In 2014 you can make a great start to the festive season with a visit to Santa aboard a steam train on Saturdays 29 November, 6, 13, 20 December and Sundays 30 November, 7, 14, 21 December. A train will run at 10.30, 12.00, 13.30 and 15.00 and pre-booking is essential.
Some Santa Steam Trains, especially those for the weekend before Christmas, book up quickly. For information about availability and to make an online booking please visit the website at http://www.bkrailway.co.uk/your-visit/santa-trains/
For postal bookings, those of you on our Santa Steam Trains mailing list will receive your leaflet and booking form very soon or you can download one from the website. When making postal bookings, choose different dates for your second and third choices if possible.
The Santa phone line will open from Thursday 9th October from 10.30am to 12noon and 1pm to 2.30pm. Unfortunately calls cannot be answered outwith these hours and no other SRPS phone number can be used to make a booking. Tickets cannot be purchased in person from either Bo’ness Station or our North Street Office.
During the seven mile round journey to Birkhill, Santa will meet all the children and give each one a gift. During your visit, adults will receive complimentary seasonal refreshments. So combine the nostalgia of steam with a treat for the children to make a really great day out!
The journey time is approximately one hour (please note the train will be stationary for part of the journey)
What’s more there is …
No booking fee
Wheelchair-friendly coach (please let us know in advance to book)
Station Buffet available for meals and refreshments
For full details please visit the website at http://www.bkrailway.co.uk/your-visit/santa-trains/
If you are planning a holiday in central Scotland while the Santa Trains are running why not take the children for a very pleasurable day out on a steam trains and meet Santa as well!
Ther Bo’ness and Kinneil Railway is about an hour’s drive from any of Cooper Cottages self-catering holiday cottages and would make a great family day out while staying in the area.