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The Jacobite Back In Service

The Jacobite – Back in service!

16th April 2024

We are delighted to announce that our world-famous Jacobite service is back up and running, starting on Monday 15th April.

The team has done an exceptional job in getting a fleet of carriages ready to kick-start our 2024 season. 

We will continue to engage with both the ORR and Department for Transport with a request for the temporary exemption so that we can operate our full heritage carriages on the main line.

As our trains will be slightly shorter, with a reduced capacity, this means that unfortunately we might not be able to accommodate all passengers who initially booked. 

If your trip was Cancelled for the 15th to 18th April inclusive, and you are eligible to be re-booked, you will be contacted by our Customer Service team via text and email.  We are offering customers the opportunity to re-book on a first come, first served basis, based on the date of their initial booking. We encourage you to respond the email as soon as possible by simply pressing the accept to reinstate your booking or reject to decline the opportunity.

We will contact all passengers affected by the reduced capacity over the coming days with any available options. To ensure clarity we will also send out confirmation emails to all passengers who are able to travel with us. Please follow the instructions on any emails sent.

We look forward to welcoming passengers on board.

The Jacobite 2024 season is currently unavailable for new bookings (except for dates and classes noted on the separate news article). Please stay tuned for updates on our news page regarding when bookings will fully reopen.

If you would like further information, please contact or reservations team on enquiries@westcoastrailways.net.

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