There are no standard passenger services running today - The next service will be on Saturday 1st April 2017 using the Sci-Fi on the Sidings Timetable 2017

Santa Specials

Dates for this event

  • 25th November 2017,
  • 26th November 2017,
  • 2nd December 2017,
  • 3rd December 2017,
  • 9th December 2017,
  • 10th December 2017,
  • 16th December 2017,
  • 17th December 2017,
  • 21st December 2017,
  • 22nd December 2017,
  • 23rd December 2017,
  • 24th December 2017
Santa Specials

Ho Ho Ho

Take a steam train ride through a winter wonderland on what has become a tradition for many families in the North West. Soak up the atmosphere with carol singers and brass bands and meet Father Christmas and his crew of happy helpers as they travel through the train handing presents out to the little ones and mince pies and a festive tipple to the grown ups.

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