Book now for Britain’s biggest rail festival

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Railfest appeals to all members of the family, young and old
Railfest appeals to all members of the family, young and old

Group tickets are now on sale for Britain’s biggest rail celebration, Railfest 2012.

The festival, run by the National Railway Museum, spans nine days between June 2 and 10, and presents an awe-inspiring line up of locomotives from the museum’s collection and visiting locomotives from across the UK.

Tickets are £8 children aged 2-15 years and £13 adults, with the group organiser receiving free admission on bookings of 15 people or more.

Coach parking is available at two sites in York city centre, at St George’s Field (YO10 4AB) and Union Terrace (YO31 7ES). Coaches can drop off at the turning circle (Leeman Road entrance) or the by York Memorial Gardens.

Attractions include the appearance over 30 recordbreaking locomotives like Mallard, the fastest steam locomotive, Tornado, the newest mainline steam locomotive in operation and the most powerful industrial steam locomotive built for use in the UK, Mardy Monster.

For group bookings email [email protected] or ring 0870 870 4840.