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    • 22 & 23 September – 1940s weekend – first train departs 10am

    • Santa tickets now on sale!

    • Buffet hours: – 9.30am – 4pm weekdays, 9am – 5.30pm weekends
      last hot food serving times:-
      Week days 3pm
      Weekends 3.30pm

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    September 2018

    Timetables and coming Events for all to enjoy….
    From Single Rides and Dining trains to Driver Experiences
    Special events for all the family to enjoy

    Saturday 1st September – Experience’s
    Why not enjoy the opportunity to driver the locomotive

    Driver Course:- A Steam Taster

    Chance of a lifetime to drive a Steam locomotive.
    Under expert tuition you will be given an introduction to the locomotive and safety briefing before taking to the footplate to learn the skills involved.
    Then, you will take the controls and drive the locomotive yourself.

    There are a few pieces of safety information that you’ll need to consider before booking one of our Experiences and this can be found below. You’ll need to read this before the day and sign a copy before you’re permitted onto the footplate.
    Driver Experience Course Safety Advice

    Book Driver Experience A (space permitting)
    Driver Experiences 2018

    Murder Mystery:- Clue Doh!

    An evening of mystery and murder.

    Victims and suspects gather on the platform before departure, ready for an exciting evening onboard the Avon Valley Express.
    During the evening there will be plots to unmask, intrigue, and even the occasional murder.
    Can you help the Chief Inspector unravel the mystery and solve the most important question of all, whodunit?

     

    Book Murder Mystery (space permitting)

    Murder Mystery – Events 2018

     

    Sunday 2nd September:- Steam
    Time table A

    Why not upgrade and enjoy Pines Express Dining..

    Pines Express
    A delicious two course meal with coffee and mints
    Trains depart’s 12:15
    For just £31 per adult and £25 per child

    Pines Express Sunday Lunch  (space permitting)
    Dinning Experiences 2018
    Dinning Experiences Leaflet 2018
    Or Just enjoy a relaxing train ride.

    Timetable A

    Bitton (Departure)11:0012:1513:3014:4516:00
    Oldland (Arrival)11:0512:2013:3514:5016:05
    Oldland (Departure)11:1712:3213:4715:0216:17
    Bitton (Arrival)11:2212:3713:5215:0716:22
    Bitton (Departure)11:3512:5014:0515:2016:35
    Avon Riverside (Arrival)11:4312:5814:1315:2816:43
    Avon Riverside (Departure)11:5513:1014:2515:4016:55
    Bitton (Arrival)12:0213:1714:3215:4717:02
    Every effort will be made to provide the advertised service and locomotives, but unforeseen circumstances may entail alterations or cancellations at short notice

     

    Wednesday 5th September:- Steam
    Saturday 8th September:- Diesel

    Timetable A

    Bitton (Departure)11:0012:1513:3014:4516:00
    Oldland (Arrival)11:0512:2013:3514:5016:05
    Oldland (Departure)11:1712:3213:4715:0216:17
    Bitton (Arrival)11:2212:3713:5215:0716:22
    Bitton (Departure)11:3512:5014:0515:2016:35
    Avon Riverside (Arrival)11:4312:5814:1315:2816:43
    Avon Riverside (Departure)11:5513:1014:2515:4016:55
    Bitton (Arrival)12:0213:1714:3215:4717:02
    Every effort will be made to provide the advertised service and locomotives, but unforeseen circumstances may entail alterations or cancellations at short notice

     

    Sunday 9th September:- Steam
    11am – 4pm

    Why not get you processions evaluated..

    Valuation Day

    Wondered whether that old piece of railwayana is worth anything?

    Bring it along and meet Paul, our museum curator, who can offer advice on its history and value.

    Valuation Day 2018

    Or Just enjoy a relaxing train ride.

    Timetable A

    Bitton (Departure)11:0012:1513:3014:4516:00
    Oldland (Arrival)11:0512:2013:3514:5016:05
    Oldland (Departure)11:1712:3213:4715:0216:17
    Bitton (Arrival)11:2212:3713:5215:0716:22
    Bitton (Departure)11:3512:5014:0515:2016:35
    Avon Riverside (Arrival)11:4312:5814:1315:2816:43
    Avon Riverside (Departure)11:5513:1014:2515:4016:55
    Bitton (Arrival)12:0213:1714:3215:4717:02
    Every effort will be made to provide the advertised service and locomotives, but unforeseen circumstances may entail alterations or cancellations at short notice

    Friday 14th September – Experience
    Why not enjoy the opportunity to driver the locomotive

    Driver Course:- B Loco & Brake Van

    Chance of a lifetime to drive a Steam locomotive, hauling a breaker van.
    Under expert tuition you will be given an introduction to the locomotive and safety briefing before taking to the footplate to learn the skills involved.
    Then, you will take the controls and drive the locomotive yourself.

    There are a few pieces of safety information that you’ll need to consider before booking one of our Experiences and this can be found below. You’ll need to read this before the day and sign a copy before you’re permitted onto the footplate.
    Driver Experience Course Safety Advice

    Book Driver Experience B (space permitting)
    Driver Experiences 2018

     

    Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th September:- Special Event

    FREE train travel for children who bring their Teddy Bear!

    Teddy’s Bear Picnic

    Enjoy a family teddy bear trail around the station
    Take part in craft activities onboard our trains
    Enjoy Punch & Judy shows and other activities free with paying train ticket, buy on arrival.
    Adult £8.00 Senior £7.00 Child £6.00 Teddy bear free
    No other promotions/vouchers not compatible

    Teddy’s Bear Picnic 2018

    Or Just enjoy a relaxing train ride.

    Timetable D

     SteamDieselSteamDieselSteamDieselSteamDieselSteam
    Bitton (Departure)11:0011:5012:1513:0513:3014:2014:4515:3516:00
    Oldland (Arrival)11:0511:5512:2013:1013:3514:2514:5015:4016:05
    Oldland (Departure)11:1712:0812:3213:2313:4714:3815:0215:5316:17
    Bitton (Arrival)11:2212:1312:3713:2813:5214:4315:0715:5816:22
    Bitton (Departure)11:3512:2012:5013:3514:0514:5015:2016:0516:35
    Avon Riverside (Arrival)11:4312:2712:5813:4214:1314:5715:2816:1216:43
    Avon Riverside (Departure)11:5512:4013:1013:5514:2515:1015:4016:2516:55
    Bitton (Arrival)12:0212:4713:1714:0214:3215:1715:4716:3217:02
    Every effort will be made to provide the advertised service and locomotives, but unforeseen circumstances may entail alterations or cancellations at short notice

    Sunday 19th September:- Steam

    Timetable A

    Bitton (Departure)11:0012:1513:3014:4516:00
    Oldland (Arrival)11:0512:2013:3514:5016:05
    Oldland (Departure)11:1712:3213:4715:0216:17
    Bitton (Arrival)11:2212:3713:5215:0716:22
    Bitton (Departure)11:3512:5014:0515:2016:35
    Avon Riverside (Arrival)11:4312:5814:1315:2816:43
    Avon Riverside (Departure)11:5513:1014:2515:4016:55
    Bitton (Arrival)12:0213:1714:3215:4717:02
    Every effort will be made to provide the advertised service and locomotives, but unforeseen circumstances may entail alterations or cancellations at short notice

    Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd September:- Special Event

    Avon Valley Railway see the return of it’s annual 1940’s event

    1940’s Weekend

    Admire the vintage vehicle and re-enactor displays, enjoy music from the time.
    Meet ‘Winston Churchill’ and ‘King George VI’ Soak up the atmosphere on this special weekend.

    Buy tickets on arrival, Adult £12.00 Senior £11.00 Child £10.00
    Don’t forget, our station car park is not in use this weekend.  Enjoy a FREE vintage bus ride from Keynsham (near the Lock Keeper pub and Keynsham mainline railway station).  Follow AVR event parking signs.

    1940’s Weekend 2018

     

    Murder Mystery:- 1940’s!

    An evening of mystery and murder.

    Victims and suspects gather on the platform before departure, ready for an exciting evening onboard the Avon Valley Express.
    During the evening there will be plots to unmask, intrigue, and even the occasional murder.
    Can you help the Chief Inspector unravel the mystery and
    solve the most important question of all, whodunit?

     

    Book Murder Mystery (space permitting)

    Murder Mystery – Events 2018

    Saturday 29th September:- Diesel
    Sunday 30th September:-Steam

    Timetable A

    Bitton (Departure)11:0012:1513:3014:4516:00
    Oldland (Arrival)11:0512:2013:3514:5016:05
    Oldland (Departure)11:1712:3213:4715:0216:17
    Bitton (Arrival)11:2212:3713:5215:0716:22
    Bitton (Departure)11:3512:5014:0515:2016:35
    Avon Riverside (Arrival)11:4312:5814:1315:2816:43
    Avon Riverside (Departure)11:5513:1014:2515:4016:55
    Bitton (Arrival)12:0213:1714:3215:4717:02
    Every effort will be made to provide the advertised service and locomotives, but unforeseen circumstances may entail alterations or cancellations at short notice

    Coming up next month:-

    • More Driver courses A & B
    • Last Pines Express of the year
    • End of Season Gala, with visiting Engines
    • Wizard adventure for the wizard’ and witches
    • Sherlock Holmes Murder Mystery

    Other events now bookable:-

    Christmas is just around the corner.. Rose 2018 is now available for booking
    Christmas 2018 menu
    Santa on his way…
    Santa Special 2018

    Driver courses 2019 are now available for booking
    Book Driver Courses 2019

    Fish ‘n’ Chips 2019 are now available for booking
    Fish ‘n’ Chips 2019

    Afternoon Teas 2019 are now available for booking
    Afternoon High Teas 2019

    Other options available:-

    Station buffet is open daily (except Christmas Day).
    Offering a daily menu from home-cooked meals to baguettes and daily specials.
    Station Buffet
    Hiring for those special occasion
    Venue Hire
    Bring your School to learn local and world history, or your group for a day out with a difference
    School & Group Visits

    Posted on July 1st, 2018
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