RAF 100 Celebrations

Tuesday 10th July - Lincoln & Peterborough to London

As part of the centenary of the RAF we are pleased to announce a very special train from Lincoln, Sleaford and Peterborough to London King’s Cross station as part of the RAF 100 celebrations. The 10th July 2018 will see a major celebration in London including a fly past of up to 100 current and …

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‘The Talisman’ – SOLD OUT

Saturday 21st July - An East Coast Railtour to Durham and Newcastle

The outward journey is steam hauled down the East Coast Main Line as Tornado 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. Tornado and D9009 Alycidon on ‘The Talisman’ …

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Tornado Tenth Anniversary Specials

Sunday 29th July - Yorkshire Circulars

As part of the tenth birthday celebrations for Tornado we are pleased to be offering two circular trips from the locomotive’s birthplace of Darlington around Yorkshire and return. We are very pleased to be able to offer these two trips at special prices so that more passengers can travel with Tornado as part of the locomotive’s birthday celebrations.   Our first tenth …

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‘The Mad Hatter’

Wednesday 1st August - Tornado's Tenth Anniversary Railtour to Chester

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 Bard of Avon’

Saturday 18th August - Manchester, Crewe and Shrewbury to Stratford-Upon-Avon

We are delighted to invite passengers to join Tornado on ‘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. For the first time, Tornado will depart from Manchester Piccadilly station. The train will then proceed on, before …

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‘The Canterbury Tale’

Bank Holiday Monday 27th August - Peterborough to Canterbury and the Dover Coast

‘The Canterbury Tale’ promises to be a wonderful day trip; not only visiting one of the country’s most historic cities where the sights and sounds of old England can be enjoyed, but also the beautiful journey will take the train along the foot of the iconic White Cliffs, providing passengers stunning views of the Kent …

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‘The Devonian’

Saturday 8th September - Birmingham to Plymouth

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 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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