Everyone you meet at the Cholsey & Wallingford Railway is a Volunteer - nobody receives a salary, we do it because we enjoy it - plus our aim is to help to educate future generations, and for them to experience and enjoy our heritage.
We have worked incredibly hard to ensure your future journey is COVID-19 safe - whilst also keeping your visit enjoyable! But it does mean that we will have to necessarily limit the number of people we welcome onto our services when they re-start.
Please do follow all Government rules and advice on travelling by public transport, and when you visit us we also ask you to take note of the following to get the most from your visit.
Before you travel:You must pre-book your tickets and refreshments online before travelling.
Timetable: Our timetable will vary depending on the service we are operating
A round trip from Wallingford to Cholsey and return takes around 40 - 45 mins.
Note: Some events will run with a special timetable
Sunday 18th and 25th July
Saturday 24th July
Enjoy travelling behind a Great Western Steam loco (Pannier 4612) and watch the Oxfordshire countryside roll by.
Why not add to the experience and enjoy pre-booked tea, coffee and cake that will be delivered to your seat before departure.
Saturday 10th July - SOLD OUT!
Saturday 7th August & 30th August
Take a trip on The Bunk and enjoy our popular cream tea served at your seat. Advance booking essential. (12.15 and 15:15 trains)
Alternatively book a tea, coffee and cake on our other services.
Thursday 29th July & Thursday 5th August
Take a mid-week trip on The Bunk, hauled by one of our 08 diesel locos. Tea, coffee can be purchased from the Coffee Stop at Wallingford Station.
Table for upto 4 - £20, Compartment for 6 - £30
Saturday 7th August - 6.30pm
In association with Wallingford Local Producers Market, enjoy a selection of fine cheeses paired with samples of wine. Additional wine, beer and soft drinks available to purchase on board.
Table of 2: £50
Table of 3: £75
Table of 4: £100
Arrive at 6.30pm for 7pm departure, return 9pm
Sunday 8th August
All three of our 08 diesel loco's will be in action throughout the day.
Sunday 29th August
Event details to be confirmed - Enjoy a family day out in late summer through the South Oxfordshire Countryside.
Monday 30th August
Take a steam-hauled trip on The Bunk and enjoy our popular
cream tea served at your seat.
Advance booking essential.
Date to be confirmed
Free train rides and Wickham trolley rides for our members.
Come and learn about our plans to develop the line and Wallingford station.
New members most welcome- please visit our membership page to join from as little as £16 per year.
2nd & 3rd October
Experience the feel of the 1940's. Vintage vehicles, land girls add to the atmosphere. Your local home guard platoon will be in attendance to make sure everything is under control!
More details of a 1940s evening event coming soon.
Take a spooky trip along the Bunk line
After a year off, we are welcome back Santa to the line, with our biggest ever Santa experience.
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