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The East Kent Railway is run solely by volunteers to preserve the last remaining part of the Kent Coalfields trains currently run from Shepherdswell to Eythorne (a round trip of 4 miles). On some special event days trains will also run on the...more
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The breakfast in the Colonels Café is really good, and good value for money. The East Kent Railway in the Summer months is a lovely place to visit, if you are interested in trains then this is great because you can see all the renovations....More
We went to the East Kent Railway initially for breakfast in the Cafe at Eythorne Station, whilst there we saw The Buffs giving a driver experience day, instantly my father was raring to go on one, so we all clubbed together as a family and...More
My class of 30 9-10 year olds visited today to immerse and engage them in our topic this term on WWII. Wendy was really helpful in helping me arrange our trip and it was easy to organise. The children have had an amazing day. They...More
We were looking online for activities to do on a rainy day, when we came across their name and head down for a visit. OMG! What a fantastic place!! A trip on a historic train, minirails, shop with lots of books about trains. everyone was...More
I was visiting family in Kent . So I thought I would combine a Driver experience in amongst my trip. We was greeted by very friendly staff . I was involved with everything from prepping of the engine to stabling it at the end ....More
Had a great summer solstice morning at EKR having a 'Driver Experience' session with Graham, Rod and Jill. I was shown how to set points, operate a level crossing and drive 427 'The Buffo' ex army locomotive c/w brake van to Eythorne station and back....More
Who doesn't love a train, when you have a four year old who loves trains this is an ideal place to come to. It cost us £15 pounds for our family ticket saving £2 pounds if we had bought invidual tickets.
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