All aboard with Santa at Nene Valley Railway on December 23-24

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VISITORS to Nene Valley Railway can enjoy a 55 minute ride to Peterborough and back on the festively decorated Santa Special today and tomorrow.

Station staff will be at Wansford to welcome you and Santa will be waiting in his log cabin to give presents to the children. Onboard the Santa Special there will be Thomas drinks, chocolate or sweets for the children and mince pie, alcoholic miniature, wine or a hot drink for the adults. As a special treat Santa will walk through the train, greeting travellers.

Departure times are 11.25am, 12-45pm and 2.10pm. Thomas, the children’s favourite engine, will also be in steam shunting coaches at Wansford.

Advance booking is recommended. Contact 01780 782833 or visit for further details and availability.

Return fares are £14.50 standard class and £18.50 first class.