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ENGLISH RIVIERA STATESMAN
SATURDAY 13 MAY 2017
DEPARTING FROM: Crewe, Chester, Wrexham General, Ruabon, Gobowen, Shrewsbury, Wellington, Telford, Wolverhampton, Sandwell & Dudley, Birmingham New Street, Barnt Green

Join us for a wonderful day out with a journey through pretty Somerset and around the beautiful Devon coast with time available to discover the many charms of the ‘English Riviera’ with an afternoon sightseeing break in either Torquay or Paignton. Passing Powderham Castle and travelling alongside the stunning Exe Estuary with its pretty fishing boats and views across to the Jurassic Coast our train takes the exciting sea wall line as we race through tunnels and cuttings of red rock and alongside beaches and coves at Dawlish with the sea keeping company with the railway all the way to Newton Abbot.

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YORKSHIRE COAST STATESMAN
SATURDAY 3 JUNE 2017
DEPARTING FROM: Bristol Temple Meads, Bristol Parkway, Yate, Cam & Dursley, Cheltenham Spa, Barnt Green, Birmingham New Street, Water Orton, Tamworth, Burton on Trent, Derby, Belper

All timings shown are approximate and may be subject to change This very special tour offers a delightful journey through Yorkshire to the quintessential seaside resort of Scarborough. Passing through historic York we cross the River Ouse with magnificent views of the Minster towering over the city, then cross the Vale of York and follow the River Derwent past Kirkham Abbey with views of the North Yorkshire Moors and through the historic market town of Malton to delightful Scarborough for an afternoon break.

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YORKSHIRE COAST STATESMAN
SATURDAY 24 JUNE 2017
DEPARTING FROM: Cambridge, Ely, March, Peterborough, Stamford, Oakham, Melton Mowbray, Loughborough, East Midlands Parkway, Langley Mill, Alfreton, Chesterfield

All timings shown are approximate and may be subject to change This very special tour offers a delightful journey through Yorkshire to the quintessential seaside resort of Scarborough. Passing through historic York we cross the River Ouse with magnificent views of the Minster towering over the city, then cross the Vale of York and follow the River Derwent past Kirkham Abbey with views of the North Yorkshire Moors and through the historic market town of Malton to delightful Scarborough for an afternoon break.

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FELLSMAN
TUESDAY 11 JULY 2017
DEPARTING FROM: Lancaster, Preston, Blackburn, Clitheroe, Long Preston near Settle

The popular ‘Fellsman’ runs again on selected Tuesdays in summer 2017 for its 9th season offering a return steam hauled journey from Lancaster of over 270 miles over the spectacular ‘Settle to Carlisle Railway’ as we travel through the Yorkshire Dales and over the roof of England. With its great limestone peaks and deep valleys the legendary ‘Settle to Carlisle’ line is a masterpiece of Victorian engineering including the magnificent 24 arched viaduct at Ribblehead and the route has reopened following a recent 12 month closure. Time will be available for sightseeing in historic Carlisle - or perhaps alight at Appleby and take an optional tour of the Lake District by vintage coach and cruise on beautiful Ullswater.

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FELLSMAN
TUESDAY 25 JULY 2017
DEPARTING FROM: Lancaster, Preston, Blackburn, Clitheroe, Long Preston near Settle

The popular ‘Fellsman’ runs again on selected Tuesdays in summer 2017 for its 9th season offering a return steam hauled journey from Lancaster of over 270 miles over the spectacular ‘Settle to Carlisle Railway’ as we travel through the Yorkshire Dales and over the roof of England. With its great limestone peaks and deep valleys the legendary ‘Settle to Carlisle’ line is a masterpiece of Victorian engineering including the magnificent 24 arched viaduct at Ribblehead and the route has reopened following a recent 12 month closure. Time will be available for sightseeing in historic Carlisle - or perhaps alight at Appleby and take an optional tour of the Lake District by vintage coach and cruise on beautiful Ullswater.

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FELLSMAN
TUESDAY 1 AUGUST 2017
DEPARTING FROM: Lancaster, Preston, Blackburn, Clitheroe, Long Preston near Settle

The popular ‘Fellsman’ runs again on selected Tuesdays in summer 2017 for its 9th season offering a return steam hauled journey from Lancaster of over 270 miles over the spectacular ‘Settle to Carlisle Railway’ as we travel through the Yorkshire Dales and over the roof of England. With its great limestone peaks and deep valleys the legendary ‘Settle to Carlisle’ line is a masterpiece of Victorian engineering including the magnificent 24 arched viaduct at Ribblehead and the route has reopened following a recent 12 month closure. Time will be available for sightseeing in historic Carlisle - or perhaps alight at Appleby and take an optional tour of the Lake District by vintage coach and cruise on beautiful Ullswater.

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FELLSMAN
TUESDAY 22 AUGUST 2017
DEPARTING FROM: Lancaster, Preston, Blackburn, Clitheroe, Long Preston near Settle

The popular ‘Fellsman’ runs again on selected Tuesdays in summer 2017 for its 9th season offering a return steam hauled journey from Lancaster of over 270 miles over the spectacular ‘Settle to Carlisle Railway’ as we travel through the Yorkshire Dales and over the roof of England. With its great limestone peaks and deep valleys the legendary ‘Settle to Carlisle’ line is a masterpiece of Victorian engineering including the magnificent 24 arched viaduct at Ribblehead and the route has reopened following a recent 12 month closure. Time will be available for sightseeing in historic Carlisle - or perhaps alight at Appleby and take an optional tour of the Lake District by vintage coach and cruise on beautiful Ullswater.

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DARTMOUTH REGATTA STATESMAN
SATURDAY 26 AUGUST 2017
DEPARTING FROM: Wolverhampton, Tame Bridge Parkway, Birmingham New Street, Rowley Regis, Stourbridge Jct, Kidderminster, Droitwich Spa, Worcester Shrub Hill, Ashchurch for Tewkesbury, Cheltenham Spa

We recreate one of the great holiday trains of the golden age of railway travel with a journey around the beautiful Devon coast with time available to discover the many charms of the ‘English Riviera’ - the famous annual Royal Regatta at Dartmouth will be in full swing with over 200 yachts, overhead flying displays, steam ships and various events on land, sea and in the air.

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FELLSMAN
TUESDAY 29 AUGUST 2017
DEPARTING FROM: Lancaster, Preston, Blackburn, Clitheroe, Long Preston near Settle

The popular ‘Fellsman’ runs again on selected Tuesdays in summer 2017 for its 9th season offering a return steam hauled journey from Lancaster of over 270 miles over the spectacular ‘Settle to Carlisle Railway’ as we travel through the Yorkshire Dales and over the roof of England. With its great limestone peaks and deep valleys the legendary ‘Settle to Carlisle’ line is a masterpiece of Victorian engineering including the magnificent 24 arched viaduct at Ribblehead and the route has reopened following a recent 12 month closure. Time will be available for sightseeing in historic Carlisle - or perhaps alight at Appleby and take an optional tour of the Lake District by vintage coach and cruise on beautiful Ullswater.

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LAKELAND COAST STATESMAN
SATURDAY 16 SEPTEMBER 2017
DEPARTING FROM: Milton Keynes, Northampton, Rugby, Coventry, Birmingham International, Tame Bridge Parkway, Walsall, Cannock, Rugeley Town , Stafford, Crewe, Warrington Bank Quay

Enjoy a memorable day on board ‘The Statesman’ as we travel around the Cumbrian Coast, probably the most stunningly beautiful scenic coastal line in England through an area steeped in maritime history with spectacular views of the Lake District Mountains and the wide panoramic expanse of Morecambe Bay as we journey to Ravenglass, where there is the opportunity to ride the legendary Ravenglass & Eskdale railway into the Fells.

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WEST HIGHLAND & JACOBITE STATESMAN 1
FRIDAY 6 TO SUNDAY 8 OCTOBER 2017
DEPARTING FROM: Kettering, Market Harborough, Leicester, Loughborough, East Midlands Parkway, Langley Mill, Alfreton, Chesterfield, Chinley, Romiley, Manchester Victoria, Horwich Parkway, Preston

We are delighted to present a three day tour to the Highlands of Scotland at this most beautiful time of year with the Autumnal colours on full display – Travel will be on board the celebrated ‘Statesman’ diesel hauled train over the world famous award winning West Highland line, featuring some of the most dramatic and spectacular scenery Scotland has to offer with magnificent waterfalls, rippling burns & peaceful lochs - A memorable return journey to Mallaig on the steam hauled ‘Jacobite’ train is included and accommodation for two nights will be at quality 3 star hotels in the Fort William area.

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WEST HIGHLAND & JACOBITE STATESMAN 2
FRIDAY 27 TO SUNDAY 29 OCTOBER 2017
DEPARTING FROM: High Wycombe, Princes Risborough, Haddenham & Thame Pwy, Bicester North, Banbury, Leamington Spa, Warwick Parkway, Solihull, Birmingham New Street, Wolverhampton, Stafford, Crewe, Warrington Bank Quay, Preston

We are delighted to present a three day tour to the Highlands of Scotland at this most beautiful time of year with the Autumnal colours on full display – Travel will be on board the celebrated ‘Statesman’ diesel hauled train over the world famous award winning West Highland line, featuring some of the most dramatic and spectacular scenery Scotland has to offer with magnificent waterfalls, rippling burns & peaceful lochs - A memorable return journey to Mallaig on the steam hauled ‘Jacobite’ train is included and accommodation for two nights will be at quality 3 star hotels in the Fort William and Glencoe area.

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SALISBURY & BATH SPA CHRISTMAS STATESMAN
SATURDAY 25 NOVEMBER 2017
DEPARTING FROM: Derby, Long Eaton, East Midlands Parkway, Loughborough, Leicester, Market Harborough, Kettering, Wellingborough, Bedford, Luton

This very special and unique tour on board ‘The Statesman’ land cruise train commences from local stations in the East Midlands and offers a visit to two historic south west destinations which are both famous for their spectacular Christmas Markets and visitor attractions, so the choice is yours in which you choose to spend the afternoon but please remember it is not possible to visit both.

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EDINBURGH CHRISTMAS STATESMAN
SATURDAY 2 DECEMBER 2017
DEPARTING FROM: Holyhead, Llanfairpwll, Bangor, Llandudno Jct, Colwyn Bay, Rhyl, Prestatyn, Flint, Chester, Frodsham, Warrington Bank Quay, Wigan North Western, Preston

We are pleased to present one of our most popular tours as our train travels to the very heart of Scotland’s capital and Britain’s most beautiful city where shopping is always a unique experience but at Christmas - it’s truly magical, when the gardens beneath Edinburgh Castle are transformed into a Winter Wonderland with traditional Christmas markets, open air skating and thousands of twinkling festive lights.

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