Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

The Midday Scot

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

The Midday Scot

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Bob Green From Pounds 99 pp Steam to Edinburgh Saturday 19th March 2016. Travel to Edinburgh by steam, including an exciting climb up to Grayrigg and Shap summits, crossing the border at Gretna Junction, in the company of historic locomotive 'Pacific' No. 46233 Duchess of Sutherland, a class of locomotive frequently allocated to work on the 'Midday Scot' express train in the golden days of steam.

There will be chance to explore Edinburgh, where the station is close to the Royal Mile, castle, cathedral, Palace of Holyrood and Princes Street, before our vintage train heads home diesel hauled.

Approximate timings Outward Return Manchester Victoria 06:45 21:10 Edinburgh Waverley 15:00 16:30 Price includes fi Standard Pounds 99pp/Pounds 247 family - including a reserved seat usually at a table for four fi First Class Pounds 159pp/Pounds 392 family - including morning coffee and Danish pastry, afternoon tea with a selection of finger sandwiches, scones, jam and cream fi Premier Dining Pounds 220/Pounds 559 family - including full English breakfast and a four course dinner silver served at your seat. …

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