‘Spring Day Out’ at Crewe Heritage Centre and ‘The Elizabethan’ Rail Tour
We are delighted to invite you to our 2013 Spring Day Out at Crewe Heritage Centre on Saturday 27th April 2013.
Tornado will be on display and giving brake van rides throughout the day. The Centre will be open from 10.00am to
4.30pm. Covenantors and up to two guests are entitled to free entry to this event on production of their 2013
For those of you who may not have visited Crewe Heritage Centre before, there are several other attractions on the site,
including the last remaining Advanced Passenger Train set, signal boxes and a miniature railway. Tornado’s visit to
Crewe will also coincide with a vintage Routemaster Bus Rally on 27th and 28th April. The Trust will have a stall selling a
wide range of merchandise, including some items new for 2013 and Trustees will be on hand to talk to.
If you are unable to attend the Spring Day Out, Crewe Heritage Centre has very kindly said that the offer of free entry
can be used on the other days that Tornado is in steam at the Centre -Sunday 21st and Sunday 28th April 2013. Again,
please bring your Covenantor card in order to take up this very generous offer.
For further details about Tornado’s visit, please visit the Crewe Heritage Centre’s website www.fochc.co.uk. For those
travelling by car, the address of the Centre is Vernon Way, Crewe, CW1 2DB
We are also pleased to be able to confirm that tickets are now on sale for the Trust-promoted ‘The Elizabethan’ rail tour on
Tuesday 11th June 2013. This is a reprise of the highly successful 2012 ‘Elizabethan’ – with a difference. On this
occasion, Tornado will haul the down ‘Elizabethan’ to Edinburgh and Deltic D9009 Alycidon will haul the up ‘Elizabethan’
to London King’s Cross. Further details including ticket prices, provisional timings and calling points can be found on the
reverse of this letter.
To book by phone (Monday-Friday 9.15am-4.45pm) please call our ticket agents Pathfinder Tours on 01453 835414 or
01453 834477. Alternatively you can book online at www.a1steam.com by clicking on the link on the Tour Programme
page. Please note credit card payments (but not debit cards) will attract a 2.5% administration charge.
We hope that you will be able to join us for one or both of these events.