Standard Travel 2 Train Service

Our Standard Travel Service With 2 Trains

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'Standard Travel' refers to the normal running days (non special event days) at the Watercress Line - the blue, green and orange days on our calendar

Our fares give you all day unlimited travel, enabling you to explore all four period stations and the nearby towns and attractions all on one travel ticket.


10.50 12.00 12.50 2.00 2.50 4.00
Medstead   11.04 12.15 1.04 2.15 3.04 4.15
Ropley   11.16 12.27  1.16  2.27 3.16  4.27 
Alresford arr   11.24 12.35  1.24  2.35  3.24  4.35 
Alresford dep 11.00  11.45 1.00 1.45 3.00 3.45  
Ropley 11.16  12.00  1.16 2.00  3.16  4.00   
Medstead 11.27  12.15  1.27  2.15 3.27  4.15   
Alton 11.40 12.28 1.40 2.28 3.40 4.28

On blue days on our calendar we run 2 locomotives on our Standard Service 2 timetable. 

Please note on October weekends: the locomotives will be one steam and the Hampshire Unit Heritage Diesel (10.50 departing Alton). At all other times we run 2 steam locomotives. 

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.


Adult /Senior £16
Child (age 2-16yrs) £8
Child (under 2 yrs) FREE
Family (2A+2C) £40
Disabled   One FREE adult carer per full fare paying disabled child or adult

Selected promotional, TESCO and other vouchers are all valid for standard travel fares bought on the day at any of our stations. Promotional vouchers cannot be used for advance bookings via the website or telephone. Only one promotional offer can be used per transaction.

PLEASE NOTE: Our special events each have their own fares and timetables, and terms and conditions may apply. Please see individual events for details. 

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