|Where to travel|
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.
2nd June - POSTPONED - 'The White Rose' King's Cross to York with D9009 Alycidon and return with Tornado - A1SLT tour, booking through UK Railtours - our train will be operated by DB Schenker and use Riviera Trains coaches.
20th June – 'The Highland Rambler' – Stirling to Inverness – Scotrail/Steam Dreams
21st June – 'The Seaforth Highlander' – Inverness to Brora and return – Scotrail/Steam Dreams (Father's Day!)
22nd June – 'The Highland Caledonian' – Inverness to Stirling – Scotrail/Steam Dreams
27th June – ‘The Border Reiver’ – Carlisle to Glasgow and return - Scotrail/Steam Dreams
12th July - 'The Torbay Express' - Bristol to Kingswear and return - Torbay Express
26th July - 'The Torbay Express' - Bristol to Kingswear and return - Torbay Express
2nd August - 'The Torbay Express' - Bristol to kingswear and return - Torbay Express
8th August – Surrey Hills Excursion – Belmond British Pullman
11th August – 2nd September – Nene Valley Railway - full details here.
11th September – Surrey Hills Excursion – Belmond British Pullman
23rd September – London Victoria to Bristol and return – Belmond British Pullman
26th September - 'The Silver Jubilee Talisman' London to York, Darlington and Newcastle - A1SLT (details here)
6th November - Surrey Hills Excursion – Belmond British Pullman
8th December – Surrey Hills Excursion – Belmond British Pullman
12th December – Surrey Hills Excursion – Belmond British Pullman
31st December – 'St. Mungo Anniversary Tour' York to Newcastle and return – A1SLT
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
Nene Valley Railway
Tel: 01780 784444
Tel: 01453 835414
Tel: 01483 209888
Tel: 01453 834477
Tel: 01438 715050