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Thomas the Tank Engine

The East Lancashire Railway is looking for the nation’s biggest Thomas the Tank Engine fan to become our “Junior Station Master” at our Day Out with Thomas event on 5 – 6 October.

Lucky winners will be able to make a station announcement with The Fat Controller, sell tickets like a real train master and even sound Thomas’ whistle! The “Junior Station Master” will also guard the Thomas Train whilst their family ride along, with full day passes that include access to all of the activities and afford unlimited travel on steam and diesel trains.

To enter, share a picture of your little ones on the ELR Facebook page explaining why they should be awarded this once in a lifetime prize! The winning entry will be presented with a “Junior Station Master” certificate and a special ELR and Thomas & Friends TM goody bag. Entries must be in by midday on Monday 30th September.

Day Out with Thomas is at the East Lancashire Railway on the 5th and 6th of October. You can find out more about the event here.

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