Mail Rail Science Show (KS2)

Discover the postal railway that moved mail under London for over 75 years.
Mail Rail Science Show

Mail Rail Science Show

KS2 Science, Technology, Maths, Engineering, History, Geography
Suitable for Years 3 – 6 (differentiated for year group)

In this workshop

Inspire future engineers! Discover how clever technology was used to build a postal railway under London. Find out about early attempts to use pneumatic power to move mail underground. Take part in fun live experiments, learn engineering skills, and explore the scientific principles behind the world’s first driverless electric railway.

Availability: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

Duration: 45 minutes

Cost per workshop: £100 (+VAT) per workshop (£120 inc. VAT)

Group size: 35 pupils max, up to 3 classes per day

Adult : pupil ratio 1:6 (plus SEND support staff)

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