• The Jacobite
  • Scarborough Spa Express
The Scottish Highlands

Fort William – Mallaig

Line used in the filming of the ‘Harry Potter’ movies.

Monday 12th May – Friday 24th October

Regarded as ‘The Greatest Railway Journey in the World’, due mainly to the stunning scenery. The 84 mile round trip will take you past Britain’s highest mountain, deepest Loch, shortest river and most westerly station en-route to Mallaig, one of the world’s most picturesque fishing villages.

Morning Service

12th May to 24th October

Monday to Friday

21st June to 21st September

Saturdays and Sundays

Afternoon Service

2nd June to 29th August 2014

Monday to Friday

Adults Standard
Return Only


Children Standard
Return Only


North & West Yorkshire

York to Scarborough

or Normanton, Wakefield, Leeds, Castleford to

York or Scarborough
Revel in the majesty of historic York or extend your journey to magnificent Scarborough.

Tuesday 15th July – Thursday 28th August

Travel by steam in traditional carriages across Yorkshire’s beautiful countryside. From York to Scarborough or from Normanton, Wakefield, Woodlesford (Leeds) or Castleford to York or Scarborough.

The service will run Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday each week

Plus Bank Holiday Monday (25th August)

Adults Standard
Return From


Children under 16
with paying adult


Scarborough photos

What better way to share this unique experience with your family and friends, watch the smile on their face when they realise they will be travelling on the greatest railway journey in the world. Or treat yourself and guarantee your seat on the Jacobite, Fort William to Mallaig.

West Coast Railways Gala

Here you will find details of our one-off Charter train journeys, also fabulous breaks to Edinburgh & Paris. You will find details on how to book when you click more info, we have also included details of some trips to book through Statesman Rail including the West Highland & Jacobite Weekend.

Luxury Ryder Cup Train

Departing – Edinburgh
Thursday 25th – Sunday 28th September

Your chance to travel in unrivalled luxury to the Ryder Cup for an unforgettable experience.

Edinburgh via Settle Carlisle (2014)

Departing – Cleethorpes
Saturday 12th April

Enjoy magnificent scenery and all the attractions of the Scottish capital.

North Wales Coast Express (2014)

Departing – Bridlington
Saturday 19th April

Travel direct from coast to coast across the breadth of the country. Choice of destinations available.

Springtime in Paris (2014)

Departing – Hull
Friday 9th May

4-Day break at the ideally located Terminus Nord Hotel.

Scarborough Steam Special (2014)

Departing – Skegness
Saturday 17th May

Relive the glorious days of steam travel aboard our special to Scarborough with steam traction all the way from Skegness.

The Mercure Bloomsbury (2014)

Departing – Hull
Friday 1st August

Enjoy a 4-day summer break at this completely refurbished, modern and conveniently located 4-star hotel.

West Highland & Jacobite Statesman

Departing – Leicester & High Wycombe
Friday 3 to Sunday 5 October &
Friday 17 to Sunday 19 October 2014

Travel will be on board the celebrated ‘Statesman’ over the West Highland line, featuring amazing scenery.

Lune Rivers Trust-Steam train to York

Departing – Carnforth
Saturday 4th October 2014

This Annual special steam train, formerly known as The Lune Habitat, begins its trip at Carnforth.

Advanced Notice of Charters for Autumn 2014


Departs Saturday September 13th 2014 from St. Neots, Huntingdon, Peterboro’, Grantham, Newark, Retford – Doncaster.


Departs Saturday 11th October 2014 from Cleethorpes, Grimsby, Habrough, Barnetby, Scunthorpe and Thorne


Departs Saturday 6th December 2014 from Doncaster, Retford, Newark, Grantham, Peterboro’, Huntingdon and St Neots.


Departs Saturday 13th December 2014 from Skegness, Wainfleet, Boston, Heckington and Sleaford.

All the above tours can be booked now, call: 01524 732 100

Standard class £64.00 First Class £84.00 Premier Dining £164.00

Supplement for a private table for two in first class or dining £9.00 per person

Amazing Photos of the Jacobite Journey.

Sure to bring the memories flooding back.

Sit back and enjoy

Images courtesy of Dick Manton and Ben Collier.

www.vision-photos.co.uk Dickmanton1@aol.com

Sit back and enjoy beautiful food and wines served at your table – by our team of expert caterers – this service is available on selected journeys and private hire. (Not available on the Jacobite & Scarborough Spa steam trains.)



Operating alongside West Coast Railways, CRRES is one of only a very small number of UK companies able to offer an extensive restoration service.

Within its workshop facilities CRRES can provide:

  • Full or partial overhaul of locomotives – steam and diesel
  • Full or partial overhaul of rolling stock
  • Programmed maintenance of locomotives and rolling stock
  • Restoration services
  • Joinery and other craftsmen services
  • Repaints and refits
Restoration service

CRRES employs a labour force skilled to a level now rare in this country, particularly in the field of steam locomotive restoration.

Clients include private locomotive owners, preservation groups and many of the UK’s best known preserved railways…

About WCR

West Coast Railways (WCR)

Carnforth, Lancashire

West Coast Railways (WCR) is an independent Train Operating Company and since 1998 has specialised in operating charter trains, both in its own right and on behalf of tour operators, along some of the UK’s most famous and scenic routes and to many beautiful destinations.

The Company’s main base is at Carnforth, Lancashire and in 2014 it will be operating more services than ever, including our timetabled services and special one day and weekend rail tours…