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Autumn Steam Gala

Our Autumn Steam Gala always aims for the spectacular, with a dazzling display of steam powered magic! This year we are working on a Great Western Railway theme. Over 3 days we run an intensive timetable - giving you the opportunity to ride behind as many of the engines as possible, as well as giving great photo opportunities.

Guest Locos have been announced: GWR 'Auto Tank' 1450 together with autocoach W231 will be joining Manor Class No. 7812 Erlestoke Manor, Castle Class No. 5029 Nunney Castle, Hall Class No. 6960 Raveningham Hall, GWR Tank 4270 and Britannia Class No.70000 Britannia renumbered as 70025 Western star especially for the event!

More details to follow soon!


Adult £25
Adult 3 day pass £50
Child (aged 2-16 yrs) £13
Child under 2 FREE
Family (2 Adults and 2 Children 1 child effectively free) £63

Advance tickets include all booking fees and tickets cost the same on the day.

Entry is by travel ticket only. Once tickets are purchased they cannot be changed or cancelled for any reason. Site/platform tickets, intermediate fares and discount vouchers, including Tesco Clubcard vouchers, are NOT VALID for this event.
We are unable to offer footplate rides during this event.

FREE parking at Ropley in the field.
The Company does not guarantee that the trains will arrive or depart at the times stated and reserves the right to cancel, alter or suspend any train without notice, or to substitute a different train should this be necessary for whatever reason.