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Sunday for Steam & Vintage Diesel

It could be a good time to visit the Railway - as the trains in June are more generally lightly loaded and there are plenty of seats available - so that you can spread out and thoroughly enjoy the journey.

See the foothills of the Chilterns in their early summer lush and you might spot some of our local wildlife too - it is rather rare not to see the Red Kites whirling overhead.

All the while your steam locomotive is lazily billowing out steam past your window or the vintage diesel is growling its way along the line on the gentle 50-minute round trip from Chinnor to Thame Junction and return. Our volunteers will be making their way through the train with an at-seat service of tea, coffee and light refreshments.

We are also delighted to have Boxcrazy-Sue Dunnett doing craft sessions for Children on our steam train services on Sunday 24 June 2018. There are a variety of projects that can be achieved on your journey and which will enhance you and your children's experience of the trip.

The cost of the craft session is a modest £4 extra per Child (payable to Sue on the day, cash or card) and Sue and her helper(s) say there is a minimum of 8 children and maximum of 20 per craft session on any one journey.

You can reserve one or more Child places here and book your train tickets online in the same transaction - Child (5-15 yrs) rail ticket for travel with Sue IF BOOKED ONLINE is just £1 (offer not available at the station).

P.S. You could take a trip with Sue and then do a second run in our normal seated accommodation (your Rover travel tickets are valid all day) and both experiences will keep young minds happy and contented, plus Sue's work is truly beautiful too!

Also, why not make several trips along the line - your travel tickets are valid all day long, of course!


On Sunday 24 June trains will depart Chinnor station at 11.00 (steam only), 12.15 (vintage diesel only), 13.30 (steam only), 15.00 (steam only) and 16.30 (steam only). Each round trip is EITHER steam OR vintage diesel hauled to and from Thame Junction ONLY - whilst our volunteers are busily constructing both a platform and run-around loop at Princes Risborough, and the return journey takes approximately 45 minutes in duration.   







Family (2A + 3C)



£2 per complete booking

Family (1A + 3C)




Adult (16-59 yrs)




Senior (60+ yrs)




Adult National Railcard#




Child (5-15 yrs)




Child / Infant (0-4 yrs)*





* Children 0-4 years go FREE.
# Named holder(s) shown on National Railcard.

Make up a Party of 10 (or more):

There are reduced rates for groups of 10 or more - please speak to Ray on 07718 003133 (10.00 - 16.00, calls only - sorry no texts to his 'phone) and Ray will be delighted to discuss availability and prices with you.


Booking information

If you miss the advance booking deadline then please do just come along - plenty of seats available on the day of travel and just allow a little extra time to visit the ticket office.

Why not make several trips along the line - your travel tickets are valid all day long!

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Sun 24 Jun 2018
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