The White Rose

6233 Duchess of Sutherland (outward)

Class 47 The Queen Mother (Return)

Friday 17th June 2022

Duchess of Sutherland will depart from Tyseley Locomotive Works, running up the Midland Main Line through Burton, Derby and Chesterfield and joining the East Coast Main Line to York. Class 47 diesel No. 47773 The Queen Mother will haul the train on its return to Tyseley

The ever-popular city of York has many attractions for the day visitor. Inside York’s three miles of city walls there is evidence of Roman, Viking and Medieval history, mixed with classic architecture from three centuries: Visit York Minster, the Castle Museum, the National Railway Museum (free entry) or the Jorvik Viking Experience. or simply browse around the medieval shopping streets of Stonegate and The Shambles.

(Passengers will have the option of booking this tour or a single journey to York, staying overnight at York (own arrangements) and booking on the York-Newcastle-Birmingham steam hauled leg of our excursion the following day so as to make a complete two day round trip hauled by steam. – See York & Newcastle tour)

Joining arrangements

Tyseley Locomotive Works, Coleshill Parkway, Tamworth High Level, Burton on Trent, Derby. The return journey will drop-off at all outward stations.

Seating Arrangements

Seating is available in our Pullman Cars and Open Coaches. 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 £30 per person subject to availability.

Bookings for up to four people will be seated at the same table. Bookings of more than four people will be seated at adjacent tables.

First Class Compartments for six people are also available.

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 published on this website 7-10 days before the date of the train.

The following are approximate anticipated timings:

Tyseley Locomotive Works Depart 08.15
Coleshill Parkway Depart 08.45
Tamworth High Level Depart 09.10
Burton on Trent Depart 09.30
Derby Depart 09.50
  Arrive 19.10
Burton on Trent Arrive 19.30
Tamworth High Level Arrive 19.50
Coleshill Parkway Arrive 20.15
Tyseley Locomotive Works Arrive 20.45

Book Seats

Step One
Select Class of Travel

Step Two
Select Coach

Step Three
Complete Details & quantity Required

Step Four


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.