The Railway Touring Company

A guide to all of their charter train services.

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

November 2013

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Nov 2. 70013. ‘The Bluebell Explorer’. Bridgnorth-Bewdley-Kidderminster-Stourbridge Jcn.-Birmingham NS and Int.-Horsted Keynes-Sheffield Park and return.

Nov 9. 44932. ‘The. Bluebell Explorer’. Victoria-Uckfield-Sheffield Park and return.

Nov 11. 44932. ‘The Kentish Belle Armistice Day’. Victoria-Margate and return.

Nov 23. 34067. ‘The Capital Christmas Express’. Weymouth-Poole-Bournemouth-Southampton-Eastleigh-Waterloo and return.

Nov 23. 60009. ‘The Tynsider’. Newcastle-Durham-Darlington-York-Kings Cross. Returns by diesel from London.

Nov 28. 34067. ‘The Bath and Bristol Christmas Markets’. Poole-Branksome, Bournemouth-Christchurch-Southampton-Eastleigh-Salisbury-Bath-Bristol and return.

Nov 30. 60009. ‘The Christmas White Rose. Cambridge-Ely-March-Peterborough-York and return.

Nov 30. 70013. ‘The Christmas Cheshireman’. Bristol-Filton Abbey Wood-Cwmbran-Abergavenny-Hereford-Chester and return.

April 2013

April 20. 70000+34067 (Both from Exeter). Day 1. Victoria-Salisbury-Exeter-Par.

April 21. 34067+5029. Day 2. Newquay-Cardiff double headed Newquay-Bristol.

April 22. 44871+45407. Day 3. Cardiff-Preston


April 23. 46233. Day 4. Preston-Edinburgh.

April 24. 44871+45407. Day 5. Edinburgh-Stirling-Perth-Aberdeen. (60009 Aberdeen-Edinburgh).

April 25. 70013. Day 6 - Train 1. Edinburgh-Thornton Jcn.-Perth-Inverness

April 25. 61994. Day 6 - Train 2. Edinburgh-Thornton Jcn.-Fort William. (Trains 1 and 2 run together to Thornton Jcn.).

April 26. 44871. Day 7. Inverness-Kyle and return.

April 26. 61994. Day 7. Fort William-Mallaig and return.

April 27. 61994. Day 8 - Train 1. Fort William-Edinburgh.

April 27. 70013. Day 8 - Train 2. Inverness-Perth-Edinburgh.

April 28. 60009 + 70013. Day 9. Edinburgh-York-Kings Cross. (Engines change at York).


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