THE RAILWAY BALL
25th Nov 2022 | InterContinental London – The O2
DATE & TIME
Friday 25th November 2022
18:30 Drinks Reception
DRESS CODE – BLACK TIE
Dinner jacket, ball gown/cocktail dress.
If you test positive, have been in contact with someone who has the virus, or feel unwell please do not attend.
To plan ahead for a great night, see our travel tips below on getting to and from the Ball.
Tickets for entry will be sent to table hosts to distribute two weeks prior to the Ball.
If you have a dietary request please let your table host know by 11th November 2022.
The hotel has spaces available on a first come basis. Guideline charge: £24.00 /day.
The Railway Ball team will be at the desk at the top of the exit escalator at North Greenwich underground tube station.
North Greenwich (500m). Jubilee – 24 hours as do Victoria, Central, Northern and Piccadilly . www.tfl.gov.uk/nighttube
Shuttle Bus to Hotel
There’s a free shuttle bus from 17:00, cabs, or it’s a 5 min. walk from North Greenwich.
Enjoy the Thames at night with our private charter. 45 mins from London. Get in touch for more info.
The Emirates Air Line ‘flies’ over the Thames from ExCel London to the O2. Approx. 15 min walk.
Plan your journey at tfl.gov.uk
ON THE NIGHT
Use Arora Ballroom entrance. Gold tickets: 1st floor. Platinum VIP tickets, Diamond tickets and private rooms: 2nd floor.
Guest meeting points, to meet up with other table guests, will be marked on the back of each ticket.
Plans on display before dinner will show host company, table number and host name.
18:30 Cocktails. 19:30 Dinner. 23:15ish Aftershow Party. 01:30 Carriages. 02:00 Last shuttle bus.
Food & Drink
Tickets cover cocktails and canapes, a 3 course dinner with wine/water. Cash bar after dinner.
Hotel residents and their guests can go on to the Clipper Bar (1st floor by Ballroom) after the Ball.
The hotel has a designated smoking area outside the Arora Ballroom’s main entrance.
Photos & Twitter
Tweet your Ball photos. Tag @RailwayBall with your own photos.
Putting fun into fundraising. Optional entry fees: £10 to £20/game with 3 games.
The Smart Auction needs an email address via table hosts to pre-register guests.
Bid before and on the night with you smart phone. View Auction.
“Prizes” will be put to good use and we’ll give you the deserved recognition. Get in touch.
GETTING HOME IMPORTANT
Book a Cab
1,200+ guests: so we strongly recommend to book cabs in advance.
Cab Pick Up
To assist finding your cab there is a large hotel concourse for your taxi to collect you from.
Free shuttle bus to North Greenwich until 02:00. 24 hour lines: Victoria, Central, Jubilee, Northern and Piccadilly.
Book early to take advantage of the special deals we have on offer, subject to availability.
Make the most of your time
PINNACLE OF LUXURY
The 18 storey hotel has 453 spacious rooms, choice of restaurants and bars, spa, pool, business centre and car park. Read more.
Act fast to get preferential rates at the InterContinental London – The O2 as well cheaper alternatives. Read more.
AFTER THE AFTERSHOW
Hotel residents and their guests can take a night cap in The Clipper Bar, next to the Ballroom or take in the view in the Sky Bar.