A total of five cars are operated by the Group. This situation allows us to be very
flexible in providing the optimum number of cars to suit varying traffic requirements
and also offer bespoke charter trains.
We typically provide a train made up of the full five cars and this is a usual consist
for the Evening Scenic Land Cruise trains that run on selected Saturdays during the
Alternatively, and for other services, shorter three car or two car combinations
can be used, whilst just occasionally a four car unit has been seen in service.
A three car unit typically includes our main bar facility, called 'The Travelling
Tavern', situated within the centre car.
A Two car set normally comprises a saloon car and a brake car, which also has
accommodation for wheel chair users, this configuration also includes a small
1. Please note that for operational reasons there may be occasions where the train
formation differs from that shown.
2. On board the train passengers are normally able
to walk through to the other rail vehicle(s) only within the 3 or 2 car set the are
3. When the DMU is running as a 5 car unit passengers can only get
to or from the 3 car unit to the 2 car section or vice versa by leaving the train
when it has stopped at a station. This action is not recommended as there is a risk
that you could miss the train and be left stranded on the platform. It is best to
decide where to sit on the train before the journey commences.
Click here to find out more about each vehicle’s specification and Preservation history