The Shakespeare Afternoon Tea Express

Birmingham and Tyseley to Stratford upon Avon

Saturday 17th July 2021

Enjoy afternoon tea including a glass of Prosecco served at your seat in the comfort of an original Pullman Car.

Our afternoon Shakespeare Express departs from Birmingham Snow Hill calling at Birmingham Moor Street and Tyseley mainline station then heading along the Shakespeare line through the rolling Warwickshire countryside to Stratford upon Avon. After a short break in Stratford upon Avon we return via the Shakespeare line to Tyseley and Birmingham.

Joining arrangements

Join the train at Birmingham Snow Hill, Birmingham Moor Street,  or Tyseley Mainline Station (limited pre-booked free car parking available at Tyseley Locomotive Works, avoiding Birmingham’s congestion charge). You may leave the train on the return at either Tyseley, Birmingham Snow Hill  or Birmingham Snow Hill Street station.


Afternoon tea is included in Pullman Class served at your seat in one of our original Pullman Cars.

Seating Arrangements

Seating is available in  “Bubbles” of two or four Pullman Cars and Open Coaches. You will be seated at tables of two or four in your selected Coach according to your booking. You will not be allocated specific seats.

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.


The following times are confirmed for the Shakespeare Express:

Birmingham Snow Hill Depart 13:45
Birmingham Moor Street Depart 13:48
Tyseley Depart 13:59
Stratford upon Avon Arrive 15:07
  Depart 16:11
Tyseley Arrive 16:57
Birmingham Moor Street Arrive 17:06
Birmingham Snow Hill Arrive 17:12


Book Seats

Step One
Select Class of Travel

Step Two
Select Coach

Step Three
Select Number of Passengers in Bubble

Step Four
Complete Details

Step  Five


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 to discuss their requirements prior to booking.