Jingle all the Way on the Panto Train

19th Nov 2011
Jingle all the Way on the Panto Train

This specially themed festive train will be travelling from London Liverpool Street station at 1052, to Southend Victoria.

It promises to be an exciting and unique day out for families on the Panto train; in the specially decorated carriages they will have the chance to take part in activities and competitions, with every child receiving a goody bag. They may even have the chance to meet one of their favourite pantomime characters.

The ‘Panto’ train is being organised in conjunction with Southend’s very own Cliff’s Pavilion, whose pantomime this festive season is Aladdin, running from the 10-31 December, for more information please see: www.thecliffspavilion.co.uk;

Jackie Gibbs, National Express East Anglia’s Head of Customer Service South East commented: “Oh, yes it is time for the Panto train! We’re delighted to be hosting this festive Panto train, our special event trains have proved very popular and we look forward to welcoming the many families joining us for this themed train. There will be family fun aplenty.”

This special service leaves London Liverpool Street at 10.52, calling at Stratford 10.59, Shenfield 11.15, Billiericay 11.21, Wickford 11.27, Rayleigh 11.32, Hockley 11.36, Rochford 11.40, Southend Airport 11.42, Prittlewell 11.45 and Southend Victoria at 11.51.


Train tickets can be purhcased from National Express East Anglia stations.

The train will arrive in Southend ready for the Christmas Parade in Southend High Street.


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