Date10th December 2023 to 17th December 2023
ItineraryDublin - Maynooth & return
The Santa Special is a return journey by vintage train from Dublin Connolly, with an on-board visit from Santa, to tell him your Christmas wishes, and selection box gifts for children. There will be plenty of opportunity for photographs with the man in red beside the train.
As usual, Santa and musicians will be passing through the train. There will be mince pies and mulled wine available from the dining car.
The train will be made up of steam locomotive No.85 "Merlin" hauling our heritage coaching stock, complete with the usual facilities of snack car serving a variety of hot and cold items throughout the day alongside our renowned bar car with draught and craft beer available.
The whole trip lasts around 2 hours.
PLEASE READ - Answers to Important Questions
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Note: Trains will arrive in Maynooth approximately 40 minutes after departure from Dublin and leave again after 30 minutes.
We are sorry if you tried to get a ticket and missed out. There’s a high demand and we simply can't cater for everyone. Hopefully you will be able to join us on another train in the future.
We will not be adding more dates.
Check out our Frequently Asked Questions before contacting us.
Tickets/seat allocations will be advised prior to the train date.
As space is very limited, where possible parents are asked not to bring prams and buggies.
Unfortunately, as our carriages date back nearly 60 years, they are not wheelchair accessible.
If travelling as a group, please make one booking to be allocated seats together.