Railway Touring Company

A guide to all of their charter train services.

December 2016

Dec 3. 46233. ‘The Lindum Fayre’. Kings Cross-Potters Bar, Stevenage-Peterborough-Lincoln and return

Dec 6. 45407&44871. ‘The Christmas Sussex Belle’. Victoria-Eastbourne-Hastings and return

Dec 8. 46233. ‘The York Yuletide Express’. Norwich-Wymondham-Attleborough-Thetford-Brandon-March-Peterborough-York and return

Dec 10. 46233. ‘The Christmas White Rose’. King’s Cross -Stevenage-Huntingdon-Peterborough-York and return.

Dec 15. 45407&44871. ‘The Sherborne Christmas Carol’. Victoria-Staines-Woking-Basingstoke-Sherborne-Yeovil Junction and return.

Dec 17. 46233. ‘The York Yuletide Express’. Victoria-St. Albans-Luton-Bedford-Kettering-York and return. Steam outwards and diesel hauled return.

Dec 21. 46233. ‘The Christmas White Rose’. Cambridge-Ely-March-Peterborough-York and return.

November 2016

Nov 5. 6201. ‘The Cheshireman’. Norwich-Wymondham-Attleborough-Thetford-Brandon-March-Peterborough-Chester and return.

Nov 6. 45407 & 44871. ‘The Tin Bath’. Preston-Wigan-Manchester Victoria-Sheffield-Penistone and return.

Nov 12. 34046. ‘The Royal Wessex’. Three Bridges-Haywards Heath-Preston Park-Hove-Worthing- Bournemouth-Wareham-Weymouth and return.

Nov 19. 45407 & 44871. ‘The Christmas Cheshireman’. Bristol Temple Meads-Filton Abbey Wood-Cwmbran-Abergavenny-Chester and return.

Nov 26. 34046. ‘The Bath Christmas Market’. Poole-Bournemouth-Brockenhurst-Southampton-Salisbury-Bath and return.

Nov 27. 45407 & 44871. ‘Welsh Marches Express’. Birmingham International-Birmingham New Street-Barnt Green-Droitwich Spa-Worcester Foregate Street-Great Malvern-Hereford-Newport-Cardiff and return.

October 2016

Oct 2. TBA. ‘The Royal Duchy’. Bristol Temple Meads, Yatton-Taunton-Exeter-Plymouth-Par and return.

Oct 15. 46115. ‘The Cumbrian Coast Express’. Electric hauled Euston-Milton Keynes-Rugby-Nuneaton-Crewe-Preston-Carnforth. Steam Carnforth-Carlisle and return via Millom.

Oct 22. TBA.’ The West Somerset Steam Express’. Paddington-Slough-Reading-Newbury-Minehead and return.

Oct 29. 46233. ‘The White Rose’. Kings Cross-Stevenage-Hitchin-Huntingdon-Peterborough-York and return.

September 2016

Sept 3. 45690. ‘The Cumbrian Mountain Express’. Crewe-Wilmslow, Stockport, Manchester Victoria-Bolton-Preston-Carlisle and return via Millom.

Sept 4. TBA. ‘The North Wales Coast Express’. Crewe-Wilmslow-Stockport-Manchester Piccadilly and return by diesel. Steam Manchester-Altrincham-Chester-Llandudno Jcn.-Bangor Holyhead and return.

Sept 4/11. 60103.’ The Waverley’. Leeds-York-Leeds diesel hauled. Steam York-Carlisle-York.

Sept 10. 70013. ‘The Cheshireman’. Norwich-Wymondham-Attleborough-Thetford-Brandon-March-Peterborough-Leicester-Chester and return.,

Sept 17. TBA. ‘The West Somerset Steam Express’. Paddington-Slough-Reading-Newbury-Minehead and return.

Sept 17. 48151. ‘Buxton Spa Express’. Preston-Wigan North Western-Manchester Victoria-Buxton and return.

Sept 18/25. TBA. ‘The Royal Duchy’. Bristol Temple Meads-Yatton-Taunton-Exeter-Plymouth-Par and return.

August 2016

Aug 6. 46115. ‘The Cumbrian Mountain Express’. Electric hauled Euston-Milton Keynes-Rugby-Nuneaton-Crewe-Preston-Carnforth. Steam Carnforth-Carlisle and return via Millom.

Aug 7/28. TBA. ‘The Royal Duchy’. Bristol Temple Meads, Yatton-Taunton-Exeter-Plymouth-Par and return.

Aug 7/14/21. 60103.’ The Waverley’. Leeds-York-Leeds diesel hauled. Steam York-Carlisle-York.

Aug 13. TBA.’ The West Somerset Steam Express’. Paddington-Slough-Reading-Newbury-Minehead and return.

Aug 20. 46115. ‘The Cumbrian Mountain Express’. Crewe-Wilmslow, Stockport, Manchester Victoria-Bolton-Preston-Carlisle and return via Millom.

Aug 21. 45699. ‘The North Wales Coast Express’. Crewe-Wilmslow-Stockport-Manchester Piccadilly and return by diesel. Steam Manchester-Altrincham-Chester-Llandudno Jcn.-Bangor- Holyhead and return.

Aug 10/17/24. TBA. ‘The Dorset Coast Express’. Victoria-Staines-Woking-Basingstoke-Bournemouth-Weymouth and return. Diesel hauled Weymouth-Southampton.

Aug 21. TBA. ‘Pembroke Coast Express’. Bristol Temple Meads-Newport-Cardiff-Port Talbot-Carmarthen-Tenby-Pembroke Dock and return. Diesel hauled Carmarthen-Whitland-Pembroke Dock.

July 2016

July 2. 70013. ‘Cotswold Venturer’. Paddington-Slough-Reading-Didcot-Worcester and return.

July 2. 60103. ‘The Hadrian’. Leicester-Loughborough-East Midlands Parkway-Alfreton-Sheffield-Carnforth and York-Leicester by diesel. Steam Carnforth-Carlisle-York.

July 9. TBA. ‘End of Southern Steam’. Waterloo-Woking-Basingstoke-Bournemouth-Weymouth and return.

July 10. TBA. ‘Royal Duchy’. Bristol Temple Meads, Yatton and Taunton-Exeter-Plymouth-Par and return.

July 10&17. 60103.’ The Waverley’. Leeds-York-Leeds diesel hauled. Steam York-Carlisle-York.

July 14. TBA. ‘Swanage Belle’. Victoria-Barnes-Staines-Woking-Basingstoke-Swanage and return. Diesel hauled Swanage-Southampton.

July 16&23. TBA.’ The West Somerset Steam Express’. Paddington-Slough-Reading-Newbury Racecourse-Minehead and return.

July 23. TBA. ‘The Cumbrian Mountain Express’. Diesel Crewe-Runcorn-Liverpool. Steam Liverpool Lime Street-Broad Green-St. Helens Central-Wigan-Preston-Carlisle and return via Millom.

July 24. 45699. ‘The North Wales Coast Express’. Liverpool Lime Street-Broad Green-Warrington Bank Quay-Frodsham-Chester-Llandudno-Bangor- Holyhead and return.

July 26. 45690. ‘The Welsh Mountaineer’. Preston-Warrington Bank Quay-Frodsham-Chester-Llandudno Junction-Blaenau Ffestiniog and return.

July 27. TBA. The Dorset Coast Express’. Victoria-Staines-Woking-Basingstoke-Bournemouth or Weymouth and return. Diesel hauled Weymouth-Southampton.

July 30. TBA. ‘Cotswold Venturer’. Poole-Bournemouth-Christchurch-Brockenhurst-Southampton-Salisbury-Worcester and return.

July 30. 45690. ‘The Coast to Coast Express’. Liverpool Lime Street-Runcorn-Northwich-Altrincham-Sheffield-York-Scarborough and return.

June 2016

June 4. 60103. ‘The Yorkshireman’. Victoria- St. Albans-Luton-Bedford-Kettering-Melton Mowbray-York. Diesel hauled return journey.

June 11. 2 X 47 (WCR). ‘The Dartmouth Express’ Woking-Guildford-Reading-Newbury-Westbury-Paignton-Kingswear and return. Steam Westbury-Kingswear and return.

June 11. 60103. ‘The Tynsider’. Cleethorpes-Grimsby-Barnetby-Scunthorpe-York-Newcastle-Morpeth and return.

June 18. Kings Cross-Welwyn Garden City-Huntingdon-Peterborough-Newark by diesel. 60103 Newark to York.

June 25. 60103. ‘The Yorkshireman’. Victoria- St. Albans-Luton-Bedford-Kettering-Melton Mowbray-York. Diesel hauled return journey.

June 25. 46100/46115. ‘The East Yorkshireman’. Manchester Piccadilly-Romiley-Hathersage-Sheffield-York-Bridlington-Scarborough and return via Malton.

April 2016

April 2 & 9. 86259/46115. ‘Cumbrian Coast Express’. Euston-Milton Keynes-Rugby-Nuneaton-Crewe-Preston-Carlisle and return. Steam Crewe-Carlisle-Preston.

April 16. 34067. ‘The Cotswold Venturer’. Poole-Bournemouth-Christchurch-Brockenhurst -Southampton-Salisbury-Worcester and return

April 16. 46115/46100. ‘The Scot Commemorative’. Crewe-Wigan North Western-Blackburn -Carlisle-Preston-Crewe.

March 2016

These trains may be affected by the West Coast Railway suspension

March 12. 86259/46115. ‘Winter Cumbrian Mountain Express’. Euston-Milton Keynes-Rugby-Nuneaton-Crewe-Preston-Carlisle and return. (Steam Carnforth-Carlisle-Farrington)

March 19. 46233. ‘The Midday Scot’. Manchester Victoria-Wigan-Preston-Carlisle. Return by diesel.

March 26. 46233. ‘The Royal Scot’. Glasgow-Carstairs-Liverpool. Outwards by diesel

January 2016

Jan 23. 60103. ‘Winter Cumbrian Mountain Express’. Manchester Victoria-Bolton-Preston-Carlisle and return. Out via Shap back via Ais Gill.

Jan 30. 86259/46115. ‘Winter Cumbrian Mountain Express’. Euston-Milton Keynes-Rugby-Nuneaton-Crewe-Preston-Carlisle and return.

September 2015

Sept 2. 34067/70013. ‘Dorset Coast Express’. Victoria-Staines-Woking-Basingstoke-Bournemouth-Weymouth and return.

Sept 5. 34067. ‘The Royal Wessex’. Three Bridges-Haywards Heath-Preston Park-Hove-Worthing-Bournemouth-Wareham-Weymouth and return.

Sept 6. 34067/70000. ‘The Royal Duchy’. Bristol Temple Meads-Yatton-Taunton-Exeter-Plymouth-Par and return.

Sept 6. 10A Pool. ‘The Waverley’. York-Leeds-Shipley-Keighley-Skipton-Appleby-Carlisle and return.

Sept 9. 34067/70013. ‘Dorset Coast Express’. Victoria-Staines-Woking-Basingstoke-Bournemouth-Weymouth and return.

Sept 12. 34067. ‘The Cheshireman’. Bristol TM-Filton Abbey Wood-Severn Tunnel Junction-Cwmbran-Abergavenny-Hereford-Chester and return.

Sept 12. 46233. ‘Cumbrian Mountain Express’. Crewe-Wilmslow-Stokport-Manchester Vict-Bolton-Preston-Blackburn-Carlisle and return.

Sept 19. 70000. ‘The West Somerset Steam Express’. Paddington-Slough-Reading-Newbury-Minehead and return.

Sept 19. 46115. ‘The Yorkshireman’. Ealing Broadway-St Albans-Luton-Bedford-Kettering-Melton Mowbray-York. Returns by diesel.

Sept 26. 6023 (TBC). ‘The Cotswold Venturer’. Paddington-Slough-Reading-Didcot-Worcester and return.

August 2015

Aug 1/15/29. 46233/60009. ‘The Cumbrian Mountain Express’. Crewe-Runcorn-Liverpool and return by diesel. Steam Liverpool-Broad Green-St. Helens Central-Wigan-Blackburn-Carlisle and return via Shap.

Aug 2. 46233/60009. ‘The North Wales Coast Express’. Liverpool Lime Street-Broad Green-Warrington Bank Quay-Frodsham-Chester-Llandudno Junction-Llandudno-Bangor-Holyhead and return.

Aug 2/16. 34067/70000. ‘The Royal Duchy’. Bristol Temple Meads-Yatton-Taunton-Exeter-Plymouth-Par and return.

Aug 4. 61994. ‘The Welsh Mountaineer’. Preston-Warrington Bank Quay-Frodsham-Chester-Llandudno Junction-Blaenau Ffestiniog and return.

Aug 5/12. 34067. ‘Dorset Coast Express’. Victoria-Staines-Woking-Basingstoke-Bournemouth-Weymouth and return.

Aug 8/15/22. 70000/34067. ‘The West Somerset Steam Express’. Paddington-Slough-Reading-Newbury-Minehead and return.

Aug 9/16/23. 10A Pool. ‘The Waverley’. York-Leeds-Shipley-Keighley-Skipton-Appleby-Carlisle and return.

Aug 23. 6023 (TBC). ‘The Pembroke Coast Express’. Bristol TM-Newport-Cardiff-Carmarthen-Tenby-Pembroke Dock and return.

10A Carnforth pool;

46115

45231

48151

45690

45699

July 2015

July 5 &12. 34067/70000/70013. ‘The Royal Duchy’. Bristol Temple Meads-Yatton-Taunton-Exeter-Plymouth-Par and return.

July 11. 10A Pool. ‘The Cumbrian Mountain Express’. Euston-Watford Junction-Milton Keynes-Rugby-Nuneaton-Crewe-Preston-Carnforth and return by diesel. Steam Carnforth to Carlisle and return to Farrington.

July 15/22/29/. 34067/70013. ‘Dorset Coast Express’. Victoria-Staines-Woking-Basingstoke-Bournemouth-Weymouth and return.

July 16. 61306. ‘The Swanage Belle’. Victoria-Staines-Woking-Basingstoke-Swanage and return.

July 18. TBC/6023. ‘The Cotswold Venturer’. Paddington-Slough-Reading-Didcot-Worcester SH and return.

July 18. 46233/60009. ‘The Cumbrian Mountain Express’. Crewe-Runcorn-Liverpool and return by diesel. Steam Liverpool-Broad Green-St. Helens Central-Wigan-Blackburn-Carlisle and return via Shap.

July 19. 61306. ‘The Peak Forester’. Kings Cross-Potters Bar-Stevenage-Peterborough-Matlock and return.

July 19. 46233/60009. ‘The North Wales Coast Express’. Liverpool Lime Street Station-Broad Green-Warrington Bank Quay-Frodsham-Chester-Llandudno Junction-Bangor-Holyhead and return.

July 19/26. 10A Pool. ‘The Waverley’. York-Leeds-Shipley-Keighley-Skipton-Appleby-Carlisle and return.

July 21. 61994/45305. ‘The Welsh Mountaineer’. Preston-Warrington Bank Quay-Frodsham-Chester-Blaenau Ffestiniog and return.

July 25. 70000/34067. ‘The West Somerset Steam Express’. Paddington-Slough-Reading-Newbury-Minehead and return.

July 26. TBC. ‘The Weymouth Seaside Express’. Bristol Temple Meads-Keynsham-Bath-Trowbridge-Westbury-Weymouth and return.

July 29. 61306. ‘The Pilgrim Fathers’. Kings Cross-Potters Bar-Stevenage-Huntingdon-Peterborough-Skegness and return.

(TBC = to be confirmed engine under overhaul)

June 2015

June 6. 10A Pool. ‘Cumbrian Mountain Express’. Euston-Watford Junction-Milton Keynes- Rugby-Nuneaton-Crewe-Preston and return by diesel. Steam Carnforth-Carlisle-Ais Gill-Farrington.

June 13. 6023. ‘The Cotswold Venturer’. Paddington-Slough-Reading-Didcot-Worcester and return.

June 13. 60009. ‘The Hadrian’. Leicester-Loughborough-East Midlands Parkway-Alfreton-Sheffield-Hellifield. Steam Hellifield-Carlisle-York. Diesel hauled other sections.

June 20. 34067. ‘The Welshman’. Poole-Bournemouth-Christchurch-Brockenhurst-Southampton-Salisbury-Bath-Cardiff and return. RTC

June 20. 61306. ‘Heart of Wales’. Diesel hauled Chesterfield-Alfreton-Langley Mil-East Midlands Parkway-Loughborough-Leicester-Nuneaton-Shrewsbury and Cardiff to Chesterfield. Steam hauled Shrewsbury to Cardiff.

June 27. 61994/62005/61264. ‘The Buxton Spa Express’. Diesel hauled Preston-Wigan North Western-Bolton-Manchester Victoria and return. Steam Manchester to Buxton and return..

June 27. 34067. ‘The Royal Wessex’. Three Bridges-Haywards Heath-Preston Park-Hove-Worthing-Bournemouth-Wareham-Weymouth and return.

May 2015

April 28. 34067+70000. Victoria-Par

April 29. 34067+70000. Penzance-Bristol

April 30 44871+45407. Bristol-Shrewsbury-Grange-over-Sands.

May 1. 46115. Grange-over-Sands-Millom-Edinburgh Waverley.

May 2. 46233. Edinburgh-Aberdeen-Inverness

May 3. 61994. Inverness-Kyle of Lochalsh and return

May 4. 61994. Inverness-Wick

May 5. 46233.Inverness-Perth-Oxenholme

May 6. 45690+61306. Grange-over-Sands-Hathersage-Nottingham-Kings Cross

May 9. 10A Pool. ‘The East Yorkshireman’. Manchester Piccadilly-Romiley-Hathersage-Sheffield-Scarborough and return. Out via Bridlington and return via York.

May 10. 61306. ‘The Peak Forester’. Kings Cross-Potters Bar-Stevenage-Peterborough-Matlock-Rowsley and return.

May 15.70000/34067. ‘The Dartmouth Express’. Diesel hauled Woking-Guildford-Reading-Newbury-Westbury and return. Steam hauled Westbury-Paignton-Kingswear and return.

May16. 60009. ‘The Hadrian’. York-Darlington-Newcastle-Carlisle and return.

May 21. 61306. ‘The Swanage Belle’. Victoria-Staines-Woking-Winchfield-Basingstoke-Swanage and return. Diesel hauled Swanage to Southampton.

May 30. 2 X 47 (WCR)/10A Pool. ‘Cumbrian Coast Express’. Euston-Watford Junction-Milton Keynes-Rugby-Nuneaton-Crewe-Preston and return by diesel traction. Steam Carnforth-Millom-Carlisle-Shap-Carnforth.

May 30. 10A Pool. ‘The East Yorkshireman’. Manchester Piccadilly-Romiley-Hathersage-Sheffield-Scarborough and return. Out via Bridlington and return via York.

April 2015

April 4. 61994+61264. ‘The Wansbeck’. York-Darlington-Durham-Newcastle-Boulby and return. Steam Thornaby area to Boulby and return. Diesel hauled York-Thornaby area and back.

April 6. 2 X 47 (WCR) + 10A Pool. ‘The Hadrian’. Leicester-Loughborough-East Midlands Parkway-Langley Mill-Alfreton-Hellifield-Carlisle and return. Steam Hellifield-Carlisle and return.

April 11. 2 X 47 (WCR) +10A Pool. ‘The Winter Cumbrian Mountain Express’. Euston-Watford Junction-Milton Keynes-Rugby-Nuneaton-Crewe-Preston-Carlisle and return. Steam Carnforth-Carlisle and return out via Shap return via Ais Gill.

April 18. 61994/61264/62005. ‘The Buxton Spa Express’. Preston-Wigan North Western-Bolton-Manchester Victoria and return by diesel. Steam Manchester-Buxton and return.

April 25. 44871+45407. ‘The Heart of Wales’. Chesterfield-Alfreton-Langley Mill-East Midlands Parkway-Loughborough-Leicester-Shrewsbury. Shrewsbury-Sugar Loaf-Cardiff- steam hauled.

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April 28. 34067/70000. Victoria-Par. Par-Penzance diesel hauled)

April 29. 34067/70000. Penzance to Bristol TM

April 30 44871/45407. Bristol TM-Shrewsbury-Grange-over-Sands.

May 1. 46115. Grange-over-Sands-Millom-Edinburgh Waverley.

May 2. 46233. Edinburgh-Aberdeen-Inverness

May 3. 61994. Inverness-Kyle of Lochalsh and return

May 4. 61994. Inverness-Wick (Returns Diesel hauled)

May. 5. 46233.Inverness-Perth-Oxenholme

May.6. 45690+61306. Grange-over-Sands-Hathersage-Nottingham-Kings Cross

March 2015

March 7. 45690+45699. ‘The Hadrian’. Manchester Victoria-Bolton-Wigan-Preston-Lancaster-Carlisle and return via Newcastle and York.

March 8. 61264. ‘The Easterling’. King’s Cross-Potters Bar-Stevenage-Cambridge-Norwich-Lowestoft and return via Beccles.

March 14. 86259/46115/70013. ‘The Cumbrian Coast Express’. Euston-Watford Jcn.-Milton Keynes-Rugby-Nuneaton-Crewe-Preston-Carlisle. Out via Shap return via Millom. Steam Carnforth-Carlisle and return.

March 21. 61264 & 61994. ‘The Wensleydale and Durham Coast’. Carnforth-Bentham-Hellifield-Skipton-Leeds-York and return diesel hauled. Steam between York-Redmire-Sunderland-York-Carnforth.

March 21 & 28. 86259/46115. ‘Winter Cumbrian Mountain Express’. Euston-Watford Junction-Milton Keynes-Rugby-Nuneaton-Crewe-Preston-Carlisle and return via Appleby. Steam section Carnforth-Carlisle-Wigan area.

February 2015

February 7. 86259 + 46233. ‘The Winter Cumbrian Mountain Express’. Euston-Watford Junction-Milton Keynes-Rugby-Nuneaton-Crewe-Preston. Steam between Carnforth and Hellifield via Carlisle.

February 28. . 86259 + 46233. ‘The Winter Cumbrian Mountain Express’. Euston-Watford Junction-Milton Keynes-Rugby-Nuneaton-Crewe-Preston. Steam between Carnforth and Hellifield via Carlisle.

Feb 14. 60009. ‘The Valentine’s White Rose’. King’s Cross-Potters Bar-Stevenage-Huntingdon-Peterborough-York and return.

Feb 15. 45407+44871. The Tin Bath’. Preston-Wigan North Western-Manchester Piccadilly-Sheffield and return via Penistone. Diesel hauled from Manchester to Preston.

January 2015

Jan 24. 45690+45407. ‘The Winter Cumbrian Mountain Express’. Manchester Victoria-Bolton-Preston-Carlisle and return.

January 31. 86259/46233. ‘The Winter Cumbrian Mountain Express’. Euston-Watford Junction-Milton Keynes-Rugby-Nuneaton-Crewe-Carlisle and return. Steam from Carnforth to Hellifield via Carlisle.

December 2014

Dec 6. 60009. ‘Lindum Fayre’. Kings Cross-Potters Bar-Stevenage-Peterborough-Lincoln and return.

Dec 6. 34067. ‘The Bath Christmas Market’. Three Bridges-Haywards Heath-Preston Park-Hove-Worthing-Bath and return.

Dec 9. 34067. ‘The Christmas Sussex Belle’. Victoria-Eastbourne-Hastings and return.

Dec 11. 60009. ‘The York Yuletide Express’. Norwich-Wymondham-Attleborough-Thetford-Brandon-March-Peterborough-York and return

Dec 13. 60009. ‘The Christmas White Rose’. Kings Cross-Stevenage-Huntingdon-Peterborough-York and return.

Dec 16. 34067. ‘The Sherborne Christmas Carol’. Victoria-Staines-Woking-Basingstoke-Sherborne-Yeovil Jcn. and return.

Dec 18. 60009. ‘The Christmas White Rose’. Cambridge-Ely-March-Peterborough-York and return.

Dec 20. 60009. ‘The York Yuletide Express’. Victoria-St Albans-Luton-Bedford-Kettering-Melton Mowbray-York. Diesel hauled on the return.

November 2014

Nov 2. 45407 & 44871. ‘The Tin Bath’. Preston-Wigan-Manchester Victoria-Sheffield and return.

Nov 9. 46115. ‘The Robin Hood’. St Pancras-St. Albans-Lincoln-Kings Cross.

Nov 22. 34067. ‘The Christmas Cheshireman’. Bristol Temple Meads-Filton Abbey Wood-Cwmbran-Abergavenny-Chester and return.

Nov 27. 34067. ‘Bath Christmas Market’. Poole-Bournemouth-Christchurch-Southampton-Salisbury-Bath-Bristol and return.

Nov 29. 70000. ‘The Worcester Christmas Market’. Paddington-Slough-Reading-Worcester and return.

October 2014

Oct 4. 86259/46115. ‘The Cumbrian Mountain Express’. Euston-Watford Jcn.-Milton Keynes-Rugby-Nuneaton-Crewe each way by electric locomotive and steam Crewe-Shap-Carlisle-Ais Gill-Crewe and back.

Oct 11. ‘The Hadrian’. 46115/45690. Diesel hauled. Leicester-Loughborough-East Midlands Parkway-Alfreton-Sheffield-Hellifield and York-Leicester. Steam Hellifield-Carlisle-York.

Oct 12. 61264. ‘The Easterling’. King’s Cross-Potters Bar-Stevenage-Cambridge-Norwich-Lowestoft and return.

Oct 18. 70013. ‘The Dartmouth Express’. Diesel hauled Poole-Bournemouth-Southampton-Eastleigh-Salisbury-Westbury-and return. Steam Westbury-Kingswear and return.

Oct 25. 60009. ‘The Jubilee Requiem’. King’s Cross-Stevenage-Peterborough-York-Newcastle-York. ‘Deltic’ No. 55002 hauled York to Kings Cross.

September 2014

Sept 2. 61994/45305. ‘The Welsh Mountaineer’. Preston-Warrington-Frodsham-Chester-Llandudno Junction-Blaenau Ffestiniog and return.

Sept 3/10. 34046/44932. ‘The Dorset Coast Express’. Victoria-Woking-Basingstoke-Bournemouth-Weymouth and return.

Sept 5. 46233/70013. ‘The Scarborough Flyer’. Crewe-Stockport-Huddersfield-Wakefield Kirkgate-York-Scarborough and return.

Sept 6. 5A Pool. ‘Cumbrian Mountain Express’. Crewe-Wilmslow-Stockport-Manchester Vict.-Bolton-Blackburn-Carlisle and return.

Sept 7. 5A Pool. ‘The North Wales Coast Express’. Crewe-Wilmslow-Stockport-Manchester Piccadilly-Warrington Bank Quay-Chester-Llandudno Junction-Bangor-Holyhead and return.

Sept 7/14/21/28. 70013/5029. ‘The Royal Duchy’. Bristol Temple Meads-Yatton-Taunton-Exeter-Plymouth-Par and return.

Sept 7. 10A Pool. ‘The Waverley’. York-Leeds-Skipton-Appleby-Carlisle and return.

Sept 13. 60009. ‘Coast to Coast Express’. Liverpool Lime Street-Runcorn-Northwich-Atrincham-Stockport-York-Scarborough and return.

Sept 20. 70000 or 70013. ‘The Cheshireman’. Euston-Watford Jcn.-Milton Keynes-Northampton-Nuneaton-Chester and return.

Sept 23. 70000/5029. ‘The Dartmouth Express’. Redhill-Dorking- Guildford- Reading-Newbury-Hungerford-Westbury- Paignton-Kingswear and return. Diesel hauled between Redhill and Westbury in each direction.

Sept 27. 60009. ‘The Scottish Lowlander’. Crewe-Preston- Carlisle- Edinburgh and return.

Sept 27. 45690/61264. ‘The Tynsider’. Cleethorpes-Grimsby-Barnetby-Scunthorpe-York-Newcastle-Morpeth and return. Diesel hauled York to Cleethorpes.

5A Pool: 45305/46233/60009/70013

10A Pool: 48151/45690/45699/46115

June 2014

Regular services

June 15&29. 5029/70013. ‘The Royal Duchy’. Bristol-Yatton-Taunton-Exeter-Par-Plymouth-Par and return.

June 4&19. 34067. ‘The Swanage Belle’. Victoria-Staines-Woking-Basingstoke-Swanage and Southampton-Andover-Victoria.

June 7. 70013. ‘The Seaford-Brighton 150’. Victoria-Seaford and Brighton-Eastbourne-Hastings-Victoria. Diesel hauled Seaford-Newhaven and Eastbourne-Hastings. RTC

June 8. 34067. ‘The Seaford-Brighton 150’. Victoria-Seaford and Brighton-Eastbourne-Hastings-Victoria. RTC Diesel hauled Seaford-Newhaven and Eastbourne-Hastings. RTC

June 14. 86259 & 46115. ‘Cumbrian Coast Express’. Euston-Watford Junction-Milton Keynes-Rugby-Nuneaton-Crewe-Preston by electric locomotive 86259. Then steam Carnforth-Millom-Carlisle-Shap-Carnforth.

June 21. 60009. ‘The Cumbrian Mountain Express’. Newcastle-Durham-Darlington-York-Carlisle and return via Haltwhistle. Diesel hauled Newcastle to York.

June 22. 34046 & 34067. ‘The Atlantic Coast Express’. Waterloo-Woking-Basingstoke-Exeter and return.

June 28. 70013. ‘The East Riding’. King’s Cross-Potters Bar-Stevenage-Peterborough-Grantham-Scarborough-York-Kings Cross.

May 2014

May 10. 60009. ‘The Hadrian’. King's Cross-Potters Bar-Stevenage-Peterborough-Doncaster-York and back by electric Class 86. Steam section York-Durham-Hexham-Carlisle-Settle-York.

May 17. 34046. ‘The Welsh Borders’. Bristol-Gloucester-Stroud-Swindon-Didcot-Oxford-Charlbury-Worcester-Hereford-Abergavenny-Bristol.

May 24. 34067. ‘The West Somerset Explorer’. Bridgnorth-Bewdley-Kidderminster-Droitwich Worcester-Cheltenham-Bristol Temple Meads-Bishops Lydeard-Minehead-Bristol. Diesel hauled Bristol to Bridgnorth.

May 25. 48151 & 44932. ‘The Tin Bath’. Preston-Wigan North Western-Manchester Piccadilly-Manchester Piccadilly-Chinley-Sheffield-Penistone-Copy Pit-Manchester Piccadilly-Preston.

May 31. 5029. ‘The Southern Irishman’. Birmingham International-New Street-Barnt Green-Worcester Shrub Hill-Cheltenham Spa-Gloucester-Newport and return by diesel. Steam section Newport-Cardiff-Carmarthen and Fishguard Harbour-Newport.

April 2014

Apr 5. 44871+45407. ‘The Central Wales Explorer’. Manchester Victoria-Warrington-Crewe-Shrewsbury-Llandrindod Wells-Newport. Diesel hauled between Newport and Manchester.

Apr 12. 44871+45407. The Heart of Wales’. Slough-Reading-Didcot-Swindon-Bristol Parkway-Newport by diesel and steam Newport Llandrindod Wells-Shrewsbury.

Apr 12. 45699/46115. ‘The Cumbrian Mountain Express’. Euston-Watford Junction-Milton Keynes-Rugby-Nuneaton-Crewe-Preston-Carnforth and return by electric and steam Carnforth-Millom-Carlisle-Shap-Carnforth.

Apr 19. 70000. ‘The Dartmouth Express’. Diesel hauled Guildford-Wokingham-Theale-Newbury-Hungerford-Pewsey-Westbury and return, steam Westbury-Kingswear and return.

August 2013

Aug 4. 45305/70013. ‘The North Wales Coast Express’. Crewe-Wilmslow-Manchester Piccadilly and return by diesel then by steam to Altrincham-Chester-Llandudno Junction-Bangor-Holyhead and return.

Aug 11. ‘The 15 Guinea Special’. 45305/44871/44932/70013. Liverpool-Manchester Piccadilly-Carlisle and return.

Aug 17. CP. ‘The Cumbrian Mountain Express’. Crewe-Liverpool by diesel then steam-Broad Green-St Helens Central-Wigan NW-Preston-Blackburn-Carlisle and return

Aug 18. CP. ‘The North Wales Coast Express’. Manchester-Stockport-Altrincham-Chester-Llandudno Jcn.-Holyhead and return.

Aug 20. 45305/61994. ‘The Welsh Mountaineer’. Preston-Frodsham-Warrington-Chester-Llandudno Jcn.-Blaenau Ffestiniog and return.

Aug 25. DCE Pool. ‘Royal Duchy’. Bristol-Yatton-Taunton-Exeter-Plymouth-Par and return.

Aug 31. CP. ‘The Cumbrian Mountain Express’. Crewe-Wilmslow-Stockport-Manchester Vict-Bolton-Blackburn-Preston-Carlisle and return.

Regular RTC services

Wednesdays. DCE Pool. ‘The Dorset Coast Express’. Victoria-Staines-Woking-Basingstoke-Bournemouth-Weymouth and return.

Fridays. 46233/70013. ‘The Scarborough Flyer’. Crewe-Stockport-

Huddersfield-Wakefield Kirkgate-York-Scarborough and return.

Sundays. 10A Pool. ‘The Waverley’. York-Leeds-Shipley-Keighley-Skipton-Appleby-Carlisle and return.

Sundays to Aug 18th inclusive. 5029/34046. ‘The Weymouth Seaside Express’. Bristol TM.-Keynsham-Bath-Trowbridge-Westbury-Frome-Weymouth and return.

CP. Crewe Pool: 45305/46233/60009/70013:

DCE Pool: 34046/34067

10A Pool: 44932/45699/46115/48151

 
 

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