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Steam Special


featuring Scotland's latest World Heritage Site, The Forth Bridge,
and Scotland's newest line, the Borders Railway

Steam-hauled by LMS Stanier Black Five locomotive

  Sundays 4th, 11th, 18th & 25th August 2019 Click for on-line booking

SRPS Railtours Forth Circle steam special on Forth Bridge
Travel on a steam train over the most famous railway bridge in the world and along the new Borders Railway.
These special steam excursions cross the World Heritage designated Forth Bridge to Fife and travel around the Fife Circle, calling at Dunfermline and Kirkcaldy, then along the north shore of the Firth of Forth through Kinghorn, Burntisland and Aberdour with magnificent views across the Forth to Edinburgh and the Lothians. After stopping at Dalgety Bay the journey continues south over the Bridge to Edinburgh then along the new Borders Railway to Galashiels and Tweedbank.
The train will be steam-hauled by an LMS Black Five steam locomotive thoughout the outward journey. The return will be diesel-hauled from Tweedbank to Newcraighall, where the train will be turned so that the rest of the return journey is steam-hauled through Edinburgh and Fife to Linlithgow.
You may choose to book morning coffee and afternoon tea which are served at your seat on the outward and return journeys.
The home of Sir Walter Scott.
Melrose Abbey
Historic Borders town and Abbey.

In the Borders you may choose to

  • Leave the train at Galashiels for the shops and restaurants of this Borders town.
  • Stay on the train until Tweedbank for walks along the River Tweed or to Herges on the Loch restaurant for lunch. There are optional optional tours to

Click for further details of these excursions in the Scottish Borders and lunch menus.

 Linlithgow   08.50 19.00     
 Dunfermline Town   10.00 18.10     
 Kirkcaldy   10.40 17.30     
 Dalgety Bay   11.00 17.10     
 Edinburgh Waverley   11.35 16.40     
 Galashiels   12.40 15.15     
 Tweedbank   12.50 15.10     
These timings are approximate and should be used only as a guide.

Return Fares (including seat reservations) :
From Linlithgow & stations in Fife     From Edinburgh Waverley    
Standard£84£55 £64£45
First Class£126N/A £96N/A
This train is non-smoking throughout.

Optional Tours & VisitsADULT CHILD
Abbotsford Tour (incl. coach)£19.00£9.00
Abbotsford Tour & Hot Lunch (incl. coach)£31.00£21.00
Abbotsford Tour & Picnic Lunch (incl. coach)£26.00£16.00
Bus to Melrose or St Boswells£4.00£2.00
Lunch at Provender Restaurant, Melrose£25.00£25.00
Lunch at Seasons Restaurant (incl. transport)£30.00£30.00

Our buffet car will be open throughout the journey for the sale of tea, coffee, sandwiches, snacks, confectionery, soft drinks, beers and spirits. In addition morning coffee and afternoon tea (served at your table by our volunteer stewards) is available on this tour and should be booked in advance :
Morning Coffee & Afternoon Tea - served on the train   £16.00
Please note that special diets can be catered for only by prior arrangement.
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Sunday 4th August
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Sunday 11th August
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Sunday 18th August
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Sunday 25th August
Phone enquiries Telephone enquiries and bookings may be made by phoning SRPS Railtours on
0131 202 1033
Click for Booking form Postal bookings should be made using the Booking Form, and sent with a first-class stamped, self-addressed envelope to
SRPS RAILTOURS, 32 Moray Park, Dalgety Bay, Fife, KY11 9UN
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