The Shakespeare Express 2015
Summer Sundays from 19th July > 6th September
Vintage trains are pleased to announce that bookings are open for the 2015 Shakespeare Express season!
THROUGH THE CARRIAGE WINDOWS….
you will see an ever changing landscape, from Birmingham’s fascinating industrial past to Warwickshire’s beautiful countryside with its working farms, stylish villages and stations, plus glimpses of waterways and other features that make up Shakespeare’s County.
TRADITIONAL ENGLISH FAYRE….
is available served at your seat in Premier Dining in our ex-BR Mk 1 Pullman Cars. Depending on the time of day, either a Full English breakfast, a freshly cooked 3-course Roast Luncheon with all the trimmings or that most English institution High Tea will be served. We now offer a traditional Afternoon Cream Tea as an alternative. A wide selection of wines, soft drinks and alcoholic beverages are also available. Seating in Premier Dining is available at tables for two and four persons.
A TRUE MAINLINE STEAM EXPRESS EXPERIENCE…
as our train travels along a section of the GWR London to Birmingham mainline. The steam locomotive often works up to its top permitted speed of 60mph. Some engines are permitted to go to 75mph.
HOW BETTER TO CELEBRATE THAT SPECIAL OCCASION….
a birthday, anniversary, family reunion or just indulge yourself and sit back, relax and enjoy the sights, sounds and senses of mainline steam rail travel as it was in the ‘good old days’.
JOURNEY TOWARDS STRATFORD ALONG THE SHAKESPEARE LINE….
between Birmingham and Stratford-upon-Avon, steeped in culture, history and natural beauty.
TRAVEL NORTH TOWARDS BIRMINGHAM THROUGH MORE PICTURESQUE COUNTRYSIDE…
between Stratford-upon-Avon and Birmingham the train usually takes a different route via Claverdon and Lapworth through more delightful countryside.
AN IMMACULATE STEAM LOCOMOTIVE…
will pull the train of Vintage Trains traditional rail carriages, all restored authentically to their former glory. Standard class features the comfort of seats at a table for four with large picture windows.
To book ONLINE 24×7 for the Shakespeare Express, please visit the website
or telephone the Vintage Trains Booking Office:
The Booking Office is Open Monday to Friday, 09:30 to 16:30