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Thursday 29th October 2020

The Pendle Dalesman (West Coast Railtours)

The Jacobite (West Coast Railway Company)

Friday 30th October 2020

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

The Jacobite (West Coast Railway Company)

Saturday 31st October 2020

Settle & Carlisle Luncheon Statesman (Statesman Rail)

  • To be confirmed Shrewsbury (pu) - Gobowen (pu) - Chirk (see note) - Ruabon (see note) - Wrexham General (see note) - 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
  •   Timings for Crewe-Shrewsbury (ECS), Shrewsbury-Appleby, Appleby-Shrewsbury, Shrewsbury-Crewe (ECS).

Additional Tour Information

Due to Covid restrictions imposed across Wales we are advised that this train will not now pick up at Chirk, Ruabon and Wrexham General.

Added 10:53 on Thursday 22nd October 2020


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Monday 2nd November 2020

The Jacobite (West Coast Railway Company)

Tuesday 3rd November 2020

The Jacobite (West Coast Railway Company)

Locomotive Movement (West Coast Railway Company)

  • 45596 Alton - Woking - Staines - Kew East Jn - Wembley Central - Rugby - Crewe - Carnforth - Settle Jn - Keighley
  •   Timings for Alton-Keighley.

Wednesday 4th November 2020

Bath Excursion (Belmond (British Pullman))

The Jacobite (West Coast Railway Company)

Thursday 5th November 2020

The Jacobite (West Coast Railway Company)

Friday 6th November 2020

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

The Jacobite (West Coast Railway Company)

Saturday 7th November 2020

The Northern Belle: Fireworks Dinner (Northern Belle)

Settle & Carlisle Luncheon Circular (Statesman Rail)



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Monday 9th November 2020

The Jacobite (West Coast Railway Company)

Tuesday 10th November 2020

The Jacobite (West Coast Railway Company)

Wednesday 11th November 2020

The Jacobite (West Coast Railway Company)

Thursday 12th November 2020

The Jacobite (West Coast Railway Company)

Friday 13th November 2020

The Jacobite (West Coast Railway Company)

Saturday 14th November 2020

Midland Pullman Inaugural Working (Midland Pullman)

  • LSL HST London St Pancras International (pu) - St Albans (pu) - Luton (pu) - Bedford (pu) - Ambergate - Chesterfield - Hope Valley - Stockport - Crewe - Stoke-on-Trent - Tamworth - Nuneaton - Leicester - Melton Mowbray - Oakham - Kettering - Bedford (sd) - Luton (sd) - St. Albans (sd) - London St. Pancras International
  •   Timings for Crewe-London (ECS), London-Crewe, Crewe-London, London-Crewe (ECS).

Additional Tour Information

The tour will no longer visit Manchester due to the current Covid-19 restrictions. Instead after the Hope Valley it will follow a circular tour via the Potteries returning to london via Melton Mowbray.

Added 17:59 on Friday 23rd October 2020

Charter was fully booked in mid-September.

Added 22:00 on Saturday 19th September 2020

The Cheshireman (Railway Touring Company)

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 - Upperby Curve - Shap - Crewe (sd) - Shrewsbury (sd) - Church Stretton (sd) - Ludlow (sd) - Leominster (sd) - Hereford
  •   Timings for Crewe-Hereford (ECS), Hereford-Appleby, Appleby-Hereford.

Friday 20th November 2020

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

The Northern Belle: Winchester Christmas Market (Northern Belle)

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
  •   Timings for London-Chester, Chester-London.

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

Royal Scot (Statesman Rail)

Sunday 22nd November 2020

Steam Dreams Excursion: Chatsworth & York (Steam Dreams)

  •   Ealing Broadway (pu) - Bletchley (pu) - Bedford (pu) - Wellingborough (pu) - Kettering (pu) - Chesterfield (sd) - York
  •   York (pu) - Chesterfield (pu) - Kettering (sd) - Wellingborough (sd) - Bedford (sd) - Bletchley (sd) - Ealing Broadway
Cancelled

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

Northern Belle Christmas Luncheon (Northern Belle)

  • WCRC Class 57 Glasgow - Edinburgh - Route TBA - Edinburgh - Glasgow

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 Lincoln Christmas Express (Railway Touring Company)

  • 60163 London Kings Cross (pu) - Potters Bar (pu) - Stevenage (pu) - Peterborough - Spalding - 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)

Midland Scot (Statesman Rail)

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

Northern Belle Christmas Luncheon (Northern Belle)

  • WCRC Class 57 Glasgow - Edinburgh - Route TBA - Edinburgh - Glasgow

Steam Dreams Excursion: York At Christmas (Steam Dreams)

  • LMS Black 5 Ealing Broadway (pu) - West Hampstead (pu) - Finsbury Park (pu) - Potters Bar (pu) - Stevenage (pu) - York
  • LMS Black 5 York (pu) - Stevenage (sd) - Potters Bar (sd) - Finsbury park (sd) - London Kings Cross

Additional Tour Information

Steam Dreams has confirmed that a Black 5 will be the motive power for this train.

Added 21:13 on Thursday 24th September 2020

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)

  • LMS Black 5 Southend East (pu) - Upminster (pu) - Barking (pu) - Oxford
  • LMS Black 5 Oxford (pu) - West London (tba)
  • WCRC Class 47/57 West London -Barking (sd) - Upminster a - Southend East

Additional Tour Information

Steam Dreams has confirmed that a Black 5 will be the motive power for this train.

Added 21:13 on Thursday 24th September 2020

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

The Christmas Comeback Lunch Circular (UK Railtours)

  • LSL Class 90 and 87002 London Euston (pu) - Watford Junction (pu) - Rugby - Coventry - Stechford - Aston - Bescot - Stafford (rev) - Nuneaton - Rugby - Watford Junction (sd) - London Euston

The Christmas Comeback Dinner Circular (UK Railtours)

  • LSL Class 90 and 87002 London Euston (pu) - Watfod Junction (pu) - Rugby - Nuneaton - Stafford (rev) - Bescot - Aston - Stechford - Coventry - Rugby - Watford Junction (sd) - London Euston

The Flying Scotsman (West Coast Railtours)

  • 60103 Liverpool Lime Street (pu) - Blackburn -Hellifield - S&C - Carlisle
  • 60103 Carlisle (pu) - Shap - Carnforth
  • WCRC Class 47/57 Carnforth - Liverpool Lime Street

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


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Monday 14th December 2020

The Santa Steam Express (Steam Dreams)

  • LMS Black 5 London Victoria (pu) - North Pole Junction - London Victoria (Three Trips)

Additional Tour Information

Three round trips planned, via North Pole Junction, but the full itinerary is awaited. The three departures are expected from London Victoria at 09:20, 12:00, and 14:15, with the journey taking around an hour and 45 minutes.

Added 21:01 on Saturday 10th October 2020

Tuesday 15th December 2020

Northern Belle Christmas Luncheon (Northern Belle)

  • WCRC Class 57 Chesterfield - Derby - Nottingham - Grantham and return (Route TBC)

The Northern Belle: Christmas Lunch (Northern Belle)

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

Wednesday 16th December 2020

The Northern Belle: Christmas Lunch (Northern Belle)

The Santa Steam Express (Steam Dreams)

  • LMS Black 5 London Victoria (pu) - North Pole Junction - London Victoria (Three Trips)

Additional Tour Information

Three round trips planned, via North Pole Junction, but the full itinerary is awaited. The three departures are expected from London Victoria at 09:20, 12:00, and 14:15, with the journey taking around an hour and 45 minutes.

Added 15:39 on Sunday 11th October 2020

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)

  • LMS Black 5 London Victoria (pu) - Bomley South (pu) - Dover - Bromley South (sd) - London Victoria

Additional Tour Information

Steam Dreams has confirmed that a Black 5 will be the motive power for this train.

Added 21:13 on Thursday 24th September 2020

Christmas Steam Express (Steam Dreams)

  • Black 5 tba London Victoria (pu) - tba - 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

The Flying Scotsman (West Coast Railtours)

  • 60103 Manchester Victoria (pu) - Bolton (pu) - Blackburn - Hellifield - S&C - Carlisle
  • 60103 Carlisle (pu) - Shap - Carnforth
  • WCRC Class 47 (Pair) Carnforth - Bolton (sd) - Manchester Victoria


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Monday 21st December 2020

The Santa Steam Express (Steam Dreams)

  • 61306 London Victoria (pu) - North Pole Junction - London Victoria (Three Trips)

Additional Tour Information

Three round trips planned, via North Pole Junction, but the full itinerary is awaited. The three departures are expected from London Victoria at 09:20, 12:00, and 14:15, with the journey taking around an hour and 45 minutes.

Added 15:39 on Sunday 11th October 2020

Tuesday 22nd December 2020

Northern Belle Christmas Luncheon (Northern Belle)

  • WCRC Class 57 York - Wakefield - Brighouse and return (Route TBC)

Wednesday 23rd December 2020

The Santa Steam Express (Steam Dreams)

  • 61306 London Victoria (pu) - North Pole Junction - London Victoria (Three Trips)

Additional Tour Information

Three round trips planned, via North Pole Junction, but the full itinerary is awaited. The three departures are expected from London Victoria at 09:20, 12:00, and 14:15, with the journey taking around an hour and 45 minutes.

Added 15:40 on Sunday 11th October 2020

Saturday 16th January 2021

Settle & Carlisle Pullman (Midland Pullman)

  • LSL HST London St. Pancras International (pu) - St. Albans (pu) - Luton (pu) - Bedford (pu) - Wellingborough (pu) - Kettering (pu) - Market Harborough (pu) - Leicester (pu) - S&C - Carlisle (break) (rev) & return

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)

White Rose (Saphos Trains)

  • LSL Class 47 Wolverhampton (pu) - Walsall (pu) - Cannock (pu) - Hednesford (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 - Meadowhall - Swinton - Pontifract - Church Fenton - 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 Class 47 Crewe - Stafford (sd) - Rugeley Town (sd) - Hednesford (sd) - Cannock (sd) - Walsall (sd) - Wolverhampton

Saturday 6th February 2021

Settle & Carlisle Pullman (Midland Pullman)

  • LSL HST Bristol Temple Meads (pu) - Keynshm (pu) - Bath Spa (pu) - Chippenham (pu) - Swindon (pu) - Oxford (pu) - Banbury (pu) - Leamington Spa (pu) - S&C - Carlisle (break/rev) & return

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

Friday 12th February 2021

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

  • WCRC Class 57 Chesterfield - Derby - Nottingham and return (Route TBC)

Saturday 13th February 2021

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

  • WCRC Class 57 Coventry (pu) - Birmingham International (pu) and return (Route TBC)

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

The Lakelander (Saphos Trains)

  • LSL Class 47 Leicester (pu) -Narborough (pu) - Hinckley (pu) - Nuneaton (pu) - Tamworth Low Level (pu) - Lichfield Trent Valley (pu) - Stafford (pu) - Crewe (pu) -
  • LSL Steam Pool Crewe - Preston (pu) - Shap - Carlisle
  • LSL Steam Pool Carlisle (pu) - Cumbrian Coast Line - Preston (sd) - Crewe (sd) -
  • LSL Class 47 Crewe - Stafford (sd) - Lichfield Trent Valley (sd) - Tamworth Low level (sd) - Nuneaton (sd) - Hinckley (sd) - Narborough (sd) - Leicester

Sunday 14th February 2021

Great British Sunday Lunch (Northern Belle)

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

Welsh Marches Express (Saphos Trains)

  • LSL Class 47 Nottingham (pu) - Long Eaton (pu) - Derby (pu) - Tutbury & Hatton (pu) - Uttoxeter (pu) - Stoke on Trent (pu) - Kidsgrove (pu) - Alsager (pu) - Crewe (pu) -
  • LSL Steam Pool Crewe - Shrewsbury - Hereford - Cardiff
  • LSL Steam Pool Cardiff (pu) - Hereford - Shrewsbury - Crewe (sd) -
  • LSL Class 47 Crewe - Alsager (sd) - Kidsgrove (sd) - Stoke on Trent (sd) - Uttoxeter (sd) - Tutbury & Hatton (sd) - Derby (sd) - Long Eaton (sd) - Nottingham

Sunday 28th February 2021

The Northern Belle: Classic Afternoon Tea (Northern Belle)

Spirit Of Travel Lunch (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

North Wales Coast Express (Saphos Trains)

  • LSL Class 47 Worcester Shrub Hill (pu) - Droitwich Spa (pu) - Kidderminster (pu) - Stourbridge Junction (pu) - Rowley Regis (pu) - Tame Bridge Parkway (pu) - Wolverhampton (pu) - Stafford (pu) - Crewe (pu) -
  • LSL Steam Pool Crewe - Chester - Llandudno Junction (sd) - Holyhead
  • LSL Steam Pool Holyhead (pu) - Llandudno Junction (pu) - Chester - Crewe (sd) -
  • LSL Class 47 Crewe - Stafford (sd) - Wolverhampton (sd) - Tame Bridge Parkway (sd) - Rowley Regis (sd) - Stourbridge Junction (sd) - Kidderminster (sd) - Droitwich Spa (sd) - Worcester Shrub Hill

Wednesday 10th March 2021

The William Shakespeare (Saphos Trains)

  • LSL Class 47 York (pu) - Church Fenton (pu) - Leeds (pu) - Wakefield Kirkgate (pu) - Brighouse (pu) - Hebden Bridge (pu) - Todmorden (pu) - Rochdale (pu) - Manchester Victoria (pu) - Newton-le-Willows (pu) - Warrington Bank Quay (pu) - Crewe (pu) -
  • LSL Steam Pool Crewe - Stafford - Walsall - Stratford-upon-Avon
  • LSL Steam Pool Startford-upon-Avon (pu) - Walsall - Stafford - Crewe (sd) -
  • LSL Class 47 Crewe - Warrington Bank Quay (sd) - Newton-le-Willows (sd) - Manchester Victoria (sd) - Rochdale (sd) - Todmorden (sd) - Hebden Bridge (sd) - Brighouse (sd) - Wakefield Kirkgate (sd) - Leeds (sd) - Church Fenton (sd) - York

Friday 12th March 2021

Mothers Day Lunch (Northern Belle)

Saturday 13th March 2021

Mothers Day Lunch (Northern Belle)

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 Whitby Jet (Midland Pullman)

  • LSL HST Finsbury Park (pu) - Hertford North (pu) - Stevenage (pu) - Letchworth (pu) - Royston (pu) - Cambridge (pu) - Ely (pu) - March (pu) - Peterborough (pu) - Grantham (pu) - Whitby (break/rev) & return

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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Monday 22nd March 2021

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)

Spirit Of Travel Lunch (Northern Belle)

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

Sunday 28th March 2021

Classic Afternoon Tea (Northern Belle)

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)

The Stratford Flyer (Railway Touring Company)

  • 60103 Manchester Piccadilly (pu) - Stockport (pu) - Wilmslow (pu) - Crewe (pu) - Wolverhampton - Birmingham New Street - Stratford-upon-Avon (break/rev) & return

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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Monday 12th April 2021

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

Friday 16th April 2021

Edinburgh & Royal Yacht Britannia (Northern Belle)

Saturday 17th April 2021

Hereford At Leisure (Northern Belle)

Wednesday 21st April 2021

The North East (Inter-City)

  • LSL Electrc Rugby (pu) -Northampton (pu) - Milton Keynes (pu) - Watford Junction (pu) - Finsbury Park (pu) - ECML- York (sd) - Durham (sd) - Newcastle upon Tyne (break/rev) & return

Saturday 24th April 2021

Royal Highland Pullman: Day 1 (Midland Pullman)

  • LSL HST London St. Pancras International (pu) - St. Albans (pu) - Luton (pu) - Bedford (pu) - Wellingborough (pu) - Kettering (pu) - Corby (pu) - Oakham (pu) - Melton Mowbray (pu) - Loughborough (pu) - Inverness

Harrogate Spring Flower Show (Northern Belle)

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

Sunday 25th April 2021

Royal Highland Pullman: Day 2 (London Midland)

  • LSL HST Inverness - Kyle of Lochalsh (break) - Inverness

Brief Encounter Afternoon Tea (Northern Belle)



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Monday 26th April 2021

Royal Highland Pullman: Day 3 (Midland Pullman)

  • LSL HST Inverness (pu) - Loughborough (sd) - Melton Mowbray (sd) - Oakham (sd) - Corby (sd) - Kettering (sd) - Wellingborough (sd) - Bedford (sd) - Luton (sd) - St. Albans (sd) - London St. Pancras International

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


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Monday 3rd May 2021

The Devonian Pullman (Midland Pullman)

  • LSL HST Peterborough (pu) - Huntingdon (pu) - St. Neots (pu) -Stevenage (pu) - Welwyn Garden City (pu) - Potters Bar (pu) - Finsbury park (pu) - Slough (pu) - Kingswear (break/rev) & return

Friday 7th May 2021

Historic Bath (Northern Belle)

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)

York At Leisure (Northern Belle)

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

Friday 14th May 2021

Dundee At Leisure (Northern Belle)

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)

Historic Bath (Northern Belle)

The Jolly Fisherman (Railway Touring Company)

  • 60103 London Kings Cross (pu) - Potters Bar (pu) - Stevenage (pu) - Peterborough (pu) - Spalding - Wainfleet (sd) - Skegness (break/rev) & return

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

Sunday 16th May 2021

Great British Sunday Lunch (Northern Belle)

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

Thursday 20th May 2021

Surrey Hills Lunchtime Tour (Steam Dreams)

  • 60103 London Victoria (pu) - Staines - Woking - Guildford - Shalford - Redhill - East Croydon - London Victoria

Surrey Hills Evening Tour (Steam Dreams)

  • 60103 London Victoria (pu) - Staines - Woking - Guildford - Shalford - Redhill - East Croydon - London Victoria

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 Edinburgh Explorer (Inter-City)

  • LSL Electric Finsbury Park (pu) - Stevenage (pu) - Hitchin (pu) - Huntingdon (pu) - Peterborough (pu) - ECML - Edinburgh Waverley (break/rev) & return

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

Sunday 23rd May 2021

Oxford With Flying Scotsman (Steam Dreams)

  • 60103 London paddington (pu) - Oxford (break/rev) & return

Flying Scotsman From Oxford (Steam Dreams)

  • 60103 Oxford Parkway (pu) - tba - Oxford Parkway

Thursday 27th May 2021

Salisbury With Flying Scotsman (Steam Dreams)

  • 60103 London Victoria (pu) - Salisbury (break/rev) & return

Flying Scotsman From Salisbury (Steam Dreams)

  • 60103 Salisbury (pu) - tba - Salisbury

Saturday 29th May 2021

Cornish Coastal Pullman (Midland Pullman)

  • LSL HST Eastleigh (pu) - Winchester (pu) - Basingstoke (pu) - Reading West (pu) - Tilehurst (pu) - Didcot Parkway (pu) - Swindon (pu) - Chippenham (pu) - Melksham (pu) - Westbury (pu) - Truro (sd) - St. Erth (sd) - Penzance (break/rev) & return

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

The Tinsley Tugger (UK Railtours)

  • DBC Class 67 Finsbury park (pu) - Stevenage (pu) - Peterborough (pu) - Newark North Gate (pu) - Doncaster Decoy Down Side
  • DBC Class 60 and DBC Class 66 t&t Doncaster Decoy Down Side - Bridge Street Curve - Hexthorpoe Goods - Mexborough - Roundwood Curve - Rotherham Central - Tinsley Yard (rev) - Woodburn Junction (rev) - Beighton Junction - Chesterfield (break) (rev) - Beighton Junction - Rotherham Steel Terminal (rev) - Beighton Junction - Chesterfield - Toton Yard - Nottingham - Newark Castle - Lincoln - Doncaster Decoy Up Side
  • DBC Class 67 Doncaster Decoy Up Side - Newark North Gate (sd) - Peterborough (sd) - Stevenage (sd) - Finsbury Park

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

The Aln Valley Venturer (UK Railtours)

  • To be confirmed London Kings Cross (pu) - Potters Ba (pu) - Stevenage (pu) - Peterborough (pu) - Newcastle upon Tyne (sd) - Morpeth (sd) - Alnmouth (break/rev) & return

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 19th June 2021

The Glasgow & Edinburgh Discovery (Inter-City)

  • LSL Electric Crewe (pu) - Warrington Bank Quay (pu) - Wigan North Western (pu) - Preston (pu) - Glasgow (sd) (rev) - Edinburgh Waverley (break/rev) & return

The White Rose (Railway Touring Company)

  • 60103 London Kings Cross (pu) - Stevenage (pu) - Huntingdon (pu) - Peterborough (pu) - York
  • WCRC Class 47/57 York (pu) - Peterborough (sd) - Huntingdon (sd) - Stevenage (sd) - London Kings Cross

The Derbyshire Rose (UK Railtours)

  • To be confirmed London King Cross (pu) - Potters Bar (pu) - Stevenage (pu) - Peterborough - Melton Mowbray - Alfreton (sd) - Chesterfield (break/rev) & return

Friday 25th June 2021

Fife Morning Tour With Flying Scotsman (Steam Dreams)

  • 60103 Edinburgh Waverley (pu) -tba - Edinburgh Waverley

Fife Afternoon Tour With Flying Scotsman (Steam Dreams)

  • 60103 Edinburgh Waverley (pu) -tba - Edinburgh Waverley

Fife Evening Tour With Flying Scotsman (Steam Dreams)

  • 60103 Edinburgh Waverley (pu) -tba - Edinburgh Waverley

Saturday 26th June 2021

Settle To Carlisle & Jorvik Pullman (Midland Pullman)

  • LSL HST Ayr (pu) - Troon (pu) - Kilmarnock (pu) - New Cumnock (pu) - Kirkconnel (pu) - Dumfries (pu) - Annan (pu) - Gretna Green (pu) - S&C - York (break/rev) & return

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 10th July 2021

The Capital Explorer (Inter-City)

  • LSL Class 90 and DVT Liverpool Lime Street (pu) - Newton-le-Willows (pu) - Manchester Piccadilly (pu) - Stockport (pu) - Crewe (pu) - WCML - London Euston (break/rev) & return

Saturday 17th July 2021

Heart Of Wales Pullman (Midland Pullman)

  • LSL HST Preston (pu) - Leyland (pu) - Buckshaw Parkway (pu) - Chorley (pu) - Horwich Parkway (pu) - Bolton (pu) - Manchester Victoria (pu) - Stockport (pu) - Wilmslow (pu) - Sandbach (pu) - Crewe (pu) - Shrewsbury - Craven Arms - Llandrindod Wells - Cardiff
  • LSL HST Cardiff - Abergavenny - Hereford - Shrewsbury - Crewe (sd) - Sandbach (sd) - Wilmslow (sd) - Stockport (sd) - Manchester Victoria (sd) - Bolton (sd) - Horwich Parkway (sd) - Chorley (sd) - Buckshaw Parkway (sd) - Leyland (sd) - Preston

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

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

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

Saturday 7th August 2021

The Blackpool Flyer (Inter-City)

  • LSL Class 90 and DVT Birmingham International (pu) - Tame Bridge Parkway (pu) - Wolverhampton (pu) - Stafford (pu) - Stoke on Trent (pu) - Kidsgrove (pu) - Crewe (pu) - Blackpool North (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

Saturday 14th August 2021

Settle To Carlisle Jorvik Pullman (Midland Pullman)

  • LSL HST Perth (pu) - Gleneagles (pu) - Dunblane (pu) - Stirling (pu) - Larbert (pu) - Cumbernauld (pu) - Coatbridge Central (pu) - Motherwell (pu) - Carluke (pu) - Carstairs (pu) - S&C - York (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

Saturday 28th August 2021

The Edinburgh Fringe (Inter-City)

  • LSL Electric Crewe (pu) - Hartford (pu) - Runcorn (pu) - Liverpool South Parkway (pu) - Liverpool Lime Street (pu) (rev) - St. Helens Central (pu) - Wigan North Western (pu) - Preston (pu) - WCML - Edinburgh Waverley (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

Saturday 25th September 2021

Cornish Coastal Pullman (Midland Pullman)

  • LSL HST Swansea (pu) - Neath (pu) - Port Talbot Parkway (pu) - Bridgend (pu) - Cardiff (pu) - Newport (pu) - Severn tunnel Junction (pu) - Patchway (pu) - Filton Abbey Wood (pu) - Bristol Temple Meads (pu) - Truro (sd) - St. Erth (sd) - Penzance (break/rev) & return

Saturday 9th October 2021

The Settle & Carlisle Explorer (Inter-City)

  • LSL Electric London Euston (pu) - Milton Keynes Central (pu) - Rugby (pu) - Nuneaton (pu) - Crewe - Preston
  • LSL Class 47 x 2 Preston - Blackburn - Hellifield - S&C - Carlisle
  • LSL Electric Carlisle (pu) - Shap - Preston - Crewe (sd) - Nuneaton (sd) - Rugby (sd) - Milton Keynes Central (sd) - London Euston

Saturday 23rd October 2021

West Highland Pullman: Day 1 (Midland Pullman)

  • LSL HST Reading (pu) - Tilehurst (pu) - Didcot Parkway (pu) - Swindon (pu) - Kemble (pu) - Stroud (pu) - Stonehouse (pu) - Cheltenham Spa (pu) - Worcester Shrub Hill (pu) - Kidderminster (pu) - Stourbridge Junction (pu) - Fort William

Sunday 24th October 2021

West Highland Pullman: Day 2 (Midland Pullman)

  • LSL HST Fort William (pu) - Mallaig - Fort William


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Monday 25th October 2021

West Highland Pullman: Day 3 (Midland Pullman)

  • LSL HST Fort William (pu) - Stourbridge Junction (sd) - Kidderminster (sd) - Worcester Shrub Hill (sd) - Cheltenham Spa (sd) - Stonehouse (sd) - Stroud (sd) - Kemble (sd) - Swindon (sd) - Didcot Parkway (sd) - Tilehurst (sd) - Reading

Saturday 30th October 2021

Blackpool Illuminations (Inter-City)

  • LSL Class 90 and DVT London Euston (pu) - Milton Keynes Central (pu) - Rugby (pu) - Nuneaton (pu) - Blackpool North (break/rev) & return

Saturday 6th November 2021

The Whitby Jet (Midland Pullman)

  • LSL HST Barrow-in-Furness (pu) - Dalton-in-Furness (pu) - Ulverston (pu) - Grange-over-Sands (pu) - Arnside (pu) - Carnforth (pu) - Lancaster (pu) - Preston (pu) - Blackburn (pu) - Burnley Manchester Road (pu) - Hebden Bridge (pu) - Whitby (break/rev) & return

Saturday 27th November 2021

The Edinburgh Christmas Market (Inter-City)

  • LSL Class 90 and DVT Birmingham International (pu) - Tame Bridge Parkway (pu) - Wolverhampton (pu) - Stafford (pu) - Stoke on Trent (pu) - Stockport - WCML - Edinburgh Waverley (break/rev) & return

Saturday 4th December 2021

Settle To Carlisle Jorvik Pullman (Midland Pullman)

  • LSL HST Dundee (pu) - Leuchars (pu) - Markinch (pu) - Kirkcaldy (pu) - Inverkeithing (pu) - Edinburgh Gateway (pu) - Haymarket (pu) - Edinburgh Waverley (pu) - S&C - York (break/rev) & return


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