The English Riviera Express (Bristol Temple Meads – Kingswear via Yatton)

    34052 Lord Dowding
    Credit: Cameron White
    30th June 2019 @ 9:00 am – 8:25 pm
    Bristol Temple Meads Railway Station
    Bristol Temple Meads
    Bristol BS1
    Various - See Below
    Saphos Trains
    0800 038 5320

    Heading via the English Riviera, this tour heads from Bristol to Paignton (For Kingswear) – this tour is also steam hauled throughout.

    The tour passes Bath on its way to Kingswear.

    Tour Promoter – Saphos Trains

    Operator – Locomotive Services (TOC) Limited

    Locomotive –

    • Either of the following:
      • LMS Rebuilt Royal Scot No.46100 “Royal Scot” (BR Lined Green with Late Crest)
      • SR No. 34046 Braunton running as 34052 Lord Dowding
      • BR ‘Britannia’ No. 70000 Britannia

    Route and Times – Realtime Train timings will be added when available, here are the approximate timings (subject to change):

    Bristol Temple Meads09:0020:25


    • Standard Class: £95
      • Early discount* – £65
    • First Class: £145
      • Early discount* – £99
    • Premier Dining: £250
      • Early discount* – £199

    *- Early booking discount applied to bookings made up to 30 days prior to the departure. After this, the standard fare will be applied.

    For further information, please visit the Saphos Trains’ website here

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    Photo: Cameron White – see his YouTube here.

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