We have been donated two first class tickets for a journey on the Statesman Rail Fellsman Steam Train from Preston to Carlisle on Wednesday 10 July. These tickets together are worth £237. You will get your own table both with window seats.

The steam train leaves at 8am from Preston and will return to Preston at 8pm. Included in the tickets are complimentary tea/coffee and biscuits, and a buffet bar is available throughout most of the journey for the purchase of hot and cold beverages, snacks and alcoholic drinks. It is in order to bring on board your own hamper and picnics for consumption on or off the train should you so desire.

We are running this as an auction, so please email your bid to rachael_knight@stlukes-hospice.co.uk and we will let you know if you are out bid.  This is also published on our Facebook page and Twitter feed.

The current bid is £150 for the pair. If you send in a bid, we will continuously keep you updated. Auction will close on Monday 8 July at 12 noon . Please bid in increments of £10.

For more information please click here http://statesmanrail.com/fellsman-10-july-2013.html

8 JULY – News update – Jane Richardson was the highest bidder at £150. Thanks to everyone involved.