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« on: October 09, 2012, 10:52:51 am »

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Inspired by the run-away hit movie produced by Warner Bros. Entertainment and the award winning book by Chris Van Allsburg, this very special train ride has only been available in America before now. For the first time ever, you can be a part of history and ride the magical Polar Express during the first year of this new annual family tradition.




This year the dartmoor railway will be running polar express specials

https://weardale-railway.com/dartmoor/index.html
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Inspired by the run-away hit movie produced by Warner Bros. Entertainment and the award winning book by Chris Van Allsburg, this very special train ride has only been available in America before now. For the first time ever, you can be a part of history and ride the magical Polar Express during the first year of this new annual family tradition.




This year the dartmoor railway will be running polar express specials

https://weardale-railway.com/dartmoor/index.html

Mmmmm...tempting Smiley Thanks for posting!
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« Reply #2 on: October 09, 2012, 02:17:46 pm »

What interesting use of language in the puff for this.  A new annual tradition (my italics).  I always thought at least two occasions were required to establish a 'tradition'.   Roll Eyes It is suggested that children, sorry, 'kids', wear 'pajamas'.  (UK (United Kingdom) spelling is also used later on).  I mention not Santa's appearance rather than Father Christmas  - I think we lost that one some time ago and our heritage railways have embraced it. The transatlantic influence is hardly hidden so hurry to Okehampton train station railfans, USA culture has have arrived on Track 1.

Sounds fun though.  Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: October 09, 2012, 04:49:24 pm »

Even the phone numbers have been Americanised.

To make arrangements, call 877-790-7450

And there also seems to be a bit of confusion with the other railway offering PE trips,

With Stanhope far, far away

although a pedant might note that the statement is indeed accurate!

So maybe a bit more attention with the cutting and pasting needed.
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« Reply #4 on: October 09, 2012, 07:32:38 pm »

toll free !

im not sure why its done off the back of the wierdale's website to be honest :-/ .....

good to see them trying something new tho
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