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Sunday 16th December 2018

The Northern Belle (Northern Belle)

  • WCRC Class 57 Crewe (pu) - Chester (pu) - Manchester Victorias (pu) - Circular

The Polar Express (Four Round Trips Departing At 15.00, 17.00, 1845 & 20.30hrs) (Vintage Trains)

  • 4965 or 7029 Birmingham Moor Street (pu) - Tyseley Warwick Road (aka The North Pole) (break/rev) & return

Santa Specials (West Coast Railtours)

  • WCRC Steam Pool Lancaster (pu) - Carnforth (pu) - Bentham - Settle Junction - Hellifield - Blackburn - Preston - Lancaster (sd) - Carnforth

Monday 17th December 2018

The Northern Belle (Northern Belle)

  • WCRC Class 57 Derby (pu) - Birmingham International (pu) - Circular

The Cathedrals Express (Steam Dreams)

  • 61306 Alresford (pu) - Alton (pu) - Bentley (Hampshire) (pu) - Farnham (pu) - Aldershot (pu) - Guildford (pu) - Petersfield (pu) - Salisbury (sd) - Yeovil Junction (for the Railway Centre) (sd) - Sherbourne (break/rev) & return (return diesel-hauled from Salisbury to Alresford)

Tuesday 18th December 2018

Belmond British Pullman - Christmas Lunch (Belmond (British Pullman))

The Northern Belle Christmas Lunch (Northern Belle)

  • WCRC Class 57 Coventry (pu) - Birmingham International (pu) - aston - Wolverhampton - Telford Central - Shrewsbury - Gobowen - Wrexham General - Chester - Crewe - Stafford - Walsall - Sutton Park - Water Orton - Nuneaton - Bedworth - Coventry (sd) - Birmingham International

Santa Specials (West Coast Railtours)

  • WCRC Steam Pool Lancaster (pu) - Carnforth (pu) - Bentham - Settle Junction - Hellifield - Blackburn - Preston - Lancaster (sd) - Carnforth

Wednesday 19th December 2018

Belmond British Pullman - Christmas Lunch (Belmond (British Pullman))

The Northern Belle Christmas Lunch (Northern Belle)

  • WCRC Class 57 Crewe (pu) - Chester (pu) - Liverpool Lime Street (pu) - Circular

Thursday 20th December 2018

The Northern Belle Christmas Lunch (Northern Belle)

  • WCRC Class 57 Preston (pu) - Bolton (pu) - Manchester Victoria (pu) - Circular

The Christmas White Rose (Railway Touring Company)

  • 60009 Cambridge (pu) - Ely (pu) - March (pu) - Peterborough (pu) - Grantham - Doncaster - York
  • 6233 York (pu) - Doncaster - Grantham - Peterborough (sd)
  • WCRC Class 47/57 Peterborough - March (sd) - Ely (sd) - Cambridge

Carols At Sherbourne Abbey (UK Railtours)

  • 35028 London Victoria (pu) - Staines (pu) - Woking - Basingstoke - Salisbury - Sherbourne (break/rev) & return

The Polar Express (Four Round Trips Departing At 15.00, 17.00, 1845 & 20.30hrs) (Vintage Trains)

  • 4965 or 7029 Birmingham Moor Street (pu) - Tyseley Warwick Road (aka The North Pole) (break/rev) & return

The Jacobite (Morning Train) (West Coast Railtours)

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

Friday 21st December 2018

The Northern Belle Christmas Lunch (Northern Belle)

  • WCRC Class 57 Liverpool Lime Street (pu) - Warrington Bank Quay (pu) - Circular

White Cliffs Lunchtime Tour (Steam Dreams)

  • 61306 London Victoria (pu) - Dover - London Victoria

The Polar Express (Four Round Trips Departing At 15.00, 17.00, 1845 & 20.30hrs) (Vintage Trains)

  • 4965 or 7029 Birmingham Moor Street (pu) - Tyseley Warwick Road (aka The North Pole) (break/rev) & return

The Jacobite (Morning Train) (West Coast Railtours)

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

Saturday 22nd December 2018

The Festive Frolic (Pathfinder Tours)

  • DBS Class 66 (Pair) 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 Yard
  • Colas Class 56 and DBC Class 66 tnt Bescot Yard - Perry Barr and Soho Junctions - Via Through Siding - Down Stour Goods Loop - Wolverhampton - Oxley Down Goods Loop - Cosford Down Goods Loop - Wellington - Shrewsbury - Gobowen - Wrexham Up & Down Loop - Buckley - Dee Marsh Sidings (rev) -
  • DBC Class 66 and Colas Class 56 tnt Dee Marsh Sidings - Hope - Croes Newydd Up Goods Loop
  • Colas Class 56 and DBC Class 66 tnt Croes Newydd Up Goods loop - Gresford - Chester (break) - Crewe (via Up Chester Independent - Up Independent - Basford Hall) - Stafford - Rugeley Trent Valley - Cannock - Walsall - Dudley Run-Round Siding -
  • DBC Class 66 Dudley Run-Round Sidings - Walsall - Sutton Park - Castle Bromwich Junction - Up Derby Slow - Washwood Heath Yard - Down Derby Goods - Camp Hill - Lifford Curve - Birmingham New Street (sd) -
  • DBS Class 66 (Pair) Birmingham New Street - Birmingham International (sd) - Coventry (sd) - Leamington Spa (sd) - Banbury (sd) - Didcot Parkway (sd) - Reading West (sd) - Basingstoke (sd) - Eastleigh

Additional Tour Information

pathfinder say that Colas Class 56 will leave the train 'in the Bescot area', which means most likely upon arrival at the Dudley Run-Round Sidings. However, the exact point remains to be confirmed.

Added 12:59 on Saturday 1st September 2018

The Olympia Express (Private Charter)

  • Hastings DEMU Hastings (pu) - Battle (pu) - Robertsbridge (pu) - Etchingham (pu) - Wadhurst (pu) - Tunbridge Wells (pu) - Tonbridge (pu) - Kensington Olympia (break/rev) & return

The Polar Express (Four Round Trips Departing At 15.00, 17.00, 1845 & 20.30hrs) (Vintage Trains)

  • 4965 or 7029 Birmingham Moor Street (pu) - Tyseley Warwick Road (aka The North Pole) (break/rev) & return

The Jacobite (Morning Train) (West Coast Railtours)

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

The Flying Scotsman Christmas Dalesman (West Coast Railtours)

  • 60103 Manchester Victoria (pu) - Bolton (pu) - Blackburn (pu) - Hellifield - S&C - Carlisle
  • 60103 Carlisle (pu) - Shap - Preston (sd) - Bolton (sd) - Manchester Victoria

Sunday 23rd December 2018

The Polar Express (Four Round Trips Departing At 15.00, 17.00, 1845 & 20.30hrs) (Vintage Trains)

  • 4965 or 7029 Birmingham Moor Street (pu) - Tyseley Warwick Road (aka The North Pole) (break/rev) & return

Thursday 27th December 2018

The Jacobite (Morning Train) (West Coast Railtours)

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

Friday 28th December 2018

The Jacobite (Morning Train) (West Coast Railtours)

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

Saturday 29th December 2018

The Jacobite (Morning Train) (West Coast Railtours)

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

Monday 31st December 2018

Belmond British Pullman - New Years Eve Dinner (Belmond (British Pullman))

Saturday 5th January 2019

The Waverley Reunion (Pathfinder Tours)

  • Class 50 (Pair) Birmingham New Street - Sandwell & Dudley (pu) - Wolverhampton (pu) - Stafford (pu) - Crewe (pu) - Warrington Bank Quay (pu) - Wigan North Western (pu) - Preston (pu) - Carlisle (pu) - Beattock - Carstairs - Edinburgh Waverley - Tweedbank
  • Class 50 (Pair) Tweedbank - Edinburgh Suburban - Edinburgh Waverley
  • Class 50 (Pair) Edinburgh Waverley - Carstairs - Beattock - Carlisle (sd) - Preston (sd) - Wigan North Western (sd) - Warrington Bank Quay (sd) - Crewe (sd) - Stafford (sd) - Wolverhampton (sd) - Sandwell & Dudley (sd) - Birmingham New Street

Additional Tour Information

Due to D9009 being unavailable the tour will now operate with a pair of Class 50s.

Added 15:57 on Thursday 22nd November 2018

Commemorates to 50th anniversary of the final weekend of trains operating over the Waverley route. On 5 January 1969 D9007 'Pinza' operated a RCTS charter over the route from Leeds to Edinburgh. The DPS has agreed for this tour that D9009 'Alycidon' will operate as D9007 'Pinza' for the occasion.

Added 09:19 on Thursday 11th October 2018

Friday 11th January 2019

The Scotsman Salute (UK Railtours)

Saturday 26th January 2019

Winter Cumbrian Mountain Express (Railway Touring Company)

  • 45690 or 45699 Manchester Victoria (pu) - Bolton - Preston (pu) - Shap - Carlisle
  • 45690 or 45699 Carlisle - S&C - Hellifield - Blackburn (sd) - Darwen - Bolton (sd) - Manchester Victoria

Winter Cumbrian Mountain Express (To Be Confirmed)

  • 45690 or 45699 Manchester Victoria (pu) - Bolton (pu) - Preston (pu) - Carlisle
  • 45690 or 45699 Carlisle - S&C - Hellifield - Blackburn (sd) - Bolton - Manchester Victoria

Saturday 2nd February 2019

The Positioning Move (for The Looe Brush) (Branch Line Society)

  • WCRC Class 47 (Pair) Lancaster (pu) - Preston (pu) - Crewe (pu) - Stafford (pu) - Oxley Chord - Telford Central - Abbey Foregate Curve - Craaven Arms Down Goods Loop - Hereford - Maindee Curve - East Usk Reception Road No. 2 (requested) - Bishton Flyover - Piling UPL - Bristol Temple Meads

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
  • tba Carnfoth - Shap - Carlisle
  • tba Carlisle - S&C - Hellifield - Blackburn (set down for Preston) - Farington Junction
  • 86259 Farington Junction - 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

Sunday 3rd February 2019

The Looe Brush (Branch Line Society)

  • WCRC Class 47 (Pair) Bristol Temple Meads (pu) - Taunton (pu) - Fairwater Yard Goods Reception - Tiverton Parkway (pu) - Exeter Riverside Yard Down Goods - Exeter St. Davids (pu) - Newton Abbot - Totnes (pu) - Plymouth (pu) - Leskeard (rev) - Tarmac Moorswater (rev) - Looe
  • WCRC Class 47 (Pair) Looe (pu) - Coombe Junction (rev) - Liskeard (rev) - Plymouth (sd) - Totnes - South Devon Railway Buckfastleigh (rev) - Totnes (sd) (rev) - Newton Abbot - Exeter St. Davids (sd) - Tiverton parkway (sd) - Taunton (sd) - Castle Cary - Westbury Avoider - Heywood Road (rev) - Trailing Crossover - Hawkridge Curve - Bath Spa (sd) - Bristol Temple Meads

Saturday 9th February 2019

The North Briton (bookings Through UK Railtours) (A1 Steam Locomotive Trust)

  • DBS Class 67 Leicester (pu) - East Midlands Parkway (pu) - Derby (pu) - Chesterfield (pu) - Sheffield (pu) - Doncaster
  • 60163 Doncaster - Leeds - Skipton - Hellifield - S&C - Carlisle
  • 60163 Carlisle - Hexham - Tyne Yard
  • DBS Class 67 Tyne Yard - Durham - Darlington - York - Doncaster - Sheffield (sd) - Chesterfield (sd) - Derby (sd) - East Midlands Parkway (sd) - Leicester

The Blue Boys Loco Fest (Pathfinder Tours)

  • DRS Class 68 x 2 TNT Newport (pu) - Bristol Parkway (pu) - Cheltenham Spa (pu) - Bromsgrove (pu) - Birmingham New Street (pu) - Burton upon Trent (pu) - Derby (pu) - Chaddesden Yard
  • DRS Class 37 x 2 Chaddesden Yard - Sunny Hill Down Goods - Uttoxeter Down Goods - Blyth Bridge Down Goods - Stoke on Trent - Stockport - Ashton Moss North Junction - Brewery Curve - Castleton Down Goods - Todmorden - Copy Pit - Blackburn-
  • DRS Class 66 Blackburn - Preston Down Goods Lines - Blackpool North
  • DRS Class 88 Blackpool North - Preston Up Goods Lines - Warrington Bank Quay - Crewe (sd) -
  • DRS Class 57 Crewe - Stafford - Birmingham New Street (sd) - Bromsgrove (sd) - Cheltenham Spa (sd) - Bristol Parkway (sd) - Newport

Bahamas First Tour (To Be Confirmed)

  • 45596 Oxenhope (pu) - Haworth (pu) - Keighley (pu) - Skipton (pu) - Hellifield - S&C - Carlisle (break/rev) & return

Friday 15th February 2019

The Northern Belle (Northern Belle)

  • WCRC Class 57 York (pu) - Harrogate (pu) - Leeds (pu) - Circular

The Here, There And Everywhere Trains-again: The Surrey Currier (Pathfinder Tours)

  • DRS Class 37 (Pair) Eastleigh (pu) - Basingstoke (pu) - Reading (pu) - Ealing Broadway (pu) - East Croydon - Redhill - Guildford - Reading - London Paddington

Saturday 16th February 2019

The North Briton (A1 Steam Locomotive Trust)

  • Diesel/Electric tba London King's Cross (pu) - Potters Bar (pu) - Stevenage (pu) - Peterborough (pu) - Retford - Doncaster - York - Tyne Yard
  • 60163 Tyne Yard - Hexham -Carlisle
  • 60163 Carlisle - S&C -Hellifield - Skipton - Leeds - Doncaster
  • Diesel/Electric tba Doncaster - Retford (sd) - Peterborough (sd) - Stevenage (sd) - Potters Bar (sd) - London King's Cross

The Here, There And Everywhere Trains - Again: The Thames Valley Flyer (Pathfinder Tours)

  • DRS Class 37 (Pair) London Paddington (2230/15-2-2019) (pu) - Heathrow Express Traincare Facility - Heathrow Tunnel Junction - Brentford - Bourne End - Henley-on-Thames - Eton Central - London Paddington

The Here, There And Everywhere Trains - Again: The Kent & Sussex Roundabout (Pathfinder Tours)

  • DRS Class 37 (Pair) London Paddington (pu) - Sheerness-on-Sea - Ramsgate - Ashford International - Eastbourne - Brighton - Bognor Regis - Littlehampton - Mid-Sussex Line - Clapham Junction (sd) - Reading (sd) - Eastleigh

The Cotswold Venturer (Railway Touring Company)

  • 60009 London Paddington (pu) - Slough (pu) - Reading (pu) - Didcot Parkway (pu) - Oxford - Moreton-in-Marsh - Evesham - Worcester Shrub Hill
  • 60009 Worcester Shrub Hill - Cheltenham Spa - Stroud - Sapperton - Swindon - Didcot Parkway (sd) - Reading (sd) - Slough (sd) - London Paddington

Bahamas Tour 2 (To Be Confirmed)

  • 45596 Oxenhope (pu) - Haworth (pu) - Keighley (pu) - Skipton (pu) - Hellifield - S&C - Carlisle (break/rev) & return

Saturday 23rd February 2019

Winter Cumbrian Mountain Express (Railway Touring Company)

  • 86259 London Euston (pu) - (Watford Junction u) - Milton Keynes Central (pu) - (Northampton (pu) ) - Rugby (pu) - Nuneaton (pu) - Crewe (pu) - Preston (pu) - Carnforth
  • 35018 or 45690 or 45699 Carnforth - Shap - Carlisle
  • 35018 or 45690 or 45699 Carlisle - S&C - Hellifield - Blackburn (set down for Preston) - Farington Junction
  • 86259 Farington Junction - 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 2nd March 2019

Winter Cumbrian Mountain Express (Railway Touring Company)

  • 86259 London Euston (pu) - (Watford Junction u) - Milton Keynes Central (pu) - (Northampton (pu) ) - Rugby (pu) - Nuneaton (pu) - Crewe (pu) - Preston (pu) - Carnforth
  • 35018 or 45690 or 45699 Carnforth - Shap - Carlisle
  • 35018 or 45690 or 45699 Carlisle - S&C - Hellifield - Blackburn (set down for Preston) - Farington Junction
  • 86259 Farington Junction - 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

Sunday 3rd March 2019

The Auld Reekie (bookings Through UK Railtours) (A1 Steam Locomotive Trust)

  • 60163 Doncaster (pu) - Wakefield Westgate (pu) - Leeds (pu) - York (pu) - Darlington - Durham - Newcastle upon Tyne - Berwick upon Tweed - Edinburgh Waverley
  • D9009 Edinburgh Waverley (pu) - Berwick upon Tweed - Newcastle upon Tyne - Durham - Darlington - York (sd) - Leeds (sd) - Wakefield Westgate (sd) - Doncaster

Thursday 7th March 2019

The Cathedrals Express (Steam Dreams)

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

Friday 8th March 2019

Six-Nations Welsh Rugby Supporters Train 2019 (Pathfinder Tours)

  • TBA Carmarthen (pu) - Llanelli (pu) - Neath (pu) - Bridgend (pu) - Cardiff Central (pu) - Newport (pu) - Cwmbran (pu) - Pontypool & New Inn (pu) - Abergavenny (pu) - Shrewsbury (pu) - Crewe (pu) - Motherwell (sd) - Edinburgh Waverley

Saturday 9th March 2019

The Yorkshireman (Railway Touring Company)

  • 6233 London Victoria (pu) - St.Alban (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) - London Victoria

Monday 11th March 2019

Six-Nations Welsh Rugby Supporters Train 2019 (Pathfinder Tours)

  • TBA Motherwell - Edinburgh Waverley (pu) - Crewe (sd) - Shrewsbury (sd) - Abergavenny (sd) - Pontypool & New Inn (sd) - Cwmbran (sd) - Newport (sd) - Cardiff Central (sd) - Bridgend (sd) - Neath (sd) - Llanelli (sd) - Carmarthen

Thursday 14th March 2019

The Aberdonian (bookings Through UK Railtours) (A1 Steam Locomotive Trust)

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

The Cathedrals Express (Steam Dreams)

  • Steam tbc London King's Cross (pu) - Potters Bar (pu) - Stevenage (pu) - Peterborough (pu) - Lincoln (sd) - York (break/rev) & return

Saturday 16th March 2019

The Cumbrian Mountaineer (Pathfinder Tours)

  • Diesel tba Cardiff Central (pu) - Newport (pu) - Cwmbran (pu) - Abergavenny (pu) - Hereford (pu) - Leominster (pu) - Craven Arms (pu) - Shrewsbury (pu) - Crewe (pu) - Shap - Carlisle
  • 60009 Carlisle (pu) - Appleby (pu) - S&C - Hellifield - Blackburn - Crewe
  • Diesel tba Crewe - Shrewsbury (sd) - Craven Arms (sd) - Ludlow (sd) - Leominster (sd) - Hereford (pu) - Abergavenny (sd) - Cwmbran (sd) - Newport (sd) - Cardiff Central

The Cumbrian Coast 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 - Shap - Carlisle
  • 45690 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 23rd March 2019

The Bard Of Avon (bookings Through UK Railtours) (A1 Steam Locomotive Trust)

  • 60163 Manchester Piccadilly (pu) - Stockport (pu) - Wilmslow (pu) - Crewe (pu) - Shrewsbury (pu) - Wolverhampton - Birmingham New Street - Tyseley - Shirley - Henley in Arden - Stratford upon Avon (break/rev) & return

The Edinburgh Flyer (Railway Touring Company)

  • 60009 York (pu) - Durham (pu) - Newcastle upon Tyne (pu) - Edinburgh Waverley (break/rev) & return

The Cathedrals Express (Steam Dreams)

The Cathedrals Express (Steam Dreams)

  • Diesel tbc Southend East (pu) - Upminster (pu) - Barking (pu) - Sheffield Park
  • Steam tba Sheffield Park - West London
  • WCRC Class 47/57 West London - Barking (sd) - Upminster (sd) - Southend East

Thursday 28th March 2019

The Cathedrals Express (Steam Dreams)

  •   West Brompton (pu) - Clapham Junction (pu) - Cheam (pu) - Laetherhead (pu) - Dorking (Main) (pu) - Horsham (pu) - Pulborough (pu) - Chichester (sd) - Salisbury (break/rev) & return
Cancelled

Friday 29th March 2019

The Northern Belle Mother Day Lunch (Northern Belle)

  • WCRC Class 57 York (pu) - Darlington (pu) - Durham (pu) - Newcastle upon Tyne (pu) - Circular

Saturday 30th March 2019

The Northern Belle (Northern Belle)

  • WCRC Class 57 Liverpool Lime Street (pu) - Manchester Victoria (pu) - Circular

The High Peak Explorer (Railway Touring Company)

  • 45690 or 45699 or 48151 Carnforth (pu) - Preston (pu) -Manchester Victoria (pu) - Denton - Stockport - Hazel grove - Chinley - Peak Forest - Buxton
  • 45690 or 45699 or 48151 Buxton - Hindlow Quarry (rev) - Buxton
  • 45690 or 45699 or 48151 Buxton (pu) - Peak Forest - Chinley - Stockport - Denton - Manchester Victoria (sd) - Preston (sd) - Carnforth

Additional Tour Information

Re-dated from 2nd March due to engineering work on the Hope Valley Line.

Added 08:46 on Wednesday 28th November 2018

The Cathedrals Express (Steam Dreams)

  • Steam tba London Euston (pu) - Milton Keynes Central (pu) - Northampton (pu) - Kidderminster (for Severn Valley Railway) - Worcester Shrub Hill (break) (rev) & return

Sunday 31st March 2019

The Northern Belle (Northern Belle)

  • WCRC Class 57 Coventry (pu) - Birmingham International (pu) - Circular

Thursday 4th April 2019

The Cathedrals Express (Steam Dreams)

  • Steam tba Chinnor (pu) - Princes Risborough (pu) - Bicester Village (pu) - Oxford Parkway (pu) - Goring & Streatley (pu) - Basingstoke (pu) - Bournemouth (sd) - Corfe Castle (sd) - Swanage (break/rev) & return (nb Steam Dreams say train will be diesel hauled between Swanage and Southampton 'in one direction')

Saturday 6th April 2019

The Devonian (A1 Steam Locomotive Trust)

  • DBC Class 67 Birmingham Snow Hill - Stourbridge Junction (pu) - Kidderminster (pu) - Worcester Shrub Hill (pu) - Bristol Temple Meads
  • 60163 Bristol Temple Meads - Exeter St. Davids - Plymouth
  • 60163 Plymouth (pu) - Exeter St. Davids - Bristol Temple Meads (sd) - Worcester Shrub Hill (sd) - Kidderminster (sd) - Stourbridge Junction (sd) - Birmingham Snow Hill

The Northern Belle (Northern Belle)

  • WCRC Class 57 London Euston (pu) - Watford Junction (pu) - Birmingham International (pu) - Liverpool Grand National

The Wensleydale Railway (Railway Touring Company)

The Snowdon Panorama (UK Railtours)

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

Sunday 7th April 2019

The Northern Belle (Northern Belle)

  • WCRC Class 57 Bromsgrove (pu) - Cheltenham Spa (pu) - Gloucester (pu) - Circular

Thursday 11th April 2019

The Cathedrals Express (Steam Dreams)

  • Steam tba London Liverpool Street (pu) - Norwich - Dereham (break/rev) & return (NB Steam Dreams say train will be diesel hauled between Dereham and Norwich 'in one direction')

Friday 12th April 2019

The Northern Belle (Northern Belle)

  • WCRC Class 57 Crewe (pu) - Chester (pu) - Liverpool Lime Street (pu) - Circular

Saturday 13th April 2019

The Northern Belle (Northern Belle)

  • WCRC Class 57 Manchester Victoria (pu) - Crewe (pu) - Stafford (pu) - Circular

The Pennine Blackpool 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 - Shap - Carlisle
  • WCRC Steam tba Carforth - Wennington - Hellifield - Clitheroe - Blackburn - Preston - Blackpool North
  • 86259 Blackpool North (pu) - 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

The William Shakespeare (Saphos Trains)

  • LSL Class 47 Preston (pu) - Wigan North Western (pu) - Warrington Bank Quay (pu) - Hartford (pu) - Crewe (pu)
  • 34046 or 46100 or 70000 Crewe - Stafford (pu) - Walsall - Sutton Park Line - Small Heath - Stratford upon Avon
  • 34046 or 46100 or 70000 Stratford upon Avon (pu) - Small Heath - Sutton Park Line - Walsall - Stafford (sd) - Crewe (sd) -
  • LSL Class 47 Crewe - Hartford (sd) - Warrington Bank Quay (sd) - Wigan North Western (sd) - Preston

Tuesday 16th April 2019

The Cathedrals Express (Steam Dreams)

  • Steam tba Slough (pu) - Reading (pu) - Basingstoke (pu) - Andover (pu) - Salisbury (pu) - Bath Spa (sd) - Bristol Temple Meads (sd) - Bishops Lydeard (sd) - Minehead
  • WCRC Class 47/57 Minehead (pu) - Bishops Lydeard (pu) - Bristol Temple Meads (pu) - Bath Spa (pu) - Salisbury (sd) - Andover (sd) - Basingstoke (sd) - Reading (sd) - Slough

Friday 19th April 2019

The Easter Highlander: Day 1 (Pathfinder Tours)

  • TBA Eastleigh (pu) - Salisbury (pu) - Westbury (pu) - Chippenham (pu) - Swindon (pu) - Oxford (pu) - Banbury (pu) - Leamington Spa (pu) - Dorridge (pu) - Walsall (pu) - Stafford (pu) - Crewe (pu) - Shap - Carlisle - Beattock - Stirling - Aviwmore

Saturday 20th April 2019

The Easter Highlander: Day 2 (Pathfinder Tours)

  • TBA Aviemore - Kyle of Lochalsh (break) (rev) - Aviemore

Sunday 21st April 2019

The Eater Highlander: Day 3 (Pathfinder Tours)

  • TBA Aviemore -Thurso
  • TBA Wick - Aviemore

Monday 22nd April 2019

The Easter Highlander: Day 4 (Pathfinder Tours)

  • TBA Aviemore (pu) - Crewe (sd) - Stafford (sd) - Walsall (sd) - Dorridge (sd) - Leamington Spa (sd) - Banbury (sd) - Oxford (sd) - Swindon (sd) - Chippenham (sd) - Westbury (sd) - Salisbury (sd) - Eastleigh

Friday 26th April 2019

The Northern Belle (Northern Belle)

  • WCRC Class 57 Birmingham International (pu) - Derby (pu) - Nottingham (pu) - York (sd) - Harrogate (break/rev) & return

Saturday 27th April 2019

The Great Britain Tour XII: Day 1 (Railway Touring Company)

  • tba London Paddington (pu) - Reading - Swindon - Bristol Temple Meads - taunton - Exeter St. Davids - Newton Abbot - Paignton - Kingswear
  • tba Kingswear (pu) - Newton Abbot - Exeter St. Davids

Sunday 28th April 2019

The Great Britain Tour XII: Day 2 (Railway Touring Company)

  • tba Exeter St. Davids (pu) - Taunton
  • tba Taunton - Bishops Lydeard - Minehead
  • tba Minehead (pu) - Bishops Lydeard - Taunton

Monday 29th April 2019

The Great Britain Tour XII: Day 3 (Railway Touring Company)

  • tba Taunton (pu) - Bristol Temple Meads - Severn Tunnel - Abergavenny - Hereford (break) - Shrewsbury - Gobowen - Wrexham General - Chester

Tuesday 30th April 2019

The Great Britain Tour XII: Day 4 (Railway Touring Company)

  • tba Chester (pu) - Frodsham - Warrington Bank Quay - Preston - Carnforth - Shap - Carlisle - Beattock - Carstairs - Edinburgh Waverley

Wednesday 1st May 2019

The Great Britain Tour XII: Day 5 (Railway Touring Company)

  • tba Edinburgh Waverley (pu) - Forth Bridge - Kirkcaldy - Tay Bridge - dundee - Montrose - Aberdeen (break/rev) & return

Thursday 2nd May 2019

The Great Britain Tour XII: Day 6 (Railway Touring Company)

  • tba Edinburgh Waverley (pu) - Ayr - Stranraer
  • tba Stranraer - Ayr

Friday 3rd May 2019

The Great Britain Tour XII: Day 7 (Railway Touring Company)

  • tba Ayr (pu) - G&SW - Dumfries - Carlisle - S&C - Hellifield - Leeds - York - Scarborough

Saturday 4th May 2019

The Ynys Mon Express (bookings Through UK Railtours) (A1 Steam Locomotive Trust)

  • 60163 Leicester (pu) - Loughborough (pu) - East Midlands Parkway (pu) - Uttoxeter (pu) - Stoke on Trent (pu) - Crewe - Chester - Llandudno Junction - Bangor - Holyhead (break/rev) & return (steam section tbc)
  • 60163 Holyhead (pu) - Bangor (pu) - Llandudno Junction (pu) - Chester - Crewe
  • Diesel tba Crewe - Stoke on Trent (sd) - Uttoxeter (sd) - East Midlands Parkway (sd) - Loughborough (sd) - Leicester

The Welsh & Victorian Highlander (NENTA Traintours)

  • DRS Class 68 x 2 TNT Norwich (pu) - Diss (pu) - Ipswich (pu) - Stowmarket (pu) - Bury St. Edmunds (pu) - (Cambridge (pu) - by service train to Ely) - Ely (pu) - March (pu) - Peterborough (pu) - Chester (sd) - Llandudno Junction (sd) - Bangor (sd) - Holyhead (break/rev) & return -

Welsh Marches Express (Saphos Trains)

  • 34046 or 46100 or 70000 Crewe (pu) - Whitchurch (pu) - Shrewsbury (pu) - Hereford - Newport - Cardiff (break/rev) & return

The Cathedrals Express (Steam Dreams)

  • WCRC Class 47/57 London Paddington (pu) - Sloiugh (pu) - Reading (pu) - Newbury (pu) - Taunton
  • Steam tba Taunton - Exeter St. Davids (pu) - Newton Abbot - Paignton (sd) - Kingswear
  • Steam tba Kingswear (pu) - Paignton (pu) - Newton Abbot (pu) - Exeter St. Davids (sd) - Newbury (sd) - Reading (sd) - Slough (sd) - London Paddington

Sunday 5th May 2019

The Great Britain Tour XII: Day 9 (day 8 Free Day) (Railway Touring Company)

  • tba Scarborough (pu) - York - Doncaster - Sheffield - Chesterfield - Belper - Derby - Tamworth High Level - Tyseley - Leamington Spa - Banbury - Oxford - Reading - London Paddington

Thursday 9th May 2019

Highlands & Islands With Flying Scotsman (Steam Dreams)

Saturday 11th May 2019

The Mad Hatter (bookings Through UK Railtours) (A1 Steam Locomotive Trust)

  • 60163 Darlington North Road (pu) - Darlington Bank Top (pu) - York (pu) - Wakefield Kirkgate (pu) - Calder Valley Line - Copy Pit - Blackburn - Warrington Bank Quay - Helsby - Chester
  • 60163 Chester (pu) - Hope Valley - Wakefield Kirkgate (sd) - York (sd) -
  • Diesel tba York - Darlington Bank Top (sd) - Darlington North Road

Highlands & Islands With Flying Scotsman: Day 3 (Steam Dreams)

  • 61306 Inverness (pu) - Dunrobin (break/rev) & return

Sunday 12th May 2019

Highlands & Islands With Flying Scotsman: Day 4 (Steam Dreams)

  • 61306 Inverness (pu) - Kyle of Lochalsh (break/rev) & return

Monday 13th May 2019

Highlands & Islands With Flying Scotsman: Day 5 (Steam Dreams)

Tuesday 14th May 2019

Highlands & Islands With Flying Scotsman: Day 6 (Steam Dreams)

  • West Coast Steam pool Fort William (pu) - Mallaig (break/rev) & return (Steam Dreams passengers will travel on scheduled Jacobite service)

Wednesday 15th May 2019

Highlands & Islands With Flying Scotsman: Day 7 (Steam Dreams)

  • 61306 and Black 5 tba Fort William (pu) - Crianlarich - Glasgow area
  • 61306 Glasgow area - Beattock - Carlisle - Penrith Northern Lakes

Friday 17th May 2019

Highlands & Islands With Flying Scotsman: Day 9 (no Main Line Activity On Day 8) (Steam Dreams)

  • 61306 Penrith Northern Lakes (pu) - Crewe - London Euston

Saturday 18th May 2019

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 - Shap - Carlisle
  • 45690 or 45699 Carnforh - Shap - Carlisle
  • 45690 or 45699 Carlisle - S&C - Hellifield - Blackburn (set down for Preston) - Farington Junction
  • 86259 Farington Junction - 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 Lakelander (Saphos Trains)

  • 34046 or 46100 or 70000 Crewe (pu) - Hartford (pu) - Warrington Bank Quay (pu) - Wigan North Western (pu) - Preston (pu) - Shap - Carlisle
  • 34046 or 46100 or 70000 Carlisle (pu) - Cumbrian Coast Line - Ulverston - Carnforth - Preston (sd) - Wigan North Western (sd) - Warrington Bank Quay (sd) - Hartford (sd) - Crewe

Thursday 23rd May 2019

The Cathedrals Express (Steam Dreams)

  • Steam tba London Victoria (pu) - Staines (pu) - Ascot (pu) - Bracknell (pu) - Reading (pu) - Kemble (sd) (pu) - Cheltenham Spa (sd) - Worcester Shrub Hill (break/rev) & return

Saturday 25th May 2019

The Pennine Limited (Railway Touring Company)

  • WCRC Class 47/57 Norwich (pu) - Wymondham (pu) - Attleborough (pu) - Thetford (pu) - Brandon (pu) - March (pu) - Peterborough (pu) - Grantham - Doncaster - Hellifield
  • 45690 or 45699 Hellifield - S&C - Carlisle
  • 45690 or 45699 Carlisle (pu) - S&C - Hellifield
  • WCRC Class 47/57 Hellifield - Doncaster - Grantham - Peterborough (sd) - March (sd) - Brandon (sd) - Thetford (sd) - Attleborough (sd) - Wymondham (sd) - Norwich

Sunday 26th May 2019

The Cathedrals Express (Steam Dreams)

  • Steam tba London Kings Cross (pu) - Potters Bar (pu) - Hitchin (pu) - Huntingdon (pu) - Peterborough (pu) - Stamford (pu) - Duffield (for Ecclesbourne Valley Railway) (sd) - Matlock - Rowsley (Peak Rail) (break/rev) & return

Wednesday 29th May 2019

The Fellsman (Saphos Trains)

  • 34046 or 46100 or 70000 Crewe (pu) - Hartford (pu) - Warrington Bank Quay (pu) - Wigan North Western (pu) - Leyland (pu) - Blackburn (pu) - Clitheroe (pu) - Hellifield (pu) - S&C - Appleby (sd) - Carlisle
  • 34046 or 46100 or 70000 Carlisle (pu) - Appleby (pu) - S&C - Hellifield (sd) - Clitheroe (sd) - Blackburn (sd) - Leyland (sd) - Wigan North Western (sd) - Warrington Bank Quay (sd) - Hartford (sd) - Crewe

Saturday 8th June 2019

The North Briton (bookings Through UK Railtours) (A1 Steam Locomotive Trust)

  • Diesel/Electric tba London Kings Cross (pu) - Potters Bar (pu) - Stevenage (pu) - Peterborough (pu) - Retford (pu) - darlington - York - Tyne Yard
  • 60163 Tyne Yard - Hexham - Carlisle
  • 60163 Carlisle (pu) - S&C - Hellifield - Skipton - Leeds - Doncaster
  • Diesel/Electric tba Doncaster - Retford (sd) - Peterborough (sd) - Stevenage (sd) - Potters Bar (sd) - London Kings Cross

The Dartmouth Express (Railway Touring Company)

  • WCRC Class 47/57 Woking (pu) - Guildford (pu) - Reading (pu) - Newbury (pu) - Westbury (pu) - Bristol (tba)
  • 6233 or 60009 Bristol (tba) - Taunton - Exeter St. Davids - Newton Abbot - Paignton (sd) - Kingswear
  • 6233 or 60009 Kingswear (pu) - Paignton (pu) - Newton Abbot (pu) - Exeter St. Davids (sd) - Taunton - Bristol (tba)
  • WCRC Class 47/57 Bristol (tba) - Westbury (sd) - Newbury (sd) - Reading (sd) - Guildford (sd) - Woking

The Scarborough Flyer (Railway Touring Company)

  • 45690 Manchester Piccadilly (pu) - Romiley (pu) - Hathersage (pu) - Sheffield (pu) - Swinton - Moorthorpe - York (sd) - Malton - Scarborough
  • 45690 Scarborough (pu) - Malton - York (pu) - Milford Loop
  • WCRC Class 47/57 Milford Loop - Sheffield (sd) - Hathersage (sd) - Romiley (sd) - Manchester Piccadilly

Saturday 15th June 2019

The Yorkshire Pullman (Belmond British Pullman) (A1 Steam Locomotive Trust)

  • 60163 London Kings Cross (pu) - Peterborough - Grantham - York (sd) - Scarborough (break/rev) & return

The Yorkshire Pullman (bookings Through UK Railtours) (A1 Steam Locomotive Trust)

  • 60163 London Kings Cross (pu) - York (sd) - Scarborough
  • 60163 Scarborough (pu) - York (pu) - London Kings Cross

The Cotswold Venturer (Railway Touring Company)

  • 60103 London Paddington (pu) - Slough (pu) - Reading (pu) - Didcot Parkway (pu) - Oxford - Moreton-in-Marsh - Evesham - Worcester Shrub Hill
  • 60103 Worcester Shrub Hill (pu) - Cheltenham Spa (pu) - Stroud - Sapperton - Swindon - Didcot Parkway (sd) - Reading (sd) - Slough (sd) - London Paddington

The Scarborough Flyer (Railway Touring Company)

  • 35018 Scarborough (pu) - York (pu) - Doncaster (pu) - Gainsborough Lea Road - Lincoln Central (pu) - Sleaford - Spalding - Peterborough - Stevenage - North London Line - Acton Wells - Ealing Broadway
  • WCRC Class 47/57 Ealing Broadway (pu) - Acton Wells - North London Line - Stevenage - Peterborough - Spalding - Sleaford - Lincoln Central (sd) - Gainsborough Lea Road - Doncaster (sd) - York (sd) - Scarborough

Sunday 16th June 2019

English Rivieras Express (Saphos Trains)

  • 34046 or 46100 or 70000 Bristol Temple Meads - Bath Spa (pu) - Bradford upon Avon (pu) - Westbury (pu) - Frome (pu) - Taunton (pu) - Kingswear (break/rev) & return

Saturday 22nd June 2019

A Scottish Adventure (NENTA Traintours)

  • DRS Class 68 x 2 TNT Norwich (pu) - Diss (pu) - Ipswich (pu) - Stowmarket (pu) - Bury St. Edmunds (pu) - (Cambridge (pu) - by service train to Ely) - Ely (pu) - March (pu) - Peterborough (pu) - York (sd) - Durham (sd) - Berwick upon Tweed (sd) - Edinburgh Waverley (break/rev) & return

Wednesday 26th June 2019

Dorset Coast Express (Saphos Trains)

  • 34046 or 46100 or 70000 Bristol Temple Meads (pu) - Keynsham (pu) - Bath Spa (pu) - Bradford upon Avon (pu) - Westbury - Castle Cary - Yeovil Pen Mill -
  • LSL Class 47 Yeovil Pen Mill - Maiden Newton - Dorchester - Weymouth
  • 34046 or 46100 or 70000 Weymouth (pu) - Dorchester - Maiden Newton - Yeovil Pen Mill - CastleCary - Westbury - Bradford upon Avon (sd) - Bath Spa (sd) - Keynsham (sd) - Bristol Temple Meads

Saturday 29th June 2019

The Yorkshireman (Railway Touring Company)

  • 60103 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 Yor (pu) - Chesterfield - Erewash Valley Line - Melton Mowbray (sd) - Kettering (sd) - Bedford (sd) - Luton (sd) - St. Albans (sd) - Ealing Broadway

The Cathedrals Express - The Angel Of The North: Day 1 (Steam Dreams)

  • Steam tba London Victoria (pu) - Shenfield (pu) - Colchester (pu) - Ipswich (pu) - Bury St. Edmunds (pu) - Ely (pu) - Peterborough (pu) - Newcastle upon Tyne

Sunday 30th June 2019

English Riviera Express (Saphos Trains)

  • 34046 or 46100 or 70000 Bristol Temple Meads (pu) - Yatton (pu) - Weston-super-Mare (pu) - Bridgwater (pu) - Taunton (pu) - Kingswear (break/rev) & return

Tuesday 2nd July 2019

The Cathedrals Express - The Angel Of The North: Day 3 (Steam Dreams)

  • Steam tba Newcastle upon Tyne (pu) - Peterborough (sd) - Ely (sd) - Bury St. Edmunds (sd) - Ipswich (sd) - Colchester (sd) - Shenfield (sd) - London Victoria

Wednesday 3rd July 2019

Dorset Coast Express (Saphos Trains)

  • 34046 or 46100 or 70000 Bristol Temple Meads (pu) - Keynsham (pu) - Bath Spa (pu) - Bradford upon Avon (pu) - Westbury - Castle Cary - Yeovil Pen Mill -
  • LSL Class 47 Yeovil Pen Mill - Maiden Newton - Dorchester - Weymouth
  • 34046 or 46100 or 70000 Weymouth (pu) - Dorchester - Maiden Newton - Yeovil Pen Mill - CastleCary - Westbury - Bradford upon Avon (sd) - Bath Spa (sd) - Keynsham (sd) - Bristol Temple Meads

Saturday 6th July 2019

The Bournemouth Belle (Railway Touring Company)

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

Sunday 7th July 2019

The Waverley (Railway Touring Company)

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

English Rivieras Express (Saphos Trains)

  • 34046 or 46100 or 70000 Bristol Temple Meads - Bath Spa (pu) - Bradford upon Avon (pu) - Westbury (pu) - Frome (pu) - Taunton (pu) - Kingswear (break/rev) & return

Tuesday 9th July 2019

The End Of Southern Steam (Railway Touring Company)

  • 35018 London Waterloo (pu) - Weybridge - Woking - Basingstoke - Salibury - Yeovil Junction
  • WCRC Class 47/57 Yeovil Junction - Maiden Newton - Weymouth
  • 35018 Weymouth - Bournemouth - Southampton Central - Eastleigh - Basingstoke (sd) - Woking (sd) - London Waterloo

Wednesday 10th July 2019

The Fellsman (Saphos Trains)

  • 34046 or 46100 or 70000 Crewe (pu) - Hartford (pu) - Warrington Bank Quay (pu) - Wigan North Western (pu) - Leyland (pu) - Blackburn (pu) - Clitheroe (pu) - Hellifield (pu) - S&C - Appleby (sd) - Carlisle
  • 34046 or 46100 or 70000 Carlisle (pu) - Appleby (pu) - S&C - Hellifield (sd) - Clitheroe (sd) - Blackburn (sd) - Leyland (sd) - Wigan North Western (sd) - Warrington Bank Quay (sd) - Hartford (sd) - Crewe

Saturday 13th July 2019

The Cumbrian Mountain Express (Railway Touring Company)

  • 86259 London Euston (pu) - (Watford Junction u) - Milton Keynes Central (pu) - (Northampton (pu) ) - Rugby (pu) - Nuneaton (pu) - Crewe (pu) - Preston (pu) - Carnforth
  • 45690 or 45699 Carnforth - Shap - Carlisle
  • 45690 or 45699 Carlisle (pu) - Appleby - S&C - Hellifield - Blackburn (set-down for Preston by service train) - Farington Junction
  • 86259 farington Junction - 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

Wednesday 17th July 2019

The Fellsman (Saphos Trains)

  • 34046 or 46100 or 70000 Crewe (pu) - Hartford (pu) - Warrington Bank Quay (pu) - Wigan North Western (pu) - Leyland (pu) - Blackburn (pu) - Clitheroe (pu) - Hellifield (pu) - S&C - Appleby (sd) - Carlisle
  • 34046 or 46100 or 70000 Carlisle (pu) - Appleby (pu) - S&C - Hellifield (sd) - Clitheroe (sd) - Blackburn (sd) - Leyland (sd) - Wigan North Western (sd) - Warrington Bank Quay (sd) - Hartford (sd) - Crewe

Saturday 20th July 2019

The North Briton (bookings Through UK Railtours) (A1 Steam Locomotive Trust)

  • Diesel/Electric tba London Kings Cross (pu) - Potters Bar (pu) - Stevenage (pu) - Peterborough (pu) - Retford (pu) - darlington - York - Tyne Yard
  • 60163 Tyne Yard - Hexham - Carlisle
  • 60163 Carlisle (pu) - S&C - Hellifield - Skipton - Leeds - Doncaster
  • Diesel/Electric tba Doncaster - Retford (sd) - Peterborough (sd) - Stevenage (sd) - Potters Bar (sd) - London Kings Cross

The Cumbrian Mountain Express (Railway Touring Company)

  • WCRC Class 47/57 Crewe (pu) - Runcorn (pu) - Liverpool Lime Street (pu) -
  • WCRC Stem Pool tba Liverpool Lime Street - Broad Street (pu) - St. Helens Central (pu) - Wigan North Western (pu) - Blackburn (pu) - Hellifield - S&C - Carlisle
  • WCRC Steam Pool tba 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

Welsh Marches Express (Saphos Trains)

  • 34046 or 46100 or 70000 Crewe (pu) - Whitchurch (pu) - Shrewsbury (pu) - Hereford - Newport - Cardiff (break/rev) & return

Sunday 21st July 2019

The North Wales Coast Express (Railway Touring Company)

  • WCRC Class 47/57 Liverpool Lime Street (pu) - Runcorn (pu) - Crewe
  • 45690 Crewe (pu) - Chester (pu) - Llandudno Junction (sd) - Bangor (sd) - Holyhead
  • 45690 Holyhead (pu) - Bangor (pu) - Llandudno Junction (pu) - Chester (sd) - Crewe (sd) -
  • WCRC Class 47/57 Crewe - Runcorn (sd) - Liverpool Lime Street

The Royal Duchy (Railway Touring Company)

  • Steam tba Bristol Temple Meads (pu) - Yatton (pu) - Taunton (pu) - Exeter St. Davids (pu) - Plymouth (sd) - Par
  • Steam tba Par (pu) - Plymouth (pu) - Exeter St. Davids (pu) - Taunton (sd) - Yatton (sd) - Bristol Temple Meads

Tuesday 23rd July 2019

The Welsh Mountaineer (Railway Touring Company)

  • 48151 and 45699 Preston (pu) - Wigan North Western (pu) - Manchester Victoria (pu) - Stockport - Chester (pu) (rev) - Llandudno Junction (rev) - Blaenau Ffestiniog (break/rev) & return

Thursday 25th July 2019

The Dorset Coast Express (Railway Touring Company)

Saturday 27th July 2019

The Hadrian (Railway Touring Company)

  • WCRC Class 47/57 Leicester (pu) - Loughborough (pu) - East Midlands Parkway (pu) - Beeston (pu) - Ilkeston (pu) - Alfreton (pu) - Chgesterfield (pu) - Hellifield
  • 45690 or 45699 Hellifield -S&C - Carlisle
  • 45690 or 45699 Carlisle (pu) - Hexham - Durham - Darlington - York
  • WCRC Class 47/57 York - Chesterfield (sd) - Alfreton (sd) - Ilkeston (sd) - Beeston (sd) - East Midlands Parkway (sd) - Loughborough (sd) - Leicester

The West Somerset Steam Express (Railway Touring Company)

  • 6233 or 60009 London Paddington (pu) - Slough (pu) - Reading (pu) - Newbury (pu) - westbury - Taunton - Bishops Lydeard
  • WSR Steam Bishops Lydeard - Minehad
  • WSR Steam Minehead - Bishops Lydeard
  • 6233 or 60009 Bishops Lydeard - Taunton - Westbury - Newbury (sd) - Reading (sd) - Slough (sd) - London Paddington

Thursday 1st August 2019

The Aberdonian (bookings Through UK Railtours) (A1 Steam Locomotive Trust)

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

Saturday 3rd August 2019

The Cumbrian Mountain Express (Railway Touring Company)

  • WCRC Class 47/57 Crewe (pu) -Wilmslow (pu) - Stockport (pu) - Manchester Victoria (pu) - Bolton (pu) - Preston (pu) - Carnforth
  • 45690 or 45699 Carnforth - Shap - Carlisle
  • 45690 or 45699 Carlisle - S&C - Hellifield - Blackburn (set down for Preston) - Bolton (sd) - Manchester Victoria (sd) - Stockport (sd) - Wilmslow (sd) - Crewe

Sunday 4th August 2019

The Royal Duchy (Railway Touring Company)

  • Steam tba Bristol Temple Meads (pu) - Yatton (pu) - Taunton (pu) - Exeter St. Davids (pu) - Plymouth (sd) - Par
  • Steam tba Par (pu) - Plymouth (pu) - Exeter St. Davids (pu) - Taunton (sd) - Yatton (sd) - Bristol Temple Meads

Wednesday 7th August 2019

Welsh Marches Express (Saphos Trains)

  • tbc Preston (pu) - Wigan North Western (pu) - Warrington Bank Quay (pu) - Hartford (pu) - Crewe (pu)
  • 34046 or 46100 or 70000 Crewe (pu) - Whitchurch (pu) - Shrewsbury (pu) - Herteford - Newport - Cardiff Central
  • 34046 or 46100 or 70000 Cardiff Central (pu) - Newport - Hereford - Shrewsbury (sd) - Whitchurch (sd) - Crewe (sd) -
  • tbc Crewe - Hartford (sd) - Warrington Bank Quay (sd) - Wigan North Western (sd) - Preston

Thursday 8th August 2019

The Aberdonian (bookings Through UK Railtours) (A1 Steam Locomotive Trust)

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

The Dorset Coast Express (Railway Touring Company)

Saturday 10th August 2019

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
  • 45690 or 45699 Carnforth - Shap - Carlisle
  • 45690 or 45699 Carlisle (pu) - Appleby - S&C - Hellifield - Blackburn - Farington Junction
  • 86259 Farington Junction - 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

Sunday 11th August 2019

The Waverley (Railway Touring Company)

  • 45596 or 45690 York (pu) - Leeds (pu) - Shipley (pu) - Keighley (pu) - Skipton (pu) - Hellifield - Appleby (sd) - Carlisle (break/rev) & return

Wednesday 14th August 2019

The Lakelander (Saphos Trains)

  • 34046 or 46100 or 70000 Crewe (pu) - Hartford (pu) - Warrington Bank Quay (pu) - Wigan North Western (pu) - Preston (pu) - Shap - Carlisle
  • 34046 or 46100 or 70000 Carlisle (pu) - Cumbrian Coast Line - Ulverston - Carnforth - Preston (sd) - Wigan North Western (sd) - Warrington Bank Quay (sd) - Hartford (sd) - Crewe

Saturday 17th August 2019

The North Briton (bookings Through UK Railtours) (A1 Steam Locomotive Trust)

  • Diesel/Electric tba London Kings Cross (pu) - Potters Bar (pu) - Stevenage (pu) - Peterborough (pu) - Retford (pu) - Darlington - York - Tyne Yard
  • 60163 Tyne Yard - Hexham - Carlisle
  • 60163 Carlisle (pu) - S&C - Hellifield - Skipton - Leeds - Doncaster
  • Diesel/Electric tba Doncaster - Retford (sd) - Peterborough (sd) - Stevenage (sd) - Potters Bar (sd) - London Kings Cross

The West Somerset Steam Express (Railway Touring Company)

  • 6233 or 60009 London Paddington (pu) - Slough (pu) - Reading (pu) - Newbury (pu) - westbury - Taunton - Bishops Lydeard
  • WSR Steam Bishops Lydeard - Minehad
  • WSR Steam Minehead - Bishops Lydeard
  • 6233 or 60009 Bishops Lydeard - Taunton - Westbury - Newbury (sd) - Reading (sd) - Slough (sd) - London Paddington

Sunday 18th August 2019

The Waverley (Railway Touring Company)

  • 45596 or 45690 York (pu) - Leeds (pu) - Shipley (pu) - Keighley (pu) - Skipton (pu) - Hellifield - Appleby (sd) - Carlisle (break/rev) & return

Wednesday 21st August 2019

The William Shakespeare (Saphos Trains)

  • LSL Class 47 Shrewsbury (pu) - Gobowen (pu) - Chirk (pu) - Ruabon (pu) - Wrexham General (pu) - Chester (pu) - Crewe (pu) -
  • 34046 or 46100 or 70000 Crewe - Stafford (pu) - Walsall - Sutton Park Line - Small Heath - Stratford upon Avon
  • 34046 or 46100 or 70000 Stratford upon Avon (pu) - Small Heath - Sutton Park Line - Walsall - Stafford (sd) - Crewe (sd) -
  • LSL Class 47 Crewe - Chester (sd) - Wrexham General (sd) - Ruabon (sd) - Chirk (sd) - Gobowen (sd) - Shrewsbury

Thursday 22nd August 2019

The Dorset Coast Express (Railway Touring Company)

Saturday 24th August 2019

The North Briton (bookings Through UK Railtours) (A1 Steam Locomotive Trust)

  • Diesel tba Grantham (pu) - Nottingham (pu) - Ilkeston (pu) - Chesterfield (pu) - Doncaster (pu) -
  • 60163 Doncaster - Leeds - Skipton - Hellifield - S&C - Carlisle
  • 60163 Carlisle (pu) - Hexham - Tyne Yard
  • Diesel tba Tyne Yard - York - Doncaster (sd) - Chesterfield (sd) - Ilkeston (sd) - Nottingham (sd) - Grantham

The Cotswold Venturer (Railway Touring Company)

  • 6233 or 60009 London Paddington (pu) - Slough (pu) - Reading (pu) - Didcot Parkway (pu) - Oxford - Moreton-in-Marsh - Evesham - Worcester Shrub Hill
  • 6233 or 60009 Worcester Shrub Hill - Cheltenham Spa - Stroud - Sapperton - Swindon - Didcot Parkway (sd) - Reading (sd) - Slough (sd) - London Paddington

Sunday 25th August 2019

The Waverley (Railway Touring Company)

  • 45596 or 45690 York (pu) - Leeds (pu) - Shipley (pu) - Keighley (pu) - Skipton (pu) - Hellifield - Appleby (sd) - Carlisle (break/rev) & return

Saturday 31st August 2019

The Aberdonian (bookings Through UK Railtours) (A1 Steam Locomotive Trust)

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

Sunday 1st September 2019

The Royal Duchy (Railway Touring Company)

  • Steam tba Bristol Temple Meads (pu) - Yatton (pu) - Taunton (pu) - Exeter St. Davids (pu) - Plymouth (sd) - Par
  • Steam tba Par (pu) - Plymouth (pu) - Exeter St. Davids (pu) - Taunton (sd) - Yatton (sd) - Bristol Temple Meads

Thursday 5th September 2019

The Dorset Coast Express (Railway Touring Company)

Saturday 7th September 2019

The Aberdonian (bookings Through UK Railtours) (A1 Steam Locomotive Trust)

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

Settle, Carlisle & Cumbrian Coast Circular (NENTA Traintours)

  • DRS Class 68 x 2 TNT Norwich (pu) - Diss (pu) - Ipswich (pu) - Stowmarket (pu) - Bury St. Edmunds (pu) - Cambridge (by service train from Ely) (pu) - Ely (pu) - March (pu) - Peterborough (pu) - Appleby (sd) - Carlisle
  • DRS Class 68 Carlisle (pu) - Grange over Sands (pu) - Peterborough (sd) - March (sd) - Ely (sd) - (Cambridge (sd) - by service train from Ely) - Bury St. Edmunds (sd) - Stowmarket (sd) - Ipswich (sd) - Diss (sd) - Norwich

The Cheshireman (Railway Touring Company)

  • 6233 or 60009 Norwich (pu) - Wymondham (pu) - Attleborough (pu) - Thetford (pu) - Brandon (pu) - March (pu) - Peterborough (pu) - Leicester (pu) - Hincley - Nuneaton - Stafford - Crewe - Chester
  • 6233 or 60009 Chester - Crewe - Stafford - Nuneaton - Hinckley - Leicester (sd) - Peterborough (sd) -
  • WCRC Class 47/57 Peterborough - March (sd) - Brandon (sd) - Thetford (sd) - Attleborough (sd) - Wymondham (sd) - Norwich

Sunday 8th September 2019

The Waverley (Railway Touring Company)

  • 45596 or 45690 York (pu) - Leeds (pu) - Shipley (pu) - Keighley (pu) - Skipton (pu) - Hellifield - Appleby (sd) - Carlisle (break/rev) & return

Tuesday 10th September 2019

Highlands & Islands With Flying Scotsman: Day 2 (Steam Dreams)

Thursday 12th September 2019

The Swanage Belle (Swanage Railway)

  • 6233 or 60009 London Victoria (pu) - Staines (pu) - Woking (pu) - Basingstoke (pu) - Bournemouth (sd) - Swanage
  • WCRC Class 47/57 Swanage (pu) - Southampton Central
  • 6233 and 60009 Southampton Central - Romsey - Andover -Basingstoke (sd) - Woking (sd) - Staines (sd) - London Victoria

Saturday 14th September 2019

The Yorkshireman (Saphos Trains)

  • 34046 or 46100 or 70000 Crewe (pu) - Hartford (pu) - Warrington Bank Quy (pu) - Newton-le-Willows (pu) - Manchester Victoria (pu) - Hope Valley Line - Sheffield - Church Fenton - York
  • 34046 or 46100 or 70000 York (pu) - Calder Valley - Todmorden - Rochdale - Manchester Victoria (sd) - Newton-le-Willows (sd) - Warrington Bank Quay (sd) - Hartford (sd) - Crewe

Sunday 15th September 2019

The Royal Duchy (Railway Touring Company)

  • Steam tba Bristol Temple Meads (pu) - Yatton (pu) - Taunton (pu) - Exeter St. Davids (pu) - Plymouth (sd) - Par
  • Steam tba Par (pu) - Plymouth (pu) - Exeter St. Davids (pu) - Taunton (sd) - Yatton (sd) - Bristol Temple Meads

Saturday 21st September 2019

The Pennine Blackpool 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 - Shap - Carlisle
  • WCRC Steam Pool Carnforth - Shap - Carlisle
  • WCRC Steam Pool Carlisle (pu) - Appleby - S&C - Hellifield - Blackburn - Farington Junction - Preston - Blackpool North
  • 86259 Blackpool North (pu) - 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

Friday 27th September 2019

The Autumn Highlander: Day 1 (Pathfinder Tours)

  • TBA Exeter St. Davids (pu) - Taunton (pu) - Weston-super-Mare (pu) - Bristol Temple Meads (pu) - Bristol Parkway (pu) - Cam & Dursley (pu) - Cheltenham Spa (pu) - Worcester Shrub Hill (pu) - Kidderminster (pu) - Wolverhampton (pu) - Shrewsbury (pu) - Warrington Bank Quay (pu) - Shap - Beattock - Stirling - Aviemore

Saturday 28th September 2019

The Autumn Highlander: Day 2 (Pathfinder Tours)

  • TBA Aviemore - Kyle of Lochalsh (break/rev) & return

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

Sunday 29th September 2019

The Autumn Highlande: Day 3 (Pathfinder Tours)

  • TBA Aviemore - Thurso
  • TBA Wick - Aviemore

Monday 30th September 2019

The Autumn Highlander: Day 4 (Pathfinder Tours)

  • TBA Aviemore (pu) - Shap - Warrington Bank Quay (sd) - Shrewsbury (sd) - Wolverhampton (sd) - Kidderminster (sd) - Worcester Shrub Hill (sd) - Cheltenham Spa (sd) - Cam & Dursley (sd) - Bristol Parkway (sd) - Bristol Temple Meads (sd) - Weston-super-Mare (sd) - Taunton (sd) - Exeter St. Davids

Saturday 12th October 2019

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

Saturday 19th October 2019

The Yorkshireman (Railway Touring Company)

  • 6233 or 60009 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

Saturday 26th October 2019

Golden Arrow (Saphos Trains)

  • 34046 or 70000 London Victoria (pu) - Canterbury (break/rev) & return

Sunday 3rd November 2019

The Tin Bath (Railway Touring Company)

  • 45690 or 45699 Preston (pu) - Wigan North Western (pu) - Manchester Victoria (pu) - Chinley - Hope Valley Line - Sheffield - Chapeltown -Barnsley - Penistone - Derby Dale - Huddersfield - Brighouse - Calder Valley - Copy Pit - Blackburn - Manchester Victoria (sd) - Wigan North Western (sd) - Preston

The Tin Bath (Railway Touring Company)

  • 45690 or 45699 Preston (pu) - Wigan North Western (pu) - Manchester Victoria (pu) - Chinley - Hope Valley Line - Sheffield - Chapeltown -Barnsley - Penistone - Derby Dale - Huddersfield - Brighouse - Calder Valley - Copy Pit - Blackburn - Manchester Victoria (sd) - Wigan North Western (sd) - Preston

Saturday 7th December 2019

Pennine Moors Christmas Explorer (Saphos Trains)

  • 34046 or 46100 or 70000 Crewe (pu) - Hartford (pu) - Warrington Bank Quay (pu) - Rochdale - Todmorden - Copy Pit - Accrington - Blackburn - Leyland;and - Warrington Bank Quay (sd) - Hartford (sd) - Crewe

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