Weston Venturer

Class 47 and Class 20 Diesel’s

Wednesday 18th August 2021 

Family Tickets Just £99 

Our train will be hauled by  Class 47 number 47773 with a Class 20 diesel on the rear of the train.

We depart from Tyseley Locomotive Works, via Birmingham Snow Hill, Stourbridge Junction, Worcester, to Bristol where you may leave the train if you wish. After a short stop, we continue to the seaside town of Weston Super Mare.

Weston Super Mare is steeped in Victorian history and dominated by stretches of glorious sandy beach. As one of England’s oldest seaside resorts, Weston has been a destination for British holiday makers for decades. It has a packed cultural calendar, two piers a long promenade and the quintessential seaside activities of donkey rides and sandcastle building, all topped off with fish and chips and ice-cream.

Joining arrangements

Board at Tyseley Locomotive Works (limited  pre-booked free car parking available avoiding Birmingham’s congestion charge), Birmingham Snow Hill, Stourbridge Junction, Worcester stations. You may leave the train on the return at any of these stations.

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.

Limited Family tickets are available in Tourist Class  for a family of four including two adults and two children under 16 years old.

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.