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TIME FOR TEA AT WHITEHEAD RAILWAY MUSEUM

TIME FOR TEA AT WHITEHEAD RAILWAY MUSEUM

Whitehead Railway Museum is rolling out its cake-stands and best china for a new season of its popular Afternoon Tea after a sell-out year in 2018.

Having celebrated its most popular year with visitor numbers increasing by 50%, the award-winning Museum will welcome guests to step back in time and enjoy Afternoon Tea in a stationary historic railway carriage, located on the tracks within the Museum premises.

General Manager of Railway Preservation Society of Ireland Lisa Adair said: “We have had an extremely successful summer so far with speciality train rides, bespoke events, and our visitor numbers are continuing to rise. We were overwhelmed with the bookings we received for the Afternoon Tea last year and the start of this year so we know there is a big demand for this event. As we run a very busy summer schedule this offering finished in May, so we are really looking forward to kicking off our Autumn season and inviting people to experience the atmospheric carriage.

“Whitehead has always been a railway town and we want to make it a visitor spot that appeals to everyone, not just the railway enthusiast community, so having unique offerings such as Afternoon Tea brings visitors from near and far to the Museum.”

Operated by the Railway Preservation Society of Ireland (RPSI), the Museum also offers a gallery experience that weaves through the rich rail history of generations, from seaside trips to tales of smuggling butter across borders. Visitors can enjoy an array of steam and diesel locomotives plus heritage carriages, see work in progress in the restoration workshops, enjoy afternoon tea in the Edwardian Tea Room, and hear all about the social impact of the railways and Whitehead.

Bookings have now opened for this season’s Afternoon Tea and the first event takes place at Whitehead Railway Museum on Saturday 7th September. Book now via https://www.steamtrainsireland.com. Whitehead Railway Museum is open 10am to 4pm Thursday to Saturday, while the Edwardian Tea Room, which is admission-free, serves tea/coffee and freshly prepared lunches. Experienced RPSI members are on hand for conducted tours at 11am, 1pm and 2.30pm, with tours lasting just over an hour.

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