The Yorkshireman

Saturday 30th June 2018


Prices from: £139


**Fully booked in all classes**

Join us for a main line steam run from London’s Ealing Broadway station to York.


Departure Date: 30-Jun-2018
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The city of York is world famous for its variety of visitor attractions and home to the National Railway Museum. We travel north via the Midland Main Line stopping at stations to pick up further passengers. Our train will be hauled between Ealing Broadway and York by 60103 Flying Scotsman.

Our train leaves London Ealing Broadway at around 06:25 hauled by “Flying Scotsman”. At Dudding Hill Junction we take the Brent curve and join the Midland Main Line (MML) at Cricklewood. We head north and stop at St. Albans, Luton, Bedford and Kettering, to pick up further passengers.

We leave the MML after Kettering and take the former Midland Railway Nottingham direct line. We pass through Corby Station, opened in 2009 to replace the original which was closed in 1966. We climb to the famous Harringworth Viaduct, the longest masonry viaduct in Britain. From the end of the viaduct there is a long, stiff climb up to Wing Tunnel and then it is downhill to Manton Junction, and through Rutland’s county town of Oakham.

Our last stop to pick up passengers is at Melton Mowbray. We continue to Syston Junction and take the sharp right curve to join the MML from Leicester. We pass through Loughborough and join the Erewash Valley Line at Trent Junction. After Chesterfield we take the ‘Old Road’ to Rotherham and continue through Conisbrough to Doncaster. Here we join the East Coast Main Line and can expect a fast run to York, where we arrive in the early afternoon.

York is well known for its Minster, Castle and city walls. The Snickelways, famous medieval alleys and narrow streets, and The Shambles, are well worth exploring. The National Railway Museum, the many shops and museums, ensure that there is something on offer for everybody.

Our train leaves York at around 17:25 and returns to London Ealing Broadway diesel hauled. We stop at the same stations as on the outward journey, to set down passengers.

Train Fares

Fares Adult Junior Family
Premier £305 £200 £910
First £215 £140 £640
Standard £139 £105 £436

Premier Dining includes a full English breakfast and a four course dinner silver served at your seat.

First Class includes morning coffee with a variety of tulip muffins and afternoon tea with a savoury of the day followed by a selection of cakes and fancies.

Standard Class includes a reserved seat usually at a table for four.

Tables for two can be guaranteed in Premier Dining and First Class for a supplement of £25 per person (subject to availability).

A buffet car is available and serves tea, coffee, snacks and light refreshments.


Train Timings

Updated approximate timings shown

Station Outward Return
Ealing Broadway 06:10 23:00
St Albans 07:35 21:55
Luton 07:51 21:35
Bedford 08:17 21:11
Kettering 09:50 20:35
Melton Mowbray 10:43 19:48
York 13:51 17:15