The Steam Dreams Rail company have announced an exciting train journey from Southend to the Oxford Christmas markets.
Using the newest steam engine on the national network, the 60163 Tornado, visitors will be transported through Essex to the beautiful and historic city of Oxford where they can explore the Christmas market stalls.
Visitors will be able to enjoy the festive tunes of Christmas carols from choirs as they browse the handmade gifts and decorations - as well as enjoying a mulled wine or two.
The train leaves from Southend East on Thursday, December 9, with a number of carriages.
Guests can book the Pullman-style dining for £279, the Premier Dining for £219 or the Premium Standard for £119.
Interested parties can book here.