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Flying Scotsman at the East Lancs Railway

Flying Scotsman at the East Lancs Railway

Sun 13 May 2018: Ride Flying Scotsman on the East Lancashire Railway with Johnsons Coaches

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Celebrate the return of arguably the most famous locomotive in the world, Flying Scotsman, as she steams onto the East Lancashire Railway’s 12-mile line. Climb aboard for an enjoyable return trip behind the People’s Engine and secure not only your place in the history of this icon, but bragging rights too!


Join us for a day trip on the nation's favourite Steam Locomotive; Flying Scotsman, 610103 (LNER 4472), designed by Sir Nigel Gresley as part of the A1 class is the most powerful locomotives used by the railway and it's returning to the East Lancs Railway this May, for what will be another sell-out event. Join us for the extraordinary ride!


Your day includes:

· One speedy, single departure point here at Henley-in-Arden,

· Free secure car parking available

· Return Coach Travel to the East Lancs Railway

· An unforgettable return ride on Flying Scotsman from Bury to Rawtenstall

· Entrance to the Bury Transport Museum

· Free time in Bury


Depart Henley: 08.00am               Arrive Bury: 11.30am

Depart Bury: 3.30pm                      Arrive Henley: 7.00pm



£59 per person





Once again, we have put together a varied programme of day trips throughout 2018. With 14 different themes to tempt every interest: from museums and musical events to gardens and historic houses. Why not let one of our excursions brighten up your day!


Our themes include:


  • Showtime ‘Theatre Trips’

  • Memorable Occasions  

  • Close up & Local              

  • Historic Houses & Castles            

  • Airshows

  • Museums, Exhibitions & the Arts             

  • Royal Residences            

  • Towns & Cities 

  • Scenic Countryside Tours

  • Days at the Seaside        

  • Boats & Cruising              

  • Heritage Railway Nostalgia          

  • Colourful Gardens & Flower Shows        

  • Shopping Visits


Excursion Benefits include:


  • Itineraries and Times 

    – We know you like them, so once again we’ve provided full details and times for each excursion so that you can clearly see what is included and how the day has been designed to run.

  • Enjoy ‘Club Class’ coaches on most departures… extra leg room and extra comfort at no extra charge!

  • Reserved coach seating 

    is provided on all excursions

  • Just choose your seat when you book! Customers generally like to be near the front, so the earlier you book the better choice of seats you have!

  • 34 local Boarding Points


Travel Office Opening Hours:


Monday - Friday: 9.00am-5.30pm

Saturday: 9.00am-1.00pm


Contact Details


Telephone: 01564 797000 (Option 0)


(on the Birmingham Road, A3400, just north of Henley)


Notification of Boarding Times:


Times will be notified by email, or text at approximately 5 days prior to the departure date. Customers who are not contactable in this way will have their times notified by post.


Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Henley-in-Arden Park&Ride Park & Ride at Johnsons Depot
Liveridge House, Liveridge Hill, Henley in Arden

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