Meet at 8.30 Ravenglass Station for a tour around the workshops and a cup of tea in the Turntable Café, pick up your packed lunch, before embarking on the seven mile journey up the line to photograph passing engines en route. At Dalegarth enjoy some free time before heading back on the single line journey to your starting point at Ravenglass.
Limited places, book in advance, £45 per person includes welcome tea/coffee, packed lunch (sandwich, crisps, piece of fruit and bottle of water), guided photography walk and single train journey back down the valley.
Please note this event must be booked in advance as tickets are limited.
This is an outdoor event and requires an average level of fitness (you will be walking seven miles on ballast). Please bring suitable clothing.
Basic packed lunch is provided (sandwich, tray bake, piece of fruit). Please advise of any dietary requirement.
All participants must be aged 16 or over.
Price: Adult £5, child free. Train fare required.
Appropriate footwear essential
Walking equipment required
Limited to 20 people.
*free child entry when dressed up and accompanied by a full paying adult.
Go behind the scenes and find out how an engine works with the author of Peters Railway as your guide, plus find out all about the history of the Railway in our Museum. Learn all about how our engines work and then travel up to Dalegarth, with a ride on a steam engine, where you will be read a Peter’s Railway story.
Ticket holders will receive a ride all day ticket that will be valid all day so that you can travel to Dalegarth, and each child will receive a Peters Railway book that you can have signed by the author himself!
There will be 2 groups on both days at either 10am or 12:30pm.
Tickets are £15 adult and £7.50 child, ticket numbers are limited to 30 for each session and children must be accompanied by an adult (1 adult per 2 children maximum).
Please note: this event is not suitable for children under 5 years old due to the engineers workshop part of the event.
Ticket numbers are limited so advance booking is essential.
This event is part of our normal service and there will be a small charge for activities.
Call Statesman Rail to book on 0345 310 2458 or visit statesmanrail.com.
Travel the line in darkness and keep those eyes peeled for some of our fiendish friends! This event is very popular and must be booked in advance.
Ticket includes all day travel and a reserved seat on the Ghost Train from Dalegarth.
The Ghost Train steams out of Dalegarth Hollow at 6pm but please note that this is a one way journey only. Make sure you park in Ravenglass and allow time to catch the train up the valley. Activities at Dalegarth include facepainting and spooky arts & crafts.
Tickets are £16 adult, £8 child (3-15), children under 3 are free.
Ticket includes all day travel on the railway, a reserved seat on the Ghost Train from Dalegarth, activities at Dalegarth station and a spooky sweet goody bag when, or if, you return!
Please note: dogs are not allowed at this event. This event is very popular and tickets must be booked in advance.
*Please note, dogs are not allowed on this event *
Prices for the Santa Express 2017:
Adult - £19.95
Child (aged 1 - 11) - £19.95
Child (aged 12 - 15) - £12.65
Child (under 1 year) - Free
Adult Lunches - £13.00
Child Lunches - £7.00
Train times are as follows:
Christmas lunches are also available to book to make your day even more special. Lunch times are:
11:30 - before the 12:50 train
12:50 - after the 10:00 train
14:30 - before the 15:40 train