Tours with Tornado

Please keep an eye on this page for the annual diary of Tornado’s 2020 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.

2020

  • Saturday 14th November – ‘The Cheshireman’ – Bristol to Chester – bookings through The Railway Touring Company
  • Saturday 21st November – ‘The Cheshireman’ – London Euston to Chester – bookings through The Railway Touring Company
  • Tuesday 24th November – ‘The Gloucester Christmas Market and Cardiff’ – from London – bookings through The Railway Touring Company
  • Saturday 28th November – ‘The Yuletide Express’ – Ealing Broadway to York (Tornado on outward journey only) – bookings through The Railway Touring Company
  • Thursday 3rd December – ‘The Worcester Christmas Fayre’ – Norwich to Worcester and return – bookings through The Railway Touring Company
  • Saturday 5th December – ‘The Lincoln Christmas Express’ – London to Lincoln and return – bookings through The Railway Touring Company
  • Tuesday 8th December – ‘The Bath and Bristol Christmas Express’ – London to Bath & Bristol and return – bookings through The Railway Touring Company
  • Saturday 12th December – ‘The Edinburgh Christmas Market’ – York to Edinburgh – bookings through The Railway Touring Company
  • Thursday 17th December – ‘The Christmas White Rose’ – London to York (Tornado on return only) – bookings through The Railway Touring Company
  • Saturday 19th December – ‘The Christmas White Rose’ – London to York (Tornado on outward journey only) – bookings through The Railway Touring Company

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.