Day Out With Thomas™

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What is Day Out With Thomas™?
Day Out With Thomas™ offers an opportunity for children and their families to take a 25-minute ride with Thomas the Tank Engine™ and to meet Sir Topham Hatt™, the Controller of the Railway.

There are also lots of activities including: temporary tattoos, face painting, storytelling, live entertainment, a hay maze, scooter rides, jumping castles, bubble station and more.


Day Out with Thomas Logo

When is the event?
August 11, 12, 13, 18, 19 & 20, 2017.

Where is the event?
Uxbridge Train Station, 19 Railway Street, Uxbridge, ON L9P 1E5.

What times do trains depart?
9:00 am, 9:45 am, 10:30 am, 11:15 am, 12:00 pm, 12:45 pm, 1:30 pm, 2:15 pm, 3:00 pm, 3:45 pm. It is recommended that guests arrive at the event at least one hour before their scheduled departure. For the 9:00 am departure time please arrive at 8:30 am

How much are tickets?
$25 plus HST + TicketWeb service charge.

How do I buy tickets?
Starting April 1st tickets can be purchased through ticketweb. Click below for the date you want.

Uxbridge Train Station

Map to Uxbridge Train Station

Uxbridge Train Station Map - Click for details

19 Railway St, Uxbridge, ON
Directions from Toronto, Pearson, Kingston, Newmarket

Available On

Date Purchase Tickets Date Purchase Tickets
Fri Aug 11 Sat Aug 12
Sun Aug 13 Fri Aug 18
Sat Aug 19 Sun Aug 20

Day Out With Thomas The Tank Engine (9:33)

The Gabriel and Lucas Show Published on Sep 19, 2015

Sir Topham Hatt™

Sir Topham Hatt

Sir Topham Hatt™


Who needs tickets?
Tickets are required for guests ages two and up. Infants under two may ride on a parent’s lap.

Do you recommend purchasing tickets in advance?
Due to the popularity of Day Out With Thomas™, advance ticket purchase is highly recommended. It is not uncommon for events to sell out.

What is the ticket purchase policy?
The event will run rain or shine. There are no refunds or exchanges.

How will I receive my tickets?
If purchased three weeks or more in advance of the event, guests will receive their tickets in the mail. Guests that purchase tickets closer to the event date can pick up their tickets at Will Call the day of the event.

Will tickets be available at the gate for purchase?
There may be limited tickets, however, most train times sell out in advance. If all of the train rides are sold out, you may purchase a ticket to enjoy the other activities on-site, including a picture with Thomas. Cost remains the same at $25 + HST.

Can we bring strollers into the venue and onto the train?
The event is stroller friendly. The shuttle buses from designated parking areas are equipped with space to store strollers. Strollers are not allowed on the train due to space limitations. There is a designated stroller parking area near the boarding area.

What is the difference between the Cars?
All cars are air-conditioned. Cars 1 and 6 have table and chair seating. Car 2 has padded bench seating with tables. Cars 3, 4 and 5 have bench seating and no tables.

Are pets allowed?
Sorry, no pets. Guide dogs however are permitted.

Are cameras allowed?
Guests are encouraged to capture their Day Out With Thomas memories.

Is exit and re-entry allowed during the day?
Yes. You will be asked to show your ticket before re-entering.

What happens if I miss the train departure time I purchased?
Tickets are purchased for a specific date and train departure time. If you miss your train time, while we will try to accommodate you, there are no guarantees that we can seat you on the next available ride.

What happens in the event of inclement weather?
Day Out With Thomas™ events take place rain or shine. Most of the activities take place under large tents to protect guests from the elements.

Is food available for purchase on the grounds?
Yes, there will be a number of food vendors on-site.

Can I bring my own food?
Food is not allowed on the train.

If I require wheelchair or other accommodations what should I do?
Contact the railway directly by email at prior to purchasing tickets to ensure we can accommodate you.

When should I arrive for the train ride?
It is recommended that guests arrive at the event at least one hour before their scheduled departure. For the 9:00 am departure time please arrive at 8:30 am This allows for time to park and get through the front gate.

When should I line up for the train ride?
It is recommended that you arrive at train boarding location no later than 15 minutes before train departure time.

Free Parking

There is free offsite parking at the following locations:

  1. Next to Second Wedge Brewery
  2. Uxbridge Arena, 291 Brock Street West, Uxbridge (shuttle bus service)
  3. Quaker Village Public School, (shuttle bus service)
  4. Behind Coffee Time, 23 Brock St. W., Uxbridge (walking distance)

Where can I visit for the latest details?

Map to Thomas parking lots

Thomas Parking

Are there places to stay overnight?

The following hotels have provided discounted room rates:

  • Residence Inn by Marriott – Whitby
    Rooms from $129.00
    Book a room
    Ask for the Day out With Thomas group rate.
  • Delta Hotels - Toronto East
    Rooms from $139.00
    August 11-13, 2017 Book a room
    August 18-20, 2017 Book a room
  • Holiday Inn Express - Newmarket
    Rooms from $139.99
    Book a room
    August 11-13, 2017 - Booking Code: YDL
    August 18-20, 2017 - Booking Code: YHL
  • Days Inn – Stouffville
    Rooms from $149.95
    Call hotel directly at 905 642 2929 and ask for York Durham Heritage Train group rate.

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