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Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway

All aboard for a Day Out With Thomas!


Peep peep! Join Thomas & Friends for a day of family fun at Bo’ness & Kinneil Railway. Say hello to Thomas, The Fat Controller and Sodor Station Sweepers Rusty and Dusty.

Plus lots more to enjoy including:

• Ride on a real steam train
• Watch the Rusty and Dusty show
• Visit the Museum of Scottish Railways
• Miniature railway
• Other Thomas & Friends-themed activities


Length of Train ride?
20 minutes (each way) - *Please note that Thomas does not pull the train ride at these events but is available for photos and footplate visits.

Are the Thomas rides unlimited?

Specific characters appearing at the event:
Thomas, Percy.

Railway Information

  Opening times

Opens at 10:00am - Closes at 5:00pm




Free car parking available at Bo’ness Station and in the surrounding streets.


Bo’ness Station Union St
West Lothian
EH51 9AQ

  Additional Information

Pushchairs, Prams and Buggies – space on our trains is very limited so we offer a free buggy park* at Bo’ness Station where you can leave your pushchair, pram or buggy while you travel to Birkhill and back. Alternatively access to and from the event site is permitted throughout the day (please ensure you carry your Day out with Thomas event ticket with you at all times) should you prefer to leave your pushchair, pram or buggy in the car. If you intend to get off the train and enjoy the activities and entertainment at Birkhill you will not have your pushchair, pram or buggy until you get back to Bo’ness. If you have any queries please see event staff of the day

Please Note: Buggy park is unsupervised and items are left at owner’s risk. SRPS accepts no liability for any loss of items on the day.

Exact details of entertainment subject to availability and change.

If you have booked tickets for the 2.30pm or 3.30pm train it is advisable to enjoy all there is to do at Bo’ness before you take your train ride to Birkhill as some things may be unavailable when you get back to Bo’ness following your return journey from Birkhill.

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Upcoming Events

Access Bookings: If you have access requirements please contact us on 0843 208 0500 to book.

Tickets for Day Out With Thomas 2020 events are not yet on sale. Please check back here soon.

Limited tickets available on the day from the venue on a first come, first served basis. Event opens 10am. Please call the station on the day of the event for more information - 01506 82229.


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