The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust is pleased to be taking new Peppercorn A1 pacific locomotive No. 60163 Tornado on her first visit to the Severn Valley Railway. She will haul trains between Kidderminster and Bridgnorth daily between October 24th and November 1st.
Tornado will make two round trips each day departing Kidderminster at 11:00hrs and 15:00hrs. She will haul the SVR's rake of LNER teak coaches, which will be strengthened according to demand.
To travel behind Tornado a normal price full line return ticket is necessary. These tickets cost:
Adults £14.00 Senior £12.00 Child: £7.00 (4 to 15 years) Family £37.00 (2 adults + 4 children)
SVR Members and Working Members may travel at the members half fare discount and shareholder vouchers will also be accepted.
Passengers may purchase full-line tickets on the day and are strongly advised to join the train at Kidderminster or Bridgnorth. This provides the best chance of obtaining a seat on these very busy trains. Tickets may also be pre-booked from the SVR by telephone or on-line (www.svr.co.uk) at theTicket Office. Passengers who pre-book should join the train at Kidderminster only and return to Kidderminster on the same round trip.
RESERVED SEATS WILL BE PROVIDED FOR ALL PASSENGERS WHO PRE-BOOK. PRE-BOOK SEATS AVAILABILITY:
October 24th - PM only
October 25th - PM only
October 26th - PM only
October 27th - PM only
October 28th - PM only
October 29th - PM only
October 30th - PM only
October 31st - PM only
November 1st - PM only
To book by telephone phone please call the SVR on 01299 403816 during office hours, 9:30hrs to 16:30hrs Monday to Friday.
PASSENGERS WITHOUT PRE-BOOKED TICKETS MAY STILL PUCHASE TICKETS ON THE DAY. A SEAT ON THE TRAIN HAULED BY TORNADO IS NOT GUARANTEED.
These special trains operate in addition to the SVR's normal timetable B during this period. Tickets purchased for Tornado are valid for use on other trains on the same date.
Ride Tornado's Footplate
Why not treat yourself to the experience of a lifetime? For just £250 you can travel the full 16 miles of the SVR either from Kidderminster to Bridgnorth or reverse, completing your return journey back to your starting station 'on the cushions'.
To reserve the footplate for your chosen train call our Bewdley office on 01299 403816 during office hours 9.30am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday.
AVAILABILITY IS NOW LIMITED. PLEASE OFFER A CHOICE OF DATES AND TIMES WHEN CALLING. A RESERVE LIST HAS BEEN OPENED FOR THOSE HOPING FOR A CANCELLATION.
Treat yourself or what a great idea for a present!