CHOLSEY & WALLINGFORD RAILWAY

CHOLSEY & WALLINGFORD RAILWAY

  The Bunk Line - Home of the Cholsey and Wallingford Railway Preservation Society 

Timetable for all services

Wallingford: 11.00  12.00  13.00  14.00  15.00  16.00   
Cholsey:        11.20  12.20  13.20  14.20  15.20  16.20   
Trains only run on the days listed below

While we intend to operate as advertised, all services, events and fares may be altered due to prevailing circumstances. While we shall always try to give notice of any last minute changes this may not always be possible.

We are currently operating heritage diesel locomotives.  Our resident steam locomotive is currently away being overhauled, and its expected return has now been delayed until mid-2019.



26th & 27th May - Irish and Guinness Weekend
Did you know two of our locos hauled tanks of the black stuff around the Guinness Brewery? 
Grab yourself a pint of the black stuff from the Brake Coach Bar whilst travelling behind one of our diesel locos.  We will also have Irish Food & Entertainment - more info coming soon.

27th May - Cream Tea Specials
Our cream team specials are available on 27th May on the 14:00 departure from Wallingford

16th June - Fathers' Day & Closure Anniversary
We look back at the closure of the line by British Railways in June 1959.  Fathers travel half price when travelling with a fare paying adult.
Treat dad to a cream tea too on the 14:00 service

29th & 30th June - Children's Weekend
Our trains and stations will become magical paradises fit for wizards and princesses - come in your best fancy dress!  Children travel for £1 when accompanied by a fare paying adult.

20th & 21 July - 60s Gala
An extra special event featuring a disco & period dress and some extra special .  Optional dress code of "60s faboulous" for a twist and shout!

25th & 26th August - Bank holiday running
Enjoy the last bank holiday of the summer with a trip on the Bunkline

31st August & 1st September - Bunkfest
Let the train take the strain and get you to Wallingford's premier festival of folk, dancing, dancing and beer! Musicians will be on the trains, and buskers at Wallingford Station.  Beer will be served on the trains and station (subject to license approval).
Late night services will once again run this year with late trains on Saturday evening and a later service on Sunday.

7th & 8th September - Agatha Christie Weekend
Agatha Christie is buried in St Mary's church, right by the line in Cholsey.  Wallingford Museum and other parts of the town and villages celebrate her life and works.

28th & 29th September - 1940s Weekend
One of the CWR's most popular themed events in 2018 and not to be missed with living history displays, "Talk's in the Toad", War time vehicles and other 1940s displays around the Station Site along with period dress and "vintage teas"

26th October - Hallowe'en Trains
Gifts for children aged 1 - 7 distributed by the 'Witch of Wallingford'.  Are you brave enough to face the Witch of Wallingford so close to All Hallows' Eve?

Santa Specials - "Save the Date!"
7th, 8th, 14th, 15th, 21st & 22nd December
Our Santa Specials run to a different timetable - look out for publicity later in the year