PRESS RELEASE APRIL
VINTAGE TRAINS SPECIAL STEAM HAULED TRAIN TO
THE LLANDUDNO VICTORIAN EXTRAVAGANZA
West Midlands to Llandudno by steam
Hauled by 7029 Clun Castle
First Class dining available
Four hours in Llandudno
Vintage Trains announces an additional
train in its busy 2019 schedule, visiting the spectacular Llandudno Victorian Extravaganza
on Saturday May 4th 2019.
The ever popular North Wales destination of Llandudno is again hosting its
annual free to enter, May Bank Holiday weekend, Victorian Extravaganza & Transport
Festival, and whilst not exactly Victorian, what better way to travel to the
festival than on a steam train hauled by No: 7029 'Clun Castle'.
The train starts in the West Midlands at Dorridge Station at c08.30 and picks
up at Solihull and Tyseley Main Line platform. An additional stop is made at
Wolverhampton but only for non-dining passengers due to the length of the
Vintage Trains offers a First Class dining option on the train including
a full English breakfast outbound and a silver service, four-course dinner, with
wine selection from Tanners of Shrewsbury, on the return journey.
With four hours at the destination, there is time to explore the
Llandudno Victorian Extravaganza & Transport Festival which offers a fun
packed day for all the family.
Free bus rides take you to and from Bodafon Fields where visitors can view a
huge selection of exhibits such as motor cycles, cars, buses and trucks of all
ages. In the town centre, steam engines, early traditional steam powered organs
and carousels can be inspected and rides taken. Whether you are an enthusiast or
just have a casual interest, the Llandudno Victorian Extravaganza gives you the
chance to step back in time to see, hear, smell and experience the Victorian
Steam Hauled to Llandudno by No. 7029 ‘Clun Castle’, the train will be part
diesel-hauled between Llandudno to Chester on the return journey. Clun Castle
will remain in the platform for the duration of its stay in Llandudno for
viewing by all Festival visitors. Should passengers wish to explore the North
Wales coast by train, it will also be possible to alight and re-join the train
at Llandudno Junction.
Parking is available at Dorridge and Solihull
stations and for Tyseley passengers, parking will be available at Tyseley
Locomotive Works on Warwick Road, a short walk from Tyseley station.
Further details of this train area available at www.VintageTrains.co.uk
For additional details of the festival including events and attractions,