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2015 Trains    

 

FELLSMAN
Wednesday 1 July 2015
Departing From: Lancaster, Preston, Blackburn, Clitheroe, Long Preston (near Settle)

The popular steam hauled ‘Fellsman’ runs again every Wednesday in summer 2015 for its 7th season offering a return journey over the spectacular ‘Settle to Carlisle Railway’. We travel through the Yorkshire Dales and over 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 arched viaduct at Ribblehead. Time will be available for sightseeing in historic Carlisle - or take an optional tour of the Lake District by vintage coach and cruise on beautiful Ullswater.

STEAM HAULED BY LMS ROYAL SCOT 46115 ‘SCOTS GUARDSMAN’

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 Sold out in Standard Class, First Class & Premier ... last few seats in Pullman only
 

ROYAL WINDSOR STATESMAN
Saturday 4 July 2015
Departing from: Sheffield, Dronfield, Chesterfield, Alfreton, Langley Mill, East Midlands Parkway, Loughborough, Leicester, Market Harborough, Kettering, Wellingborough

Enjoy a memorable day on board ‘The Statesman’ as we travel through the heart of England and around London on the rarely used elevated route and offers wonderful views of our capital city as we continue to Windsor & Eton Riverside Station for an afternoon break.

 

FELLSMAN
Wednesday 8 July 2015
Departing From: Lancaster, Preston, Blackburn, Clitheroe, Long Preston (near Settle)

The popular steam hauled ‘Fellsman’ runs again every Wednesday in summer 2015 for its 7th season offering a return journey over the spectacular ‘Settle to Carlisle Railway’. We travel through the Yorkshire Dales and over 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 arched viaduct at Ribblehead. Time will be available for sightseeing in historic Carlisle - or take an optional tour of the Lake District by vintage coach and cruise on beautiful Ullswater.

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LAKELAND COAST STATESMAN  
Sold out in Premier & First Class ... last few seats available in Standard only

LAKELAND COAST STATESMAN
Saturday 11 July 2015
Departing From: Cleethorpes, Grimsby, Habrough, Barnetby, Scunthorpe, Crowle, Thorne South, South Elmsall, Wakefield Kirkgate, Brighouse, Sowerby Bridge, Hebden Bridge, Todmorden, Rochdale

Enjoy a memorable day on board ‘The Statesman’ as we travel around the Cumbrian Coast, probably the most stunningly beautiful scenic coastal line in England through an area steeped in maritime history with spectacular views of the Lake District Mountains and the wide panoramic expanse of Morecambe Bay as we journey to Ravenglass, where there is the opportunity to ride the legendary Ravenglass & Eskdale steam railway into the Fells, or take the local service further around the coast to historic Whitehaven.

 

FELLSMAN
Wednesday 15 July 2015
Departing From: Lancaster, Preston, Blackburn, Clitheroe, Long Preston (near Settle)

The popular steam hauled ‘Fellsman’ runs again every Wednesday in summer 2015 for its 7th season offering a return journey over the spectacular ‘Settle to Carlisle Railway’. We travel through the Yorkshire Dales and over 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 arched viaduct at Ribblehead. Time will be available for sightseeing in historic Carlisle - or take an optional tour of the Lake District by vintage coach and cruise on beautiful Ullswater.

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  Sold out in Pullman, Premier & First Class ... last few seats available in Standard only
 

ENGLISH RIVIERA STATESMAN
Saturday 18 July 2015
Departing From: Ely, Waterbeach, Cambridge, Royston, Stevenage, Welwyn Garden City, Potters Bar, Finsbury Park, Slough

Join us for a wonderful day out with a journey through pretty Somerset and around the beautiful Devon coast with time available to discover the many charms of the ‘English Riviera’ with an afternoon sightseeing break in the seaside resorts of either Torquay or Paignton - Passing Powderham Castle and travelling alongside the stunning Exe Estuary with its pretty fishing boats and views across to the Jurassic Coast our train takes the exciting sea wall line as we race through tunnels and cuttings of red rock and along beaches and coves at Dawlish with the sea keeping company all the way to Newton Abbot.

 

FELLSMAN
Wednesday 22 July 2015
Departing From: Lancaster, Preston, Blackburn, Clitheroe, Long Preston (near Settle)

The popular steam hauled ‘Fellsman’ runs again every Wednesday in summer 2015 for its 7th season offering a return journey over the spectacular ‘Settle to Carlisle Railway’. We travel through the Yorkshire Dales and over 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 arched viaduct at Ribblehead. Time will be available for sightseeing in historic Carlisle - or take an optional tour of the Lake District by vintage coach and cruise on beautiful Ullswater.

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  Sold out in Pullman, Premier & First Class ... last few seats available in Standard only
 

LAKELAND COAST STATESMAN
Saturday 25 July 2015
Departing From: Hereford, Ledbury, Great Malvern, Worcester Foregate St, Droitwich Spa, Kidderminster, Stourbridge Jct, Rowley Regis, Tame Bridge Parkway, Wolverhampton, Stafford, Crewe

Enjoy a memorable day on board ‘The Statesman’ as we travel around the Cumbrian Coast, probably the most stunningly beautiful scenic coastal line in England through an area steeped in maritime history with spectacular views of the Lake District Mountains and the wide panoramic expanse of Morecambe Bay as we journey to Ravenglass, where there is the opportunity to ride the legendary Ravenglass & Eskdale steam railway into the Fells, or take the local service further around the coast to historic Whitehaven.

 

FELLSMAN
Wednesday 29 July 2015
Departing From: Lancaster, Preston, Blackburn, Clitheroe, Long Preston (near Settle)

The popular steam hauled ‘Fellsman’ runs again every Wednesday in summer 2015 for its 7th season offering a return journey over the spectacular ‘Settle to Carlisle Railway’. We travel through the Yorkshire Dales and over 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 arched viaduct at Ribblehead. Time will be available for sightseeing in historic Carlisle - or take an optional tour of the Lake District by vintage coach and cruise on beautiful Ullswater.

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ROYAL WINDSOR STATESMAN  
Sold out in Standard & First Class ... last few seats available in Premier only

ROYAL WINDSOR STATESMAN
Saturday 1 August 2015
Departing From: Crewe, Nantwich, Whitchurch, Shrewsbury, Wellington, Telford, Codsall, Wolverhampton, Tame Bridge Parkway, Birmingham International, Coventry

Enjoy a memorable day on board ‘The Statesman’ as we travel through the heart of England and around London on the rarely used elevated route and offers wonderful views of our capital city as we continue to Windsor & Eton Riverside Station for an afternoon break.

 

FELLSMAN
Wednesday 5 August 2015
Departing From: Lancaster, Preston, Blackburn, Clitheroe, Long Preston (near Settle)

The popular steam hauled ‘Fellsman’ runs again every Wednesday in summer 2015 for its 7th season offering a return journey over the spectacular ‘Settle to Carlisle Railway’. We travel through the Yorkshire Dales and over 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 arched viaduct at Ribblehead. Time will be available for sightseeing in historic Carlisle - or take an optional tour of the Lake District by vintage coach and cruise on beautiful Ullswater.

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  SUSSEX COAST STATESMAN

FELLSMAN
Wednesday 12 August 2015
Departing From: Lancaster, Preston, Blackburn, Clitheroe, Long Preston (near Settle)

The popular steam hauled ‘Fellsman’ runs again every Wednesday in summer 2015 for its 7th season offering a return journey over the spectacular ‘Settle to Carlisle Railway’. We travel through the Yorkshire Dales and over 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 arched viaduct at Ribblehead. Time will be available for sightseeing in historic Carlisle - or take an optional tour of the Lake District by vintage coach and cruise on beautiful Ullswater.

 

SUSSEX COAST STATESMAN
Saturday 15 August 2015
Departing From: Crewe, Stafford, Rugeley Trent Valley, Lichfield, Tamworth, Nuneaton, Bedworth, Coventry, Rugby, Northampton, Milton Keynes

This is a day out not to be missed as we travel to Eastbourne on the sunny Sussex coast where the biggest annual ‘free’ airshow in Britain is staged on the promenade and seashore. Aerial displays could possibly include the ‘Red Arrows’, ‘Battle of Britain Memorial flight’, the ‘Falcon freefall parachute team’ and many, many more international aircraft offering acrobatic and land displays.

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Sold out in Standard & First Class ... last few seats available in Premier only
 

FELLSMAN
Wednesday 19 August 2015
Departing From: Lancaster, Preston, Blackburn, Clitheroe, Long Preston (near Settle)

The popular steam hauled ‘Fellsman’ runs again every Wednesday in summer 2015 for its 7th season offering a return journey over the spectacular ‘Settle to Carlisle Railway’. We travel through the Yorkshire Dales and over 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 arched viaduct at Ribblehead. Time will be available for sightseeing in historic Carlisle - or take an optional tour of the Lake District by vintage coach and cruise on beautiful Ullswater.

 

FELLSMAN
Wednesday 26 August 2015
Departing From: Lancaster, Preston, Blackburn, Clitheroe, Long Preston (near Settle)

The popular steam hauled ‘Fellsman’ runs again every Wednesday in summer 2015 for its 7th season offering a return journey over the spectacular ‘Settle to Carlisle Railway’. We travel through the Yorkshire Dales and over 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 arched viaduct at Ribblehead. Time will be available for sightseeing in historic Carlisle - or take an optional tour of the Lake District by vintage coach and cruise on beautiful Ullswater.

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DARTMOUTH REGATTA STATESMAN   EXMOOR COAST STATESMAN

DARTMOUTH REGATTA STATESMAN
Saturday 29 August 2015
Departing From: Chester, Wrexham General, Ruabon, Gobowen, Shrewsbury, Church Stretton, Craven Arms, Ludlow, Leominster, Hereford, Abergavenny, Cwmbran

Join us as we recreate one of the great holiday trains of the golden age of railway travel with a journey around the beautiful Devon coast and onto the preserved Paignton to Dartmouth Railway with time available to discover the many charms of the ‘English Riviera’ - the famous annual Royal Regatta at Dartmouth will be in full swing with over 200 yachts, overhead flying displays, steam ships and various events on land, sea and in the air.

 

EXMOOR COAST STATESMAN
Saturday 5 September 2015
Departing From: Crewe, Nantwich, Shrewsbury, Wellington, Telford, Codsall, Wolverhampton, Tame Bridge Parkway, Rowley Regis, Stourbridge Jct, Kidderminster, Droitwich Spa, Worcester Shrub Hill, Ashchurch for Tewkesbury, Cheltenham Spa

This is a day tour from stations in the Midlands to the beautiful West Country as our train takes a journey through Bristol and the Somerset Levels and onto the West Somerset Railway – the longest heritage line in Britain with its magnificent scenery for a journey through the beautiful rolling Quantock Hills and along the Exmoor coast offering stunning views across the Bristol Channel to South Wales. There will be an afternoon sightseeing break in either historic Dunster or the popular seaside resort of Minehead.

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ENGLISH RIVIERA STATESMAN   SNOWDONIA STATESMAN

ENGLISH RIVIERA STATESMAN
Saturday 12 September 2015
Departing From: Derby, Long Eaton, East Midlands Parkway, Loughborough, Leicester, Narborough, Hinckley, Nuneaton, Coleshill Parkway, Birmingham New Street, Rowley Regis, Stourbridge Jct, Kidderminster

Join us for a wonderful day out with a journey through pretty Somerset and around the beautiful Devon coast with time available to discover the many charms of the ‘English Riviera’ with an afternoon sightseeing break in the seaside resorts of either Torquay or Paignton - Passing Powderham Castle and travelling alongside the stunning Exe Estuary with its pretty fishing boats and views across to the Jurassic Coast our train takes the exciting sea wall line as we race through tunnels and cuttings of red rock and along beaches and coves at Dawlish with the sea keeping company all the way to Newton Abbot.

 

SNOWDONIA STATESMAN
Saturday 19 September 2015
Departing From: High Wycombe, Princes Risborough, Haddenham & Thame Parkway, Bicester North, Banbury, Leamington Spa, Warwick Parkway, Dorridge, Solihull, Birmingham New Street, Wolverhampton

This is truly a day out to remember as ‘The Statesman’ celebrated train heads into North Wales for a journey along the spectacular coastal route with its sweeping sea views before reversing at Llandudno Junction and climbing high into the Snowdonia National Park and up the stunningly beautiful Conwy Valley passing through a region of haunting beauty and grandeur, of wild rocky mountains, hidden valleys, cascading rivers, still glacial lakes and deep forests. There is the option of spending time at either the popular Victorian tourist centre of Betws-y-Coed, or Blaenau Ffestiniog. We also have an optional excursion available offering a steam hauled journey on the famous Ffestiniog Railway.

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WEST HIGHLAND & JACOBITE STATESMAN   WEST HIGHLAND & JACOBITE STATESMAN

WEST HIGHLAND & JACOBITE STATESMAN
Friday 2 to Sunday 4 October 2015
Departing From: London Kings Cross, Potters Bar, Stevenage, Hitchin, St Neots , Huntingdon, Peterborough, Grantham, Newark Northgate, Retford, Doncaster, York

We are delighted to present a three day tour to the Highlands of Scotland at this most beautiful time of year with the Autumnal colours on full display – Travel will be on board the celebrated ‘Statesman’ train over the world famous award winning West Highland line, featuring some of the most dramatic and spectacular scenery Scotland has to offer with magnificent waterfalls, rippling burns & peaceful lochs - A memorable return journey to Mallaig on the steam hauled ‘Jacobite’ train is included and accommodation for two nights will be at quality 3 star hotels in the Fort William area.

 

WEST HIGHLAND & JACOBITE STATESMAN
Friday 9 to Sunday 11 October 2015
Departing From: Bristol Temple Meads, Bristol Parkway, Yate, Cheltenham Spa, Worcester Shrub Hill, Droitwich Spa, Kidderminster, Stourbridge Jct, Rowley Regis, Tame Bridge Parkway, Wolverhampton, Stafford, Crewe, Preston

We are delighted to present a three day tour to the Highlands of Scotland at this most beautiful time of year with the Autumnal colours on full display – Travel will be on board the celebrated ‘Statesman’ train over the world famous award winning West Highland line, featuring some of the most dramatic and spectacular scenery Scotland has to offer with magnificent waterfalls, rippling burns & peaceful lochs - A memorable return journey to Mallaig on the steam hauled ‘Jacobite’ train is included and accommodation for two nights will be at quality 3 star hotels in the Fort William area.

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SNOWDONIA STATESMAN   BATH CHRISTMAS STATESMAN

SNOWDONIA STATESMAN
Saturday 17 October 2015
Departing From: Didcot Parkway, Swindon, Kemble, Stroud, Stonehouse, Cheltenham Spa, Worcester Shrub Hill, Droitwich Spa, Kidderminster, Stourbridge Jct, Rowley Regis, Tame Bridge Parkway

This is truly a day out to remember as ‘The Statesman’ celebrated train heads into North Wales for a journey along the spectacular coastal route with its sweeping sea views before reversing at Llandudno Junction and climbing high into the Snowdonia National Park and up the stunningly beautiful Conwy Valley passing through a region of haunting beauty and grandeur, of wild rocky mountains, hidden valleys, cascading rivers, still glacial lakes and deep forests. There is the option of spending time at either the popular Victorian tourist centre of Betws-y-Coed, or Blaenau Ffestiniog. We also have an optional excursion available offering a steam hauled journey on the famous Ffestiniog Railway.

 

BATH CHRISTMAS STATESMAN
Saturday 28 November 2015
Departing from: Aberystwyth, Borth, Machynlleth, Caersws, Newtown, Welshpool, Shrewsbury, Wellington, Telford, Codsall, Wolverhampton, Tame Bridge Parkway, Birmingham International

This very special and unique tour commences from local stations along the Cambrian line and runs direct to Bath Spa - the beautiful Somerset city of Georgian elegance which has attracted visitors since Roman times. The famous Bath Abbey and Roman Baths provide an amazing backdrop as the city is decorated for the festive season.

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EDINBURGH CHRISTMAS STATESMAN   EDINBURGH CHRISTMAS STATESMAN

EDINBURGH CHRISTMAS STATESMAN
Saturday 5 December 2015
Departing from: Holyhead, Llanfairpwll, Bangor, Llandudno Jct, Colwyn Bay, Rhyl, Prestatyn, Flint , Shotton, Chester, Frodsham, Warrington Bank Quay, Wigan North Western, Preston

We are pleased to present one of our most popular tours as “The Statesman” train travels to the very heart of Scotland’s capital and Britain’s most beautiful city where shopping is always a unique experience but at Christmas - it’s truly magical, when the gardens beneath Edinburgh Castle are transformed into a Winter Wonderland with traditional Christmas markets, open air skating and thousands of twinkling festive lights.

 

EDINBURGH CHRISTMAS STATESMAN
Saturday 12 December 2015
Departing from: Wolverhampton, Codsall, Telford, Wellington, Shrewsbury, Whitchurch, Crewe, Warrington Bank Quay, Wigan North Western, Preston

We are pleased to present one of our most popular tours as “The Statesman” train travels to the very heart of Scotland’s capital and Britain’s most beautiful city where shopping is always a unique experience but at Christmas - it’s truly magical, when the gardens beneath Edinburgh Castle are transformed into a Winter Wonderland with traditional Christmas markets, open air skating and thousands of twinkling festive lights.

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  EDINBURGH CHRISTMAS STATESMAN
Saturday 19 December 2015
Departing from: Cambridge, Waterbeach, Ely, March, Peterborough, Grantham, Newark Northgate, Retford, Doncaster, York, Thirsk

We are pleased to present one of our most popular tours as “The Statesman” train travels to the very heart of Scotland’s capital and Britain’s most beautiful city where shopping is always a unique experience but at Christmas - it’s truly magical, when the gardens beneath Edinburgh Castle are transformed into a Winter Wonderland with traditional Christmas markets, open air skating and thousands of twinkling festive lights.

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