The Glasgow Flyer

The Glasgow Flyer

Please Note: This trip is hauled by vintage diesel

Llandudno Junction to Glasgow
Departs – Wednesday 14 March 2018

From Llandudno Junction, Colwyn Bay, Flint, Chester, Frodsham and Warrington Bank Quay.

Departing early morning from Llandudno Junction our splendid diesel hauled heritage train - sporting its British Rail maroon livery - makes its way east towards Chester. From here we head north to Warrington and the West Coast Main Line for a scenic journey to Scotland's former European city of culture, Glasgow.

Our route takes us through some dramatic scenery, with stunning views across Morecambe Bay, followed by the mountains of the English Lake District and, after our long climb to Shap summit, we enter Border country and approach the city of Carlisle. Passing through Carlisle, our hard working diesel locomotive takes us across the border at Gretna and then tackles another hard climb up to Beattock summit, before passing through Carstairs and on through the rolling scenery of the Scottish lowlands into Glasgow.

Glasgow has much to offer with attractions ranging from a fascinating transport museum, through to the Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow Cathedral, the botanical gardens and of course the shops of what has become known as the 'style mile'. After our break we retrace our route home.


PREMIER DINING CLASS: Includes an at seat silver service of full English Breakfast in the morning and a four course meal on the return journey all freshly prepared by our skilled chefs on board the train.

FIRST CLASS: First Class passengers will be served a selection of Tulip Muffins, freshly brewed coffee and fine teas on the outward journey and a savoury refreshment box followed by cake of the day and freshly brewed coffee and fine teas on the return journey.

CHILDREN UNDER 5 can be brought on the train free of charge only if not taking up a seat and sharing seats with accompanying adults.

REFRESHMENTS: A buffet counter service of snacks, hot and cold drinks, and alcoholic beverages is available to all our Standard and First Class passengers throughout the day. You are also welcome to bring your own refreshments or indeed a tasty picnic to enjoy as the countryside passes by!

First Class and Premier Dining passengers can book a private table for a supplement of £20.00 per person.

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

Final Timings Outward Return
Llandudno Junction 05.56 22.38
Colwyn Bay 06.05 22.30
Flint 06.32 21.56
Chester 06.52 21.39
Frodsham 07.17 20.58
Warrington Bank Quay 08.02 20.42
Glasgow 12.55 15.32