The Rookies are back this summer

Want to treat your mini train fan to an extra special experience this summer? We’ve got just the thing.

Back by popular demand! Calling all mini train fans

From 5 - 30 August, we’re inviting children from all across our routes to go behind the scenes at their local station. They’ll see what goes into running a real-life railway station and get hands-on with all sorts of different activities. These could include learning how to dispatch a train, making a station announcement and even meeting a driver in the cab of the train (whatever you do, don’t press the big red button), though each station will have its own programme. *

* By this we mean that it won’t be possible to provide exactly the same activities at all of our stations, as these are working stations, so please check your station’s programme before your little Rookie sets their heart on something.

Dates to remember

Rookies will run from 5 - 30 August 2019 and tickets will be available on Wednesday 24 July at 10AM

No grown-ups allowed

That means children aged 5 to 11 years old. Sorry mums and dads.

Activities across all routes

We'll try to keep things similar, but each station will have it's own fun-filled programme

Working stations, real life scenarios

Expect excitement, goodies and unforgettable fun

Group travel

Group discount

Got the whole gang with you? Book together and you'll make some serious savings if there are more than three of you.

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Family offer

Take the family on an adventure and grab a fixed price ticket from £65.

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