Let the ‘The Aberdonian’ whisk you away as we take in some of the best that Scotland has to offer, both on train and off. Crossing the Forth Bridge, the train runs along the coast for much of its route making it an unrivalled way to experience Scotland. In Aberdeen there is a chance to …Continue Reading
Take a tour with the UK’s only new build mainline steam locomotive.
Book your tickets to travel with Tornado and be a part of this iconic locomotive’s history, either via the website link for the selected tour or by contacting our railtour office. The booking office is open 09:00 – 17:00 Monday to Thursday and 09:00 – 16:00 on Fridays – ‘phone 01325 488215 to make a booking. Website bookings are 24 hour of course.
All of our railtours provide a nostalgic journey back in time, where passengers can enjoy the beautiful scenery as plumes of steam drift past the windows, and the locomotive’s whistle can be heard.
Join us on ‘The North Briton’, a new series of trains starting in London before steaming with Tornado across the magnificent Settle and Carlisle Railway. Eminent railway engineers of the age proclaimed that it would be impossible to build a main line railway through this hostile terrain. Building the Settle & Carlisle almost broke the …Continue Reading
Join us on ‘The Pennine Explorer’, as we travel from the East Midlands to Carlisle and return including the magnificent Settle and Carlisle Railway. Our tour also includes a fast run with Tornado along the ECML from York before taking the stunning Tyne Valley line that crosses Hadrian’s Wall through the beautiful Northumberland scenery. Our …Continue Reading
In a first for Tornado, travel with us to see the world famous Blackpool Illuminations. Described as the ‘greatest free light show on earth’, the illuminations have been delighting since 1879. This year, visitors will marvel at over 1 million individual lights stretching over ten kilometres. Steam hauled from the start, ‘The Illuminati’ departs from …Continue Reading
There is something wonderful about travelling by steam in the festive season and we are pleased to be heading for the beautiful cities of Bath and Bristol. On board, passengers can enjoy festive fare, with a Christmas Dinner presented by silver service on the return journey in First Class Dining. Mince pies and other festive …Continue Reading