All aboard the Christmas train

On the 10 December, for one day only, we’ll whizz you from Newcastle to London King's Cross, calling at Durham, Darlington & York along the way.

All aboard for some seasonal fun which includes festive food** and entertainment.

The train will depart from Newcastle at 7:16 and arrive in London King's Cross at 10:40, will then take you back home at 19:07†

All funds raised will be donated to YoungMinds the children's charity which is part of the Heads Together campaign to change the conversation on mental health.

More information

Standard Return

Child Ticket £30
Adult Ticket £60
Family Ticket (2 adults, 2 children) £150

First Class Return

Child Ticket £50
Adult Ticket £100
Family Ticket (2 adults, 2 children) £250 


  1. Festive small print: *£250 First Class return family ticket (2 adults and 2 children). £150 Standard return family ticket (2 adults and 2 children). Under 5’s go free.
  2. 124 seats available in First Class, and 350 seats available in Standard.
  3. **Festive food and drink is included in First Class and available for Standard ticket holders to purchase from our Foodbar and at-seat trolley service.
  4. †Train will depart Newcastle at 07.16 on Saturday 10 December 2016 and will arrive at London King’s Cross at 10.40, calling at Durham, Darlington and York. Departs London King’s Cross at 19.07.
  5. All proceeds from ticket sales go to YoungMinds.
  6. Railcards, employee travel boxes, privilege cards and travel passes will not be accepted as this is a charter train for charity. Tickets are non-refundable.


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