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Please keep an eye on this page for the annual diary of Tornado's 2016 main line 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.

You can download the 2016 Tour Guide here.


6th February – Belmond British Pullman – Surrey Hills

14th February – 'The Red Rose' – London Paddington to Worcester - bookings through UK Railtours

12th March – Belmond British Pullman – Surrey Hills

25th to March 28th – Easter at Didcot Railway Centre

29th March – Driver Experience at Didcot

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

8th April - Belmond British Pullman – Surrey Hills

11th May – Belmond British Pullman – London Victoria to Bristol

27th May – Belmond British Pullman – Surrey Hills

4th June – 'The Scarborough Flyer' - London King's Cross to York and Scarborough - bookings through UK Railtours

18th June – Belmond British Pullman – Surrey Hills

23rd July – Belmond British Pullman – Surrey Hills

12th August – Belmond British Pullman – Surrey Hills

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

Didcot Railway Centre
OX11 7NJ
Tel: 01235 817200