june, 2019

23junAll DayThe Summer Cornishman - Steam Hauled - Confirmed TimingsA Sunday excursion to Cornwall hauled by No. 60163 'Tornado' including several stops to admire the steam loco whilst it takes on water. A choice of off train options.

A1 Peppercorn No. 60163 Tornado is captured at speed at 1/20th second on the Severn Valley Railway

Event Details


An exciting steam hauled trip, featuring a run across the Somerset Levels, a climb over the Blackdown Hills into Devon and a water stop at Exeter. We head down the Exe Estuary and along the famed sea-wall through Dawlish, up the Teign Estuary and then an all out attack on the formidable South Devon Banks.  After a brief photo stop at Plymouth our train crosses Brunel’s Royal Albert Bridge to reach Cornwall for the afternoon’s options:-

Option A – Liskeard (1220/1805) for the scenic Looe branchline (pay the fare locally on the day – GWR service to Looe departs 1248 arrivesReturns Looe 1642 arrives Liskeard 1710)

Option BBodmin Parkway (1240/1745) for the Bodmin & Wenford Railway (B&WR) (pay the fare locally on the day – B&WR departs 1300 arrives Bodmin General 1320. B&WR last train arrives Bodmin Parkway 1537)

Option C  – Par (1300/1730) for buses (included in the excursion fare) to


#  Premier Dining is not available from these stations

Table for Two seats are available at a supplement of £35 per person in First Class, First Class Plus and Premier Dining

Motive power is expected to be a steam locomotive throughout with No. 60163 ‘Tornado’ planned, subject to last minute availability.

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