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July
Name
From
To
Loco
Timings
TOC
Tour Promoter
Wednesday 23rd The Forth & Tay Bridges Express Hereford Dundee
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
Compass Tours
Dundee Hereford
Friday 25th Northern Belle Cardiff Central Oxenholme
2 x 47 (DRS) (T&T)
DRS
Belmond
Oxenholme Cardiff Central
Saturday 26th The Anglo Scotsman Norwich Edinburgh
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
NENTA Train Tours
Edinburgh Norwich
Saturday 26th The Cumbrian Coast Explorer Nottingham Carlisle
66/67 (DBS)
DBS
Great Railway Journeys of Britain
Carlisle Nottingham
Saturday 26th The Cardigan Bay Express Bristol Temple Meads Bescot U.D.G.L.
66 (DBS)
DBS
Pathfinder Tours
Bescot U.D.G.L. Aberystwyth
97/3 (NR)
Aberystwyth Bescot U.D.G.L.
Bescot U.D.G.L. Bristol Temple Meads
66 (DBS)
Saturday 26th The Cumbrian Mountain Express Crewe Liverpool Lime Street
47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
The Railway Touring Company
Liverpool Lime Street Crewe
Crewe Carlisle (via S&C)
Steam 60009+47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
Carlisle Crewe (via Shap)
Crewe Liverpool Lime Street
47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
Liverpool Lime Street Crewe
Sunday 27th The North Wales Coast Express Liverpool Lime Street Crewe
47/57 (WCRC)+Steam TBA (T&T)
WCRC
The Railway Touring Company
Crewe Holyhead
Steam TBA+47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
Holyhead Crewe
Crewe Liverpool Lime Street
47/57 (WCRC)+Steam TBA (T&T)
August
Name
From
To
Loco
Timings
TOC
Tour Promoter
Friday 1st London: The Mercure Bloomsbury (Day 1) Hull London King's Cross
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
West Coast Railways
Saturday 2nd The Forth & Tay Bridge Explorer Scarborough Dundee
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
Compass Tours
Dundee Scarborough
Saturday 2nd Dorset Coast Statesman Wolverhampton Weymouth
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
Statesman Rail
Weymouth Wolverhampton
Saturday 2nd Locomotion & Weardale Railway London King's Cross Bishop Auckland
TBC (DBS)
DBS
UK Railtours
Bishop Auckland London King's Cross
Sunday 3rd The North Wales Coast Express Crewe Manchester Piccadilly
47/57 (WCRC)+Steam TBA (T&T)
WCRC
The Railway Touring Company
Manchester Piccadilly Holyhead
Steam TBA+47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
Holyhead Manchester Piccadilly
Manchester Piccadilly Crewe
47/57 (WCRC)+Steam TBA (T&T)
Sunday 3rd Northern Belle Aberdeen Aberdeen
2 x 47 (DRS) (T&T)
DRS
Belmond
Monday 4th London: The Mercure Bloomsbury (Day 4) London King's Cross Hull
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
West Coast Railways
Wednesday 6th The Gipping-Lark Freighter Poole Ely
2 x 66 (DBS) (T&T)
DBS
Pathfinder Tours
Ely Westerfield
Westerfield Ipswich U.G.
Ipswich U.G. Ely
Ely Poole
Friday 8th Northern Belle - Dinner Crewe Carnforth
2 x 47 (DRS) (T&T)
DRS
Belmond
Carnforth Crewe
Saturday 9th The Forth & Tay Bridge Explorer Spondon Dundee
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
Compass Tours
Dundee Spondon
Saturday 9th Northern Belle Chester Edinburgh
2 x 47 (DRS) (T&T)
DRS
Belmond
Edinburgh Chester
Sunday 10th The North Wales Coast Express Crewe Manchester Piccadilly
47/57 (WCRC)+Steam TBA (T&T)
WCRC
The Railway Touring Company
Manchester Piccadilly Holyhead
Steam TBA+47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
Holyhead Manchester Piccadilly
Manchester Piccadilly Crewe
47/57 (WCRC)+Steam TBA (T&T)
Saturday 16th The Hear of Wales Scenic Rambler Grantham Cardiff Central
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
Compass Tours
Cardiff Central Grantham
Saturday 16th Suusex Coast Statesman Doncaster Eastbourne
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
Statesman Rail
Eastbourne Doncaster
Saturday 16th The Cumbrian Mountain Express Crewe Liverpool Lime Street
47/57 (WCRC)+Steam TBA (T&T)
WCRC
The Railway Touring Company
Liverpool Lime Street Carlisle (via S&C)
Steam TBA+47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
Carlisle Liverpool Lime Street.(via Shap)
Liverpool Lime Street Crewe
47/57 (WCRC)+Steam TBA (T&T)
Sunday 17th The North Wales Coast Express Liverpool Lime Street Crewe
47/57 (WCRC)+Steam TBA (T&T)
WCRC
The Railway Touring Company
Crewe Holyhead
Steam TBA+47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
Holyhead Crewe
Crewe Liverpool Lime Street
47/57 (WCRC)+Steam TBA (T&T)
Sunday 17th Northern Belle Glasgow Central Glasgow Central
2 x 47 (DRS) (T&T)
DRS
Belmond
Friday 22nd The Forth & Tay Bridge Explorer Nuneaton Dundee
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
Compass Tours
Dundee Nuneaton
Friday 22nd Northern Belle Crewe Helensburgh Upper
2 x 47 (DRS) (T&T)
DRS
Belmond
Helensburgh Upper Crewe
Saturday 23rd South Western Adventurer Norwich Plymouth
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
NENTA Train Tours
Plymouth Norwich
Saturday 23rd Northern Belle Coventry Oxenholme
2 x 47 (DRS) (T&T)
DRS
Belmond
Oxenholme Coventry
Saturday 23rd The Wandering Javelin London St Pancras Faversham
Javelin Class 395 EMU
SE
UK Railtours
Faversham London St Pancras
Sunday 24th The Taffy Tug 2 Bristol Temple Meads Briton Ferry Yard
2 x 60 (DBS) (T&T)
DBS
Pathfinder Tours
Briton Ferry Yard Baglan Bay
Baglan Bay Briton Ferry Yard
Briton Ferry Yard Maesteg
Maesteg Tower
Tower Bristol Temple Meads
Friday 29th The Edinburgh Festival Explorer Darlington Edinburgh
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
Compass Tours
Edinburgh Darlington
Friday 29th The Dartmouth Flyer Crewe Kingswear
2 x 37 (DRS)
DRS
Pathfinder Tours
Kingswear Crewe
Saturday 30th English Riviera Statesman Sheffield Kingswear
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
Statesman Rail
Kingswear Sheffield
Saturday 30th Northern Belle Darlington Dundee
2 x 47 (DRS) (T&T)
DRS
Belmond
Dundee Darlington
Saturday 30th Drax 40 Finsbury Park Drax Power Station
66/67 (DBS)
DBS
UK Railtours
Drax Power Station Finsbury Park
Sunday 31st The Pembroke Coast Express Bristol Temple Meads Carmarthen
Steam 5029+47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
The Railway Touring Company
Carmarthen Pembroke Dock
47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)+Steam 5029
Pembroke Dock Bristol Temple Meads
Steam 5029+47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
September
Name
From
To
Loco
Timings
TOC
Tour Promoter
Saturday 6th The Heart of Wales Scenic Rambler Barrow-in-Furness Cardiff Central
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
Compass Tours
Cardiff Central Barrow-in-Furness
Saturday 6th Yorkshire Coast Statesman Gloucester Scarborough
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
Statesman Rail
Scarborough Gloucester
Saturday 6th The Trent Almighty Crewe Barton-on-Humber
2 x 20 (DRS) + 37 (DRS) (T&T)
DBS
Pathfinder Tours
Barton-on-Humber Ulceby
Ulceby Marsh West Junc.
Marsh West Junc. Cleethorpes
Cleethorpes Crewe
Saturday 6th The Silver King London Marylebone Bridgnorth
67 (DBS)
CR
UK Railtours
Bridgnorth London Marylebone
Sunday 7th The North Wales Coast Express Crewe Manchester Piccadilly
47/57 (WCRC)+Steam TBA (T&T)
WCRC
The Railway Touring Company
Manchester Piccadilly Holyhead
Steam TBA+47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
Holyhead Manchester Piccadilly
Manchester Piccadilly Crewe
47/57 (WCRC)+Steam TBA (T&T)
Friday 12th Northern Belle Derby Oxenholme
2 x 47 (DRS) (T&T)
DRS
Belmond
Oxenholme Derby
Friday 12th Lancaster & Crewe Polmont Crewe
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
SRPS Railtours
Crewe Polmont
Steam 46233
Saturday 13th The Cumbrian Coast Express Saltburn Carlisle
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
Compass Tours
Carlisle Saltburn
Saturday 13th Snowdonia Statesman Hull Blaenau Ffestiniog
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
Statesman Rail
Blaenau Ffestiniog Hull
Saturday 13th Ludlow - for the Food Festival St. Neots Ludlow
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
West Coast Railways
Ludlow St. Neots
Saturday 13th Electric 50 at Crich, Chatsworth House or Derby 175 London St. Pancras Chesterfield
HST (EMT)
EMT
UK Railtours
Chesterfield London St. Pancras
Saturday 13th The White Rose Moorlander Perth York
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
Compass Tours
York Perth
Thursday 18th The Natterjack London Euston Southport
66/67 (DBS)
DBS
UK Railtours
Southport London Euston
Friday 19th The West Highlander Steam Express (Day 1) Crewe Preston
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
The Railway Touring Company
Preston Glasgow Central
Steam 61994
Saturday 20th Settle, Carlisle & Cumbrian Coast Circular Norwich Carlisle (via S&C)
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
NENTA Train Tours
Carlisle Norwich (via Workington)
Saturday 20th Yorkshire Coast Statesman Hereford Scarborough
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
Statesman Rail
Scarborough Hereford
Saturday 20th The Cornish Explorer Eastleigh Didcot
67 (DBS)
DBS
Pathfinder Tours
Didcot Parkandillack
D1015
Parkandillack Didcot
Didcot Eastleigh
67 (DBS)
Saturday 20th A Ticket to Ryde London Waterloo Portsmouth Harbour
159 (SWT)
SWT
UK Railtours
Portsmouth Harbour London Waterloo
Monday 22nd The West Highlander Steam Express (Day 4) Glasgow Central Preston
Steam 45699/46115
WCRC
The Railway Touring Company
Preston Crewe
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
Saturday 27th Ayr & Stranraer Newcastle Stranraer
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
SRPS Railtours/North East Railtours
Stranraer Newcastle
Saturday 27th Lord of the Isles (Day 1) Cambridge Inverness
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
Statesman Rail
Saturday 27th The Canterbury Belle Bristol Temple Meads Willesden Junc.
67 (DBS)
DBS
Pathfinder Tours
Willesden Junc. Canterbury West
Steam 34046
Canterbury West Willesden Junc.
Willesden Junc. Bristol Temple Meads
67 (DBS)
Saturday 27th Beamish Open Air Museum & The City of Durham London King's Cross Durham
67/90 (DBS)
DBS
UK Railtours
Durham London King's Cross
Sunday 28th Lord of the Isles (Day 2) Inverness Kyle of Lochalsh
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
Statesman Rail
Kyle of Lochalsh Inverness
Monday 29th Lord of the Isles (Day 3) Inverness Cambridge
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
Statesman Rail
October
Name
From
To
Loco
Timings
TOC
Tour Promoter
Friday 3rd West Highland & Jacobite Statesman (Day 1) Leicester Fort William
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
Statesman Rail
Friday 3rd Northern Belle Lincoln Chester
2 x 47 (DRS) (T&T)
DRS
Belmond
Chester Lincoln
Saturday 4th West Highland & Jacobite Statesman (Day 2) Fort William Mallaig
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
Statesman Rail
Mallaig Fort William
Saturday 4th The Appleby Explorer Derby Crewe
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
PMR Tours
Crewe Appleby (via Shap)
Steam 46233
Appleby Crewe (via S&C)
Crewe Derby
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
Saturday 4th The Heart of Wales Explorer Derby Llandrindod Wells
2 x 20 (DRS) (T&T)
DRS
Pathfinder Tours
Llandrindod Wells Derby
Sunday 5th West Highland & Jacobite Statesman (Day 3) Fort William Leicester
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
Statesman Rail
Sunday 5th Northern Belle Leeds Leeds
2 x 47 (DRS) (T&T)
DRS
Belmond
Sunday 5th Plockton & Kyle of Lochalsh Aberdeen Kyle of Lochalsh
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
SRPS Railtours
Kyle of Lochalsh Aberdeen
Thursday 9th The Blue Belle Crewe Wembley Yard
57/3 (NR)
DRS
Pathfinder Tours
Wembley Yard Sheffield Park
2 x 73 (GBRf)
Sheffield Park Wembley Yard
Wembley Yard Crewe
57/3 (NR
Saturday 11th Lord of the Isles (Day 1) Newport Inverness
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
Statesman Rail
Saturday 11th Chichester and Arundel Cleethorpes Chichester
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
West Coast Railways
Chichester Cleethorpes
Saturday 11th The Swanage Breezer London Waterloo Swanage
159 (SWT)
SWT
UK Railtours
Swanage London Waterloo
Sunday 12th Lord of the Isles (Day 2) Inverness Kyle of Lochalsh
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
Statesman Rail
Kyle of Lochalsh Inverness
Sunday 12th Northern Belle Coventry Coventry
2 x 47 (DRS) (T&T)
DRS
Belmond
Monday 13th Lord of the Isles (Day 3) Inverness Newport
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
Statesman Rail
Friday 17th West Highland & Jacobite Statesman (Day 1) High Wycombe Fort William
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
Statesman Rail
Friday 17th Northern Belle Swansea Chester
2 x 47 (DRS) (T&T)
DRS
Belmond
Chester Swansea
Saturday 18th West Highland & Jacobite Statesman (Day 2) Fort William Mallaig
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
Statesman Rail
Mallaig Fort William
Saturday 18th The Thames Clyde Express Nottingham Hellifield
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
PMR Tours
Hellifield Carlisle
Steam 46233
Carlisle Hellifield
Hellifield Nottingham
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
Sunday 19th West Highland & Jacobite Statesman (Day 3) Fort William High Wycombe
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
Statesman Rail
Saturday 25th Brief Encounter Special Carnforth Edinburgh
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
Carnforth Station Heritage Centre
Edinburgh Carnforth
Saturday 25th The Jubilee Requiem London King's Cross Newcastle
Steam 60009
WCRC
The Railway Touring Company
Newcastle York
York London King's Cross
55002
Saturday 25th Fort William Polmont Fort William
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
SRPS Railtours
Fort William Polmont
2 x Steam TBC
Sunday 26th Northern Belle Edinburgh Edinburgh
2 x 47 (DRS) (T&T)
DRS
Belmond
November
Name
From
To
Loco
Timings
TOC
Tour Promoter
Sunday 2nd The Tin Bath Preston Sheffield
Steam 45305+61994
WCRC
The Railway Touring Company
Sheffield Crewe
Crewe Preston
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
Saturday 8th The Doctor Hoo London Waterloo Charlton
2 x 66/0 (DBS) (T&T)
DBS
UK Railtours
Charlton Angerstein Wharf
Angerstein Wharf Isle of Grain
Isle of Grain Hoo
Hoo Dungeness
Dungeness London Waterloo
Sunday 9th Northern Belle Manchester Victoria Manchester Victoria
2 x 47 (DRS) (T&T)
DRS
Belmond
Saturday 29th Festive Portsmouth Explorer Stafford Portsmouth Harbour
2 x 37 (DRS) (T&T)
DRS
Pathfinder Tours
Portsmouth Harbour Stafford
Saturday 29th The Marches Castle Eastleigh Bristol Temple Meads
67 (DBS)
DBS
Pathfinder Tours
Bristol Temple Meads Shrewsbury
Steam 5029
Shrewsbury Bristol Temple Meads
Bristol Temple Meads Eastleigh
67 (DBS)
Saturday 29th Edinburgh Christmas Statesman Cambridge Edinburgh
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
Statesman Rail
Edinburgh Cambridge
Saturday 29th The Festive St Nicholas Explorer Southport York
40145+47 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
Compass Tours
York Southport
Saturday 29th The Cleveland Potter (mini-tour) York Saltburn
40145+47 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
Compass Tours
Saltburn York
47 (WCRC)+40145 (T&T)
December
Name
From
To
Loco
Timings
TOC
Tour Promoter
Friday 5th Lincoln Linlithgow Lincoln
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
SRPS Railtours/North East Railtours
Lincoln Linlithgow
Saturday 6th Christmas in the North Country Norwich Newcastle
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
NENTA Train Tours
Newcastle Norwich
Saturday 6th Edinburgh Christmas Statesman Wolverhampton Edinburgh
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
Statesman Rail
Edinburgh Wolverhampton
Saturday 6th The Christmas Special - Canterbury Doncaster Canterbury West
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
West Coast Railways
Canterbury West Doncaster
Saturday 6th Yuletide Yorkshire Explorer Newport Leeds
68 (DRS)
DRS
Pathfinder Tours
Leeds Newport
Saturday 13th Edinburgh Christmas Statesman Leicester Edinburgh
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
Statesman Rail
Edinburgh Leicester
Saturday 13th The Christmas Special - The City of Bath Skegness Bath Spa
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
West Coast Railways
Bath Spa Skegness
Saturday 13th The Canterbury Champion Tame Bridge Parkway Canterbury West
D1015
DBS
Pathfinder Tours
Canterbury West Tame Bridge Parkway
Saturday 20th Edinburgh Christmas Statesman Hull Edinburgh
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
Statesman Rail
Edinburgh Hull