Steam Dreams to run an extra 56 London trains this summer

EXCLUSIVE: Cedric Johns

In addition to its set main line tours programme, Steam Dreams is to operate 56 extra trains centred around London this summer – starting with the first departure from Waterloo on Tuesday, June 4.

The tour promoter has planned four trains every Tuesday out of Waterloo for a 14-week period ending on Tuesday, September 3.

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Three of the trains are planned as passenger services to Windsor for the benefit of overseas visitors and sightseers.

The 4-6-0 is seen heading towards Bath at Brassknocker Basin in the Limpley Stoke Valley. DUNCAN SAVIDGE

Departing Waterloo at 8am, 11.10am and 2.10pm, the ‘Royal Windsor Express’ will operate on a one-way basis.

On arrival at Windsor and after delivering passengers, the return journey to Waterloo will be based on empty stock being prepared for the next departure.

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Passengers alighting at Windsor will be free to return to central London in their own time using tickets provided by Steam Dreams.

Read more in Issue 253 of HR – on sale April 12!


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