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Saturday 27th January 2018

The Winter Cumbrian Mountain Express (Railway Touring Company)

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

The Thames Trumper (UK Railtours)

  • To be confirmed London Paddington (pu) - Southall Yard (rev) - Colnbrook (rev) - Brentford Goods (rev) - Hayes & Harlington (rev) - Reading - Didcot - Kennington Junction (rev) - Cowley (rev) - Kennington Junction - Oxford - Bicester Chord Gavray Junction - Princes Risborough - West Ruislip - London Paddington

Saturday 3rd February 2018

The 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
  • 45690 or 45699 Carnforth - Shap - Carlisle
  • 45690 or 45699 Carlisle (pu) - Appleby - S&C - Hellifield - Blackburn ( (sd) - 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

Saturday 10th February 2018

The Blue Boys Ribble Rouser (Pathfinder Tours)

  • DRS Class 37 (Pair) Eastleigh (pu) - Basingstoke (pu) - Didcot Parkway (pu) - Banbury (pu) - Leamington Spa (pu) - Coventry (pu) - Nuneaton (pu) -
  • DRS Class 88 Nuneaton - Rugeley Trent Valley - Stone - Stoke on Trent - Crewe - Gresty Green
  • DRS Class 57 and DRS Class 66 tnt Gresty Green - via Down Manchester Independent - Wilmslow - Styal Line - Manchester Piccadilly - Salford Crescent - Bolton - Darwen - Blackburn Up & Down Goods (rev) - Farringhton Curve Junction - Up & Down Goods - Preston Docks/Ribble Railway (break) -
  • DRS Class 57 and DRS Class 66 tnt Ribble Railway/Preston Docks - Up & Down Goods - Wigan North Western - via Up Goods - Winwick Junction - Dallam Royal Mail Terminal - Warrington Bank Quay - Crewe Coal Yard - via Up Liverpool Independent - Gresty Green
  • DRS Class 88 and DRS Class 68 Gresty Green - Gresty Chord - Basford Hall Yard - Stafford - Rugeley Trent Valley - Nuneaton (sd) -
  • DRS Class 37 (Pair) Nuneaton - Coventry (sd) - Leamington Spa (sd) - Banbury (sd) - Didcot Parkway (sd) - Basingstoke (sd) - Eastleigh

The Cotswold Venturer (Railway Touring Company)

  • 70013 London Paddington (pu) - Slough (pu) - Reading (pu) - Didcot Parkway (pu) - Oxford - Moreton in Marsh - Evesham - Worcester Shrub Hill
  • 70013 Worcester Shrub Hill (pu) - Cheltenham Spa - Stroud - Sapperton - Swindon - Didcot Parkway (sd) - Reading (sd) - Slough (sd) - London Paddington

The King Alfred (UK Railtours)

  • 35028 London Victoria (pu) - Clapham Junction (pu) - Staines - Woking (pu) - Basingstoke - Eastleigh - Hedge End - Haslemere - Woking (sd) - Staines - Clappham Junction (sd) - London Victoria

Wednesday 14th February 2018

White Cliffs Valentine Lunchtime Special (Steam Dreams)

  • 70013 London Victoria (pu) - Bronley South (pu) - tba Dover priory - tba - Bromley South (sd) - London Victoria

Valentine Film Special To Windsor (Steam Dreams)

  • 70013 London Victoria (pu) - Windsor & Eton Riverside (break/rev) & return

Friday 16th February 2018

Belmond British Pullman: PADDINGTON 2 Afternoon Tea (Belmond (British Pullman))

  • 60163 London Paddington u- tba - London Paddington

Saturday 17th February 2018

The Spirit Of Travel & Valentines Day Lunch (Northern Belle)

  • DRS Class 57 (Pair) York (pu) - Harrogate (pu) - Leeds (pu) - York - Eaglescliffe - Hartlepool - Sunderland - Greensfield Jn - Birtley Jn - York (sd/rev) - Harrogate (sd) - Leeds (sd)

The Pennine Pathfinder (Pathfinder Tours)

  • DRS Class 37 (Pair) Gloucester (pu) - Cheltenham Spa (pu) - Worcester Shrub Hill (pu) - Droitwich Spa (pu) - Bromsgrove (pu) - Birmingham New Street (pu) - Stafford (pu) - Crewe (pu) - Stockport - Bolton - Darwen - Blackburn - Hellifield - S&C - Carlisle
  • DRS Class 37 (Pair) Carlisle (pu) - Shap - Preston - Crewe (sd) - Stafford (sd) - Birmingham New Street (sd) - Bromsgrove (sd) - Droitwich Spa (sd) - Worcester Shrub Hill (sd) - Cheltenham Spa (sd) - Gloucester

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

Valentine's Express (Vintage Trains)

  •   Tyseley Warwick Road (pu) - Coleshill Parkway (pu) - Nuneaton - Leicester - Loughborough - Castle Donnington - Burton upon Trent - Tamworth High Level - Coleshill Parkway (sd) - Tyseley Warwick Road
Cancelled

Sunday 18th February 2018

Valentines Day Lunch (Northern Belle)

  • DRS Class 57 (Pair) Derby (pu) - Tamworth High Level - Landor Street Junction - Camp Hill - Lifford East to West Junctions - Selly Oak - Birmingham New Street - Stechford - Birmingham International (pu/rev) - Stechford - Aston - Stafford - Crewe (reverse) - Alsager - Stoke on Trent - Uttoxeter - Derby (sd/rev) - Tamworth High Level - Landor Street Junction - Camp Hill - Lifford East to West Junctions - Birmingham New Street - Stechford - Birmingham International

Thursday 22nd February 2018

The Cathedrals Express (Steam Dreams)

  • 70013 London Liverpool Street (pu) - Norwich (break/rev) & return

Saturday 24th February 2018

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

  • DBC Class 67 Cambridge (pu) - Ely (pu) - March (pu) - Peterborough (pu) - Newark Northgate (pu) - Doncaster Belmont Yard
  • 60163 Doncaster Belmont Yard - Doncaster (pu) - Leeds - Skipton - Hellifield - S&C - Carlisle
  • 60163 Carlisle (pu) - Tyne Valley Line - Low Fell - Tyne Yard
  • DBC Class 67 Tyne Yard - York - Doncaster (sd) - Newark Northgate (sd) - Peterborough (sd) - March (sd) - Ely (sd) - Cambridge

The 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
  • 45690 or 45699 Carnforth - Shap - Carlisle
  • 45690 or 45699 Carlisle (pu) - Appleby - S&C - Hellifield - Blackburn ( (sd) - 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 28th February 2018

The Shrewsbury Steam Special (Spirit Of The Lakes) (West Coast Railtours)

  • WCRC Class 47/57 Scarborough (pu) - Seamer (pu) - Malton (pu) - York (pu) - Church Fenton (pu) - Wakefield Kirkgate (pu) - Brighouse (pu) - Hebden Bridge (pu) - Crewe
  • Steam tba Crewe - Chester - Wrexham General - Gobowen - Shrewsbury (break) - Whitchurch - Crewe
  • WCRC Class 47/57 Crewe - Hebden Bridge (sd) - Brighouse (sd) - Wakefield Kirkgate (sd) - Church Fenton (sd) - York (sd) - Malton (sd) - Seamer (sd) - Scarborough

Thursday 1st March 2018

The Cathedrals Express (Steam Dreams)

  • 70013 London Paddington (pu) - Slough (pu) - Reading (pu) - Swindon (pu) - Cardiff Central (break/rev) & return

Saturday 3rd March 2018

The Trent Ouse Docker (Pathfinder Tours)

  • DBS Class 66 (Pair) Westbury (pu) - Bath Spa (pu) - Bristol Parkway (pu) - Cheltenham Spa (pu) - Bromsgrove (pu) - Birmingham New Street (pu) - Burton upon Trent (pu) - Castle Donnington - Toton Centre - Up & Down Erewash Slow - Ironville Junction - Mansfield - Shirebrook - Woodend Junction - Branscliffe East Junction - Maltby - St. Catherine Junction - via Low Ellers Curve - Potteric Carr Junction - Up Reception - Up Goods - Sand Bank Junction - Doncaster - Thorne Junction - Goole Up & Down Goods Loop (rev) - Goole Docks Complex (rev) - Goole Up & Down Goods Loop - Gilberdyke - Hessle Road Junction - Springbank North Junction - Hedon Road Junction - Hull King George Dock
  • DBS Class 66 (Pair) Hull King George Dock - (rev) - Hedon Road Junction - Springbank North Junction - Hessle Road Junction - Gilberdyke - Selby - Doncaster (sd) - Mexborough - Aldwarke Junction - Beighton Junction - Chesterfield - Derby (sd) - Burton upon Trent (sd) - Birmingham New Street (sd) - Bromsgrove (sd) - Cheltenham Spa (sd) - Bristol Parkway (sd) - Bath Spa (sd) - Westbury

The Pennine Limited (Railway Touring Company)

  • Steam tba Carnforth (pu) - Preston (pu) - Manchester Victoria (pu) - Romiley - Chinley - Hope Valley Line - Sheffield - Swinton - Moorthorpe - Wakefield Kirkgate - Brighouse - Hebden Bridge - Copy Pit - Blackburn - Preston (sd) - Lancaster (sd) - Carnforth

The Yorkshireman (Railway Touring Company)

  • 70013 Ealing Broadway (pu) - St.Albans (pu) - Luton (pu) - Bedford (pu) - Kettering (pu) - Melton Mowbray (pu) - Alfreton (pu) - York
  • WCRC Class 47/57 York (pu) - Alfreton (sd) - Melton Mowbray (sd) - Kettering (sd) - Bedford (sd) - Luton (sd) - St.Albans (sd) - Ealing Broadway

Thursday 8th March 2018

The Cathedrals Express (Steam Dreams)

  • WCRC Class 47/57 Horsham (pu) - Holmwood (pu) - Dorking (Main) (pu) - Leatherhead (pu) - Cheam (pu) - West London tba
  • 6233 West London - Salisbury (sd) - Sherborne (sd) - Yeovil Junction
  • 6233 Yeovil Junction (pu) - Sherborne (pu) - Salisbury (pu) - West London tba
  • WCRC Class 47/57 West London tba - Cheam (sd) - Leatherhead (sd) - Dorking (Main) (sd) - Hollywood (sd) - Horsham

Friday 9th March 2018

The Spirit Of Travel & Mothers Day Lunch (Northern Belle)

Saturday 10th March 2018

The Spirit Of Travel & Mothers Day Lunch (Northern Belle)

  • DRS Class 57 (Pair) Liverpool Lime Street (pu) - Manchester Victoria (pu) - tba - Liverpool Lime Street (sd) - Manchester Victoria

The 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
  • 45690 or 45699 Carnforth - Shap - Carlisle
  • 45690 or 45699 Carlisle (pu) - Appleby - S&C - Hellifield - Blackburn ( (sd) - 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

The Valley Of The Witch (UK Railtours)

  • Diesel tba London Paddington (pu) - Slough (pu) - Reding (pu) - Bristol Parkway (pu) - Cardiff Central (pu) - Bridgend - Tondu (rev) - Margam Yard - Port Talbot - Neath Loop - Burrows sidings (rev) - Neath & Brecon Junction - Cwmgwrach (rev) - Neath & Brecon Junction (rev) - Onllwyn (rev) - Jersey Marine (rev) - Swansea District Line - Llanelli (rev) - Swansea Avoiding Line - Naeth - Port talbot - Bridgend - Cardiff Central (sd) - Bristol Parkway (sd) - Reading (sd) - Slough (sd) - London Paddington

The Red Dragon (Vintage Trains)

  •   Tyseley Wawick Road (pu) - Birmingham Snow Hill (pu) - Stourbridge Junction - Worcester Shrub Hill - Gloucester - Chepstow - Cardiff Central
  •   Cardiff Central (pu) - Abergavenny - Hereford - Shrewsbury Abbey Foregate Curve - Wolverhampton - Birmingham New Street (sd) - Tyseley Warwick Road
Cancelled

Sunday 11th March 2018

Mothers Day Lunch (Northern Belle)

Saturday 17th March 2018

The High Peak Explorer (Railway Touring Company)

  • Steam tba Carnforth (pu) - Preston (pu) - Manchester Victoria (pu) - Stockport - New Mills - Chinley - Peak Forest - Buxton
  • Steam tba Buxton - Hindlow Quarry (rev) - Buxton
  • Steam tba Buxton - Peak Forest - Chinley - Stockport - Denton - Ashton Moss - Miles Platting - Manchester Victoria (sd) - Chat Moss - Preston (sd) - Lancaster (sd) - Carnforth

The Cathedrals Express (To Be Confirmed)

  • 86259 London Euston (pu) - Watford Junction (pu) - Milton Keynes Central (pu) - Rugby (pu) - Lichfield Trent Valley (pu) - Stafford - Crewe - Carnforth
  • WCRC Steam Pool Carnforth - Shap - Carlisle
  • WCRC Steam pool Carlisle (pu) - Appleby - S&C - Hellifield - Blackburn - Farington Junction
  • 86259 Farington Junction - Crewe - Stafford - Lichfield Trent Valley (sd) - Rugby (sd) - Milton Keynes Central (sd) - Watford Junction (sd) - London Euston

The Missing Link (UK Railtours)

  • tba London Euston (pu) - Milton Keynes Central (pu) (rev) - Bletchley Flyover Junction - Swanborurne (rev) - Flyover Junction - Fenny Stratford - Woburn Sands - Bedford St. Johns - Bedford (rev) - Luton - Brent Curve Junction - Dudding Hill Junction - Acton Wells Junction - Acton Main Line - West Ealing - Greenford - West Ruislip - Princess Risborough - Little Kimble - Aylesbury - Quainton Road - (break) - Grendon Underwood Junction - Calvert - Claydon L&NE Junction (rev) - Marsh Gibbon - Gavray Junction - Oxford - Reading - Slough - Acton Main Line - Acton Wells Junction - South West Sidings - West London Junction - London Euston

Thursday 22nd March 2018

The Cathedrals Express (Steam Dreams)

  • WCRC Class 47/57 Rainham (Kent) (pu) - Gravesend (pu) - Dartford (pu) - Bexleyheath (pu) - West London tba
  • 6233 West London ba - Salisbury (sd) - Sherborne (sd) - Yeovil Junction
  • 6233 Yeovil Junction (pu) - Sherborne (pu) - Salisbury (pu) - West London tba
  • WCRC Class 47/57 West London tba - Bexleyheath (sd) - Dartford (sd) - Gravesend (sd) - Rainham (Kent)

Saturday 24th March 2018

The Sulis & Sarum Express (bookings Through UK Railtours) (A1 Steam Locomotive Trust)

  • 60163 Tame Bridge Parkway (pu) - Birmingham New Street (pu) - Bromsgrove (pu) - Worcester Shrub Hill (pu) - Cheltenham Spa (pu) - Bristol Parkway - Dr. Day's Junction - Bath Spa - Westbury - Salisbury (break/rev) & return

Additional Tour Information

The tour is booked for 60163 Tornado throughout, and banking assistance will be required for the evening ascent of the Lickey Incline. The banking locomotive will most likely be a DBC Class 66.

Added 13:13 on Tuesday 29th August 2017

The Sussex Salopian (Branch Line Society)

  • WCRC Diesel tba Carnforth (pu) - Lancaster (pu) - Preston (pu) - Crewe (pu) - Gresty Green Through Siding - Shrewsbury Up Goods Loop - Shrewsbury (pu) - Wellington Up Through Line - Cosford Up Goods Loop - Oxley Up Goods Loop - Wolverhampton - Tame Bridge Parkway (pu) - Aston - Birmingham International (pu) - Rugby Up & Down Through Siding - Northampton Up Fast - Watford Junction (pu) - Wembley European Freight Operations Centre Road 5 - Wembley Yard South Junction - Willesden No. 7 - Acton Lane Reception Sidings (locomotive change) - Kensington Olympia - Latchmere No. 1 Junction - Clapham Junction - Streatham Common - Windmill Bridge Junction (Down Slow) - East Croydon - South Croydon - Redhill (new platform 0) - Gatwick Airport - Horsham - Ford - Barnham - Bognor Regis (break) (rev) - Barnham (rev) - Fratton (rev) - Haselmere - Guildford - Reading Spur Junction - Reading New Junction - Reading - Reading West - Down Reading West Curve - Goring & Streatley (sd) - Didcot East Junction - Didcot North Junction - Oxford - Banbury Depot Junction - Banbury (new) Down Goods Loop (locomotive change) - Reservoir Junction - Leamington Spa Down Main - Kenilworth Loop - Birmingham International (sd) - Birmingham New Street (sd) - Tame Bridge Parkway (sd) - Wolverhampton - Down Oxley Goods Loop - Coaford Down Goods Loop - Wellington Down Through Line - Shrewsbury (sd) - Gresty Green Down Through Siding (was the 'Through Siding' becoming the 'Down Salop Siding) - Crewe Down Salop Goods Line - Crewe (overnight break)

The Heart Of Wales Wanderer (Pathfinder Tours)

  • DRS Class 37 (Pair) Eastleigh (pu) - Basingstoke (pu) - Reading West (pu) - Didcot Parkway (pu) - Oxford (pu) - Banbury (pu) - Leamington Spa (pu) - Coventry (pu) - Birmingham International (pu) - Shrewsbury - (break) - Craven Arms - Knighton - Llandrindod Wells - Llandovery - Pantyffynnon - Swansea District Line - Port Talbot Parkway - Cardiff Central - Newport - Severn Tunnel - Birmingham International (sd) - Coventry (sd) - Leamington Spa (sd) - Banbury (sd) - Oxford (sd) - Didcot Parkway (sd) - Reading West (sd) - Basingstoke (sd) - Eastleigh

The Cumbrian Coast Express (Railway Touring Company)

  • 86259 London Euston (pu) - (Watford Junction (pu) -) - Milton Keynes Central (pu) - (Northampton (pu) ) - Rugby (pu) - Nuneaton (pu) - Crewe (pu) - Preston (pu) - Carnforth
  • 45690 or 45699 Carnforth - Cumbrian Coast Line - Carlisle
  • 45690 or 45699 Carlisle - Shap - Carnforth
  • 86259 Carnforth - Preston (sd) - Crewe (sd) - Stafford - Nuneaton (sd) - Rugby (sd) - (Northampton (sd) -) - Milton Keynes Central (sd) - (Watford Junction (sd) -) - London Euston

Sunday 25th March 2018

The Sussex Salopian: Day 2 (Branch Line Society)

  • WCRC Diesel tba Crewe (pu) - Acton Grange Junction - Walton Old Junction - Warrington Bank Quay - Earlestown - Bamfurlong Down Goods Line - Wigan North Western - Preston (sd) - Barton & Bropughton Down Passenger Loop - Oubeck Down Goods Loop - Lancaster (sd) - Carnforth Up & Down Goods Loop - Carnforth

Tuesday 27th March 2018

The Cathedrals Express (Steam Dreams)

  • WCRC Class 47/57 Southend East (pu) - Upminster (pu) - West London tba
  • 6233 West London - Salisbury (sd) - Sherborne (sd) - Yeovil Junction
  • 6233 Yeovil Junction (pu) - Sherborne (pu) - Salisbury (pu) - West London tba
  • WCRC Class 47/57 West London tba - Upminster (sd) - Southend East

Friday 30th March 2018

The Easter Chieftain: Day 1 (Pathfinder Tours)

  • Diesel tba Cardiff Central (pu) - Newport (pu) - Bristol Parkway (pu) - Cam & Dursley (pu) - Cheltenham Spa (pu) - Worcester Shrub Hill (pu) - Kidderminster (pu) - Birmingham New Street (pu) - Derby (pu) - Chesterfield (pu) - York (pu) - Inverness

Saturday 31st March 2018

The Easter Chieftain: Day 2 (Pathfinder Tours)

  • Diesel tba Inverness - Keith (break/rev) & return

Shropshire Express (Vintage Trains)

  •   Tyseley Warwick Road (pu) - Birmingham New Street (pu) - Tame Bridge Parkway (pu) - Wolverhampton (pu) - Crewe - Chester
  •   Chester (pu) - Wrexham General - Gobowen - Shrewsbury - Wolverhampton (sd) - Tame Bridge Parkway (sd) - Birmingham New Street (sd) - Tyseley Warwick Road
Cancelled

Sunday 1st April 2018

The Easter Chieftain: Day 3 (Pathfinder Tours)

  • Diesel tba Inverness - Kyle of Lochalsh (break/rev) & return

Monday 2nd April 2018

The Easter Chieftain: Day 4 (Pathfinder Tours)

  • Diesel tba Inverness - Aviemore - Perth - Stirling - York (sd) - Chesterfield (sd) - Derby (sd) - Birmingham New Street (sd) - Kidderminster (sd) - Worcester Shrub Hill (sd) - Cheltenham Spa (sd) - Cam & Dursley (sd) - Bristol Parkway (sd) - Newport (sd) - Cardiff Central

Thursday 5th April 2018

The Cathedrals Express (Steam Dreams)

  • WCRC Class 47/57 Ipswich (pu) - Colchester (pu) - Shenfield (pu) - Hanwell Loop
  • 46233 West London tba - Salisbury (sd) - Sherborne (sd) - Yeovil Junction
  • 46233 Yeovil Junction (pu) - Sherborne (pu) - Salisbury (pu) - West London tba
  • WCRC Class 47/57 West London tba - Shenfield (sd) - Colchester (sd) - Ipswich

Saturday 7th April 2018

The Whitby Flyer (Railway Touring Company)

  • 86259 London Kings Cross (pu) - Stevenage (pu) - Huntingdon (pu) - Peterborough (pu) - York
  • 61264 and 76084 York - Northallerton - Eaglescliffe - Middlesbrough - Battersby (rev) - Whitby
  • 61264 and 76084 Whitby - Battersby (rev) - Middlesbrough - Eaglescliffe - Northallerton - York
  • 86259 York - Peterborough (sd) - Huntingdon (sd) - Stevenage (sd) - London Kings Cross

The Geordie-Go-Round (UK Railtours)

  • DBS Class 90 London Kings Cross (pu) - Potters Bar (pu) - Stevenage (pu) - Peterborough (pu) - Grantham - York - Tyne Yard
  • To be confirmed Tyne Yard - Newcastle upon Tyne - Benton Junction - Newsham - Bedlington - North Blyth
  • To be confirmed North Blyth - Bedlington (rev) - Morpeth - Newcastle upon Tyne
  • DBS Class 90 Newcastle upon Tyne - York - Grantham - Peterborough (sd) - Stevenage (sd) - Potters Bar (sd) - London Kings Cross

Cumbrian Express (Vintage Trains)

  •   Tyseley Warwick Road (pu) - Coleshill Parkway (pu) - Tamworth High Level (pu) - Burton upon Trent (pu) - Derby (pu) - Chesterfield (pu) - Swinton (pu) - Hellifield
  •   Hellifield - S&C - Appleby (sd) - Carlisle
  •   Carlisle (pu) - Appleby (pu) - S&C - Hellifield
  •   Hellifield - Swinton (sd) - Chesterfield (sd) - Derby (sd) - Burton upon Trent (sd) - Tamworth High Level (sd) - Coleshill Parkway (sd) - Tyseley Warwick Road
Cancelled

The Settle & Carlisle And Cumbrian Coast Pullman (Spirit Of The Lakes) (West Coast Railtours)

  • WCRC Class 47/57 Cleethorpes (pu) - Grimsby (pu) - Habrough (pu) - Barnetby (pu) - Scunthorpe (pu) - Thorne (pu) - Hellifield - S&C - Carlisle
  • WCRC Class 47/57 Carlisle - Cumbrian Coast Line - Carnforth - Thorne (sd) - Scunthorpe (sd) - Barnetby (sd) - Habrough (sd) - Grimsby (sd) - Cleethorpes

Saturday 14th April 2018

The Ebor Flyer (A1 Steam Locomotive Trust)

  • 60163 London Kings Cross (pu) - Potters Bar (pu) - Peterborough - Grantham - Doncaster - York (break/rev) & return

The Cumbrian Hoovers (Charity Charter Sponsored By Rail Express) (Pathfinder Tours)

  • Class 50 (Pair) Details to follow-route via Settle & Carlisle and Cumbrian Coast

The Whitby Flyer (Railway Touring Company)

  • 61264 and 76084 York (pu) - Thirsk (pu) - Northallerton (pu) - Darlington (rev) - Eaglescliffe - Middlesbrough - Battersby (rev) - Whitby (break/rev) & return

The Cumbrian Mountain Express (Railway Touring Company)

  • 86259 Milton Keynes Central (pu) - Rugby (pu) - Coventry (pu) - Birmingham New Street (pu) - Wolverhampton (pu) - Crewe (pu) - Carnforth
  • WCRC Steam Pool Carnforth - Shap - Carlisle
  • WCRC Steam Pool Carlisle (pu) - Appleby - S&C - Hellifield - Blackburn (sd) (for Preston by service train)- Farington Junction
  • 86259 Farington Junction - Crewe (sd) - Wolverhampton (sd) - Birmingham New Street (sd) - Coventry (sd) - Rugby (sd) - Milton Keynes Central

North Wales Coast Express (Saphos Trains)

  • 34046 or 46100 or 70000 Crewe (pu) - Chester (pu) - Llandudno Junction (sd) - Bangor (sd) - Holyhead (break/rev) & return

Sunday 15th April 2018

The Mayflower (Charity Railtours)

Thursday 19th April 2018

Great Britain XI (Railway Touring Company)

  • 60103 London Kings Cross (pu) - Cambridge - March - Peterborough - Spalding - Sleaford - Doncaster - York - Scarborough

Additional Tour Information

46233 is reserve locomotive should 60103 be unavailable

Added 11:11 on Thursday 3rd August 2017

Friday 20th April 2018

Great Britain XI: Day 2 (Railway Touring Company)

  • 45690 and 45699 Scarborough (pu) - York - Leeds - Hellifield - S&C - Carlisle - Dumfries - Edinburgh Waverley

Saturday 21st April 2018

The Lakes, Shap & Cumbrian Coast Circular (NENTA Traintours)

  • DRS Class 57/68 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) - Preston (sd) (for Blackpool) - Oxenholme Lake District (sd) (for Lake District) - Carlisle
  • DRS Class 57/68 Carlisle - Cumbrian Coast Line - Grange over Sands (pu) - Carnforth - Preston (pu) - Peterborough (sd) - March (sd) - Ely (sd) - Cambridge (sd) (by service train from Ely) - Bury St. Edmonds (sd) - Stowmarket (sd) - Ipswich (sd) - Diss (sd) - Norwich

The York Moors Venturer (Pathfinder Tours)

  • GBRf Class 47 Newport (pu) - Chepstow (pu) - Lydney (pu) - Gloucester (pu) - Cheltenham Spa (pu) - Worcester Shrub Hill (pu) - Droitwich Spa (pu) - Kidderminster (pu) - Stourbridge Junction (pu) - York (sd) - Scarborough (break/rev) & return

Great Britain XI: Day 3 (Railway Touring Company)

  • 60009 Edinburgh Waverley (pu) - Forth Bridge - Kirkcaldy - Tay Bridge - Dundee- Montrose - Aberdeen - Keith - Inverness

Cotswold Express (Vintage Trains)

  •   Tyseley Warwick Road (pu) - Birmingham Snow Hill (pu) - Stourbridge Junction (pu) - Worcester Shrub Hill (pu) - Cheltenham Spa - Stroud - Sapperton - Swindon - Oxford
  •   Oxford (pu) - Moreton-in-Marsh - Evesham - Worcester Shrub Hill (sd) - Stourbridge Junction (sd) - Birmingham Snow Hill (sd) - Tyseley Warwick Road
Cancelled

Additional Tour Information

NB: May have diesel assistance from Worcester Shrub Hill to Tyseley, for the ascent of Old Hill Bank.

Added 11:42 on Thursday 7th September 2017

Sunday 22nd April 2018

Great Britain XI: Day 4 (Railway Touring Company)

  • 61264 Inverness (pu) - Kyle of Lochalsh (break/rev) & return

Monday 23rd April 2018

Great Britain XI: Day 5 (Railway Touring Company)

  • 61264 and 60009 Inverness (pu) - Aviemore - Pitlochry - Perth - Stirling - Cumbernauld - Motherwell - Beattock - Carlisle - Cumbrian Coast Line - Grange over Sands

Tuesday 24th April 2018

Great Britain XI: Day 6 (Railway Touring Company)

Wednesday 25th April 2018

Great Britain XI: Day 7 (Railway Touring Company)

  • 45690 and 45699 Grange over Sands - Carnforth - Preston - Warrington Bank Quay - Crewe - Whitchurch - Shrewsbury
  • 48151 Shrewsbury - Craven Arms - Llandrindod Wells - Swansea District Line - Cardiff Central

Thursday 26th April 2018

Great Britain XI: Day 8 (Railway Touring Company)

  • 34046 Cardiff Central (pu) - Severn Tunnel - Bath Spa - Westbury - Castle Cary - Yeovil Pen Mill
  • 31806 and 34046 Yeovil Pen Mill - Maiden Newton - Dorchester - Weymouth
  • 31806 and 34046 Weymouth - Dorchester - Wareham (rev) - Swanage

Friday 27th April 2018

Great Britain XI: Day 9 (Railway Touring Company)

  • 34046 Swanage (pu) - Wareham - Poole - Bournemouth - Southampton Central - Havant - Haslemere - Guildford - Woking - London Waterloo

Saturday 28th April 2018

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

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

Sunday 29th April 2018

Welsh Borders Explorer (Saphos Trains)

  • 34046 or 46100 or 70000 Crewe (pu) - Chester - Wrexham General - Gobowen - Shrewsbury - Telford Central - Oxley Chord - Stafford - Crewe

Thursday 3rd May 2018

The Cathedrals Express (Steam Dreams)

  • 46233 London Waterloo (pu) - Woking (pu) - Basingstoke - Andover - Salisbury - Westbury - Bath Spa (sd) - Bristol Temple Meads (break/rev) & return

Friday 4th May 2018

The Mayday Caledonian: Day 1 (UK Railtours)

  •   London Kings Cross (pu) - Stevenage (pu) - Peterborough (pu) - York - Newcastle upon Tyne - Berwick upon Tweed - Glasgow Central
Cancelled

Additional Tour Information

Cancelled following the termination of the business relationship between UK Railtours and Northern Belle, following the sale of the latter to a new organisation part-owned by West Coast Railway Company.

Added 12:27 on Tuesday 9th January 2018

Saturday 5th May 2018

The Diamond Twenties (Pathfinder Tours)

  • GBRF Class 66 Tame Bridge Parkway (pu) - Birmingham International (pu) - Coventry (pu) - Leamington Spa (pu) - Banbury (pu) - Didcot Parkway (pu) - Reading (pu) - London Victoria
  • Class 20 x 2 London Victoria (pu) - Factory Junction - Nunhead - Shortlands - Chislehurst - Swanley - Bat & Ball - Sevenoaks - Tonbridge - Tunbridge wells - Robertsbridge - Mountfielld Sidings
  • Class 20 x 2 and GBRF Class 73 x 2 Mountfield Sidings - Mountfield British Gyposum (rev) - Mountfield Sidings (rev) - Tonbridge (rev) - Cranmore Down Loop - Ashford International - Appledore - Dungeness Branch
  • Class 20 x 2 Dungeness Branch - Ashford International - Beechbrook Farm Loop - Lenham Up Passenger Loop - Otford Up Goods Loop - Swanley - Shortlands - West Dulwuch - Bellingham - Nunhead - Factory Junction - London Victoria
  • GBRf Class 66 London Victoria - Reading (sd) - Didcot Parkway (sd) - Banbury (sd) - Leamington Spa (sd) - Coventry (sd) - Birmingham International (sd) - Tame Bridge Parkway

The Mayday Caledonian: Day 2 (UK Railtours)

  •   Glasgow Central/tba (pu) - Stirling - Perth - Dundee - Montrose - Aberdeen
  •   Aberdeen - Montrose - Dundee - tay Bridge - Forth Bridge - Glasgow Central/tba
Cancelled

Additional Tour Information

Cancelled following the termination of the business relationship between UK Railtours and Northern Belle, following the sale of the latter to a new organisation part-owned by West Coast Railway Company.

Added 12:27 on Tuesday 9th January 2018

Sunday 6th May 2018

The Mayday Caledonian: Day 3 (UK Railtours)

  •   Dumbarton Central (pu) - Crianlarich - Rannoch - Fort William (break/rev) & return
Cancelled

Additional Tour Information

Cancelled following the termination of the business relationship between UK Railtours and Northern Belle, following the sale of the latter to a new organisation part-owned by West Coast Railway Company.

Added 12:27 on Tuesday 9th January 2018

Monday 7th May 2018

The Mayday Caledonian: Day 4 (UK Railtours)

  •   Glasgow Central (pu) - Carlisle - S&C - Skipton - Leeds - Doncaster - Peterborough (sd) - Stevenage (sd) - London Kings Cross
Cancelled

Additional Tour Information

Cancelled following the termination of the business relationship between UK Railtours and Northern Belle, following the sale of the latter to a new organisation part-owned by West Coast Railway Company.

Added 12:28 on Tuesday 9th January 2018

Thursday 10th May 2018

The Cathedrals Express (Steam Dreams)

  • Steam tba Peterborough (pu) - Stevenage (pu) - Hertford North (pu) - Winchester
  • Steam tba Winchester (pu) - West London tba
  • WCRC Class 47/57 West London tba - Hertford North (sd) - Stevenage (sd) - Peterborough

Saturday 12th May 2018

The York Explorer (Pathfinder Tours)

  • DBS Class 67 Salisbury (pu) - Warminster (pu) - Westbury (pu) - Trowbridge (pu) - Chippenham (pu) - Swindon (pu) - Oxford (pu) - Banbury (pu) - Leamington Spa (pu) - Burton upon Trent - Derby - Chesterfield - Moorthorpe (sd) - York (break/rev) & return

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 (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

Welsh Marches Express (Saphos Trains)

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

The Worcester Sorcerer (UK Railtours)

  • Diesel tba Letchworth Garden City (pu) - Stevenage (pu) - Welwyn Garden City (pu) - Potters Bar (pu) - Finsbury Park (pu) - Evesham (sd) - Worcester Shrub Hill (break/rev) & return

The Winchester Pullman (Spirit Of The Lakes) (West Coast Railtours)

  • WCRC Class 47/57 Skegness (pu) - Wainfleet (pu) - Boston (pu) - Heckington (pu) - Sleaford (pu) - Grantham (pu) - Winchester (break/rev) & return

Tuesday 15th May 2018

The Cathedrals Express (Steam Dreams)

  • 46233 London Victoria (pu) - Egham (pu) - Ascot (pu) - Reading (pu) - Oxford - Evesham - (Cheltenham Spa-by road transfer) (sd) - Worcester Shrub Hill (break/rev) & return
  • 46233 Worcester Shrub Hill (pu) - Cheltenham Spa (pu) - Stroud -Sapperton - Swindon - Reading (sd) - Ascot (sd) - Egham (sd) - London Victoria

Saturday 19th May 2018

The Canterbury Tale (bookings Through UK Railtours) (A1 Steam Locomotive Trust)

  • 60163 Peterborough (pu) - St. Neots (pu) - Stevenage (pu) - Potters Bar (pu) - Finsbury Park - Canterbury (break/rev) & return (Diesel confirmed from London area on return)

The Coast To Coast Express (Railway Touring Company)

  • 45690 or 45699 Liverpool Lime Street (pu) - Chat Moss - Manchester Victoria (pu) - Guide Bridge - Woodley - Chinley - Hope Valley - Sheffield (pu) - Swinton - Church Fenton - York (sd) - Scarborough
  • WCRC Class 47/57 Scarborough (pu) - York (pu) - Church Fenton - Swinton - Sheffield (sd) - Hope Valley - Chinley - Woodley - Guide Bridge - Manchester Victoria (sd) - Chat Miss - Liverpool Lime Street

The Cathedrals Express To Edinburgh: Day 1 (Steam Dreams)

Tuesday 22nd May 2018

The Cathedrals Express To Edinburgh: Day 4 (Steam Dreams)

Saturday 26th May 2018

The Hadrian (Railway Touring Company)

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

The Quantock Intruder (UK Railtours)

  • 35028 London Paddington (pu) - Slough (pu) - Reading (pu) - Theale (water) - Newbury - Westbury - Frome (water) - Taunton - Minehead
  • 35028 (tender first) Minehead - Bishops Lydeard
  • DBS Class 67 Bishops Lydeard - Taunton - Westbury - Newbury - Reading (sd) - Slough (sd) - London Paddington

Saturday 2nd June 2018

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

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

North Wales Coast Express (Saphos Trains)

  • 34046 or 46100 or 70000 Crewe (pu) - Chester (pu) - Llandudno Junction (sd) - Bangor (sd) - Holyhead (break/rev) & return

Saturday 9th June 2018

The Tyne & Wear Boat Train (NENTA Traintours)

  • DRS Class 57/68 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) - York (sd) - Durham (sd) - Newcastle upon Tyne
  • DRS Class 57/68 Newcastle upon Tyne (pu) - Durham (pu) - York (pu) - Peterborougfh (sd) - March (sd) - Ely (sd) - Cambridge (sd) (by service train from Ely) - Bury St. Edmonds (sd) - Stowmarket (sd) - Ipswich (sd) - Diss (sd) - Norwich

The Dartmouth Express (Railway Touring Company)

  • WCRC Class 47/57 Working (pu) - Guildford (pu) - Reading (pu) - Newbury (pu) - Westbury (pu) - Bristol Temple Meads
  • 60009 Bristol Temple Meads - Paignton (sd) - Kingswear
  • 60009 Kingswear (pu) - Bristol Temple Meads
  • WCRC Class 47/57 Bristol Temple Meads - Westbury (sd) - Newbury (sd) - Reading (sd) - Guildford (sd) - Woking

The East Yorkshireman (Railway Touring Company)

  • 45690 Manchester Piccadilly (pu) - Romiley (pu) - Hathersage (pu) - Sheffield (pu) - Gilberdyke - Anlaby Junction - Beverley - Bridlington - Scarborough
  • 45690 Scarborough (pu) - Malton - York - Milford Loop
  • WCRC Class 47/57 Milford Loop - Sheffield (sd) - Hathersage (sd) - Romiley (sd) - Manchester Victoria

The Last Invader (UK Railtours)

  • Diesel tba London Paddington (pu) - Slough (pu) - Reading (pu) - Bristol Parkway (pu) - Newport - Cardiff Central - Ferrybridge (for Gwili Railway) (sd) - Fishguard & Goodwick (sd) - Fishguard Harbour
  • Diesel tba Fishguard Harbour (pu) - Fishguard & Goodwick (pu) - Ferrybridge (pu) - Cardiff Central - Newport - Bristol Parkway (sd) - Reading (sd) - Slough (sd) - London Paddington

Sunday 10th June 2018

Welsh Borders Explorer (Saphos Trains)

  • 34046 or 46100 or 70000 Crewe (pu) - Chester - Wrexham General - Gobowen - Shrewsbury - Telford Central - Oxley Chord - Stafford - Crewe

Thursday 14th June 2018

Pre-Three Peaks Charter (Branch Line Society)

Three Peaks Challenge: Day 1 (Private Charter)

  • DRS tba Crewe - Bangor (to climb Snowden)

Friday 15th June 2018

Three Peaks Challenge: Day 2 (Private Charter)

  • DRS tba Bangor - Ravenglass (break to climb Scafell Pike)
  • DRS tba Ravenglass - Fort William (to climb Ben Nevis)

Saturday 16th June 2018

Albert Gilmour Memorial Charter (52A Tours)

  • DBS Class 67 Linlithgow (pu) - Edinburgh Waverley (pu) - Newcastle upon Tyne
  • D9009 Newcastle upon Tyne (pu) - Durham (pu) - Darlington (pu) - York (pu) - Doncaster (pu) - Grantham - Peterborough - London Kings Cross
  • D9009 London Kings Cross (pu) - Peterborough - Grantham - Doncaster (sd) - York (sd) - Darlington (sd) - Durham (sd) - Newcastle upon Tyne (sd) -
  • DBS Class 67 Newcastle upon Tyne - Edinburgh Waverley (sd) - Linlithgow

Three Peaks Challenge: Day 3 (Private Charter)

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

Welsh Marches Express (Saphos Trains)

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

Monday 18th June 2018

The Lakes Express: Day 1 (Steam Dreams)

Thursday 21st June 2018

The Lakes Express: Day 4 (Steam Dreams)

Saturday 23rd June 2018

Mazey Day Cornishman (Pathfinder Tours)

  • DBS Class 66 Tame Bridge Parkway (pu) - Birmingham New Street (pu) - Stourbridge Junction (pu) - Kidderminster (pu) - Droitwich Spa (pu) - Worcester Shrub Hill
  • Class 50 (Pair) Worcester Shrub Hill (pu) - Cheltenham Spa (pu) - Cam & Dursley (pu) - Bristol Parkway (pu) - Truro (sd) - St. Erth (sd) - Penzance
  • Class 50 (Pair) Penzance (pu) - St. Erth (pu) - Truro (pu) - Bristol Parkway (sd) - Cam & Dursley (sd) - Cheltenham Spa (sd) - Worcester Shrub Hill (sd) -
  • DBS Class 66 Worcester Shrub Hill - Droitwich Spa (sd) - Kidderminster (sd) - Stourbridge Junction (sd) - Birmingham New Street (sd) - Tame Bridge Parkway

The Cumbrian Mountain Express (Railway Touring Company)

  • 86259 Milton Keynes Central (pu) - Rugby (pu) - Coventry (pu) - Birmingham New Street (pu) - Wolverhampton (pu) - Crewe (pu) - Preston (pu) - Carnforth
  • WCRC Steam Pool Carnforth - Shap - Carlisle
  • WCRC Steam pool Carlisle (pu) - Appleby - S&C - Hellifield - Blackburn (set-down for Preston by service train) - Farington Junction
  • 86259 Farington Junction - Crewe (sd) - Wolverhampton (sd) - Birmingham New Street (sd) - Coventry (sd) - Rugby (sd) - Milton Keynes Central

The Midsummer Cornishman (Northern Belle) (UK Railtours)

  •   London Paddington (pu) - Slough (pu) - Reading (pu) - Plymouth - Par (sd) - Penzance (break/rev) & return
Cancelled

Additional Tour Information

Cancelled following the termination of the business relationship between UK Railtours and Northern Belle, following the sale of the latter to a new organisation part-owned by West Coast Railway Company.

Added 12:28 on Tuesday 9th January 2018

Sunday 24th June 2018

English Riviera Express (Saphos Trains)

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

Sunday 1st July 2018

The Itchen Scratch (GBRf Charity Charter) (Private Charter)

  • GBRf Class 66/7 Tonbridge (pu) - Godstone - Redhill - East Croydon - Balham - Kensington Olympia (pu) - South West Sidings - Hounslow - Virginia Water - Woking (pu) - Guildford - Havant - Botley - Eastleigh

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

Saturday 7th July 2018

Severn Valley Explorer (NENTA Traintours)

  • DRS Class 57/68 Norwich (pu) - Diss (pu) - Ipswich (pu) - Stowmarket (pu) - Bury St. Edmunds (pu) - (Wymondham (pu) - Thetford (pu) - Cambridge (pu) - by service train to Ely) - Ely (pu) - March (pu) - Peterborough (pu) - Kidderminster (sd) - Worcester Shrub Hill
  • DRS Class 57/68 Worcester Shrub Hill (pu) - Kidderminster (pu) - Peterborough (sd) - March (sd) - Ely (sd) - (Cambridge (sd) - Thetford (sd) - Wymondham (sd) - by service train from Ely) - Bury St. Edmonds (sd) - Stowmarket (sd) - Ipswich (sd) - Diss (sd) - Norwich

The Bournemouth Belle (Railway Touring Company)

  • Steam tba London Waterloo (pu) - Clapham Junction - Weybridge - Woking - Basingstoke - Eastleigh - Southampton Central - Bournemouth (break/rev) & return

Monday 9th July 2018

The End Of Southern Steam (Railway Touring Company)

  • Steam tba London Waterloo (pu) - Clapham Junction - Weybridge - Woking - Basingstoke (pu) - Andover - Salisbury - Sherborne - Yeovil Junction
  • Diesel tba Yeovil Junction - Maiden Newton - Dorcheseter West - Weymouth
  • Steam tba Weymouth (pu) - Dorchester South - Bournemouth - Southampton Central - Eastlleigh - Basingstoke (sd) - Woking (sd) - London Waterloo

Saturday 14th July 2018

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 (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

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 (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

The Sunny South Express (UK Railtours)

  • GBRf Class 73 (Pair) Stevenage (pu) - Welwyn Garden City (pu) - Potters Bar (pu) - Finsbury Park - Camden - Willesden Junction - Kew - Virginia Water - Woking - Basingstoke - Southampton Central - Bournemouth - Dorchester South (sd) - Weymouth
  • GBRf Class 73 (Pair) Weymouth (pu) - Dorchester West - Yeovil Pen Mill - Castle Cary - Newbury - Finsbury Park (sd) - Potters Bar (sd) - Welwyn Garden City (sd) - Stevenage

Saturday 21st July 2018

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

  • 60163 London Kings Cross (pu) - Potters Bar (pu) - Peterborough (pu) - Durham (sd) - Newcastle upon Tyne
  • D9009 Newcastle upon Tyne (pu) - Durham (pu) - Peterborough (sd) - Stevenage (sd) - London Kings Cross

The Cumbrian Mountain Express (Railway Touring Company)

  • 6233 Crewe (pu) - Wilmslow (pu) - Stockport (pu) - Manchester Victoria (pu) - Bolton (pu) - Preston (pu) - Shap - Carlisle
  • 6233 Carlisle (pu) - Appleby - S&C - Hellifield - Blackburn (sd) (for Preston by service train) - Farington Junction - Bolton (sd) - Manchester Victoria (sd) - Stockport (sd) - Wilmslow (sd) - Crewe

William Shakespeare (Saphos Trains)

  • Diesel tba Preston (pu) - Wigan North Western (pu) - Warrington Bank Quay (pu) - Hartford (pu) - Crewe (pu) -
  • 34046 or 46100 or 70000 Crewe - Stafford (pu) - Walsall - Stratford upon Avon
  • 34046 or 46100 or 70000 Stratford upon Avon (pu) - Walsall - Stafford (sd) - Crewe (sd) -
  • Diesel tba Crewe - Hartford (sd) - Warrington Bank Quay (sd) - Wigan North Western (sd) - Preston

Sunday 22nd July 2018

The North Wales Coast Express (Railway Touring Company)

  • 45690 or 45699 Manchester Piccadilly (pu) - Warrington Bank Quay (pu) - Frodsham (pu) - Chester (pu) - Llandudno Junction (sd) - Llandudno
  • Diesel tba Llandudno - Llandudno Junction
  • 45690 or 45699 Llandudno Junction - Bangor (sd) - Holyhead
  • 45690 or 45699 Holyhead (pu) - Bangor (pu) - Llandudno Junction
  • Diesel Llandudno Junction - Llandudno
  • 45690 or 45699 Llandudno (pu) - Llandudno Junction (pu) - Chester (sd) - Frodsham (sd) - Warrington Bank Quay (sd) - Manchester Piccadilly

The Royal Duchy (Railway Touring Company)

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

Tuesday 24th July 2018

The Welsh Mountaineer (Railway Touring Company)

  • 48151 or 45699 Preston (pu) - Warrington Bank Quay (pu) - Frodsham (pu) - Chester - Llandudno Junction (rev) - Blaenau Ffestiniog
  • 48151 or 45699 Blaenau Ffestiniog (pu) - Llandudno Junction - Chester (sd) - Frodsham (sd) - Warrington Bank Quay (sd) - Preston

Thursday 26th July 2018

The Dorset Coast Express (Railway Touring Company)

  • 60009 or 45305 London Victoria (pu) - Staines (pu) - Woking (pu) - Basingstoke (pu) - Bournemouth (sd) - Poole - Weymouth
  • WCRC Class 47/57 Weymouth (pu) - Bournemouth (pu) - Southampton Central
  • 60009 or 45305 Southampton Central - Winchester - Basingstoke (sd) - Woking (sd) - Staines (sd) - London Waterloo

Saturday 28th July 2018

The Hadrian (Railway Touring Company)

  • WCRC Class 47/57 Leicester (pu) - Loughborough (pu) - East Midlands Parkway (pu) - Beeston (pu) - Ilkeston (pu) - Alfreton (pu) - Chesterfield (pu) - Leeds - Skipton - Hellifield
  • 45690 or 45699 Hellifield - S&C - Carlisle
  • 45690 and 45699 Carlisle - Tyne Valley - 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)

  • 60009 London Paddington (pu) - Slough (pu) - Reading (pu) - Newbury (pu) - Taunton - Bishops Lydeard
  • WSR Steam Bishops Lydeard - Minehead - Bishops Lydeard
  • 60009 Bishops Lydeard - Taunton - Newbury (sd) - Reading (sd) - Slough (sd) - London Paddington

A Cumbrian Panorama (Northern Belle) (UK Railtours)

  •   London Euston (pu) - Watford Junction (pu) - Milton Keynes Central (pu) - Rugby (pu) - Crewe - Preston - Shap - Carlisle -
  •   Carlisle (pu) - Appleby - S&C - Hellifield - Blackburn - Crewe - Rugby (sd) - Milton Keynes Central (sd) - Watford Junction (sd) - London Euston
Cancelled

Additional Tour Information

Cancelled following the termination of the business relationship between UK Railtours and Northern Belle, following the sale of the latter to a new organisation part-owned by West Coast Railway Company.

Added 12:28 on Tuesday 9th January 2018

Wednesday 1st August 2018

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 - Copy Pit - Blackburn - Chester
  • 60163 Chester (pu) - Hope Valley - Sheffield - Wakefield Kirkgate (sd) - York (sd) - Darlington Bank Top (sd) - Darlington North Road

Saturday 4th August 2018

William Shakespeare (Saphos Trains)

  • Diesel tba Bangor (pu) - Llandudno Junction (pu) - Colwyn Bay (pu) - Rhyl (pu) - Prestatyn (pu) - Flint (pu) - Chester (pu) - Crewe (pu)
  • 34046 or 46100 or 70000 Crewe - Stafford (pu) - Walsall - Stratford upon Avon
  • 34046 or 46100 or 70000 Stratford upon Avon (pu) - Walsall - Stafford (sd) - Crewe (sd) -
  • Diesel tba Crewe - Chester (sd) - Flint (sd) - Prestatyn (sd) - Rhyl (sd) - Colwyn Bay (sd) - Llandudno Junction (sd) - Bangor

Sunday 5th August 2018

The Royal Duchy (Railway Touring Company)

  • 34046 or 46100 Bristol Temple Meads (pu) - Yatton (pu) - Taunton (pu) - Exeter St. Davids (pu) - Plymouth (sd) - Par
  • 34036 or 46100 Par (pu) - Plymouth (pu) - Exeter St. Davids (pu) - Taunton s
  • WCRC Class 47/57 Taunton - Yatton (sd) - Bristol Temple Meads

The Waverley (Railway Touring Company)

  • 6233 or 45596 or 45690 York (pu) - Leeds (pu) - Shipley (pu) - Keighley (pu) - Skipton (pu) - Hellifield - S&C - Appleby (sd) - Carlisle (break/rev) & return

Thursday 9th August 2018

The Dorset Coast Express (Railway Touring Company)

  • 60009 or 45305 London Victoria (pu) - Staines (pu) - Woking (pu) - Basingstoke (pu) - Bournemouth (sd) - Poole - Weymouth
  • WCRC Class 47/57 Weymouth (pu) - Bournemouth (pu) - Southampton Central
  • 60009 or 45305 Southampton Central - Winchester - Basingstoke (sd) - Woking (sd) - Staines (sd) - London Waterloo

Saturday 11th August 2018

Settle & Carlisle Golden Express I (Pathfinder Tours)

  • Diesel tba Bristol Temple Meads (pu) - Bristol Parkway (pu) - Cam & Dursley (pu) - Cheltenham Spa (pu) - Bromsgrove (pu) - Birmingham New Street (pu) - Stafford (pu) - Crewe (pu) - Preston
  • 60163 Preston - Shap - Carlisle
  • 60163 Carlisle - Appleby (break) - S&C - Hellifield - Blackburn - Crewe (sd) -
  • Diesel tba Crewe - Stafford (sd) - Birmingham New Street (sd) - Bromsgrove (sd) - Cheltenham Spa (sd) - Cam & Dursley (sd) - Bristol Parkway (sd) - Bristol Temple Meads

The 50th Anniversary Of The End Of Steam - 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
  • Steam tba Carnforth - Shap - Carlisle
  • Steam tba 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

The Waverley (Railway Touring Company)

  • 6233 or 45596 or 45690 York (pu) - Leeds (pu) - Shipley (pu) - Keighley (pu) - Skipton (pu) - Hellifield - S&C - Appleby (sd) - Carlisle (break/rev) & return

Wednesday 15th August 2018

Settle & Carlisle Golden Express II (Pathfinder Tours)

  • Diesel tba Didcot Parkway (pu) - Oxford (pu) - Banbury (pu) - Leamington Spa (pu) - Coventry (pu) - Birmingham International (pu) - Tame Bridge Parkway (pu) - Stafford (pu) - Crewe (pu) -
  • 60163 Crewe -Blackburn - Hellifield - S&C - Appleby (break) - Upperby Curve - Shap - Preston - Crewe (sd) -
  • Diesel tba Crewe - Stafford (sd) - Tame Bridge Parkway (sd) - Birmingham International (sd) - Coventry (sd) - Leamington Spa (sd) - Banbury (sd) - Oxford (sd) - Didcot Parkway

Saturday 18th August 2018

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

  • 60163 Manchester Piccadilly (pu) - Stockport (pu) - Wilmslow (pu) - Sandbach - Crewe (pu) - Shrewsbury (pu) - Wolverhampton (pu) - Birmingham New Street - Tyseley - North Warwickshire Line - Stratford upon Avon
  • 60163 Stratford upon Avon (pu) - Claverdon - Dorridge - Sutton Park Line - Walsall - Wolverhampton - Shrewsbury (sd) - Crewe (sd) - Wilmslow (sd) - Stockport - Manchester Piccadilly

Saturday 1st September 2018

Settle & Wensleydale Circular (NENTA Traintours)

  • DRS Class 57/68 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 57/68 Carlisle - Hexham - Darlington (pu) - Peterborough (sd) - March (sd) - Ely (sd) - Cambridge (sd) (by service train from Ely) - Bury St. Edmonds (sd) - Stowmarket (sd) - Ipswich (sd) - Diss (sd) - Norwich

The Wensleydale Express (UK Railtours)

  • To be confirmed London Kings Cross (pu) - Potters Bar (pu) - Stevenage (pu) - Peterborough (pu) - Doncaster - York - Northallerton (rev) - Leeming Bar - Bedale - Leyburn (break) - Redmire (rev) & return

Saturday 15th September 2018

The Lindisfarne (Northern Belle) (UK Railtours)

  •   London Kings Cross (pu) - Potters Bar (pu) - Stevenage (pu) - Peterborough (pu) - Grantham - York - Newcastle upon Tyne - Alnmouth (sd) - Berwick upon Tweed (break/rev) & return
Cancelled

Additional Tour Information

Cancelled following the termination of the business relationship between UK Railtours and Northern Belle, following the sale of the latter to a new organisation part-owned by West Coast Railway Company.

Added 12:28 on Tuesday 9th January 2018

Monday 15th October 2018

Tornado 10th Anniversary Charter: Day 1 (Golden Eagle Luxury Trains & The Royal Scotsman) (Private Charter)

  • 60163 Edinburgh Waverley - Inverness

Tuesday 16th October 2018

Tornado 10th Anniversary Charter: Day 2 (Private Charter)

  • 60163 Inverness - Aviemore (for Strathspey Railway)

Wednesday 17th October 2018

Tornado 10th Anniversary Charter: Day 3 (Private Charter)

  • 60163 Strathspey Railway - Aviemore - Stirling - Edinburgh Waverley - Chester (arrive 18th October)

Friday 19th October 2018

Tornado 10th Anniversary Charter: Day 5 (Private Charter)

  • DBS Class 66 Chester - Llandudno Junction
  • 46100 Llandudno Junction - Blaenau Ffestiniog
  • tba Blaenau Ffestiniog - Llandudno Junction - Holyhead
  • 46100 Holyhead - Llandudno Junction - Crewe

Saturday 20th October 2018

Tornado 10th Anniversary Charter: Day 6 (Private Charter)

Sunday 21st October 2018

Tornado 10th Anniversary Charter: Day 7 (Private Charter)

Tuesday 23rd October 2018

Tornado 10th Anniversary Charter: Day 9 (day 8 Free Day In Cornwall) (Private Charter)

Wednesday 24th October 2018

Tornado 10th Anniversary Charter: Day 10 (Private Charter)

  • 60163 Yeovil Junction - Oxford - Kidderminster
  • 34027 Kidderminster - Bridgnorth

Thursday 25th October 2018

Tornado 10th Anniversary Charter: Day 11 (Private Charter)

  • 60163 Bridgnorth - Darlington

Friday 26th October 2018

Tornado 10th Anniversdary Charter: Day 12 (Private Charter)

  • 60163 Darlington - Edinburgh Waverley

Sunday 2nd December 2018

Welsh Borders Christmas Explorer (Saphos Trains)

  • 34046 or 46100 or 70000 Crewe (pu) - Chester - Wrexham General - Gobowen - Shrewsbury - Telford Central - Oxley Chord - Stafford - Crewe

Saturday 8th December 2018

Pennine Moors Christmas Explorer (Saphos Trains)

  • 34046 or 46100 or 70000 Crewe (pu) - Hartford (pu) - Warrington Bank Quay (pu) - Chat Moss - Manchester Victoria - Rochdale - Todmorden Curve - Copy Pit - Accrington - Blackburn - Farington Junction - Warrington Bank Quay (sd) - Hartford (sd) - Crewe

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