Official the Polar Express Train Ride Picture of santa with sleigh underneath starry sky


Experience the Magic of The Polar Express Train Ride UK:

Step into a world of enchantment as PNP Events once again proudly stages The Polar Express Train Ride, fully licensed by Rail Events International, arriving once again to our 4 locations across the UK this Christmas! Follow our journey as we stage an unforgettable experience inspired by the beloved holiday classic THE POLAR EXPRESS™

Immersing guests in the story of The Polar Express since 2019

Since 2019 we have been immersing guests in the magical story of The Polar Express at our Wensleydale location with the addition of South Devon Railway Spa Valley Railway and Cholsey and Wallingford Railway in 2021. This year we will be returning to our events in Wensleydale, South Devon and Spa Valley, and for the first time this year Edinburgh’s Waverley Station. Our meticulously designed train ride will bring to life the magic of The Polar Express, complete with dazzling lights, and heart-warming scenes.



A magical journey

Thousands of guests each year board the the train at one of our heritage railway host sites and embark on a thrilling journey with all the well known characters front the popular film. As our guests glide through the winter scenery, our dedicated team will recreate the enchanting atmosphere from the movie, ensuring an immersive and unforgettable theatrical experience.

Meet The Characters from The Polar Express

Guests will feel joy and anticipation as they meet all their  favourite characters from the Christmas classic on board The Polar Express Train Ride, including the conductor who will clip their special golden tickets, the mysterious hobo who will question their true beliefs in Christmas, the dancing chefs who will serve their world-famous hot chocolate, and Santa himself who will gift the very special first gift of Christmas on board the train.

Chef dancing on board The Polar Express

Delightful Entertainment and Activities

Entertainment awaits at every turn on board The Polar Express Train Ride! Guests can enjoy live singing and dancing from our large cast of talented actors, and a fully immersive show that will keep the whole family engaged and enthralled. From sing-alongs to storytelling, The Polar Express Train Ride Event offers something for everyone.

Delicious Treats and Hot Chocolate

No journey on The Polar Express Train Ride is complete without indulging in delightful treats and steaming cups of hot chocolate. Guests can savour a delicious treat and sip on the iconic beverage (both extensively taste tested!) that brings joy and warmth to all who believe.

The Polar Express Train Ride Conductor on board the train with a grey wooden box handing out cookies

Unforgettable Memories Await

At PNP Events, we are dedicated to creating extraordinary moments that leave a lasting impression. The Polar Express Train Ride is the perfect opportunity to gather with loved ones, create cherished memories, and experience the magic of the holiday season. Here at PNP Events we are proud to be working in partnership with multiple heritage railways, providing a much needed increase in tourism and critical funds, key to the survival of the UK's railway heritage. 


Secure Your Tickets Now

Don't miss out on viewing this enchanting adventure on board The Polar Express Train Ride for yourself! Secure your tickets for The Polar Express Train Ride staged by PNP Events. Find your preferred location by typing in The Polar Express Train Ride and then either Wensleydale, Spa Valley, South Devon or Edinburgh.

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The Polar Express conductor clipping tickets