The South Yorkshireman 2021

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 £47.00 per adult / £37.00 per child. The price includes the full cost of the train ticket. At weekends, rail travel is normally unlimited on the date of dining,however due to the current Covid situation, this is not possible until further notice.

The South Yorkshireman runs on Saturdays on the following dates:

(Dates shown in red are fully booked)

August: 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th
September: 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th
October: 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th
November: 6th, 13th, 20th



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


Choice of 

Beef and Merlot Pie served with a herb gravy


Pork Belly served with Cider and Apple Jus

All served with chef’s selection of vegetables


Strawberry and Clotted Cream Tart served with Raspberry Coulis


Coffee served with chocolate mints

Vegetarian Choices 

Cumin Butternut Squash & Lentil Wellington OR Moroccan Style Cauliflower Roulade with Chickpea Chutney OR Sweet Potato, Cashew & Apricot Chutney Tart

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

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

Our next running day

This weekend

One steam locomotive and our Diesel Railcar are in action this weekend 22nd and 23rd January 2022.

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