Tour Programme

The Torbay Express in 2018  

We are delighted to announce that the pool of locomotives to haul the Torbay Express includes: No. 60009 Union of South Africa,   No. 35028 Clan Line  and No. 60163 Tornado

We will again be following two different routes::

3 June* from Bristol Bristol Temple Meads, Bath Spa, Trowbridge, Westbury and Taunton 

The Torbay Air Show is taking place at Paignton Green on this date and the Bay offers a great view of the arial antics. It is free to attend the Air Show and if travelling there aboard the Torbay Express you won't have to worry about booking parking.

15 July from Bristol Temple Meads, Bath Spa, Trowbridge, Westbury and Taunton

29 July from Bristol Temple Meads, Yatton, Weston-super-Mare and Taunton

19 August from Bristol Temple Meads, Bath Spa, Trowbridge, Westbury and Taunton

2 September from Bristol Temple Meads, Yatton,Weston-super-Mare and Taunton

16 September from Bristol Temple Meads, Bath Spa, Trowbridge, Westbury and Taunton

 

Station

   

03/6*

   

15/7

   

29/7

   

19/8

   

02/9

   

16/9

 Bristol Temple Meads       
 Bath Spa         
 Trowbridge         
 Westbury          
 Yatton           
 Weston-super-Mare           
 Taunton          



Please Note:
•  All allocated steam locomotives appear subject to availability in accordance with the Terms and Conditions of Booking.
•  Bookings paid by debit or credit card will appear on your card statement as 'Torbay Express Limited'.

 

•  Assistance dogs are able to travel with us provided we are notified in advance, preferably at the time of booking.

 


Premier Dining £259 per person includes at seat silver service dining: a glass of Buck's Fizz after morning departure, a hearty English breakfast, and on the return journey, a glass of champagne, followed by a four course dinner with coffee and chocolates.

First Class £179 per person includes a complimentary service of coffee and tea with a selection of pastries on the outward journey and a Devon cream Tea on the return.

Standard Class £112 per person, £72 per junior (under 16 years) - Family Ticket (2 Adults & 2 Juniors) £328

Group Booking Discount - Discount of £20 for parties of four booked at the same time (N.B. NOT FAMILY TICKETS)

Special dietary requirements can be catered for, providing we are advised in advance, preferably at the time of booking.  

Sandwiches, snacks, confectionery and hot drinks can be purchased from the buffet, together with a selection of wines, other alcoholic and soft drinks.

The above fares apply to all joining stations. We regret that because of time constraints Premier Dining is not available to passengers boarding at Taunton.

Subject to availability of the seating required, we can accept bookings within three days of the date of running, but we will usually confirm your seat reservation and other details by phone or by email, and your boarding pass(es) will be handed to you at your seat(s) on the day.

Please note that these are estimated timings. Full details of all the arrangements including the confirmed timings will be included in the letter sent to passengers with Boarding Passes.

 

Joining Station

   

Depart

   

Arrive

  
   

   

Joining Station

   

Depart

   

Arrive

Bristol Temple Meads

 

08:00

 

20:55

  

 

Bristol Temple Meads

 

09:10

 

20:15

Bath Spa

 

08:20

 

20:35

  

 

Yatton 09:25 19:55

Trowbridge

 

08:45

 

20:29*

  

 

Weston-super-Mare
 09:40
 19:35

Westbury

 

08:55

 

20:00

  

 

 Taunton

 

 10:40

 

 18:30

Taunton

 

10:40

 

18:30

  

 


 Arrive
 Depart

 

 

Arrive

 

Depart

  

 

Paignton
 11:55
 17:15

Paignton

 

11:55

 

17:15

  

 

 Kingswear for Dartmouth

 

 12:30

 

 16:50

Kingswear for Dartmouth

 

12:30

 

16:50

  

 

 

 

 

 

 


*Because of pathing constraints the Torbay Express will not be able to stop at Trowbridge on the return journey. Passengers to Trowbridge should alight at Westbury and catch the following GWR service which is due to depart Westbury at 20:23.


 

The Torbay Express has in 2017, for the third year running, been awarded the awarded the 

 TripAdvisor

Certificate of Excellence !

“Great treat for a special occasion”

5 of 5 stars
Reviewed 11 July  2016

“Excellent indulgent day out"

5 of 5 stars
Reviewed 8 July 2016

“Pullman Dining at speed along the English Riviera"

5 of 5 stars 
Reviewed 29 June 2016

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