Settle & Carlisle

6233 Duchess of Sutherland

Saturday 12th March 2022

​A steam hauled trip over the famous and highly scenic Settle & Carlisle line alongside the Cumbrian fells with time to visit Carlisle city. Our train will run at up to 80 mph over the West Coast Main line hauled by vintage diesel to Hellifield where our locomotive will be changed to Duchess of Sutherland for the demanding hill climbing return journey to Carlisle, planned to be unassisted by diesel.

Upon return at Hellifield our diesel locomitive will be attached to haul the train back over the West Coast Main line to Tyseley.

Joining arrangements

Boarding at Tyseley Locomotive Works (limited pre-booked free car parking available), Walsall, Wolverhampton, Stafford or Crewe.

The return journey will set down passengers at all outward stations.

Seating Arrangements

Seating is available in our Pullman Cars and Open Coaches. Private Compartments for six people are also available. You will be seated at tables of two or four or in a Private Compartment in your selected Coach according to your booking. Tables for two can be booked in Pullman Class for a supplement of £25 per person subject to availability..

Boarding Card

A boarding card confirming your booking details and allocated coach will be emailed to you upon completion of your booking. Please print this boarding card to access the train. Separate tickets are not issued.

Final Details and Timings

Final times will be publsihed on this website 7-10 days before the date of the train.

The following are approximate anticipated timings:

Tyseley Locomotive Works Depart 07.30
Walsall Depart 08.15
Wolverhampton Depart 08.40
Stafford Depart 09.00
Crewe Depart 09.30
  Arrive 21.30
Stafford Arrive 22.00
Wolverhampton Arrive 22.30
Walsall Arrive 22.50
Tyseley locomotive Works Arrive 23.30

Book Seats

Step One
Select Class of Travel

Step Two
Select Coach

Step Three
Select Indivudual, Table for Two or Compartment

Step Four
Complete Details & Quantity Required

Step  Five
Payment

Clear

Select the station from which you intend to join the train

Meals are included in Pullman and Club Class. If you would prefer a vegetarian option please indicate Number of Vegetarian Meals Required

Passengers who require assistance to travel should contact us at bookings@vintagetrains.co.uk to discuss their requirements prior to booking.