Ride Mail Rail

Journey back in time on a specially made train through the original tunnels and station platforms under Mount Pleasant.

Take a ride on Mail Rail from 4 September 2017 and experience 20 minutes of immersive underground exploration on our miniature trains. There’s even a surprise or two. Are you ready?

Open everyday from 4 September onwards (except 24-26 December) from 10.00 – 17.00.

Last train departs at 16.30.

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The Ride

Descend into the former engineering depot of Mail Rail – the one hundred year old Post Office railway – board a miniature train and descend into the stalactite-filled tunnels.

One of our new passenger trains in the Mail Rail tunnels, passing a side-tunnel

Pass deep below Royal Mail’s Mount Pleasant sorting office, see the original and largely unchanged station platforms and be transported back in time. Take in a theatrical experience that peels back the layers of time to the railway’s lively 1930s heyday.

A view inside the carriage of our new passenger trains

See and hear the people who worked on it, experience their lives below ground and glimpse hidden parts of the railway that kept the mail coursing through London for 22 hours every day.

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