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 Fellsman.
Departing – each Wednesday, from 12th June until August 28th
As seen on BBC’s ‘Great British Railway Journeys’
Lune Rivers Trust
Departing – Saturday 28th September 2013
A terrific family day out. Departs from Carnforth, Wennington & Bentham.
West Highland & Jacobite Statesman Weekend
Departing – Friday 27 to Sunday 29 September 2013 & Friday 11 to Sunday 13 October 2013
Shrewsbury & Welsh Borders
Departing – Saturday 5th October 2013
Join us for a nostalgic day out and enjoy the thrill of steam haulage.
Departing – Wednesday 9th October 2013
A circular tour around the English Lake District offering views that are second to none.
Channel Coast Express –
Departing – Saturday 12th October 2013
Enjoy the seaside attractions of historic Hastings.
Edinburgh Christmas Special 2013 (1)
Departing – Saturday 7th December 2013
Enjoy pre-Christmas Edinburgh in this direct charter.
Edinburgh Christmas Special 2013 (2)
Departing – Saturday 14 December 2013
Missed last weekend? Join us on this 2nd visit.
Shrewsbury & Welsh Borders (2014)
Departing – Saturday February 15th 2014
Enjoy the thrill of steam and take in the scenery of the Welsh Borders.
Edinburgh 4-Star 3-Day Break (2014)
Departing – Saturday 22nd March 2014
Travel direct to Scotland’s beautiful capital city.
Enjoy an extended summer break at this completely refurbished, modern and conveniently located four star hotel
Departs Friday 9th August 2013 for four days
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 2013 it will be operating more services than ever, including our timetabled services and special one day and weekend rail tours…