24th August 2018 to 31st August 2018


Belfast - Mystery Destination & return


£30 (31st August only)

Fridays 15th, 22nd & 29th June, 6th July, 24th & 31st August

15th June Sold Out
22nd June Sold Out
29th June Sold Out
6th July Sold Out
24th August Sold Out
31st August Extra tickets on sale


NOTE: Due to the extraordinarily hot weather currently being experienced, and in particular the lack of rain or any forecast for significant rainfall, we have taken the decision to operate the 6th July train using a diesel locomotive. We have taken this decision due to the risk of igniting a fire in the very dry vegetation.

However, our own vintage carriages will still be on the train, complete with full bar and tea counter.

Get out the glad rags, dust off the straw boater - it's Jazz time! Join our restored 1960s train at Belfast Central, hauled by a vintage steam locomotive. Relax as we leave the city behind and enjoy the sounds of New Orleans jazz when we call at stations which could be anywhere on the Northern Ireland railway network.

The music this year is again provided by the Jazz Band, one of Northern Ireland's best Dixieland bands. The band stays faithful to the traditional Delta, drawing upon a substantial repertoire of tunes from the early 20th century with influences including King Oliver, Jelly Roll Morton and Louis Armstrong. Most of the band has played at international jazz events.

"And - dare I say it - possibly the best, most fun night out of the summer?"
Belfast Telegraph, 29th June 2013

  Arr Dep
Whitehead Excursion   18:10
Carrickfergus 18:29 18:30
Belfast Central 18:56 19:15
Belfast Central  23:37 23:55
Carrickfergus 00:14 00:15
Whitehead Excursion 00:30  

All Fares: £30

Book Tickets Online

Tickets may also be purchased at:
Visit Belfast Welcome Centre, 8-9 Donegall Square North, BT1 5GJ
+44 28 9024 6609

Please Note
(1) Check out our Frequently Asked Questions before contacting us.
(2) Seat allocations will be provided when you arrive for your train.
(3) As space is very limited, where possible parents are asked not to bring prams and buggies.
(4) Wheelchair users please contact us in advance to confirm that we can accommodate you.
(5) If travelling as a group, please make one booking to be allocated seats together.