Passengers are whisked away by the smell of freshly-cooked bacon and eggs on the great British breakfast or sip a glass of Champagne over a four course dinner, all on a steam-hauled, old fashioned express train!
The latest addition to their programme is the revival of the 1960's day trips to seaside resorts, great events and historic cities. Class 37 37403 Isle of Mull is scheduled to pull the excursions.
Isle of Mull was manufactured in the world-famous Vulcan Foundry in Lancashire, it was numbered D6607, then 37307, and subsequently 37403. A member of the /4 series, it was initially an Eastfield (Glasgow) machine, before transferring to Motherwell, and ending its mainline career based in toton, in the East Midlands.Now part of the fleet maintained in Bo’ness in Scotland, it is owned by SRPS, and is a well-loved member of this class.
The planned route of the first Merrymaker on 3rd June, can be found here together with access to the main Vintage trains website