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The Railway Touring Company

14A Tuesday Market Place, King's Lynn PE30 1JN, England
+44 1553 661500
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Steam in the Former Yugoslavia

This is a 13 day tour starting in Slovenia and continuing through Croatia, Bosnia & Herzegovina... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
David C
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London, United Kingdom
Fantastic trip to S Scarborough

Booked tickets for the East Yorkshireman on Saturday 17th June 2017. We booked First Class seats... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
LISA N
,
Stockport, Cheshire
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a 13 day tour starting in Slovenia and continuing through Croatia, Bosnia & Herzegovina ending in Serbia with flight from Belgrade. There are opportunities for seeing major cities Zagreb and Sarajevo but the focus is to see the few remaining coal trains and...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked tickets for the East Yorkshireman on Saturday 17th June 2017. We booked First Class seats and we were so impressed with the comfort and quality if the seats, the tablecloth and lamp and curtains. Upon boarding at Romiley, we were greeted with a friendly...More

Thank LISA N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just returned from a lovely day on the Leander, travelling from Liverpool to Scarborough. Had bought premier/first class seats as present for my husband. Thoroughly enjoyed the day/experience. Food delicious & staff very friendly. When we came to settle our drinks bill, there was slight...More

1  Thank 558phil
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came across The Cumbrian Mountain Express experience by chance while searching on internet for birthday and anniversary treat. We certainly lucked out as we managed to book the last place in first class and we had the most wonderfully comfortable seats. Sitting opposite each other...More

Thank franandtony2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed another RTC tour. An eleven day tour, mainly steam, staying in a little known town of Liberec in NW Czech Republic before moving to Gorlitz then Dresden, ending our tour in Prague. Liberec was our base for two days, traversing rural lines with a...More

Thank 5kas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just had a wonderful day trip from Norwich to Carlisle. Going over the Ribblehead Viaduct Being Steam hauled from Hllifield to Carisle and return by 46233 Duchess of Sutherland..Well informed and helpful staff..The dining stewards were excellent in providing hot silver service foods....More

1  Thank Pam P
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Thought we would like to try another tour, this time to the Czech republic. Met at Stansted for our flight on Ryanair. Took 1 hour for bag drop, not very efficient. Once through flight full, but on time. Met in Prgue and bussed up to...More

Thank Fossil01
Reviewed 14 May 2017

A birthday surprise for my brother. Could not have chosen anything better. We chose the Cumbriqn Mountain Express trip. Had organised Premium package that included First Class travel, breakfast, light lunch and four course dinner. The staff were excellent, friendly attentive, organised and very efficient....More

Thank David L
RTCUK1, Manager at The Railway Touring Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for such a great review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your day with us on the Cumbrian Mountain Express. Your comments will passed to all involved. Hopefully we will see you on board again soon.

Reviewed 26 April 2017

Travelled on the Cumbrian Mountain express on Saturday 22nd.April .From the start there were problems as the locomotive rostered to haul the train from Euston failed and another had to be found.Delays due to this accumulated throughout the trip. The Railway Touruing Company train manager...More

Thank BURSLAND
RTCUK1, Manager at The Railway Touring Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for leaving such a great review, we really appreciate you taking the time. We are delighted that you had a great time and we look forward to welcoming you on board again.

Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

A long day, but really great. You pick the train up at 8 am at three bridges and meander through the countryside to Bath. You stop off at a couple of stations for water breaks ( for the train that is), and arrive back approx...More

Thank Shirley E
RTCUK1, Manager at The Railway Touring Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind comments, we are so pleased that you enjoyed your day with us.

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Patricia P
What is the difference between standard, first and premier classes please?
20 June 2017|
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Response from LISA N | Reviewed this property |
the seats are well upholstered in premier and first class. also there is a table cloth and a lamp in the table. in standard it's just a normal seat and a table on a train. Good wise in Premier we got served 2 Danish pastries... More
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les317537
Are the trips wheel chair friendly
19 March 2017|
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Response from Dwortley | Reviewed this property |
Yes - we had a disabled traveller who needed to use a stroller to walk
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Alan S
Hello booked on the cheshireman on sept 10th, boarding at Thetford, when should i receive conformation Thanks.
25 July 2016|
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Response from jch21c1 | Reviewed this property |
On my trip we got our emailed tickets four days before.
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