Seaside spectacular train takes to the track in Essex – tickets now on sale

Wednesday, 4 July 2018

Bargain tickets are now on sale for special train rides to the beach.

‘Bucket and Spade’ trains will run from Colchester to Walton on the Naze on Thursday 2, 16 and 30 August 2018.

The tickets – priced at just £5 return for an adult and £3 return for a child - are only available online at – and include a free bucket and spade for every child.

The special Greater Anglia trains will be decked-out with a seaside theme and there will be lots of fun on board.

For additional fun, the Grand Theatre of Lemmings will be performing at Walton market square on 30 August.

Lynda Stone, Community Rail Partnership Officer for Essex County Council said, “Families will be able to spend the day enjoying all that Walton on the Naze has to offer and return at their leisure by any train.”

Paul Haynes, Community Partnerships Manager, Greater Anglia, said: “A day out by rail offers so much fun for families and it’s so easy and cheap. We expect this trip to be a sell-out success.”