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Formerly the Birmingham Railway Museum, this location is now a commercial enterprise called Tyseley Locomotive Works. This working steam railway yard is open to the public on specific open days and will thrill railroad buffs with its excellent...more
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Vintage trains offer two great opportunities to reminisce about the good old days. They organise train trips using old steam locomotives giving the chance to ride a train as if it were the 1930s to 1950s. Secondly, they have their own works in Tyseley, Birmingham...More
This trip was booked for me a present for a significant birthday. It certainly did not disappoint. We had the Premier Dining Experience. Full breakfast on the way there and three courses on the return. The staff on the train are excellent and whole trip...More
Glad this tour ran yesterday and not today with the snow.
Joined at Tyseley and was almost immediately welcomed at table with a hot drink. Booked premier dining and was on a table for 2 in the pullman car which was beautiful and the ride...More
This was our third trip and we booked a 1st Class Dining Carriage. We had had the same earlier this year for the Shropshire Express. The experience was great and we enjoyed it, however the evening meal was disappointing as the roast beef was cut...More
Joined the trip at derby, been with vintage trains before but decided to go premier dining this time,and definitely worth it. Both breakfast and evening dinner superb, staff wonderful, couldn't fault this trip at all. Can't wait to for the next one.
In 2016 I travelled on the Shakespeare Express from Stratford to Birmingham and return. Wonderful experience being pulled by a steam train. One way we travelled facing forward. The return journey facing back. Everybody had an opportunity to view the steam engine on the curves.....such...More
This was one of the many birthday treats for my 50th. Lovely train. Like stepping back in time. Staff were very busy but all lovely and friendly. Had a lovely afternoon tea on return journey. Food very fresh. Couple of negatives. Could not hear the...More
We booked Breakfast, Lunch and Afternoon Tea on the Snow Hill to Stratford-Upon-Avon Shakespeare Express and it was truly amazing. The first class experience was well worth it with pristine white table cloths, red roses and lovely food. The staff were attentive and friendly and...More