Huge demand as tickets for The Polar Express Train Ride go on sale

The Polar Express Train Ride is returning to the Mid-Norfolk Railway in Dereham for 2020 Pictures: B

The Polar Express Train Ride is returning to the Mid-Norfolk Railway in Dereham for 2020 Pictures: BRITTANY WOODMAN - Credit: Archant

Families will be able to step 'all aboard' for a festive railway treat this Christmas as The Polar Express Train Ride returns to Norfolk.

The experience is based on the hit 2004 animated film, featuring the voice talents of Tom Hanks, and sees passengers travel on the Mid-Norfolk Railway from Dereham to the 'North Pole'.

The wintery event will run from Saturday, November 13 until Thursday, December 23, with various times available each day.

It will feature a cast of live actors on board and children will also get the chance to meet Father Christmas himself. 

The Polar Express Train Ride 2019 Pictures: BRITTANY WOODMAN

The Polar Express Train Ride 2019 Pictures: BRITTANY WOODMAN - Credit: Archant

After the 2020 ride was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic, ticket-holders were given the option to either receive a refund or transfer their reservation to 2021.

The remaining tickets then went on general sale on Monday, June 21, with queues of over an hour on the ticket website.

You can buy your golden ticket at midnorfolkrailway.co.uk and prices start at £26pp. 


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