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Lapland Express 2017
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Trains this weekend – 9-10 December – SNOWMAGEDDON!

We're getting a lot of queries about our Lapland Express Santa train operations this weekend - Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th December. Rest assured that we intend to run all trains this weekend, our crews are used to the cold and it takes more than a bit of snow to put...

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Special Delivery for the Downpatrick & County Down Railway

The Downpatrick & County Down Railway has signed for a large consignment with a former Travelling Post Office, or TPO, being delivered to the heritage railway. The vehicle has been moved into the DCDR workshops where some remedial work will take place to prepare it...

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Extra Santa Trains added!

Demand for our Lapland Express Santa trains has been very high, so we've added some extra trains to provide more capacity. We have added a 16:50 train on each of the following dates: Saturday 9th December Sunday 10th December Saturday 16th December Sunday 17th...

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