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Valentines Train 2021

6 Months late yet on time! Covid may have cancelled our attempted Valentines special in February but on the 14th August 2021 we shall be holding our own Valentines Rebirth Dining Train. 


Looking for a romantic dining experience, in a classic setting to celebrate Valentines with that someone special? Then look no further than the Valentines Express, departing on Saturday 14th August at 1330 from Froghall Station. 

Create your own Brief Encounter moment, as the Romance of Steam spreads to the carriages for fabulous journeying through Staffordshire’s hidden valley behind a steam hauled train.

Smell the fires feel the heat and taste some of the finest local produce all aboard this time exclusive train to celebrate with your special loved one.

Tickets are available to book now online or through our office on 01538 360522.

Priced at £50.00 per person your tickets includes a journey behind a steam locomotive, a 4-course meal plus a welcome drink and full table service by our First Class stewards. 

Don’t delay, book your seat today. 

Peppered Mackerel on sourdough toast with horseradish cream 
Goats Cheese Tart, with garlic chives, onion marmalade and rocket salad (V) 
Roasted Vegetable Tain served with tomato coulis (V) 
Salmon en Croute with hollandaise sauce served on rosemary flavoured potatoes and seasonal green vegetables 
Open Beef Wellington, with mushroom duxelles and Rioja sauce on rosemary flavoured potatoes and seasonal green vegetables 
Chocolate Fondant, served with a rich Baileys and cream sauce
Lemon Flavoured Cheese Cake, with stem ginger cream  
Cheese and Biscuits
Tea and Coffee



Some of our dishes are available as Gluten Free. Please contact our office to check before booking what we offer and what our alternatives are. We are able to offer additional allergen free alternatives upon request. This must be requested at the time of booking. We cannot deal with these requests on the day.

First Class Service
Delivering sterling service is at the heart of what we do, and we often find that it is those little touches that keep our customers coming back time and time again. Upon arrival diners will enjoy the "red carpet treatment" where they will be greeted by our Staff before being introduced to their personal waiter, who will endeavour to ensure that their every whim is catered for.

Local Suppliers
We are immensely proud of our home county of Staffordshire, from its impressive industrial history, to its captivating landscapes and, of course, its award-winning produce. The pride we have for our area is evident in our menus, which have been carefully designed to encompass our passion for seasonal and where possible locally sourced, quality ingredients.

We offer a full bar on board where you can you buy a range of drinks or if you prefer you can pre-order and this will be ready and waiting at your table on your arrival. Drinks are priced individually and not included in the ticket price.

We do not accept cancellations.

Unfortunately due the heritage design of the dining train is not accessible by wheelchair. Customers with limited mobility should call the booking office to notify of your requirements and we will do our upmost to accommodate a table nearest the entrance.

There are customer toilets on board the coach.

We welcome well behaved children over the age of 8 years old.

Dogs are not permitted on the dining coach with the exception of Service Dogs.

There is free parking at Froghall with limited Disabled Parking. We advise that you arrive at least 20 minutes prior to departure.

Gift Vouchers
If you are in possession of a voucher then please call the booking office to book your table.

Special Occasions
If you have a special occasion we can cater for this . You should include in your online booking, under the "special instructions" tab or call the booking office with the name of the person or persons for whom this is a special occasion.

Group Bookings
Our dining train can be hired exclusively for a maximum Group Booking of 90 passengers. For more information please contact the booking office.