Welsh Marches Express

6233 Duchess of Sutherland

Saturday 13th November 2021

Starting at Tyseley we head north through Birmingham Snow Hill, west and south via Worcester and Gloucester. We join the Welsh Marches line short of Newport and traverse the hills of Welsh border country to Hereford where we stop for a three hour afternoon sightseeing break.  We then head for Shrewsbury where we loop back to the Midlands through Wolverhampton and Birmingham New Street to Tyseley.

Joining arrangements

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

Seating Arrangements

Seating is available in  “Bubbles” of two or four 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. 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.

Final Details and Timings

Final details and timings will be published on this web page  7 – 10 days prior to the date of the train.

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 bookings@vintagetrains.co.uk to discuss their requirements prior to booking.