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SPECIAL EVENTS 2017

Easter Egg Specials
Good Friday, Easter Saturday, Sunday and Monday
14 th, 15 th, 16 th & 17 th April

A free tasty Easter treat for every child. Wear your traditional Easter Bonnet for the chance to win a prize and have fun in the Museum hunting the Easter Eggs!
Full steam timetable & standard fares apply


'Day Out With Thomas' ©
13 th & 14 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™ © 2017 Gullane (Thomas) Ltd
Special timetable : hourly departures to Birkhill from 10.30 until 15.30.
Special fares apply

Premium Fare event for which discount vouchers including Tesco vouchers, complimentary tickets, Annual membership cards & vouchers and other discount passes are not valid. Visitors cannot access the site at Bo'ness and Birkhill without a pre-booked 'Day Out With Thomas' © ticket on these dates; this includes the station platform, fairground rides, Station Buffet and other facilities which are part of the event.

Victorians at the Railway
21 st May
The Victorians transformed our railways and we invite you to explore,discover and imagine how they did this.
Full steam timetable & standard fares apply

Father's Day
18 th June
A Father's day treat for all the family - vintage trains and classic cars.
Special timetable and Standard fares apply

Thomas and the Fat Controller (Photo : Margaret Haynes)
'Day Out With Thomas' ©
29 th & 30 st 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™ © 2017 Gullane (Thomas) Ltd
Special timetable : hourly departures to Birkhill from 10.30 until 15.30.
Special fares apply

Prebooking strongly advised

'Day Out With Thomas' ©
9 th & 10 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™ © 2017 Gullane (Thomas) Ltd
Special timetable : hourly departures to Birkhill from 10.30 until 15.30.
Special fares apply

Prebooking strongly advised

Steam Gala
21 st & 22 nd October
Special weekend featuring a variety of steam locomotives from the SRPS fleet.
Special timetable & fares apply
Steam 'n' Scream at Birkhill (Photo : John Mayes

 

Steam 'n' Scream Hallowe'en Weekend
28 th & 29 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 25 th November - 17 th December
Santa travels by Steam Train, giving a gift to each of the young passengers. Christmas decorations 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.
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Hogmanay 'Black Bun' Special Trains
Saturday 30 th & Sunday 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


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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