- 14 Jul, 2021
Legendary Flying Scotsman recreates Jolly Fisherman excursion from London to Skegness
On Saturday 25th September the world famous Flying Scotsman train is to recreate the Jolly Fisherman journey from London to Skegness!
The Jolly Fisherman experience was a popular excursion planned by the Great Northern Railway.
The excursion will pass through Peterborough, Boston and Wainfleet before it reaches its final destination. Passengers will leave London King's Cross in the morning of Saturday 25th September, heading northwards along the ECML, picking up at Potters Bar, Stevenage & Peterborough.
From there, they will leave the ECML at Werrington Junction and head across rural Lincolnshire along the late Great Northern line towards Spalding.
It will then continue along the Great Northern & Great Eastern Joint line via Helpringham to Sleaford. The train will the pause to run round the steam locomotive.
Through a change in direction, it will head eastwards along the former Great Northern line towards Boston.
The remaining part of the journey will follow along the Eastern Lincolnshire line which will head towards Skegness.
Premier Dinning: includes a full English Breakfast & a four course dinner served at your seat.
First Class: includes morning tea or coffee with bacon/breakfast roll, a Danish pastry and an afternoon service of a tea or coffee with a savoury of the day followed by a scone with butter and jam.
Standard Class: includes a reserved seat usually at a table of four.
Tables for 2 can be guarenteed in Premier Dining & First Class for a supplement of £25 pp (subject to availability)
A buffet car is available and serves tea, coffee, snacks and light refreshments.
For more information & approximate timings of the show CLICK HERE!