‘The Talisman’

Saturday 15th September - An East Coast Railtour to Durham and Newcastle

The outward journey is steam hauled down the East Coast Main Line as No.60009 Union of  South Africa charges out of London en route to Durham and Newcastle. The return journey will be hauled by the Deltic diesel locomotive D9009 Alycidon, whose engines will roar as the train speeds back towards the capital.  D9009 Alycidon on …

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‘The Ynys Môn Express’

Saturday 29th September - East Midland and North Staffs to Holyhead and return

‘The Ynys Môn Express’ offers passengers a wonderful day out to North Wales. With options to explore all that this area has to offer; from mountain scenery, to seascapes and medieval castles, there is sure to be something of interest for everyone on this railtour. In North Wales there are several destinations to choose from. …

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The Auld Reekie

Sunday 7th October - Yorkshire to Edinburgh

Join us for another popular tour featuring both Tornado and Deltic Alycidon as we travel to the Scottish Capital from Yorkshire. This tour offers over 250 miles of steam on the outward journey followed by high speed running with the Deltic on the return. Tornado will be at the head of the train as we …

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The Christmas Border Raider

Saturday 1st December - West Midlands to the Carlisle Christmas Market via the Settle and Carlisle Railway

Our Christmas train not only combines a festive journey by steam, but there is a wonderful chance to travel over the stunningly beautiful Settle and Carlisle route. Furthermore, on arrival in Carlisle the Christmas Market will be in full swing – perfect for buying your gifts, or just enjoying the great food and drink they …

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The North Briton

Saturday 9th February 2019 - East Midlands to Carlisle

Come along and enjoy the experience of No. 60163 Tornado climbing to Blea Moor and Ais Gill summits once again! Eminent railway engineers of the age proclaimed that it would be impossible to build a main line railway through this hostile terrain. Some of the tunnels and viaducts took a full five years to build …

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‘The Bard of Avon’

Saturday 23rd March 2019 - Manchester, Crewe and Shrewbury to Stratford-Upon-Avon

We are delighted to invite passengers to join‘The Bard of Avon’ for a nostalgic, summertime day trip to Shakespeare’s Stratford. This railtour starts at Manchester Piccadilly, before calling to pick up passengers from Stockport, Wilmslow, Crewe and Shrewsbury. Departing from Manchester Piccadilly station, the train will proceed on before picking up passengers at Stockport and …

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‘The Devonian’

Spring 2019 - Birmingham to Plymouth - Date TBC

Join us on board ‘The Devonian’ for a wonderful trip to the West Country with Tornado. Departing from Birmingham Snow Hill station our train will be hauled as far as Bristol by a Class 67 diesel locomotive. At Bristol Tornado will be waiting to take our train west across the Somerset levels and on through Whiteball Tunnel …

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‘The Mad Hatter’

Spring 2019 - Darlington, York and Wakefield to Chester - Date TBC

Tornado’s tenth anniversary train will take passengers from Darlington, where the locomotive steamed out of the Works for the first time in 2008, to the beautiful city of Chester. Be a part of Tornado’s history by joining the historic celebrations on ‘The Mad Hatter’. This railtour will take passengers through stunning rolling countryside to the ancient roman city. …

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‘The Yorkshire Pullman’

Saturday 15th June 2019 - London King's Cross to York and Scarborough

To mark the tenth year of Tornado in steam and to celebrate the locomotive’s leading role with the Pullman train in the new PADDINGTON 2 movie, we are delighted to offer ‘The Yorkshire Pullman’. Step on board the Belmond British Pullman, sister train to the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, and experience the excitement of luxury train travel. …

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