We have two trips planned: a 07:00 departure from Ravenglass and a 13:10 departure from Ravenglass. The train will stop and perform run pasts in various locations along the line, in both directions, where access is not normally available to the public. You are welcome to photograph the engines being prepared in the morning too.
Both cafes at Ravenglass and Dalegarth will be open for you to purchase food and refreshments.
This event is outdoors so please ensure that you wear appropriate clothing and footwear. Tickets are £40 per person and there is a small limited number available.
Please note dogs are not allowed at this event.
The train will depart from Ravenglass at 10:50 and will return back down the valley from Dalegarth at 13:10.
Ticket prices are £18 adult, £11 child (aged 5 - 15), children under 5 travel for free, £1.50 dogs.
This is a special service so numbers are limited and event tickets are required.
Come and enjoy a magical journey onboard the 'Santa Express' to meet Father Christmas and explore his Dalegarth grotto. All children will receive an age-appropriate gift and parents get a mince pie and a glass of mulled wine/tea/coffee!
Train times are as follows: 10:00 12:50 15:40
Christmas lunches are also available to book to make your day even more special. Lunch timeslots are specific for the train you are booked onto. If you are travelling on the 10:00 train lunch is after your return at 12:50, for the 12:50 train lunch is before departure at 11:30 and for the 15:40 train lunch is also before your departure at 14:30.
Prices for the Santa Express 2017:
£19.95 adult and child (aged 1-11) £12.65 child (aged 12-15), free for children under 1 year.
£13.00 adult lunch, £7.00 child lunch.
*Please note, dogs are not allowed on this event *