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Vintage Trains / Shakespeare Express

Warwick Road, Tyseley, Birmingham, West Midlands, B11 2HL

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Vintage Trains' home depot is at Tyseley Locomotive Works in Tyseley, Birmingham, providing an excellent starting point for the year-round steam hauled railtours to destinations throughout the UK.

Vintage Trains also offers The Shakespeare Express steam service between Birmingham and Stratford on summer Sundays, providing a unique opportunity for passengers to step back in time to the more elegant and romantic days of train travel, complete with a variety of on-board dining options including Sunday lunch.

2020 rail tours 

Main line steam services from Vintage Trains include new services and returning favourites
 
Key highlights include:

  • New Shakespeare Express Schedule for 2020 – Starts at Easter
    More information coming soon
     
  • Return of the Sunday Roast train – from both Birmingham and Stratford
     
  • 7029 Clun Castle over the Settle and Carlisle – first train since 1967
     
  • Clun Castle to The West Somerset Railway – steam all the way
     
  • New LMS Inspection saloon joins the fleet with private hire availability

They've also got a range of surprise guest locomotives lined up for their rail tours, with more information to be released.
 
Download their brochure here 

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      • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors - We can accommodate a small number of people using wheelchairs. It is essential to contact Vintage Trains directly to discuss availability of our facilities and your requirements before making a booking.
      • Guide Dogs Permitted - Vintage Trains regrets that Dogs are NOT allowed on any train except for Specially Trained Dogs for the Disabled.

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      Opening Times

      1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022

      Awards

      • Regional and MiscellaneousWTTC Safe Travels WTTC Safe Travels 2021

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