Island Line

The Island Line railway on the Isle of Wight operates between Ryde Pier Head and Shanklin, serving Smallbrook Junction, Brading, Sandown and Lake stations along the way.

It serves this beautiful island, just off England’s south coast and less than 2 hours from London Waterloo across the stunning waters of the Solent. Now a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve (one of only six in the UK), the island is recognised as one of the best places in the world to explore the sustainable way people interact with their natural environment.

There is a wealth of attractions and things to do on the Isle of Wight all year round: stunning beaches and harbours, wonderful food, festivals, dinosaur walks and museums. And, of course, the Isle of Wight Steam Railway.

Visit Isle of Wight has all the latest on what’s coming up on the Isle of Wight, so plan your trip, check out our special offers and come and travel on the Island Line – serving the island since 1864. 

Community Rail Partnership

Working with the local community on the Isle of Wight

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Fact File

Interesting facts about the Island Line

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Plan my Trip

Getting to the Isle of Wight

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Steam Railway

The Isle of Wight's Award Winning Steam Railway

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Things to do on the Isle of Wight

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Tickets and Special Offers

Ticket types, fares and offers

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