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Dec 03 2023


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A Magical Journey to the North Pole from Swanage Railway!

THE POLAR EXPRESS™  is coming to Swanage Railway this winter for the first time! A chance to step aboard this enchanting train experience and be transported into the captivating world of the beloved film.
Immerse yourself in a theatrical day filled with joy, surprises, and endless fun for the whole family. Get ready to sing, dance, and witness the magic unfold while indulging in delicious hot chocolate. Dress in your comfiest pyjamas and let the festive atmosphere surround you, creating unforgettable memories.

When is the Polar Express running at Swanage Railway?

THE POLAR EXPRESS™ will run from Swanage Railway from November 17th to December 30th 2023. Tickets are exclusively available on and demand is expected to be huge.

THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride has become a beloved Christmas tradition in the UK, with over 300,000 guests taking the magical trip at 11 locations in 2022. Worldwide, over 1.4 million guests enjoyed this enchanting experience last season.
During the one-hour train ride, expect to be immersed in festive fun, accompanied by songs and characters from the film. As it is Christmas, and with magic filling the air, you never know who you might encounter or receive a special gift from. Just be sure to stay on the good list!
The steam train will take up to five journeys each day, with seven carriages: Rudolph, Blitzen, Comet, Dasher, Prancer, Vixen, and Cupid, the accessible carriage. For locomotive fans, the carriages include a beautiful 1930s Maunsell coach (Rudolph), and five 1950s, British Railway Standard Carriages.

Ticket prices from £53.20

THE POLAR EXPRESS and all related characters and elements © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. (s23). Based on THE POLAR EXPRESS book and characters © & ™ 1985 by Chris Van Allsburg. Used by permission of Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved. Service provided by Fused Event and Crosstown Concerts not the Swanage Railway.
Swanage Railway does not take nor administer bookings, Swanage Railway gift cards, memberships, Season Tickets or promotional vouchers cannot be used against this product.

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