Seaton Tramway press release 21/04/2022
The Polar Express™ Tram Ride is coming to Seaton Tramway on selected dates through November & December! Families can take a once in a lifetime trip on a magical tram ride to Santa’s home at the North Pole in one of the specially decorated single deck tramcars. Passengers are encouraged to travel in their favourite pyjamas whilst they enjoy a cup of hot chocolate, a delicious treat and admire the awesome lights of the North Pole.
Get off at the North Pole and meet the elves with their elf show in the workshop and discover whether you have been naughty or nice at the naughty detector. Indulge in delicious freshly prepared hot food & drink, including festive mulled wine. All passengers will meet Santa and receive “the first gift of Christmas” from the big man himself – A Silver Sleigh Bell. Upon the return journey, you will be able to enjoy singing along to Christmas carols. For the grown-up kids too, this is a trip down memory lane to a traditional Christmas of old.
Tickets go on general sale Friday 22nd April at 10am. There are only a limited number of seats and tickets sell out fast. To avoid disappointment, please book your place by going online to https://www.tram.co.uk/ThePolarExpressSeaton or telephoning 01297 20375 in advance. Early release tickets will be available via the Seaton Tramway newsletter from Thursday 22st at 5pm. The Polar Express™ will be running on selected dates from 24thNovember -24th of December 2022. Exclusive The Polar Express™ merchandise will also be available to purchase at the North Pole Gift Shop!
The Award-Winning Seaton Tramway presents its “West End Production” on rails departing from Seaton Station, East Devon. Tickets start from £19.95 for the 2½ hour experience and include the round trip to the North Pole, Hot Chocolate & Cookie, and the first gift of Christmas – the Silver Sleigh Bell – per passenger. Under 2’s go free! Those needing wheelchair access are asked to make their booking by phone.
Here are some reviews of The Polar Express Tram Ride at Seaton Tramway from Christmas 2021.
“Awesome. Beautiful. Emotional. Memory-making.Everything about it it was well done from all of the staff to the hot chocolate.” Anne S – Tripadvisor
“The Polar Express was a truly magical experience from the minute we arrived at the welcome hall to when we disembarked from our trip back from the North Pole. My grandchildren were awe struck at every turn and we would like to say an especially big thank you to the wonderful cast of characters” Paul F – Tripadvisor
“Undoubtedly the best Christmas experience I have ever had, and as a family absolutely incredible!!!I booked this as a last minute resort for my children to see Santa and I can not believe how amazing this was!!!!” Penny R – Tripadvisor
“Best Santa experience we have ever done. From start to finish everything was magical and the kids loved it” Barry K – Tripadvisor
The Polar Express™ Tram Ride at Seaton Tramway advert can be seen here:
Seaton Tramway recently received 4 awards, including a Silver award for Inclusive and Accessible Tourism and Silver for Large Attraction of the Year.
They also received the Outstanding Visitor Attraction Award 2022 from Heritage Railway Association beating 250 other railways.
All tickets and Loyalty Cards can be purchased at the Seaton Terminus and Colyton Station ticket offices or online at: www.tram.co.uk.
THE POLAR EXPRESS and all related characters and elements © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. (s22) Based on THE POLAR EXPRESS book and characters © & ™ 1985 by Chris Van Allsburg.. All rights reserved.