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Great Cockcrow Railway 2018

PLEASE NOTE : For safety reasons children under 2 years cannot be conveyed

Ticket Office

The Ticket Office is located in the right-hand end of the new Station Building, next to the large signal post.


There are two different routes you can choose from, both departing and returning to Hardwick Central Station:-

The Green Route is a continuous journey around the railway, travelling to the far ends of the network over the Jubilee and Millennium lines.

The Red Route stops at Cockcrow Hill Station, the engine changes ends and the train returns to Hardwick via the Spur and Jungle lines.

Both routes are about 1 miles in length and journeys take about 15 – 20 minutes. Click HERE to see a map of  the two routes.


In addition, on Sundays we operate our flagship “Gladesman” Service. This travels over a combination of the Red and Green routes and is approximately 1 miles in length with a normal journey time of 25 – 30 minutes. The train itself consists of 6 coaches and is “double-headed”, i.e. it is hauled by two locomotives. Departure time is around 4.30pm

You can purchase tickets for the Gladesman at any time during the afternoon and you don’t need to queue up! Also tickets can be reserved by email or telephone. See HERE for details.


There is a range of tickets to suit your needs. You can buy tickets for single journeys or, if you would like to try both routes, you can buy a double ticket , thus saving you money! Please note that you will need to queue again for the second ride.

In addition you can purchase family-of-four tickets (2 adults and 2 children or 1 adult and 3 children) for single or double rides. Double and Family tickets always work out cheaper than buying single tickets.

2018 prices are:


We can accept most Credit and Debit cards. Contactless Payment and Apple Pay are available.





Single Ride




Double Ride





7.50 per Passenger



4.00 per Passenger