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The page provides a rundown of the updates and additions that have taken place to the main Railtours page within the past 14 days. All information is provided in good faith and believed to be correct.

Tours added or updated on 12th October 2019

The Illuminati
(Operating on 2nd November 2019 by A1 Steam Locomotive Trust)

  • 60163 Birmingham New Street (pu) - Tame Bridge Parkway (pu) - Wolverhampton ( u) - Stafford (pu) - Stoke-on-Trent (pu) - Preston
  • Diesel TBA Preston - Blackpool North
  • Diesel TBA Blackpool North - Preston
  • 60163 Preston - Stoke-on-Trent (sd) - Stafford (sd) - Wolverhampton (sd) - Tame Bridge Parkway (sd) - Birmingham New Street
Tour Updated

Tours added or updated on 5th October 2019

Gerry's 313 Farewell
(Operating on 23rd October 2019 by UK Railtours)

  • 313064 and 313134 King's Cross-Welwyn-Royston-Moorgate-Hornsey Reversing Siding-Letchworth-King's Cross
Tour Updated

The Snowdon Panorama
(Operating on 12th October 2019 by UK Railtours)

  • TBA London Euston (pu) - Watford Junction (pu) - Milton Keynes Central (pu) - Rugby (pu) - Crewe - Chester - Llandudno Junction (break/rev) & return
Tour Updated

Tours added or updated on 4th October 2019

Cardiff Valleys Pacer Farewell (Fawelio Phacer Cymoedd Caerdydd) In Association With Transport For Wales
(Operating on 6th October 2019 by Branch Line Society)

  • Class 143 'Pacer' x 2 Cardiff Central (pu) - Penarth (rev) - Cardiff Central (pu) - Ninian Park (rev) - Cogan DPL - Barry (rev) - Cogan UPL - Ninian Park (rev) - Cardiff Central (rev) - Ninian Park - Radyr - Taff Wells - (rev) - Radyr - Llandaf - Cardiff Queen Street - Cardiff Central - Ninian Park - Radyr - Pontypridd (rev) - Radyr (rev) - Pontypridd - Treherbert North GF (rev) - Treherbert Sidings (rev) - Treherbert North GF (rev) - Pontypridd (rev) - Aberdare (rev) - Abercwmboi DPL - Stormstown Loop - Pontypridd - Radyr (rev) - Pontypridd - Radyr - Ninian Park - Cardiff Central - Cardiff Queen Street - Caerphilly (rev) - Cardiff Queen Street - Cardiff Central (rev) - Cardiff Queen Street - Caerphilly (rev) - Cardiff Queen Street - Cardiff Central (rev) - Cardiff Queen Street - Bargoed - Rhymney North Ground Frame (rev) - Rhymney DMU Sidings (rev) - Rhymney North Ground Frame - Bargoed (rev) - Bargoed Viaduct Sidings (rev) - Caerphilly - Cardiff Queen Street - Cardiff Bay (rev) - Cardiff Queen Street - Ystrad Mynach (rev) - Down Rhymney Loop - Cardiff Queen Street - Cardiff Central - Brickyard Sidings (rev) - Cardiff Central

Locomotive Movement
(Operating on 7th October 2019 by Locomotive Services (TOC) Limited)

  • 70000 Crewe - East Grinstead

Locomotive Movement
(Operating on 17th October 2019 by Locomotive Services (TOC) Limited)

  • 70000 East Grinstead - Southall

The Pennine Explorer
(Operating on 5th October 2019 by A1 Steam Locomotive Trust)

  • Diesel TBA Leicester (pu) - East Midlands Parkway (pu) - Derby (pu) - Chesterfield (pu) - Sheffield (pu) - York
  • 60163 York - Darlington - Durham - Hexham - Carlisle
  • 60163 Carlisle - S&C - Hellfield - Skipton - Sheffield area
  • Diesel TBA Sheffield area - Sheffield (sd) - Chesterfield (sd) - Derby (sd) - East Midlands Parkway (sd) - Leicester

The Robert Burns
(Operating on 25th January 2020 by UK Railtours)

  • DBC Diesel London Euston (pu) - Watford Junction (pu) - Milton Keynes Central (pu) - Northampton (pu) - Stockport - Guide Bridge - Stalybridge - Standedge Tunnel - Healey Mills - York and return
New Charter

The Sandwich Deal
(Operating on 12th October 2019 by Branch Line Society)

  • Class 375/6 EMU Ramsgate Platform 1 (pu) - Ramsgate Depot Reception West (rev) - Ramsgate Depot Reception Washer Spur - Ramsgate Depot Exit Minster End - Ramsgate Depot Reception - Ramsgate Depot Margate End - Up Thanet - Margate Platform 3 - Margate Signal EK5105 (rev) - Margate Platform 2 - Down Thanet - Ramsgate Platform 2 - Minster East Junction - Minster - Canterbury West - Ashford International Platform 2 (rev) - Sevington - Herringe via Bi-Di - Folkestone Central - Folkestone East Train Road 2 (rev) - Folkestone East (rev) - Dover Priory Platform 3 - Dover Priory YE623 (rev) - Dover Priory Sidings 1 (rev) - Dover Priory YE623 (rev) - Saltwood Junction - (Simplified-Bidirectional) Herringe - Sevington - Ashford International Up Fast - Lenham Loop - Maidstone Signal ME9 - Maidstone East Bay Platform 3 (break) - Maidstone Signal ME14 (rev) - Ashford International Platform 2 - Ashford East Berthing Sidings Road 2 (rev) - Ashford International Platform 2 (rev) - Ashford Down Carriage Sidings- South By-Pass Road (rev) - Ashford Down Carriage Sidings Road 12 (rev) - Ashford South By Pass Road - Ashford Down Carriage Sidings Canterbury Exit - Wye - Canterbury West Down Loop - Minster Up Platform - Minster East Junction - Ramsgate Platform 2

The Severn-Dudley Sins
(Operating on 11th December 2019 by UK Railtours)

  • Diesel TBA London Euston (pu) - Watford Junction (pu) - Milon Keynes Central (pu) - Northampton (pu) - Rugby (pu) - Birmingham New Street - Selly Oak - Lifford Curve - Camp Hill Line - Park Lane Junction - Sutton Park Line - Walsall - Wolverhampton - Madeley Junction - Coalbrookdale (rev) - Madeley Junction - Oxley Chord - Stafford -
  • Diesel TBA Stafford - Lichfield Chord - Alrewas - Derby - Chaddesden Sidings (rev) - Derby - Wichnor Junction - Lichfield City - Sutton Coldfield - Aston - Stechford - Rugby (sd) - Northampton (sd) - Milton Keynes Central (sd) - Watford Junction (sd) - London Euston
Cancelled

The White Rose
(Operating on 7th March 2020 by UK Railtours)

  • LSL Steam TBA Shrewsbury (pu) - Whitchurch (pu) - Crewe (pu) - Warrington Bank Quay (pu) - Newton-le-Willows (pu) - Manchester Victoria (pu) - Chinley - Edale - Sheffield - Swinton - York
  • LSL Steam TBA York - Wakefield - Hebden Bridge - Rochdale - Manchester Victoria (sd) - Newton-le-Willows (sd) - Warrington Bank Quay (sd) - Crewe (sd) - Whitchurch (sd) - Shrewsbury (sd)
New Charter

The Yorkshireman
(Operating on 19th October 2019 by Railway Touring Company)

  • 6233 Ealing Broadway (pu) - St.Albans (pu) - Luton (pu) - Bedford (pu) - Kettering (pu) - Melton Mowbray (pu) - Erewash Valley Line - Chesterfield - Conisbrough - Doncaster - 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

Warwick Castle & Stratford-upon-Avon
(Operating on 9th October 2019 by Belmond (British Pullman))

  • 35028 London Victoria (pu) - Warwick (sd) - Stratford-upon-Avon & return

West Highland & Royal Deeside : Day 1
(Operating on 3rd April 2020 by UK Railtours)

  • DBC Diesel London Kings Cross (pu) - Stevenage (pu) - Peterborough (pu) - Doncaster - Skipton - Settle - Carlisle - Beattock - Dumbarton Central
New Charter

West Highland & Royal Deeside : Day 2
(Operating on 4th April 2020 by UK Railtours)

  • DBC Diesel Dumbarton Central - Crianlarich - Oban and return
New Charter

West Highland & Royal Deeside : Day 3
(Operating on 5th April 2020 by UK Railtours)

  • DBC Diesel Dumbarton Central - Perth - Dundee - Montrose - Stonehaven and return
New Charter

West Highland & Royal Deeside : Day 4
(Operating on 6th April 2020 by UK Railtours)

  • DBC Diesel Dumbarton Central - Edinburgh (break) - Newcastle - York - Peterborough (sd) - Stevenage (sd) - London Kings Cross (sd)
New Charter

Tours added or updated on 3rd October 2019

Edinburgh Explorer Statesman
(Operating on 5th October 2019 by Statesman Rail)

  • To be confirmed Wolverhampton (pu) - Telford Central (pu) - Wellington (pu) - Shrewsbury (pu) - Crewe (pu) - Warrington Bank Quay (pu) - Wigan North Western (pu) - Preston (pu) - Edinburgh Waverley (break/rev) & return

Steam Dreams Excursion
(Operating on 5th October 2019 by Steam Dreams)

  • 61306 Horsted Keynes (pu) - East Grinstead (pu) - Woldingham (pu) - Bath
  • 61306 Bath - Woldingham (sd) - East Grinstead (sd) - Horsted Keynes (sd)

The Channel Coast Pullman
(Operating on 5th October 2019 by Spirit Of The Lakes (WCR))

  • WCRC Class 47 (Pair) Doncaster (pu - Retford (pu) - Newark Northgate (pu) - Grantham (pu) - Huntingdon (pu) - St Neots (pu) - North London Line - West London Line - Arundel - Bognor Regis and retun

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