Steam Dreams

A guide to all of their charter train services.

December 2016

Dec 1. 6201. ‘Lincoln Market by Steam’. Kings Cross-Hertford North-Stevenage- Huntingdon-Lincoln and return.

Dec 3. 6201. ‘Winchester Christmas Market by Steam’. Southend East-Upminster-West Hampstead-Winchester and return. Diesel London to Southend.

Dec 6. 6201. ‘Ely Christmas Carols’. Horsham-Dorking-Leatherhead-Cheam-Kensington Olympia-Ely and return. Diesel hauled London to Horsham.

Dec 10. 46100. ‘Bath Christmas Market’. Paddington-Slough-Reading-Bath-Bristol and return.

Dec 14. 6201. ‘Winchester Christmas Market by Steam’. Ashford Intl.-Charing-Maidstone East-Borough Green-Bromley South-West Brompton-Winchester and return. Diesel hauled London to Ashford.

Dec 17. 6201. ‘Dunster Carols and Minehead Market’. Paddington-Maidenhead-Twyford-Reading-Newbury-Dunster-Minehead and return.

Dec 22. 34046. ‘White Cliffs Circular’. Victoria-Bromley South-Dover circular trip.

November 2016

Nov 11. 6201. ‘Armistice Day’. Victoria-West Hampstead-Broxbourne-Harlow Town-Cambridge-Ely-Norwich and return.

Nov 29. 34046. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Victoria-East Croydon-Redhill-Shalford-Guildford-Salisbury and return.

October 2016

Oct 1. 86 or 47 outwards and 46115. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Euston-Milton Keynes-Rugby-Lichfield-Crewe-Preston-Carlisle. Steam Carlisle-Millom-Carnforth.

Oct 5. 6201. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Horsham-Dorking-Leatherhead-Cheam-Clapham Junction-Gloucester and return.

Oct 29. 6201. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Rainham (Kent)-Gillingham-Rochester-Meopham-Bromley South-West Brompton-Oxford-Worcester and return. Diesel hauled Rainham-West London in each direction

September 2016

Sundays in September. 46100. ‘Border Railways Journey’. Edinburgh-Galashiels-Tweedbank-Edinburgh. Steam out, diesel return. Morning and afternoon trains.

Sept 3. 46233. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Paddington-Slough-Reading-Hungerford-Bristol TM-Taunton-Exeter-Paignton-Kingswear and return. Diesel hauled between Paddington and Taunton in each direction.

Sept10. 46201. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Paddington-Slough-Reading-Goring-Swindon-Bath-Bristol and return by diesel. Steam hauled Bristol-Hereford-Shrewsbury-Ludlow and return.

Sept 17. 46201. ‘Cathedrals Express to Cornwall’. Victoria-Reading-Westbury-St Austell-Penzance. Returns on Sept 20.

Sept 24. 34046. Banbury-Radley-Swindon-Chippenham-Melksham-Paignton-Kingswear and return. Diesel hauled between Banbury and Taunton.

Sept 28. 46201. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Victoria-Woking-Farnborough Main-Basingstoke-Southampton-Bournemouth-Swanage and return. Diesel hauled between Swanage and Southampton.

August 2016

Sundays in August. 46100. ‘Border Railways Journey’. Edinburgh-Galashiels-Tweedbank-Edinburgh. Steam out, diesel return. Morning and afternoon trains.

Aug 13 & 20. 46100. ‘Afternoon Circular’. Edinburgh-Fife-Edinburgh.

Aug 14. 6233. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Kings Cross-Potters Bar-Stevenage-St Neots-Grantham-Retford-York and return.

Aug 23. 6201. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Victoria-Hounslow-Virginia Water-Ascot-Reading-Newbury Racecourse-Castle Cary-Minehead and return.

Aug 28. 6201. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Kings Cross-Potters Bar-Stevenage-Huntingdon-Peterborough-Matlock-Rowlsey and return.

July 2016

July 9. 6201. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Southend Victoria-Hockley-Wickford-Shenfield-Stratford-Worcester Shrub Hill-Oxford and return. Diesel Southend-West London in each direction.

July 15. 34046. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Victoria-Hounslow-Staines-Bracknell-Reading Bath Spa-Bristol Temple Meads and return.

July 19. 6201. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Victoria-Woking-Winchfield-Basingstoke-Southampton-Brockenhurst Bournemouth Weymouth and return to Waterloo. Diesel hauled Weymouth to Southampton.

July 24. 34046. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Victoria-Bromley South-Borough Green-Canterbury West-Margate-Whitstable-Faversham and return

July 28. 6201. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Paddington-Slough-Twyford-Reading-Didcot-Swindon-Gloucester-Lydney-Cardiff and return.

June 2016

June 1. 60103. ‘Surrey Hills Lunchtime Tour’. Victoria-Surrey Hills-Victoria.

June 1. 60103. ‘Surrey Hills Evening Tour’. Victoria-Surrey Hills-Victoria.

June 5. TBA and 60103. ‘Cambrian Coast Express’. Paddington-Llandudno. Chester-Paddington. Diesel hauled Shrewsbury and Pwlhelli. 60103 Crewe-London section.

June 28. 61306. Cathedrals Express’. Victoria-Woking-Franbrough-Basingstoke-Southampton-Bournemouth-Swanage and return.

May 2016

May 10. 60103. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Kings Cross-Hertford North-Hitchin-Huntingdon-Retford-Doncaster-York and return by diesel. Flying Scotsman York-Newcastle and return.

May 14. ‘Flying Scotsman to Edinburgh’. Kings Cross-York by diesel. Flying Scotsman York-Edinburgh.

May 15. 60103. ‘Borders Scotsman’. Edinburgh-Tweedbank and returns by diesel.

May 15. 60103. ‘Fife Evening Circular’. Edinburgh-Forth Bridge-Edinburgh.

May 17. 60103. ‘Flying Scotsman from Edinburgh’. Edinburgh-York by Flying Scotsman and York-Doncaster-Huntingdon-Hertford North-Kings Cross by diesel.

May 19. 60103. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Kings Cross-York by diesel and York-Kings Cross by 60103.

May 21. 60103. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Paddington-Reading-Salisbury and return May 21. 60103. ‘Hampshire Cream Tea’. Salisbury area circular trip.

May 25. 60103. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Victoria-Surrey Hills-Victoria.

May 28. 60103. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Paddington-Reading-Salisbury and return May 28. 60103. ‘Hampshire Cream Tea’. Salisbury area circular trip.

April 2016

April 2. 34067. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Euston-Milton Keynes-Northampton-Rugby-Nuneaton-Lichfield-Chester and return

April 13. 34067. ‘Cathedrals Express’. West Brompton-Cheam-Leatherhead-Guildford-Salisbury-Bath-Bristol and return.

April 21. 6201. Queen’s 90th Birthday tour. Victoria-Surrey Hills-Victoria (Day and evening services).

April 23. 6201. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Paddington-Slough-Twyford-Reading-Oxford-Warwick-Stratford and return.

March 2016

These trains may be affected by the West Coast Railway suspension

March 12. 6201. ‘Cathedrals Express’. East Grinstead-Lingfield-Oxted-Upper Warlingham-Hayes and Harlington-Oxford-Worcester and return.

March 17. 6201. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Kings Cross-Hertford North-Stevenage-Huntingdon-Lincoln and return

March 19. 6201. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Southend East-Basildon-Upminster-West Hampstead-Oxford-Worcester and return. Diesel hauled between West London and Southend in each direction.

September 2015

Sept 3. 46233. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Rugby-Northampton-Milton Keynes-Watford Jcn.-Slough-Bath-Bristol and return.

Sept 8. 10A Pool. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Colchester-Ipswich-Bury St Edmunds-Ely-March-Peterborough-Grantham-Skipton-Hellifield and back by Diesel. Steam Hellifield-Carlisle and return.

Sept 10. 46233. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Victoria-Chiswick-Hounslow-Staines-Ascot-Bracknell-Reading-Swindon-Gloucester-Lydney-Cardiff and return.

Sept 14. ‘10A Pool’. ‘The Lakes Express (Day 1)’. Euston-Milton Keynes-Northampton-Oxenholme-Penrith.

Sept 16. ‘10A Pool’. ‘Cumbrian Coast & Yorkshire Dales Express’. Carnforth-Millom-Carlisle-Settle-Carnforth.

Sept 17. ‘10A Pool’. ‘The Lakes Express (Day 3)’. Penrith-Euston as outward on Sept 14.

Sept 22. 61306. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Horsham-Ockley-Holmwood-Dorking-Leatherhead-Cheam-West Brompton-Bath-Bristol and return.

Sept 24. 61306. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Victoria-Purley-Reigate-Dorking-Shalford-Guildford-Crowthorne-Cheltenham-Worcester and return.

Sept 27. 61306. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Paddington-Slough-Maidenhead-Twyford-Reading-Newbury-Taunton-Exeter-Paignton-Kingswear and return.

Sept 29. 61306. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Banbury-Radley-Swindon-Chippenham-Melksham-Taunton-Exeter-Paignton-Kingswear and return.

June 2015

June 2. 61306. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Paddington-Slough-Maidenhead-Reading-

Oxford-Banbury-Leamington-Nuneaton-Lichfield-Chester and return.

June 4. 60007. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Victoria-Chiswick-Egham-Ascot-Bracknell-Reading-Bath-Bristol and return.

June 7. 60007. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Paddington-Slough-Maidenhead-Twyford-Reading-Goring-Oxford-Worcester and return.

June 11. 60007. ‘Cathedrals Express’. West Brompton-Cheam-Epsom-Leatherhead-Effingham Jcn.-Guildford-Petersfield-Havant-Eastleigh-Salisbury-Exeter-Paignton-Kingswear and return.

June 25. 61306. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Euston-Milton Keynes-Northampton-Nuneaton-Stafford-Chester-Bangor-Holyhead and return.

June 30. 60007. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Southend Airport-Wickford-Shenfield-Stratford-Slough-Reading-Exeter-Paignton-Kingswear and return.

August 2015

Aug 16. 61306. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Kings Cross-Hatfield-Biggleswade-Huntingdon-Newark-York and return.

Aug 22. 61306. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Southend Airport-Hockley-Wickford-Shenfield-Stratford-Warwick-Stratford on Avon and return. (Diesel hauled Southend to West London and return).

Aug 29. 61306. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Salisbury-Andover-Whitchurch-Basingstoke-Farnborough Main-Woking-West Byfleet-Hounslow-Clapham Jcn.-Canterbury and return.

July 2015

July 5. 60007. ‘Cathedrals Express to Edinburgh’. Kings Cross-Hertford North-Stevenage-Peterborough-Retford-York-Edinburgh.

July 6. 60009. ‘Fife Circle Lunchtime circular’. Edinburgh Waverley-Forth Bridge circular service.

July 6. 47 (WCR). ‘Cathedrals Express’. Edinburgh-Dundee and return.

July 7. 60007. ‘Cathedrals Express to Edinburgh’. Edinburgh-Kings Cross as outward on July 5.

July 9. 61306. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Waterloo-Woking-Brookwood-Southampton-Dorchester-Weymouth and return.

July 14. 2 X 47 (WCR). ‘Cathedrals Express’. Gravesend-Strood-Snodland-Maidstone West-Yalding-Tonbridge-Edenbridge-Redhill-Dorking-Guildford-Minehead and return.

July 18. 70000. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Paddington-Slough-Maidenhead-Reading-Newbury-Taunton-Exeter-Newton Abbot-Plymouth and return.

July 26. 61306. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Windsor ER-Datchet-Wraysbury-Staines-Twickenham -Clapham Jcn.-East Croydon-Merstham-Redhill-Penshurst-Canterbury West-Whitstable-Faversham and return.

May 2015

May 16. 10A Pool. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Euston-Watford Junction- Milton Keynes-Northampton-Lichfield Trent Valley-Crewe-Carlisle and return. Steam hauled between Carnforth and Carlisle and return.

May 19. 70013. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Victoria-Clapham Junction-Twickenham-Staines- Brookwood-Basingstoke-Bournemouth-Corfe Castle-Swanage and return.

May 21. 60007. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Kings Cross-Potters Bar-Stevenage-Huntingdon-Peterborough-Retford-York-Scarborough and return. Diesel hauled outwards and

steam return.

May 28. 60007. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Victoria-Clapham Jcn.-Feltham-Ascot-Reading-Minehead and return.

April 2015

April. 1. 61306. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Oxford-Goring-Theale-Aldermaston-Newbury-Taunton Exeter Paignton-Kingswear and return.

April. 8. 61306. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Salisbury-Andover-Whitchurch-Basingstoke-Farnborough Main-Woking-West Byfleet-Hounslow-Clapham Junction-Canterbury West and return.

April. 16. 10A Pool. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Colchester-Ipswich-Bury St Edmunds-Ely-March- Peterborough-Grantham-Carlisle and return. Steam hauled Hellifield to Carlisle and return.

April. 19. 61306. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Paddington-Slough-Maidenhead-Twyford-Reading-Newbury-Taunton-Exeter-Paignton-Kingswear and return.

April. 28. 61306. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Horsham-Ockley-Holmwood-Dorking (Main)-Leatherhead-Cheam-West Brompton-Bath-Bristol and return.

March 2015

March 1. 61306. ‘St David’s Day Cathedrals Express’. Paddington-Slough-Maidenhead-Twyford-Reading- Goring & Streatley-Swindon-Gloucester-Chepstow-Lydney-Cardiff and return.

March 7. 61306. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Southend-Basildon-Upminster-Barking-West Hampstead-Slough-Reading-Bath-Bristol TM and return.

March 12. 61306. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Kings Cross-Hertford North-Hitchin-Arlesey-Huntingdon-Peterborough-Retford-York and return.

March 21. 61306. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Horsted Keynes-East Grinstead-Lingfield-Cambridge-Ely and return.

February 2015

Feb 11. 61306. Norwich-Ipswich- Colchester-Witham-Windsor & Eton Riverside-Willesden area. Diesel hauled Willesden area to Norwich.

Feb 14. 61306. ‘Valentine’s Day Brief Evening Encounter in Brighton’. Victoria-Brighton and return.

Feb 14. 61306. ‘Valentine’s Day Luncheon’. Victoria- Putney-Chiswick- Addlestone-Woking-Havant area circular trip.

December 2014

Dec 2. 45407+44871. ‘Bath Christmas Market’. Victoria-East Croydon-Redhill-Dorking-Shalford-Guildford-North Camp-Bath-Bristol and return.

Dec 4. 60019. ‘York St. Nicholas Fayre’. Kings Cross-Hertford North-Stevenage-Hitchin-Sandy-St. Neots-Peterborough-Retford-York and return.

Dec 6. 45407+44871. ‘Norwich Carols’. Southend East-Upminster-Barking-Broxbourne-Cambridge-Norwich and return.

Dec 9. 45407+44871. ‘Ely Carols’. Horsham-Ockley-Holmwood-Dorking-Leatherhead-Cheam-West Brompton-Ely and return.

Dec 11. 45407+44871. ‘Oxford Carols’. Peterborough-Ely-Cambridge-Audley End-Harlow Town-Oxford and return. Diesel hauled between London and Peterborough.

Dec 16. 45407+44871. ‘Christmas Bath’. Newington-Rainham-Rochester-Meopham- Bromley South-Clapham High Street-Kensington Olympia-Slough-Maidenhead-Reading-Bath-Bristol and return.

Dec 23. 45407+44871. ‘White Cliffs Christmas Circular’. Victoria-East Croydon-Purley-Redhill-Godstone-Penshurst-Tonbridge-Headcorn-Ashford and return via Dover.

November 2014

Nov 1. 45699/46115. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Euston-Watford Junction-Berkhamsted-Milton Keynes-Northampton-Rugby-Lichfield Trent Valley-Stafford-Crewe-Preston-Carlisle and return. Steam hauled Carnforth-Carlisle-Blackburn. Diesel hauled for the rest of the trip.

Nov 22. 70013. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Euston-Milton Keynes-Northampton-Rugby-Nuneaton-Lichfield Trent Valley-Chester and return.

Nov 29. 45407+44871. ‘Ludlow Medieval Fayre’. (Diesel hauled between Paddington and Bristol and return). Paddington-Slough-Maidenhead-Twyford-Reading-Goring & Streatley-Swindon-Hereford-Ludlow-Shrewsbury and return.

October 2014

Oct 2. 34046. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Alresford-Alton-Farnham-Aldershot-Sheffield Park and return.

Oct 9. 70013. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Tonbridge-Bromley South-Clapham Junction-Chiswick-Egham-Ascot-Bath-Bristol and return

Oct 16. 70013. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Newbury-Aldermaston-Reading-Twyford-Slough-Ealing Broadway-West Hampstead-Cambridge-Ely and return.

September 2014

Sept 13. 47 /70000. ‘Ludlow Food Fayre’. Clapham Jcn.-Staines-Woking-Salisbury-Westbury-Bath-Bristol Temple Meads-Hereford-Ludlow-Shrewsbury and return. Steam between Bristol and Shrewsbury and return.

Sept 16. 47/4464. ‘Cathedrals Express Exeter and Kingswear’. Clapham Junction-Wimbledon Surbiton-Woking-Salisbury-Westbury- Exeter-Paignton-Kingswear and return. Steam between Westbury and Kingswear and return.

Sept 20. 46233. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Euston-Watford Jcn.-Milton Keynes-Northampton-Rugby-Litchfield-Crewe-Chester-Bangor-Holyhead and return. (Diesel or electric hauled between Euston and Crewe in both directions).

Sept 25. 47/4464. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Oxford-Goring & Streatley Aldermaston –Newbury-Westbury-Exeter-Paignton-Kingswear and return. (Diesel hauled between Oxford and Westbury in both direction).

Sept 28. 70013. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Reading Wokingham-Ascot-Staines-Hounslow-Chiswick-Putney-Clapham Junction-Bromley South-Canterbury West and return

June 2014

June 1. 34046. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Victoria-Clapham Junction-Chiswick–Feltham-Woking-Winchester-Southampton-Salisbury-Sherborne-Sherborne-Yeovil and return.

June 5. 10A Pool. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Radlett-St Albans-Bedford-Leicester-East Midlands Parkway-Sheffield to Hellifield by Diesel then steam via Settle to Carlisle and return.

June 14. 60009. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Southend-Basildon-Upminster-Broxbourne-Cambridge-Ely-York and return. (Note - Limited steam haulage, mainly diesel hauled).

June 21. 70013. ‘White Cliffs Lunchtime Circular’. Victoria-Bromley South-Paddock Wood and return via Dover.

June 21. 70013. ‘White Cliffs Evening Circular’. Victoria-Bromley South-Otford-West Malling and return (via Dover).

June 26. 34046. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Waterloo-Woking-Weymouth and return.

June 28. 70000. ‘Cathedrals Express’. Ipswich-Colchester-Shenfield-Kensington Olympia- Bromley South-Canterbury West and return. Diesel hauled from London area to Ipswich.

May 2014

The Steam Dreams ‘The Highlands and Islands Explorer’ UK tour

May 9. 46233 & 44871+45407. Victoria-Crewe-Appleby (Day 1 of 9)

May 10. 44871+45407. (Day 2 of 9). Appleby-Inverness

May 11. 44871/45407. (Day 3 of 9). Inverness-Kyle of Lochalsh-Inverness

May 12. 44871+45407. Inverness-Dunrobin Castle-Inverness.(Day 4 of 9)

May 13. 44871+45407. Inverness-Fort William (Day 5 of 9)

May 14. 44871+45407. Fort William-Oban-Fort William. (Day 6 of 9)

May 15. 44871+45407. Fort William-Mallaig-Fort William.

May 16. 44871+45407: Fort William-Durham. (Day 8 of 9)

May 17. 60009. Durham-London Victoria. (Day 9 of 9).

May 22. 60009. ‘The Cathedrals Express’. Kings Cross-Hertford-Stevenage-Peterborough-York and return.

May 29. 60019. ‘The Cathedrals Express’. Northampton-Milton Keynes-Berkhamsted-Watford Junction-West Brompton-Salisbury and return.

April 2014

Apr 8. 70013. ‘The Cathedrals Express’. Ashford-Tonbridge-Orpington-Bromley-Kensington Olympia-Winchester and return.

Apr 10. 60007. ‘The Cathedrals Express’. Woking-Guildford-Haslemere-Petersfield-Havant-Hedge End-Eastleigh-Salisbury-Westbury diesel and steam Westbury to Kingswear and return.

Apr 13. 34046. ‘The Cathedrals Express’. Paddington-Beaconsfield-Warwick-Stratford and return.

Apr 23. 70000. ‘The Cathedrals Express’. Salisbury-Westbury-Trowbridge-Melksham-Chippenham-Swindon-Oxford-Stratford and return.

August 2013

Aug 10. 60163. ‘The Cathedrals Express’. Kings Cross-Potters Bar-Stevenage-Peterborough-York-Newcastle and return.

Aug 24. 70000. ‘The Cathedrals Express’. Euston-Milton Keynes-Wolverton-Northampton-Nuneaton-Lichfield-Shrewsbury and return.

Aug 31. 35028. ‘The Cathedrals Express’. Waterloo-Woking-Weymouth and Southampton-Waterloo.


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