Tornado Railtours

Please keep an eye on this page for the annual diary of Tornado’s 2019 main line tours. More details will be published on this website as more trains are finalised.  Please note that bookings are through the agent listed for the tour, not through the A1SLT.

The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust is proud that Tornado will continue to be operated on the Network Rail main line by DB Cargo, which has worked successfully with the Trust since the locomotive’s completion in 2008.

2019

  • Saturday 9th February – ‘The North Briton’ – East Midlands to Carlisle via the Settle & Carlisle Railway and return – bookings through UK Railtours
  • Sunday 3rd March – ‘The Auld Reekie’ – Doncaster & York to Edinburgh and return – bookings through UK Railtours
  • Thursday 14th March – ‘The Aberdonian’ – Edinburgh to Aberdeen and return – bookings through UK Railtours
  • Saturday 23rd March – ‘The Bard of Avon’ – Manchester, Crewe and Shrewsbury to Stratford-Upon-Avon – bookings through UK Railtours
  • Saturday 6th April 2019 – ‘The Devonian’ – Birmingham to Plymouth via Brunel’s sea wall – bookings through UK Railtours
  • Saturday 13th April – ‘The Border Raider’ – West Midlands to Carlisle via the Settle & Carlisle Railway and return – bookings through UK Railtours
  • Saturday 27th April – ‘The White Rose’ – London to Leeds, Harrogate, York and return – bookings through UK Railtours
  • Saturday 4th May – ‘The Ynys Mon Express’ – East Midlands and North Staffs to Holyhead and return – bookings through UK Railtours
  • Saturday 11th May – ‘The Mad Hatter’ – Darlington, York and Wakefield to Chester – bookings through UK Railtours
  • Saturday 8th June – ‘The North Briton’ – London and East Coast stations to Carlisle via the Settle and Carlisle Railway and return – bookings through UK Railtours
  • Saturday 15th June – ‘The Yorkshire Pullman’ –  London King’s Cross to York and Scarborough – bookings through UK Railtours
  • Sunday 24th June – ‘The Torbay Express’ – Bristol to Kingswear and return – Torbay Express
  • Saturday 6th July – ‘The Cornishman’ – Bristol to Par and return – Pathfinder Tours
  • Sunday 14th July – ‘The Torbay Express’ – Bristol to Kingswear and return – Torbay Express
  • Saturday 20th July – ‘The North Briton’ – London and East Coast stations to Carlisle via the Settle and Carlisle Railway and return – bookings through UK Railtours
  • Thursday 1st August – ‘The Aberdonian’ – Edinburgh to Aberdeen and return – bookings through UK Railtours
  • Sunday 4th August – Linlithgow to Tweedbank and return – Scottish Railway Preservation Society
  • Thursday 8th August – ‘The Aberdonian’ – Edinburgh to Aberdeen and return – bookings through UK Railtours
  • Sunday 11th August – Linlithgow to Tweedbank and return – Scottish Railway Preservation Society
  • Saturday 17th August – ‘The North Briton’ – London and East Coast stations to Carlisle via the Settle and Carlisle Railway and return – bookings through UK Railtours
  • Saturday 24th August – ‘The North Briton’ – London and East Coast stations to Carlisle via the Settle and Carlisle Railway and return – bookings through UK Railtours
  • Saturday 31st August – ‘The Aberdonian’ – Edinburgh to Aberdeen and return – bookings through UK Railtours
  • Saturday 7th September – ‘The Aberdonian’ – Edinburgh to Aberdeen and return – bookings through UK Railtours

The Trust respectfully requests that anyone wanting to see Tornado follows the rules of the railway and only goes where permitted.