The South Yorkshireman 2018 - Our Saturday Luncheon Train

This train runs on Saturday lunchtimes through the year, except during certain special events.

Your four-course lunch is served aboard our First Class Restaurant Cars as a steam locomotive takes you on a leisurely journey through Charnwood's glorious countryside. Your meal is served during the journey and there will normally be a pause on Swithland viaduct with its magnificent views across the reservoir to Charnwood Forest.

The train departs from Loughborough Central at 1.00p.m, returning at approximately 2.45pm. Tickets are £45.00 per adult/£35.00 per child. The price includes the full cost of the train ticket. At weekends, rail travel is unlimited on the date of dining.

train over reservoir

The South Yorkshireman runs on Saturdays between the following dates:

6th to 20th Jan, 3rd Feb to 26th May, 9th, 23rd & 30th June, 7th July to 22nd Sept, 13th Oct to 10th Nov 



Chef’s soup of the day served with a warm bread roll


Choice of 

Pan Fried Lamb Cutlet with Moroccan Inspired Butter

Chicken Breast Stuffed with Leek Mousse, Layered with Asparagus Spears Wrapped in Parma Ham and Served with a Creamy White Wine Sauce

Served with chef’s selection of vegetables


Poached Pear, Toffee Sauce and Toasted Almonds


Coffee served with chocolate mints

Vegetarian Choices 

Butternut squash half, filled with cannellini beans, mozzarella cheese, peppers & tomatoes, topped with pumpkin & sunflower seed crumb.

Mediterranean casserole with peppers, courgettes, lentils, sweet smoked paprika and thyme – suitable for vegans.

Roast pepper stuffed with courgette, sun dried tomato cous cous and topped with feta cheese.

Please note: Menu choices must be pre-booked


To check dates and book your tickets call 01509 632323 or buy a dining voucher from our online shop

From late November and through December, this service runs as the Christmas Jubilee with revised menus and prices

Our next running day

This Weekend
Two steam locomotives and one diesel loco are in service this weekend. We also have a Morris Minor classic car event at Quorn & Woodhouse station.

Fowler 3F 47406 BR Standard Class 5 73156
Brush Type 4 1705 "Sparrowhawk"

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