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Steam Trains - Tours and Tyseley Open Days

5043 at Blakedown
5043 Earl of Mount Edgcumbe at Wyfordby 23/11/13 - David Evans

Vintage Trains Programme

This page summarises our current programme.

All scheduled engines are subject to availability.

All bookings are subject to Vintage Trains Standard Conditions of Booking and Travel. Please ensure that you have read the Booking & Travel Notes page. All bookings are subject to Vintage Trains Standard Conditions of Booking and Travel.

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Tour Date Tour Name / Event Name   Locomotives (DH=Double-Headed) Stations & Route / Attractions

Sat 26 April

The Devonian

revised tour date & pick ups

Dsl D1015 Western Champion
and P&DSR Local Steam
Tyseley, Birmingham Snow Hill, Stourbridge Junction, Worcester Shrub Hill and Bristol TM to Kingswear via the Paignton & Dartmouth Steam Railway
Sat 10 May
Celebration Tours : 7029 Clun Castle Record Run 50th Anniversary Stm
Dsl
5043 Earl of Mount Edgcumbe
D1015 Western Champion
Solihull, Warwick Parkway, Banbury, Oxford & Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth.
Train splits for two separate return runs (see below)
Sat 10 May One-Zulu-48
Stm
Dsl
5043 Earl of Mount Edgcumbe
D1015 Western Champion
Solihull, Warwick Parkway, Banbury, Oxford & Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth & return.
(Steam - Plymouth to Oxford)
Sat 10 May Western Lickeys the Banks
Dsl D1015 Western Champion Out : Solihull, Warwick Parkway, Banbury, Oxford & Bristol Temple Meads to Plymouth.
Rtn : Plymouth to Bristol TM, Birmingham New St, Tyseley via Lickey Bank
(Diesel hydraulic - 501 miles - limited load on rtn)
Sat 24 May Seaside Flyer Stm 5043 Earl of Mount Edgcumbe Tyseley, Wolverhampton, Stafford and Crewe to Llandudno. (added attraction Llandudno Air Tattoo)
Fri 6 June Steaming to Victory Stm 4965 “Rood Ashton Hall” OR
5043 “Earl of Mount Edgcumbe”
Birmingham to Gloucester

Joint promotion with 'Train of Events'
Sat 14 June Whistling Ghost II Stm 5043 Earl of Mount Edgcumbe
and WSR Local Steam
Tyseley, Birmingham Moor Street, Stourbridge Junction, Worcester Shrub Hill and Bristol Temple Meads to Minehead via West Somerset Railway
Sat 28 June The Midlander Stm 46233 Duchess of Sutherland Tyseley to Birmingham NS. Then non-stop steam from Birmingham New Street to London Euston. Return via Nuneaton and Coleshill Parkway to Tyseley.
Sat 5 July
Sun 6 July
Tyseley Open Day Stm
Dsl
46233 Duchess of Sutherland plus others t.b.a. t.b.a.
Sat 12 July Scarborough Flyer Stm 46233 Duchess of Sutherland Tyseley, Coleshill Parkway, Tamworth, Burton, Derby to York and Scarborough
Every Sunday
20 July to 7 Sept
Shakespeare Express Stm 4965 Rood Ashton Hall,
5043 Earl of Mount Edgcumbe,
or guest loco - t.b.a.
Birmingham Snow Hill, Birmingham Moor Street, Tyseley, Henley, Stratford - choice of 2 round trips from Birmingham or 1 round trip from Henley or Stratford.
Sat 20 Sep Welsh Marches Stm 5043 Earl of Mount Edgcumbe Tyseley, Birmingham Moor Street and Birmingham Snow Hill to Hereford via Chepstow. Returning past Shrewsbury to Birmingham New Street and Tyseley only.
Sat 4 Oct Cotswold Explorer Stm 5043 Earl of Mount Edgcumbe Tyseley, Birmingham Moor Street, Birmingham Snow Hill and Worcester Shrub Hill to Oxford. Out via Golden Valley. Rtn via North Cotswold line.

 

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