All Aboard For The Easter Eggspress Train

The steam train will be used for excursions from the town centre from 2- 5pm on Saturday 23rd April, Easter Sunday 24th April and Easter Monday 25th April. [caption id="attachment_22710" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Having a chat to the Easter Bunny at Downpatrick Railway Station are Elaine and Kerry Adams from Dromore and Emma Wilson Lewis Edgar-Wilson from Hillsborough. "][/caption] Railway Chairman, Michael Collins, said, “Child passengers receive a special treat from a special guest who’s bounced into the station for this weekend.  Once the train has arrived at Inch Abbey, you’ll be greeted by the Easter Bunny who’ll be hopping with joy to give them their Easter Eggs. “If you bring your camera you might get your child to catch a photograph of this elusive bunny! “And as well as fun for the children, mums and dads also get the chance to experience rail travel at its most traditional. “Refreshments will be served all day onboard a buffet carriage at Inch Abbey station, car parking is free at both Downpatrick and Inch Abbey and you can board at either station,” he added. Mr Gardiner also said, “Tickets cost £5.50 adults, £5.50 children (including egg), £4 children aged below three years old (including egg), and £4.50 senior citizens.  There’s no need to book and a ticket lasts all day.” For further information, log on to the railway’s website at or on]]>