What's New

The page provides a rundown of the updates and additions that have taken place to the main Railtours page within the past 14 days. All information is provided in good faith and believed to be correct.

Tours added or updated on 17th June 2019

Dorset Coast Explorer
(Operating on 26th June 2019 by Saphos Trains)

  • 34046 or 46100 or 70000 Bristol Temple Meads (pu) - Keynsham (pu) - Bath Spa (pu) - Bradford upon Avon (pu) - Westbury - Castle Cary - Yeovil Pen Mill -
  • LSL Class 47 Yeovil Pen Mill - Maiden Newton - Dorchester - Weymouth
  • 34046 or 46100 or 70000 Weymouth (pu) - Dorchester - Maiden Newton - Yeovil Pen Mill - Castle Cary - Westbury - Bradford upon Avon (sd) - Bath Spa (sd) - Keynsham (sd) - Bristol Temple Meads

Morning, Mid-Morning & Afternoon Royal Windsor Express
(Operating on 25th June 2019 by Steam Dreams)

  • LMS Black 5 London Waterloo (pu) - Windsor & Eton Riverside (nb three separate one-way workings only)
Tour Updated

Steam Dreams Excursion
(Operating on 27th June 2019 by Steam Dreams)

  • 61306 Chinnor (pu) - Princes Risborough (pu) - Bicester Village (pu) - Oxford Parkway (pu) - Goring & Streatley (pu) - Basingstoke (pu) - Bournemouth (sd) - Wareham (sd) - Weymouth (break/rev) & return
Tour Updated

The Cathedrals Express
(Operating on 20th June 2019 by Steam Dreams)

  • LMS Black 5 London Paddington (pu) - Maidenhead (pu) - Reading (pu) - Bath Spa (sd) - Bristol Temple Meads (break/rev) & return
Tour Updated

The Cathedrals Express - The Angel Of The North: Day 1
(Operating on 29th June 2019 by Steam Dreams)

  • To be confirmed London Victoria (pu) - Shenfield (pu) - Colchester (pu) - Ipswich (pu) - Bury St. Edmunds (pu) - Ely (pu) - Peterborough (pu) - Newcastle upon Tyne
Cancelled

The Cathedrals Express - The Angel Of The North: Day 4
(Operating on 2nd July 2019 by Steam Dreams)

  • To be confirmed Newcastle upon Tyne (pu) - Peterborough (sd) - Ely (sd) - Bury St. Edmunds (sd) - Ipswich (sd) - Colchester (sd) - Shenfield (sd) - London Victoria
Cancelled

The Sunset Steam Express
(Operating on 25th June 2019 by Steam Dreams)

  • LMS Black 5 London Waterloo (pu) - Surrey Hills - London Waterloo
Tour Updated

Tours added or updated on 16th June 2019

Dorset Coast Explorer
(Operating on 3rd July 2019 by Saphos Trains)

  • 34046 or 46100 or 70000 Bristol Temple Meads (pu) - Keynsham (pu) - Bath Spa (pu) - Bradford upon Avon (pu) - Westbury - Castle Cary - Yeovil Pen Mill -
  • LSL Class 47 Yeovil Pen Mill - Maiden Newton - Dorchester - Weymouth
  • 34046 or 46100 or 70000 Weymouth (pu) - Dorchester - Maiden Newton - Yeovil Pen Mill - CastleCary - Westbury - Bradford upon Avon (sd) - Bath Spa (sd) - Keynsham (sd) - Bristol Temple Meads
Tour Updated

English Riviera Express
(Operating on 7th July 2019 by Saphos Trains)

  • 34046 or 46100 or 70000 Bristol Temple Meads - Bath Spa (pu) - Bradford upon Avon (pu) - Westbury (pu) - Frome (pu) - Taunton (pu) - Kingswear (break/rev) & return
Tour Updated

English Riviera Express
(Operating on 16th June 2019 by Saphos Trains)

  • 34046 Bristol Temple Meads - Bath Spa (pu) - Bradford upon Avon (pu) - Westbury (pu) - Frome (pu) - Taunton (pu) - Kingswear (break/rev) & return
Tour Updated

Morning, Mid-Morning & Afternoon Royal Windsor Express
(Operating on 18th June 2019 by Steam Dreams)

  • 61306 London Waterloo (pu) - Windsor & Eton Riverside (nb three separate one-way workings only)
Tour Updated

The Sunset Steam Express
(Operating on 18th June 2019 by Steam Dreams)

  • 61306 London Waterloo (pu) - Surrey Hills - London Waterloo
Tour Updated

Tours added or updated on 15th June 2019

Chester Venturer
(Operating on 20th July 2019 by Vintage Trains)

  • 45596 Dorridge (pu) - Solihull (pu) - Tyseley (Main Line) (pu) - Wolverhampton (pu) - Stafford - Crewe - Chester (break/rev) & return
  • 45596 Chester (pu) - Wrexham General - Chirk - Shrewsbury - Telford Central - Wolverhampton (sd) - Walsall - Sutton Park - Tyseley (Mainline) (sd) - Solihull (sd) - Dorridge

Cotswold Explorer
(Operating on 6th July 2019 by Vintage Trains)

  • 45596 Dorridge (pu) - Solihull (pu) - Tyseley (Main Line) (pu) - Birmingham Moor Street (pu) - Birmingham Snow Hill (pu) - Rowley Regis - Stourbridge Junction (pu) - Worcester Shrub Hill (pu) - Cheltenham - Stroud - Sapperton - Swindon - Oxford
  • 45596 Oxford - Moreton-in-Marsh - Evesham - Worcester Shrub Hill (sd) - Stourbridge Junction (sd) - Rowley Regis - Birmingham Snow Hill (sd) - Birmingham Moor Street (sd) - Tyseley (Mainline) (sd) - Solihull (sd) - Dorridge

Northern Belle
(Operating on 16th June 2019 by Northern Belle)

  • 57313 and 57601 Birmingham International (pu) - Coventry (pu) - Leamington Spa - Banbury - Oxford - Swindon (break) - Kemble - Cheltenham Spa - Bordesley Jn - Duddeston Jn - Ryecroft Jn - Walsall - Stechford - Birmingham International (sd) - Coventry (sd)
Tour Updated

Northern Belle Fathers Day
(Operating on 15th June 2019 by Northern Belle)

  • 57313 and 57601 Derby (pu) - Nottingham (pu) - Leicester (pu) - Oakham - Peterborough - March - Ely (break) - March - Peterborough - Nottingham (sd) - Leicester (sd) - Derby (sd)
Tour Updated

The British Pullman: Discover Folkestone
(Operating on 16th June 2019 by Belmond (British Pullman))

Tour Updated

The Dalesman
(Operating on 16th July 2019 by West Coast Railway Company)

  • WCRC Class 47/57 Chester (pu) - Frodsham (pu) - Warrington Bank Quay (pu) - Wigan North Western (pu) - Leyland (pu) - Hellifield
  • WCR%C Steam Pool Hellifield - S&C - Carlisle
  • WCRC Steam Pol Carlisle - S&C - Hellifield
  • WCRC Class 47/57 Hellified - Leyland (sd) - Wigan North Western (sd) - Warrington Bank Quay (sd) - Frodsham (sd) - Chester

The Fellsman
(Operating on 10th July 2019 by Saphos Trains)

  • 34046 or 46100 or 70000 Crewe (pu) - Hartford (pu) - Warrington Bank Quay (pu) - Wigan North Western (pu) - Leyland (pu) - Blackburn (pu) - Clitheroe (pu) - Hellifield (pu) - S&C - Appleby (sd) - Carlisle
  • 34046 or 46100 or 70000 Carlisle (pu) - Appleby (pu) - S&C - Hellifield (sd) - Clitheroe (sd) - Blackburn (sd) - Leyland (sd) - Wigan North Western (sd) - Warrington Bank Quay (sd) - Hartford (sd) - Crewe

The Fellsman
(Operating on 17th July 2019 by Saphos Trains)

  • 34046 or 46100 or 70000 Crewe (pu) - Hartford (pu) - Warrington Bank Quay (pu) - Wigan North Western (pu) - Leyland (pu) - Blackburn (pu) - Clitheroe (pu) - Hellifield (pu) - S&C - Appleby (sd) - Carlisle
  • 34046 or 46100 or 70000 Carlisle (pu) - Appleby (pu) - S&C - Hellifield (sd) - Clitheroe (sd) - Blackburn (sd) - Leyland (sd) - Wigan North Western (sd) - Warrington Bank Quay (sd) - Hartford (sd) - Crewe

Tours added or updated on 14th June 2019

Chester & Llandudno
(Operating on 15th June 2019 by SRPS Railtours)

  • 67001 and 67012 Glenrothes with Thornton (pu) - Kirkcaldy (pu) - Dalgety Bay (pu) - Edinburgh Waverley (pu) - Kirknewton (pu) - Lockerbie (pu) - Chester (sd) - Llandudno (break/rev) & return
Tour Updated

Evening Diner
(Operating on 4th July 2019 by Vintage Trains)

  • 45596 Birmingham Moor Street (pu) - Bordesley
  • 45596 Bordesley - Birmingham Moor Street - Birmingham Snow Hill (pu) - Rowley Regis - Stourbridge Junction - Worcester Shrub Hill
  • 45596 Worcester Shrub Hill - Worcester Foregate Street - Henwick
  • 45596 Henwck - Worcester Foregate Street - Droitwich - Kidderminster - Stourbridge Junction - Birmingham Snow Hill (sd) - Birmingham Moor Street

The British Pullman: Dinner Hosted By Skye Gyngell
(Operating on 21st June 2019 by Belmond (British Pullman))

The Cathedrals Express
(Operating on 22nd June 2019 by Steam Dreams)

Tour Updated

The End Of Southern Steam
(Operating on 9th July 2019 by Railway Touring Company)

  • 35018 London Victoria (pu) - Woking - Basingstoke - Salibury - Yeovil Junction
  • WCRC Class 47/57 Yeovil Junction - Maiden Newton - Weymouth
  • 35018 Weymouth - Bournemouth - Southampton Central - Eastleigh - Basingstoke (sd) - Woking (sd) - London Victoria
Tour Updated

The Three Peaks Challenge
(Operating on 14th June 2019 by Private Charter)

  • 68033 (ECS from Holyhead) - Bangor - Llandudno Junction - Chester - Warrington Bank Quay - Preston - Carnforth - Ulverston - Ravenglass (ECS to Barrow in Furness)
  • 37409 and 37419 Barrow-in-Furness - Ravenglass - Cumbrian Coast Line - Carlisle - Beattock - Motherwell - Glasgow Central Low Level - Helenburgh Upper - Rannoch - Fort William
Tour Updated

The Three Peaks Challenge
(Operating on 15th June 2019 by Private Charter)

  • 37419 and 37409 Fort Willam - Rannoch - Helensburgh Upper - Glasgow central Low Level - Motherwell - Beattock - Carlisle - Ship - Preston - Crewe
Tour Updated

The Yorkshireman
(Operating on 29th June 2019 by Railway Touring Company)

  • 60103 Ealing Broadway (pu) - St.Albans (pu) - Luton (pu) - Bedford (pu) - Kettering (pu) - Melton Mowbray (pu) - Erewash Valley Line - Chesterfield - Conisbrough - Doncaster - York
  • WCRC Class 47/57 York (pu) - Chesterfield - Erewash Valley Line - Melton Mowbray (sd) - Kettering (sd) - Bedford (sd) - Luton (sd) - St. Albans (sd) - Ealing Broadway

Tyseley Open Day Shuttle (four Round Trips Each Day)
(Operating on 22nd June 2019 by Vintage Trains)

  • 47773 Birmingham Moor Street (pu) - Tyseley (main line) - Solihull - Dorridge
  • 4965 or 7029 Dorridge - Solihull - Tyseley (main line) - Birmingham Moor Street
Cancelled

Tours added or updated on 13th June 2019

A Scottish Adventure
(Operating on 22nd June 2019 by NENTA Traintours)

  • DRS Class 68 x 2 TNT Norwich (pu) - Diss (pu) - Ipswich (pu) - Stowmarket (pu) - Bury St. Edmunds (pu) - (Cambridge (pu) - by service train to Ely) - Ely (pu) - March (pu) - Peterborough (pu) - York (sd) - Durham (sd) - Berwick upon Tweed (sd) - Edinburgh Waverley (break) & return

English Riviera Express
(Operating on 30th June 2019 by Saphos Trains)

  • 34046 or 46100 or 70000 Bristol Temple Meads (pu) - Yatton (pu) - Weston-super-Mare (pu) - Bridgwater (pu) - Taunton (pu) - Kingswear (break/rev) & return

Northern Belle
(Operating on 22nd June 2019 by Northern Belle)

  • WCRC Class 47/57 Manchester Victoria (pu) - Huddersfield (pu) - York (pu) - Durham - Berwick-upon-Tweed - Edinburgh (break) and return
New Charter

Northern Belle
(Operating on 20th June 2019 by Northern Belle)

  • WCRC Class 47/57 Manchester Victoria (pu) - Earlestown - Crewe (pu) - Birmingham International (pu) - Leamington Spa - Banbury - Reading - Ascot (break) and return
New Charter

Oxford 175 Express
(Operating on 15th June 2019 by Vintage Trains)

  • 7029 Solihull (pu) - Dorridge (pu) - Leamington Spa - Banbury (pu) - Oxford (break/rev) & return

Oxford 175 Luncheon Circular
(Operating on 15th June 2019 by Vintage Trains)

  • 7029 Oxford Parkway (pu) - Oxford - Culham - Didcot - Reading - Slough - Greenford Curve - High Wycombe - Princes Risborough - Bicester Village - Oxford Parkway - Oxford

The Ancient Kingdom
(Operating on 22nd June 2019 by UK Railtours)

  • TBA London King's Cross (pu) - Potters Bar (pu) - Stevenage (pu) - Peterborough (pu) - York - Newcastle upon Tyne - Alnmouth (sd) - Berwick upon Tweed

The British Pullman: Cambridge, Ely & Sandringham
(Operating on 26th June 2019 by Belmond (British Pullman))

The British Pullman: Historic Canterbury
(Operating on 13th June 2019 by Belmond (British Pullman))

Tour Updated

The British Pullman: Kent
(Operating on 19th June 2019 by Belmond (British Pullman))

  • DBS Class 67 London Victoria (pu) - Swanley -Headcorn - Ramsgate - Swanley - London Victoria
Tour Updated

The Cathedrals Express
(Operating on 13th June 2019 by Steam Dreams)

  • 61306 and 47245 London Victoria (pu) - Bromley South (pu) - Maidstone East - Ashford - Folkestone - Canterbury East s
  • 61306 and 47245 Canterbury East (pu) - Faversham - Rochester - London Victoria
  • 61306 and 47245 London Victoria (pu) - Maidstone East - Ashford - Canterbury West
  • 61306 and 47245 Canterbury West (pu) - Dover - Folkestone - Ashford - Bromley South (sd) - London Victoria
Tour Updated

The Conwy Cat
(Operating on 13th June 2019 by Branch Line Society)

  • 68033 and 66429 Crewe (pu) - Down Slow - Down Fast -Hartford Junction Down Slow - Weaver Junction - Ditton Reception Sidings - Liverpool Lime Street (pu) (rev) - Halewood (Jaguar Cars) Reception No. 1 - Halton Junction - Frodsham Junction - Helsby - Ellesmere Port - Hooton Long Siding (end of line) (rev) - Chester North to South Junctions - Down Slow - Roodee Junction - Saltney Junction - Mostyn Up Goods Loop - Prestatyn - Rhyl Down Main - Colwyn Bay - Llandudno Junction Platform 1 - Bangor Down Main - Holyhead CS - Holyhead Platform 1 - Bangor Up Main - Llandudno Junction Platform 1 - Rhyl - Mostyn Up Goods Loop - Flint - Roodee Junction - Chester
Tour Updated

The Cotswold Venturer
(Operating on 15th June 2019 by Railway Touring Company)

  • 60103 London Paddington (pu) - Slough (pu) - Reading (pu) - Didcot Parkway (pu) - Oxford - Moreton-in-Marsh - Evesham - Worcester Shrub Hill
  • 60103 Worcester Shrub Hill (pu) - Cheltenham Spa (pu) - Stroud - Sapperton - Swindon - Didcot Parkway (sd) - Reading (sd) - Slough (sd) - London Paddington

The Dalesman
(Operating on 25th June 2019 by West Coast Railway Company)

  • WCRC Class 47/57 Chester (pu) - Frodsham (pu) - Warrington Bank Quay (pu) - Wigan North Western (pu) - Leyland (pu) - Hellifield
  • WCRC Steam Pool Hellifield - S&C - Carlisle
  • WCRC Steam Pol Carlisle - S&C - Hellifield
  • WCRC Class 47/57 Hellified - Leyland (sd) - Wigan North Western (sd) - Warrington Bank Quay (sd) - Frodsham (sd) - Chester
Tour Updated

The Scarborough Spa Express
(Operating on 20th June 2019 by West Coast Railway Company)

  • WCRC Class 47/57 Carnforth (pu) - Lancaster (pu) - Preston (pu) - Blackburn (pu) - Hebden Bridge (pu) - Brighouse (pu) - Wakefield Kirkgate (pu) - York (sd) (pu) -
  • WCRC Steam Pool York - Scarborough
  • WCRC Steam Pool Scarborough (pu) - York (sd) (pu)
  • WCRC Class 47/57 York - Wakefield Kirkgate (sd) - Brighouse (sd) - Hebden Bridge (sd) - Blackburn (sd) - Preston (sd) - Lancaster (sd) - Carnforth

The Three Peaks Challenge
(Operating on 13th June 2019 by Private Charter)

  • 68033 Crewe (pu) - Chester - Llandudno Junction - Bangor (ECS to Holyhead)
Tour Updated

The Yorkshire Pullman (Belmond British Pullman)
(Operating on 15th June 2019 by A1 Steam Locomotive Trust)

  • 60163 London King's Cross (pu) - Peterborough - Grantham - York (sd) - Scarborough (break/rev) & return

Welsh Marches
(Operating on 29th June 2019 by Vintage Trains)

  • 45596 Dorridge (pu) - Solihull (pu) - Tyseley (Mainline) (pu) - Birmingham Snow Hill (pu) - Rowley Regis - Stourbridge Junction - Worcester Shrub Hill - Cheltenham - Gloucester - Chepstow - Severn Tunnel Junction - Maindee Junction - Abergavenny - Hereford
  • 45596 Hereford - Ludlow - Shrewsbury Abbey Foregate Curve - Telford Central - Wolverhampton - Walsall - Sutton Park Line - Landor Street Junction - Tyseley (Mainline) (sd) - Solihull (sd) - Dorridge

Tours added or updated on 11th June 2019

Morning, Mid-Morning & Afternoon Royal Windsor Express
(Operating on 11th June 2019 by Steam Dreams)

  • 61306 and 47245 tnt London Waterloo (pu) - Windsor & Eton Riverside (nb three separate one-way workings only)
Tour Updated

The Dalesman
(Operating on 11th June 2019 by West Coast Railway Company)

  • WCRC Class 47/57 York (pu) - Normanton (pu) - Wakefield Kirkgate (pu) - Wakefield Westgate (pu) - Leeds (pu) - Skipton (pu) - Hellifield
  • 35018 Hellifield - S&C - Carlisle
  • 35018 Carlisle - S&C - Hellifield
  • WCRC Class 47/57 Hellifield - Skipton (sd) - Leeds (sd) - Wakefield Westgate (sd) - Wakefield Kirkgate (sd) - Normanton (sd) - York
Tour Updated

The Scarborough Flyer
(Operating on 15th June 2019 by Railway Touring Company)

  • 35018 Scarborough (pu) - York (pu) - Doncaster (pu) - Gainsborough Lea Road - Lincoln Central (pu) - Sleaford - Spalding - Peterborough - Stevenage - North London Line - Acton Wells - Ealing Broadway
  • WCRC Class 47/57 Ealing Broadway (pu) - Acton Wells - North London Line - Stevenage - Peterborough - Spalding - Sleaford - Lincoln Central (sd) - Gainsborough Lea Road - Doncaster (sd) - York (sd) - Scarborough
Cancelled

The Sunset Steam Express
(Operating on 11th June 2019 by Steam Dreams)

Tour Updated

Tours added or updated on 10th June 2019

Steam Dreams Excursion
(Operating on 5th October 2019 by Steam Dreams)

  • 6233 The Bluebell Railway (pu) - East Grinstead (pu) - Oxford (pu) - Worcester Shrub Hill
  • 6233 Worcester Shrub Hill - Cheltenham Spa - Stroud - Sapperton - Swindon - Didcot Parkway East Grinstead (sd) - The Bluebell Railway
Tour Updated

The Bath & Bristol Christmas Express
(Operating on 5th December 2019 by Railway Touring Company)

  • 6233 Swanage (pu) - Poole (pu) - Bournemouth (pu) - Brockenhurst (pu) - Southampton Central (pu) - Salisbury (pu) - Bath Spa (sd) - Bristol Temple Meads
  • 6233 Bristol Temple Meads (pu) - Bath Spa (pu) - Salisbury (sd) -
  • WCRC Class 47/57 Salisbury - Southampton Central (sd) - Brockenhurst (sd) - Bournemouth (sd) - Pools (sd) - Swanage
New Charter

The Bath & Cardiff Christmas Markets
(Operating on 10th December 2019 by Railway Touring Company)

  • 6233 London Paddington (pu) - Slough (pu) - Reading (pu) - Newbury (pu) -Bath Spa (sd) - Cardiff Central (break/rev) & return
New Charter

The Cheshireman
(Operating on 7th September 2019 by Railway Touring Company)

  • 6233 Norwich (pu) - Wymondham (pu) - Attleborough (pu) - Thetford (pu) - Brandon (pu) - March (pu) - Peterborough (pu) - Leicester (pu) - Hincley - Nuneaton - Stafford - Crewe - Chester
  • 6233 Chester - Crewe - Stafford - Nuneaton - Hinckley - Leicester (sd) - Peterborough (sd) -
  • WCRC Class 47/57 Peterborough - March (sd) - Brandon (sd) - Thetford (sd) - Attleborough (sd) - Wymondham (sd) - Norwich
Tour Updated

The Chester Christmas Express
(Operating on 19th December 2019 by Railway Touring Company)

  • 6233 Stevenage (pu) - Cambridge (pu) - Ely (pu) - March (pu) - Peterborough (pu) - Oakham (pu) - Melton Mowbray (pu) - Leicester (pu) - Nuneaton - Lichfield Trent Valley - Stafford - Crewe - Chester (break/rev) & return
New Charter

The Christmas Cheshireman
(Operating on 16th November 2019 by Railway Touring Company)

  • 60009 Bristol Temple Meads (pu) - Filton Abbey Wood (pu) - Cwmbran (pu) - Abergavenney (pu) - Hereford - Shrewsbury - Gobowen - Wrexham General - Chester (break/rev) & return
New Charter

The Christmas Sussex Belle
(Operating on 26th November 2019 by Railway Touring Company)

New Charter

The Cotswold Venturer
(Operating on 24th August 2019 by Railway Touring Company)

  • 6233 London Paddington (pu) - Slough (pu) - Reading (pu) - Didcot Parkway (pu) - Oxford - Moreton-in-Marsh - Evesham - Worcester Shrub Hill
  • 6233 Worcester Shrub Hill - Cheltenham Spa - Stroud - Sapperton - Swindon - Didcot Parkway (sd) - Reading (sd) - Slough (sd) - London Paddington
Tour Updated

The Edinburgh Christmas Market
(Operating on 21st December 2019 by Railway Touring Company)

  • 60009 York (pu) -Durham (pu) - Newcastle upon Tyne (pu) - Edinburgh Waverley (break/rev) & return
New Charter

The Lindum Fayre
(Operating on 7th December 2019 by Railway Touring Company)

  • 6233 London Kings Cross (pu) - Potters Bar (pu) - Stevenage (pu) - Peterborough (pu) - Spalding - Sleaford - Lincoln Central
  • 6233 Lincoln Central (pu) - Newark North Gate - Peterborough (sd) - Stevenage (sd) - Potters Bar (sd) - London Kings Cross
New Charter

The Ludlow Medieval Christmas Fair
(Operating on 23rd November 2019 by Railway Touring Company)

  • 60009 Slough (pu) - Reading (pu) - Didcot Parkway (pu) - Swindon (pu) - Bristol Parkway (pu) - Ludlow (sd) - Shrewsbury (break/rev) & return
New Charter

The Tynesider
(Operating on 14th December 2019 by Railway Touring Company)

  • 60163 London Kings Cross (pu) - Stevenage (pu) - Peterborough (pu) - York (sd) -
  • 60009 York - Durham s- Newcastle upon Tyne
  • 60009 Newcastle upon Tyne - Durham (pu) - York
  • 60163 York - Peterborough (sd) - Stevenage (sd) - London Kings Cross
New Charter

The West Somerset Steam Express
(Operating on 27th July 2019 by Railway Touring Company)

  • 6233 London Paddington (pu) - Slough (pu) - Reading (pu) - Newbury (pu) - Westbury - Taunton - Bishops Lydeard
  • WSR Steam Bishops Lydeard - Minehad
  • WSR Steam Minehead - Bishops Lydeard
  • 6233 Bishops Lydeard - Taunton - Westbury - Newbury (sd) - Reading (sd) - Slough (sd) - London Paddington
Tour Updated

The West Somerset Steam Express
(Operating on 17th August 2019 by Railway Touring Company)

  • 6233 London Paddington (pu) - Slough (pu) - Reading (pu) - Newbury (pu) - westbury - Taunton - Bishops Lydeard
  • WSR Steam Bishops Lydeard - Minehad
  • WSR Steam Minehead - Bishops Lydeard
  • 6233 Bishops Lydeard - Taunton - Westbury - Newbury (sd) - Reading (sd) - Slough (sd) - London Paddington
Tour Updated

The Worcester Christmas Fair
(Operating on 28th November 2019 by Railway Touring Company)

  • 60009 Norwich (pu) - Wymondham (pu) -Attleborough (pu) - Thetford (pu) - Brandon (pu) - March (pu) - Peterborough (pu) - Melton Mowbray (pu) - Leicester - Nuneaton - Waterl Orton - Birmingham Camp Hill Line - Bromsgrove - Worcester Shrub Hill
  • 60009 Worcester Shrub Hill u- Bromsgrove - Birmingham Camp Hill Line - Water Orton - Nuneaton - Leicester - Melton Mowbray (sd) - Peterborough (sd)
  • WCRC Class 47/57 {Peterborough - March (sd) - Brandon (sd) - Thetford (sd) - Attleborough (sd) - Wymondham (sd) - Norwich
New Charter

The York Yuletide Express
(Operating on 30th November 2019 by Railway Touring Company)

  • 60009 Ealing Broadway (pu) - St. Albans (pu) - Luton (pu) - Bedford (pu) - Kettering (pu) - Melton Mowbray (pu) - York
  • 6233 York (pu) - Melton Mowbray (sd) - Kettering (sd) - Bedford (sd) - St. Albans (sd) - Ealing Broadway
New Charter

The Yorkshireman
(Operating on 19th October 2019 by Railway Touring Company)

  • 6233 Ealing Broadway (pu) - St.Albans (pu) - Luton (pu) - Bedford (pu) - Kettering (pu) - Melton Mowbray (pu) - Erewash Valley Line - Chesterfield - Conisbrough - Doncaster - York
  • WCRC Class 47/57 York (pu) - Chesterfield - Erewash Valley Line - Melton Mowbray (sd) - Kettering (sd) - Bedford (sd) - Luton (sd) - St. Albans (sd) - Ealing Broadway
Tour Updated

Tours added or updated on 7th June 2019


(Operating on by To Be Confirmed)

New Charter

Crewe Open Day Or Medieval Chester
(Operating on 8th June 2019 by UK Railtours)

  • TBA London Euston (pu) - Watford Junction (pu) - Milton Keynes Central (pu) - Northampton (pu) - Rugby - Nuneaton - Stafford - Crewe (sd) - Chester
  • TBA Crewe - Chester - Wrexham General - Shrewsbury - Wolverhampton - Bescot - Northampton (sd) - Milton Keynes Central (sd) - Watford Junction (sd) - London Euston
Tour Updated

The British Pullman: Discover Folkestone
(Operating on 9th June 2019 by Belmond (British Pullman))

  • DBS Class 67 London Victoria (pu) - Folkestone - London Victoria
New Charter

The British Pullman: Discover Folkestone
(Operating on 23rd June 2019 by Belmond (British Pullman))

New Charter

The British Pullman: Historic Bath
(Operating on 12th June 2019 by Belmond (British Pullman))

  • DBS Class 67 London Victoria (pu) - Bath Spa (break/rev) & return
New Charter

The British Pullman: Historic Canterbury
(Operating on 27th June 2019 by Belmond (British Pullman))

New Charter

The Golden Age Of Travel By Steam
(Operating on 7th June 2019 by Belmond (British Pullman))

  • 35028 London Victoria - Staines - Woking - Guildford - Redhill - East Croydon - London Victoria
New Charter

The Irish Mail
(Operating on 3rd August 2019 by UK Railtours)

  • LSL Diesel/Electric London Euston (pu) - Milton Keynes Central (pu) - Rugby (pu) - Crewe
  • 70000 Crewe - Chester - Llandudno Junction - Holyhead and return
  • LSL Diesel/Electric Crewe - Rugby (sd) - Milton Keynes Central (sd) - London Euston (sd)
Tour Updated

Tours added or updated on 5th June 2019

Tyseley Open Day Shuttle (four Round Trips Each Day)
(Operating on by Vintage Trains)

  • 47773 Birmingham Moor Street (pu) - Tyseley (main line) - Solihull - Dorridge
  • 4965 or 7029 Dorridge - Solihull - Tyseley (main line) - Birmingham Moor Street
New Charter

Tyseley Open Day Shuttle (four Round Trips Each Day)
(Operating on 23rd June 2019 by Vintage Trains)

  • 47773 Birmingham Moor Street (pu) - Tyseley (main line) - Solihull - Dorridge
  • 4965 or 7029 Dorridge - Solihull - Tyseley (main line) - Birmingham Moor Street
Tour Updated

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