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London to Lincoln Christmas Market

London to Lincoln Christmas Market


Destination   Lincoln



Lincoln

Lincoln offers an experience rich in history combined with boutique shopping, great arts and culture. Today the world famous Cathedral and castle are at the centre of a vivacious city offering plenty of choice for sightseers.



Fares

Fares from
Pullman Style Dining £279
Premier Dining £229
Premium Standard £109


Trip Specific Information


LINCOLN CHRISTMAS MARKET

The Lincoln Christmas Market will be returning to the medieval square between the impressive Norman castle and magnificent gothic cathedral - the perfect backdrop. You will enjoy cultural entertainment and stroll around over 200 stalls nestled with in the medieval square and surrounding area.

A contemporary cathedral city with over 2,000 years of history, Lincoln is the perfect place to visit over the festive period. Take a trip back through time and stroll along the cobbles the cultural quarter of the city.


Locomotive



60163 Tornado is the newest steam engine on the national network.

First steamed in 2008, after a 19 year project to fund and build the locomotive, Tornado was built to be not a replica, but the 50th A1. The original 49 A1s were built for the London & North Eastern Railway (LNER) between 1948 and 1949.

Sadly after the withdrawal of steam in 1968 none of the LNER A1 class engines were saved from the scrapper's torch. In 1990 a group of enthusiasts founded a trust (A1 Steam Locomotive Trust) to return this missing link.

Tornado has 3 cylinders, 6 driving wheels and a firebox of 50sq.ft. Tornado is a regular locomotive for Steam Dreams, often seen on trips along the East Coast Mainline to York. Whilst limited to 75 mph today, A1s are capable of achieving speeds in excess of 100mph. During its short life Tornado has twice hauled the Royal Train, taken part in a BBC Top Gear Race with Jeremy Clarkson and had its very own programme made for the BBC, a documentary called 'Absolutely Chuffed'.

Whilst this locomotive is rostered for the trips listed, it cannot be guaranteed.


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The following Pick-Up and Set-Down stations are available on this excursion

Estimated Timings Outward Return
London Kings Cross 0930 2115
Potters Bar (for M25) 1030 2030
Hitchin 1100 2000
Lincoln 1330 1730


Trip:

London to Lincoln Christmas Market

Departs:

Sunday 5th December 2021

From:

London Kings Cross , Potters Bar , Hitchin

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