Santa Specials to run at Ribble Steam Railway

Posted on - 20th October, 2014 - 7:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Christmas, Kid's stuff, Riversway, Things to Do in and around Preston, What's On in Preston
A Santa's Special on the line in 2010 Pic: Johnny English

A Santa’s Special on the line in 2010 Pic: Johnny English

The Ribble Steam Railway is preparing to run its seasonal Santa Special services.


Set on Preston Dock, Riversway, the steam railway and museum offers a festive ride for all the family.

Six trains during each day of operation are to be run on the Docklands rail line, with the first train at 10.30am and the last train at 3.30pm.

Chris Mills from the steam railway said: “Create a warm and magical Christmas memory with a Santa Steam Special experience. A perfect family get together, sprinkled with some festive fun, excitement and laughter. This popular annual Ribble Steam Railway train event provides pleasure and entertainment for all the family, and it’s great way to get everyone in the mood for their Christmas Celebrations.”

Watch a video of the Santa’s Special in action below, or if you’re on our app click here to watch.

The steam trains are to run on:
Saturday 6 December
Sunday 7 December
Saturday 13 December
Sunday 14 December
Saturday 20 December
Sunday 21 December
Monday 22 December
Tuesday 23 December

Tickets need to be booked in advance via the Preston Tourist Information office on 01772 253 731.

They cost £8.50 for adults and £5 for infants (6 months to 23 months old). Children are aged 2 plus and are £9.

Have you ever ridden a Santa’s Special? Let us know in the comments below

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