Special summer tours by steam from London

This Summer, The Cathedrals Express steam train is offering Londoners the chance to enjoy the British summer around some of the most scenic countryside in the south east. These two tours will depart from London on the 18th July, with an opportunity to join the train at Slough and Reading for the Lunchtime Tour around the White Horses in Wiltshire.

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These summer tours are perfect for a get-together with friends or colleagues

On Tuesday 18th July, The Cathedrals Express will be departing from London Paddington for a picturesque lunchtime trip to the famous White Horses. Taking you through the Wiltshire countryside, The Cathedrals Express will travel Brunel’s Billiard Table, passing through the Thames Valley.  Hauled by 60009 Union of South Africa, the sister to the famous Mallard, you won’t want to leave your carriage window. Join from London Paddington, Slough or Reading and enjoy a unique experience of the countryside.

Tickets for this White Horses Tour from London Paddington are available in four different classes; ranging from Premium Standard at £89 per person, up to Pullman Style Dining at £225 per person, which will include a five course meal.

Book your tickets for the lunchtime trip to The White Horses on Tuesday 18 July here.

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The White Horses are chalk hill carvings in central Wiltshire.

On Tuesday 18 July, The Cathedrals Express will also be departing from London Victoria for an evening trip to Windsor. We wind towards the outskirts of London, crossing the Thames several times before arriving at Windsor, where there will be a 2 hour break for photographs and to visit the pretty town centre before arriving back into London just after sunset.

Tickets for this Windsor Tour from London Victoria are available in four different classes; ranging from Premium Standard at £69 per person, up to Pullman Style Dining at £189 per person, which will include a three course meal with wine.

Book your tickets for the evening trip to Windsor on Tuesday 18 July here.

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The Coronation Arch on The Long Walk leading up to Windsor Castle, Windsor Great Park

 

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  1. Terry Smith says:

    Good afternoon I am on your trip next Saturday evening tour what my grandad brought me in March as he knows I like the flying scotman sadly he has passed away 2 weeks ago would I be able to get a picture with the locomotive in memory for him me standing by the name plate would you be able to get one of your staff to arrange this I totally understand that security will be tight if not I understand

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    1. Hi Terry, as you correctly say this will all depend on the crowds on the platform (monitored by station staff), but we will try to organise photo opportunities for all passengers whenever possible.

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