Saturday Luncheon Train - "The South Yorkshireman"

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

Your three-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 £46.00 per adult / £36.00 per child. The price includes the full cost of the train ticket. At weekends, rail travel is unlimited on the date of dining.

The South Yorkshireman runs on Saturdays between the following dates:

5th to 19th Jan, 2nd Feb to 2nd March, 16th Mar to 25th May, 8th June, 22nd June to 28th September, and 12th Oct to 30th Nov.

 

MENU

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

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Choice of 

Corn-fed Chicken wrapped in Parma Ham with a shallot and mushroom sauce

or

Lamb Steak with Mint Gravy

All served with chef’s selection of vegetables

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Raspberry tart

or

Peach Melba torte

Both served with Cornish Clotted Cream

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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

Booking

To check dates and book your tickets call 01509 632323 (open 9am to 5pm, 7-days a week) or buy a dining voucher from our online shop

During December this service runs as the Christmas Jubilee with revised menus and prices

Our next running day

Friday 19th to Monday 22nd April

Two steam locomotives and a diesel loco are in action for our Easter Vintage Festival event.

Special guest Class 14 D9537 is the rostered diesel loco on Saturday and Sunday.

BR Standard Class 5 73156 BR Standard 9F 92214 "Leicester City"
Guest Class 14 D9537 Metro Cammell Diesel Railcar

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