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All Aboard The Christmas Train

Posted: 7th November 2017

Fancy a festive day out? Jump onboard Virgin Trains’ Christmas Charter Train for a magical journey to York filled with festive fun, food** and even a gift from Santa himself!

On 2 December 2017, we’ll whizz you to York for a day of festive fun, seasonal shopping, and maybe a mince pie (or two).

All funds raised will be donated to our mental health charity partner, CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably) who are dedicated to preventing male suicide, the single biggest killer of men under 45 in the UK.

Small print: *£250 First Class return family ticket (2 adults and 2 children). £125 Standard return family ticket (2 adults and 2 children). Under 5’s go free. 124 seats available in First Class, and 350 seats available in Standard. **Festive food and drink is included in First Class and available for Standard ticket holders to purchase from our Foodbar and at-seat trolley service. †On Saturday 2 December 2017 the train will depart Edinburgh at 07.18, Berwick at 08.01, arriving into York at 09.48. Return journey departs York at 18.45. All proceeds from ticket sales go to CALM. Railcards, employee travel boxes, privilege cards and travel passes will not be accepted as this is a charter train for charity. Tickets are non-refundable.

See full details including times and prices here.

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