Platinum Jubilee

6th June 2022

Bunting, cakes, cucumber sandwiches, cream teas, seemingly never-ending ways to wear a Union Jack, events huge and small, a general groundswell of good-natured celebrating - and a 93yo monarch in a skit with Paddington Bear! - all made for a fantastic weekend of festivities and rejoicing.

Of course, we dressed our stations and platforms at Paignton and Kingswear, plus both locomotives too. The weather wasn't kind on occasion but everyone involved here along with our passengers thoroughly enjoyed it all. Lots of local events to accompany the grand national ones and we reckon we can safely say that a good time was had by all!!

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  • Delightful - The staff were all very friendly and the captain kept us entertained with his 'dad jokes' throughout. Recommend 100% for all ages. Great trip. Thank you.
  • Absolutely amazing day out - Easy booking online and due to social distancing you have a set seat. Fabulous weather made the views even better and you can smell the fumes of the engine. Ticket includes return ferry to Dartmouth. Friendly helpful staff.
  • A great day out - The railway is fantastic and all the staff were very kind, polite and only to happy to give any assistance necessary. Can't wait to do it all again but with the grandchildren next time. Thank you to all the staff.

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