What's New

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 19th January 2022


(Operating on 24th January 2022 by Positioning Movement)

  • D345 Crewe-Castleton-Bury
New Charter

Tours added or updated on 18th January 2022


(Operating on 20th January 2022 by Locomotive Services (TOC) Limited)

  • LSL HST Crewe - Shap - Carlisle & return
Tour Updated


(Operating on 21st January 2022 by Locomotive Services (TOC) Limited)

  • LSL HST Crewe - Shap - Carlisle & return
Tour Updated

The Winter Cumbrian Mountain Express
(Operating on 22nd January 2022 by Railway Touring Company)

  • 45699 Manchester Victoria (pu) - Bolton (pu) - Blackburn (pu) - Hellifield - Settle - Appleby - Carlisle
  • 45699 Carlisle (pu) - Shap - Preston (sd) - Bolton (sd) - Manchester Victoria
Tour Updated

Tours added or updated on 17th January 2022

Chesterfield & Chatsworth
(Operating on 16th July 2022 by WestCountry Railtours)

  • DBC Class 67 Paignton (pu) - Torquay (pu) - Newton Abbot (pu) - Teignmouth (pu) - Dawlish (pu) - Exeter St Davids (pu) - Tiverton Parkway (pu) - Taunton (pu) - Chesterfield (sd) and return
New Charter

Great Britain XIV: Day 1
(Operating on 22nd April 2022 by Railway Touring Company)

  • Steam TBA London King's Cross - Stevenage - Peterborough - Newark - Doncaster - York - Newcastle - Edinburgh Waverley
New Charter

Great Britain XIV: Day 2
(Operating on 23rd April 2022 by Railway Touring Company)

  • Steam TBA Edinburgh Waverley - Forth Bridge - Kirkcaldy - Perth - Pitlochry - Aviemore - Inverness
New Charter

Great Britain XIV: Day 3
(Operating on 24th April 2022 by Railway Touring Company)

  • Steam TBA Inverness - Aviemore - Perth - Gleneagles - Dunblane - Stirling
New Charter

Great Britain XIV: Day 4
(Operating on 25th April 2022 by Railway Touring Company)

  • Steam TBA Stirling - Cumbernauld - Mossend - Carstairs - Cobbinshaw - Edinburgh Suburban Line - Edinburgh Waverley - Forth Bridge - Cardenden - Dunfermline - Alloa - Stirling
New Charter

Great Britain XIV: Day 5
(Operating on 26th April 2022 by Railway Touring Company)

  • Steam TBA Stirling - Mossend - Carstairs - Beattock - Carlisle (break) - Workington - Ravenglass - Grange-over-Sands
New Charter

Great Britain XIV: Day 6
(Operating on 27th April 2022 by Railway Touring Company)

  • Steam TBA Grange-over-Sands - Carnforth - Preston - Warrington Bank Quay - Chester - Chirk - Shrewsbury - Hereford - Llanvihangel Summit - Newport - Cardiff
New Charter

Great Britain XIV: Day 7
(Operating on 28th April 2022 by Railway Touring Company)

  • Steam TBA Cardiff - Bristol Temple Meads - Taunton - Exeter - Newton Abbot - Plymouth - Bodmin - Penzance
New Charter

Great Britain XIV: Day 8 (Railway Free Day)
(Operating on 29th April 2022 by Railway Touring Company)

New Charter

Great Britain XIV: Day 9
(Operating on 30th April 2022 by Railway Touring Company)

  • Steam TBA Penzance - Plymouth - Exeter - Taunton - Westbury - Reading - Ascot - London Victoria
New Charter

Tours added or updated on 15th January 2022


(Operating on 16th January 2022 by Empty Stock Movement)

Tour Updated

Settle & Carlisle Circular
(Operating on 15th January 2022 by Statesman Rail)

  • 47593 and 47810 Worcester Shrub Hill (pu) - Droitwich Spa (pu) - Kidderminster (pu) - Stourbridge Junction (pu) - Tame Bridge Parkway (pu) - Stafford (pu) - Crewe (pu) - S&C - Carlisle
  • 47593 and 47810 Carlisle - Shap - Preston - Crewe (sd) - Stafford (sd) - Tame Bridge Parkway (sd) - Stourbridge Junction (sd) - Kidderminster (sd) - Dropitwich Spa (sd) - Worcester Shrub Hill
Tour Updated

The Cotswold Venturer
(Operating on 19th February 2022 by Railway Touring Company)

  • 60103 London Paddington (pu) - Slough u- Reading (pu) - Didcot Parkway (pu) - Oxford - Evesham - Worcester Shrub Hill
  • 60103 Worcester Shrub Hill - Cheltenham - Sapperton - Swindon - Didcot Parkway (sd) - Reading (sd) - Slough (sd) - London Paddington
Tour Updated

Tours added or updated on 14th January 2022


(Operating on 14th January 2022 by Empty Stock Movement)

  • 87002 Crewe - Shap - Carlisle & return
Tour Updated


(Operating on 19th January 2022 by Empty Stock Movement)

  • LSL HST Crewe-Nuneaton-Coventry-Oxford-Basingstoke-Eastleigh
New Charter


(Operating on 24th January 2022 by Empty Stock Movement)

  • LSL HST Eastleigh-Basingstoke-Oxford-Coventry-Nuneaton-Crewe
New Charter

Settle & Carlisle Pullman
(Operating on 22nd January 2022 by Midland Pullman)

  • LSL HST Eastleigh (pu) - Winchester (pu) - Micheldever (pu) - Basingstoke (pu) - Reading (pu) - Maidenhead (pu) - Slough (pu) - Watford Junction (pu) - S&C - Carlisle
  • LSL HST Carlisle (pu) - Shap - Watford Junction (sd) - Slough (sd) - Maidenhead (sd) - Reading (sd) - Basingstoke (sd) - Micheldever (sd) - Winchester (sd) - Eastleigh

The White Rose
(Operating on 2nd February 2022 by Saphos Trains)

  • LSL Diesel x 2 Wolverhampton (pu) - Walsall (pu) - Cannock (pu) - Rugeley Town (pu) - Stafford (pu) - Crewe (pu) -
  • LSL Steam Pool Crewe - Hartford (pu) - Warrington Bank Quay (pu) - Newton-le-Willows (pu) - Manchester Victoria (pu) - Hope Valley - Sheffield - York
  • LSL Steam Pool York - Wakefield - Calder Valley - Rochdale - Manchester Victoria (sd) - Newton-le-Willows (sd) - Warrington Bank Quay (sd) - Hartford (sd) - Crewe (sd)
  • LSL Diesel x 2 Crewe - Stafford (sd) - Rugeley Town (sd) - Cannock (sd) - Walsall (sd) - Wolverhampton

Warwick & Stratford-upon-Avon
(Operating on 11th June 2022 by WestCountry Railtours)

  • DBC Class 67 tbc Paignton (pu) - Torquay (pu) - Newton Abbot (pu) - Teignmouth (pu) - Dawlish (pu) - Exeter St Davids (pu) - Tiverton Parkway (pu) - Taunton (pu) - Warwick (sd) - Stratford-upon-Avon (break/rev) & return
New Charter

Tours added or updated on 13th January 2022


(Operating on by To Be Confirmed)

New Charter


(Operating on 12th January 2022 by To Be Confirmed)

Tour Updated


(Operating on 12th January 2022 by To Be Confirmed)

Tour Updated


(Operating on by Locomotive Services (TOC) Limited)

New Charter


(Operating on by Locomotive Services (TOC) Limited)

New Charter


(Operating on 12th January 2022 by Locomotive Services (TOC) Limited)

Tour Updated


(Operating on 13th January 2022 by Locomotive Services (TOC) Limited)

  • 87002 Crewe - Shap - Carlisle & return
Tour Updated

Buxton Spa
(Operating on 5th March 2022 by Keighley & Worth Valley Railway)

Cancelled

Llandudno Victorian Extravaganza Or Medieval Chester
(Operating on 2nd May 2022 by UK Railtours)

  • To be confirmed London King's Cross (pu) - Potters Bar (pu) - Stevenage (pu) - Peterborough (pu) - Chester (sd) - Llandudno Town (break/rev) & return
New Charter

LNWR - LYR Merger Centenary Special
(Operating on 19th February 2022 by Keighley & Worth Valley Railway)

  • 45596 Oxenhope - Keighley - Bury Bolton Street (break/rev) & return
Cancelled

Powerful Pieman Panorama
(Operating on 14th May 2022 by UK Railtours)

  • To be confirmed Ealing Broadway (pu) - St Albas City (pu) - Bedford (pu) - East Midlands Parkway (pu) - Toton - Lincoln - Nottingham (break) - East Midlands Parkway (sd) - Melton Mowbray - Bedford (sd) - St Albans City (sd) - Ealing Broadway
New Charter

Springtime Hoovering In Devon
(Operating on 26th March 2022 by UK Railtours)

  • Class 50 x 2 London Paddington (pu) - Slough (pu) - Reding (pu) - Swindon (pu) - Bristol temple Meads - Taunton - Exeter St Davids - Paignton
  • Class 50 x 2 TNT Paignton - Exeter St Davids - Okehampton
  • Class 50 x 2 TNT Okehampton - Exeter St Davids
  • Class 50 x 2 Exeter St Davids -Taunton - Westbury - Swindon (sd) - Reading (sd) - Slough (sd) - London Paddington
Tour Updated

The Cambrian Coast Express
(Operating on 20th May 2022 by Pathfinder Tours)

  • To be confirmed Bristol Temple Meads (pu) - Bristol Parkway (pu) - Cam & Dursley (pu) - Cheltenham Spa (pu) - Ashchurch (pu) - Worcestershire Parkway (pu) - Bromsgrove (pu) - Birmingham New Street (pu) - Wolverhampton (pu) - Wellington (pu) - Shrewsbury (pu)
  • NR Class 97/3 (Pair) Shrewsbury - Pwllheli
  • NR Class 97/3 (Pair) Pwllheli - Shrewsbury (sd)
  • To be confirmed Shrewsbury - Wellington (sd) - Wolverhampton (sd) - Birmingham New Street (sd) - Bromsgrove (sd) - Worcestershire Parkway (sd) - Ashchurch (sd) - Cheltenham Spa (sd) - Cam & Dursley (sd) - Bristol Parkway (sd) - Bristol Temple Meads
New Charter

The Cambrian Coast Express
(Operating on 12th August 2022 by Pathfinder Tours)

  • To be confirmed Cardiff central (pu) - Newport (pu) - Cwmbran (pu) - Abergavenny (pu) - Hereford (pu) - Leominster (pu) - Ludlow (pu) - Craven Arms (pu) - Church Stretton (pu) - Shrewsbury u
  • NR Class 97/3 (Pair) Shrewsbury - Pwllheli
  • NR Class 97/3 (Pair) Pwllheli - Shrewsbury (sd)
  • To be confirmed Shrewsbury - Church Stretton (sd) - Craven Arms (sd) - Ludlow (sd) - Leominster (sd) - Hereford (sd) - Abergavenny (sd) - Cwmbran (sd) - Newport (sd) - Cardiff Central
New Charter

The Cambrian Coast Express
(Operating on 9th September 2022 by Pathfinder Tours)

  • To be confirmed Oxford (pu) - Hanborough (pu) - Charlbury (pu) - Kingham (pu) - Moreton-in-Marsh (pu) - Honeybourne (pu) - Evesham (pu) - Pershore (pu) - Worcester Shrub Hill (pu) - Droitwich Spa (pu) - Shrewsbury u
  • NR Class 97/3 (Pair) Shrewsbury - Pwllheli
  • NR Class 97/3 (Pair) Pwllheli - Shrewsbury (sd)
  • To be confirmed Shrewsbury - Droitwich Spa (sd) - Worcester Shrub Hill (sd) - Pershore (sd) - Evesham (sd) - Honeybourne (sd) - Moreton-in-Marsh (sd) - Kingham (sd) - Charlbury (sd) - Hanborough (sd) - Oxford
New Charter

The Devon Pullman (featuring The Belmont British Pullmans)
(Operating on 18th June 2022 by UK Railtours)

  • Class 50 x 2 London Victoria (pu) - Westbury - Taunton - Exeter St Davids
  • Class 50 x 2 TNT Exeter St Davids (pu) - Honiton - Salisbury - Basingstoke - London Victoria
New Charter

The Eden Project Or Bodmin & Wenford Railway
(Operating on 21st June 2022 by UK Railtours)

  • To be confirmed London Paddington uj - Slough (pu) - Reading (pu) - Newbury (pu) - Bodmin Parkway (sd) - Par (break/rev) & return
New Charter

The Pennine Wayfarer (positioned Until 12 March 2022)
(Operating on 22nd January 2022 by Pathfinder Tours)

New Charter

The Pennine Wayfarer (re-dated From 22 January)
(Operating on 12th March 2022 by Pathfinder Tours)

  • DRS Class 37 (Pair) Bristol Parkway (pu) - Cam & Dursley (pu) - Cheltenham Spa (pu) - Worcestershire Parkway (pu) - Bromsgrove (pu) - Birmingham New Street (pu) - Tamworth (pu) - Burton upon Trent (pu) - Derby (pu) - Chesterfield (pu) - Hope Valley - Rochdale - Calder Valley Line - Brighouse - Huddersfield - Stalybridge - Manchester Victoria (break) - Bolton (rev) - & return
Tour Updated

The Severn Valley Steam Gala Or Black Country Museum
(Operating on 23rd April 2022 by UK Railtours)

  • To be confirmed London King's Cross (pu) - Potters Bar (pu) - Stevenage (pu) - Peterborough (pu) - Stourbridge Junction (sd) - Kidderminster (break/rev) & return
New Charter

The Welsh Marches
(Operating on 26th February 2022 by UK Railtours)

  • tba Stevenage (pu) - Welwyn Garden City (pu) - Potters Bar (pu) - Finsbury Park (pu) - Swindon - Abergavenny - Hereford
  • tba Hereford - Ludlow - Abbey Foregate Curve - Wolverhampton - WCML - Finsbury Park (sd) - Potters Bar (sd) - Welwyn Garden City (sd) - Stevenage
Tour Updated

The Welsh Marches Express
(Operating on 14th February 2022 by Saphos Trains)

  • LSL Diesel x 2 Nottingham (pu) - Long Eaton (pu) - Derby (pu) - Tutbury & Hatton (pu) - Uttoxeter (pu) - Stoke-on-Trent (pu) - Kidsgrove (pu) - Alsager (pu) - Crewe u
  • LSL Steam Pool Crewe - Shrewsbury - Hereford - Cardiff Central
  • LSL Steam Poil Cardiff Central (pu) - Hereford - Shrewsbury - Crewe
  • LSL Diesel x 2 Crewe - Alsager (sd) - Kidsgrove (sd) - Stoke- on-Trent (sd) - Uttoxeter (sd) - Tutbury & Hatton (sd) - Derby (sd) - Long Eaton (sd) - Nottingham
Tour Updated

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