Mail Rail Science Show: How Technology Solved a Problem (KS3)

Discover the railway that moved mail under London for over 75 years.

KS3 Science, Technology, Maths, Engineering, History, Geography, Citizenship

In this session

Travel through time to meet engineers and find out about early attempts to use pneumatic power to move the 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: Mondays – Fridays

Duration: 45-minute science show, option to ride Mail Rail and visit Mail Rail exhibition

Cost: £100 per session plus VAT (Mail Rail additional £3.50 per pupil and accompanying adults within ratios and SEND support. Additional adults pay group rate admission.

Group size: 30 pupils max, up to 3 classes per day

Adult : pupil ratio 1:10 (plus SEND support staff)

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Prepare for your visit: Mail Rail CREST SuperStar Challenges accredited by the British Science Association.


Mail Rail Science Show is kindly supported by: