Tyseley Locomotive Works Visitor Centre is a working engineering restoration centre and home base for Vintage Trains and the Shakespeare Express.
Tyseley Locomotive Works Visitor Centre is a working engineering restoration centre on the site of a former Great Western locomotive depot and works to the south-east of Birmingham. Today, it is the home base for Vintage Trains and its Shakespeare Express.
The centre’s vintage collection has an growing number of heritage exhibits and engines including three GWR Castle Class engines, an LMS Jubilee Class locomotive and a Class 47 diesel loco.
Vintage Trains operates services on the main line using locomotives based at Tyseley. Frequent day excursions are run to local places of interest featuring steam, classic diesel or electric hauled trains. The Vintage Trains Mainline Programme features a regular summer steam service between Birmingham and Stratford-upon-Avon called the Shakespeare Express.
Open on special Open Days only. Please contact the visitor centre for details.
Birmingham Railway Museum
640-644 Warwick Rd
West Midlands B11 2HL
Tel: 0121 707 4696
Website: Click here to Visit