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 The Statesman Rail charter from Shrewsbury to Durham tomorrow (19th September) has been voluntarily cancelled by the operator, in responce to the new Coronavirus restrictions that have come into force in the North East. (Updated: 18th Sep 2020)




Saturday 19th September 2020

Ticket To Ride (A1 Steam Locomotive Trust)

The Golden Age Of Travel (Belmond (British Pullman))

Northern Belle: Princess Elizabeth - Spirit Of Travel Lunch (Northern Belle)

Additional Tour Information

The route has been reversed, now outwards via the S&C returning over Shap.

Added 08:36 on Sunday 6th September 2020

The Cambridge & Norfolk Explorer (Pathfinder Tours)

  •   Eastleigh - Norwich & return
Postponed

The Pennine Blackpool Express (Railway Touring Company)

  •   London Euston (pu) - Watford Junction (by service train to Milton Keynes) (pu) - Milton Keynes Central (pu) - Northampton (by service train to Rugby) (pu) - Rugby (pu) - Nuneaton (pu) - Crewe (pu) - Preston (pu) - Blackpool North
  •   Blackpool North (pu) - Preston - Blackburn - Hellifield - Settle Junction - Giggleswick - Wennington - Carnforth
  •   Carnforth - Preston (sd) - Crewe (sd) - Nuneaton (sd) - Rugby (sd) - (Northampton (sd) - by service train from Rugby) - Milton Keynes Central (sd) - (Watford Junction (sd) - by service train from Milton Keynes Central)- London Euston
Cancelled

Beamish & Durham Statesman (Statesman Rail)

  •   Shrewsbury (pu) - Gobowen (pu) - Chirk (pu) - Ruabon (pu) - Wrexham General (pu) - Chester (pu) - Frodsham (pu) - Warrington Bank Quay (pu) - Newton-le-Willows (pu) - Manchester Victoria (pu) - Durham (break/rev) & return
Cancelled

Additional Tour Information

Charter voluntarily cancelled by Statesman Rail as a result of the new Coronavirus restrictions in force in the North East.

Added 13:44 on Friday 18th September 2020

The Jacobite - Morning Train (West Coast Railway Company)

The Jacobite - Afternoon Train (West Coast Railway Company)

Sunday 20th September 2020

The Northern Belle: Great British Sunday Lunch (Northern Belle)

The Jacobite - Morning Train (West Coast Railway Company)

The Jacobite - Afternoon Train (West Coast Railway Company)



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Monday 21st September 2020

The Jacobite - Morning Train (West Coast Railway Company)

The Jacobite - Afternoon Train (West Coast Railway Company)

Tuesday 22nd September 2020

Steam Dreams Excursion: Highgrove, Lydney & Cardiff (Steam Dreams)

  •   London Paddington (pu) - Maidenhead (pu) - Reading (pu) - Gloucester (sd) - Lydney (sd) - Cardiff Central (break/rev) & return
Postponed

The Dalesman (West Coast Railtours)

The Jacobite - Morning Train (West Coast Railway Company)

The Jacobite - Afternoon Train (West Coast Railway Company)

Wednesday 23rd September 2020

Settle & Carlisle Luncheon Circular (Statesman Rail)

The Stratford Flyer (West Coast Railtours)

  • WCRC Class 47/57 Southport (pu) - Burscough Bridge (pu) - Parbold (pu) - Wigan Wallgate (pu) - Stratford-upon-Avon (break/rev) & return

The Jacobite - Morning Train (West Coast Railway Company)

The Jacobite - Afternoon Train (West Coast Railway Company)

Thursday 24th September 2020

Steam Locomotive Movement (Locomotive Services (TOC) Limited)

Additional Tour Information

Locomotive for a private charter in Scotland the following day.

Added 22:14 on Sunday 6th September 2020

Steam Dreams Excursion: York, Durham & Newcastle (Steam Dreams)

  •   London King's Cross (pu) - Hertford North (pu) - Stevenage (pu) - Peterborough (pu) - York (pu) (sd) - Durham (sd) - Newcastle upon Tyne
  •   Newcastle upon Tyne - Durham (pu) - York (pu) (sd) - Peterborough (sd) - Stevenage (sd) - Hertford North (sd) - London Kings Cross
Cancelled

The Jacobite - Morning Train (West Coast Railway Company)

The Jacobite - Afternoon Train (West Coast Railway Company)

Scarborough Spa Express (West Coast Railway Company)

Friday 25th September 2020

Private Charter (Day 1) (Locomotive Services (TOC) Limited)

The Northern Belle: Murder Mystery Lunch (Northern Belle)

  • WCRC Class 57 Shrewsbury (pu) - Chester (pu) - Crewe (pu) - & return

Cornish Riviera Statesman: Day 1 (re-dated From 8 May 2020) (Statesman Rail)

  • LSL Class 47 (Pair) York (pu) - Doncaster (pu) - Sheffield (pu) - Chesterfield (pu) - Derby (pu) - Long Eaton (pu) - East Midlands Parkway (pu) - Loughborough (pu) - Leicester (pu) - Hinckley (pu) - Nuneaton (pu) - Penzance
  •   Timings for Crewe-York (ECS), York-Penzance.

The Jacobite - Morning Train (West Coast Railway Company)

The Jacobite - Afternoon Train (West Coast Railway Company)

Saturday 26th September 2020

Private Charter (Day 2) (Locomotive Services (TOC) Limited)

The Northern Belle: Murder Mystery Lunch (Northern Belle)

  • WCRC Class 57 Liverpool Lime Street (pu) - Warrington Bank Quay (pu) - tba & return

The Cumbrian Coast Express (Railway Touring Company)

  • 86259 London Euston (pu) - Watford Junction (by service train to Milton Keynes) (pu) - Milton Keynes Central (pu) - Northampton (by service train to Rugby) (pu) - Rugby (pu) - Nuneaton (pu) - Crewe (pu) - Preston (pu) - Carlisle
  • Carnforth Steam Pool Carlisle - Cumbrian Coast Line - Ulverston - Carnforth
  • 86259 Carnforth - Preston (sd) - Crewe (sd) - Nuneaton (sd) - Rugby (sd) - (Northampton (sd) - by service train from Rugby) - Milton Keynes Central (sd) - (Watford Junction (sd) - by service train from Milton Keynes Central)- London Euston

Torbay Riviera Statesman (re-dated From 9 May 2020) (Statesman Rail)

Additional Tour Information

Statesman Rail advise that this train is now fully booked.

Added 22:36 on Wednesday 4th March 2020

The Jacobite - Morning Train (West Coast Railway Company)

The Jacobite - Afternoon Train (West Coast Railway Company)

Lunes River Trust - Spirit Of The Lakes (West Coast Railway Company)

Sunday 27th September 2020

Private Charter (Day 3) (Locomotive Services (TOC) Limited)

The Northern Belle: Murder Mystery Lunch (Northern Belle)

  • WCRC Class 57 Manchester Victoia (pu) - Bolton (pu) - Preston (pu) - tba & return

The Maxey Day Cornishman (re-dated To 5 September) (Pathfinder Tours)

  •   Birmingham New Street -Penzance & return
Postponed

Cornish Riviera Statesman: Day 3 (re-dated From 10 May 2020) (Statesman Rail)

  • LSL Class 47 (Pair) Penzance (pu) - Nuneaton (sd) - Hinckley (sd) - Leicester (sd) - Loughborough (sd) - East Midlands Parkway (sd) - Long Eaton (sd) - Derby (sd) - Chesterfield (sd) - Sheffield (sd) - Doncaster (sd) - York
  •   Timings for Penzance - York, York-Crewe (ECS).

Steam Dreams Excursion: Saxmundham & Lowestoft (Steam Dreams)

  •   London Liverpool Street (pu) - Stratford (pu) - Shenfield (pu) - Ipswich - Saxmundham (sd) - Lowestoft (break/rev) & return
Postponed

The Jacobite - Morning Train (West Coast Railway Company)

The Jacobite - Afternoon Train (West Coast Railway Company)



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Monday 28th September 2020

Private Charter (Day 4) (Locomotive Services (TOC) Limited)

The Jacobite - Morning Train (West Coast Railway Company)

Tuesday 29th September 2020

The Jacobite - Morning Train (West Coast Railway Company)

Wednesday 30th September 2020

The Jacobite - Morning Train (West Coast Railway Company)

Thursday 1st October 2020

The Jacobite - Morning Train (West Coast Railway Company)

Friday 2nd October 2020

The Golden Age Of Travel (Belmond (British Pullman))

  • DBS Class 67 London Victoria (pu) - Gillingham - London Victoria

The Northern Belle: Edinburgh & Firth Of Forth (Northern Belle)

  • WCRC Class 57 Manchester Victoria (pu) - Huddersfield (pu) - York (pu) - Edinburgh Waverley (break/rev) & return

The Jacobite - Morning Train (West Coast Railway Company)

Saturday 3rd October 2020

Northern Belle: Princess Elizabeth - Spirit Of Travel Lunch (Northern Belle)

  • 6201 Preston (pu) - Lancaster - Shap - Carlisle
  • 6201 Carlisle - S&C -Hellifield - Blackburn - Preston

The Cumbrian Freighter (re-dated To 22 May 2021) (Pathfinder Tours)

  •   Banbury - S&C - Shap - Banbury
Postponed

The Easterling (Railway Touring Company)

  • 60163 London Kings Cross (pu) - Potters Bar (pu) - Stevenage (pu) - Cambridge - Norwich (rev) - Lowestoft
  • 60163 Lowestoft -Saxmundham - Bacon Factory Chord - Stowmarket - Bury St. Edmunds - Newmarket - Cambridge (sd) - Stevenage (sd) - Potters Bar (sd) - London Kings Cross

Lochs & Glens Statesman: Day 1 (Statesman Rail)

  • LSL Class 47 (Pair) Milton Keynes Central (pu) - Northampton (pu) - Rugby (pu) - Coventry (pu) - Birmingham International (pu) - Wolverhampton (pu) - Stafford (pu) - Crewe (pu) - Warrington Bank Quay (pu) - Preston (pu) - Gleneagles

The Liverpool Pullmasn- Spirit Of The Lakes (West Coast Railway Company)

  • WCRC Class 47/57 Spalding (pu) - Sleaford (pu) - Lincoln Central (pu) - Gainsborough (pu) - Peterborough (pu) - Liverpool Lime Street (break/rev) & return


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Monday 5th October 2020

Lochs & Glens Statesman: Day 3 (Statesman Rail)

  • LSL Class 47 (Pair) Perth (pu) - Forth Bridge - Edinburgh Waverley (break) - Preston (sd) - Warrington Bank Quay (sd) - Crewe (sd) - Stafford (sd) - Wolverhampton (sd) - Birmingham International (sd) - Coventry (sd) - Rugby (sd) - Northampton (sd) - Milton Keynes Central

The Jacobite - Morning Train (West Coast Railway Company)

Tuesday 6th October 2020

The Jacobite - Morning Train (West Coast Railway Company)

The Windsor Pullman - Spirit Of The Lakes (West Coast Railway Company)

  • WCRC Class 47/57 Skegness (pu) - Wainfleet (pu) - Boston (pu) - Heckington (pu) - Sleaford (pu) - Windsor & Eton Riverside (break/rev) & return

Wednesday 7th October 2020

Severn ValleyEnterprise (re-dated From 11th July) (Saphos Trains)

  • 34046 Crewe (pu) - Stafford (pu) - Lichfield Trent Valley (pu) - Tamworth Low Level (pu) - Nuneaton (pu) - Hinckley (pu) - Leicester (pu) - Loughborough (pu) - East Midlands Parkway (pu) - Castle Donington - Burton upon Trent - Water Orton - Walsall - Stourbridge Junction - Kidderminster (Net. Rail) - Bewdley
  • 34027 Bewdley-Bridgnorth
  • 34046 Bridgnorth - Kidderminster (Net. Rail) - Stourbridge Junction - Walsall - Water Orton - Burton-on-Trent - East Midlands Parkway (sd) - Loughborough (sd) - Leicester (sd) - Hinkley (sd) - Nuneaton (sd) - Tamworth Low Level (sd) - Lichfield Trent Valley (sd) - Stafford (sd) - Crewe (sd)

Additional Tour Information

Locomotive allocations confirmed by Saphos Trains, subject to availability on the day.

Added 11:45 on Wednesday 16th September 2020

The Jacobite - Morning Train (West Coast Railway Company)

Thursday 8th October 2020

The Pendle Dalesman (West Coast Railtours)

  • WCRC Class 47/57 Scarborough (pu) - Seamer (pu) - Malton (pu) - York (pu) - Church Fenton (pu) - Pontefract Baghill (pu) - Wakefield (tba) - Hellifield
  • Carnforth Staem Pool Hellifield - S&C - Carlisle
  • Carnforth Steam Pool Carlisle (pu) - S&C - Helliield
  • WCRC Class 47/57 Hellifield - Wakefield (tba) (sd) - Pontefract Baghill (sd) - Church Fenton (sd) - York (sd) - Malton (sd) - Seamer (sd) - Scarborough

The Jacobite - Morning Train (West Coast Railway Company)

Friday 9th October 2020

The Golden Age Of Travel (Belmond (British Pullman))

  • DBS Class 67 London Victoria (pu) - Gillingham - London Victoria

The Northern Belle: Bristol Aerospace Museum (Northern Belle)

  •   Manchester Victoria (pu) - Stoke on Trent (pu) - Stafford (pu) - Bristol Temple Meads (break/rev) & return
Cancelled

The Jacobite - Morning Train (West Coast Railway Company)

Saturday 10th October 2020

The Northern Belle: Historic Roman Baths, Bath Spa (Northern Belle)

  •   Preston (pu) - Wigan North Western (pu) - Liverpool Lime Street (pu) - Crewe (pu) - Bath Spa (break/rev) & return
Cancelled

The Cumbrian Mountain Express (Railway Touring Company)

  • 86259 London Euston (pu) - Watford Junction (pu) - (by service train to Milton Keynes Central) - Milton Keynes Central (pu) - Northampton (pu) - (by service train to Rugby) - Rugby (pu) - Nuneaton (pu) - Crewe (pu) - Preston (pu) - Carnforth - p
  • Carnforth Steam Pool Carnforth - Shap - Carlisle
  • Carnforth Steam Pool Carlisle (pu) - Appleby - S&C - Hellifield - Blackburn - Preston (sd) -
  • 86259 Preston - Crewe (sd) - Nuneaton (sd) - Rugby (sd) - (Northampton (sd) - by service train from Rugby) - Milton Keynes Central (sd) - (Watford Junction (sd) - by service train from Milton Keynes Central)- London Euston

Settle & Carlisle Luncheon Circular (Statesman Rail)

  • To be confirmed Wolverhampton (pu) - Codsall (pu) - Telford Cantral (pu) - Wellington (pu) - Shrewsbury (pu) - Whitchurch (pu) - Crewe (pu) - Settle & Carlisle Line - upper by Curve - Penrith - Shap - Crewe (sd) - Whitchurch (sd) - Shrewsbury (sd) - Wellington (sd) - Telford Central (sd) - Codsall (sd) - Wolverhampton


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Monday 12th October 2020

The Jacobite - Morning Train (West Coast Railway Company)

Tuesday 13th October 2020

The Jacobite - Morning Train (West Coast Railway Company)

Wednesday 14th October 2020

(West Coast Railtours)

The Jacobite - Morning Train (West Coast Railway Company)

Thursday 15th October 2020

The Northern Belle: London Theatre Show (Northern Belle)

  •   Doncaster (pu) - Sheffield (pu) - Derby (pu) - London Euston (break/rev) & return
Cancelled

The Jacobite - Morning Train (West Coast Railway Company)

Friday 16th October 2020

The Northern Belle: Murder Mystery Lunch (Northern Belle)

  • WCRC Class 57 Coentry (pu) - Birmingham International (pu) - tba & return

The Autumn West Highlander:day 1 (Pathfinder Tours)

  • To be confirmed Eastleigh (pu) - Salisbury (pu) - Westbury (pu) - Chippenham (pu) - Swindon (pu) - Oxford (pu) - Banbury (pu) - Leamington Spa (pu) - Coventry (pu) - Nuneaton (pu) - Stafford (pu) - Crewe (pu) - Fort William

The Jacobite - Morning Train (West Coast Railway Company)

Saturday 17th October 2020

Northern Belle: Princess Elizabeth - Spirit Of Travel Lunch (Northern Belle)

  • 6201 Preston (pu) - Lancaster - Shap - Carlisle
  • 6201 Carlisle - S&C -Hellifield - Blackburn - Preston
Provisional

The Autumn West Highlander: Day 2 (Pathfinder Tours)

The Yorkshireman (Railway Touring Company)

  • Steam tba Ealing Broadway (pu) - St. Albans (pu) - Luton (pu) - Bedford (pu) - Kettering (pu) - Melton Mowbray (pu) - York
  • WCRC Class 47/57 York (pu) - Alfreton - Melton Mowbray (sd) - Kettering (sd) - Bedford (sd) - Luton (sd) - St.Albans (sd) - Ealing Broadway

Canterbury & White Cliffs Statesman (Statesman Rail)

  • To be confirmed Leicester (pu) - Melton Mowbray (pu) - Oakham (pu) - Stamford (pu) - Peterborough (pu) - Huntingdon (pu) - St. Neots (pu) - Hitchin (pu) - Stevenage (pu) -

Canterbury & White Cliffs Statesman (Statesman Rail)

  • To be confirmed Leicester (pu) - Melton Mowbray (pu) - Oakham (pu) - Stamford (pu) - Peterborough (pu) - Huntingdon (pu) - St. Neots (pu) - Hitchin (pu) - Stevenage (pu) - Canterbury (break/rev) & return

Sunday 18th October 2020

The Northern Belle: Classic Afternoon Tea (Northern Belle)

  • WCRC Class 57 Preston (pu) - Bolton (pu) - Manchester Victoria (pu) - tba & return

The Autumn West Highlander: Day 3 (Pathfinder Tours)



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Monday 19th October 2020

The Autumn West Highlander: Day 4 (Pathfinder Tours)

  • To be confirmed Fort William (pu) - Crewe (sd) - Stafford (sd) - Nuneaton (sd) - Coventry (sd) - Leamington Spa (sd) - Banbury (sd) - Oxford (sd) - Swindon (sd) - Chippenham (sd) - Westbury (sd) - Salisbury (sd) - Eastleigh

The Jacobite - Morning Train (West Coast Railway Company)

Tuesday 20th October 2020

The Jacobite - Morning Train (West Coast Railway Company)

Wednesday 21st October 2020

The Pendle Dalesman (West Coast Railtours)

The Pendle Dalesman (West Coast Railtours)

The Jacobite - Morning Train (West Coast Railway Company)

Thursday 22nd October 2020

The Jacobite - Morning Train (West Coast Railway Company)

Friday 23rd October 2020

The Jacobite - Morning Train (West Coast Railway Company)

Saturday 24th October 2020

Royal Windsor Statesman (Statesman Rail)

  • 2xLSL Class 47 Wolverhampton (pu) - Tame Bridge Parkway (pu) - Rowley Regis (pu) - Stourbridge Junction (pu) - Kidderminster (pu) - Droitwich Spa (pu) - Worcester Shrub Hill (pu) - Pershore (pu) - Evesham (pu) - Windsor & Eton Riverside (break) (rev) & return

The Jacobite: Morning Train (West Coast Railway Company)

  • Steam tba Fort William (pu) - Glenfinnan - Mallaig (break/rev) & return

Sunday 25th October 2020

The Tin Bath (Railway Touring Company)

  • Carnforth Steam Pool Preston (pu) - Wigan North Western (pu) - Manchester Victoria (pu) - Hope Valley Line - Sheffield - Barnsley - Penistone - Denby Dale - Huddersfield - Brighouse - Calder Valley - Todmorden - Copy Pit - Blackburn - Darwen - Manchester Victoria (sd) (rev) - Wigan North Western (sd) - Preston

The Jacobite: Morning Train (West Coast Railway Company)

  • Steam tba Fort William (pu) - Glenfinnan - Mallaig (break/rev) & return

Wednesday 28th October 2020

The Golden Age Of Travel (Belmond (British Pullman))

The Pendle Dalesman (West Coast Railtours)

  • WCRC Class 47/57 Chesterfield (pu) - Sheffield (pu) - Swinton (pu) - Wakefield Kirkgate (pu) - Brighouse (pu) - Blackburn (pu) - Hellifield
  • Carnforth Staem Pool Hellifield - S&C - Carlisle
  • Carnforth Steam Pool Carlisle - S&C - Hellifield
  • WCRC Class 47/57 Hellifield -Blackburn (sd) - Brighouse (sd) - Wakefield Kirkgate (sd) - Swinton (sd) - Sheffield (sd) - Chesterfield

Friday 30th October 2020

The Golden Age Of Travel (Belmond (British Pullman))

  • DBS Class 67 London Victoria (pu) - Gillingham - London Victoria

Saturday 31st October 2020

Settle & Carlisle Luncheon Statesman (Statesman Rail)

  • To be confirmed Shrewsbury (pu) - Gobowen (pu) - Chirk (pu) - Ruabon (pu) - Wrexham General (pu) - Chester (pu) - Warrington Bank Quay (pu) - Wigan North Western (pu) - Settle & Carlisle Line - Upperby Curve - Shap - Wigan North Western (sd) - Warrington Bank Quay (sd) - Chester (sd) - Wrexham General (sd) - Ruabon (sd) - Chirk (sd) - Gobowen (sd) - Shrewsbury

Friday 6th November 2020

The Golden Age Of Travel (Belmond (British Pullman))

Saturday 7th November 2020

The Northern Belle: Fireworks Dinner (Northern Belle)

  • WCRC Class 57 Liverpool Lime Street (pu) - Manchester Victoria (pu) - Preston (pu) - tba - & return

Settle & Carlisle Luncheon Circular (Statesman Rail)

  • To be confirmed Birmingham International (pu) - Tame Bridge Parkway (pu) - Walsall (pu) - Cannock (pu) - Rugeley Town (pu) - Stafford (pu) - Crewe (pu) - Settle & Carlisle Line - upper by Curve - Shap - Crewe (sd) - Stafford (sd) - Rugeley Town (sd) - Cannock (sd) - Walsall (sd) - Tame Bridge Parkway (sd) - Birmingham International

Saturday 14th November 2020

The Cheshireman (Railway Touring Company)

  • 60163 Bristol Temple Meads (pu) - Filton Abbey Wood (pu) - Cwmbran (pu) - Abergavenny (pu) - Hereford - Shrewsbury - Wrexham General - Chester (break/rev) & return

Settle & Carlisle Luncheon Circular (Statesman Rail)

  • To be confirmed Hereford (pu) - Leominster (pu) - Ludlow (pu) - Craven Arms (pu) - Church Stretton (pu) - Shrewsbury (pu) - Crewe (pu) - settle & Carlisle Line - upper by Curve - Shap - Crewe (sd) - Shrewsbury (sd) - Church Stretton (sd) - Ludlow (sd) - Leominster (sd) - Hereford

Midland Pullman Inaugural Working (Statesman Rail)

  • Blue Pullman HST London St Pancras (pu) - St Albans (pu) - Luton (pu) - Bedford (pu) - Ambergate - Chesterfield - Hope Valley - Manchester Piccadilly and return

Friday 20th November 2020

The Golden Age Of Travel (Belmond (British Pullman))

The Northern Belle: Winchester Christmas Market (Northern Belle)

  • WCRC Class 57 Manchester Victoria (pu) - Crewe (pu) -Birmingham International (pu) - Winchester (break/rev) & return

Saturday 21st November 2020

The Northern Belle: London Theatre Show (Northern Belle)

  • WCRC Class 57 Chester (pu) - Liverpool Lime Street (pu) - Crewe (pu) - London Euston (break/rev) & return

The Cheshireman (Railway Touring Company)

  • 60163 London Euston (pu) - Watford Junction (by service train to Milton keyns) (pu) - Milton Keynes Central (pu) - Northampton (pu) - Rugby (pu) - Nuneaton (pu) - Stafford - Crewe - Chester (break/rev) & return

Welsh Marches Express (re-dated From 6 June) (Saphos Trains)

  • LSL Class 47 tbc Wilmslow (pu) - Stockport (pu) - Manchester Victoria (pu) - Newton-le-Willows (pu) - Warrington Bank Quay (pu) - Crewe u
  • 34046 Crewe - Whitchurch (pu) - Shrewsbury (pu) - Hereford - Cardiff Central
  • 34046 Cardiff Central (pu) - Hereford - Shrewsbury (sd) - Whitchurch (sd) - Crewe s
  • LSL Class 47 Crewe - Hartford (sd) - Warrington Bank Quay (sd) - Newton-le-Willows (sd) - Manchester Victoria (sd) - Stockport (sd) - Wilmslow

Additional Tour Information

Saphos Trains advise that this train is now fully booked.

Added 13:10 on Wednesday 11th March 2020

Royal Scot (Statesman Rail)

  • 90001 London Euston (pu) - Milton Keynes (pu) - Rugby (pu) - Nuneaton (pu) - Crewe (pu) - Preston (pu) - Glasgow Central

Sunday 22nd November 2020

Steam Dreams Excursion: Chatsworth & York (Steam Dreams)

  • Steam tba Ealing Broadway (pu) - Bletchley (pu) - Bedford (pu) - Wellingborough (pu) - Kettering (pu) - Chesterfield (sd) - York
  • WCRC Class 47/57 York (pu) - Chesterfield (pu) - Kettering (sd) - Wellingborough (sd) - Bedford (sd) - Bletchley (sd) - Ealing Broadway

Tuesday 24th November 2020

The Gloucester Christmas Market & Cardiff (Railway Touring Company)

  • 60163 London Victoria (pu) - Staines (pu) - Ascot (pu) - Reading (pu) - Didcot Parkway (pu) - Gloucester (sd) - Cardiff Central (break/rev) & return

Thursday 26th November 2020

The Christmas Sussex Belle (Railway Touring Company)

  • 45212 or 45305 London Victoria (pu) - East Croydon - Redhill - Gatwick Airport - Lewes - Eastbourne
  • Diesel tba Eastbourne - Hastings
  • 45212 or 45305 Hastings - Battle - Robertsbridge - Tunbridge Wells - Sevenoaks - Bat & Ball - Swanley - London Victoria

Friday 27th November 2020

The Northern Belle: Chatsworth House At Christmas (Northern Belle)

  • WCRC Class 57 Newcastle upon Tyne (pu) - Durham (pu) - Darlington (pu) - Chesterfield (break/rev) & return

Saturday 28th November 2020

The Northern Belle: Edinburgh Christmas Markets (Northern Belle)

  • WCRC Class 57 Hull (pu) - York (pu) - Edinburgh Waverley (break/rev) & return

The York Yuletide Express (Railway Touring Company)

  • 60163 Ealing Broadway (pu) - St.Albans - Luton (pu) - Bedford (pu) - Kettering (pu) - Melton Mowbray (pu) - York
  • 60163 York (pu) - Melton Mowbray (sd) - Kettering (sd) - Bedford (sd) - Luton (sd) - St. Albans (sd) - Ealing Broadway

Bath & Bristol Christmas Statesman (Statesman Rail)

  •   Preston (pu) - Wigan North Western (pu) - Warrington Bak Quay (pu) - Crewe (pu) - Shrewsbury (pu) - Wellington (pu) - Telford Central (pu) - Wolverhampton (pu) - Tame Bridge Parkway (pu) - Birmingham International (pu) - Bath Spa (sd) - Bristol Temple Meads (break/rev) & return
Cancelled

Additional Tour Information

Charter cancelled, following the cancellation of the Bath Christmas Market by the organisers.

Added 11:43 on Monday 10th August 2020

Sunday 29th November 2020

Steam Dreams Excursion: Bath Christmas Market (Steam Dreams)

  • 61306 London Paddington (pu) - Slough (pu) - Bath Spa (sd) - Bristol Temple Meads (break/rev) & return

Tuesday 1st December 2020

Steam Dreams Excursion: Bath Christmas Market (Steam Dreams)

  • 61306 London Victoria (pu) - Staines (pu) - Woking (pu) - Basingstoke (pu) - Bath Spa (sd) - Bristol Temple Meads (break/rev) & return

Wednesday 2nd December 2020

The Northern Belle: Christmas Lunch (Northern Belle)

  • WCRC Class 57 Doncaster (pu) - Leeds (pu) - York (pu) - tba & return

Thursday 3rd December 2020

The Northern Belle: Christmas Lunch (Northern Belle)

  • WCRC Class 57 Darlington - Durham (pu) - Newcastle upon Tyne (pu) - tba & return

The Worcester Christmas Fayre (Railway Touring Company)

  • 60163 Norwich - Wymondham (pu) - Attleborough (pu) - Thetford (pu) - Brandon (pu) - March (pu) - Peterborough (pu) - Leicester - Nuneaton - Stourbridge Junction - Kidderminster - Worcester Shrub Hill
  • 60163 Worcester Shrub Hill (pu) - Kidderminster - Stourbridge Junction - Nuneaton - Leicester - Peterborough
  • WCRC Class 47/57 Peterborough - March (sd) - Brandon (sd) - Thetford (sd) - Attleborough (sd) - Wymondham (sd) - Norwich

Friday 4th December 2020

The Northern Belle: Christmas Lunch (Northern Rail)

  • WCRC Class 57 Glasgow Central (pu) - Edinburgh Waverley (pu) - tba & return

Saturday 5th December 2020

The York Yuletide Express (Railway Touring Company)

  • Steam tba Liverpool Lime Street (pu) - Manchester Victoria (pu) - Stockport (pu) - Hope Valley Line - Sheffield (pu) - York (break/rev) & return

The Lyndum Fayre (Railway Touring Company)

  • 60163 London Kings Cross (pu) - Potters Bar (pu) - Stevenage (pu) - Peterborough - Sp[alding - Sleaford - Lincoln Central
  • 60163 Lincoln Central (pu) - Newark North Gate Grantham - Peterborough (sd) - Stevenage (sd) - Potters Bar (sd) - London Kings Cross

Settle & Carlisle Luncheon Circular (re-dated From 18 April 2020) (Statesman Rail)

  • To be confirmed Derby (pu) - Uttoxeter (pu) - Stoke on Trent (pu) - Kidsgrove (pu) - Alsager (pu) - Crewe (pu) - S&C - Upperby Curve - Shap - Crewe (sd) - Alsager (sd) - Kidsgrove (sd) - Stoke on Trent (sd) - Uttoxeter (sd) - Derby

Midland Scot (Statesman Rail)

  • 90002 Birmingham International (pu) - Birmingham New Street (pu) - Wolverhampton (pu) - Crewe (pu) - Warrington Bank Quay (pu) - Wigan North Western (pu) - Preston (pu) - Glasgow Central and return

Edinburgh Christmas Special - Spirit Of The Lakes (West Coast Railway Company)

  • WCRC Class 47/57 Cleethorpes (pu) - Grimsby Town (pu) - Habrough uj - Barnetby (pu) - Scunthorpe (pu) - Thorne South (pu) - Edinburgh Waverley (break/rev) & return

Sunday 6th December 2020

Steam Dreams Excursion: Lincoln Christmas Market (Steam Dreams)

  • 61306 Ealing Broadway (pu) - West Hampstead (pu) - Finsbury Park (pu) - Potters Bar (pu) - Stevenage (pu) - York
  • 61306 York (pu) - Stevenage (sd) - Potters Bar (sd) - Finsbury park (sd) - London Kings Cross

Additional Tour Information

Destination changed from Lincoln to York.

Added 22:43 on Thursday 17th September 2020

Tuesday 8th December 2020

The Bath & Bristol Christmas Market (Railway Touring Company)

  • 60163 London Victoria (pu) - Staines (pu) - Woking (pu) - Basingstoke (pu) - Bath Spa (sd) - Bristol Temple Meads (break/rev) & return

Wednesday 9th December 2020

The Northern Belle: Christmas Lunch (Northern Belle)

  • WCRC Class 57 Shrewsbury (pu) - Telford Cantral (pu) - tba & return

Edinburgh Christmas Special - Spirit Of The Lakes (West Coast Railway Company)

  • WCRC Class 47/57 Hull (pu) - Brough (pu) - Howden (pu) - Selby (pu) - Edinburgh Waverley (break/rev) & return

Thursday 10th December 2020

The Northern Belle: Christmas Lunch (Northern Belle)

  • WCRC Class 57 Cardiff Central (pu) - Bristol Temple Meads (pu) Bath Spa (pu) - tba & return

Steam Dreams Excursion: Oxford Christmas Market (Steam Dreams)

  • 61306 Southend East (pu) - Upminster (pu) - Barking (pu) - Oxford
  • 61306 Oxford (pu) - West London (tba)
  • WCRC Class 47/57 West London -Barking (sd) - Upminster a - Southend East

Friday 11th December 2020

The Northern Belle: Christmas Lunch (Northern Belle)

  • WCRC Class 57 Newport (pu) - Cardiff Central (pu) - tba - & return

Saturday 12th December 2020

The Northern Belle: Christmas Lunch (Northern Belle)

  • WCRC Class 57 Crewe (pu) - Chester (pu) - Liverpool Lime Street (pu) - tba & return

The Edinburgh Christmas Market (Railway Touring Company)

  • 60163 York (pu) - Durham (pu) - Newcastle upon Tyne (pu) - Edinburgh Waverley (break/rev) & return

The Birmingham & Shrewsbury Christmas Express (Railway Touring Company)

  • Steam TBA London Paddington (pu) - Slough (pu) - Reading (pu) - Didcot Prkway (pu) - Oxford - Leamington Spa - Birmingham New Street (sd) - Sandwell & Dudley - Wolverhampton - Telford Central - Shrewsbury (break/rev) & return

Great Western Envoy (re-dated From 27th June) (Saphos Trains)

  •   Crewe (pu) - Stafford (pu) - Tame Bridge Parkway (pu) - Birmingham International (pu) - Coventry (pu) - Leamington Spa (pu) - Oxford - Swindon - Bath Spa (sd) - Bristol Temple Meads (break/rev) & return
Cancelled

Additional Tour Information

Charter cancelled, following the cancellation of the Bath Christmas Market by the organisers.

Added 11:43 on Monday 10th August 2020

Edinburgh Christmas Special - Spirit Of The Lakes (West Coast Railway Company)

  • WCRC Class 47/57 Peterborough (pu) - Grantham (pu) - Newark North Gate (pu) - Retford (pu) - Doncaster (pu) - Edinburgh Waverley (break/rev) & return

Tuesday 15th December 2020

The Northern Belle: Christmas Lunch (Northern Rail)

  • WCRC Class 57 Chesterfield (pu) - Derby (pu) - Nottingham (pu) - Grantham (pu) - tba & return

Wednesday 16th December 2020

The Northern Belle: Christmas Lunch (Northern Belle)

Thursday 17th December 2020

The Northern Belle: Christmas Lunch (Northern Belle)

The Christmas White Rose (Railway Touring Company)

  • 60163 Cambridge (pu) - Ely (pu) - March (pu) - Peterborough (pu) - York
  • 60163 York (pu) - Peterborough (sd) - March (sd) - Ely (sd) - Cambridge

Pennine Moors Christmas Explorer (Saphos Trains)

  • LSL Diesel Birmingham International (pu) - Tame Bridge Parkway (pu) - Wolverhampton (pu) - Penkridge (pu) - Stafford (pu) - Crewe (pu)
  • LSL Steam Pool Crewe - Warington Bank Quay (pu) - Blackburn - Copy Pit - Rochdale - Manchester Victoria - Earlestowen - Warrington Bank Quay (sd) - Crewe s
  • LSL Diesel Crewe - Staffod (sd) - Penkridge (sd) - Wolverhampton (sd) - Tame Bridge Parkway (sd) - Birmingham International

Friday 18th December 2020

The Northern Belle: Christmas Lunch (Northern Belle)

  • WCRC Class 57 Coventry (pu) - Birmingham International (pu) - tba & return

White Cliffs Lunchtime Tour (Steam Dreams)

  • 61306 London Victoria (pu) - Bomley South (pu) - Dover - Bromley South (sd) - London Victoria

Saturday 19th December 2020

The Northern Belle: Christmas Lunch (Northern Belle)

  • WCRC Class 57 Liverpool Lime Street (pu) - Manchester Victoria (pu) - Preston (pu) - tba - & return

The Christmas White Rose (Railway Touring Company)

  • 60163 London Kings Cross (pu) - Stevenage (pu) - Huntingdon (pu) - Peterborough (pu) - York
  • 60163 York (pu) - Peterborough (sd) - Huntingdon (sd) - Stevenage (sd) - London Kings Cross

The Christmas White Rose (Saphos Trains)

  • LSL Diesel Wolverhampton (pu) - Codsall - Telford Central (pu) - Wellington (pu) - Shrewsbury (pu) - Whitchurch (pu) - Crewe (pu)
  • LSL Steam Pool Crewe - Warrington Bank Quay (pu) - Newton-le-Willows (pu) - Manchester Victoria (pu) - Hope Valley - Sheffield - York
  • LSL Steam Pool York (pu) - Wakefield - Calder Valley - Rochdale - Manchester Victoria (sd) - Newton-le-Willows (sd) - Warrington Bank Quay (sd) - Hartford (sd) - Crewe s-
  • LSL Diesel Crewe - Whitchurch (sd) - Shrewsbury (sd) - Wellington (sd) - Telford Cantral (sd) - Codsall (sd) - Wolverhampton

Saturday 30th January 2021

The Blue Boys Merrymixer (Pathfinder Tours)

  • DRS Class 68 Eastleigh (pu) - Basingstoke (pu) - Reading West (pu) - Didcot Parkway (pu) - Banbury (pu) - Leamington Spa (pu) - Coventry (pu) - Birmingham International (pu) - Birmingham New Street (pu) - Bescot
  • DRS Class 37 x 2 Bescot - Tamworth - Coalville - Nuneaton - Crewe
  • DRS Class 66 Crewe - Shrewsbury - Wolverhampton - Walsall - Nuneaton - Rugby
  • DRS Class 88 Rugby - Birmingham International
  • DRS Class 57 Birmingham International (sd) - Coventry (sd) - Leamington Spa (sd) - Banbury (sd) - Didcot Parkway (sd) - Reading West (sd) - Basingstoke (sd) - Eastleigh

Additional Tour Information

Outward from Birmingham via Lichfield City not available. Diversion via Tamworth to head for Crewe, not Stoke on Trent.

Added 09:44 on Monday 2nd March 2020

The Winter Cumbrian Mountain Express (Railway Touring Company)

Saturday 6th February 2021

The Winter Cumbrian Mountain Express (Railway Touring Company)

  • 86259 London Euston (pu) - Watford Junction (pu) - (by service train to Milton Keynes Central) - Milton Keynes Central (pu) - Northampton (pu) - (by service train to Rugby) - Rugby (pu) - Nuneaton (pu) - Crewe (pu) - Preston (pu) - Carnforth
  • Carnforth Steam Pool Carnforth - Shap - Carlisle
  • Carnforth Steam Pool Carlisle - S&C - Hellifield - Blackburn - Farington Junction - Preston
  • 86259 Preston - Crewe (sd) - Nuneaton (sd) - Rugby (sd) - (Northampton (sd) - by service train from Rugby) - Milton Keynes Central (sd) - (Watford Junction (sd) - by service train from Milton Keynes Central)- London Euston

Thursday 11th February 2021

The Northern Belle: Valentine's Day Lunch (Northern Belle)

  • WCRC Class 57 York (pu) - Harroaget (pu) - Leeds (pu) - tba & return

Saturday 13th February 2021

The Northern Belle: Vaalentine's Day Lunch (Northern Belle)

  • WCRC Class 57 Coventry (pu) - Birmingham International (pu) - tba return

Valentine's Bath & Bristol Steam Express (Railway Touring Company)

  • Steam tba London Waterloo (pu) - Twickenham (pu) - Egham (pu) - Woking (pu) - Basingstoke (pu) - Andover (pu) - Salisbury - Westbury - Bath Spa (sd) - Bristol Temple Meads (break/rev) & return

Saturday 20th February 2021

The Cotswold Venturer (Railway Touring Company)

  • 6233 London Paddington (pu) - Slough (pu) - Reading (pu) - Didcot Parkway (pu) - Swindon - Kemble - Cheltenham Spa - Worcester Shrub Hill (break/rev) & return
  • 6233 Worcester Shrub Hill - Cheltenham Spa - Stroud - Sapperton - Swindon - Didcot Parkway (sd) - Reading (sd) - Slough (sd) - London Paddington

Sunday 21st February 2021

Statesman Rail: Settle & Carlisle Luncheon Circular (re-dated From 4 April 2020) (Statesman Rail)

  • LSL Class 47s Bangor (pu) - Llandudno Junction (pu) - Colony Bay (pu) - Rhyl (pu) - Flint (pu) - Chester (pu) - Frodsham (pu) - S&C - Upperby Curve - Shap - preston - Frodsham (sd) - Chester (sd) - Flint (sd) - Rhyl (sd) - Colwyn Bay (sd) - Llandudno Junction (sd) - Bangor

Additional Tour Information

Statesman Rail advise that this train is now fully booked.

Added 22:29 on Wednesday 4th March 2020

Saturday 27th February 2021

The Winter Cumbrian Mountain Express (Railway Touring Company)

  • 86259 London Euston (pu) - Watford Junction (pu) - (by service train to Milton Keynes Central) - Milton Keynes Central (pu) - Northampton (pu) - (by service train to Rugby) - Rugby (pu) - Nuneaton (pu) - Crewe (pu) - Preston (pu) - Carnforth
  • Carnforth Steam Pool Carnforth - Shap - Carlisle
  • Carnforth Steam Pool Carlisle - S&C - Hellifield - Blackburn - Farington Junction - Preston
  • 86259 Preston - Crewe (sd) - Nuneaton (sd) - Rugby (sd) - (Northampton (sd) - by service train from Rugby) - Milton Keynes Central (sd) - (Watford Junction (sd) - by service train from Milton Keynes Central)- London Euston

The Cotton Mill Express (Railway Touring Company)

  • Carnforth Steam Pool Lancaster (pu) - Preston (pu) - Wigan North Western (pu) - Manchester Victoria (pu) - Stalybridge - Standedge - Huddersfield - Brighouse - Calder Valley Line - Copy Pit - Blackburn (pu) - Chorley - Bolton - Manchester Victoria - talybriddge - Standedge - Huddersfield - Brighouse - Calder Valley - Rochdale - Manchester Victoria (sd) - Wigan North Western (sd) - Preston (sd) - Lancaster

Sunday 28th February 2021

The Northern Belle: Classic Afternoon Tea (Northern Belle)

Saturday 6th March 2021

The Yorkshireman (Railway Touring Company)

  • 60163 Ealing Broadway (pu) - St.Albans - Luton (pu) - Bedford (pu) - Kettering (pu) - Melton Mowbray (pu) - York
  • WCRC Class 47/57 York (pu) - Chesterfield - Erewash Valley Line - Melton Mowbray (sd) - Kettering (sd) - Bedford (sd) - Luton (sd) - St. Albans (sd) - Ealing Broadway

Saturday 13th March 2021

The Cumbrian Coast Express (Railway Touring Company)

  • 86259 London Euston (pu) - Watford Junction (by service train to Milton Keynes) (pu) - Milton Keynes Central (pu) - Northampton (by service train to Rugby) (pu) - Rugby (pu) - Nuneaton (pu) - Crewe (pu) - Preston (pu) - Carlisle
  • Carnforth Steam Pool Carlisle - Cumbrian Coast Line - Ulverston - Carnforth
  • 86259 Carnforth - Preston (sd) - Crewe (sd) - Nuneaton (sd) - Rugby (sd) - (Northampton (sd) - by service train from Rugby) - Milton Keynes Central (sd) - (Watford Junction (sd) - by service train from Milton Keynes Central)- London Euston

Saturday 20th March 2021

The Edinburgh Flyer (Railway Touring Company)

  • 60163 York (pu) - Durham (pu) - Newcastle upon Tyne (pu) - Edinburgh Waverley (break/rev) & return

The Cheshireman (Railway Touring Company)

  • Steam TBA London Euston (pu) - Watford Junction (by service train to Milton Keynes) (pu) - Milton Keynes Central (pu) - Northampton (pu) - Rugby (pu) - Nuneaton (pu) - Stafford - Crewe - Chester (break/rev) & return

West Highland Statesman: Day 1 (Statesman Rail)

  • LSLElectric Milton Keynes Central (pu) - Rugby (pu) - Nuneaton (pu) - Tamworth Low Level (pu) - Lichfield Trent Valley (pu) - Stafford (pu) - Crewe (pu) - Warrington Bank Quay (pu) - Wigan North Western (pu) - Preston (pu) - Mossend (tbc)
  • LSL Diesel Mossend (tbc) - Fort William

Sunday 21st March 2021

West Highland Statesman: Day 2 (Statesman Rail)



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West Highland Statesman: Day 3 (Statesman Rail)

  • LSL Diesel Fort William (pu) - Mossend (tbc)
  • LSL Electric Mossend (tbc) - Preston (sd) - Wigan North Western (sd) - Warrington Bank Quay (sd) - Crewe (sd) - Stafford (sd) - Lichfield Trent Valley (sd) - Tamworth Low Level (sd) - Nuneaton (sd) - Rugby (sd) - Milton Keynes Central

Saturday 27th March 2021

The Fens And Fells Flyer (A1 Steam Locomotive Trust)

  • WCRC Class 47 Cambridge (pu) - Ely (pu) - March (pu) - Peterborough (pu) - York
  • 60163 York - Durham - Hexham - Carlisle (rev/break) - Appleby - Settle - Bingley - Doncaster
  • WCRC Class 47 Doncaster - Peterborough (sd) - March (sd) - Ely (sd) - Cambridge (sd)

The Wensleydale Railway (Railway Touring Company)

  • Carnforth Steam Pool Carnforth (pu) - Wennington - hellifield - Skipton (pu) - Leeds (pu) - York (pu) - Redmire (sd) - Leyburn (break/rev) & return

The Mancunian (Railway Touring Company)

  • 6233 London Euston (pu) - Watfod Junction (pu) - Milton Keynes Central (pu) - Northampton (pu) - Rugby (pu) - Nuneaton (pu) - Colwich Junction - Hixon - Stone - Stoke on Trent - Macclesfield - Stockport - Manchester Piccadilly (break/rev) & return

The Cotswold Lion (UK Railtours)

  • To be confirmed Peterborough (pu) - Huntingdon (pu) - Stevenage (pu) - Welwyn Garden City (pu) - Potters Bar (pu) - Finsbury Park (pu) - North London Line - Didcot - Oxford - Evesham (sd) - Worcester Shrub Hill
  • To be confirmed Worcester Shrub Hill (pu) - Cheltenham Spa (pu) - Stroud - Sapperton - Swindon - Didcot - North London Line - Finsbury Park (sd) - Potters Bar (sd) - Welwyn Garden City (sd) - Stevenage (sd) - Huntingdon (sd) - Peterborough

Saturday 3rd April 2021

The Aberdonian (A1 Steam Locomotive Trust)

  • 60163 Edinburgh Waverley (pu) - Haymarket (pu) - Forth Bridge - Kirkcaldy - Perth - Dundee - Montrose - Aberdeen (break/rev) & return

Friday 9th April 2021

The West Highland & Royal Deeside: Day 1 (UK Railtours)

  • To be confirmed London Kings Cross (pu) - Stevenage (pu) - Peterborough (pu) - Settle & Carlisle Line - Carlisle (break) - Dumbarton Central

Saturday 10th April 2021

The Caledonian (A1 Steam Locomotive Trust)

  • Electric TBA Birmingham New Street (pu) - Wolverhampton (pu) - Stafford (pu) - Crewe (pu) - Preston (pu) - Carnforth Loop
  • 60163 Carnforth Loop - Shap - Carlisle - Lockerbie - Beattock - Edinburgh and return
  • Electric TBA Carnforth Loop - Preston (sd) - Crewe (sd) - Stafford (sd) - Wolverhampton (sd) - Birmingham New Street (sd)

West Highland Statesman: Day 1 (Statesman Rail)

  • LSL Electric Stevenage (pu) - Hitchin (pu) - St. Neots (pu) - Huntingdon (pu) - Peterborough (pu) - Grantham (pu) - Newark North Gate (pu) - Retford (pu) - Doncaster (pu) - York (pu) - Edinburgh (tbc)
  • LSL Diesel Edinburgh (tbc) - Fort William

TheWest Highland & Royal Deeside: Day 2 (UK Railtours)

  • To be confirmed Dumbarton Central (pu) - Crianlarich - Oban (break/rev) & return

Sunday 11th April 2021

West Highland Statesman:day 2 (Statesman Rail)

The West Highland & Royal Deeside: Day 3 (UK Railtours)

  • To be confirmed Dumbarton Central (pu) - Perth - Dundee - Montrose - Stonehaven (break) (rev) & return


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West Highland Statesman: Day 3 (Statesman Rail)

  • LSL Diesel Fort William (pu) - Edinburgh (tbc)
  • LSL Electric Edinburgh (tbc) - York (sd) - Doncaster (sd) - Retford (sd) - Newark Northgate (sd) - Grantham (sd) - Peterborough (sd) - Huntingdon (sd) - St. Neots (sd) - Hitchin (sd) - Stevenage

The West Highland & Royal Deeside: Day 4 (UK Railtours)

  • To be confirmed Dumbarton Central (pu) - Edinburgh Waverley (break) - ECML - Peterborough (sd) - Stevenage (sd) - London Kings Cross

Saturday 24th April 2021

The Non-Mazey Day Cornishman (re-dated From 5 September 2020) (Pathfinder Tours)

  • GBRf Class 66/7 Birmingham New Street (pu) - Northfield (pu) - Bromsgrove (pu) - Worcester Parkway (pu) - Cheltenham Spa (pu) - Gloucester (pu)
  • 50007 and 50049 Gloucester - Cam & Dursley (pu) - Bristol Parkway (pu) - Bristol Temple Meads (pu) - Truro (sd) - St. Earth (sd) - Penzance
  • 50007 and 50049 Penzance (pu) - St.Erth (pu) - Truro (pu) - Bristol Temple Meads (pu) - Bristol Parkway (sd) - Cam & Dursley (sd) - Gloucester (sd)
  • GBRf Class 66/7 Gloucester - Cheltenham Spa (sd) - Worcester Parkway (sd) - Bromsgrove (sd) - Northfield (sd) - Birmingham New Street

Additional Tour Information

Tour now re-dated to 5 September.

Added 12:40 on Friday 17th April 2020

Postponed following he cancellation of the Mazey day event in Penzance

Added 18:49 on Thursday 2nd April 2020

The Merchant Of Norfolk (UK Railtours)

  • 35028 London Kings Cross (pu) - Potters Bar (pu) - Stevenage (pu) - Cambridge - Thetford - Norwich (break/rev) & return

Saturday 1st May 2021

The Cambridge & Norfolk Explorer (re-dated From 19 September) (Pathfinder Tours)

  • DRS Class 37 (Pair) Eastleigh (pu) - Romsey (pu) - Salisbury (pu) - Warminster (pu) - Westbury (pu) - Trowbridge (pu) - Chippenham (pu) - Swindon (pu) - Didcot Parkway (pu) - Cambridge (sd) - Ely (sd) - Norwich (break/rev) & return

The Doctor Syn (UK Railtours)

  • To be confirmed Derby (pu) - East Midlands Parkway (pu) - Leicester (pu) - Kettering (pu) - Bedford (pu) - St. Albans City (pu) - Ashford International (break) - Appledore - Lydd Town - Dungerness (rev) - Lydd Town - Appledore - Ashford International - Tonbridge - St.Albans City (sd) - Bedford (sd) - Kettering (sd) - Leicester (sd) - East Midlands Parkway (sd) - Derby

Saturday 8th May 2021

The Cumbrian Explorer (A1 Steam Locomotive Trust)

  • 60163 Darlington North Road (pu) - Darlington Bank Top (pu) - Thirsk (pu) - York (pu) - Leeds (pu) - Skipton (pu) - Settle - Appleby - Carlisle
  • 60163 Carlisle - Workington - Sellafield - Barrow-in-Furness - Carnforth
  • WCRC Class 47/57 Carnforth - Skipton (sd) - Leeds (sd) - York (sd) - Thirsk (sd) - Darlington Bank Top (sd) - Darlington North Road (sd)

The Pennine Limited (Railway Touring Company)

  • WCRC Class 47/57 Norwich (pu) - Wymondham (pu) - Attleborough (pu) - Thetford (pu) - Brandon (pu) - March (pu) - Peterborough (pu) - York - Skipton - Hellifield
  • Carnforth Steam Pool Hellifield - S&C - Carlisle
  • Carnforth Steam Pool Carlisle (pu) - S&C - Hellifield
  • WCRC Class 47/57 Hellifield - tba - Peterborough (sd) - March (sd) - Brandon (sd) - Thetford (sd) - Attleborough (sd) - Wymondham (sd) - Norwich

Saturday 15th May 2021

The Jorvik Express (A1 Steam Locomotive Trust)

  • 60163 Liverpool Lime Street (pu) - Newton-le-Willows (pu) - Manchester Victoria (pu) - Romiley - Hope Valley - Sheffield - Swinton (South Yorks) - Church Fenton - York
  • 60163 York - Wakefield - Brighouse - Hebden Bridge - Rochdale - Manchester Victoria (sd) - Newton-le-Willows (sd) - Liverpool Lime Street (sd)

Shrewsbury In Springtime (UK Railtours)

  • To be confirmed London Kings Cross (pu) - Potters Bar (pu) - Stevenage (pu) - Peterborough - Leicester - Nuneaton - Sutton Park - Wolverhampton - Telford Central (sd) - Shrewsbury (break/rev) & return

Wednesday 19th May 2021

Sweet Caroline Railtour (Private Charter)

  • DRS Class 37 Derby - Crewe - Stockport - Chinley - Chesterfield - Toton Yard - Derby

Additional Tour Information

Private charter with former Southern Region General Manager's Saloon No. DB975025 Caroline, for winners of a prize draw related to the model of 'Caroline' being created by Revolution Trains in N and OO gauges.

Added 22:12 on Tuesday 15th September 2020

Saturday 22nd May 2021

The Pennine Explorer (A1 Steam Locomotive Trust)

  • WCRC Class 47/57 Leicester (pu) - East Midlands Parkway (pu) - Derby (pu) - Chesterfield (pu) - Barrow Hill
  • 60163 Barrow Hill - Swinton (S. Yorks) - York - Darlington - Durham - Hexham - Carlisle
  • 60163 Carlisle - Appleby - Settle - Bingley - Wakefield - Swinton (S. Yorks) - Barrow Hill
  • WCRC Class 47/57 Barrow Hill - Chesterfield (sd) - Derby (sd) - East Midlands Parkway (sd) - Leicester (sd)

The Cumbrian Freighter (re-dated From 3 October 2020) (Pathfinder Tours)

  • DBS Class 66 (Pair) Banbury (pu) - Leamington Spa (pu) - Dorridge (pu) - Birmingham New Street (pu) - Wolverhampton (pu) - Stafford (pu) - Crewe (pu) - Warrington Bank Quay (pu) - Wigan North Western (pu) - Blackburn - Hellifield - S&C - Upperby Junction - Shap - Wigan North Western (sd) - Warrington Bank Quay (sd) - Crewe (sd) - Stafford (sd) - Wolverhampton (sd) - Birmingham New Street (sd) - Dorridge (sd) - Leamington Spa (sd) - Banbury

Additional Tour Information

Full itinerary plus potential additional sections of track to be announced

Added 19:09 on Tuesday 3rd September 2019

Cumbrian Mountain Express (Railway Touring Company)

  • 86259 London Euston (pu) - Watford Junction (by service train to Milton Keynes) (pu) - Milton Keynes Central (pu) - Northampton (by service train to Rugby) (pu) - Rugby (pu) - Nuneaton (pu) - Crewe (pu) - Preston (pu) - Carnforth
  • Carnforth Steam Pool Carnforth - Shap - Carlisle
  • Carnforth Steam Pool Carlisle - S&C - Hellifield - Blackburn - Farington Junction - Preston
  • 86259 Preston - Crewe (sd) - Nuneaton (sd) - Rugby (sd) - (Northampton (sd) - by service train from Rugby) - Milton Keynes Central (sd) - (Watford Junction (sd) - by service train from Milton Keynes Central)- London Euston

Saturday 29th May 2021

The South Devon Explorer (Railway Touring Company)

  • 6233 Woking (pu) - Guildford (pu) - Reading (pu) - Newbury (pu) - Westbury (pu) - Taunton - Exeter St. Davids - Plymouth
  • 6233 Plymouth (pu) - Exeter St. Davids - Taunton
  • WCRC Class 47/57 Taunton - Westbury (sd) - Newbury (sd) - Reading (sd) - Guildford (sd) - Woking

Saturday 5th June 2021

The Galloway Fifties (redated From 18th April & 22 August 2020) (Pathfinder Tours)

  • 50007 and 50049 Tame Bridge Parkway (pu) - Birmingham New Street (pu) - Stafford (pu) - Crewe (pu) - Warrington Bank Quay (pu) - Wigan North Western (pu) - Preston (pu) - Shap - Carlisle (pu) - Dumfries - Kilmarnock - Ayr - Stranraer
  • 50007 and 50049 Stranraer (pu) - Ayr - Newton-on-Ayr (break) - Annabank - Mauchline - Dumfries - Carlisle (sd) - Shap - Preston (sd) - Wigan North Western (sd) - Warrington Bank Quay (sd) - Crewe (sd) - Stafford (sd) - Birmingham New street (sd) - Tame Bridge Parkway

The Buxton Spa Express (Railway Touring Company)

  • WCRC Class 47/57 Ealing Broadway (pu) - St.Albans - Luton (pu) - Bedford (pu) - Kettering (pu) - Melton Mowbray - Leicester Humberstone Road
  • 60163 Leicester Humberstone Road - Erewash Valley - Chesterfield - Hope Valley - Peak Forrst - Buxton Spa
  • 60163 Buxton Spa (pu) - Whaley Bridge - Stockport - Denton - Guide Bridge - Romiley - Hope Valley Line - Sheffield - Beighton Junction - Barrow Hill
  • WCRC Class 47/57 Barrow Hill - Chesterfield - Erewash Valley Line - Leicester (sd) - Kettering (sd) - Bedford (sd) - Luton (sd) - St. Albans (sd) - Ealing Broadway

The Scarborough Flyer (Railway Touring Company)

  • Carnforth Steam Pool Manchester Victoria (pu) - Romiley (pu) - Hope Valley Line - Hathersage (pu) - Sheffield (pu) - Swinton - Moorthorpe - York (sd) - Malton - Scarborough
  • Carnforth Steam Pool Scarborough (pu) - Malton - York (pu) - Milford Loop
  • WCRC Class 47/57 Milford Loop - Sheffield (sd) - Hathersage (sd) - Hope Valley Line - Romiley (sd) - Manchester Victoria

Saturday 12th June 2021

The Tynesider (Railway Touring Company)

  • Carnforth Pool Cleethorpes (pu) - Grimsby (pu) - Barnetby (pu) - Scunthorpe (pu) - York - Newcastle upon Tyne (sd) - Blyth & Tyne - Morpeth - Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Carnforth Pool Newcastle upon Tyne - York
  • WCRC Class 47/57 York - Scunthorpe (sd) - Barnetby (sd) - Grimsby (sd) - Cleethorpes

Friday 18th June 2021

The Cambrian Coast Express (re-dated From 11 September 2020) (Pathfinder Tours)

  • DBS Class 67 Bristol Temple Meads (pu) - Bristol Parkway (pu) - Cam & Dursley (pu) - Cheltenham Spa (pu) - Worcester Parkway (pu) - Bromsgrove (pu) - Birmingham New Street (pu) - Wolverhampton (pu) - Telford Central (pu) - Shrewsbury
  • NR Class 97/3 (Pair) Shrewsbury - Machynlleth - Barmouth - Porthmadog - Pwllheli
  • NR Class 97/3 (Pair) Pwllheli (pu) - Porthmadog - Barmouth - Machynlleth - Shrewsbury s
  • DBS Class 67 Shrewsbury - Telford Central (sd) - Wolverhampton (sd) - Birmingham New Street (sd) - Bromsgrove (sd) - Worcester Parkway (sd) - Cheltenham Spa (sd) - Cam & Dursley (sd) - Bristol Parkway (sd) - Bristol Temple Meads

Saturday 26th June 2021

The Cumbrian Mountain Express (Railway Touring Company)

  • 86259 London Euston (pu) - Watford Junction (by service train to Milton Keynes) (pu) - Milton Keynes Central (pu) - Northampton (by service train to Rugby) (pu) - Rugby (pu) - Nuneaton (pu) - Crewe (pu) - Preston (pu) - Carnforth
  • Carnforth Steam Pool Carnforth - Shap - Carlisle
  • Carnforth Steam Pool Carlisle (pu) - Appleby - S&C - Hellifield - Blackburn - Preston (sd) -
  • 86259 Preston - Crewe (sd) - Nuneaton (sd) - Rugby (sd) - Northampton (sd) - (by service train from Rugby) - Milton Keynes Central (sd) - Watford Junction (sd) - (by service train from Milton Keynes Central) - London Euston

Saturday 3rd July 2021

The Bournemouth Express (Railway Touring Company)

  • 35018 London Waterloo (pu) - Weybridge - Woking - Basingstoke - Southampton Central - Bournemouth (break/rev) & return

Friday 9th July 2021

The End Of Southern Steam (Railway Touring Company)

  • Steam tbc London Waterloo (pu) - Weybridge - Woking (pu) - Basingstoke - Salisbury (sd) - Sherborne (sd) - Yeovil Railway Centre
  • WCRC Class 47/57 Yeovil Junction (pu) - Maiden Newton - Dorchester - Weymouth
  • Steam tbc Weymouth (pu) - Poole - Bournemouth - Southampton Central - Basingstoke (sd) - Woking (sd) - Weybridge - London Waterloo

Saturday 17th July 2021

The Cumbrian Mountain Express (Railway Touring Company)

  • WCRC Class 47/57 Crewe (pu) - Runcorn (pu) - Liverpool Lime Street (pu) -
  • Carnforth Steam Pool Liverpool Lime Street (pu) - Broad Green (pu) - St. Helens Central (pu) - Wigan North Western (pu) - Blackburn (pu) - S&C - Carlisle
  • Carnforth Steam Pool Carlisle (pu) - Shap - Preston (sd) - Wigan North Western (sd) - St. Helens Central (sd) - Broad Street (sd) - Liverpool Lime Street (sd) -
  • WCRC Class 47/57 Liverpool Lime Street - Runcorn (sd) - Crewe

The Cheshireman (Railway Touring Company)

  • 60163 London Euston (pu) - Watford Junction (by service train to Milton Keynes) (pu) - Milton Keynes Central (pu) - Northampton (pu) - Rugby (pu) - Nuneaton (pu) - Stafford - Crewe - Chester (break/rev) & return

(UK Railtours)

  • 60163 London Euston (pu) - Watford Junction (by service train to Milton Keynes) (pu) - Milton Keynes Central (pu) - Northampton (pu) - Rugby (pu) - Nuneaton (pu) - Stafford - Crewe - Chester (break/rev) & return

Sunday 18th July 2021

The North Wales Coast Express (Railway Touring Company)

  • Carnforth Steam Pool Liverpool Lime Street (pu) - Broad Green (pu) - Warrington Bank Quay (pu) - Frodsham (pu) - Chester (pu) - Llandudno Junction - (Llandudno Town by service train from Llandudno Junction) - Bangor (sd) - Holyhead

Thursday 22nd July 2021

The Aberdonian (A1 Steam Locomotive Trust)

  • 60163 Edinburgh Waverley (pu) - Forth Bridge - Kirkcaldy - Perth - Dundee - Montrose - Aberdeen (break/rev) & return

Saturday 31st July 2021

The Aberdonian (A1 Steam Locomotive Trust)

  • 60163 Edinburgh Waverley (pu) - Forth Bridge - Kirkcaldy - Perth - Dundee - Montrose - Aberdeen (break/rev) & return

Thursday 12th August 2021

The Aberdonian (A1 Steam Locomotive Trust)

  • 60163 Edinburgh Waverley (pu) - Forth Bridge - Kirkcaldy - Perth - Dundee - Montrose - Aberdeen (break/rev) & return

Thursday 19th August 2021

The Aberdonian (A1 Steam Locomotive Trust)

  • 60163 Edinburgh Waverley (pu) - Forth Bridge - Kirkcaldy - Perth - Dundee - Montrose - Aberdeen (break/rev) & return

Thursday 2nd September 2021

The Aberdonian (A1 Steam Locomotive Trust)

  • 60163 Edinburgh Waverley (pu) - Forth Bridge - Kirkcaldy - Perth - Dundee - Montrose - Aberdeen (break/rev) & return

Saturday 11th September 2021

The Aberdonian (A1 Steam Locomotive Trust)

  • 60163 Edinburgh Waverley (pu) - Forth Bridge - Kirkcaldy - Perth - Dundee - Montrose - Aberdeen (break/rev) & return

Tuesday 21st September 2021

Steam Dreams Excursion: Highgrove, Lydney & Cardiff (Steam Dreams)

  • 61306 and 61264 London Paddington (pu) - Maidenhead (pu) - Reading (pu) - Gloucester (sd) - Lydney (sd) - Cardiff Central (break/rev) & return

Additional Tour Information

Redated from 22nd September 2020.

Added 14:56 on Saturday 1st August 2020


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