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Torbay Express Limited
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good8%
  • Average0%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“first class”(23 reviews)
“return journey”(14 reviews)
“steam engine”(10 reviews)
Giddynap Lane | Stag House, Inchbrook GL5 5EZ, England
+44 1453 834477
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Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

We bought the premier dining package for my mums 70th birthday and dads 74th . They thoroughly enjoyed the whole day from beginning to end, the birthday card from the crew was a lovely additional touch. They are still talking about it, thank you so...More

Thank Helen P
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Would definitely recommend to anyone, train lover or not! Treated like royalty from start to finish, staff couldnt do enough and food was well presented and served on a sometimes very turbulent travelling steam train.

Thank suezi
Reviewed 28 September 2018

We had delicious fine dining on board and even squeezed in a round of crab sandwiches at DARTMOUTH. Now back to my diet. Brian Cole

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 27 September 2018

We had a very enjoyable day on the Flying Scotsman arriving at Bangor for a coach trip around the Isle of Anglesey which was very interesting. We have had many excellent day trips Pathfinder tours but did find this one wasn't up to its usual...More

Thank Maureen20
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Mum and her friend had booked this trip and were looking forward to it. Then a medical condition potentially prevented them from going. I contacted their booking department and explained the situation. Their response was first class and were only too happy to accommodate thereby...More

Thank Heather J
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Karen and I were lucky enough to be able to secure a table for 2 Premier Dining on the last Torbay Express of the season and we were delighted that we did - what an absolutely epic trip. As usual we were warmly welcomed by...More

1  Thank Iain M
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

I travelled on the Wessex wanderer with my dad, we got on at Stourbridge junction where a class 66 Gbrf took us to Worcester shrub hill. When entering the staff were very welcoming. They were very polite and well presented. We were handed a brochure,...More

Thank harrybarrylaw
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Just heard that the Torbay Express has been cancelled and a new date organised. What a let down, surely there's always a locomotive is in reserve! We cant make the new dates as we are not retired and run a business so we have to...More

Thank Rachel C
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

A great day out on the Torbay Express today 19-8-18 spoiled by faulty equipment. We paid for first class seats which is what we got but in a carriage that wasn’t up to the job. First of all the PA system didn’t work so everything...More

1  Thank mjb2608
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

We have today been on the Torbay Express from Bristol Temple Meads to Kingswear/Dartmouth Via Paignton on the steam train. The crowds that came out to see this wonderful train steam through the countryside were a sight to see. The train was clean, prompt and...More

Thank Lorraine H
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14 February 2018|
Response from TorbayExpress | Property representative |
If you would like to guarantee a table for two for your parents you can reserve one at an additional cost of £28 per person.
Zoe P
19 August 2017|
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Response from TorbayExpress | Property representative |
If you do not have your Boarding Passes for whatever reason it is not a problem as the Stewards will have always have a list of all the passengers booked to travel on that particular train and will be able to check your... More
paul b
29 May 2017|
Response from TorbayExpress | Property representative |
Hi Paul, Thank you for your enquiry. Our use of heritage rolling stock can, regretfully, limit accessibility. The Torbay Express Team
6 September 2016|
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Response from johnsZ8796ZU | Reviewed this property |
The answer is "no" there isn't. But most passengers were dressed in what I would describe as "tidy casual" - myself included! Do enjoy - it's a fabulous experience. John