Peep Peep! Thomas & Friends™ return to the Watercress Line

May 4, 2022

Fans of Thomas the Tank Engine can meet their hero at the Watercress Line from May 28 to June 5.

Thomas & Friends are back on track at the Watercress Line for more fun and adventure this month.

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

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 up close and there is plenty more fun in store with Thomas & Friends.

Activities 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 really excited to have the Day Out With Thomas event back at the Watercress Line.

“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 always proves popular, so to avoid disappointment, please book ahead.”

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.

For more information and to book tickets, visit