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The Queen's Platinum Jubilee

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The Queen's Platinum Jubilee 2022

We are pleased to announce that Bahamas Locomotive will be hauling all of our passenger services on Sunday 5th June

Join us for a trip on a Jubilee to celebrate The Jubilee Event!

The ‘Jubilee’ class of locomotive was designed by Sir William Stanier on his arrival at the London Midland and Scottish Railway. During his review of locomotive requirements he found that the company required a locomotive capable of hauling fast secondary express passenger services between major cities but where loading gauge restrictions may exclude his newly built 4-6-2 Pacific Princess Royal class engines. This class of engine was derived from an older class of engine known as the Patriot Class which had been designed by his predecessor, Henry Fowler.

As no. 5596, ‘Bahamas’ was built in the Scottish area of the LMS by the North British Locomotive Company and entered service with the London Midland & Scottish Railway in January 1935. The engine was initially allocated to Crewe before moving on to various sheds around the English area of the LMS including Carlisle Kingmoor, Grimethorpe and Millhouses in Sheffield. Finally, no.45596 (as it had become by then under BR) was allocated to Stockport Edgeley in 1962. The engine remained here for four years and after hauling a number of enthusiast’s specials was withdrawn from traffic.

Join the NVR as we celebrate steam hauled services with Bahamas n Sunday 5th June as part of our Platinum Jubilee Celebration

Four Day's of Traditional English Celebration's - Fun for all the family 

Pre-Purchased Tickets on-line

Ticket Prices   Platform Only Tickets
Adult/Senior = £20           Adult = £5
Child = £12   Child = £2
Family = £60 (2 Adults + Up to 3 Children + free Dog)   Family = £10
Carer = £5    
Dog = £2

Click Here for the Weekends Timetables

Thursday 2nd June - Platform Street Party at Wansford Station with Mally's Gin Bar  with entertainment all day from DJ Howlin Wolf
Click Here to Purchase Rover Travel Tickets for Thursday 2nd June                                                                        
Friday 3rd June - Family Fish & Chip Train Purchase Tickets 

Click here to purchase Rover Travel Tickets for Friday 3rd June

Saturday 4th June - Family Afternoon Tea

                                Mally's Gin Bar

                                Evening Jolly Fisherman Service Purchase Tickets 
Click here to purchase Rover Travel Tickets for Saturday 4th June

Sunday 5th June - Ale By Rail Train - Visiting Locomotive Bahamas will be hauling all services - Purchase Tickets 

                              DJ Howlin Wolf entertaining us all day on the platform at Wansford Station


Booking information

Where a ticket includes alcohol customers must be aged 18 and over. Customers may be asked for ID.