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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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Flying Scotsman to York

This was our second outing with the Railway Touring Company and this was the Flying Scotsman's... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Stamford, United Kingdom
Cotswold Venturer

Although not hauled by the Flying Scotsman as we originally booked we had a great day last... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor9%
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14A Tuesday Market Place, King's Lynn PE30 1JN, England
+44 1553 661500
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second outing with the Railway Touring Company and this was the Flying Scotsman's first outing since being taken out of service for essential repairs, so we were a lttle apprehensive. We needn't have worried as everything went smoothly. As these trips have...More

Thank bandaStamford
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Although not hauled by the Flying Scotsman as we originally booked we had a great day last Saturday. Due to a breakdown the previous week the Flying Scotsman was replaced by Royal Scot and full credit to the engine team for one of the smoothest...More

2  Thank bobarney1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked for a milestone Birthday treat and naturally disappointed that Flying Scotsman was not available. Royal Scot was an excellent substitute. Ts and Cs clearly state about matters beyond the control of the Railway Touring Company which mechanical breakdown was. We made the best of...More

2  Thank 168gill2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A trip on the Flying Scotsman was booked for 28/10/17 as a surprise present for a family milestone birthday - this is for a member of the family who is a fan of said engine. An email was received today [24/10/17] stating that the Flying...More

3  Thank Jo G
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Booked this months and months ago for my partners 30th birthday - he loves steam trains. Spent over £500 on this, only be told - in the post, that it has now been cancelled just 3 weeks before its due. No mention of a refund...More

1  Thank Jaclyn T
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

From Euston Station in London to Carlisle and return via the Cumbrian Coast with a 50 year old electric loco from London to Carnforth in Lancashire and a wonderful old steam loco to Carlisle and back to Carnforth via the coast route.The electric may have...More

Thank Elizabeth D
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

We booked our trip for the Swanage Belle tour with the railway touring company We went on our trip as family of 3 yesterday for my dads birthday We had lovely day Picking up the Steam train from London Victoria at 8.43 Arriving in swanage...More

Thank AP4444
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We took an excursion yesterday and was well pleased. It was a long day but worth it. Things went largely to plan and what didn't was down to outside forces over which they had no control. We went first class and it was just that....More

Thank Dan_MarthaMildenhall
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Booked a day trip from Bristol to Par as a 60 th Birthday present for my husband on 3rd September. We were to be diesel hauled to Taunton then pick up the Royal Scot steam Engine to continue our trip to Par, we were catching...More

4  Thank Heather B
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

My wife and I decided to have an away day on a steam train and booked the Dorset Coast Express, travelling first class in duo seats. The train itself was fine, showing its age a bit as one would expect, but very comfortable (even if...More

1  Thank Fulham290349
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Patricia P
20 June 2017|
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Response from Shirley E | Reviewed this property |
The person who has answered the question below is quite right. The standard class is just tables in the middle of 4 bench type seats. You can buy bacon rolls and tea or coffee or even take your own food a board. There is no... More
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
Alan S
26 July 2016|
Response from jch21c1 | Reviewed this property |
On my trip we got our emailed tickets four days before.