Hampshire’s Watercress Line is hosting a unique Christmas spectacular this month with the world’s first digital LED train.
Steam Illuminations at Watercress Line sees the S15 class steam locomotive 506 pull the digital LED train, created using thousands of fully controllable colour mixing LED lights.
The huge lights event showcases 13,174 fully controllable colour mixing LED lights and LED wristbands, lighting up both the exterior and interior of the train.
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Visitors to the Steam Illuminations at Watercress Line will marvel at the lights, then travel up and down the Railway’s 10 mile line. Trains depart from either Alresford or Alton and complete a round trip, back to the starting station.
Tickets start from £45 for two adults, visit the Watercress Line website to find out more.
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