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Welcome to the Cholsey and Wallingford heritage railway, where you can experience the charm and nostalgia of a bygone era. Our railway offers a unique opportunity to travel back in time and enjoy a leisurely journey through the picturesque countryside. Our service runs on selected days throughout the year, our timetable further down the page shows our operating days for this year.

A round trip from Wallingford to Cholsey takes around 45 minutes, allowing you to sit back, relax, and take in the beautiful scenery (with a cream tea on selected dates).

We offer a range of fares to suit all requirements, including exclusive use of a table or compartment for groups of up to four or six passengers. Please note that pre-booked catering is not currently available for individual Adult/Children tickets, so we recommend booking a table or compartment to avoid disappointment.

We can't wait to welcome you aboard for a journey through the beautiful countryside, where you can relax, unwind, and enjoy your trip along the Bunkline. Discover our fares below for more information and dont forget it is advisable to book ahead, although some tickets are often available on the day. Online tickets are on sale until 24 hours before the service departs.

Pie and Mash

Pie, mash and a pint. Saturday 29th June.

Enjoy a locally produced meal of Pie, Mash and seasonal vegetables.

Fares and Tickets

Ticket Price Buy
Exclusive use of table of up to 4 passengers £28
Exclusive use of compartment of 6 (6 adults or 4 adults & 4 children) £45  
Adult - Unreserved seating £13  
Child (3 - 18) - Unreserved seating £6  

Enjoy a journey riding on a vintage train through the South Oxfordshire countryside with tea, coffee, and cake. A round journey lasts around 45 mins.

Note: For operational reasons, on train pre-booked catering is only available when boarding at Wallingford, and not available for individual Adult/Children tickets, please book a table/compartment 

Wheelchair Users – due to the construction and layout of our 1950s coaches access is very limited for people with mobility issues. Wheelchair users may travel along with one accompanied companion in the Guard's brake van, a ramp can be provided to aid boarding. Please contact us in advance and we will endeavour to assist you.

Concessionary Travel Offer

Buy one Standard Adult ticket (£13) and one carer or companion is admitted for standard travel free of charge per wheelchair user, visually impaired visitor, or another person whose disability necessitates a carer. Please note concessionary fares are not available on any dining services.

Well-behaved pet dogs are welcome and travel free of charge – please keep them off the seats or in any dining areas. 

Buggies and Strollers can be accommodated on the train in the Guards brake van, please see a member of our train crew. They may also be left at Wallingford Station, please see a member of our Platform staff.

Timetable

Please note our timetable may vary depending on the service we are operating and during special events.

Services will be either steam or heritage diesel depending on operational availability and the railway reserves the right to change any advertised loco as required.

Departure Times

 

Wallingford

11.00, 12.30, 14.00, 15.30

Cholsey

11.30, 13.00, 14.30

Start your heritage railway journey today and book your tickets to travel through the countryside on "The Bunk"

Pie and Mash

Pie, mash and a pint. Saturday 29th June.

Enjoy a locally produced meal of Pie, Mash and seasonal vegetables.

The Wallingford Fryer - Fish and Chips Train

The Wallingford Fryer. Saturday 17th August.

Enjoy an evening on the Bunk Line with a fish and chip supper.

Cream Tea

Enjoy a fabulous cream tea whilst riding behind a heritage locomotive through South Oxfordshire. Available Sunday 16th June - SOLD OUT, Sunday 25th August and Monday 26th August.

Our amazing cream teas are back in 2024 with Cream Tea trains running on Fathers Day and various dates during the year.

Start your heritage railway journey today and book your tickets to travel through the countryside on "The Bunk"

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