Compass Railtours

A guide to all of their charter train services.

November 2014

Nov 29. 40145. ‘The Festive St Nicholas Express’. Southport-Burscough-Parbold-Wigan-Westhoughton-Bolton-Manchester Victoria-York and return

Nov 29. 40145 York-Saltburn-York circular trip.

October 2014

Oct. 4. 2 X 47 (WCR). ‘West Highlander Landcruise’. Crewe-Stalybridge-Huddersfield- Wakefield Kirkgate-York-Thirsk-Northallerton-Darlington-Durham-Chester Le Street-Oban.

Oct 6. 2 X 47 (WCR). ‘West Highlander Landcruise’. Oban-Crewe as outward on Oct 4.

Oct 18. 2 X 47 (WCR). ‘The Autumn Highlander Landcruise’. Holyhead-Llanfairpwll-Bangor-Llandudno Junction-Colwyn Bay-Rhyl-Flint-Chester-Delamere-Northwich-Knutsford-Altrincham-Stockport-Manchester Vict.-Bolton-Preston-Carlisle-Inverness.

Oct 20. 2 X 47 (WCR). ‘The Autumn Highlander Landcruise’. Inverness-Holyhead as outward on

Oct 25. 2 X 47 (WCR). ‘The Autumn Highlander Landcruise’. Milton Keynes-Northampton-Rugby-Coventry-Bedworth-Nuneaton-Tamworth-Lichfield-Rugeley-Stoke On Trent-Kidsgrove-Crewe-Warrington-Wigan-Euxton-Preston-Carlisle-Inverness.

Oct 27. 2 X 47 (WCR). ‘The Autumn Highlander Landcruise’. Inverness-Milton Keynes as outward on Oct 25.

September 2014

Sept 6. 2 x 47 (WCR). ‘The Heart of Wales Scenic Rambler’. Barrow-Ulverston-Grange Over Sands-Arnside-Carnforth-Lancaster-Preston-Wigan-Warrington-Crewe-Shrewsbury-Sugar Loaf-Cardiff and return.

Sept 13. ‘Cumbrian Coast Express’. 2 X 47 (DRS). Saltburn-Redcar Central-Middlesbrough- Thornaby-Eaglescliffe-Darlington-Carlisle out via Tyne Valley and returns via Millom.

Sept 13. 2 X 47 (WCR). ‘The White Rose Moorlander’. Perth-Dunblane-Stirling-Larbert- Cumbernauld-Coatbridge Central-Wishaw-Carluke-Carstairs-Lockerbie-Carlisle-York and returns via the S&C.

Sept 27. 2 X 47 (WCR). ‘West Highlander Landcruise’. Newport-Hereford-Leominster- Ludlow-Craven Arms-Shrewsbury-Whitchurch-Crewe-Warrington Bank Quay-Wigan North Western-Euxton Balshaw Lane-Preston-Carlisle-Oban.

Sept 29. 2 X 47 (WCR). ‘West Highlander Landcruise’. Oban-Newport as outward on Sept 27

June 2014

June 6. 2 x 47 (DRS). ‘Highland Clansman’. Darlington-Durham-Newcastle-Pitlochry-Aviemore and return.

June 7. 2 x 47 (DRS). ‘Highland Clansman’. Saltburn-Middlesborough-Stockton-Hartlepool-Sunderland-Newcastle-Pitlochry-Aviemore and return.

June 15. 2 x 47 (WCR). ‘The Cumbrian Moorlander’. Holyhead-Llanfairpwill-Bangor-Llandudno Junction-Colwyn Bay-Rhyl-Flint-Shotton-Chester-Helsby-Frodsham-Warrington Bank Quay-Carlisle and return via Settle.

June 21. 2 x 47 (WCR). ‘The Dorset Coast Express’. Hereford, Ledbury, Great Malvern-Worcester Foregate St-Droitwich Spa-Kidderminster-Stourbridge Junction-Rowley Regis-Birmingham International-Coventry- Rugby-Northampton-Milton Keynes-Bournemouth-Weymouth and return.

June 28. 2 x 47 (WCR). ‘Chester & North Wales Explorer’. Ayr-Prestwick Town-Troon-Kilmarnock- Auchinleck-Dumfries-Annan-Gretna Green-Carlisle-Penrith-Preston-Chester-Holyhead and return.

May 2014

May 2. 2 X 47. ‘Robbie Burns Express’. Hooton-Chester-Mouldsworth-Cuddington- Greenbank-Northwich-Plumley-Knutsford-Mobberley-Hale-Altrincham-Stockport- Manchester-Bolton-Chorley-Preston-Dumfries-Kilmarnock-Ayr and return.

May 5. 2 x 47 (WCRC). ‘The North Wales Scotsman’. Llandudno Junction-Colwyn Bay-Rhyl-Prestatyn-Flint-Chester-Frodsham-Glasgow and return.

May 7. 2 x 47/57 (WCRC). ‘The Heart of Wales Scenic Rambler’. Darlington-Northallerton- Thirsk-York-Wakefield Kirkgate-Huddersfield-Cardiff- Llandrindod Wells and return.

May 10. 2 x 47/57 (WCRC). ‘The Sussex Belle Express’. Carnforth-Lancaster-Preston-Wigan-Warrington-Crewe-Whitchurch-Shrewsbury-Wellington-Telford-Wolverhampton-Birmingham Int.-Coventry-Kensington Olympia-Eastbourne-Brighton and return.

May 17. 2 x 47 (WCR). ‘The Cumbrian Moorlander’. Grantham-Bottesford-Bingham-Radcliffe-Netherfield-Nottingham-Langley Mill-Alfreton-Chesterfield-Sheffield- Rotherham-Swinton-Moorthorpe-Carlisle and return.

May 28. 2 x 47 (DRS). ‘The Canterbury Tales Explorer’ Crewe-Marple-New Mills Central-Chinley-Grindleford-Chesterfield-Alfreton-Langley Mill-East Midlands Parkway-Loughborough-Leicester-Canterbury West and return.

May 30. 2 x 37 (WCRC) ‘Overnight/Forth & Tay Highlander’. Crewe-Carlisle-Newcastle- Cramlington-Morpeth-Alnmouth-Berwick-Dunbar-Drem-Longniddry-Musselburgh-Edinburgh-Inverness and return.

April 2014

Apr 5. 2 X 47 (WCR). ‘The Cumbrian Moorlander’. Peterborough-Stamford-Oakham-Melton Mowbray-Leicester-South Wigston-Hinckley-Nuneaton-Tamworth-Lichfield-Carlisle and return via Settle.

Apr 12. 2 x 47/57 (WCRC). ‘The White Rose Express’. Hereford-Ledbury-Great Malvern-Worcester Foregate Street-Droitwich Spa-Barnt Green-Coleshill Parkway- Nuneaton-Hinckley-South Wigston-Leicester-Loughborough-East Midlands Parkway-York-Scarborough and return.

Apr 23. 2 x 47/57 (WCRC). ‘The Devonian’. Southport-Burscough Bridge-Parbold- Wigan Wallgate-Warrington Bank Quay-Crewe-Shrewsbury-Exeter-Torquay-Paignton and return.

Apr 25. 2 x 37 (DRS). ‘The Lochalsh Highlander’. Crewe-Preston-Carlisle-Wishaw-Coatbridge Central- Cumbernauld-Larbert-Stirling-Dunblane-Perth-Kyle of Lochalsh and return.

August 2013

Aug 3. 2 x 47 (WCRC). ‘The Heart of Wales Scenic Explorer’. Peterborough-Stamford-Oakham-Melton Mowbray-Leicester-South Wigston-Hinckley-Nuneaton-Coleshill Parkway-Cardiff and return.

Aug 7. 2 x 47 (WCRC). Blackburn-Accrington-Burnley Manchester Road-Hebden Bridge-Sowerby Bridge-Brighouse-Wakefield Kirkgate-York to Dundee and return.

Aug 10. 2 x 47 (WCRC). ‘The Forth & Tay Bridges Scotsman’. Saltburn-Redcar-Central-Middlesbrough-Thornaby-Stockton-Billingham-Hartlepool-Sunderland-Newcastle-Dundee and return.

Aug 14. 2 x 47 (WCRC). ‘The Pennine and North Eastern Express’. Worcester Shrub Hill-Droitwich Spa-Barnt Green-Walsall-Wolverhampton-Telford-Wellington-Shrewsbury-Wem-Whitchurch-Crewe-York-Durham and return.

Aug 17. 2 x 47 (DRS). ‘The Edinburgh Festival Express’. Crewe- York-Northallerton- Eaglescliffe-Stockton-Billingham-Hartlepool-Sunderland-Newcastle-Edinburgh and return.

Aug 24. 2 x 47 (WCRC). ‘The Chester & North Wales Explorer’. Perth-Dunblane-Stirling- Larbert-Cumbernauld-Coatbridge Central-Wishaw-Carstairs-Lockerbie-Carlisle-Penrith-Chester-Holyhead and return.

Aug 28. 2 x 47 (WCRC). ‘The Canterbury Tales Explorer’. Dumfries-Annan-Gretna- Carlisle-Penrith-Oxenholme-Lancaster-Preston-Wigan North Western-Warrington Bank Quay-Kensington-Canterbury-Dover and return.

Aug 31. 2 x 47 (WCRC). ‘The Forth & Tay Highlander’. Ayr-Prestwick Town-Troon-Irvine-Kilwinning-Paisley Gilmour Street-Coatbridge Central-Cumbernauld-Inverness and return.


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