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Tornado Best of British

Join the NVR for a unique opportunity to travel behind East Coast Giant  A1 No 60163 Tornado 22nd and 23rd April 

One day                 Two Day 

Adult £25.00         Adult £38
Senior £20            Senior £38
Child £12              Child £18
Family £ £62        Family £ 94



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Category: Events in April

Date: Saturday, April 22, 2017

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 22nd & 23rd April 

Join us as we celebrate The Best of British over the St Georges Day weekend. Featuring A1 No 60163 Tornado 


A1 No 60163 TORNADO


  • Mk1 Coching stock in use with Tornado
  • Intensive Timetable 
  • Licensed Buffet Car
  • Turntable Café serving hot/cold food and refreshments from 8:30
  • Wansford Shop and Second-Hand Book Shop open
  • Railcar Service from Wansford to Yarwell
  • Ale on Rail
  • 1960s London Routemaster buses 


Trade Stands:

A1 Steam Locomotive Trust
Sir Nigel Gresley
B&E Models (Saturday only)
Patriot Project (Saturday only)
BBLS 92 Squadron
Airframed (Sunday only)


One day                 Two Day
Adult £25.00         Adult £38
Senior £20            Senior £38
Child £12               Child £18
Family £ £62        Family £ 94

The Jolly Fisherman 

Friday 21st  April Departing at 19:00 from Wansford only


Fish, Chips and Steam!  Enjoy a nostalgic evening of steam on board our train hauled by Tornado with a good old-fashioned fish and chip supper, complemented by evening views of the picturesque Nene Valley.

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• Enjoy a drink from our on board bar while you have a good look at Tornado
• Traditional Fish & Chip supper as our train makes its way through the Nene Valley.
• Guests will be seated at tables of four*
• The train will depart from Wansford Station at 19:00 returning at 21:30 approximately.
• Booking required to avoid disappointment.  Only £25.00 per person

  *(parties fewer than four may be seated with other guests).


Drive and Fire A1 No 60163 Tornado

Drive a steam locomotive - the ULTIMATE gift for any railway enthusiast.  You are in good hands with the Nene Valley Railway. We've been providing  Steam and Diesel driver experiences to the general public for nearly 20 years and our experienced crews makes sure that everybody gets the maximum from the day.

Take to the regulator, drive and fire A1 No 60163 Tornado

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Old Station Building

To raise the funds to renovate the Grade 2 Listed station building, including fees, making secure and safe and returning to it's original condition.



General Funding

The NVR is always striving to improve its facilities and collections.