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.
Thursday 25th September - Sunday 28th September
This is your chance to take your seat in history and travel to the Ryder Cup in the very same carriages as Ryder Cup Captains Paul McGinley and Tom Watson did as part of a series of celebrations for this years Ryder Cup.
We offer a limited number of seats on board for the duration of the Ryder Cup from Thursday 25th to Sunday 28th September, we will be running a daily return service from Edinburgh Waverley and Glasgow Central to Gleneagles or Perth for the non golfers.
Guests will enjoy a nostalgic journey with a chance to experience either Gourmet Dining, Pullman First Class or Pullman Class all in historic carriages.
With over 50,000 spectators expected to descend on Gleneagles what better way to avoid the crowds and travel in unrivalled luxury, the experience will be unforgettable.
Full details can be found at www.rydercuptrain.co.uk
Revel in the majesty of historic York or extend your journey to magnificent Scarborough.
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.
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.
A wonderful 3-day trip to this modern hotel on the south bank. Situated only a short walk from Tate Modern and Tower Bridge.
Travel direct to Scotland’s beautiful capital city.
Join our special train to the south coast for a great day out with some lovely scenery and a choice of destinations.
Enjoy magnificent scenery and all the attractions of the Scottish capital.
Travel direct from coast to coast across the breadth of the country. Choice of destinations available.
4-Day break at the ideally located Terminus Nord Hotel.
Relive the glorious days of steam travel aboard our special to Scarborough with steam traction all the way from Skegness.
Enjoy a 4-day summer break at this completely refurbished, modern and conveniently located 4-star hotel.
Travel will be on board the celebrated ‘Statesman’ over the West Highland line, featuring amazing scenery.
This Annual special steam train, formerly known as The Lune Habitat, begins its trip at Carnforth.
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
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.)
*Unless the engine is having maintenance work at Carnforth.
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:
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…FIND OUT MORE →
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…