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Can you work out whodunnit?
Enjoy marvellous food and murder with our popular Murder Mystery Nights

Have you got what it takes to follow the clues and catch the killer before dessert? Work up an appetite for some serious sleuthing on our incredibly popular Murder Mystery Nights, brought to you by the award winning After Dark Entertainment.

Put on your thinking caps and enjoy a variety of sinister scenarios performed on-board, all whilst tucking into a delicious three course meal – phew!

Don't take our word for it ...

We are really proud of the first class service we deliver and so are our passengers. From the red carpet entrance to the personal welcome from our Dining Manager, these little touches add to the overall ambience of the evening and keep customers coming back time and time again. Read our TripAdvisor reviews to discover more about our dining experiences.


Dates, Times and Prices

Murder Mystery Nights run on selected Fridays and Saturdays between January and November, for a full list of dining dates download the Dining Experiences Calendar below. Menus for vegetarians are available for download at the bottom of the page. If you need to make provisions for other dietary requirements please ensure you contact us on 0161 764 7790 when booking your seats.

Our Murder Mystery Nights are adult only and are priced at £54.95 per head.

The diners start at Bury Bolton Street Station at 6:45pm and return at approximately 10:15pm.


1950s Rock 'N' Roll

Who's cruisin' for a bruisin'? Join us as we go together to discover which guy or gal committed murder on prom night in this fifties spectacular.

16 Sep 2016

Stilton & Wild Mushroom Cheesecake
with cranberry sauce

Fillet Breast of Chicken
with roasted lemon and rosemary sauce

Chocolate Truffle Torte
with fresh cream

Scary Tales

A murder has been committed in the land of 'Happily Never After', where your favourite fairy tale characters aren't quite as you remember them ...

7 Oct 2016

Smoked Mackerel Pâté
with beetroot and horseradish chutney

Feather Blade of Beef
with porter ale, mushrooms and onions

Baileys Crème Brûlée
with forest berries

Secret Agent

A murder has been committed and Her Majesty's Secret Service needs you. With the help of some glues (and a martini or two) can you catch the man with the golden gun?

3 Sep 2016

Seasonal Melon & Parma Ham
with salad and balsamic dressing

Fillet of Chicken Breast
with a rich chasseur sauce

Rum & Raisin Cheesecake
with fresh cream

The North Pole Diner Express

With your golden ticket in hand, step on board the North Pole Diner Express, and with the help of the conductor, see if you can solve the Christmas crime before the silver slay bells ring!

9 Dec 2016

Classic Prawn Cocktail
with a Marie Rose Dressing

Orange Glazed Breast of Duck
with a Grand Marnier sauce

Tiramisu Torte
with fresh cream

23 Dec 2016

Mushroom, Port & Stilton Pâté
with melba toast and a baby leaf salad

Slow Roasted Lamb Shank
with creamed potatoes and mint and rosemary gravy

Chocolate Duo Teardrop Torte
with fresh cream

Main courses are served with seasonal local market vegetables and potatoes. Prices include return train travel. Drinks from the bar are not included. Vegetarian options are available and must be pre-ordered when booking. We also cater for any special dietary requirements. For full details including how to pre-order please see our Terms and Conditions page.

Our visitors say…

  • Went on the murder mystery night with friends. Food was gorgeous just the right portions and to a high standard. Staff were lovely very helpful and polite. Entertainment was brilliant. Would recommend a night on the railway to everyone who wants good food and a fun night. Definitely will be returning.

Notices and promotions

  • Drinks Menu
  • More ways to book

    Pre-booking is essential and early booking is recommended. To make a booking simply select one of the following options:

    Telephone: 0161 764 7790
    (daily 10am - 4pm)

    Pop into our Information Office
    Bury Bolton Street Station, Bolton Street, Bury, BL9 0EY (daily 10am - 4pm)

    See our Terms and Conditions. Online booking fees apply. Payment can be made by credit or debit card or cash. Cash payments can be made at Bury Bolton Street Station only.

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