To build and operate a Peppercorn class A1 Pacific steam locomotive

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Please keep an eye on this page for the annual diary of Tornado's 2015 mainline tours plus her preserved railway visits. More details will be published on this website as more trains are finalised (contact details for the rail tour companies and preserved lines appear at the bottom of the page).

The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust is proud that Tornado will continue to be operated on the Network Rail main line by DB Schenker, which has worked successfully with the Trust since the locomotive's completion in 2008.


6th November - The Golden Age of Travel lunchtime excursion – Belmond British Pullman

8th December – Christmas Lunch – Belmond British Pullman

12th December – Surrey Hills Excursion – Belmond British Pullman

31st December – 'The Peppercorn Phoenix' York to Newcastle and return – A1SLT - CANCELLED


14th February - 'The Red Rose' - Paddington to Worcester and return - bookings through UK Railtours

2nd April - 'The Devon Belle' - London Waterloo to Exeter and return - bookings through UK Railtours

The Trust respectfully requests that anyone wanting to see Tornado follows the rules of the railway and only goes where permitted.

Please carefully check Tornado's dates of operation and services on the preserved lines visits using the relevant website links below as actual dates and times of operation may vary from the above shown.

Belmond British Pullman
Tel: 020 3117 1300
UK Railtours
Tel: 01438 715050