Rail day fun for Thomas fans

THOMAS The Tank Engine fans can meet their favourite locomotive character at Midland Railway at Butterly, tomorrow and Sunday.

There be a play coach and a picnic coach in case of bad weather and a chance to join in with activities such as giving Thomas a drink and singing a song with the Fat Controller.

Younger visitors will be able to take home a special souvenir and a Junior Engineers certificate.

Thomas and Diesel will be hauling trains and some of the Troublesome Trucks will be kept in line by Sir Topham Hatt, the Fat Controller.

Trains will be running from 10.20am.

l For more information phone 01773 747674, visit www.midlandrailwaycentre.co.uk or email midland.railway@btconnect.com.