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SPECIAL EVENTS 2014

Easter Egg Specials
Good Friday, Easter Saturday, Sunday and Monday
18 th, 19 th, 20 th & 21 st April

A free tasty Easter treat for every child - and a chance to win a prize in our Easter Egg Hunt. Wear your Easter Bonnet!
Public Holiday timetable & standard fares apply
 
'Day Out With Thomas' ©
3 rd & 4 th May
Engines with friendly faces, children's entertainment, competitions, face painting, fairground attractions: a popular event with young fans of the Railway Stories by Rev W Awdry and his son Christopher, as seen on TV.
Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends™ and Day out with Thomas™ © 2014 Gullane (Thomas) Ltd
Special timetable : hourly departures to Birkhill from 10.30 until 15.30.
Special fares apply

Prebooking strongly advised
D8020 &27001 arriving at Boness, with 47643 in siding (Photo : Ian Lothian
Mixed Traffic Gala
31 st May & 1 st June
A special event featuring steam and heritage diesel hauled trains.
Special timetable & fares apply

Father's Day
15 th June
A Father's day treat for all the family - steam trains and classic cars. Fatherís Day Afternoon Tea (which must be pre-booked) is available on board the steam train.
Special timetable and Standard fares apply
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Thomas and the Fat Controller (Photo : Margaret Haynes)
'Day Out With Thomas' ©
26 th & 27 th July
Engines with friendly faces, children's entertainment, competitions, face painting, fairground attractions: a popular event with young fans of the Railway Stories by Rev W Awdry and his son Christopher, as seen on TV.
Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends™ and Day out with Thomas™ © 2014 Gullane (Thomas) Ltd
Special timetable : hourly departures to Birkhill from 10.30 until 15.30.
Special fares apply

Prebooking strongly advised - Click for details

'Day Out With Thomas' ©
13 th & 14 th September
Engines with friendly faces, children's entertainment, competitions, face painting, fairground attractions: a popular event with young fans of the Railway Stories by Rev W Awdry and his son Christopher, as seen on TV.
Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends™ and Day out with Thomas™ © 2014 Gullane (Thomas) Ltd
Special timetable : hourly departures to Birkhill from 10.30 until 15.30.
Special fares apply

Prebooking strongly advised - Click for details

Steam Gala
18 th & 19 th October
Special weekend featuring a variety of steam locomotives from our the SRPS fleet.
Special timetable & fares apply
Steam 'n' Scream at Birkhill (Photo : John Mayes

 

Steam 'n' Scream Hallowe'en Weekend
25 th & 26 th October
Come for some Halloween fun on the train!
Decorated coaches, Halloween treats, a fancy dress competition and other spooky fun.
Come in fancy dress or else!
Special timetable and Standard fares apply
Come in fancy dress! (No need to book)
Santa Special at Birkhill (Photo : Margaret Haynes

Santa Specials
Saturdays & Sundays 29 th November - 21 rd December
Santa travels by Steam Train, giving a gift to each of the young passengers. Christmas decorations and Christmas songs create a festive atmosphere. Adults receive seasonal refreshments at Bo'ness station.
Special timetable : departures to Birkhill at 10.30, 12.00, 13.30 & 15.00.
Special fares apply

Advance booking essential.
Please note that the Museum of Scottish Railways is not open


Winter Diesel Gala
27 th &28 th December
Primarily aimed at Diesel Enthusiasts, trains on the Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway this weekend are hauled by some of the Society's impressive collection of diesel locomotives and other locos are on show. Diesel engines are no longer a common sight hauling passenger services on mainline railways and are increasingly important on the railway preservation scene.
Special timetable & fares apply

Hogmanay 'Black Bun' Special Trains
Monday 30 th & Tuesday 31 st December

Join us for complimentary traditional Scottish Hogmanay Black Bun and a hot drink whilst travelling aboard our nostalgic steam railway, juice and shortbread for the kids! A lovely family event. Travel on one of the last steam trains to run in Scotland this year. (Black Bun is a rich fruit cake in a pastry case.)
Low season timetable applies.
Special fares apply

Please note that the Museum of Scottish Railways is not open

For further information phone :
01506 825855 (Mon-Fri, 10am-2pm)
or write to
The Scottish Railway Preservation Society
Bo'ness Station, Union Street, Bo'ness, West Lothian EH51 9AQ

or Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway website


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