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This week (13-19th September)

Posted On: September 14th, 2021

This weekend is the last weekend of our 'normal' timetable - trains departing Sittingbourne Viaduct station hourly 1-4pm. Our End of Season Gala Weekend will be held on Saturday/Sunday 25/26th. We are reducing the number of…

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This week (6-12th September) – please note we can’t take card payments at Sittingbourne Viaduct ticket office this weekend

Posted On: September 11th, 2021

Due to a fault with the card machine, we are unable to take card payments at Sittingbourne Viaduct station's ticket office this weekend. We are awaiting the replacement part. There are cashpoints nearby at Morrisons…

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#LoveYourRailway – did you miss the train?

Posted On: September 5th, 2021

Over the last six weeks we joined forces with some of the UK's most popular heritage railways to shine a light on the work involved in keeping us all on track to steam on in…

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Quiz Night

Posted On: September 1st, 2021

Our friends at The Yellow Stocks micro-pub, in Sittingbourne High Street, are holding a Quiz Night on Thursday 9th September in support of Sittingbourne's Steam Railway. Join us at the pub at 8pm, with teams…

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This week (31st August – 5th September)

Posted On: August 31st, 2021

As we have returned to the normal timetable, trains will run hourly 1-4pm every Sunday in September until 19th. Our End of Season Gala Weekend will be held on Saturday/Sunday 25/26th. #LoveYourRailway We are reducing…

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#LoveYour Railway – Week 6 – #Futureweek

Posted On: August 30th, 2021

As our six week #LoveYourRailway campaign comes to an end it seems fitting that our final theme is #Futureweek. Looking ahead and planning to ensure that we preserve our heritage railways for future generations to…

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No card payments at Sittingbourne Viaduct station

Posted On: August 29th, 2021

Due to a power cut, we may be unable to process credit and debit cards at Sittingbourne Viaduct station. The power cut also affects McDonalds, KFC and the telecommunications mast. The closest cashpoints to the…

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#LoveYourRailway – Heritage Railways

Posted On: August 28th, 2021

Did you know there are more than 130 heritage railways across the UK. How many of them have you visited and which are next on your list? Melior visited the Great Whipsnade Railway @ZSLWhipsnadeZoo in…

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Wednesday 25th August – diesel services

Posted On: August 25th, 2021

Due to staff sickness, trains will be diesel-hauled by Victor today. The usual service 1-4pm will operate. We’re sorry for any disappointment. Diesel locomotive Victor is the original Bowaters diesel locomotive from paper making days.…

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#LoveYourRailway – Sustainability week

Posted On: August 24th, 2021

This week's theme of the #LoveYourRailway campaing is #sustainability - we have a wildlife garden at Kemsley Down and, as part of our improvements at Sittingbourne Viaduct, we have added this new wildlife garden along…

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