2 Tickets for the Price of 1 at Leighton Buzzard Railway
Trip the light fantastic with this great offer from Carrentals.co.uk and Leighton Buzzard Railway. Buy one ticket for a trip behind a historic narrow-gauge steam locomotive and get a second ticket absolutely FREE!
The offer is available until 28th October 2007. To claim your free ticket simply download this voucher and present it when you buy your ticket for Leighton Buzzard Railway, Bedfordshire.
Make Time for the Leighton Buzzard Slow Train
This family attraction, popular for almost 40 years, is a unique piece of industrial heritage from the lost age of the English light railway.
Probably the only substantial survivor of the many 2 ft gauge light railways built for industrial use in Britain, the line has carried a steam-hauled passenger train service since 1968, and it now boasts one of the largest and most important collections of narrow-gauge stock in the country.
The 70-minute round trip from Page’s Park station to Stonehenge Works covers just under 3 miles of sharp curves, steep gradients and level crossings; with surprises around every corner as your historic steam engine makes its leisurely way through the Bedfordshire countryside to the north of Leighton Buzzard.
All children receive a free Rail Trail activity pack, and other souvenirs can be bought from the railway shop, which also stocks a wide range of Thomas The Tank Engine merchandise.
Stonehenge Works is the base for repairing locomotives and rolling stock some of which can be seen in the works yard; and from a special viewing area you can see the footplate crew topping up the passenger train locomotive with coal and water before the return journey.
There’s ample free parking, a large public park with a children’s play area and sporting facilities, plus a wide selection of food, drinks and ice cream from Dobbers Diner, the ideal child-friendly place to relax.
Other attractions include a small exhibition telling the story of the railway and the people who worked it, including a life-size model of a “dobber” - a sand-quarry worker - who would have loaded the railway wagons by hand in the 1900’s. Dobbers Diner at Page’s Park station houses an exhibition of historic photographs celebrating the work of such men and the railway’s own industrial heritage.
For further information about the Leighton Buzzard Railway including dates and opening times, visit the website at: http://www.buzzrail.co.uk or telephone: 01525 373888.
Terms and Conditions:
- One free ticket with the purchase of a full price ticket
- Offer is valid until 28th October 2007
- Not valid in conjunction with any other offer