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Mothering Sunday

On Mum's special day she travels HALF-PRICE! Take Mum and all the Family back in time with steam and heritage diesel trains on The Icknield Line as you gently travel along the foot of the Chiltern Hills between Princes Risborough and Chinnor. Sit back in comfortable seats and relax with our all-day unlimited Rover Tickets. Enjoy an at-seat service of reasonably priced drinks and light refreshments from the 10.45 departure onwards too.

You can also book in the Restaurant Car for Elevenses (coffee & pastries dep 10.45), or enjoy a classic Cream Teas (13.30, 15.00, 16.30) - but these places do sell out rather quickly, so do please book soon!

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 - you might spot some of our local wildlife too and it is rather rare not to see the Red Kites whirling overhead. Take a look at our Journey Guide for more information.

Make a day of it in the Chilterns

If you are looking for something more to do on Mothering Sunday see our page on Princes Risborough, or the Stroll Around Chinnor Village Guide which includes links to the Wee Bookshop and The Village Centre for food and drink, various Bar/Restaurant meals in local pubs, or visit the local Church, and the guide also lists other places that may be of interest.

If you are visiting the Chilterns area by car - then we also have a number of local attractions within 15-minutes or less drive time, or slightly further afield please take a look at Visit Buckinghamshire or Experience Oxfordshire for a host of other ideas for your perfect day out!

Also, why not make several trips along the line - as your Rover Tickets are valid all day long.

 

Mothering Sunday Timetable

  Diesel Steam Diesel Steam Steam Steam
Chinnor depart   10.45 12.10 13.30 15.00 16.30
Princes Risborough arrive   11.10 12.30 13.55 15.25 16.55
             
Princes Risborough depart 10.10 11.20 12.45 14.10 15.40 17.10
Chinnor arrive 10.30 11.45 13.05 14.30 16.00 17.40


Mothering Sunday Fares

Rover Tickets In Advance (Online) On the Day (Ticket Office)
Adult Mum (16-59 yrs) £ £5 £6
Senior Mum (60+ yrs) £ £4 £5
Adult (16-59 yrs) £11 £12
Disabled Adult or Child and one Carer £11 £12
Senior (60+ yrs) £9 £10
Adult National Railcard holder # £9 £10
Adult Local Resident incl friends & family * after 12.00 hours £5 £6
Accompanied Child Flat Fare ** (5-15 yrs) £3 £3
Child (0-4 yrs) Free Free
Well behaved Dog on short lead Free Free
  • Online Bookings are charged a fee of £2 per transaction
  • £ Mum travels Half-price with another fare-paying ticket holder
  • # Named holder(s) shown on your National Railcard
  • * Local resident living in Chinnor (OX39) or Risboro (HP27), including any of their accompanying friends, family and guests
  • ** Up to two accompanied children when any ticket is purchased by an Adult, Senior, or Adult National Railcard holder

You can buy your Rover Tickets online (sometimes it can work out cheaper) and then upon your arrival at the Railway go directly to the train, having the ticket already printed or on a mobile device. Rover tickets are available for a fixed date only and you do not have to book for a specific train time. Alternatively, just visit us on Mothering Sunday to buy tickets from our station ticket offices - we also issue one-way tickets for those making a single journey (not available online - please enquire for details).

Booking information

  • Online Bookings are charged a fee of £2 per transaction
  • £ Mum travels Half-price with another fare-paying ticket holder
  • # Named holder(s) shown on your National Railcard
  • * Local resident living in Chinnor (OX39) or Risboro (HP27), including any of their accompanying friends, family and guests
  • ** Up to two accompanied children when any ticket is purchased by an Adult, Senior, or Adult National Railcard holder

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