Day Excursion

RAT - Real Ale Train

RAT - Real Ale Train
Saturday 15th June 2024
Pick Up 1400-1500
The famous Real Ale Train, or RAT as it is affectionately known, returns to the Mid Hants Railway in 2024 to continue its tradition of serving real ale from the bar car whilst travelling by train through the Hampshire countryside. Price includes a free pint and any other pint’s drunk are just £4.50. Food will be available on the train which completes two return trips of the line from Alton to Alresford and back.

The train journey starts at 7.30pm and finishes at 10.30pm so our arrival back home will be after midnight.
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Pickup points & times
Route A1
  • Minster, Oak Lane British Queen Bus Stop
  • The Broadway, Wards Hill Bottom Bus Stop
  • Halfway Road, Danley Road Bus Stop
  • Sheerness Station Bus Stop o/s Arriva Garage
  • Queenborough Station Bus Stop
  • Queenborough Corner opposite Aviator PH
  • Kemsley, Grovehurst Road, Milton Creek Bus Stop
  • Sittingbourne Bus Hub Stop 4
  • Newington High Street, The Bull Bus Stop
  • Rainham High Street, The Cricketers Bus Stop
  • Parkwood, Deanwood Drive, Spice Fusion Bus Stop
  • Wigmore, Wigmore Road, Kenyon Walk Bus Stop