Statesman Rail

A guide to all of their charter train services.

June regular service

Wednesdays to Aug 26. ‘The Fellsman’. 10A Pool. Lancaster-Preston-Blackburn-Clitheroe-Long Preston-Carlisle and return. STATE

June 2015

June 13. 2 x 57 (WCR). ‘Settle & Carlisle Statesman’. Leicester-Loughborough-East Midlands Parkway-Langley Mill-Alfreton-Chesterfield-Dronfield-Sheffield-Moorthorpe- Normanton-Shipley-Keighley-Skipton-Carlisle and return. Out via Ais Gill return via Millom.

June 20. 2 x 57 (WCR). ‘Yorkshire Coast Statesman’. Aberystwyth-Borth-Machynlleth- Caersws-Newtown-Welshpool-Shrewsbury-Whitchurch-Nantwich-Crewe-Warrington Bank Quay-Scarborough and return.

June 27. 2 x 57 (WCR). ‘Exmoor Coast Statesman’. Nottingham-Beeston-Long Eaton- Derby-Burton-on-Trent-Tamworth-Water Orton-Birmingham New Street-Barnt Green-Minehead and return.

May regular service

Wednesdays from May 27. ‘The Fellsman’. 10A Pool. Lancaster-Preston-Blackburn-Clitheroe-Long Preston-Carlisle and return.

May 2015

May 2. 2 X 57 (WCR). ‘Golden Arrow Statesman’. Birmingham International-Coventry-Rugby-Northampton-Milton Keynes-Leighton Buzzard-Hemel Hempstead-West London and return diesel hauled. Steam West London-Canterbury and return.

May 9. 2 X 57 (WCR). ‘Settle & Carlisle Statesman’. Coventry-Birmingham International-Tame Bridge Parkway-Wolverhampton-Codsall-Telford-Wellington-Shrewsbury-Gobowen-Ruabon-Wrexham General-Chester-Frodsham-Carlisle and return.

May 16. 2 X 57 (WCR). ‘Golden Arrow Statesman’. Weymouth-Dorchester South-Wareham-Poole-Bournemouth-Christchurch-Brockenhurst-Southampton-Eastleigh-Winchester-Basingstoke-Woking-West London and return diesel hauled. Steam West London-Canterbury and return.

May 23. 2 X 57 (WCR). ‘Golden Arrow Statesman’. Bristol Temple Meads-Keynsham-Bath Spa-Bradford-on-Avon-Trowbridge-Pewsey-Hungerford-Newbury-Reading-Maidenhead-West London and return diesel hauled. Steam West London-Canterbury and return.

April 2015

April 11. 2 x 57 (WCR). ‘Settle & Carlisle Statesman’. Cardiff-Newport-Cwmbran- Abergavenny-Hereford-Leominster-Ludlow-Craven Arms-Church Stretton-Shrewsbury-Nantwich-Crewe-Warrington Bank Quay-Wigan North Western-Carlisle. (Out Shap returns via Millom).

April 17. 2 x 57 (WCR). ‘Cornish Riviera Statesman’. Leeds-Wakefield Westgate-Doncaster-Meadowhall-Sheffield-Chesterfield-Belper-Derby-Long Eaton-East Midlands Parkway-Loughborough-Leicester-Hinckley-Nuneaton-Water Orton-Birmingham New Street-Truro-Penzance.

April 19. 2 x 57 (WCR). ‘Cornish Riviera Statesman’. Penzance-Leeds as outward on April 17.

April 25. 2 x 57 (WCR). ‘Settle & Carlisle Statesman’. Derby-Long Eaton-East Midlands Parkway-Loughborough-Leicester-Narborough-Hinckley-Nuneaton-Tamworth-Lichfield-Rugeley-Stafford-Crewe-Carlisle and return.

March 2015

March 7. 2 x 57 (WCR). ‘Cairngorm Mountain Statesman’. Euston-Watford Jct-Hemel Hempstead-Milton Keynes-Northampton-Rugby-Coventry-Nuneaton-Tamworth-Lichfield-Stafford-Crewe-Warrington Bank Quay-Wigan North Western-Preston-Edinburgh-Aviemore.

March 9. 2 x 57 (WCR). ‘Cairngorm Mountain Statesman Tour’. Aviemore-Euston as outward on March 7.

March 14. 2 x 57 (WCR). Winter West Highland Statesman’. Cardiff-Newport-Cwmbran-Abergavenny-Hereford-Leominster-Ludlow-Craven Arms-Church Stretton-Shrewsbury-Crewe-Warrington Bank Quay-Wigan North Western-Preston-Fort William.

March 16. 2 x 57 (WCR). ‘Winter West Highland Statesman’. Fort William-Cardiff as outward on March 14.

March 21. 2 x 57 (WCR). ‘Cairngorm Mountain Statesman’. Didcot-Swindon-Kemble-Stroud-Stonehouse-Cheltenham-Worcester Shrub Hill- Droitwich Spa-Kidderminster-Stourbridge Jct-Rowley Regis-Walsall-Cannock- Rugeley-Stafford-Aviemore.

March 23. 2 x 57 (WCR). ‘Cairngorm Mountain Statesman’. Aviemore-Didcot as outward on March 21.

March 28. 2 x 57 (WCR). ‘Winter West Highland Statesman’. Westbury-Trowbridge-Bradford-on-Avon-Bath-Bristol Parkway-Yate-Cam & Dursley-Cheltenham-Barnt Green-Birmingham New Street-Wolverhampton-Stafford-Crewe-Fort William

March 30. 2 x 57 (WCR). ‘Winter West Highland Statesman’. Fort William-Westbury as outward on March 28.

December 2014

Dec 6. 2 X 57 (WCR). ‘Edinburgh Christmas Statesman’. Wolverhampton-Codsall-Telford-Wellington-Shrewsbury-Whitchurch-Crewe-Warrington Bank Quay-Wigan North Western-Preston-Lancaster-Edinburgh and return.

Dec 13. 2 X 57 (WCR). ‘Edinburgh Christmas Statesman’. Leicester-Loughborough-East Midlands Parkway-Langley Mill-Alfreton-Chesterfield-Sheffield-Meadowhall-Swinton-Edinburgh and return.

Dec 20. 2 X 57 (WCR). ‘Edinburgh Christmas Statesman’. Hull-Brough-Howden-Selby-Leeds-Shipley-Keighley-Skipton-Hellifield-Settle-Edinburgh and return.

November 2014

Nov 29. 2 X 57 (WCR). ‘Edinburgh Christmas Statesman’. Cambridge-Waterbeach-Ely-March-Whittlesea-Peterborough-Grantham-Newark-Retford-Doncaster-York-Edinburgh and return.

October 2014

Oct 3. 2 X 57 (WCR). ‘West Highland & Jacobite Statesman’. Leicester-Loughborough-East Midlands Parkway-Langley Mill-Alfreton-Chesterfield-Sheffield-Meadowhall-Normanton-Shipley-Keighley-Skipton-Settle-Fort William.

Oct 4. 62005. ‘Jacobite Statesman’. Fort William-Mallaig and return.

Oct 5. 2 X 57 (WCR). ‘West Highland & Jacobite Statesman’. Fort William-Leicester as outward on Oct 3.

Oct 11. 2 X 57 (WCR). ‘Lord of The Isles’. Newport-Cwmbran-Abergavenny- Hereford-Ledbury-Great Malvern-Worcester Foregate Street-Kidderminster-Stourbridge Jct.-Rowley Regis-Wolverhampton-Stafford-Crewe-Warrington-Wigan-Preston-Inverness.

Oct 12. 2 X 37 (WCR). ‘Lord of The Isles’. Inverness-Kyle and return.

Oct 13. 2 X 57 (WCR). Inverness-Newport as outward on Oct 11

Oct 17. 2 X 57 (WCR). ‘West Highland & Jacobite Statesman’. High Wycombe-Princes Risborough-Haddenham & Thame Parkway-Bicester North-Banbury-Leamington Spa-Coventry-Birmingham International-Tame Bridge Parkway-Wolverhampton-Stafford-Crewe-Preston-Fort William.

Oct 18. 62005. ‘Jacobite Statesman’. Fort William-Mallaig and return.

Oct 19. 2 X 57 (WCR). ‘West Highland & Jacobite Statesman’. Fort William-High Wycombe as outward on Oct 17.

September 2014

Sept 6. 2 X 57 (WCR). ‘Yorkshire Coast Statesman’. Gloucester-Stonehouse-Stroud-Kemble-Swindon-Oxford-Banbury-Leamington-Warwick Parkway-Dorridge-Solihull-Scarborough and return.

Sept 13. 2 X 57 (WCR). ‘Snowdonia Statesman’. Hull-Brough-Howden-Selby-Leeds-Dewsbury-Brighouse-Sowerby Bridge-Hebden Bridge-Todmorden-Rochdale-Manchester Victoria-Llandudno-Blaenau Ffestiniog and return.

Sept 20. 2 X 57 (WCR). ‘Yorkshire Coast Statesman’. Hereford-Ledbury-Great Malvern- Worcester Foregate Street-Droitwich Spa-Kidderminster-Stourbridge Jct.-Rowley Regis- Birmingham New Street-Tamworth-Scarborough and return.

Sept 27. 2 X 57 (WCR). ‘Lord of The Isles’. Cambridge-Waterbeach, Ely-March-Whittlesea-Peterborough-Grantham-Newark-Retford-Doncaster-York-Northallerton-Inverness-Kyle and return.

Sept 28. 2 X 37 (WCR). ‘Lord of The Isles’. Inverness-Kyle and return.

Sept 29. 2 X 57 (WCR). ‘Lord of The Isles’. Inverness-Cambridge as outward on Sept 27.

June 2014

Regular service

‘The Fellsman’. Wednesdays from June 11. 10A pool. Lancaster-Preston-Blackburn-Clitheroe-Long Preston-Carlisle and return.

June 7. 2 X 57 (WCR). ‘Beamish & Durham Statesman’. Swindon-Kemble-Stroud-Stonehouse-Cheltenham Spa-Ashchurch-Worcester Shrub Hill-Droitwich Spa-Barnt Green- Water Orton-Tamworth-Burton-Derby-Durham-Newcastle and return.

June 14. 2 X 57 (WCR). ‘Snowdonia Statesman’. Cambridge-Waterbeach-Ely-March- Whittlesea-Peterborough-Stamford-Oakham-Melton Mowbray-Leicester-Narborough- Hinckley-Nuneaton-Llandudno Junction-Betws-y-Coed-Blaenau Ffestiniog and return.

June 21. 2 X 57 (WCR). ‘Snowdonia Statesman’. Bristol Temple Meads-Filton Abbey Wood-Bristol Parkway-Yate-Cam & Dursley-Cheltenham Spa-Worcester Shrub Hill-Droitwich-Kidderminster-Stourbridge Jct-Rowley Regis-Tame Bridge Parkway-Llandudno Junction-Betws-y-Coed-Blaenau Ffestiniog and return.

June 28. 2 X 57 (WCR). ‘Beamish & Durham Statesman’. Bangor-Penmaenmawr-Llandudno Jct-Colwyn Bay-Rhyl-Prestatyn-Flint-Shotton-Chester-Frodsham-Warrington Bank Quay- Newton-le-Willows-Manchester Victoria-Durham-Newcastle and return.

May 2014

May 3. 2 x 57 (WCRC). ‘Settle & Carlisle Statesman’. Leicester-Loughborough-East Midlands Parkway-Langley Mill-Alfreton-Chesterfield-Dronfield-Sheffield-Meadowhall-Swinton-Moorthorpe-Normanton-Carlisle and return.

May 10. 34067. ‘The Golden Arrow Statesman’. Ely-March-Peterborough-Huntingdon-St Neots-Hitchin-Stevenage-Potters Bar and return by diesel. Willesden area-Canterbury-Dover-Willesden by steam.

May 17. 34067. ‘The Golden Arrow Statesman’. Diesel between Birmingham International-Coventry-Leamington-Banbury-Bicester North-Haddenham & Thame Parkway-Princes Risborough-High Wycombe-Gerrards Cross-Ealing Broadway and return. Steam section Willesden -Canterbury-Dover-Willesden.

May 24. 2 x 47 (WCR). ‘The Settle & Carlisle Statesman’. Newport-Cwmbran-Pontypool-Abergavenny-Hereford-Leominster-Ludlow-Craven Arms-Church Stretton- Shrewsbury-Crewe-Carlisle and return.

May 31. 2 x 47 (WCR) ‘Settle & Carlisle Statesman’. Hereford-Ledbury-Great Malvern- Worcester Foregate Street-Droitwich Spa-Kidderminster-Stourbridge Jct-Rowley Regis-Tame Bridge Parkway-Wolverhampton-Stafford-Carlisle and return.

Steam dreams

April 2014

April 5. 2 X 57 (WCR). ‘The Settle-Carlisle Statesman’. High Wycombe-Princes Risborough-Haddenham & Thame Parkway-Bicester North-Banbury-Leamington Spa-Coventry-Birmingham International-Tame Bridge Parkway-Stafford-Carlisle and return.

Apr 19. 2 x 47/57 (WCR). ‘Settle & Carlisle Statesman’. Cambridge-Ely-Waterbeach-March-Whittlesea-Peterborough-Grantham-Newark-Retford-Doncaster-Carlisle and return.

Apr 26. 44932. ‘The Golden Arrow Statesman’. Derby-Long Eaton-East Midlands Parkway-Loughborough-Leicester-Market Harborough-Kettering-Wellingborough-Bedford-Luton-St Albans-Willesden area and return by diesel and Steam Willesden area-Canterbury-Dover-Willesden.

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November 30. 2 x 47/57 (WCRC).‘Edinburgh Christmas Statesman’. Cambridge, Waterbeach-Ely-March-Whittlesea-Peterborough-Grantham-Newark-Retford- Doncaster-York-Edinburgh and return.

February 2014

Feb 28. 2 X 57 (WCR). ‘The Winter West Highland Statesman’. Bristol-Bristol Parkway-Yate -Cam & Dursley-Cheltenham Spa-Barnt Green-Birmingham New Street-Wolverhampton-Stafford- Crewe-Warrington Bank Quay-Wigan North Western-Preston-Fort William.

August 2013

Wednesdays. 10A pool. ‘The Fellsman’. Lancaster-Preston-Blackburn-Clitheroe-Long Preston-Carlisle and return.

Aug 9. 2 x 57 (WCRC). ‘Edinburgh Military Tattoo Statesman’. Cambridge- Waterbeach-Ely-March-Whittlesea-Peterborough-Stamford-Oakham-Melton Mowbray-Loughborough-East Midlands Parkway-Langley Mill-Alfreton-Chesterfield-Edinburgh.

Aug 10. 2 x 57 (WCRC). ‘Edinburgh Military Tattoo Statesman’. Edinburgh-Chesterfield -Loughborough-Oakham-Peterborough-Ely-Cambridge.

Aug 16. 2 x 47 (WCRC). ‘Edinburgh Military Tattoo’. Euston-Watford Jct-Milton Keynes-Northampton-Rugby-Coventry-Nuneaton-Tamworth-Lichfield-Stafford-Crewe-Warrington Bank Quay-Wigan North Western-Preston-Edinburgh.

Aug 17. 2 x 47 (WCRC). ‘Edinburgh Military Tattoo’. Edinburgh-Euston setting down as outwards on Aug 16.

Aug 24. 2 x 47 (WCRC). ‘Lakeland Statesman’. Newport-Cwmbran-Abergavenny-Hereford- Leominster-Ludlow-Craven Arms-Church Stretton-Shrewsbury-Crewe-Carlisle and return.

Aug 31. 2 x 47 (WCRC) ‘English Riviera Statesman’. Crewe-Shrewsbury-Wellington-Telford-Codsall-Wolverhampton-Tame Bridge Parkway-Rowley Regis-Stourbridge Jct.-Kidderminster-Droitwich Spa-Worcester Shrub Hill-Kingswear and return.

 
 

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