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Vintage Trains - Mainline Steam Train Tours - Tyseley Open Days - The Shakespeare Express

Valentines Express

Sat 14 Feb 2015

4965 Rood Ashton Hall
Sat 14 Feb 2015 - Tyseley to Oxford
4-Course Valentine’s Lunch in Premier Class

Tyseley, Birmingham Snow Hill to Oxford. Return to Solihull and Tyseley
Out via North Cotswold line. Rtn via Banbury.




14 Feb - Valentines Express - 4965

7 Mar - Red Dragon - 4965

21 Mar - Cumbrian Jubilee - 5690

18 Apr - Coastal Explorer - 5043


New - Online Gift Shop

VT Online Gift Shop

Click this image/link against sales items


VT Office - 0121 708 4960 

Red Dragon

Sat 7 Mar 2015

4965 Rood Ashton Hall
Sat 7 Mar 2015
Tyseley to Cardiff

Tyseley, Birmingham Snow Hill and Worcester Shrub Hill
via Old Hill, Gloucester, Chepstow, Severn Estuary.



7029 Clun Castle Appeal

Please help return Clun Castle to the mainline.
See 7029 Appeal page

Purchase VT sales items and support the appeal

DVD - Building a Castle at Swindon

VT Books

Sales items aid the 7029 appeal


Shakespeare Express

Sundays only : 19 July - 6 September 2015

Birmingham - Henley - Stratford-upon-Avon.
Choice of round trips.

Optional : Breakfast from B'ham; Luncheon from Stratford or Henley; High Tea back to B'ham.

Shakespeare Express (provisional) Information

Cumbrian Jubilee

Sat 21 Mar 2015

5690 Leander
Sat 21 Mar 2015
Tyseley to Carlisle

Tyseley, Birmingham New Street, Wolverhampton, Stafford and Crewe to Carlisle
via Shap and Settle & Carlisle line



Recent Website Changes

Online Booking : Tickets and Dining for ALL Vintage Trains Tours & The Shakespeare Express can now be booked online. Please look for the green "online ticket office booking button" on each tour page.

Vintage Trains 2015 Calendars available

Vintage Trains Greetings Cards available


Photographs of Lindum Christmas Fayre

Photographs of Pannier Rambler

Further Tour Photograph Galleries


Other recent website changes




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