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Lune Rivers Trust

Saturday 1 October 2022

Carnforth to York

Departing: Carnforth, Wennington, Bentham
Operated by West Coast Railways on behalf of the Lune Rivers Trust, this annual special steam train, formerly known as "The Lune Habitat", begins its trip at Carnforth.

This year, the ´Lunes Rivers Trust´ Steam Special is destined for the ancient walled city of York. Picking up at Carnforth, Wennington and Bentham, our special charter will take you on a wonderful journey across some of England´s finest countryside.

York: We enjoy the sights and smells of steam on both legs of the journey to York and a generous break of approximately 3 hours is offered in this famous, once Roman, city. A vibrant festival city with Roman roots and a Viking past, offering an adventure for everyone. Imagine a city with Roman roots and a Viking past, where ancient walls surround contemporary independent shops and vibrant eateries and there’s a festival for every month of the year. Welcome to York - the Original City Adventure! Perfectly placed half-way between London and Edinburgh and with the glorious Yorkshire Dales, North York Moors and Wolds right on the doorstep, York is unlike any other English city. There’s thirty world-class museums you can explore, the best racecourse in the country and a thriving cultural scene A great day out for all the family.

Once you have booked you will be given a booking reference, your tickets and confirmed timings will then be sent to you 7 days before travel. Early booking is advisable as this train has been oversubscribed in previous years.

This day has always proved to be a terrific family day out. 

Premier Dining: Passengers will be served a full English breakfast with complementary Bucks Fizz on the outward journey. A delicious four course evening meal preceded by canapés and Champagne will be served on the return journey. Dinner will be accompanied with a half bottle of wine per person. We kindly ask that passengers do not consume their own alcoholic drinks in Premier Dining Class.

We are able to offer a vegetarian menu with 7 days advance notification but regretfully we are unable to offer any other special dietary requirements (i.e. nut allergy, vegan, gluten free diets etc).

First Class: Passengers will be served a breakfast roll on the outward journey and sandwiches and scone on the return run, this will be accompanied by a service of tea or coffee.

Standard: Our Standard Class carriages offer the same train experience at exceptional value for money. All our standard class passengers travel in refurbished vintage Mark I or Mark II coaches and will have access to the buffet carriage for the purchase of teas, coffees and light snacks.


Premier DiningFirst ClassStandard Class

CHILDREN UNDER 3 can be brought on the train free of charge only if not taking up a seat and sharing seats with accompanying adults.

Station Outward Return
Carnforth TBC TBC
Wennington TBC TBC
Bentham TBC TBC
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