LSL HST set for Pullman Blue Livery as new railtour announced

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Midland Pullman // Credit BBC
Midland Pullman // Credit BBC

Locomotive Services Ltd (LSL), under their Statesman Rail trading name, will be running a brand new railtour on Saturday the 14th November 2020, featuring their Class 43 (High-Speed Train (HST).

Statesman Rail is recreating a lost high-speed luxury train first launched in the 1960s, running between London St Pancras and Manchester Piccadilly.

Hauling passengers on this fantastic tour will be LSL’s Class 43 HST set carrying the Nanking blue livery.

Departing London St Pancras at 9 am, the tour picks up from St Albans, Luton and Bedford before making it’s way North following closely to the original 1960’s route, taking passengers along the Midland Mainline and through the Derbyshire Peak District offering amazing views.

Once reaching Manchester, passengers can spend the afternoon at the Christmas Market featuring over 300 stalls selling food, drink and gifts. There will be two ticket types, First Class from £142 and Pullman Dining from £295.

For more information or to book your seat on The Midland Pullman, please visit Statesman Rail’s website here.

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