Saphos Trains are delighted to present a programme of tours offering day excursions to transport the discerning traveller to interesting destinations in comfort and style.

CUMBRIAN MOUNTAIN WHISTLER – MONDAY 27 AUGUST 2018

DEPARTING FROM: Crewe, Warrington Bank Quay & Wigan North Western
This popular tour includes a journey over the entire majestic route of the famous Settle to Carlisle railway, with great limestone peaks and deep valleys we travel over no fewer than 19 viaducts and through 12 tunnels on this masterpiece of Victorian engineering.

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THE WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE – SATURDAY 8 SEPTEMBER 2018

(Postponed from 21 July 2018)
DEPARTING FROM: Preston, Wigan North Western, Warrington Bank Quay, Hartford, Crewe & Stafford
Travel in style on our steam hauled train to enjoy a wonderful day out to Stratford-upon-Avon, one of England’s most historic and vibrant towns, today most famous as the home of Elizabethan playwright William Shakespeare.

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YORKSHIRE COAST MERRYMAKER – SATURDAY 6 OCTOBER 2018

DEPARTING FROM: Crewe & Warrington Bank Quay
This very special excursion offers a fabulous day out crossing the high Pennines, including the 1 in 59 Miles Platting bank and the famous 7-mile climb to Diggle with the 3-mile-long tunnel at the summit, before arriving at the famous Yorkshire coast resort of Scarborough.

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NORTH WALES COAST FORTY – SATURDAY 13 OCTOBER 2018

DEPARTING FROM: Crewe
This is a day out to remember as we head into North Wales for a journey along the spectacular coastal route, then climbing high into the Snowdonia National Park, including a stop at Blaenau Ffestiniog, then up the Conwy Valley before finally following the coast again to Anglesey for break at the Port of Holyhead.

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