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Throughout the summer school holidays our popular Kids-for-a-Quid scheme is once again in operation!

From 22 July until 2 September 2018 inclusive and every day in-between that the railway runs, e.g. every Sunday and each Thursday - up to two children (5-15 yrs) go for just £1 each when accompanied by any fare-paying Adult (16-59 yrs), Senior (60+ yrs), or Adult National Railcard holder.

See the foothills of the Chilterns in their summer glory: you might spot some of our local wildlife such as deer, and 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.

Our volunteers will be making their way through the train with an at-seat service of tea, coffee and light refreshments.

Why not make several trips when you visit - your travel tickets are valid all day long...


DEPARTURE TIMES:

On 22 & 29 July and 05 & 12 August 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 50 minutes in duration.  

On 19, 26, 30 August and 02 September trains will depart Chinnor station and Princes Risborough station (Platform 4) as shown below. Trains will be both steam and vintage diesel hauled 'top and tailed' until our volunteers are able to reconstruct additional track and pointwork to allow the locomotive to detach and re-attach at the head of the train: 
 

 19, 26, 30 Aug and 02 Sept:          
 Chinnor depart 11.00 12.15
13.30 15.00 16.30
 Princes Risborough arrive     11.30 12.35 13.50 15.20 16.50
 NEW calls at platform 4 for arrivals and departures:
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 Princes Risborough depart 11.40 12.45 14.00  15.30 17.00
 Chinnor arrive
12.00 13.05 14.20 15.50 17.30

 

TRAVEL PRICES:

   IN ADVANCE: BY 20.00
 ON DAY BEFORE TRAVEL
 ON THE DAY:
 WALK-UP & BUY
 ONLINE AGENCY:
 BOOKING FEE
 Child* (5-15 yrs)  £1  £1  £2 per complete booking
 Adult (16-59 yrs)  £11  £12  
 Senior (60+ yrs)  £9  £10  
 Adult National Railcard holder#  £9  £10  
 Child (0-4 yrs)  £ Free  £ Free  


*From 22 July until 2 September 2018 inclusive and every day in-between that the railway runs, e.g. every Sunday and each Thursday - up to two children (5-15 yrs) go for just £1 each when accompanied by any fare-paying Adult (16-59 yrs), Senior (60+ yrs), or Adult National Railcard holder.

# 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.


FACILITIES AT STATIONS:

On days when the Railway is operating our volunteers at Chinnor station provide: a ticket office where you can book tickets to travel on the same day; a large car park which offers FREE parking for ticket holders; the Cambrian Tea Shop selling drinks and light refreshments and the souvenir shop is open; toilet and baby changing facilities are available; take a look at our Accessibility Guide if you are in a wheelchair or require assistance.

At Princes Risborough station services are provided by Chiltern Railways - except that the heritage line provides a ticket office located on Platform 4, where you can book tickets to travel to Chinnor on the same day (services commence in August 2018). See details of Chiltern Railways facilities at the station guide. For car parking at Princes Risborough see the Chiltern Railways parking page (present charge June 2018 for Off-Peak parking is £5).

 

Booking information

*From 22 July until 2 September 2018 inclusive and every day in-between that the railway runs, e.g. every Sunday and each Thursday - up to two children (5-15 yrs) go for just £1 each when accompanied by any fare-paying Adult (16-59 yrs), Senior (60+ yrs), or National Railcard holder.

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Sun 22 Jul 2018
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Sun 29 Jul 2018
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Sun 05 Aug 2018
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Sun 12 Aug 2018
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Sun 19 Aug 2018
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Sun 26 Aug 2018
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Sun 02 Sep 2018
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