The Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Railway has been running its popular Santa Specials since 1981. Although a lot has changed in the past 40 years the core of the experience remains the same- steam trains and Santa Claus.
Santa Special’s include:
Journey: New Romney Station (TN28 8PL) to Hythe Station.
Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th November
Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th December
Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th December
Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th December
Wednesday 21st, Thursday 22nd, Friday 23rd & Saturday 24th December
Timetable New Romney departures:
09:50 New Romney to Hythe. 55 minutes at Hythe. Depart Hythe at 11:20
11:00 New Romney to Hythe. 55 minutes at Hythe. Depart Hythe at 12:30.
12:30 New Romney to Hythe. 55 minutes at Hythe. Depart Hythe at 2:00.
1:50 New Romney to Hythe. 55 minutes at Hythe. Depart Hythe at 3:20
3:00 New Romney to Hythe. 55 minutes at Hythe. Depart Hythe at 4:30
4:20 New Romney to Hythe. 55 minutes at Hythe. Depart Hythe at 5:50
Fare: £25 per person
The Royal Saloon is available for selected journeys for up to 8 passengers for an additional £70.00.
‘Gladys’ the Bar Car tickets coming soon.
More information about our Heritage Carriage options can be found here: https://www.rhdr.org.uk/heritage-carriages/
TICKETS COMING SOON
Bonus Bug rides at Hythe
Locomotive no.4, The Bug, traditionally only pulling Santa, will this year specially be pulling coaches for families to ride the length of the platform (subject to availability). Location: Platform 3 at Hythe.
Complimentary children’s activity sheets
Each child will receive an RH&DR activity sheet. Please bring your own pencils.
Wrap up warm - we always advise our passengers to wrap up warm during the winter months. We will try to keep queues to a minimum but some queuing may happen outdoors. You’re welcome to bring a blanket for extra cosiness on the train journey.
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