Easter Eggspress

14th - 17th April 2017

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Travel by steam train aboard the Easter Eggspress to Shelley to meet the Easter Bunny. The Easter Bunny has dropped all of his food in the play ground and needs everyone to help him collect it. He has also hidden some extra special Golden Eggs around the play ground too! The Bunny’s feeling very generous and everyone who helps collect his food in the Egg Hunt will receive a chocolate egg and there might be a bigger reward if you find a Golden Egg!

Come down and meet the Easter Bunny and enjoy some family fun at the Kirklees Light Railway.

How to book?

Tickets for this event can be booked the following ways:

  • Online through our ticketing website
  • Telephone the booking office on 01484 865727
  • In person at Clayton West Ticket Office

We recommend booking in advance for this event.


What is included in the train fare?

  • Entry to the event
  • A return trip to Shelley station
  • Easter egg hunt with the Easter Bunny
  • Egg & spoon races for all the family!
  • Arts & craft activities - decorate your own egg, bonnet or basket
  • Children's entertainer at Shelley Station
  • Bouncy castles*
  • Outdoor adventure play areas at Clayton West and Shelley

*Some activities are weather dependent 

What else is there?

  • The Miniature railway around the duck pond at Clayton West**
  • Face Painting at Shelley in the marquee**
  • Donkey Rides at Clayton West**
  • Sand Art at Clayton West**
  • A café at Clayton West Station selling hot and cold meals
  • Gift Shop at Clayton West 


  • Tea Room at Shelley station serving hot and cold drinks, snacks, cakes & ice creams.
  • Barbeque serving locally sourced fresh produce.
  • FREE buggy park at Clayton West Station
  • There are toilets at Clayton West and Shelley
**These activities incur a small additional charge


Depart Clayton West

Depart Shelley

10:00 10:40
10:40 11:20
11:20 12:00
12:00 12:40
12:40 13:20
13:20 14:00
14:00 14:40
14:40 15:20
15:20 16:00
16:00 16:40


Adult £9.00
Concessions (Over 60's, Students, Carers) £8.00
Child 2-16 yrs £7.00
Child under 2 yrs £FREE
Family Ticket (2 adults and 2 children) £30.00
Family PLUS (2 adults and 3 children) £34.00

£1.80 administration fee applies to all bookings

Booking is recommended for all special events call 01484 865727 to book.