It promises to be an exciting and unique day out for families and fans of all things spooky by taking a return journey on this special themed train, with lots of family fun. Fancy dress is the order of the day, with a prize for the best outfit, plus there will be goody bags for each child, opportunities to face paint, and story telling with a spooky theme. From 15.30, the Station Buffet at Manningtree station will also be joining in the fun, arranging some seasonal fare and activities, including apple bobbing.
Lucy Ainger, Essex & South Suffolk Community Rail Partnership Officer said: “The Essex & South Suffolk Community Rail Partnership is pleased to be organising a special event train on the Mayflower Line. In recent years our ‘Santa’ and music trains have proved very popular, so this autumn we’re inviting families to join us for a spooky Halloween experience.”
Tickets are available in person from MJM Estates, South Street, Manningtree. For the round trip, there is an adult fare, and children 12 fare. All tickets must be booked in advance. The spooky activities planned for this special train will be particularly attractive to children aged under 10 years.
Clive Morris, National Express East Anglia’s Head of Customer Service North commented: “We’re delighted to be hosting a special event train once again on the Mayflower line, we look forward to welcoming the many families joining us for a fun and special day-out on the Halloween train.”
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