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Buckinghamshire Railway Centre

All aboard for a Day Out With Thomas!

Join Buckinghamshire Railway Centre as they welcome Thomas for a day of family fun. A ticket for Day Out With Thomas includes the train ride with Thomas as well as a variety of Thomas & Friends™ themed entertainment. Guests will also have the opportunity to meet The Fat Controller from the Island of Sodor.


SNOW REPORT: It is with a very heavy heart that The Fat Controller has decided that the site at Quainton is not safe enough for the children to come to The Railway today, due to the increasingly heavy snowfall. Please call the office during the week on 01296-655720 to sort out your tickets. We are so very sorry and understand the disappointment this will cause, but we only have all your safety at heart. 


Book ticketsDay Out With Thomas & Father Christmas

Location: Buckinghamshire Railway Centre, Buckinghamshire, , HP22 4BY
December 2nd, 3rd, 9th, 10th, 16th & 17th 2017


Standard First Class
Adult £15.00* £16.50*
Child (1-15 yrs) £15.00* £16.50*
Child under 12 months £4.00* £4.00*
Standard Compartment (seats up to 8 people) £115.00* N/A
First Class Compartment (seats up to 6 people) N/A £95.00*

Pre-booking is essential.

Children of 16 years of age and under must be supervised by an adult at all times
*Booking Fees: 10% of ticket value, maximum £5.50 - Click here for more details.

If tickets are being posted to you, a delivery charge will also apply. Click here for more details.

We are wheelchair and buggy friendly, however, at Christmas, we recommend that wheelchair users call in advance of booking for more information. Disability scooters are available free of charge, but please book in advance. Call 01296 655720 

Railway information


Station Road
Near Aylesbury
HP22 4BY

Tel: 01296-655720

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Opening times

10:30am-5:00pm (Last admission 3.30)


  • Baby feeding and changing facilities Baby feeding and changing facilities
  • Buggy park Buggy park
  • Food & Drink Food & Drink
  • Onsite parking Onsite parking
  • Picnic area(s) Picnic area(s)
  • Wheelchair access Wheelchair access
  • Disabled toilets Disabled toilets


Free parking for vehicles

How to get here

Watch out for the brown signs above off the A41 near Waddesdon and the A413 at Whitchurch. Then follow...

By car:

SatNav postcode: HP22 4BY

Buckinghamshire Railway Centre is on the outskirts of Quainton, a village situated half way between Bicester and Aylesbury just off the A41, and south of Buckingham. Watch out for our brown railway attraction signs off the A41 near Waddesdon and the A413 at Whitchurch. If you are coming from Aylesbury direction, due to lots of new housing developments which upset some SatNav systems, we advise you to remain on the A41 until you have driven through Waddesdon, then follow the signs.

Junctions 7, 8 and 9 of the M40 are all close by and the M1, M25, M4 and M40 network makes the Centre easily accessible from London, the South East and the Midlands. Ample free car parking is provided for cars and coaches.

By bus

Red Rose bus service no. 16/17 bus runs from Aylesbury Bus Station and Quainton (except on Sundays). www.redrosetravel.com. For bus information telephone Traveline on 0871 200 2233 and select England and South East on the menu.