This historic cathedral city stands on the banks of the River Severn and the magnificent Cathedral, dating back to the 11th century, is the burial place of infamous King John and offers unequalled views of the Malvern Hills and Cotswolds from its tower.
Passengers joining or alighting at Oxford will be transferred by service train or road coach between Oxford & Didcot Parkway on the return journey.
Passengers visiting Cheltenham will be transeferred by road coach from Charlbury or Evesham on the outward journey
Dining passengers boarding at Oxford will receive a two course meal on the return journeyFares for this tour start from 119.00 in Premium Standard, 169.00 in First Class, 219.00 in Premier Dining and 279.00 in Pullman Style Dining
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46233 Duchess of Sutherland is a London Midland and Scottish Railway (LMS) Princess Coronation Class.
Built in 1938 in Crewe Works as a high speed express passenger locomotive, 46233 hauled passenger services such as 'The Royal Scot' and 'The Mid-Day Scot' between London Euston and Glasgow Central as well as other expresses to Liverpool.
On 11 June 2002, the restored Duchess was the first steam locomotive to haul the Royal Train for 35 years, transporting Queen Elizabeth II on a tour to North Wales, from Holyhead to Llandudno Junction, as part of her Golden Jubilee. The trip also marked the 160th anniversary of the first Royal train in 1842.
Whilst this locomotive is rostered for the steam hauled sections of the trip listed, it cannot be guaranteed and may be substituted for a different engine.
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