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“The Dalesman along the Settle to Carlisle Railway”

West Coast Railways
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 8 July 2015

We joined the train at York and the entire journey was a delight. The staff and the food were excellent and it was well worth paying for the Premier Dining as a birthday treat. Nothing was too much trouble.

2  Thank Christine S
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Reviewed 28 June 2015

I booked a July rail trip to North Wales with West Coast in March. At the end of May I got a phone call to inform me the trip was cancelled and I would get a refund. Well that's over four weeks ago now and no sign of any money. Beware this company hang onto your money. I certainly would not consider booking a future trip with them.

2  Thank Wounded_Galaxy
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Reviewed 27 June 2015

What a brilliant experience. The Jacobite in full steam was amazing. Steaming through beautiful countryside was great and the run over the Glenn Finnan viaduct was the best. Thoroughly recommend a trip on this train.

1  Thank gillya05
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Reviewed 19 June 2015

We joined this tour from Whitehaven to Scarborough at Carlisle and had booked Premier Dining @ £209 a head, as a special treat.

Superb food: breakfast - morning coffee on journey out and on the return a 4 course dinner + coffee - huge portions available, all served at seat by very friendly attentive staff.

Topped off by a very reasonably priced wine list (a very good NV champagne @ just £36, was a bargain)

MK2 air-conditioned first class stock very cosy indeed. Only criticism for West Coast Railways is the filthy, badly stained table lamp shades, which so spoils the delightful ambience of the coaches for the sake of just a few quid per table - so do please replace them guys.

3  Thank PJandD
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Reviewed 16 June 2015 via mobile

A fantastic train ride from Rannoch Moor to Mallaig via Fort William.

Stunning views throughout the journey.

On board staff very welcoming.

Would recommend taking Steam Train from Fort William to Mallaig.

Steam Train very popular so would need to book in advance.

1  Thank TimP21
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