10 facts about Derren Brown’s Ghost Train at Thorpe Park

Derren Brown's Ghost Train at Thorpe Park
May 20, 2016

Are you ready to have your mind derailed?

Derren Brown’s Ghost Train is now open at THORPE PARK Resort, and these are the numbers YOU need to know about this mind-bending thrill ride….

It’s One of a kind

A lot of the features in this attraction are a world-first and have never been used before, anywhere. The Virtual Reality technology used here didn’t even exist when the project started work!

It has been 3 years in the making

Derren has been working in secret with THORPE PARK Resort for the past 3 years to create this world-first attraction.

1 Hideous Demon was released from the ride…

…and ran loose in Thorpe Park, terrifying the park staff. You can see what happened in this video:

There are 12 different possible journeys

So your experience could be totally different to your friends’ – even if you’re on the ride together.

It’s Thorpe Park’s first Ghost Train in over 15 years

This is the first attraction that could be described as a Ghost Train since the Wicked Witches’ Haunt was destroyed by a fire in 2000.

The train carriage is suspended 3 metres above the ground

The Carriage of Derren Brown’s Ghost Train

There are 2 possible endings

Will you escape with your mind still in one piece?

2 life-size Victorian-style dolls spooked London commuters

They appeared in various places to mark the announcement of the ride

The exterior of the warehouse features the date 1871

The Victorian rolled-back date of Derren’s actual birth year, which is 1971

The experience is around 13 minutes long

It’s been described by Derren himself as ‘A journey through fear’…..

Find out more & book Thorpe Park tickets

About the author

Farrah Hedwat

Farrah is AttractionTix’s resident Copywriter. A city girl at heart, her best-loved travel moments are exploring new cities across the world like Barcelona or Los Angeles. Farrah’s favourite things are eating, sleeping, shopping and animals (but mostly animals). Her pet hates are bad grammar and other writing-based “offences”.