featuring Scotland's latest World Heritage Site, The Forth Bridge,
and Scotland's newest line, the Borders Railway
Sundays 4th, 11th, 18th & 25th August 2019
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 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.
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
- Abbotsford for tours of Sir Walter Scott's home and optional lunch or picnic.
- Bus to Melrose or St Boswells.
- You may book a special lunch at Seasons Restaurant, Gattonside (transport included in price).
Click for further details of these excursions in the Scottish Borders and lunch menus.
These timings are approximate and should be used only as a guide.
|| Station Info
| Dunfermline Town
| Dalgety Bay
| Edinburgh Waverley
Return Fares (including seat reservations) :
This train is non-smoking throughout.
|From Linlithgow & stations in Fife
|| From Edinburgh Waverley |
|Optional Tours & Visits||ADULT
|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.
Telephone enquiries and bookings may be made by phoning SRPS Railtours on
0131 202 1033
Bookings are subject to SRPS Railtours terms and conditions
SRPS Railtours Programme
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