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What was it?

1974–1984

The Towers Express was a train which ran around the Towers, past the fairground (now Fountain Square) and down a road which went past Adventure Land 4 - 11. A couple of years later, this would be the site for the park's first roller coaster, Corkscrew. The station was situated in the coach park, which was near to the back of the Towers.

There were two trains - a red train with a couple of carriages, and a longer blue train with five carriages. There was a bell push on the back of the trains, in case of the need to warn the driver, as the trains did not run on any tracks.

The trains ran on diesel which had to be topped up every morning, and were stored in the same place as the Park Railway's train.