This is when you ride on illuminated Christmas Special trains at Hastings Miniature Railway

Hastings Miniature Railway has announced the return of its Christmas Special trains and say they have made the popular event even better this year.

Wednesday, 1st December 2021, 8:52 am

The railway runs steam trains, from the boating lake on Hastings seafront to Rock-A-Nore.

Operator Dan Radcliffe said: “We decided to expand the event this year. As before, boarding will be from Rock-a-Nore Station, near the aquarium, only. We will be running a two train service that departs every 20 minutes between 5.30pm and 8.30pm, with the last train departure at 8.10pm.

Trains will be illuminated and Christmas music will be played. They will be hauled by our three steam locomotives.”

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“In arrival at Marine Parade Station there will be complimentary hot mice pies, non-alcoholic mulled wine and fruit shutes supplied before the return journey.”

Trains will run on Friday December 3, Saturday 4, Friday 10, Saturday 11, Friday 17, Saturday 18, Sunday 19, Tuesday 21, Wednesday 22, Thursday 23 and Friday 24 (when the last train will be 7.10pm). Tickets are £3.50 per person.