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SETTLE & CARLISLE STATESMAN
Saturday 7 May 2016
Departing from: Hull, Brough, Gilberdyke, Selby, Wakefield Kirkgate, Brighouse, Sowerby Bridge, Hebden Bridge, Burnley Manchester Road, Blackburn

This is one of our most popular tours and is a perennial favourite with many of our repeat customers as it includes a journey over the entire majestic route of the famous Settle to Carlisle railway, with its great limestone peaks and deep valleys we travel over no fewer than 19 viaducts and through 12 tunnels on this masterpiece of Victorian engineering - including the famous Ribblehead Viaduct.  Following an afternoon break in the historic border city of Carlisle our memorable journey continues over the little used but highly scenic Cumbrian coastal line through Ravenglass and around Morecambe Bay with the backdrop of the Lakeland Mountains and Irish Sea.

 

SETTLE & CARLISLE STATESMAN
Saturday 14 May 2016
Departing from: Hereford, Ledbury, Great Malvern, Worcester Foregate Street, Droitwich Spa, Kidderminster, Stourbridge Jct, Rowley Regis, Walsall, Cannock, Rugeley Town

This is one of our most popular tours and is a perennial favourite with many of our repeat customers as it includes a journey over the entire majestic route of the famous Settle to Carlisle railway, with its great limestone peaks and deep valleys we travel over no fewer than 19 viaducts and through 12 tunnels on this masterpiece of Victorian engineering - including the famous Ribblehead Viaduct.  Following an afternoon break in the historic border city of Carlisle our memorable journey continues over the little used but highly scenic Cumbrian coastal line through Ravenglass and around Morecambe Bay with the backdrop of the Lakeland Mountains and Irish Sea.

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  LAKELAND COAST STATESMAN
Saturday 2 July 2016
Departing from: High Wycombe, Princes Risborough, Haddenham & Thame Parkway, Bicester North, Banbury, Leamington Spa, Coventry, Nuneaton, Tamworth, Lichfield

SETTLE & CARLISLE STATESMAN
Saturday 21 May 2016
Departing from: Aberystwyth, Machynlleth, Caersws, Newtown, Welshpool, Shrewsbury, Whitchurch, Crewe, Warrington Bank Quay, Wigan North Western

This is one of our most popular tours and is a perennial favourite with many of our repeat customers as it includes a journey over the entire majestic route of the famous Settle to Carlisle railway, with its great limestone peaks and deep valleys we travel over no fewer than 19 viaducts and through 12 tunnels on this masterpiece of Victorian engineering - including the famous Ribblehead Viaduct.  Following an afternoon break in the historic border city of Carlisle our memorable journey continues over the little used but highly scenic Cumbrian coastal line through Ravenglass and around Morecambe Bay with the backdrop of the Lakeland Mountains and Irish Sea.

 

LAKELAND COAST STATESMAN
Saturday 2 July 2016
Departing from: High Wycombe, Princes Risborough, Haddenham & Thame Parkway, Bicester North, Banbury, Leamington Spa, Coventry, Nuneaton, Tamworth, Lichfield

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 steam railway into the Fells.

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SETTLE & CARLISLE STATESMAN
Saturday 9 July 2016
Departing from: Holyhead, Llanfairpwll, Bangor, Penmaenmawr, Llandudno Jct, Colwyn Bay, Rhyl, Prestatyn, Flint, Chester, Frodsham, Warrington Bank Quay, Wigan North Western, Leyland  
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SETTLE & CARLISLE STATESMAN
Saturday 9 July 2016
Departing from: Holyhead, Llanfairpwll, Bangor, Penmaenmawr, Llandudno Jct, Colwyn Bay, Rhyl, Prestatyn, Flint, Chester, Frodsham, Warrington Bank Quay, Wigan North Western, Leyland

This is one of our most popular tours and is a perennial favourite with many of our repeat customers as it includes a journey over the entire majestic route of the famous Settle to Carlisle railway, with its great limestone peaks and deep valleys we travel over no fewer than 19 viaducts and through 12 tunnels on this masterpiece of Victorian engineering - including the famous Ribblehead Viaduct.  Following an afternoon break in the historic border city of Carlisle our memorable journey continues over the little used but highly scenic Cumbrian coastal line through Ravenglass and around Morecambe Bay with the backdrop of the Lakeland Mountains and Irish Sea.

 

SUSSEX COAST STATESMAN
Saturday 16 July 2016
Departing from: Cardiff, Newport, Severn Tunnel Jct, Chepstow, Lydney, Gloucester, Stonehouse, Stroud, Kemble, Swindon

This is an ideal summer day out on board ‘The Statesman’ for a direct journey to the sunny Sussex coast where there is a choice of spending around four hours in vibrant Brighton, or, continuing onto elegant Eastbourne for a two hour break. Our train takes the North London line to Clapham Junction where we join the Brighton line for a fast run past Gatwick Airport and towards the lovely Sussex Downs.

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  LAKELAND COAST STATESMAN
Saturday 30 July 2016
Departing from: Crewe, Shrewsbury, Wellington, Telford, Wolverhampton, Tame Bridge Parkway, Birmingham International, Coventry, Rugby, Northampton, Milton Keynes

SUSSEX COAST STATESMAN
Saturday 23 July 2016
Departing from: Chester, Crewe, Shrewsbury, Wellington, Telford, Wolverhampton, Tame Bridge Parkway, Birmingham International, Coventry, Rugby, Northampton, Milton Keynes

This is an ideal summer day out on board ‘The Statesman’ for a direct journey to the sunny Sussex coast where there is a choice of spending around four hours in vibrant Brighton, or, continuing onto elegant Eastbourne for a two hour break. Our train takes the North London line to Clapham Junction where we join the Brighton line for a fast run past Gatwick Airport and towards the lovely Sussex Downs.

 

LAKELAND COAST STATESMAN
Saturday 30 July 2016
Departing from: Derby, Long Eaton, East Midlands Parkway, Loughborough, Leicester, Narborough, Hinckley, Nuneaton, Tamworth

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 steam railway into the Fells.

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EASTBOURNE FLYER
Saturday 13 August 2016
Departing from: Coventry, Birmingham International, Birmingham New Street, Barnt Green, Droitwich Spa, Worcester Shrub Hill, Cheltenham Spa, Stonehouse, Stroud, Kemble, Swindon

CANTERBURY & WHITE CLIFFS STATESMAN
Saturday 6 August 2016
Departing from: Exeter St David’s, Honiton, Axminster, Crewkerne, Yeovil Jct, Sherborne, Templecombe, Gillingham, Salisbury, Andover, Basingstoke, Woking

This is a fabulous train offering a circular tour through pretty South East England with features including the journey through the picturesque Garden of England and around the beautiful Kent coast with the beautiful white cliffs towering above the train – the highlight of the day being an afternoon break for sightseeing in historic Canterbury.

EASTBOURNE FLYER
Saturday 13 August 2016
Departing from: Doncaster, Retford, Newark Northgate, Grantham, Peterborough, March, Ely, Cambridge, Royston, Hitchin, Stevenage

This is a day out not to be missed as we travel to Eastbourne on the sunny Sussex coast where the biggest annual ‘free’ airshow in Britain is staged on the promenade and seashore. Aerial displays could possibly include the ‘Red Arrows’, ‘Battle of Britain Memorial flight’, the ‘Falcon freefall parachute team’ and many, many more international aircraft offering acrobatic and land displays.

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BEAMISH & DURHAM STATESMAN
Saturday 20 August 2016
Departing from: Cambridge, Ely, March, Peterborough, Stamford, Oakham, Melton Mowbray, Loughborough, East Midlands Parkway, Long Eaton, Derby, Belper DARTMOUTH REGATTA STATESMAN
Saturday 27 August 2016
Departing from: Derby, Long Eaton, East Midlands Parkway, Loughborough, Leicester, Narborough, Hinckley, Nuneaton, Coleshill Parkway, Barnt Green

BEAMISH & DURHAM STATESMAN
Saturday 20 August 2016
Departing from: Cambridge, Ely, March, Peterborough, Stamford, Oakham, Melton Mowbray, Loughborough, East Midlands Parkway, Long Eaton, Derby, Belper

We present a scenic journey to the spectacular and beautiful North East with its landscape of iconic landmarks as we travel through the Vale of York with views of the Yorkshire Moors to the historic city of Durham or onward to Newcastle for an afternoon sightseeing break. This tour offers a choice of leisure time in Durham, Newcastle - or an optional visit to the award winning Beamish Open Air Museum.

DARTMOUTH REGATTA STATESMAN
Saturday 27 August 2016
Departing from: Derby, Long Eaton, East Midlands Parkway, Loughborough, Leicester, Narborough, Hinckley, Nuneaton, Coleshill Parkway, Barnt Green

Join us as we recreate one of the great holiday trains of the golden age of railway travel with a journey around the beautiful Devon coast and onto the preserved Paignton to Dartmouth Railway 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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BEAMISH & DURHAM STATESMAN
Saturday 3 September 2016
Departing from: Hereford, Leominster, Ludlow, Craven Arms, Church Stretton, Shrewsbury, Crewe , Hartford, Warrington Bank Quay, Newton-le-Willows, Manchester Victoria YORKSHIRE COAST STATESMAN
Saturday 10 September 2016
Departing from: Stevenage, Hitchin, St Neots, Huntingdon, Peterborough, Stamford, Oakham, Melton Mowbray, Loughborough, East Midlands Parkway, Long Eaton, Derby

BEAMISH & DURHAM STATESMAN
Saturday 3 September 2016
Departing from: Hereford, Leominster, Ludlow, Craven Arms, Church Stretton, Shrewsbury, Crewe , Hartford, Warrington Bank Quay, Newton-le-Willows, Manchester Victoria

We present a scenic journey to the spectacular and beautiful North East with its landscape of iconic landmarks as we travel through the Vale of York with views of the Yorkshire Moors to the historic city of Durham or onward to Newcastle for an afternoon sightseeing break. This tour offers a choice of leisure time in Durham, Newcastle - or an optional visit to the award winning Beamish Open Air Museum.

YORKSHIRE COAST STATESMAN
Saturday 10 September 2016
Departing from: Stevenage, Hitchin, St Neots, Huntingdon, Peterborough, Stamford, Oakham, Melton Mowbray, Loughborough, East Midlands Parkway, Long Eaton, Derby

This very special tour offers a delightful journey through Yorkshire to the quintessential seaside resort of Scarborough for an afternoon break, or an optional visit to Castle Howard which is rated as one of the world’s top ten greatest mansions and grand houses and was the location of the legendary TV drama ‘Brideshead Revisited’.

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YORKSHIRE COAST STATESMAN
Saturday 17 September 2016
Departing from: High Wycombe, Princes Risborough, Haddenham & Thame Parkway, Bicester North, Banbury, Leamington Spa, Warwick Parkway, Dorridge, Solihull, Water Orton, Tamworth, Burton on Trent CANTERBURY & WHITE CLIFFS STATESMAN
Saturday 24 September 2016
Departing from: Stafford, Wolverhampton, Tame Bridge Parkway, Birmingham International, Coventry, Rugby, Northampton, Milton Keynes, Leighton Buzzard, Hemel Hempstead

YORKSHIRE COAST STATESMAN
Saturday 17 September 2016
Departing from: High Wycombe, Princes Risborough, Haddenham & Thame Parkway, Bicester North, Banbury, Leamington Spa, Warwick Parkway, Dorridge, Solihull, Water Orton, Tamworth, Burton on Trent

This very special tour offers a delightful journey through Yorkshire to the quintessential seaside resort of Scarborough for an afternoon break, or an optional visit to Castle Howard which is rated as one of the world’s top ten greatest mansions and grand houses and was the location of the legendary TV drama ‘Brideshead Revisited’.

CANTERBURY & WHITE CLIFFS STATESMAN
Saturday 24 September 2016
Departing from: Stafford, Wolverhampton, Tame Bridge Parkway, Birmingham International, Coventry, Rugby, Northampton, Milton Keynes, Leighton Buzzard, Hemel Hempstead

This is a fabulous train offering a circular tour through pretty South East England with features including the journey through the picturesque Garden of England and around the beautiful Kent coast with the beautiful white cliffs towering above the train – the highlight of the day being an afternoon break for sightseeing in historic Canterbury.

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LORD OF THE ISLES
Saturday 15 to Monday 17 October 2016
Departing from: Swindon, Kemble, Stroud, Stonehouse, Cheltenham Spa, Worcester Shrub Hill, Droitwich Spa, Kidderminster, Stourbridge Jct, Rowley Regis, Wolverhampton, Telford, Wellington, Shrewsbury, Crewe, Preston

WEST HIGHLAND & JACOBITE STATESMAN
Friday 7 to Sunday 9 October 2016
Departing from: London Kings Cross, Potters Bar, Stevenage, Hitchin, St Neots, Huntingdon, Peterborough, Grantham, Newark Northgate, Retford, Doncaster, York

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.

LORD OF THE ISLES
Saturday 15 to Monday 17 October 2016
Departing from: Swindon, Kemble, Stroud, Stonehouse, Cheltenham Spa, Worcester Shrub Hill, Droitwich Spa, Kidderminster, Stourbridge Jct, Rowley Regis, Wolverhampton, Telford, Wellington, Shrewsbury, Crewe, Preston

Enjoy a superb three day weekend break to the Highlands of Scotland at this most beautiful time of year with purple heather carpeting the mountains and autumn leaves turning to a burnished gold – Travel is on board the celebrated ‘Statesman’ train over the Highland line to Inverness plus a return journey over the spectacular and remote route to Kyle of Lochalsh with an off train excursion to magnificent Eilean Donan Castle, we cross impressive bridges and viaducts with views of cascading waterfalls and tranquil lochs on this memorable tour. Overnight accommodation will be in quality 3 or 4 star hotels in Inverness with all rooms en-suite.

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LORD OF THE ISLES
Saturday 22 to Monday 24 October 2016
Departing from: London Euston, Watford Jct, Hemel Hempstead, Leighton Buzzard, Milton Keynes, Northampton, Rugby, Coventry, Nuneaton, Tamworth, Stafford, Crewe, Warrington Bank Quay, Preston

LORD OF THE ISLES
Saturday 22 to Monday 24 October 2016
Departing from: London Euston, Watford Jct, Hemel Hempstead, Leighton Buzzard, Milton Keynes, Northampton, Rugby, Coventry, Nuneaton, Tamworth, Stafford, Crewe, Warrington Bank Quay, Preston

Enjoy a superb three day weekend break to the Highlands of Scotland at this most beautiful time of year with purple heather carpeting the mountains and autumn leaves turning to a burnished gold – Travel is on board the celebrated ‘Statesman’ train over the Highland line to Inverness plus a return journey over the spectacular and remote route to Kyle of Lochalsh with an off train excursion to magnificent Eilean Donan Castle, we cross impressive bridges and viaducts with views of cascading waterfalls and tranquil lochs on this memorable tour. Overnight accommodation will be in quality 3 or 4 star hotels in Inverness with all rooms en-suite.

WEST HIGHLAND & JACOBITE STATESMAN
Saturday 29 to Monday 31 October 2016
Departing from: Chepstow, Severn Tunnel Jct, Cwmbran, Abergavenny, Hereford, Leominster, Ludlow, Craven Arms, Church Stretton, Shrewsbury, Gobowen, Wrexham General, Chester , Frodsham, Warrington Bank Quay, Wigan North Western, 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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