The North Briton

NEW PROGRAMME OF TOURS - Steam over the stunning Settle and Carlisle Railway

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 …

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The Aberdonian

NEW PROGRAMME OF TOURS - Steam from Edinburgh to Aberdeen

Let the ‘The Aberdonian’, a new steam operation for 2019, 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 …

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The Pennine Explorer

Saturday 5th October - Steam across the Settle and Carlisle Railway

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 …

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The Illuminati

Saturday 2nd November - West Midlands to Blackpool Illuminations

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 …

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Christmas Train 2019 – Coming Soon

Saturday 7th December - Bath and Bristol Christmas Markets

COMING SOON! Our Christmas train will go on sale on 1st August. Join us on 7th December for a festive trip from West Midlands stations to Bath and Bristol for the Christmas Markets. To register your interest please send an email to

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