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The Steam Dreams Rail Co.

Guildford, United Kingdom
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About The Steam Dreams Rail Co.
We run approximately 50 steam train day trips and several holidays by steam each year in the UK and Ireland. We offer several classes of travel including Pullman Style Dining which provides a premium railway dining experience. Carriages are restored and refurbished 1950s coaches with wood-panelled walls, comfortable seats, individual table lamps and curtains at the windows. On most day trips in Pullman Style, welcome glasses of champagne accompany the breakfast or brunch on the outward journey. On the return journey you will be welcomed on board with canapes before being served a four-course meal with a complimentary half bottle of wine per person. Other classes include Premier Dining, First Class and Premium Standard.
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Travelled first class with Steam Dreams from Crewe to Carlisle and met old friends from this train tour company, plus made some new friends in my lovely travel companions. A great time was had by all! The accompanying booklet told you every aspect of the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank Summer-jaunts
Reviewed 4 days ago

A wonderful day's rail experience with stunning views. The on-board staff were all brilliant, the food excellent and expertly served by well trained and great youngsters. Pullman dining class is of course expensive but is well worth every penny. How the Passenger Experience Director Aimee...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Travelled on the 08:00 Steam Dreams tour pulled by 61306 Mayflower and West Coast Railways rolling stock. We travelled Pullman dining class and the breakfast was great. Thoroughly recommend this trip and other similar ones. Staff on board were wonderful.

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank peterhT8136PR
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a fabulous day trip on the Mayflower from London to Lowestoft in the Pullman carriage. Food was amazing, ambiance fantastic as were the incredible staff. There were hundreds of people en route to see the train waving and clapping. What wonderful day and would...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank terrycC7835GK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An excellent organisation who manage to extract the best from aged locomotives, antique carriages and a fantastic on-board team no matter thhe weather.

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank MrBok
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went yesterday evening - 3 ladies and my 15 year old son for a birthday treat for him as he loves all things TRAIN....steam especially. Mayflower was gorgeous. The staff were fantastic - they couldn't have been more helpful and lovely - especially Bernadette...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Departure768697
steamdreams, Manager at The Steam Dreams Rail Co., responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review. We are delighted to hear you all enjoyed a wonderful trip We look forward to welcoming you again Best wishes The Steam Dreams Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thank you Steam Dreams for a Trip of a Lifetime. The trip was a present for my husband, and the day couldn’t have been more special. Being pulled by the Flying Scotsman through the Chilterns and Downs of the Oxford Circular Tour was exciting enough,...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank cllconnor
steamdreams, Manager at The Steam Dreams Rail Co., responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear cllconnor, Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review. We are delighted to hear you all enjoyed a wonderful trip on The Flying Scotsman. We look forward to welcoming you onboard again Best wishes The Steam Dreams Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We travelled on the Oxford circular tour pulled by the Flying Scotsman yesterday. The organisation was impeccable, staff/volunteers were friendly and helpful, and the opportunity to get into the cab and take photos/ask questions was totally unexpected. It was a wonderful experience to be so...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Liz L
steamdreams, Manager at The Steam Dreams Rail Co., responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Liz L, Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review. We are delighted to hear you all enjoyed a wonderful experience on the Flying Scotsman We look forward to welcoming you again Best wishes The Steam Dreams Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife bought me tickets for the Flying Scotsman for my birthday, and we had a very successful day. We particularly enjoyed being able to see the Locomotive up-close at Paddington, take photos, and climb into the cab. The food, drink, and service was very...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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steamdreams, Manager at The Steam Dreams Rail Co., responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear dr_emmm Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed a wonderful day We look forward to welcoming you on-board again Best wishes The Steam Dreams Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went with friends from our local station. Very nice breakfast on way down. Had a relaxing 3 hours on the Weymouth seafront followed by an excellent steam engine ride back with a great dinner Steam Dream staff were excellent. Thoroughly recommend.

Date of experience: August 2019
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steamdreams, Manager at The Steam Dreams Rail Co., responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear PipeyMorden, Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review. We really appreciate it We hope to welcome you on board again

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Passengers need to be able to get out of the wheelchair to transfer on and off the train into a normal seat.
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