City of Wells Flyer Announced

Flying Scotsman 1The East Lancashire Railway has announced that steam locomotive 60103 Flying Scotsman will be hauling a special fundraising railtour from Bury Bolton Street to Holyhead in order to raise funds for 34092 City of Wells.

Flying Scotsman will depart Bury Bolton Street on the 15th September 2018.

This is a one-off railtour to North Wales and will be hauled throughout by the world famous locomotive.

Travel Information

The train will stop at Heywood, Manchester Victoria, Newton Le Willows, Warrington, Llandudno Junction to pick up passengers before heading to the port of Holyhead, where you will be able to spend 2 hours exploring the town.

Passengers also have the option to leave the train early at Llandudno Junction to explore the seaside town, this break is around 4 hours.


Full timings will be announced soon, but for now, here are the approximate timings:

Depart  Return
Bury 07:15 20:30
Heywood 07:45 20:15
Manchester Victoria 08:30 19:40
Newton Le Willows 08:55 19:15
Warrington 09:10 19:00
Llandudno Junction 11:30 16:30
Holyhead 12:45 14:45
How much does it cost?
Ticket Prices Adult Junior
Booked by 30th June 2018 – Standard Class £132.00 £95.00
Booked from 1st July 2018 – Standard Class £142.00 £105.00
First Class Booked by 30th June 2018 £173.00 £133.00
First Class Booked from 1st July 2018 £183.00 £143.00

All 1st Class seats are sold out.

Please Note:

All tables for 2 are sold out.

You can download a booking form by clicking here





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