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Tornado!

Tornado!

Batten down the hatches – Tornado is heading to the Severn Valley Railway this November.


The world-famous locomotive will make a welcome return to the Railway on November 9th, 10th, 17th and 24th hauling two services out of Kidderminster and two services out of Bridgnorth.

Passengers can ride behind the iconic locomotive - hauling the Railway’s appropriate LNER teak set of carriages, for normal fare prices, and book in advance for special reserved seating.

Reserved Seats
Pre-book your reserved seats for a single trip from Bridgnorth to Kidderminster, or Kidderminster to Bridgnorth. You can then travel on any train for the rest of your day with your 'Freedom of the Line' tickets. Your tickets include:
  • reserved seats in a historic carriage around a table of four on a single journey from Bridgnorth to Kidderminster, or Kidderminster to Bridgnorth.
  • 'Freedom of the Line' ticket to spend the whole day on the Railway, travelling on any train before or after your ride behind Tornado.
First class upgrade
There will also be the chance to upgrade to first-class, complete with a luxury hamper of local food to enjoy en-route. First-class upgrade includes:
  • reserved seats in our 1936-built luxurious first class carriage on a single journey from Bridgnorth to Kidderminster, or Kidderminster to Bridgnorth.
  • hamper of locally prepared food and drink to enjoy at your seat - download menu.
  • glass of champagne.
  • 'Freedom of the Line' ticket to spend the whole day on the Railway, travelling on any train before or after your ride behind Tornado.
Tornado returns!
November 9th, 10th, 17th & 24th
Bridgnorth departures
10.30am
2.30pm
Kidderminster departures
12.40pm 4.40pm

The Peppercorn Class A1 locomotive, the first new mainline steam locomotive to be built in Britain for 50 years, attracted thousands of steam enthusiasts to the Railway during its last appearance in 2016 – when it drew the crowds alongside Flying Scotsman. Since that visit, its fame has reached even greater heights following its 100mph test run on the East Coast Main Line in 2017 – the subject of BBC documentary ‘Tornado – The 100mph Steam Engine’ and, for younger fans, its starring role in the Paddington 2 movie, also released in 2017.

Its much-anticipated return to the SVR comes in a significant year for the locomotive itself, marking the 25th anniversary since its construction began.

Normal fares
Adult / Senior
Child / Member
Family
Pre-book & save
(reserved seats)
£19.80 £13.00 £49.00
On the day
(unreserved seats)
£22.00
£14.50
£49.00
First-class seats
(with hamper)
£40.00 £30.00
Not available
Other information
   
Annual Family Pass valid. Children: 4 - 15 years, Family: 2 adults + 2, 3 or 4 children, Seniors: 60+.
To qualify for  'pre-book & save' prices these tickets must be purchased at least five working days in advance of your visit. Tickets may also be purchased at the same price by calling 01562 757900 (option 1). These tickets are not available for purchase from booking offices in advance.

All pre-booked tickets are subject to a £1.75 booking fee.
These tickets include FREE admission to The Engine House, our Visitor Centre at Highley.
TICKETS WILL BE DISPATCHED BY POST.

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