Tours with Tornado

Please keep an eye on this page for the annual diary of Tornado’s 2021 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 or through Tornado Railtours – either via the website link for the selected tour or by contacting our railtour office. The Tornado Railtours 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.

Tornado operates on the national network with West Coast Railways and DB Cargo.

2021 programme

  • Saturday 13th February – Valentine’s Luncheon Circular Tour from York, Thirsk and Darlington – bookings through Tornado Railtours
  • Saturday 13th February – Valentine’s Evening Circular Tour from York – bookings through Tornado Railtours
  • Saturday 13th March – ‘The Ribblehead Rambler’ – Hull to Carlisle and return – bookings through Tornado Railtours
  • Saturday 27th March – ‘The Fens and Fells Flyer’ Cambridge to Carlisle and return – bookings through Tornado Railtours
  • Saturday 3rd April – ‘The Aberdonian’ – Edinburgh to Aberdeen and return – bookings through Tornado Railtours
  • Monday 5th April – ‘The Clyde Aberdonian’ – Glasgow to Aberdeen and return – bookings through Tornado Railtours
  • Saturday 10th April – ‘The Caledonian’ – Birmingham to Edinburgh and return – bookings through Tornado Railtours
  • Saturday 8th May – ‘The Cumbrian Explorer’ – Darlington to Carlisle and return – bookings through Tornado Railtours
  • Saturday 15th May – ‘The Jorvik Express’ – Liverpool to York and return – bookings through Tornado Railtours
  • Saturday 22nd May – ‘The Pennine Explorer’ – Leicester to Carlisle and return – bookings through Tornado Railtours
  • Thursday 22nd July – ‘The Aberdonian’ – Edinburgh to Aberdeen and return – bookings through Tornado Railtours
  • Sunday 31st July – ‘The Aberdonian’ – Edinburgh to Aberdeen and return – bookings through Tornado Railtours
  • Thursday 12th August – ‘The Aberdonian’ – Edinburgh to Aberdeen and return – bookings through Tornado Railtours
  • Thursday 19th August – ‘The Aberdonian’ – Edinburgh to Aberdeen and return – bookings through Tornado Railtours
  • Thursday 2nd September – ‘The Aberdonian’ – Edinburgh to Aberdeen and return – bookings through Tornado Railtours
  • Saturday 11th September – The Aberdonian’ – Edinburgh to Aberdeen and return – bookings through Tornado Railtours
  • Thursday 16th September – Tornado and Flying Scotsman – West Midlands to Carlisle and return – bookings through Tornado Railtours
  • Thursday 16th September – Flying Scotsman and Tornado – Peterborough to Carlisle and return – bookings through Tornado Railtours
  • Saturday 18th September – Tornado and Flying Scotsman – Middlesbrough to Carlisle and return – bookings through Tornado Railtours
  • Saturday 18th September –  Flying Scotsman and Tornado – Birmingham to Carlisle and return – bookings through Tornado Railtours

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