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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 20th August 2018

The Conwy Valley Explorer 2
(Operating on 30th August 2018 by West Coast Railtours)

  • WCRC Class 47/57 Harrogate (pu) - Horsforth (pu) - Leeds (pu) - Wakefield (tba) - Betws-y-Coed (break/rev) & return
Tour Updated

The Marching Crompton
(Operating on 27th August 2018 by Branch Line Society)

  • WCRC Class 33 x 2 Crewe (pu) - Shrewsbury (pu) - Church Stretton (pu) - Craven Arms Down Goods Loop - Leominster -u - Hereford (pu) - Panteg Down Goods Loop - Newport Down relief - XO to Down Main Gaer Junction - XO to Down Relief Ebbw Junction - Down Relief - Cardiff (pu) - Leckwith Loop Junction South - Leckwith Loop Junction North - Down Miskin Loop - Remains DPL - Stormy DPL - Port Talbot Down Relief - Briton Ferry - Morlais Junction - Llandeilo Junction Down Goods Loop - Llanelli (break) - Llandeilo Junction to Up Main - Swansea Avoiding Line - Briton Ferry Up Through Siding - Port Talbot Up Relief - Up Ogmore Vale Extension - Stormy UPL - Pencoed UPL - Up Miskin Loop - Line 'A' (previously No. 2 Up Relief) - Cardiff (sd) (pu) - Line 'B' - XO's to Up Relief Long Dyke Junction - Cos to Up Main Rumney River Bridge Junction - XO to Up Relief Ebbw Junction West - Newport Up Relief (middle road) - Panted UGL - Abergavenny UGL - Pontrilas UGL - Hereford Up Relief - Leominster (sd) - Wooferton UGL - Craven Arms (sd) - Church Stretton (sd) - Sutton Bridge UGL - Shrewsbury Down Main (centre road) - Greets Bridge Down Sidings Arrival (previously Down Reception) - Crewe
Tour Updated

The Royal Duchy
(Operating on 2nd September 2018 by Railway Touring Company)

  • 34046 or 46100 Bristol Temple Meads (pu) - Yatton (pu) - Taunton (pu) - Exeter St. Davids (pu) - Plymouth (sd) - Par
  • 34046 or 46100 Par (pu) - Plymouth (pu) - Exeter St. Davids (pu) - Taunton (sd)
  • WCRC Class 47/57 Taunton - Yatton (sd) - Bristol Temple Meads
Tour Updated

Tours added or updated on 19th August 2018

The Cathedrals Express
(Operating on 21st August 2018 by Steam Dreams)

  • 60009 London Victoria (pu) - Chiswick (pu) - Staines (pu) - Sunningdale (pu) - Reading (pu) - Minehead (break/rev) & return
Tour Updated

The Forth Bridge & Scottish Borders
(Operating on 19th August 2018 by SRPS Railtours)

  • 44871 Linlithgow (pu) - Dunfermline Town (pu) - Kirkcaldy (pu) - Dalgety Bay (pu) - Forth Bridge - Edinburgh Waverley (pu) - Galashiels (sd) - Tweedbank (break/rev) & return
Tour Updated

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo: Day 3
(Operating on 19th August 2018 by UK Railtours)

  • 67015 Edinburgh Waverley (pu) - Perth - Aviemore - Inverness (break) (rev) & return
Tour Updated

The Torbay Express
(Operating on 19th August 2018 by Torbay Express Ltd)

  • 35028 Bristol Temple Meads (pu) - Bath Spa (pu) - Trowbridge (pu) - Westbury (pu) - Taunton (pu) - Paignton (sd) - Kingswear (break/rev) & return
Tour Updated

The Waverley
(Operating on 19th August 2018 by Railway Touring Company)

  • 60103 York (pu) - Leeds (pu) - Shipley (pu) - Keighley (pu) - Skipton (pu) - Hellifield - S&C - Appleby (sd) - Carlisle (break/rev) & return
Tour Updated

Tours added or updated on 11th August 2018

Settle & Carlisle Golden Express I
(Operating on 11th August 2018 by Pathfinder Tours)

  • 67002 Bristol Temple Meads (pu) - Bristol Parkway (pu) - Cam & Dursley (pu) - Cheltenham Spa (pu) - Bromsgrove (pu) - Birmingham New Street (pu) - Stafford (pu) - Crewe (pu) - Preston
  • 60009 Preston - Shap - Carlisle
  • 60009 Carlisle - Appleby (break) - S&C - Hellifield - Blackburn - Crewe (sd) -
  • 67002 Crewe - Stafford (sd) - Birmingham New Street (sd) - Bromsgrove (sd) - Cheltenham Spa (sd) - Cam & Dursley (sd) - Bristol Parkway (sd) - Bristol Temple Meads
Tour Updated

The Walsall Concerto
(Operating on 11th August 2018 by UK Railtours)

  • 66060 and 66135 London Euston (pu) - Watford Junction (pu) - Milton Keynes Central (pu) - Northampton (pu) - Rugby (pu) - Stechford - Aston - perry barr South Junction - Soho North Junction - Dudley Port - Wolverhampton Steel Terminal (rev) - Dudley Port - Soho South Junction - Birmingham New Street - Water Orton - Birch Coppice (rev) - Water Orton - Sutton Park - Walsall - Bescot - Perry Barr North Junction - Soho North Junction - Galton Junction - Old Hill - Stourbridge Junction (rev) - Round Oak (rev) - Stourbridge Junction - Dropitwich Spa - Worcester Foregate Street (rev) - Droitwich Spa - Stoke Works Junction - Lickey Incline - Kings Norton - Camp Hill Line - Landor Street Junction - Water Orton - Nuneaton - Rugby (sd) - Northampton (sd) - Milton Keynes Central (sd) - Watford Junction (sd) - London Euston
Tour Updated

The Waverley
(Operating on 11th August 2018 by Railway Touring Company)

  • 45690 and 47245 York (pu) - Leeds (pu) - Shipley (pu) - Keighley (pu) - Skipton (pu) - Hellifield - S&C - Appleby (sd) - Carlisle (break/rev) & return
Tour Updated

Tours added or updated on 10th August 2018

Beamish & Durham Statesman
(Operating on 15th September 2018 by Statesman Rail)

  • WCRC Class 47/57 Ely (pu) - March (pu) - Peterborough (pu) - Stamford (pu) - Oakham (pu) - Melton Mowbray (pu) - Loughborough (pu) - East Midlands Parkway (pu) - ilkeston (pu) - Chesterfield (pu) - Durham (sd) - Newcastle upon Tyne (break/rev) & return
New Charter

Dartmouth Regatta Statesman
(Operating on 1st September 2018 by Statesman Rail)

  • WCRC Class 47/57 Wolverhampton (pu) - Codsall (pu) - Telford Central (pu) - Wellington (pu) - Shrewsbury (pu) - Church Stretton (pu) - Craven Arms (pu) - Ludlow (pu) - Leominster (pu) - Hereford (pu) - Abergavenny (pu) - Pontypool (pu) - Cwmbran (pu) - Kingswear (break/rev) & return
New Charter

Lord Of The Isles: Day 1
(Operating on 27th October 2018 by Statesman Rail)

  • WCRC Class 47/57 Milton Keynes Central (pu) - Northampton (pu) - Rugby (pu) - Coventry (pu) - Birmingham International (pu) - Birmingham New Street (pu) - Tamworth (pu) - Burton upon Trent (pu) - Derby (pu) - Chesterfield (pu) - Sheffield (pu) - Doncaster (pu) - Edinburgh Waverley - Forth Bridge - Perth - Aviemore - Inverness
Tour Updated

Lord Of The Isles: Day 2
(Operating on 28th October 2018 by Statesman Rail)

New Charter

Lord Of The Isles: Day 3
(Operating on 29th October 2018 by Statesman Rail)

  • WCRC Class 47/57 Inverness (pu) - Perth - stirling - Doncaster (sd) - Sheffield (sd) - Chesterfield (sd) - Derby (sd) - Burton upon Trent (sd) - Tamworth (sd) - Birmingham New Street (sd) - Birmingham International (sd) - Coventry (sd) - Rugby (sd) - Northampton (sd) - Milton Keynes Central
New Charter

Sussex Coast Statesman
(Operating on 18th August 2018 by Statesman Rail)

  • WCRC Class 47/57 Doncaster (pu) - Retford (pu) - Newark Northgate (pu) - Grantham (pu) - Peterborough (pu) - March (pu) - Ely (pu) - Cambridge (pu) - Royston (pu) - Eastbourne (break/rev) & return
New Charter

West Highland & Jacobite Statesman: Day 1
(Operating on 13th October 2018 by Statesman Rail)

  • WCRC Class 47/57 Gloucester (pu) - Cheltenham Spa (pu) - Worcester Shrub Hill (pu) - Barnt Green (pu) - Birmingham New Street (pu) - Wolverhampton (pu) - Stafford (pu) - Crewe (pu) - Warrington Bank Quay (pu) - Preston (pu) - Fort William
New Charter

West Highland & Jacobite Statesman: Day 2
(Operating on 14th October 2018 by Statesman Rail)

New Charter

West Highland & Jacobite Statesman: Day 3
(Operating on 15th October 2018 by Statesman Rail)

  • WCRC Class 47/57 Fort William (pu) - Preston (sd) - Warrington Bank Quay (sd) - Crewe (sd) - Stafford (sd) - Wolverhampton (sd) - Birmingham New Street (sd) - Barnt Green (sd) - Worcester Shrub Hill (sd) - Cheltenham Spa (sd) - Gloucester
New Charter

Tours added or updated on 8th August 2018

The Dorset Coast Express
(Operating on 9th August 2018 by Railway Touring Company)

  • 60009 London Victoria (pu) - Staines (pu) - Woking (pu) - Basingstoke (pu) - Bournemouth (sd) - Poole - Weymouth
  • WCRC Class 47/57 Weymouth (pu) - Bournemouth (pu) - Southampton Central
  • 60009 Southampton Central - Winchester - Basingstoke (sd) - Woking (sd) - Staines (sd) - London Waterloo
Tour Updated

Tours added or updated on 7th August 2018

The Fellsman
(Operating on 7th August 2018 by Statesman Rail)

  • 45699 and 47245 Lancaster (pu) - Preston (pu) - Blackburn (pu) - Clitheroe (pu) - Long Preston (pu) - S&C - Carlisle (break/rev) & return
Tour Updated

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