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Welcome to the Abellio Greater Anglia Special Trains Site

Abellio Greater Anglia run some trains in connection with Special Events throughout the region and these are normally made available for sale below.

There is also a programme of events in association with the Community Rail Partnerships which is shown below (when available) along with the recommended age of the travellers.

Please check back as we advertise other special services for events and Community Rail Partnerships on this page and also on the main Abellio Greater Anglia website at

Harwich Festival Special Trains - 25th June 2016

Harwich Festival Special Trains - 25th June 2016
Join us on the decorated Harwich Festival train from Manningtree Station to Harwich Town. This event train sets you up for your visit to the festival you will be joined on the train by artists from the festival with music and stories. The theme for the festival is hidden gems and there will gems for children and adults on the train! You can join in with ‘guess the number of gems in the jar’ and ‘find the hidden gem’ The children will receive an activity pack to take with them.

The train journey passes through the Essex countryside across the Essex Way, which is enjoyed by many walkers, and from the train you will overlook the wonderful Stour estuary.

This event is suitable for families.

To buy your tickets for the Harwich Festival Train click here