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Mid Hants Railway Ltd 'Watercress Line'

The Railway Station
United Kingdom
SO24 9JG
Tel:  01962 733810
Fax:  01962 735448
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Standard Fares Adult £14; Child (2-16) £7; Family

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Childrens Playarea
Gift Shop
Picnic Area


Let off steam and travel by one of our lovingly restored Steam trains through 10 miles of beautiful Hampshire countryside. It’s the perfect way to unwind and witness the sights, sounds, smells and magic of steam travel from a bygone age.
Weekends January to October
Public holidays
Half terms and mid-week Tuesday to Thursday from May to September, every day in Easter and August holidays
+ Additional dates for Special Events
For train times please call our Talking Timetable on 01962 734 866, or check out the website clickety click to www.watercressline.co.uk
Our normal service train ticket allows you the ‘Freedom of the line’ all day, enabling you to stop off at each station and appreciate this magnificent piece of living history.
We have various special events throughout the year such as
• ‘Day Out With Thomas’ events held at Easter and in August
• War on the Line (1940s event)
• Steam Galas
• Santa trains
and much, much more!
On selected Saturday evenings the Watercress Line runs Real Ale Trains from Alton station and its dining service ‘Watercress Belle’ departs from Alresford. ‘The Countryman Pullman’ offers a Sunday lunch. In addition, after an extremely successful trial last year we have a number of exciting Murder Mystery Dining Trains scheduled for 2011! Running on select Friday evenings, it's your opportunity to become the Detective and solve a murder whilst enjoying a wonderful meal onboard one of our steam trains. In December we also run special Christmas Dining trains. And this year for the first time we are very pleased to offer Steam hauled New Years Eve dining – more details to follow – please contact us for more information. All catering/Real Ale Train services are immensely popular and require pre-booking.
We also welcome groups, offering generous discounts for groups of 15+ people. Please call us for more information on 01962 733810 or email reservations@watercressline.co.uk.
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