Jack the Station Cat and Edward Bear Weekend

We will be holding the Jack the Station Cat and Edward Bear Weekend on Sunday 30th April and Monday 1st May 2017.

Jack the Station Cat is the star of a series of children’s books, many of which will be available from the Railway Shop during the event. During this event passengers will be able to meet Jack the Station Cat and win a prize by completing the mouse hunt. Sittingbourne Viaduct is transformed into Tail’s End and Kemsley Down becomes Much Purring for this event. For more information on Jack the Station Cat click here.

Edward Bear also stars in a series of children’s books, this time set on our Railway – you will also be able to meet him and his author and their books are also available from the Railway Shop.

Sittingbourne’s Steam Railway appears in the following Jack the Station Cat books:

  • Jack the Station Cat and the August Day
  • Jack the Station Cat and The Tail’s End Ticket

Timetable

Trains depart Sittingbourne Viaduct hourly 11am-4pm.

Fares

  • £7 for adults
  • £3 for children (3-15)
  • Infants aged under 3 travel free
  • £5 for senior citizens
  • £19 for families (2 adults and 4 children)
  • Other fares available

For more information, please download our poster.

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Children can colour in their own mouse masks

Children can colour in their own mouse masks

Jack the Station Cat illustrator, Roger Dilly, reads a story to everyone at Much Purring (aka Kemsley Down)

Jack the Station Cat illustrator, Roger Dilly, reads a story to everyone at Much Purring (aka Kemsley Down)

Superb arrives at Much Purring (aka Kemsley Down) with Jack's Express from Tail's End

Superb arrives at Much Purring (aka Kemsley Down) with Jack’s Express from Tail’s End

Here's Pebbles in the Mouse Hunt

Here’s Pebbles in the Mouse Hunt