All Aboard the National Trust’s ‘Journey Back in Time’ Scenic Rail Tour!


(St. Christopher National Trust) St. Kitts and Nevis – September 11, 2017:  The St. Christopher National Trust is gearing up to host its popular, annual Heroes Day Scenic Railway tour this weekend.

The Journey Back in Time fundraiser train ride, slated for Saturday September 16th takes its passengers on a journey through the history of St. Kitts and Nevis in the form of folk songs and storytelling.  There will be games, prizes and complimentary refreshments served during the estimated three hour tour.

“We’re really excited about the train ride,” says National Trust Executive Director Ryllis Percival.

“We have regular patrons who start calling weeks in advance to book their tickets, because they know how much fun we have.”

The Journey Back in Time tour, though only six years old, has become one of the Trust’s most significant and popular fundraisers Ms Percival says, explaining that proceeds go towards the work of the Trust.

“The National Trust relies heavily on membership dues, donations and fundraisers.  We are deeply grateful to our members and the public for their support over the years,” the Executive Director indicated.

Tickets are available during regular business hours, at the National Trust Office in the Old Treasury Building on the Bay Road, Basseterre.  There are group rates and a discounted price for Members.

“We are ever grateful to the Scenic Railway for collaborating with us again, and affording us this opportunity to share our history in such a unique and exciting way,” Ms Percival said.

For more information and to book tickets, persons can call the National Trust office during regular business hours 9 am to 5 pm at 465-5584 or email