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January
Name
Rep. no.
From
To
Loco
Timings
TOC
Tour Promoter
Saturday 2nd The Mini Tug
1Z60
Bristol Parkway Round Oak
66001+60020 (T&T)
DBS
Pathfinder Tours
1Z61
Round Oak Oxford UDL

60020+66001 (T&T)

Oxford UDL Oxford
66001+60020 (T&T)
1Z62
Oxford Cowley Branch BMW Term.
60020+66001 (T&T)
Cowley Branch BMW Term. Hinksey Yard
66001+60020 (T&T)
Hinksey Yard Birmingham New Street
60020+66001 (T&T)
Saturday 23rd Ermintrude, Dougal and Florence Tracker
1Z23
Carnforth Cleethorpes
37706+47786 (T&T)
WCRC
Branch Line Society
1Z24
Cleethorpes Carnforth
Saturday 23rd The Winter Cumbrian Mountain Express
1Z61
Manchester Victoria Carlisle
44871+45407
+57313 (T&T)
WCRC
The Railway Touring Company
1Z63
Carlisle Manchester Victoria
Saturday 30th The Mersey Weaver
1Z30
Derby Latchford Down Sdgs.
60039+60054 (T&T)
DBS
Pathfinder Tours
1Z31
Latchford Down Sdgs Folly Lane ICI Sdgs
60054+60039 (T&T)
1Z32
Folly Lane ICI Sdgs Derby
60039+60054 (T&T)
Saturday 30th The Winter Cumbrian Mountain Express
1Z86
London Euston Carnforth D&UGL
86259
WCRC
The Railway Touring Company
Carnforth D&UGL Carlisle
46233
1Z87
Carlisle Farington Junc.
Farington Junc. London Euston
86259
February
Name
Rep. no.
From
To
Loco
Timings
TOC
Tour Promoter
Friday 5th Belmond British Pullman
London Victoria London Victoria
67 (DBS)
DBS
Belmond British Pullman
Saturday 6th The Winter Cumbrian Mountain Express
1Z86
London Euston Carnforth D&UGL
86259
WCRC
The Railway Touring Company
Carnforth D&UGL Carlisle
60103+47854 (T&T)
1Z87
Carlisle Farington Junc.
Farington Junc. London Euston
86259
Saturday 6th The North Wales Coast Express
1Z77
Carnforth Crewe
47746+57315
WCRC
The Railway Touring Company
Crewe Holyhead
46100+47746 (T&T)
1Z78
Holyhead Crewe
Crewe Carnforth
47746+57315
Saturday 6th Belmond British Pullman
1Y82
London Victoria London Victoria
60163
DBS
Belmond
Sunday 7th Third Rail Centenary Tracker
Hooton Dn Helsby
2 x 508 EMU (MR)
MR
Branch Line Society
  Dn Helsby Rock Ferry
Rock Ferry ML1764 GPL
  ML 1764 GPL James Street
  James Street Birkenhead North
  Birkenhead North ML 1523 GPL
  ML 1523 GPL Up & Down Through Sdg.
  Up & Down Through Sdg. Birkenhead North Depot Charlie Road or Birkenhead North Back Road
  Birkenhead North Depot Charlie Road or Birkenhead North Back Road Up & Down Through Sdg.
  Up & Down Through Sdg. Hunts Cross
  Hunts Cross Sandhills
  Sandhills Sandhills Rev Sdg.
  Sandhills Rev Sdg. Southport
  Southport Southport Sig 112
  Southport Sig 112 Birkdale Sidings No2 Road
  Birkdale Sidings No2 Road Marsh Lane Crossover
  Marsh Lane Crossover Hall Road Wallside Sdg.
  Hall Road Wallside Sdg. Sandhills Rev. Sdg.
  Sandhills Rev. Sdg. Bootle Junc.
  Bootle Junc. Sandhills
  Sandhills Walton
  Walton Liverpool Central Rev. Sdg.
  Liverpool Central Rev. Sdg. Rock Ferry
  Rock Ferry Hooton
Sunday 7th Belmond British Pullman
1Z70
London Victoria London Victoria
67006+67005 (T&T)
DBS
Belmond British Pullman
Sunday 7th Belmond British Pullman
1Z72
London Victoria London Victoria
67006+67005 (T&T)
DBS
Belmond British Pullman
Friday 12th Belmond Northern Belle
1Z50
Leeds Seaham
57310+57312 (T&T)
DRS
Belmond Northern Belle
1Z52
Seaham Leeds
Saturday 13th The Valentine Express
**CANCELLED**
Tyseley Warwick Road Tyseley Warwick Road
Steam TBC
WCRC
Vintage Trains
Saturday 13th Belmond British Pullman
London Victoria London Victoria
67 (DBS)
DBS
Belmond British Pullman
Saturday 13th Belmond Northern Belle
1Z10
Liverpool Lime Street Manchester Victoria
2 x 57 (DRS) (T&T)
DRS
Belmond Northern Belle
Saturday 13th The Valentine White Rose
1Z67
London King's Cross York
34067+47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
The Railway Touring Company
1Z69
York London King's Cross
Sunday 14th Belmond Northern Belle
1Z60
Birmingham International Swindon
2 x 57 (DRS) (T&T)
DRS
Belmond Northern Belle
1Z61
Swindon Coventry
Sunday 14th The Red Rose
1Z63
London Paddington Worcester Shrub Hill
60163
DBS
UK Rail Tours/A1 Steam Locomotive Trust
1Z65
Worcester Shrub Hill London Paddington
Sunday 14th The Tin Bath
1Z45
Preston Sheffield
44871+45407
WCRC
The Railway Touring Company
1Z46
Sheffield Bolton
Bolton Preston
47/57 (WCRC)
Wednesday 17th The Pendle Dalesman
Coventry Hellifield
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
West Coast Railtours
Hellifield Carlisle
Steam TBC
Carlisle Carnforth D&UGL
Carnforth D&UGL Coventry
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
Saturday 20th The Fifty - Niner
Banbury Bristol Temple Meads
59/2 (DBS)
DBS
Pathfinder Tours
  Bristol Temple Meads Westbury

59/0 (MR)

Westbury

Whatley Quarry Railhead

59/0 (MR)+59/0 (MR) (T&T)
  Whatley Quarry Railhead Merehead
59/0 (MR)+59/0 (MR) (T&T)
  Merehead Merehead
59/0 (MR)+59/0 (MR) (T&T)
  Merehead Bristol Temple Meads
59/0 (MR)
  Bristol Temple Meads Banbury
59/2 (DBS)

Saturday 20th

The Winter Cumbrian Mountain Express
1Z86
London Euston Carnforth D&UGL
86259
WCRC
The Railway Touring Company
Carnforth D&UGL Carlisle
46100 or 46115 or 46233
1Z87
Carlisle Farington Junc.
Farington Junc. London Euston
86259
Thursday 25th The Inaugural Run
London King's Cross York
60103
DBS
York London King's Cross
67 or 90 (DBS)
Saturday 27th Snow on Settle - Carlisle
Peterborough Carlisle
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
Spirit of the Lakes
Carlisle Peterborough
Saturday 27th The Winter Cumbrian Mountain Express
1Z86
London Euston Carnforth D&UGL
86259
WCRC
The Railway Touring Company
Carnforth D&UGL Carlisle
46100 or 46115 or 46233
1Z87
Carlisle Farington Junc.
Farington Junc. London Euston
86259
March
Name
Rep. no.
From
To
Loco
Timings
TOC
Tour Promoter
Tuesday 1st The Cathedrals Express
London Paddington Cardiff Central
6201
WCRC
Steam Dreams
Cardiff Central London Paddington
Saturday 5th Portsmouth Dockyard
Cleethorpes Portsmouth Harbour
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
Spirit of the Lakes
Portsmouth Harbour Cleethorpes
Saturday 5th The Winter West Highland Statesman (Day 1 of 3)
High Wycombe Fort William
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
Statesman Rail
Saturday 5th The Winter Cumbrian Mountain Express
1Z86
London Euston Carnforth D&UGL
86259
WCRC
The Railway Touring Company
Carnforth D&UGL Carlisle
46100 or 46115 or 46233
1Z87
Carlisle Farington Junc.
Farington Junc. London Euston
86259
Sunday 6th The Winter West Highland Statesman (Day 2 of 3)
Fort William Mallaig
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
Statesman Rail
  Mallaig Fort William
Monday 7th The Winter West Highland Statesman (Day 3 of 3)
Fort William High Wycombe
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
Statesman Rail
Saturday 12th The Pendle Dalesman
Hereford Hellifield
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
West Coast Railtours
Hellifield Carlisle
Steam TBC
Carlisle Carnforth D&UGL
Carnforth D&UGL Hereford
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
Saturday 12th The Winter West Highland Statesman (Day 1 of 3)
Bristol Temple Meads Fort William
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
Statesman Rail
Saturday 12th Tre Pol and Pen
London Euston Carne Point
66/0+66/0 (DBS) (T&T)
DBS
UK Railtours
  Carne Point Lostwithiel
66/0+66/0 (DBS) (T&T)
Lostwithiel Parkandillack
66/0+66/0 (DBS) (T&T)
  Parkandillack London Euston
66/0+66/0 (DBS) (T&T)
Saturday 12th The Winter Cumbrian Mountain Express
1Z86
London Euston Carnforth D&UGL
86259
WCRC
The Railway Touring Company
Carnforth D&UGL Carlisle
46100 or 46115 or 46233
1Z87
Carlisle Farington Junc.
Farington Junc. London Euston
86259
Saturday 12th Belmond British Pullman
1Y82
London Victoria London Victoria
60163
DBS
Belmond
Saturday 12th The Red Dragon
Tyseley Warwick Road Cardiff Central
4965
WCRC
Vintage Trains
Cardiff Central Tyseley Warwick Road
Saturday 12th The Cathedrals Express
Horsted Keynes Worcester Shrub Hill
6201
WCRC
Steam Dreams
Worcester Shrub Hill Horsted Keynes
Sunday 13th The Winter West Highland Statesman (Day 2 of 3)
Fort William Mallaig
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
Statesman Rail
  Mallaig Fort William
Monday 14th The Winter West Highland Statesman (Day 3 of 3)
Fort William Bristol Temple Meads
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
Statesman Rail
Wednesday 16th The Wight & Sussex Express
Hooton Portsmouth Harbour
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
West Coast Railtours
Portsmouth Harbour Hooton
Thursday 17th The Cathedrals Express
London King's Cross Lincoln
6201
WCRC
Steam Dreams
Lincoln London King's Cross
Saturday 19th The Winter West Highland Statesman (Day 1 of 3)
Kettering Fort William
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
Statesman Rail
Saturday 19th The Cumbrian Mountaineer
Tyseley Warwick Road Hellifield
47773
WCRC
Vintage Trains
Hellifield Carlisle
45690
Carlisle Carnforth D&UGL
Carnforth D&UGL Tyseley Warwick Road
47773
Saturday 19th The Cathedrals Express
Southend East Hanwell Loop
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
Steam Dreams
Hanwell Loop Worcester Shrub Hill
6201
Worcester Shrub Hill Hanwell Loop
Hanwell Loop Southend East
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
Saturday 19th The Midday Scot
Manchester Victoria Edinburgh
46233
WCRC
The Railway Touring Company
Edinburgh Manchester Victoria
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
Sunday 20th The Winter West Highland Statesman (Day 2 of 3)
Fort William Mallaig
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
Statesman Rail
  Mallaig Fort William
Monday 21st The Winter West Highland Statesman (Day 3 of 3)
Fort William Kettering
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
Statesman Rail
Wednesday 23rd The Royal Windsor Express
Holyhead Windsor & Eton Riverside
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
West Coast Railtours
Windsor & Eton Riverside Holyhead
Saturday 26th The Generating Finale
Eastleigh Hatfield & Stainforth
66/0 +60 (DBS) (T&T)
DBS
Pathfinder Tours
  Hatfield & Stainforth Westthorpe Run Round
  Westthorpe Run Round Eastleigh
Saturday 26th The Royal Scot
Glasgow Central Liverpool Lime Street
46233
WCRC
The Railway Touring Company
Liverpool Lime Street Glasgow Central
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
April
Name
Rep. no.
From
To
Loco
Timings
TOC
Tour Promoter
Saturday 2nd The Winter West Highland Statesman (Day 1 of 3)
London Euston Fort William
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
Statesman Rail
Saturday 2nd The Cumbrian Mountain Express
1Z86
London Euston Carnforth D&UGL
86259
WCRC
The Railway Touring Company
Carnforth D&UGL Carlisle
46100 or 46115
1Z87
Carlisle Farington Junc.
Farington Junc. London Euston
86259
Saturday 2nd The Wansbeck
York Lynemouth Power Station
61994+62005 (T&T)
WCRC
The Railway Touring Company
  Lynemouth Power Station Boulby
62005+61994 (T&T)
Boulby Grangetown
61994+62005 (T&T)
  Grangetown York
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
Saturday 2nd The Cathedrals Express
London Euston Chester
6201
WCRC
Steam Dreams
Chester London Euston
Saturday 2nd The Devon Belle
London Waterloo Exeter St Davids
60163
DBS
UK Railtours
Exeter St Davids London Victoria
Sunday 3rd The Winter West Highland Statesman (Day 2 of 3)
Fort William Mallaig
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
Statesman Rail
  Mallaig Fort William
Monday 4th The Winter West Highland Statesman (Day 3 of 3)
Fort William London Euston
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
Statesman Rail
Wednesday 6th The Cumbrian Lakelander
Southport Carlisle
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
West Coast Railtours
Carlisle Southport
Saturday 9th The Deltic Borderer
Derby York
67 (DBS)
DBS
Pathfinder Tours
  York Edinburgh

55009

Edinburgh Tweedbank
55009+66/67 (DBS) (T&T)
  Tweedbank Edinburgh
66/67 (DBS)+55009 (T&T)
  Edinburgh York
55009
  York Derby
67 (DBS)
Saturday 9th The Settle & Carlisle Statesman
Newport Carlisle
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
Statesman Rail
  Carlisle Newport
Saturday 9th The Cumbrian Coast Express
London Euston Carnforth D&UGL
86259
WCRC
The Railway Touring Company
Carnforth D&UGL Carlisle (via Workington)
46100 or 46115
Carlisle Carnforth D&UGL (via Shap)
Carnforth D&UGL London Euston
86259
Saturday 9th The Moonraker
Solihull Salisbury
5043
WCRC
Vintage Trains
Salisbury Solihull
Sunday 10th The Maybach Yorky
Derby York
D1015
DBS
Pathfinder Tours
  York Derby
Wednesday 13th The Cathedrals Express
West Brompton Bristol Temple Meads
6201
WCRC
Steam Dreams
Bristol Temple Meads West Brompton
Saturday 16th The Cotswolds Adventurer
North Walsham Norwich
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
NENTA Train Tours
Norwich Cheltenham
Cheltenham Norwich
Norwich North Walsham
Saturday 16th The Settle & Carlisle Statesman
Ely Carlisle
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
Statesman Rail
  Carlisle Ely
Saturday 16th The Gloucester Old Spot
Clapham Junction Gloucester
66/0 or 67 (DBS)
DBS
UK Railtours
  Gloucester Clapham Junction
Saturday 16th The Cotswold Venturer
Poole Worcester Shrub Hill
34067
WCRC
The Railway Touring Company
Worcester Shrub Hill Poole
Saturday 16th The Scot Commemorative
Crewe Carlisle (via S&C)
46115
WCRC
The Railway Touring Company
Carlisle Crewe (via Shap)
Sunday 17th The Tarka Tourer
London Paddington Exeter St. Davids
HST (FGW)
FGW
UK Railtours
Exeter St. Davids Barnstaple
Barnstaple Exeter St. Davids
Exeter St. Davids London Paddington
Friday 22nd The Spring West Highlander (Day 1 of 4)
Eastleigh Fort William
2 x 37 (DRS)
DRS
Pathfinder Tours
Saturday 23rd The Spring West Highlander (Day 2 of 4)
Fort William Mallaig
2 x 37 (DRS)
DRS
Pathfinder Tours
  Mallaig Fort William
Saturday 23rd The Settle & Carlisle Statesman
Milton Keynes Carlisle
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
Statesman Rail
  Carlisle Milton Keynes
Saturday 23rd A Ticket to Ryde
London Waterloo Portsmouth Harbour
159 (SWT)
SWT
UK Railtours
  Portsmouth Harbour London Waterloo
Saturday 23rd The Salopian Express
Dumfries Preston
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
West Coast Railtours
Preston Shrewsbury
Steam TBC
Shrewsbury Preston
Preston Dumfries
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
Saturday 23rd The Cathedrals Express
London Paddington Stratford-upon-Avon
6201
WCRC
Steam Dreams
Stratford-upon-Avon London Paddington
Sunday 24th The Spring West Highlander (Day 3 of 4)
Fort William Crianlarich
2 x 37 (DRS) (T&T)
DRS
Pathfinder Tours
  Crianlarich Oban
Oban Crianlarich
  Crianlarich Fort William
Monday 25th The Spring West Highlander (Day 4 of 4)
Fort William Eastleigh
2 x 37 (DRS)
DRS
Pathfinder Tours
Tuesday 26th The Great Britain IX (Day 1 of 9)
London Victoria Exeter St. David's
34046+34067
WCRC
The Railway Touring Company
Exeter St. David's Penzance
Wednesday 27th The Great Britain IX (Day 2 of 9)
Penzance Par
47/57 (WCRC)
WCRC
The Railway Touring Company
Par Bristol Temple Meads
34046+34067
Thursday 28th The Great Britain IX (Day 3 of 9)
Bristol Temple Meads Grange-over Sands
46233
WCRC
The Railway Touring Company
Thursday 28th The Cathedrals Express
Rainham Hanwell Loop
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
Steam Dreams
Hanwell Loop Gloucester
6201
Gloucester Hanwell Loop
Hanwell Loop Rainham
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
Friday 29th The Great Britain IX (Day 4 of 9)
Grange-over Sands Edinburgh
46115
WCRC
The Railway Touring Company
Saturday 30th The Pines Express
London Euston Manchester Piccadilly
86259
GBRf
UK Railtours
  Manchester Piccadilly Bournemouth
66/7 (GBRf)
  Bournemouth London Waterloo
2 x 73 (GBRf)
Saturday 30th The Cornish Explorer
Chester Penzance
2 x 47/57 (WCRC) (T&T)
WCRC
West Coast Railtours
Penzance Chester
Saturday 30th The Great Britain IX (Day 5 of 9)
Edinburgh Inverness
44871+45407 or 70013
WCRC
The Railway Touring Company
May
Name
Rep. no.
From
To
Loco
Timings
TOC
Tour Promoter
Sunday 1st The Great Britain IX (Day 6 of 9)
Inverness Wick
44871+45407
WCRC
The Railway Touring Company
Wick Inverness
47/57 (WCRC)
Monday 2nd The Great Britain IX (Day 7 of 9)
Inverness Kyle of Lochalsh
45407
WCRC
The Railway Touring Company
Kyle of Lochalsh Inverness
Tuesday 3rd The Great Britain IX (Day 8 of 9)
Inverness Perth
44871+45407
WCRC
The Railway Touring Company
Perth Oxenholme
70013
Wednesday 4th The Great Britain IX (Day 9 of 9)
Grange-over-Sands Doncaster
46100
WCRC
The Railway Touring Company
Doncaster London King's Cross
46233
Saturday 7th The Western Challenger
London Paddington Plymouth
D1015
DBS
Pathfinder Tours
  Plymouth Okehampton
  Okehampton London Waterloo
Saturday 7th The Midland and Great Central
London St. Pancras Cleethorpes
HST (EMT)
GBRf
UK Railtours
  Cleethorpes London St. Pancras
Tuesday 10th The Atlantic Star
London King's Cross York
86101 or 87002
GBRf
UK Railtours
  York London King's Cross
Saturday 14th The Yorkshire Dales Explorer
Salisbury Leeds
66/7 (GBRf)
DBS
Pathfinder Tours
  Leeds Salisbury
Saturday 14th The Quantock Pullman
London Victoria Minehead
66/0 or 67 (DBS)
DBS
UK Railtours
  Minehead London Victoria
Saturday 21st The Welsh Dragon
London Paddington Carmarthen
66/0 or 67 (DBS)
DBS
UK Railtours
  Carmarthen London Paddington
Saturday 28th The Ynys-Mon Express
Swindon Crewe
66/0 or 67 (DBS)
DBS
Pathfinder Tours
  Crewe Holyhead
46100
Holyhead Crewe
  Crewe Holyhead
66/0 or 67 (DBS)