The Aberdonian
Steam from Edinburgh to Aberdeen - summer time trains in 2021
Summer 2021 & 2022 Join us from EDINBURGH Waverley and Haymarket Stations. Starting in Edinburgh and 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 explore this historic city, or take one of our off train excursions that include a castle or distillery visit.
The Clyde Aberdonian
Saturday 21st August- Glasgow and Stirling to Aberdeen
Saturday 21st August 2021 Join us from Glasgow Central and Stirling Step aboard for our first departure from Glasgow as 'The Clyde Aberdonian' takes you on a beautiful steam hauled journey to Aberdeen.
The Jorvik Express
Thursday 16th September - Liverpool and Manchester to York
Thursday 16th September  Join us from: Liverpool, Newton-le-Willows and Manchester Victoria For the first time, passengers from Liverpool are invited to step aboard and enjoy a wonderful tour with Tornado. Pausing for passengers in Manchester before crossing the beautiful Pennine landscape, the train heads to the historic city of York.
The Caledonian - Sold Out
Saturday 18th September- West Midlands to Edinburgh
Saturday 18th September Join us from:  Birmingham International, Birmingham New Street, Tame Bridge Parkway, Wolverhampton, Stafford and Crewe. Join Tornado for a wonderful day out from the West Midlands to Scotland’s capital city. Steam north to discover Edinburgh’s historic city centre packed with shops, museums and beautiful historic buildings.

Take a tour with the UK’s only new build main line 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.

  Download our 2021 Tour Guide

COVID-19 Safety Information

As railtours begin to return to the network, passenger and staff safety will be our priority and we will be working with our industry colleagues to ensure we keep pace with Government guidelines and requirements. We will implement appropriate elements of social distancing such as face coverings, reduced seating capacity, use of PPE by our staff, provision of hand sanitiser, regular cleaning and so forth in common with others in the hospitality and tourism sector. As guidance from government changes we will update our policies and procedures as necessary in close consultation with the relevant suppliers.

Please be assured that should another lockdown be implemented, your money is safe and you will be given the option of a refund or hold your tickets over to a new date.

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