Blackpool Illuminations Explorer

Vintage Trains

Available to 12 November 2023

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Book a railway journey from Birmingham to see the Blackpool illuminations!

New for 2023! Journey up the West Coast Main Line, branching off to Blackpool to visit this famous seaside town and the Illuminations, returning by the same route.

In order to enjoy the best experience of the illuminations, you'll will return from Blackpool after dark and expect to arrive back in Birmingham in the late evening.

On this train an “all day” English breakfast will be served on the outward journey and dinner on the return in Pullman.

Journey timetable

Join train at Birmingham New Street, Wolverhampton, Stafford or Crewe.

Approximate departure and arrival times:

Birmingham New Street at 11:00 and returning at 23:00
Wolverhampton at 11:20 and returning at 22:40
Stafford at 11:40 and returning at 22:50
Crewe at 12pm and returning at 22:00

Tickets and prices:

  • Pullman seat - from £269 per person
  • First Class seat - £125
  • Tourist seats - from 99

If you want to enjoy the full glamour of steam train travel, Pullman class is for you. Tickets are £299 per person in these carriages

Child tickets are for ages 5 -16 - you will be seated on tables of up to 4 people

  • On this train an “all day” English breakfast will be served on the outward journey and dinner on the return in Pullman.

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