- How much does it cost?
- Where do we buy tickets?
- Are there any tickets left?
- Will there be room on the train?
- At what time does the train leave
- Can we book in advance?
- Are refreshments available on the
- Is food available at the pub?
- Are children welcome at the pub?
- Are there other Folk trains?
- The cost is the price of an ordinary day return to Edale
which is around £7 from Sheffield, a little less from Dore.
- Buy your ticket at the ticket office in Sheffield or
on-line at Northern Rail
if you are boarding at Sheffield. Northern Rail have been known to
mount a revenue protection exercise.
Strictly speaking, if you board
the train without a ticket at Sheffield, you are liable to a
substantial penalty fare. As it was, I understand that those who
bought their tickets from the revenue protection team had to pay more
than they would have done at the ticket office. Apparently, this was
because, in such circumstances, you can't purchase a discounted fare
like the Day Return.
If you are boarding at Dore or beyond, tickets can be bought from the
- As we travel on
an ordinary local train there is no limit to the number of tickets
except for the physical capacity of the train (which we have never
- We have never turned anyone away but occasionally it has
been impossible to get everyone in the music coach.
- The train leaves Dore at 19:22.
- Yes, on-line at Northern Rail
but it doesn't guarantee you a seat.
- No. It's only a little, local train.
- Food is available at The Rambler.See Folk Train Menu
- Children have always been welcome.
- Yes. There are a number of Folk Trains running from
Manchester, including the the one to the Little John at Hathersage on
the 2nd Saturday of the month . For more information see www.hvhptp.org.uk/folktran.htm
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