Days Out

Thomas returns to the Spa Valley Railway in September 2018!

Book now to join Thomas the Tank Engine™ and his friends, who will be waiting to meet everyone at the Spa Valley Railway in Tunbridge Wells, Kent on 29 and 30 September and 6 and 7 October 2018.

Experience a ride behind a real steam engine, shake hands with the Fat Controller, take part in Thomas themed activities in the Imagination Station and Meet Rusty & Dusty!

Thomas will spend most of the day at his Ffarquhar Station to ensure he can meet everyone, but his Steam and Diesel friends will take it in turns to pull the special trains to and from Tunbridge Wells West. Attractions at Tunbridge Wells West include the Imagination Station, Face Painting/Temporary Tattoos, Thomas films and vintage penny machines. Board your booked train at Tunbridge Wells West for a ride behind a friend of Thomas along the branch line to meet Thomas at Ffarquhar station.

The attractions at Tunbridge Wells West are open between 10:15 & 16:00 and can be visited at any time during a visit. If travelling on the last two trains of each day, please visit the attractions at Tunbridge Wells West before taking a train ride as they will be closed when these trains return.

All tickets can be pre-booked including those for the Fat Controllers Tea Party train (final departure of each day ONLY). There is an additional charge for children on this train, with the fare including a tea party box.  Adults pay the standard fare.

Special fares apply for this event:

Tickets booked in advance:

Adult: £15
Child (18 mths-10yrs): £10
Family (2A + 2C): £47.50
Children under 18 months: FREE!
Tea Party Supplement (Child only) £6

On the day:
Adult: £16
Child (18 mths-10yrs): £11
Family: (2A + 2C) £50
Children under 18 months: FREE!


There is no additional charge to take part in Thomas activities. Trains will depart from Tunbridge Wells West at 10.15, 11.30, 12.40, 14.00 & 15.10.

Advance booking is strongly recommended as these trains can sell out fast!


For more information about the Spa Valley Railway visit


Spa Valley Railway, West Station, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN2 5QY    Tel: 01892 537715

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