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The Polar Express comes to the Moorlands

The Churnet Valley Railway is celebrating the arrival of THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride. Tickets for Christmas 2021 will be on sale from the 1st June 2021 starting from £24.95.  

Staffordshire's much-loved heritage railway is tipped to be one of the best places for believers to experience a magical Christmas this year.

 Early registrations are advised, giving access to the best ticket prices 48 hours prior to a preferred departure. To register please visit www.churnetvalleyrailway.co.uk/polar-express-train-ride 

Do you believe?   

The adventure comes to life when the train departs for a round-trip journey to the North Pole. Led by a cast of talented actors and set to the film soundtrack, passengers will relive the magic of the classic story. Children big and small are whisked away on THE POLAR EXPRESS™ for a one-hour trip to meet Santa.  

Once onboard, the conductor will work his way through the coach and punch golden tickets before hot chocolate and a delicious cookies are served by dancing chefs. The North Pole bound passengers then read along with the classic children’s book, The Polar Express, by Chris Van Allsburg. Santa and his helpers board the train to greet passengers and each guest is given the first gift of Christmas. During the trip, characters in each carriage lead fantastic onboard entertainment – just like in the Oscars-nominated award-winning film.   

Each guest will take home a keepsake sleigh bell and souvenir golden ticket in addition to the wonderful memories made on this magical trip. Just like the kids in the book, families are encouraged to wear their pyjamas for the ride. 

Customers with deferred bookings from the Churnet Valley Railway Santa & Steam Service 2020 will be automatically upgraded to THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride 

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