Full steam ahead for nostalgic trip.
The open day, which runs from 10am to 4pm, will feature shuttle trips aboard an historic steam train against the dramatic backdrop of up to four engines in steam, locomotive demonstration runs, the grit and grime of the restoration workshop and plenty of steam action around the turntable.
There will also be an indoor exhibition of railway memorabilia, with refreshments available for purchase on site. Accompanied children will go free.
Engines will include the newly restored Earl of Mount Edgcumbe Great Western Railway Castle, and the Bluebell Railway's Dukedog Earl of Berkley, as featured in Thomas the Tank Engine.
Tickets to the open day will be available on the gate, priced pounds 10 per adult, which will include a shuttle trip on a steam train and access to all the exhibitions and events.
More information can be found at www.vintagetrains.co.uk, or by calling 0121 708 4960.
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|Publication:||Birmingham Mail (England)|
|Date:||Oct 17, 2008|
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