Recalling a popular East Coast express train name, ‘The Talisman’ offers a wonderful day of high speed heritage rail travel.
The outward journey is steam hauled down the East Coast Main Line, promising bursts of 90mph as Tornado charges out of London en route to Durham and Newcastle. The return journey will be hauled by the Deltic diesel locomotive D9009 Alycidon, whose engines will roar as the train speeds back towards the capital.
DURHAM AND NEWCASTLE
Passengers travelling to the beautiful ...