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SETTLE & CARLISLE PULLMAN Sat 8 May 2021 Departing From London St Pancras, St Albans, Luton, Bedford, Wellingborough, Kettering, Market Harborough, Leicester This very special tour includes a journey over the entire majestic route of the famous Settle to Carlisle railway, with its great limestone peaks and deep valleys we travel over no fewer than 19 viaducts and through 12 tunnels on this masterpiece of Victorian engineering - including the famous Ribblehead Viaduct. Leaving behind the industrial architecture of the north our train heads into the Yorkshire Dales for a spectacular journey over the magnificent high Pennines with the prospect of snow-covered mountains glistening in the winter sunlight. The sheer scale of the scenery is apparent as we pass such famous landmarks as Ribblehead Viaduct, Wild Boar Fell and Mallerstang Edge, with stunning views of the three peaks. One magnificent sight follows another before we gradually descend into the tranquil Eden Valley and the pretty Westmorland market town of Appleby, then on to the historic border city of Carlisle for a lunchtime break of around two hours. Our return journey is over the Cumbrian Fells with views of the Lakeland Mountains and through the Lune Gorge, thence passing historic Lancaster and through Preston where we take the line over the Pennine Moors with the climb to Copy Pit Summit and through steeply sided Calder Valley to Wakefield.

THE FELLSMAN Wed 12 May 2021 Departing From Crewe, Warrington Bank Quay, Wigan North Western, Leyland, Blackburn, Clitheroe*, Hellifield* The popular 'Fellsman' runs again in summer 2021 for its 13th season offering a 300-mile return steam hauled journey from Crewe on the spectacular 'Settle to Carlisle Railway' as we travel through the Yorkshire Dales and climb high towards the roof of England. With its great limestone peaks and deep valleys, the legendary 'Settle to Carlisle' line is a masterpiece of Victorian engineering including the magnificent 24 arch viaduct at Ribblehead. Time will be available for sightseeing in the historic border city of Carlisle. The Settle & Carlisle line is known for its magnificent scenery and steep gradient, so our engine will be working hard as we climb to the magnificent Ribblehead Viaduct with stunning views of the three peaks. Passengers get a marvellous view down Dent Dale as the train emerges from Blea Moor tunnel and approaching Garsdale you will see sweeping views of Wensleydale - with our engine in full flight we climb at 1 in 100 towards the summit of the line at Ais Gill. Travelling on through the lush Eden Valley to the historic border city of Carlisle where we arrive about 13.10. You may choose to stroll between the castle and cathedral or perhaps visit the famous Tullie House Museum - all surrounded by great places to shop, eat or be entertained so creating the perfect way to spend an afternoon. Returning from Carlisle about 15.45 and following a stop for water at Appleby we travel over the same spectacular route giving another opportunity to experience the beauty of the high Pennines and pretty Ribble Valley as our locomotive works hard up the steep and taxing climb of Wilpshire Bank being a fitting end to a perfect day. The train is steam hauled throughout by one of our immaculately restored pool of engines including: the world famous LMS Royal Scot Class, No.46100 'Royal Scot' - West Country Class, No. 34046 'Braunton' - Britannia Pacific Class, No 70000 'Britannia' - LNER A4 Pacific No 60007 'Sir Nigel Gresley' Classes of T

Spring Diesel Bash, May 13th-16th Experience the sounds, sights and smells of heritage diesel power with a full day of haulage and the chance to clock up more than 100 miles on the Severn Valley Railway at the 2021 Spring Diesel Bash. All trains now on sale - book your tickets! See our FAQs Choose your train and haulage type and get assigned your own private compartment or socially distanced table. Get up close and personal with British Diesel Power as you whisk your way through country miles, clocking up 96 miles on three round trips on your chosen motive power plus additional trips behind Class 17 D8568! Stops at Bridgnorth and Kidderminster will allow you to get off, take photos, have a beer (or two) in one of your heritage pubs and explore each site. Refreshment rooms and toilets will be open at either end of the line. In line with Government Guidelines, The Engine House will not be open during the Spring Diesel Bash, so trains will no longer stop at Highley. What's more, there are optional trips behind 'Clayton' D8568, making its FIRST appearance in BR Blue livery. Choose one of the following sets for your day: Train 1, Class 50s - 50007, 50035 and 50049 Train 2, Hydraulics (power announced soon!) Train 3, Sulzers - Class 33 33108 and visiting locomotive Train 4, English Electrics - Class 40 40106 Atlantic Conveyor and visiting locomotive The SVR hasn't seen this many diesels on ONE DAY since 2019, so don't miss out on the first big diesel event of 2021! Your Spring Diesel Bash ticket includes: Reserved compartment or socially distanced table 96 miles of haulage behind diesel engines of your choice Optional journeys behind Class 17 (no need to change trains) Photo opportunities at Kidderminster and Bridgnorth. You cannot leave the train at any other station. Start your 2021 adventure in style with the Severn Valley Railway Spring Diesel Bash.

Spring Diesel Bash, May 13th-16th Experience the sounds, sights and smells of heritage diesel power with a full day of haulage and the chance to clock up more than 100 miles on the Severn Valley Railway at the 2021 Spring Diesel Bash. All trains now on sale - book your tickets! See our FAQs Choose your train and haulage type and get assigned your own private compartment or socially distanced table. Get up close and personal with British Diesel Power as you whisk your way through country miles, clocking up 96 miles on three round trips on your chosen motive power plus additional trips behind Class 17 D8568! Stops at Bridgnorth and Kidderminster will allow you to get off, take photos, have a beer (or two) in one of your heritage pubs and explore each site. Refreshment rooms and toilets will be open at either end of the line. In line with Government Guidelines, The Engine House will not be open during the Spring Diesel Bash, so trains will no longer stop at Highley. What's more, there are optional trips behind 'Clayton' D8568, making its FIRST appearance in BR Blue livery. Choose one of the following sets for your day: Train 1, Class 50s - 50007, 50035 and 50049 Train 2, Hydraulics (power announced soon!) Train 3, Sulzers - Class 33 33108 and visiting locomotive Train 4, English Electrics - Class 40 40106 Atlantic Conveyor and visiting locomotive The SVR hasn't seen this many diesels on ONE DAY since 2019, so don't miss out on the first big diesel event of 2021! Your Spring Diesel Bash ticket includes: Reserved compartment or socially distanced table 96 miles of haulage behind diesel engines of your choice Optional journeys behind Class 17 (no need to change trains) Photo opportunities at Kidderminster and Bridgnorth. You cannot leave the train at any other station. Start your 2021 adventure in style with the Severn Valley Railway Spring Diesel Bash.

The Jolly Fisherman Saturday 15th May 2021 Join us on this unusual tour to the east coast of England and the popular seaside resort of Skegness. We plan to recreate the Jolly Fisherman experience that was a popular excursion planned by the Great Northern Railway. We will head northwards from London's King's Cross station with the world famous Flying Scotsman hauling us along the East Coast main line to Peterborough, Boston and then to Skegness. With contrasting scenery all the way, what better way to spend the day than travelling on a traditional seaside express to the bracing east coast. We leave London King's Cross in the morning, and head northwards along the ECML, picking up at Potters Bar, Stevenage and Peterborough. Here, we leave the ECML at Werrington Junction and head across rural Lincolnshire along the former Great Northern line towards Spalding, a town noted for its flower growing industry. We continue along the Great Northern & Great Eastern Joint line via Helpringham to the market town of Sleaford, where we will pause to run round our steam locomotive. Following a reversal, we now head eastwards along the former Great Northern line towards Boston, noted for its famous landmark of St Botolph's church, otherwise known as the Boston Stump. We take the remaining section of the former East Lincolnshire line that once went through to Louth and Grimsby, but now it only runs as far at the junction at Frisby with the Skegness line. The line is very straight and flat for miles and is pleasantly rural in outlook as we head for Frisby, where there is a sharp curve towards Skegness all that is left of the remaining side of a former triangular junction. We will make a stop at Wainfleet should you wish to visit this attractive town with its interesting Batemans Brewery visitors centre. It is then just a short distance to our afternoon destination at Skegness. Time will be available to visit the resorts many attractions, including the promenade, the clock tower and the Jolly Fisherman statue and fountain. There are ample restaurants and many typical seaside shops to visit, or just have a quiet stroll along the sea front. After an afternoon in Skegness, we will retrace our earlier route back to Sleaford, where we will continue to Grantham and join the ECML. After a spirited climb up to Stoke tunnel, we now head for Peterborough, before heading back to London, setting down at our outward calling points. We can expect some fast running from Flying Scotsman as she runs up to her maximum speed along the ECML. Our arrival back in London King's Cross will reluctantly bring to an end a splendid day out to the seaside on the Jolly Fisherman Express.

THE LAKELANDER Sat 15 May 2021 Departing From Rugby, Coventry, Hampton in Arden, Birmingham International, Wolverhampton, Stafford, Crewe, Preston Enjoy a fabulous day tour hauled entirely by steam all the way from Crewe and offering spectacular views of the Cumbrian mountains and high Pennines as we climb over the Lakeland fells to the historic border city of Carlisle for a lunchtime sightseeing break and return around the longest coastal line in Britain with splendid views across the Irish Sea and Morecambe Bay. Travelling through the county town of Lancaster our steam locomotive works hard when we climb up the first severe gradient to Grayrigg with splendid views over Kendal and then travel through the beautiful Lune Gorge to Tebay, gaining speed for the ascent to Shap. This well-known section of the west coast main line has a steep gradient and, in former steam days the banking engines from Tebay were often used to assist trains. After crossing the Cumbrian Fells, we descend to Penrith, and head for Carlisle. There will be around two hours available to explore this ancient border city with its castle, cathedral, Tullie House Museum, and shopping centre. Our return journey takes the scenic coastal route around the Cumbrian Coast. After Maryport, we run along the shoreline through Workington once a centre to produce iron and steel. There are spectacular cliff edge views as we journey south through to Whitehaven, with the Isle of Man visble on a clear day across the Irish Sea. We run close to the shoreline for several miles prior to St Bees, famous for its priory and school. Passing Sellafield, where the British Nuclear Fuels works dominates the landscape and at Ravenglass, we meet up with the narrow gauge Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway. At Millom, we head inland and follow the sweeping estuary through Foxfield and Kirkby in Furness. Avoiding Barrow in Furness by taking the diversionary line to Dalton in Furness. After Ulverston, we cross Leven Viaduct and curve along the edge of the bay through to Grange-over-Sands. There are more views across Morecambe Bay as we cross the lengthy Kent Viaduct at Arnside and approach Carnforth made famous as the location of the wartime movie 'Brief Encounter' and a fast run homeward down the west coast main line. The train is steam hauled from Crewe by one of our immaculately restored pool of engines including: the world famous LMS Royal Scot Class, No.46100 'Royal Scot' - West Country Class, No. 34046 'Braunton' - Britannia Pacific Class, No 70000 'Britannia' - LNER A4 Pacific No 60007 'Sir Nigel Gresley'

Spring Diesel Bash, May 13th-16th Experience the sounds, sights and smells of heritage diesel power with a full day of haulage and the chance to clock up more than 100 miles on the Severn Valley Railway at the 2021 Spring Diesel Bash. All trains now on sale - book your tickets! See our FAQs Choose your train and haulage type and get assigned your own private compartment or socially distanced table. Get up close and personal with British Diesel Power as you whisk your way through country miles, clocking up 96 miles on three round trips on your chosen motive power plus additional trips behind Class 17 D8568! Stops at Bridgnorth and Kidderminster will allow you to get off, take photos, have a beer (or two) in one of your heritage pubs and explore each site. Refreshment rooms and toilets will be open at either end of the line. In line with Government Guidelines, The Engine House will not be open during the Spring Diesel Bash, so trains will no longer stop at Highley. What's more, there are optional trips behind 'Clayton' D8568, making its FIRST appearance in BR Blue livery. Choose one of the following sets for your day: Train 1, Class 50s - 50007, 50035 and 50049 Train 2, Hydraulics (power announced soon!) Train 3, Sulzers - Class 33 33108 and visiting locomotive Train 4, English Electrics - Class 40 40106 Atlantic Conveyor and visiting locomotive The SVR hasn't seen this many diesels on ONE DAY since 2019, so don't miss out on the first big diesel event of 2021! Your Spring Diesel Bash ticket includes: Reserved compartment or socially distanced table 96 miles of haulage behind diesel engines of your choice Optional journeys behind Class 17 (no need to change trains) Photo opportunities at Kidderminster and Bridgnorth. You cannot leave the train at any other station. Start your 2021 adventure in style with the Severn Valley Railway Spring Diesel Bash.

Spring Diesel Bash, May 13th-16th Experience the sounds, sights and smells of heritage diesel power with a full day of haulage and the chance to clock up more than 100 miles on the Severn Valley Railway at the 2021 Spring Diesel Bash. All trains now on sale - book your tickets! See our FAQs Choose your train and haulage type and get assigned your own private compartment or socially distanced table. Get up close and personal with British Diesel Power as you whisk your way through country miles, clocking up 96 miles on three round trips on your chosen motive power plus additional trips behind Class 17 D8568! Stops at Bridgnorth and Kidderminster will allow you to get off, take photos, have a beer (or two) in one of your heritage pubs and explore each site. Refreshment rooms and toilets will be open at either end of the line. In line with Government Guidelines, The Engine House will not be open during the Spring Diesel Bash, so trains will no longer stop at Highley. What's more, there are optional trips behind 'Clayton' D8568, making its FIRST appearance in BR Blue livery. Choose one of the following sets for your day: Train 1, Class 50s - 50007, 50035 and 50049 Train 2, Hydraulics (power announced soon!) Train 3, Sulzers - Class 33 33108 and visiting locomotive Train 4, English Electrics - Class 40 40106 Atlantic Conveyor and visiting locomotive The SVR hasn't seen this many diesels on ONE DAY since 2019, so don't miss out on the first big diesel event of 2021! Your Spring Diesel Bash ticket includes: Reserved compartment or socially distanced table 96 miles of haulage behind diesel engines of your choice Optional journeys behind Class 17 (no need to change trains) Photo opportunities at Kidderminster and Bridgnorth. You cannot leave the train at any other station. Start your 2021 adventure in style with the Severn Valley Railway Spring Diesel Bash.

Pendle Dalesman Trips Running 18th May - 21st September 2021 Lancaster to Carlisle Departing: Lancaster, Preston, Blackburn, Clitheroe, Long Preston The Pendle Dalesman - Steam along the S&C - Running Tuesdays (Steam both outbound and return) Running on 18th and 25th May, 8th, 15th and 29th June, 6th, 20th and 27th July, 10th, 17th and 31st August, 7th and 21st September 2021 Join us for a great day out to remember aboard our heritage steam hauled train which will take you on a scenic journey along the Settle and Carlisle line. From the comfort of your seat in some of the oldest working carriages in operation today, your adventure begins! Some of these carriages served throughout the golden age of rail, some featured in the Harry Potter movies and have all been lovingly restored. These traditional carriages will be hauled by a beautifully restored steam locomotive from your departure points. At Hellifield the line traverses North Yorkshire for an ever-favourite journey on the Settle and Carlisle Railway. Enjoy the stunning Dales scenery as we make our way through Settle and over the famous Ribblehead Viaduct. Continuing north from Ribblehead we plunge into Blea Moor tunnel, the longest on the line. We then enjoy sweeping views along Dentdale as we pass through the highest station on the line, Dent. The stunning scenery continues as we head north to the more gentle landscape of the Eden Valley, the Eden Gorge and our destination - the border city of Carlisle. See www.settle-carlisle.co.uk. CARLISLE: We anticipate an afternoon arrival time offering a couple of hours or so break. This great border city dominates the borderlands between England and Scotland, sitting within the vale between the Cumbrian Mountains and Scottish Southern Uplands. In Carlisle you'll find yourself at the centre of a stirring past and a vibrant present. Many of the city's eateries and licensed premises are just a few minutes' walk from the station entrance and if you visit www.historic-carlisle.org.uk you will find information to help you plan ahead. And for those who would prefer to use their short break to wander around in the beautiful and historic heart of the city you may choose to visit the castle, cathedral or indeed the Tullie House Museum. After a break of around two hours in Carlisle, we return along the Settle to Carlisle line behind our vintage steam engine for the final part of our journey to your home stations. In the event of fire risk, FBU action or the unlikely failure of steam traction we reserve the right to substitute all or part of the journey with a heritage diesel without any liability being incurred and any reimbursement or vouchers issued.

Surrey Hills Lunchtime Tour with Flying Scotsman Thursday 20th May 2021 From: London Victoria

Surrey Hills Early Evening Tour with Flying Scotsman Thursday 20th May 2021 From: London Victoria

The Dalesman STEAM ON THE SETTLE TO CARLISLE LINE Running from 20th May to the 23rd September 2021 Choice of two journeys To Carlisle from York, via the Settle to Carlisle line (steam from Hellifield): Running Thursdays on 20th May, 3rd and 17th June, 1st and 22nd July, 12th August, 2nd and 23rd September 2021. Departing from York, Normanton, Wakefield Kirkgate, Leeds (Central Station) and Skipton To Carlisle from Chester. Outbound journey via the Settle to Carlisle line, (with steam from Hellifield). The return journey is via the West Coast Mainline, (with steam to Carnforth): Running Tuesdays on 1st and 22nd June, 13th July, 3rd and 24th August and 14th September 2021. Departing from Chester, Frodsham, Warrington Bank Quay, Leyland and Preston From the comfort of your seat in some of the oldest working carriages in operation today, your adventure begins! Some of these carriages served throughout the golden age of rail, some featured in the Harry Potter movies and have all been lovingly restored. These traditional carriages will be hauled by diesel for the first part of the journey, then from Hellifield the steam engine pulls the train to Carlisle. The train stops in historic border city of Carlisle in Cumbria for a break of around 2 hours. Stroll between the Castle and Cathedral or perhaps visit the famous Tullie House Museum - you will be surrounded by great places to shop, eat or be entertained, the perfect way to spend an afternoon. STEAM On the trip departing from Chester: Outbound Journey: From Hellifield one of the oldest steam engines in service today will take over, for the stunning journey to Carlisle. This alone is a sight to behold as the engine builds up sufficient steam for the highlight of your journey on the famous Settle to Carlisle line. Return Journey: It is steam all the way to Carnforth along the West Coast Mainline. Passing the Lake District via Shap. On the trip departing from York: From Hellifield one of the oldest steam engines in service today will take over, this alone is a sight to behold as the engine builds up sufficient steam for the highlight of your journey on the famous Settle to Carlisle line.

The Cumbrian Mountain Express Saturday 22nd May 2021 The Cumbrian Mountain Express provides a wonderful opportunity to get out and about during the spring, summer and autumn months, with the added bonus of steam haulage over the Northern Fells, including the spectacular Settle & Carlisle Railway. We have a high speed journey down the West Coast Main Line to Carnforth, hauled by a blue class 86 electric locomotive. We then enjoy a circular steam tour outwards via Shap to Carlisle and back via the Settle and Carlisle line. We return from Preston to London behind our blue electric locomotive. We leave London Euston at around 07:10 with electric traction, and speed north along the West Coast Main Line (WCML). We stop to pick up passengers at Milton Keynes (where passengers from Watford Junction join by service train), Rugby (where passengers from Northampton join by service train), Nuneaton and Crewe. We continue north along the WCML to Preston, our final stop to pick up passengers. We pass through Lancaster and along the edge of Morecambe Bay before we arrive at Carnforth. Here, we will change over our electric locomotive for today's steam locomotive, taken from the Carnforth pool. Leaving Carnforth, we pass the Brief Encounter caf? and commence the climb of our first severe gradient up to Grayrigg. We then travel through the beautiful Lune Gorge to Tebay, gaining speed for the ascent to Shap. This well-known section of the WCML has a gradient of 1 in 75 and in the former days of steam locomotives banking engines from Tebay were often used to assist trains. After crossing the Cumbrian Fells we descend to Penrith, and then head for Carlisle. There will be time available in Carlisle to explore this ancient city with its cathedral and castle, plus an assortment of shops and cafes. We leave Carlisle and join the Settle & Carlisle Railway, one of the most well known and best loved stretches of railway line in Britain. We soon begin climbing, and then at Appleby, we stop for our steam locomotive to take on water. The climbing continues through scenic Kirkby Stephen towards the highest railway summit in England at Ais Gill, 1169 feet above sea level. We pass over high viaducts, including the famous one at Ribblehead, and through many tunnels. There are magnificent views across the Fells and to the peaks of Pen-y-ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough. We should have a fast run out of the hills, through Settle, until we stop again for our locomotive to take on water. Our journey continues through Hellifield, Clitheroe to Preston where we say goodbye to our steam locomotive. We pass though Wigan and Warrington en route to Crewe hauled by our blue class 86 electric locomotive with a fast run following to London. We stop at the same stations as on the outward journey to set down passengers. * Passengers from Watford Junction will travel to Milton Keynes by service train to join our train. **Passengers from Northampton will travel to and from Rugby by service train to join our train.

The Pennine Explorer Join us on 'The Pennine Explorer', as we travel from the East Midlands to Carlisle and return including the magnificent Settle and Carlisle Railway. Our tour also includes a fast run with Tornado along the East Coast Main Line from York before taking the stunning Tyne Valley line that crosses Hadrian's Wall through the beautiful Northumberland scenery. Saturday 22nd May 2021 Join us from: Leicester, East Midlands Parkway, Derby, and Chesterfield. Book online below, or call our booking office on 01325 488215 Our tour begins from Leicester and we travel on through Derbyshire before Tornado joins our train near Chesterfield. From York we rush along the East Coast Main Line passing Darlington and Durham. We then follow the route of Hadrian's Wall as it criss-crosses the railway en-route to the Border City of Carlisle. Here we have around two hours to explore the city with its fine museum and Castle, cosy public houses and various shops of interest. Our return journey takes us south via the world renowned Settle and Carlisle Railway, following this remote but scenic line through the Dales, traversing soaring viaducts and thundering through tunnels along this masterpiece of Victorian engineering. Once we have passed Settle Junction and its historic signalbox we head south through Skipton to skirt Leeds and Wakefield. We say goodbye to Tornado on the outskirts of Chesterfield before continuing our journey with a diesel locomotive as we return passengers to their outward stations.

SETTLE & CARLISLE CIRCULAR Sat 22 May 2021 Departing From Hartford, Runcorn, Liverpool South Parkway, Liverpool Lime Street, Broad Green, Huyton, Prescot, St Helens Central, Wigan North Western Step aboard the celebrated 'Statesman' land cruise train for a very special circular tour including a journey over the entire majestic route of the famous Settle to Carlisle railway, with its great limestone peaks and deep valleys we travel over no fewer than 19 viaducts and through 12 tunnels on this masterpiece of Victorian engineering - including the famous Ribblehead Viaduct. Leaving behind the industrial architecture of the north our train heads into the Yorkshire Dales for a spectacular journey over the magnificent high Pennines. The sheer scale of the scenery is apparent as we pass such famous landmarks as Batty Moss, Wild Boar Fell and Mallerstang Edge, with views of the three peaks towering over the line. One magnificent sight follows another before we gradually descend into the tranquil Eden Valley and just south of Carlisle, we take the west coast line through Penrith, climbing over Shap summit and through the pretty Lune Gorge affording stunning views of the Cumbrian mountains.

THE EDINBURGH EXPLORER Sat 22 May 2021 Departing From Finsbury Park, Stevenage, Hitchin, Huntingdon, Peterborough We are pleased to offer an unmissable bargain priced day tour offering a destination of historic Edinburgh for a 3-hour afternoon sightseeing break. Travel is in First Class comfort on our modern air-conditioned inter-city train, hauled by a Class 86, 87 or 90 electric locomotive. The journey is along the East Coast Main Line through Durham and Newcastle to Edinburgh Waverley station - Located just below one of the UK's most historic and popular shopping areas Princes Street. There is something for everyone in this truly enchanting city with numerous attractions all within easy walking distance. Perhaps visit the Old Town and take a stroll down the Royal Mile to the Palace of Holyroodhouse, or visit the impressive fortress of Edinburgh Castle set high on a rocky crag, home of the Scottish Crown Jewels and Stone of Destiny.

London to Oxford with Flying Scotsman Sunday 23rd May 2021 From: London Paddington

Flying Scotsman from Oxford Sunday 23rd May 2021 From: Oxford Parkway

Pendle Dalesman Trips Running 18th May - 21st September 2021 Lancaster to Carlisle Departing: Lancaster, Preston, Blackburn, Clitheroe, Long Preston The Pendle Dalesman - Steam along the S&C - Running Tuesdays (Steam both outbound and return) Running on 18th and 25th May, 8th, 15th and 29th June, 6th, 20th and 27th July, 10th, 17th and 31st August, 7th and 21st September 2021 Join us for a great day out to remember aboard our heritage steam hauled train which will take you on a scenic journey along the Settle and Carlisle line. From the comfort of your seat in some of the oldest working carriages in operation today, your adventure begins! Some of these carriages served throughout the golden age of rail, some featured in the Harry Potter movies and have all been lovingly restored. These traditional carriages will be hauled by a beautifully restored steam locomotive from your departure points. At Hellifield the line traverses North Yorkshire for an ever-favourite journey on the Settle and Carlisle Railway. Enjoy the stunning Dales scenery as we make our way through Settle and over the famous Ribblehead Viaduct. Continuing north from Ribblehead we plunge into Blea Moor tunnel, the longest on the line. We then enjoy sweeping views along Dentdale as we pass through the highest station on the line, Dent. The stunning scenery continues as we head north to the more gentle landscape of the Eden Valley, the Eden Gorge and our destination - the border city of Carlisle. See www.settle-carlisle.co.uk. CARLISLE: We anticipate an afternoon arrival time offering a couple of hours or so break. This great border city dominates the borderlands between England and Scotland, sitting within the vale between the Cumbrian Mountains and Scottish Southern Uplands. In Carlisle you'll find yourself at the centre of a stirring past and a vibrant present. Many of the city's eateries and licensed premises are just a few minutes' walk from the station entrance and if you visit www.historic-carlisle.org.uk you will find information to help you plan ahead. And for those who would prefer to use their short break to wander around in the beautiful and historic heart of the city you may choose to visit the castle, cathedral or indeed the Tullie House Museum. After a break of around two hours in Carlisle, we return along the Settle to Carlisle line behind our vintage steam engine for the final part of our journey to your home stations. In the event of fire risk, FBU action or the unlikely failure of steam traction we reserve the right to substitute all or part of the journey with a heritage diesel without any liability being incurred and any reimbursement or vouchers issued.

THE FELLSMAN Wed 26 May 2021 Departing From Crewe, Warrington Bank Quay, Wigan North Western, Leyland, Blackburn, Clitheroe*, Hellifield* The popular 'Fellsman' runs again in summer 2021 for its 13th season offering a 300-mile return steam hauled journey from Crewe on the spectacular 'Settle to Carlisle Railway' as we travel through the Yorkshire Dales and climb high towards the roof of England. With its great limestone peaks and deep valleys, the legendary 'Settle to Carlisle' line is a masterpiece of Victorian engineering including the magnificent 24 arch viaduct at Ribblehead. Time will be available for sightseeing in the historic border city of Carlisle. The Settle & Carlisle line is known for its magnificent scenery and steep gradient, so our engine will be working hard as we climb to the magnificent Ribblehead Viaduct with stunning views of the three peaks. Passengers get a marvellous view down Dent Dale as the train emerges from Blea Moor tunnel and approaching Garsdale you will see sweeping views of Wensleydale - with our engine in full flight we climb at 1 in 100 towards the summit of the line at Ais Gill. Travelling on through the lush Eden Valley to the historic border city of Carlisle where we arrive about 13.10. You may choose to stroll between the castle and cathedral or perhaps visit the famous Tullie House Museum - all surrounded by great places to shop, eat or be entertained so creating the perfect way to spend an afternoon. Returning from Carlisle about 15.45 and following a stop for water at Appleby we travel over the same spectacular route giving another opportunity to experience the beauty of the high Pennines and pretty Ribble Valley as our locomotive works hard up the steep and taxing climb of Wilpshire Bank being a fitting end to a perfect day. The train is steam hauled throughout by one of our immaculately restored pool of engines including: the world famous LMS Royal Scot Class, No.46100 'Royal Scot' - West Country Class, No. 34046 'Braunton' - Britannia Pacific Class, No 70000 'Britannia' - LNER A4 Pacific No 60007 'Sir Nigel Gresley'

London to Salisbury with Flying Scotsman Thursday 27th May 2021 Departs: Thursday 27th May 2021 From: London Victoria

Flying Scotsman from Salisbury Thursday 27th May 2021 Departs: Thursday 27th May 2021 From: Salisbury

The Scarborough Spa Express Travel coast to coast across spectacular Lancashire and Yorkshire landscapes from Carnforth, to York or Scarborough. Choice of two journeys To York or Scarborough Via Skipton and Leeds: Running Thursdays on 27th May, 24th June, 15th July, 5th and 26th August and 16th September 2021. Departing from Carnforth, Hellifield, Skipton, Keighley, Shipley, Woodlesford (Leeds) and York. To York or Scarborough Via Preston and Wakefield: Running Thursdays on 10th June, 8th and 29th July, 19th August and 9th September 2021. Departing from Carnforth, Lancaster, Preston, Blackburn, Hebden Bridge, Brighouse, Wakefield KG and York. Join us for a scenic tour which combines a truly wonderful journey in traditional carriages across Lancashire and the edge of the Yorkshire Dales. Enjoy the evocative smells and sounds of steam haulage from York and the beautiful scenery of North Yorkshire to the East Coast. From the comfort of your seat in some of the oldest working carriages in operation today, your adventure begins! Some of these carriages served throughout the golden age of rail and some even featured in the Harry Potter movies and have all been lovingly restored. These traditional carriages will be hauled by diesel from Carnforth for the first part of the journey, then from York we pick up a steam engine taking us to Scarborough on a memorable journey.

The South Devon Explorer Saturday 29th May 2021 The South Devon Explorer offers an exceptional day out travelling by train from stations in Berkshire to Plymouth in South Devon. We travel along the famous 'sea wall' from Dawlish to Teignmouth and over the South Devon banks through Totnes. The special train will be hauled from Bristol to Plymouth and back by steam locomotive No. 6233 Duchess of Sutherland. Our train starts from Woking in Surrey and will be diesel hauled from there to Bristol. En route, we stop at Guildford, Reading and Newbury to pick up more passengers. The route follows the river Kennet through attractive countryside and then runs beside the Kennet and Avon Canal for some distance before we make our final stop for passengers at Westbury. We change motive power at Bristol where steam locomotive No. 6233 Duchess of Sutherland will take over the train. We shall soon be speeding along through the Somerset countryside and across the Somerset Levels to Taunton, where we make a brief stop for our steam locomotive to take on water. Our steam locomotive will be working hard as we climb to Whiteball Summit on the Somerset and Devon border before descending through the Culm Valley to Exeter. We then follow the Exe Estuary, passing the picturesque Cockwood Harbour, and run along the famous sea wall from Dawlish to Teignmouth. This is one of the most famous and scenic stretches of railway line in Britain, which gained international prominence when part of it was washed away in the 2014 storms. After Newton Abbot, we follow the South Devon line to Plymouth. Immediately we start to climb the very steep gradient of Dainton Bank. The climb twists and turns all the way to the summit at Dainton Tunnel. A short reprieve for our fireman follows as we descend the gradient to Totnes, which will allow time to get the boiler pressure up for the next climb of Rattery Bank. Gradients as steep as 1 in 47 run for four miles to Rattery before they ease off for the remainder of the climb to the summit at Wrangaton. Running along the southern edge of Dartmoor, we descend towards Plymouth, our destination for the afternoon. There will be time here to visit this modern city, with its many attractions, including the Hoe with Smeaton's Tower, the old Barbican area with the Mayflower Steps, and the many shops in the city centre. Our return journey as far as Taunton will be steam hauled by Duchess of Sutherland. The first real challenge faced will be the ascent of the 1 in 42 gradient of Hemerdon Bank just outside Plymouth. There is also the climb to Dainton Tunnel from Totnes, followed by the return run along the Dawlish sea wall to Exeter. From Taunton, the train will be diesel hauled back to Woking. We stop at the same stations as on the outward journey, to set down passengers.

NORTH WALES COAST EXPRESS Mon 31 May 2021 Departing From Worcester Shrub Hill, Droitwich Spa, Kidderminster, Stourbridge Junction, Rowley Regis, Tame Bridge Parkway, Wolverhampton, Stafford, Crewe Enjoy a day out to the beautiful North Wales coast as our train travels on a 200-mile steam hauled return journey from Crewe across the pretty Cheshire Plain, through Chester and along the delightful Welsh shoreline, known for its stunning beaches with sweeping views of the Dee Estuary, Irish Sea, historic castles, Snowdonia Mountains and finally crossing the Menai Strait with a fast run across Anglesey to the Port of Holyhead stopping en-route at Llandudno Junction and Bangor. The choice of destinations includes: Llandudno - Alight at Llandudno Junction and join the local service train for the 10 minute journey to Llandudno (payable locally), regarded as one of the finest seaside resorts in Britain there is so much to enjoy with a splendid promenade spanning the curving bay between the headlands of the Great Orme and Little Orme and an excellent restored pier. The town is outstandingly preserved with all the traditional attractions of its Victorian origins and perhaps ride up the Great Orme on board the preserved working tramway that dates to 1902. Bangor - A small but lively city and university town, Bangor has a Cathedral with ancient roots this religious site can be traced back to the 6th century. The former Bishop's Palace has been refurbished as the new home for the museum and gallery. A good shopping centre too along what is reputed to be Wales's longest High Street. Visit Penrhyn Castle, the National Trust mansion set in beautiful grounds on the outskirts of town, and nearby Greenwood Forest Park, a popular family attraction. Holyhead - The port of Holyhead is the busiest UK Irish ferry port and is home to the largest seagoing ferry in the world. The town centre offers several good places to eat and shop. The Maritime Museum is worth a visit where you can learn more about the 100 or so shipwrecks that have taken place in the vicinity and perhaps stroll down to South Stack Lighthouse and there are also excellent coastal walks at the Breakwater Country Park. The train is steam hauled from Crewe by one of our immaculately restored pool of engines including: the world famous LMS Royal Scot Class, No.46100 'Royal Scot' - West Country Class, No. 34046 'Braunton' - Britannia Pacific Class, No 70000 'Britannia' - LNER A4 Pacific No 60007 'Sir Nigel Gresley'

The Sunset Steam Express From: London Victoria Join us for a round trip through the Surrey Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The grandeur and beauty of these hills embrace an amazing variety of countryside from rolling chalk downs and flower rich grasslands, to acid heaths and woodlands.

The Dalesman STEAM ON THE SETTLE TO CARLISLE LINE Running from 20th May to the 23rd September 2021 Choice of two journeys To Carlisle from York, via the Settle to Carlisle line (steam from Hellifield): Running Thursdays on 20th May, 3rd and 17th June, 1st and 22nd July, 12th August, 2nd and 23rd September 2021. Departing from York, Normanton, Wakefield Kirkgate, Leeds (Central Station) and Skipton To Carlisle from Chester. Outbound journey via the Settle to Carlisle line, (with steam from Hellifield). The return journey is via the West Coast Mainline, (with steam to Carnforth): Running Tuesdays on 1st and 22nd June, 13th July, 3rd and 24th August and 14th September 2021. Departing from Chester, Frodsham, Warrington Bank Quay, Leyland and Preston From the comfort of your seat in some of the oldest working carriages in operation today, your adventure begins! Some of these carriages served throughout the golden age of rail, some featured in the Harry Potter movies and have all been lovingly restored. These traditional carriages will be hauled by diesel for the first part of the journey, then from Hellifield the steam engine pulls the train to Carlisle. The train stops in historic border city of Carlisle in Cumbria for a break of around 2 hours. Stroll between the Castle and Cathedral or perhaps visit the famous Tullie House Museum - you will be surrounded by great places to shop, eat or be entertained, the perfect way to spend an afternoon. STEAM On the trip departing from Chester: Outbound Journey: From Hellifield one of the oldest steam engines in service today will take over, for the stunning journey to Carlisle. This alone is a sight to behold as the engine builds up sufficient steam for the highlight of your journey on the famous Settle to Carlisle line. Return Journey: It is steam all the way to Carnforth along the West Coast Mainline. Passing the Lake District via Shap. On the trip departing from York: From Hellifield one of the oldest steam engines in service today will take over, this alone is a sight to behold as the engine builds up sufficient steam for the highlight of your journey on the famous Settle to Carlisle line.

The Dalesman STEAM ON THE SETTLE TO CARLISLE LINE Running from 20th May to the 23rd September 2021 Choice of two journeys To Carlisle from York, via the Settle to Carlisle line (steam from Hellifield): Running Thursdays on 20th May, 3rd and 17th June, 1st and 22nd July, 12th August, 2nd and 23rd September 2021. Departing from York, Normanton, Wakefield Kirkgate, Leeds (Central Station) and Skipton To Carlisle from Chester. Outbound journey via the Settle to Carlisle line, (with steam from Hellifield). The return journey is via the West Coast Mainline, (with steam to Carnforth): Running Tuesdays on 1st and 22nd June, 13th July, 3rd and 24th August and 14th September 2021. Departing from Chester, Frodsham, Warrington Bank Quay, Leyland and Preston From the comfort of your seat in some of the oldest working carriages in operation today, your adventure begins! Some of these carriages served throughout the golden age of rail, some featured in the Harry Potter movies and have all been lovingly restored. These traditional carriages will be hauled by diesel for the first part of the journey, then from Hellifield the steam engine pulls the train to Carlisle. The train stops in historic border city of Carlisle in Cumbria for a break of around 2 hours. Stroll between the Castle and Cathedral or perhaps visit the famous Tullie House Museum - you will be surrounded by great places to shop, eat or be entertained, the perfect way to spend an afternoon. STEAM On the trip departing from Chester: Outbound Journey: From Hellifield one of the oldest steam engines in service today will take over, for the stunning journey to Carlisle. This alone is a sight to behold as the engine builds up sufficient steam for the highlight of your journey on the famous Settle to Carlisle line. Return Journey: It is steam all the way to Carnforth along the West Coast Mainline. Passing the Lake District via Shap. On the trip departing from York: From Hellifield one of the oldest steam engines in service today will take over, this alone is a sight to behold as the engine builds up sufficient steam for the highlight of your journey on the famous Settle to Carlisle line.

WELSH MARCHES WHISTLER Thu 3 June 2021 Departing From Lancaster, Preston, Wigan North Western, Warrington Bank Quay, Crewe, Shrewsbury Traversing the breath-taking beauty of the Welsh Marches route we offer a totally unique day out as we travel through the rolling hills of the pretty Shropshire countryside dividing England and Wales. Passing along the Marches we pass magnificent Stokesay Castle and the historic towns of Ludlow and Hereford. Entering South Wales and the county of Monmouthshire there are superb views of the Brecon Beacons as the black mountains tower above the train. At Newport we join the Great Western main line and travel through the Severn Tunnel to Bristol for an afternoon break. Bristol - The famous seafaring town with its ancient Dockyard including the S.S Great Britain launched by Isambard Kingdom Brunel in 1843 and now restored as a proud memorial to its great designer. Perhaps take a walk over the Clifton Suspension Bridge or wander through the antique shops on the quaintly named Christmas steps. Our train is diesel hauled to Crewe by a preserved Class 40 locomotive where two of our immaculately restored steam engines take over to double head the train through the Welsh Marches to Bristol - We return from Bristol hauled by a Class 40 diesel for the journey through Cheltenham, Birmingham New Street and Wolverhampton.

The Buxton Spa Express Saturday 5th June 2021 Join us for a contrasting main line steam run from Ealing Broadway to the Peak Distict of Derbyshire and the spa town of Buxton. We will travel via the Midland Main Line to Kettering, and through Melton Mowbray, to Chesterfield, before heading westwards through the scenic Hope Valley and Peak Forest routes to Buxton. Our locomotive for the day will be A1 Class Pacific No. 60163 Tornado, which will be visiting unusual terrritory from its normal lines. Tornado will be attached at Leicester and will be detached at Barrow Hill on the return. Leaving Ealing Broadway early in the morning, diesel hauled, we join the Midland main line and pick up at St Albans, Luton, Bedford and Kettering. Heading northwards away from Kettering, we now head for Leicester. At Leicester Humberstone Road sidings, Tornado will be waiting to take us on our journey to Buxton. We pass through Loughborough and join the Erewash Valley Line at Trent Junction. After Chesterfield with its crooked spire we take the Hope Valley line at Dore. We pass through the heart of the Peak District before leaving the main line at Chinley East Junction and take the Peak Forest line past the huge stone quarry at Tunstead. We now run through Ashwood Dale towards Buxton, our destination for the afternoon. Buxton is famous as a market town and also for its spa waters and Georgian architecture. An interesting town to explore during your stay Tornado is serviced for the return journey. You will have ample time in Buxton, the highest market town in England, during the afternoon break for you to explore this attractive market town, famous for its spa waters in the Pump Room, The Crescent, and the Pavillion with its extensive gardens. We will return from Buxton via the former London & North Western route through Whaley Bridge to Stockport. After Denton, we head for Guide Bridge and Romiley before rejoining the Hope Valley line again to travel through the Peak District. Running through Sheffield, we leave the main line at Nunnery Main Line Junction and pass through Woodhouse, were we join the Barrow Hill line at Beighton Junction. Our steam locomotive Tornado will be detached at Barrow Hill and we will now return to Ealing Broadway diesel hauled, setting down at our earlier calling points.

The Scarborough Flyer Saturday 5th June 2021 This exciting trip by steam train offers an opportunity for passengers from the Greater Manchester and Sheffield areas to visit the seaside town of Scarborough. The circular route cuts across the rugged Pennine terrain to York, and then on to the popular east coast seaside resort of Scarborough. Our train will be hauled by a locomotive from the Carnforth Pool. Our train leaves Manchester Victoria, hauled by our lovingly restored steam locomotive, and heads for Romiley, where we stop to pick up more passengers. We join the former Midland Railway line across the Peak District and pass through Cowburn Tunnel into the beautiful Vale of Edale. We stop again at Hathersage, for more passengers, before passing through the 3?-mile long Totley Tunnel and arrive at Sheffield, our final stop for passengers. We then travel northwards through Swinton and Moorthorpe to York, where passengers will have the option of alighting here to visit the city or the National Railway Museum. Leaving York, we follow the River Derwent through pleasant Yorkshire scenery to Scarborough via Malton. The station at Scarborough features the longest station seat in the world! Scarborough is a Victorian spa town and the largest holiday resort on the East Yorkshire coast. It provides all the facilities that you would expect at an established seaside resort. It has two beautiful bays providing safe sandy beaches, and a busy harbour with an active fish quay. Our train leaves Scarborough late afternoon, hauled by our steam locomotive, for the return journey to Manchester. We travel westwards through Malton and Castle Howard to York. At Milford Loop we say farewell to our steam locomotive and continue our journey home diesel hauled. We stop at the same stations as on the outward journey, to set down passengers.

SETTLE & CARLISLE COASTAL STATESMAN Sat 5 June 2021 Departing From Cardiff, Newport, Cwmbran, Pontypool & New Inn, Abergavenny, Hereford, Leominster, Ludlow, Church Stretton, Shrewsbury, Crewe This very special tour includes a journey over the entire majestic route of the famous Settle to Carlisle railway, with its great limestone peaks and deep valleys we travel over no fewer than 19 viaducts and through 12 tunnels on this masterpiece of Victorian engineering - including the famous Ribblehead Viaduct. Following an afternoon break in the historic county town of Appleby our memorable journey continues over the little used but highly scenic Cumbrian coastal line through Ravenglass and around Morecambe Bay with a backdrop of the Lakeland Mountains and Irish Sea. Leaving behind the industrial architecture of the north our train heads into the Yorkshire Dales for a spectacular journey over the magnificent high Pennines. The sheer scale of the scenery is apparent as we pass such famous landmarks as Ribblehead Viaduct, Wild Boar Fell and Mallerstang Edge, with stunning views of the three peaks. One magnificent sight follows another before we gradually descend into the tranquil Eden Valley and the pretty Westmorland market town of Appleby for a break of around two hours - Appleby has kept its old-world charm with the castle and keep at the brow of the main street and the town seems as if time has stood still. A walk up Boroughgate can transport you back into Medieval England, while the charm of the riverside walks provides an opportunity to experience the tranquillity of the countryside within five minutes of the town centre. +D437 It is an uphill walk back to the station, but we will provide a vintage bus to shuttle passengers from the town centre. The Statesman returns around the longest and most scenic coastal line in England - the beautiful twisting Cumbrian coast route hugs the coastline offering spectacular views across the Solway Firth and towards the Isle of Man, passing through historic Whitehaven, pretty Ravenglass and around Morecambe Bay with the background of the Lake District Mountains aglow with the setting sun.

London to Southampton with Flying Scotsman Sunday 6th June 2021 Departs: Sunday 6th June 2021 From: London Paddington

Hampshire Tour with Flying Scotsman Sunday 6th June 2021 Departs: Sunday 6th June 2021 From: Southampton Central

ENGLISH RIVIERA EXPRESS Sun 6 June 2021 Departing From Bristol Temple Meads, Yatton, Weston super Mare, Taunton* We recreate one of the great steam hauled holiday trains of the golden age of railway travel for a journey around the beautiful Devon coast with time available to discover the many charms of the pretty 'English Riviera' resort of Dartmouth. The train departs from Bristol hauled by one of our famous steam locomotives for the journey across the lush Somerset levels, then through the remote Blackdown hills and down the Exe Valley to Exeter, before heading along the estuary with its pretty fishing boats and stunning views across to Exmouth and the Jurassic coast. Continuing past Powderham Castle and along the famous sea wall line we race through tunnels and cuttings of red rock and beside beaches and coves with the sea keeping company with the train. At Paignton we join the steeply graded heritage line and travel through the woodland estate once owned by Agatha Christie, then alongside the beautiful River Dart with views of HMS Britannia - not a ship but the college that has trained generations of naval officers. We soon arrive into the riverside terminus at Kingswear, where it is a short crossing on the ferry (price included) to the historic and romantic port of Dartmouth - there are antique shops, galleries and cafes to explore - why not take a leisurely cruise on the River Dart or explore Dartmouth Castle before perhaps indulging in a delicious Devon cream tea. There should be around four hours at leisure before we return in the late afternoon. The train is steam hauled throughout by one of our immaculately restored pool of engines including: the world famous LMS Royal Scot Class, No.46100 'Royal Scot' - West Country Class, No. 34046 'Braunton' - Britannia Pacific Class, No 70000 'Britannia' - LNER A4 Pacific No 60007 'Sir Nigel Gresley'

The Sunset Steam Express From: London Victoria Join us for a round trip through the Surrey Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The grandeur and beauty of these hills embrace an amazing variety of countryside from rolling chalk downs and flower rich grasslands, to acid heaths and woodlands.

Pendle Dalesman Trips Running 18th May - 21st September 2021 Lancaster to Carlisle Departing: Lancaster, Preston, Blackburn, Clitheroe, Long Preston The Pendle Dalesman - Steam along the S&C - Running Tuesdays (Steam both outbound and return) Running on 18th and 25th May, 8th, 15th and 29th June, 6th, 20th and 27th July, 10th, 17th and 31st August, 7th and 21st September 2021 Join us for a great day out to remember aboard our heritage steam hauled train which will take you on a scenic journey along the Settle and Carlisle line. From the comfort of your seat in some of the oldest working carriages in operation today, your adventure begins! Some of these carriages served throughout the golden age of rail, some featured in the Harry Potter movies and have all been lovingly restored. These traditional carriages will be hauled by a beautifully restored steam locomotive from your departure points. At Hellifield the line traverses North Yorkshire for an ever-favourite journey on the Settle and Carlisle Railway. Enjoy the stunning Dales scenery as we make our way through Settle and over the famous Ribblehead Viaduct. Continuing north from Ribblehead we plunge into Blea Moor tunnel, the longest on the line. We then enjoy sweeping views along Dentdale as we pass through the highest station on the line, Dent. The stunning scenery continues as we head north to the more gentle landscape of the Eden Valley, the Eden Gorge and our destination - the border city of Carlisle. See www.settle-carlisle.co.uk. CARLISLE: We anticipate an afternoon arrival time offering a couple of hours or so break. This great border city dominates the borderlands between England and Scotland, sitting within the vale between the Cumbrian Mountains and Scottish Southern Uplands. In Carlisle you'll find yourself at the centre of a stirring past and a vibrant present. Many of the city's eateries and licensed premises are just a few minutes' walk from the station entrance and if you visit www.historic-carlisle.org.uk you will find information to help you plan ahead. And for those who would prefer to use their short break to wander around in the beautiful and historic heart of the city you may choose to visit the castle, cathedral or indeed the Tullie House Museum. After a break of around two hours in Carlisle, we return along the Settle to Carlisle line behind our vintage steam engine for the final part of our journey to your home stations. In the event of fire risk, FBU action or the unlikely failure of steam traction we reserve the right to substitute all or part of the journey with a heritage diesel without any liability being incurred and any reimbursement or vouchers issued.

DEVONIAN EXPRESS Wed 9 June 2021 Departing From Solihull, Dorridge, Warwick Parkway, Leamington Spa, Banbury, Oxford, Swindon, Chippenham, Bath Spa, Bristol Temple Meads We recreate one of the classic steam hauled holiday trains of the golden age of railway travel for a journey around the beautiful Devon coast with time available to discover the many charms of maritime Plymouth. The train is diesel hauled from Solihull to Bristol and then departs double headed with two of our famous steam locomotives for the journey across the lush Somerset levels, then through the remote Blackdown hills and down the Exe Valley to Exeter, before heading along the estuary with its pretty fishing boats and stunning views across to Exmouth and the Jurassic coast. Continuing past Powderham Castle and along the famous sea wall line we race through tunnels and cuttings of red rock and beside beaches and coves with the sea keeping company with the train. At Newton Abbot we join the steeply graded main line over the Devon banks where our engines work hard to haul the heavy train over Dainton, Rattery and Hemerdon with gradients as steep as 1 in 36. There are spectacular views of Dartmoor as we descend through Ivybridge to Plymouth for an afternoon break. With its rich maritime heritage and status as the regional capital for culture, Plymouth is one of the most dynamic and fascinating places to visit in Devon. Why not visit Plymouth Hoe where Sir Francis Drake played bowls before defeating the Spanish navy and there are incredible views of one of the world's most beautiful natural harbours from Smeaton's tower. Take a walk down to the Barbican, a bustling array of specialist shops, restaurants, cafes, and National Marine Aquarium - not forgetting the historic Mayflower steps where the Pilgrim Fathers set sail for the New World in 1620. Our train departs for the return journey in the late afternoon with the engines working hard to haul the heavy carriages over the taxing and twisting Devon banks and the run along the sea wall through Dawlish and beside the pretty River Exe with the setting sun casting a golden glow over the Jurassic coast. The train is steam hauled from Bristol by two of our immaculately restored pool of engines including: the world famous LMS Royal Scot Class, No.46100 'Royal Scot' - West Country Class, No. 34046 'Braunton' - Britannia Pacific Class, No 70000 'Britannia' - LNER A4 Pacific No 60007 'Sir Nigel Gresley'

The Scarborough Spa Express Travel coast to coast across spectacular Lancashire and Yorkshire landscapes from Carnforth, to York or Scarborough. Choice of two journeys To York or Scarborough Via Skipton and Leeds: Running Thursdays on 27th May, 24th June, 15th July, 5th and 26th August and 16th September 2021. Departing from Carnforth, Hellifield, Skipton, Keighley, Shipley, Woodlesford (Leeds) and York. To York or Scarborough Via Preston and Wakefield: Running Thursdays on 10th June, 8th and 29th July, 19th August and 9th September 2021. Departing from Carnforth, Lancaster, Preston, Blackburn, Hebden Bridge, Brighouse, Wakefield KG and York. Join us for a scenic tour which combines a truly wonderful journey in traditional carriages across Lancashire and the edge of the Yorkshire Dales. Enjoy the evocative smells and sounds of steam haulage from York and the beautiful scenery of North Yorkshire to the East Coast. From the comfort of your seat in some of the oldest working carriages in operation today, your adventure begins! Some of these carriages served throughout the golden age of rail and some even featured in the Harry Potter movies and have all been lovingly restored. These traditional carriages will be hauled by diesel from Carnforth for the first part of the journey, then from York we pick up a steam engine taking us to Scarborough on a memorable journey.

The Tynesider Saturday 12th June 2021 This excursion provides a rare opportunity to travel by special train from the North Lincolnshire area to Tyneside. The route is via the East Coast Main Line through York. Passengers have the option of spending time in Newcastle-upon-Tyne or staying on the train to travel over the Blyth & Tyne Railway line to Morpeth, a route no longer used by passenger services. Our train will be steam hauled from Cleethorpes to Newcastle and Morpeth and then back to York. Our train leaves Cleethorpes at around 07:30 hauled by a steam locomotive from the Carnforth pool. It stops at Grimsby, Barnetby and Scunthorpe, to pick up more passengers. At Stainforth Junction we take the direct Wakefield line avoiding Doncaster, normally used only by freight trains, to Applehurst Junction. Here our train branches off to the right to join the East Coast Main Line (ECML) at Joan Croft Junction. Soon we shall arrive in York where more passengers can join the train. There will be a half hour break for our steam locomotive to take on water. We continue steam-hauled northwards from York across the Plain of York where we can expect some fast running, especially through Thirsk and Northallerton. We pass through Darlington and Durham, famous for its Norman Cathedral, en route to Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Here passengers may choose to alight and spend time visiting the city. It is famous for a series of dramatic bridges over the river Tyne and its quayside along the banks of the river. Other well known attractions include the Tyne & Wear Metro, Eldon Square Shopping Centre, Cathedral, Castle, Grainger Market, and the largest indoor shopping centre in Europe, the Metro Centre, located nearby in Gateshead. Our train continues, steam hauled, travelling north from Newcastle Central to Benton Junction. Here we leave the ECML and take the Blyth and Tyne Railway route which was chiefly constructed to link collieries in the area to the river Tyne. This is now a 'freight only' railway line, which parallels the Tyne & Wear Metro route to Northumberland Park and then runs northwards through Newsham to Bedlington. At Bedlington North Junction we branch left and head for Morpeth where we stop for our steam locomotive to take on water. We return to Newcastle-upon-Tyne via the ECML. We stop at Newcastle Central station, to pick up those passengers who chose to visit the city, before setting off across the river Tyne on the King Edward VII Bridge. We return south, steam hauled, up the ECML to York. Here a diesel locomotive takes over the train for the remainder of the journey back to Cleethorpes. We stop at the same stations as on the outward journey to set down passengers.

The Cotswold Venturer Saturday 12th June 2021 Join us on this scenic rail tour by steam train through the beautiful Cotswold Hills. Our destination is the cathedral city of Worcester, located on the banks of the River Severn and internationally famous as the home of Worcestershire Sauce. We travel outward via the Golden Valley line through Stroud and Kemble and also return the same way, which will include the steep climb up to Sapperton tunnel. Our steam hauled train leaves London Paddington at around 07:40 hauled by steam locomotive No.60103 Flying Scotsman and heads down the ex-Great Western Railway (GWR) main line. We stop at Slough, Reading and Didcot to pick up more passengers. Our journey continues through the Vale of White Horse to Swindon, where we take the Golden Valley line through Kemble and up the climb to Sapperton Tunnel. We bypass Gloucester and head northwards through Cheltenham to Abbotswood Junction, were we leave the main line to Birmingham and head for Worcester Shrub Hill. There will be more than three hours to explore the fine city of Worcester. The river Severn runs through the city and is overlooked by the 12th century Worcester Cathedral. The site of the final battle of the Civil War between Oliver Cromwell and King Charles II was here. It is also the home of Royal Worcester Porcelain, and the birthplace of the composer Sir Edward Elgar is nearby at Lower Broadheath. Our steam hauled train leaves Worcester Shrub Hill in the late afternoon and returns to London via the Golden Valley line. We follow the former Great Western Railway route from Standish Junction and climb steadily through Stroud before the gradients increase dramatically to 1 in 74 at Chalford. We continue to climb through the Golden Valley at a gradient of 1 in 60 prior to entering Sapperton tunnel at the summit of the climb. On easier gradients, we descend through Kemble and onwards through Wiltshire to the former railway town of Swindon. We will now retrace our earlier route through the Vale of White Horse back to Didcot and Reading. Our final part of the journey calls at Reading and Slough before arriving back in London Paddington in the evening.

ENGLISH RIVIERA EXPRESS Sun 13 June 2021 Departing From Bristol Temple Meads, Yatton, Weston super Mare, Taunton* We recreate one of the great steam hauled holiday trains of the golden age of railway travel for a journey around the beautiful Devon coast with time available to discover the many charms of the pretty 'English Riviera' resort of Dartmouth. The train departs from Bristol hauled by one of our famous steam locomotives for the journey across the lush Somerset levels, then through the remote Blackdown hills and down the Exe Valley to Exeter, before heading along the estuary with its pretty fishing boats and stunning views across to Exmouth and the Jurassic coast. Continuing past Powderham Castle and along the famous sea wall line we race through tunnels and cuttings of red rock and beside beaches and coves with the sea keeping company with the train. At Paignton we join the steeply graded heritage line and travel through the woodland estate once owned by Agatha Christie, then alongside the beautiful River Dart with views of HMS Britannia - not a ship but the college that has trained generations of naval officers. We soon arrive into the riverside terminus at Kingswear, where it is a short crossing on the ferry (price included) to the historic and romantic port of Dartmouth - there are antique shops, galleries and cafes to explore - why not take a leisurely cruise on the River Dart or explore Dartmouth Castle before perhaps indulging in a delicious Devon cream tea. There should be around four hours at leisure before we return in the late afternoon. The train is steam hauled throughout by one of our immaculately restored pool of engines including: the world famous LMS Royal Scot Class, No.46100 'Royal Scot' - West Country Class, No. 34046 'Braunton' - Britannia Pacific Class, No 70000 'Britannia' - LNER A4 Pacific No 60007 'Sir Nigel Gresley'