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Christmas trains in the Midlands and Wales

Christmas trains are rolling across the Midlands and Wales this holiday season. Catch a Santa Train or ride a specialty Christmas train at a railway near you.

Key to holiday icons

Train ride includes visit with Santa
Official Polar Express train ride
Specialty ride; Santa does not appear.

Holiday illuminations
Christmas shopping excursion
New Year's party or dinner train

East Midlands

Battlefield Line Railway

Shackerstone, Leicestershire

Santa Trains

Saturday 20 & Sunday 21 December

Tuesday 23 & Wednesday 24 December

Mince Pie Specials

Saturday 27 — Monday 29 December

Wednesday 31 December & Thursday 1 January

Ecclesbourne Valley Railway

Wirksworth, Derbyshire

Santa Trains

Saturday 20 & Sunday 21 December

Wednesday 24 December

New Year Trains and Fizz

Thursday 1 January

Great Central Railway

Loughborough, Leicestershire

Santa Steam Trains

Saturday 20 – Wednesday 24 December

Christmas Day Train

Thursday 25 December

Christmas Holiday Trains

Friday 26 December – Friday 2 January

New Year's Eve Dinner Train

Wednesday 31 December

Great Central Railway - Nottingham

Ruddington, Nottinghamshire

Santa Specials Trains

Saturday 20 & Sunday 21 December

Christmas Eve Santa Specials

Wednesday 24 December

Winter Holiday Trains

Saturday 27 & Sunday 28 December

Midland Railway Centre

Ripley, Derbyshire

Santa Specials

Saturday 20 – Wednesday 24 December

Festive Trains

Saturday 27 – Wednesday 31 December

New Year's Day Train

Thursday 1 January

Northampton & Lamport Railway

Chapel Brampton, Northampton

Santa's Special Trains

Saturday 20 & Sunday 21 December

Peak Rail

Matlock, Derbyshire

Santa and Steam Specials

Saturday 20 – Wednesday 24 December

Wales

Barry Tourist Railway

Barry, Glamorgan

Santa Special Trains

Saturday 20 December & Sunday 21 December

Brecon Mountain Railway

Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan

Santa Special Family Trains

Saturday 20 – Tuesday 23 December

Fairbourne Steam Railway

Fairbourne, Gwynedd

Santa Specials

Saturday 20 & Sunday 21 December

Gwili Steam Railway – Rheilffordd Ager y Gwili

Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

Santa's Magical Steam Trains

Saturday 20 – Tuesday 24 December

Llanberis Lake Railway

Llanberis, Caernarfonshire

Santa Trains

Saturday 20 December & Sunday 21 December

Pontypool & Blaenavon

Blaenavon, Monmouthshire

Steam Santa Specials

Saturday 20 & Monday 22 December

Rheilffordd Talyllyn Railway

Tywyn, Gwynedd

Santa Special Trains

Saturday 20 & Sunday 21 December

Wednesday 24 December

Mince Pie Special Trains

Friday 26 December – Thursday 1 January

Vale of Rheidol Railway

Aberystwyth, Cardiganshire

Santa Trains

Saturday 20 December – Tuesday 23 December

Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway

Llanfair Caereinion, Powys

Santa Specials

Saturday 20 December & Sunday 21 December

Ffestiniog Railway

Porthmadog, Gwynedd

Santa Specials

Saturday 20 & Sunday 21 December

Welsh Highland Railway

Caernarfon, Gwynedd

Santa Specials

Saturday 20 & Sunday 21 December

West Midlands

Amerton Railway

Stowe by Chartley, Staffordshire

Santa Specials

Saturday 20 & Sunday 21 December

Chasewater Railway

Brownhills, Staffordshire

Santa Specials

Saturday 20 & Sunday 21 December

Tuesday 23 & Wednesday 24 December

Mince Pie Specials

Thursday 1 January

Churnet Valley Railroad

Cheddleton, Staffordshire

Santa & Steam Trains

Saturday 20 – Wednesday 24 December

Mince Pie Special Trains

Saturday 27 & Sunday 28 December

Wednesday 31 December

Foxfield Steam Railway

Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire

Santa Specials

Saturday 20 – Wednesday 24 December

Severn Valley Railway

Kidderminster, Worcestershire

Santa Steam Specials

Saturday 20 & Sunday 21 December

Wednesday 24 December

Christmas Carol Trains

Saturdays 13 & 20 December

Christmas Carvery Excursion

Tuesday 16 – Thursday 18 December

Santa Heralds Trains

Friday 19 December

Monday 22 & Tuesday 23 December

Festive Season Service Trains

Friday 26 December – Sunday 4 January 2015

Telford Steam Railway

Telford, Shropshire

Santa's Special Trains

Saturday 20 & Sunday 21 December


 

 

 

 

 

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