29
June
11:00 am — 4:00 pm
Ribble Steam Railway
Ribble Steam Railway, Chain Caul Rd, Preston, Lancashire, PR2 2PD, United Kingdom
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Come and join us on Armed Forces Day 2024 when in addition to the standard accommodation available on our hourly departures between 11:00 and 16:00, we will be serving refreshments in the recently restored Great Eastern Railway Royal Saloon, built in 1898. The carriage was specifically built for Princess Alexandra, wife of the future King Edward VII.

11.00 am Train – Coffee & Cake

Coffee & Cake in the Royal Saloon

On the 11.00 am departure, you can travel in the royal saloon, and enjoy some coffee and a slice of cake. Ticket holders for this service can enjoy standard class travel on all other departures that day, as well as access to our wonderful museum. Tickets are £20 for adults and £14.75 for children 3-16 years old.

1.00 pm Train – Ploughman’s Lunch

A typical Ploughman’s Lunch in the Royal Saloon

On the 1.00 pm departure, you can travel in the royal saloon, and enjoy a Ploughman’s Lunch with a beer or a glass of wine. Ticket holders for this service can enjoy standard class travel on all other departures that day, as well as access to our wonderful museum. Tickets are £25 for adults and £19.75 for children 8-16 years old. The Ploughman’s Lunch is not suitable for children under 8 years old.

3:00pm Train  – Alison’s Cream Tea

Alison’s Cream Tea in the Royal Saloon

On the 3pm departure, you can enjoy Alison’s Cream Tea, with a selection of scones, cakes and  hot drinks. Again, ticket holders for this service can enjoy standard class travel on all other departures that day, as well as access to our wonderful museum. Tickets are £25 for adults and £19.75 for children 8-16 years old. The Cream Tea is not suitable for children under 8 years old.

Booking Details

Space is limited to only 14 guests per train so early booking is advisable.

The Ploughman’s Lunch and Cream Tea are not suitable for children under 8 years old.

Unfortunately due its age and method of construction, we are sorry but the Royal Saloon is not accessible to wheelchair users.

Tickets for Coffee & Cake, Ploughmans Lunch and the Cream Tea are only available on line.  Please follow the relevant link below to purchase these. Holders of a valid Armed Forces Discount Card can get a discount on the normal Royal Saloon fares as shown on the booking page.

Tickets are non-refundable. No refunds will be made for cancellations or non arrivals.

11.00 am Coffee & Cake Tickets
1.00 pm Ploughmans Lunch Tickets
3.00 pm Cream Tea Tickets

Details

Date:
June 29
Time:
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Event Categories:
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Organizer:
Ribble Steam
Phone:
01772728800
Email:
enquiries@ribblesteam.co.uk
Organizer Website:
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Upcoming Events

29
June

Armed Forces Day - Royal Saloon Refreshments

11:00 am — 4:00 pm
Ribble Steam Railway

Come and join us on Armed Forces Day 2024 when in addition to the standard accommodation available on our hourly departures between 11:00 and 16:00, we will be serving refreshments…