THOMAS & Friends are back on track at the Watercress Line for more fun and adventure next week.

Fans of the friendly steam locomotive are invited to climb on board at Ropley station for a Day Out With Thomas from Saturday, May 28 to Sunday, June 5.

Joining Thomas at the station will be Sodor Station Sweepers Rusty & Dusty, Diesel and Toad - with Sir Topham Hatt keeping all the activities in order.

Three new outdoor entertainment shows will be held each day for all the family to enjoy as Rusty & Dusty invite their friends to join them. Young fans can make special memories by meeting their favourite characters Sir Topham Hatt, Rusty & Dusty.

Activities will include a ride behind Thomas the Tank Engine, unlimited rides on the miniature railway, children’s vintage fairground rides, a ride on the big steam trains and the Imagination Station Play Zone.

The Watercress Line’s acting managing director Alison Houghton said: “We are looking forward to our special Day Out With Thomas event at the Watercress Line starting this Saturday.

“Thomas the Tank Engine, Sir Topham Hatt and all your favourite characters will be waiting to welcome you at Ropley Station and there’s a full day of fun and games guaranteed.

“This special event is very popular, so please book ahead on the Watercress Line website.”

All activities and rides are included in the ticket price, and there’s no entry fee for children under two years. Parking at Ropley Station is free of charge.

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