The Battlefield Line is the trading name of Shackerstone Railway Society Limited. Reg No. 1136834.
Murder Mystery Trains 2018
A murder has been committed, can you help solve the mystery.
Travel through rural Leicestershire countryside on your steam hauled dining train and solve the clues to identify the killer.
Enjoy a 3-course * meal and a good selection of drinks as the plot unfolds.
The evening starts at 7:00pm at Shackerstone Station, where complementary drinks will be served before the scene is set in the Station.
You will then board the train for your journey along the line where the investigation continues. On return to Shackerstone Station the murderer will be identified.
8th September - A First Class Murder
The year is 1930…
The renowned international business man Mustafa Leek has been found murdered in the bathroom of his hotel suit. Fortunately the famous Detective Hercule Smith is on hand to save the day. But who did it? The Lord of the manor? The renowned novelist? Perhaps it is the champion racing driver or even his beautiful fiancé.
Join the world’s most famous detective and help him as he discovers the truth!
All tickets must be pre-booked in advance. A menu will be sent out after you have made your booking for you to choose from.
Seating Arrangements in the Dining Car
The dining tables seat four people. As they are from a bygone era, the seating arrangement is cosy. If you are booking for less than four people, be aware that you may have other diners at your table. We hope that you will see it as a chance to make new friends.
Table for Two £100.00
Table for Four £190.00
Single seat £ 55.00
All include a complementary drink at the start of the event, food, travel and the performance.
Access for those with mobility issues
Due to the historic design of our carriages, with their narrow doors and gangways, it is not possible to accommodate wheelchairs on the train. It is also important to note that passengers with mobility issues will need to climb up or down a step to get into or out of the train. For those who can walk a short distance, wheelchairs can be folded and carried in the brake van. To avoid problems on the day of the visit, we strongly advise those with mobility issues seek advice from our office before booking.
Food allergies and intolerances
Please let us know of any food allergies or intolerances you or your guests may have when booking your dining experience. We are keen to accommodate alternative diets whenever possible. Please email your requirements.