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Shakespeare Express

Shakespeare Express 2014

Every Sunday 20 July - 7 September 2014
Affordable Mainline Express Steam Train
Operates between : Birmingham, Henley and Stratford-upon-Avon. Premier dining option

From Birmingham (SH, MS, Tyseley), Henley or 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 Information >>



20 Jul to 7 Sep (Sundays) - Shakespeare Express

20 Sep - Welsh Marches - 5043

04 Oct - Cotswold Explorer - 5043

26 Oct - Tyseley Open Day


VT Office - 0121 708 4960 



Welsh Marches

Sat 20 Sep 2014

5043 Earl of Mount Edgcumbe
Sat 20 Sep 2014
Re-run of Mike Notley/Steam Railway Magazine 'Railtour Of The Year 2013'

Tyseley, Birmingham Moor Street, and Birmingham Snow Hill to Gloucester, Chepstow, Abergavenny and Hereford (returns to Birmingham New Street and Tyseley only).



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 >>



Cotswold Explorer

Sat 4 Oct 2014

5043 Earl of Mount Edgcumbe
Sat 4 Oct 2014
Re-run of Mike Notley/Steam Railway Magazine 'Railtour Of The Year 2012'

Tyseley, Birmingham Moor Street, Birmingham Snow Hill and Worcester Shrub Hill to Oxford.
Out via Golden Valley.
Rtn via North Cotswold 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.

Photographs of 1Z48 >>

Photographs of The Midlander >>

Photographs of Whistling Ghost >>

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