Northern Class 195, Manchester Airport

Another Brass Band Advent Calendar: 23. Ticket To Ride

Alan Fernie’s arrangement of a well-loved Beatles song

  • Piece: Ticket To Ride;
  • Composer: Lennon/McCartney;
  • Arranger: Alan Fernie.

Trains have come a long way since The Beatles’ best known paean to train travel reached the Hit Parade. Some may argue that the golden age of the railways was the 1930s with the Flying Scotsman, Mallard and Coronation Scot. Others may argue that the production model InterCity 125 High Speed Train was the pinnacle of our rail based achievements.

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