Travelling Post Office

Enjoy a unique experience, visit our Travelling Post Office (TPO) situated alongside Platform 5 adjacent to the Visitor Centre.

  • Learn about 'Mail by Rail' which started in 1838 and finished as recently as 2004
  • Watch 'Night Mail' which shows how mail reached Scotland overnight
  • Learn about the 1963 Great Train robbery which took place locally
  • See how mail was sorted and have a go yourself,under expert guidance
  • The TPO coaches are open for viewing most Sundays and special event days from 1pm-4pm.