Our Tours

The Aberdonian
Steam from Edinburgh to Aberdeen - summer time trains in 2020 and 2021
Various dates in Summer 2020 and 2021   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 Queen of Scots
Saturday 12th September - travel from the North East to Edinburgh and Stirling
Saturday 12th September Join us from: York, Darlington, Durham and Newcastle. Step aboard from Yorkshire and North East England for a wonderful tour to the royal seats of Scotland, the beautiful and historic cities of Edinburgh and Stirling.
The Ticket to Ride
Saturday 19th September - Tornado’s first tour to Liverpool
Saturday 19th September Join us from: Darlington North Road, Darlington, Thirsk, York and Wakefield Kirkgate. Steam with Tornado to the home of The Beatles! Journey to the historic city of Liverpool where you can visit the iconic Cavern Club, the Royal Albert Dock with its many eateries and museums, or even indulge in some retail therapy at Liverpool One.  

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 2020 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.