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Saturday 4th February 2023

The Bath & Gloucester Steam Express (Railway Touring Company)

Additional Tour Information

Returning timings still not released in the system. Departure from Gloucester expected around 16:00

Added 13:46 on Friday 3rd February 2023

Saturday 11th February 2023

The Wolf Hall Thunderer (Branch Line Society)

  • 50008 and 37403 tnt Derby P5 (PU 05.25) – East Midlands Parkway P2 (PU 05.41) – Leicester P3 (PU 06.05) – Market Harborough – Kettering P1 (PU 06.52) – Up Slow - Wellingborough P4 – Sharnbrook Jn US to UF – Bedford P3 (PU 07.23) – Harlington – Up Sundon Loop – Luton P2 – Elstree & Borehamwood – Silkstream Jn – Up Slow – Kentish Town P3 – Up & Dn Relief – London St Pancras P3 (PU 08.49 / RM) – West Hampstead South Jn – Down Hendon – Cricklewood Curve – Dudding Hill Jn – Acton Wells Jn – South Acton Jn – Old Kew Jn – Hounslow Jn – Whitton Jn – Twickenham P3 (RM) – Strawberry Hill – Fulwell Junction – Shepperton (RM) – Kempton Park – Strawberry Hill – Twickenham P3 (RM) – Strawberry Hill – Shacklegate Jn – Kingston – New Malden – Wimbledon P9 (RM) – Raynes Park – Motspur Park Jn –– Epsom P2 – Leatherhead – Bookham – Effingham Junction – Guildford P3 (RM / Photo Stop) – Woking P2 – Hampton Court Jn – Surbiton P2 (RM) – Dn Hampton Court – Hampton Court P2 (RM) – Dn Hampton Court (Up direction) – Surbiton P4 (RM) – Guildford P3 (RM) – Woking P2 – Wimbledon P6 – Clapham Junction P8 – London Waterloo P10 (SD 16.09 / RM) – Clapham Junction P9 – Chessington South (RM) – Wimbledon P5 – Clapham Junction P10 – London Waterloo P18 (break 17.29 – 18.37 / RM) – Clapham Junction P5 – Barnes P3 – New Kew Jn – Kew East Jn – South Acton Jn – Acton Wells Jn – Dudding Hill Jn – Brent Curve Jn – Dn Hendon – Silkstream Jn – St Albans P2 – Luton P3 – Leagrave Jn – Bedford South Jn DS to DF – Bedford P4 (SD 20.41) – Wellingborough Dn Goods Loop – Kettering P4 (SD 21.29) – Market Harborough – Leicester P1 (SD 22.00) – Humberstone Road Up & Dn Goods – East Midlands Parkway P3 (SD 22.38) – Derby P6 (SD 22.58)

Cumbrian Mountain Express (Railway Touring Company)

  • 86259 London Euston (pu) - Watford Junction (by service train to Milton Keynes) (pu) - Milton Keynes Central (pu) - Northampton (by service train to Rugby) (pu) - Rugby (pu) - Nuneaton (pu) - Crewe (pu) - Preston (pu) - Carnforth
  • Carnforth Steam Pool Carnforth - Shap - Carlisle
  • Carnforth Steam Pool Carlisle - Appleby - S&C - Hellifield - Blackburn - Preston
  • 86259 Preston - Crewe (sd) - Nuneaton (sd) - Rugby (sd) - (Northampton (sd) - by service train from Rugby) - Milton Keynes Central (sd) - (Watford Junction (sd) - by service train from Milton Keynes Central)- London Euston

The Lakelander (Saphos Trains)

  • LSL Diesel Rugby (pu) - Coventry (pu) - Birmingham International (pu) - Tame Bridge Parkway (pu) - Wolverhampton (pu) - Stafford (pu) - Crewe (pu) - Warrington Bank Quay (pu) - Wigan North Western (pu) - Preston (pu) -
  • LSL Steam Pool Preston - Shap - Carlisle
  • LSL Steam Pool Carlisle - Cumbrian Coast Line - Carnforth - Preston (sd) - Wigan North Western (sd) - Warrington Bank Quay (sd) - Crewe
  • TBA Crewe (sd) - Stafford (sd) - Wolverhampton (sd) - Tame Bridge Parkway (sd) - Birmingham International (sd) - Coventry (sd) - Rugby
  •   Timings for Crewe-Rugby (ECS), Rugby-Carlisle, Carlisle-Rugby.

Sunday 12th February 2023

The Technical Cobra (Branch Line Society)

  • 37403 Derby P3 (08.45 PU) – RTC Derby (RM) – Derby P7 – Broadholme DPL – Chesterfield P1 (PU 10.19) – Dn Heeley Loop – Sheffield Up Station Siding No 1 – Brightside Reception No 1 – Brightside Up & Dn Slow – Barnsley – Wakefield Kirkgate P3 – Crofton East Jn (RM) – Oakenshaw UGL – Cobra Siding (RM) – Calder Bridge Jn (RM) – Turners Lane Jn – Wakefield Europort (RM) – Turners Lane Jn – Oakenshaw Jn – Pontefract Monkhill (break) – Glashoughton – Castleford – Gascoigne Wood Down Loop (RM) – South Milford – Leeds Through Road – Kirkstall Dn Loop – Apperley Bridge (SD 17.15) – Skipton P4 (SD 17.41) – Settle – Carlisle P3 (SD 19.26) – Beattock Summit DPL – Carstairs – Motherwell P2 (SD 21.23) – Coatbridge Central – Falkirk Grahamston P1 (SD 21.54)

Additional Tour Information

Top and tail assistance will be provided by Class 50 No. 50008 'Thundere' between Derby and Gascoigne Wood.

Added 14:54 on Saturday 31st December 2022

(Empty Stock Movement)

Additional Tour Information

Stock from previous day's Saphos Trains charter.

Added 17:04 on Wednesday 11th January 2023

The Shakespeare Express (two Return Workings) (Vintage Trains)

Saturday 18th February 2023

The Cotswold Venturer (Railway Touring Company)

Settle & Carlisle Circular (Statesman Rail)

The Heart Of Avon (UK Railtours)

  •   London Paddington (pu) - Slough (pu) - Reading (pu) - Bath Spa (sd) - Bristol Temple Meads (break/rev) & return
Cancelled

Friday 24th February 2023

The Push-Pull Scottish Tour: Day 1 (Inter-City)

  • 47712 Crewe (pu) - Warrington Bank Quay (pu) - Wigan North Western (pu) - Preston (pu) - Carlisle (pu) - Beattock - Carstairs - Edinburgh Waverley

Saturday 25th February 2023

The Push-Pull Scottish Tour: Day 2 (Inter-City)

  • 47712 Edinburgh Waverley (pu) - Glasgow Queen Street - (Edinburgh Waverley - Glasgow Queen Street - Edinburgh Waverley) Stirling - Perth - Aviemore - Inverness

Additional Tour Information

It is suggested there will more than one high-speed run between Edinburgh Waverley - Glasgow Queen Street before heading north. Confirmation awaited.

Added 17:12 on Monday 5th December 2022

Sunday 26th February 2023

The Push-Pull Scottish Tour: Day 3 (Inter-City)

  • 47712 Inverness - Elgin - Aberdeen - Montrose - Dundee - Perth - Stirling - Glasgow Queen Street (rev) - Edinburgh Waverley - Dunbar - Berwick- upon -Tweed - Newcastle upon Tyne (sd) - York (sd) - Manchester Victoria (sd) - Warrington Bamk Quay (sd) - Crewe

Wednesday 1st March 2023

St David's Day Welsh Marches Express (Saphos Trains)

  • LSL Diesel Holyhead (pu) - Bangor (pu) - Llandudno Junction (pu) - Colwyn Bay (pu) - Rhyl (pu) - Prestatyn (pu) - Flint (pu) - Chester (pu) - Crewe (pu) -
  • LSL Steam Pool Crewe - Shrewsbury - Hereford - Cardiff Central
  • LSL Steam Pool Cardiff Central (pu) - Hereford - Shrewsbury - Crewe
  • LSL Diesel Crewe - Chester (sd) - Flint (sd) - Prestatyn (sd) - Rhyl (sd) - Colwyn Bay (sd) - Llandudno Junction (sd) - Bangor (sd) - Holyhead

Saturday 4th March 2023

The Cheshireman (Railway Touring Company)

  • Carnforth Steam Pool London Euston (pu) - Watford Junction (pu) - Milton Keynes Central (pu) - Northampton (pu) - Rugby (pu) - Nuneaton (pu) - Crewe - Chester (break/rev) & return

The Golden Arrow (Saphos Trains)

  • LSL Diesel Birmingham International (pu) - Coventry (pu) - Rugby (pu) - Long Buckby (pu) - Northampton (pu) - Milton Keynes central (pu) - Leighton Buzzard (pu) - Hemel Hempstead (pu) - Watford Junction (pu) - West London
  • LSL Steam Pool West London (tba) - Ashford International - Canterbury West (break) - Dover Priory - Folkestone Central - Ashford International - West London (tba)
  • LSL Diesel West London - Watford Junction (sd) - Hemel hempstead (sd) - Leighton Buzzard (sd) - Milton Keynes Central (sd) - Northampton (sd) - Long Buckby (sd) - Rugby (sd) - Coventry (sd) - Birmingham International

Private Charter For CBS Shareholders (Vintage Trains)

  • 5043 and 7029 Birmingham Moor Street - Didcot Parkway (break/rev) & return

Additional Tour Information

Special working for shareholders, and first train in "Castle Centenary' series.

Added 17:01 on Thursday 10th November 2022

Saturday 11th March 2023

The Stratford Flyer (Railway Touring Company)

  • Carnforth Steam Pool Manchester Piccadilly (pu) - Stockport (pu) - Wilmslow (pu) - Crewe (pu) - Stafford - Birmingham New Street - Stratford-upon-Avon (break/rev) & return

Lord Of The Isles Statesman: Day 1 (Statesman Rail)

  • LSL tba Rugby (pu) - Nuneaton (pu) - Tamworth Low Level (pu) - Lichfield Trent Valley (pu) - Stafford (pu) - Crewe (pu) - Warrington Bank Quay (pu) - Wigan North Western (pu) - Preston (pu) - Forth Bridge - Perth - Aviemore - Inverness

The South Wales Explorer (Vintage Trains)

  • Diesel tba Dorridge (pu) - Widney Manor (pu) - Birmingham Moor Street (pu) - Birmingham Snow Hill (pu) - Kidderminster (pu) - Worcester Shrub Hill (pu) - Cheltenham (pu) - Cardiff Central (break/rev) & return

Sunday 12th March 2023

Lord Of The Isles: Day 2 (Statesman Rail)



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Monday 13th March 2023

Lord Of The Isles: Day 3 (Statesman Rail)

  • LSL Class 47 (Pair) Inverness (pu) - Perth - Stirling - Preston (sd) - Wigan North western (sd) - warrington Bank Quay (sd) - Crewe (sd) - Stafford (sd) - Lichfield Trent Valley (sd) - Tamworth Low Level (sd) - Nuneaton (sd) - Rugby

Thursday 16th March 2023

(Steam Dreams)

  • Steam TBA London Victoria (pu) - Slough (pu) - Bath Spa (break/rev) & return

Saturday 18th March 2023

The Second Bite (Branch Line Society)

  • 50008 and Class 37 tba Derby (PU 05.03) – Long Eaton – Nottingham (PU 05.37 / RM) – Meadow Lane Jn – Dn Toton Goods – Alfreton P1 (PU 06.14) – Chesterfield P1 (PU 06.29) – Sheffield P5 (PU 06.50) – Brightside Up East Slow – Brightside Up & Dn Slow – Barnsley – Wakefield Kirkgate – Church Fenton P3 (photo stop) – York (PU 09.28) – Northallerton – Eaglescliffe – Middlesbrough – Battersby Loop (RM) – Grosmont (SD 12.37) – Whitby (break / RM) – Grosmont (PU 14.55) – Battersby (photo stop / RM) – Middlesbrough – Hartburn Jn – Norton on Tees West Jn – Ferryhill Up Sidings (RM) – Darlington Up Main – Northallerton – York P11 (SD 18.58) – Doncaster Up Fast – Ranskill UPL – Retford P2 (SD 20.23 / RM) – Whisker Hill Curve – Worksop – Sheffield P8 (SD 21.25) – Chesterfield P3 (SD 21.47) – Alfreton P2 (SD 22.09) – Radford Jn – Nottingham P1 (SD 22.38 / RM) – Long Eaton – Derby P5 (SD 23.18)

The Great Eastern (Pathfinder Tours)

  • 40145 Crewe (pu) - Stafford (pu) - Tame Bridge Parkway (pu) - Birmingham New Street (pu) - Coleshill Parkway (pu) - Nuneaton (pu) - Leicester (pu) - Peterborough - March - Thetford - Wymondham (sd) - Norwich (break) - Great Yarmouth & return

Cumbrian Mountain Express (Railway Touring Company)

  • 86259 London Euston (pu) - Watford Junction (by service train to Milton Keynes) (pu) - Milton Keynes Central (pu) - Northampton (by service train to Rugby) (pu) - Rugby (pu) - Nuneaton (pu) - Crewe (pu) - Preston (pu) - Carnforth
  • Carnforth Steam Pool Carnforth - Shap - Carlisle
  • Carnforth Steam Pool Carlisle - Appleby - S&C - Hellifield - Blackburn - Preston
  • 86259 Preston - Crewe (sd) - Nuneaton (sd) - Rugby (sd) - (Northampton (sd) - by service train from Rugby) - Milton Keynes Central (sd) - (Watford Junction (sd) - by service train from Milton Keynes Central)- London Euston

Castles Up The Lickey (Morning & Afternoon Trains) (Vintage Trains)

  • 5043 or 7029 Birmingham Moor Street (pu) - Birmingham Snow Hill (pu) - Stourbridge Junction (pu) - Worcester Shrub Hill (rev) - Droitwich Spa - The Lickey Incline - Birmingham New Street

Thursday 23rd March 2023

The South Devon Express (21st Century Steam Ltd)

  •   Worcester Shrub Hill (pu) - Cheltenham (pu) - Bristol Parkway (pu) - Bristol Temple Meads (pu) - Kingswear (break/rev) & return
Postponed

Additional Tour Information

Postponed and will be related later in the summer, due to the late return to steam of A1 Class No. 60163 Tornado.

Added 14:26 on Saturday 14th January 2023

Saturday 25th March 2023

The Avon Ambassador (Hastings Diesels Limited)

  • Hastings DEMU Hastings (pu) - St Leonards Warrior Square (pu) - Battle (pu) - Etchingham (pu) - Tunbridge Wells (pu) - Tonbridge (pu) - Redhill (pu) - Guildford (pu) - Reading (pu) - Swindon - Chippenham - Bath Spa (sd) - Bristol Temple Meads (sd) and return

The Marsh Magician (Pathfinder Tours)

  • DBC Class 60 Bristol Temple Meads (pu) - Bristol Parkway (pu) - Cheltenham (pu) - Bromsgrove (pu) - Birmingham New Street (pu) - Tame Bridge Parkway (pu) Stafford (pu) - Crewe (pu) -
  • DBC Class 60 Chester Down Through – Down Chester Goods Loop – Hooton Long Sidings Run-round (Rev) – Ellesmere Port UDGL – Helsby – Warrington Bank Quay Down Slow – Earlestown – Lowton Jn – Bamfurlong Jn – Down Goods – Wigan South Jn – Wigan Wallgate – Rainford – Dale Lane Headshunt (Rev) – Knowsley Freight Terminal (Rev)– Dale Lane Headshunt (Rev) – Rainford – Wigan Wallgate – Springs Branch Jn – St Helens Central – Huyton – Olive Mount Jn – Edge Lane Jn – Regent Road L.C. – Liverpool Docks (Rev) – Bootle Branch Jn – Waterloo Sidings (Rev) – Bootle Branch Jn – Huyton – Earlestown – Winwick Jn – Dallam RMT – Warrington Bank Quay Up Goods – Crewe,
  • DBC Class 60 Crewe (sd) - Stafford s- Tame Bridge Parkway (sd) - Birmingham New Street (sd) - Bromsgrove (sd) - Cheltenham (sd) - Bristol Parkway (sd) - Bristol Temple Meads

The Edinburgh Flyer (Railway Touring Company)

  • Carnforth Steam Pool York (pu) - Durham (pu) - Newcastle upon Tyne (pu) - Edinburgh Waverley (break/rev) & return

The Mancunian (Railway Touring Company)

  • 6233 London Euston (pu) - Watford Junction (pu) - Milton Keynes Central (pu) - Northampton (pu) - Rugby (pu) - Nuneaton (pu) - Colwich - Stone - Stoke on Trent - Manchester Piccadilly
  • 6233 Manchester Victoria (pu) - Crewe - Stafford - Nuneaton (sd) - Rugby (sd) - Northampton (sd) - Milton Keynes Central (sd) - Watford Junction (sd) - London Euston

Settle & Carlisle Railway (Steam Dreams)

  • LSL Electric London Euston (pu) - Milton Keynes Central (pu) - Rugby (pu) - Lichfield Trent Valley (pu) - Crewe
  • LSL Steam tba Crewe - S&C - Carlisle
  • LSL Electric Carlisle - Shap - Crewe (sd) - Lichfield Trent Valley (sd) - Rugby (sd) - Milton Keynes Central (sd) - London Euston

Additional Tour Information

Non-steam sections stated to be diesel or electric, but the outline times from Euston to Lichfield TV are those for electric traction.

Added 15:21 on Wednesday 28th December 2022

Sunday 26th March 2023

The Cornishman (21st Century Steam Ltd)

  •   Bristol Temple Meads (pu) - Nailsea & Backwell (pu) - Taunton (pu) - Plymouth (see notes) - Bodmin Parkway (sd) - Par (sd) - Newquay
  •   (Newquay - Par by service train) Par (pu) - Bodmin Parkway (pu) - Plymouth - Taunton (sd) - Nailsea & Backwell (sd) - Bristol Temple Meads
Postponed

Additional Tour Information

Postponed and will be related later in the summer, due to the late return to steam of A1 Class No. 60163 Tornado.

Added 14:26 on Saturday 14th January 2023

Intended to be steam-hauled throughout, but if St Blazey turntable is not available the train will be steam-hauled from Par to Plymouth. Note, too, that Par to Newquay is one way, the return being by way of service train.

Added 16:32 on Tuesday 10th January 2023

The Shakespeare Express (two Return Workings) (Vintage Trains)

  • 7029 or 5043 Birmingham Snow Hill (pu) - Birmingham Moor Street (pu) - Henley-in-Arden (pu) - Stratford-upon-Avon
  • 7029 or 5043 Stratford-upon-Avon (pu) - Claverdon - Dorridge - Birmingham Moor Street (sd) - Birmingham Snow Hill

Saturday 1st April 2023

The Yorkshire Pullman (re-dated From 9 July 2022) (21st Century Steam Ltd)

  •   London King's Cross (pu) - Potters Bar (pu) - York (sd) - Harrogate
  •   York (pu) - Harrogate (pu) - Potters Bar (sd) - London King's Cross
Postponed

Additional Tour Information

Postponed and will be related later in the summer, due to the late return to steam of A1 Class No. 60163 Tornado.

Added 14:27 on Saturday 14th January 2023

Formed of Belmont British Pullman stock

Added 09:42 on Thursday 12th May 2022

The Stratford Flyer (Railway Touring Company)

  • 6233 Norwich (pu) - Thetford (pu) - March (pu) - Peterborough (pu) - Melton Mowbray - Leicester - Nuneaton - Water Orton - Tyseley - Henley-in-Arden - Stratford-upon Avon (break/rev) & return

The Golden Arrow (Saphos Trains)

  • LSL Diesel Bristol Temple Meads (pu) - Keynsham (pu) - Bath Spa (pu) - Bradford-on-Avon (pu) - Trowbridge (pu) - Pewsy (pu) - Hungerford (pu) - Newbury (pu) - Reading (pu) - Maidenhead (pu) - West London
  • LSL Steam Pool West London - Ashford International - Canterbury West (break) - Dover Priory - Folkestone Central - Ashford International - Tonbridge - West London
  • LSL Diesel West London- Maidenhead (sd) - Reading (sd) - Newbury (sd) - Hungerford (sd) - Pewsey (sd) - Trowbridge (sd) - Bradford-on-Avon (sd) - Bath Spa (sd) - Keynsham (sd) - Bristol Temple Meads

Wednesday 5th April 2023

Settle & Carlisle Circular (Statesman Rail)

  • LSL Class 47 (Pair) Hereford (pu) - Leominster (pu) - Ludlow (pu) - Craven Arms (pu) - Church stretton (pu) - Shrewsbury (pu) - Whitchurch (pu) - Crewe (pu) - S&C - Carlisle
  • LSL Class 47 (Pair) Carlsile (pu) - Shap - Crewe (sd) - Whitchurch (sd) - Shrewsbury (sd) - Church Stretton (sd) - Craven Arms (sd) - Ludlow (sd) - Leominster (sd) - Hereford

Saturday 8th April 2023

The Cumbrian Fellsman (Pathfinder Tours)

  • Diesel tba Leamington Spa (pu) - Warwick Parkway (pu) - Dorridge (pu) - Birmingham New Street (pu) - Wolverhampton (pu) - Wellington (pu) - Shrewsbury (pu) - Gobowen (pu) - Preston (pu) - Carnforth
  • Carnforth Steam Pool Carnforth - Shap - Carlisle
  • Carnforth Steam Pool Carlisle - Appleby - S&C - Hellifield - Blackburn - Preston
  • Diesel tba Preston (sd) v- Gobowen (sd) - Shrewsbury (sd) - Wellington (sd) - Wolverhampton (sd) - Birmingham New Street (sd) - Dorridge (sd) - Warwick Parkway (sd) - Leamington Spa

The Cotswold Explorer (Saphos Trains)

  • LSL Diesel Norwich (pu) - Diss (pu) - Stowmarket (pu) - Ipswich (pu) - Manningtree (pu) - Colchester (pu) - Chelmsford (pu) - Romford (pu) - West London
  • LSL Steam Pool West London - Reading - Oxford - Evesham - Worcester Shrub Hill
  • LSL Steam Pool Worcester Shrub Hill - Cheltenham - Stroud - Kemble - Swindon - Reading - West London
  • LSL Diesel West London - Romford (sd) - Chelmsford (sd) - Colchester (sd) - Manningtree (sd) - Ipswich (sd) - Stowmarket (sd) - Diss (sd) - Norwich

Friday 14th April 2023

The Spring Highlander: Day 1 (Pathfinder Tours)

  • To be confirmed Cheltenham Spa (pu) - Stroud (pu) - Kemble (pu) - Swindon (pu) - Oxford (pu) - Banbury (pu) - Leamington Spa (pu) - Coventry (pu) - Birmingham International (pu) - Derby (pu) - York - Newcastle upon Tyne (break) - Berwick upon Tweed - Dumbarton

Saturday 15th April 2023

The Spring Highlander: Day 2 (Pathfinder Tours)

  • To be confirmed Dumbarton - Stirling - Perth - Dundee (break/rev) & return

The Great Britain XV: Day 1 (Railway Touring Company)

  • Steam TBA London Paddington (pu) - Reading - Newbury - Westbury - Exeter St Davids - Plymouth
  • Steam TBA Plymouth - Exeter St Davids - taunton - Bristol Temple Meads

Great Western Envoy (Saphos Trains)

  • LSL Diesel Rugby (pu) - Long Buckby (pu) - Northampton (pu) - Milton Keynes Central (pu) - Leighjton Buzzard (pu) - Hemel Hempstead (pu) - Watford Junction (pu) - West London
  • LSL Steam Pool West London - Bath Spa (sd) - Bristol Temple Meads
  • LSL Steam Pool Bristol Temple Meads u- Bath Spa (pu) - West London
  • LSL Diesel West L>London - Watford Junction (sd) - Hemel Hempstead (sd) - Leighton Buzzard (sd) -Milton Keynes Central (sd) - Northampton (sd) - Long Bickby (sd) - Rugby

Sunday 16th April 2023

The Spring Highlander: Day 3 (Pathfinder Tours)

  • To be confirmed Dumbarton - Crianlarich - Rannoch - Spean Bridge (sd) - Fort William (break/rev) & return

The Great Britain XV: Day 2 (Railway Touring Company)

  • Steam TBA Bristol Temple Meads (pu) - Severn Tunnel - Abergavenny - Hereford - Shrewsbury - Wrexham General - Chester (rev) - Rhyl - Llandudno Junction - Bangor - Holyhead
  • WCRC Class 47/57 Holyhead - Bangor - Llandudno Junction

The Shakespeare Express (two Return Workings) (Vintage Trains)

  • 7029 or 5043 Birmingham Snow Hill (pu) - Birmingham Moor Street (pu) - Henley-in-Arden (pu) - Stratford-upon-Avon
  • 7029 or 5043 Stratford-upon-Avon (pu) - Claverdon - Dorridge - Birmingham Moor Street (sd) - Birmingham Snow Hill


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Monday 17th April 2023

The Spring Highlander: Day 4 (Pathfinder Tours)

  • To be confirmed Dumbarton - Berwick-upon-Tweed - Newcastle upon Tyne - York - Derby (sd) - Birmingham International (sd) - Coventry (sd) - Leamington Spa (sd) - Banbury (sd) - Oxford (sd) - Swindon (sd) - Kemble (sd) - Stroud (sd) - Cheltenham Spa

Tuesday 18th April 2023

The Great Britain XV: Day 4 (day 3 Is A Rest Day) (Railway Touring Company)

  • Steam TBA Llandudno Junction (pu) - Chester - Warrington Bank Quay - Preston - Carnforth (locomotive swap) - Shap - Carlisle - Beattock - Carstairs - Edinburgh Waverley

Wednesday 19th April 2023

The Great Britain XV: Day 5 (Railway Touring Company)

  • Steam TBA Edinburgh Waverley (pu) - Forth Bridge - Kirkcaldy - Perth - Dundee - Montrose - Aberdeen
  • Steam TBA Aberdeen - Montrose - Dundee - perth - Gleneagles - Stirling - Larbert - Linlithgow - Edinburgh Waverley

Dorset Coast Statesman (Statesman Rail)

  • LSL Class 47 (Pair) Crewe (pu) - Stafford (pu) - Rugeley trent Valley (pu) - Lichfield Trent Valley (pu) - Tamworth Low Level (pu) - Nuneaton (pu) - Rugby (pu) - Long Buckby (pu) - Milton Keynes Central (pu) - Bournemouth (sd) = Poole (sd) - Weymouth (break/rev) & return

Thursday 20th April 2023

The Great Britain XV: Day 6 (Railway Touring Company)

  • Steam TBA Edinburgh Waverley (pu) - Carstairs - Beattock - Carlisle - S&C - hellifield - Blackburn - Preston - Blackpool North

Friday 21st April 2023

The Cambrian Coast Express (Pathfinder Tours)

  • DBS Class 67 Bristol Temple Meads (pu) - Bristol Parkway (pu) - Cam & Dursley (pu) - Cheltenham (pu) - Worcestershire Parkway (pu) - Bromsgrove (pu) - Birmingham New Street (pu) - Wolverhampton (pu) - Shrewsbury (pu) -
  • NR Class 97/3 (Pair) Shrewsbury - Machynlleth - Barmouth (sd) - Minffordd (sd) Porthmadog (sd) - Pwllheli
  • NR Class 97/3 (Pair) Pwllheli (pu) - Porthmadog (pu) - Minffordd (pu) - Barmouth (pu) - Machynlleth - Shrewsbury
  • DBS Class 67 Shrewsbury - Wolverhampton (sd) - Birmingham New Street (sd) - Bromsgrove (sd) - Worcestershire Parkway (sd) - Cheltenham (sd) - Cam & Dursley (sd) - Bristol Parkway (sd) - Bristol Temple Meads

The Great Britain XV: Day 7 (Railway Touring Company)

  • Steam TBA Blackpool North (pu) - Preston - Blackburn - Copy Pit - Hebdon Bridge - Brighouse - York - Scarborough

Saturday 22nd April 2023

The Great Britain XV: Day 8 (Railway Touring Company)

  • Steam TBA Scarborough (pu) - York - Doncaster - Lincoln Central - Spalding - Peterborough - March - Ely - Thetford - Norwich

Settle & Carlisle Circular (Statesman Rail)

  • LSL Class 47 (Pair) Worcester Shrub Hill (pu) - Droitwich Spa (pu) - Kidderminster (pu) - Stourbridge Junction (pu) - Tame Bridge Parkway (pu) - Stafford (pu) - Crewe (pu) - S&C - Carlisle
  • LSL Class 47 (Pair) Carlisle (pu) - Shap - Crewe (sd) - Stafford (sd) - Tame Bridge Parkway (sd) - Stourbridge Junction (sd) - Kidderminster (sd) - Droitwich Spa (sd) - Worcester Shrub Hill

Winchester (Steam Dreams)

  • LSL Steam Pool London Victoria (pu) - Winchester (break/rev) & return

Additional Tour Information

Involves a short diesel-hauled reversal in the Salisbury area

Added 15:27 on Wednesday 28th December 2022

Test Valley Scenic Tour (Steam Dreams)

  • LSL Steam Pool Winchester (pu) - Eastleigh - Southampton Central - Romsey - Salisbury (rev) & return

The Cumbrian Mountain Express (Vintage Trains)

  • Diesel tba Tyseley Locomotive Works (pu) - Birmingham New Street (pu) - Wolverhampton (pu) - Stafford (pu) - Crewe (pu) - Hellifield
  • 7029 Hellifield - S&C - Carlisle
  • 7029 Carlisle (pu) - Shap - Preston - Crewe (sd) - Stafford (sd) - Wolverhampton (sd) - Birmingham New Street (sd) - tyseley Locomotive Works

Sunday 23rd April 2023

The Great Britain XV: Day 9 (Railway Touring Company)

  • Steam TBA Norwich (pu) - Lowestoft (rev) - Saxmundham - Ipswich - Stowmarket - Newmarket - Cambridge - Hitchin - London Kings Cross

Wednesday 26th April 2023

Chesterfield For Chatsworth (Steam Dreams)

  • LSL Steam Pool London Victoria (pu) - Bletchley (pu) - Ridgmont (pu) - Bedford - Leicester - Alfreton - Chesterfield (sd) - Barrow Hill
  • LSL Diesel Barrow Hill (pu) - Chesterfield (pu) - Alfreton - Leicester - Bedford - Ridgmont (sd) - Bletchley (sd) - London Victoria

Thursday 27th April 2023

The Aberdonian (21st Century Steam Ltd)

  •   Edinburgh Waverley (pu) - Forth Bridge - Kirkcaldy - Perth - Dundee - Montrose - Stonehaven - Aberdeen (break/rev) & return
Cancelled

Additional Tour Information

Cancelled due to the late return to steam of A1 Class No. 60163 Tornado.

Added 14:28 on Saturday 14th January 2023

Saturday 29th April 2023

The Spring Cornish Explorer (Pathfinder Tours)

  • WCRC Class 37 (Pair) Dorridge (pu) - Warwick Parkway (pu) - Leamington Spa (pu) - Banbury (pu) - Oxford (pu) - Swindon (pu) - Chippenham (pu) - Bath Spa (pu) - Bristol Temple Meads (pu) - Truro (sd) - Camborne (sd) - St Erth (sd) - Penzance (break/rev) & return

Llandudno Victorian Statesman (Statesman Rail)

  • LSL Class 47 (Pair) Didcot parkway (pu) - Swindon (pu) - Kemble (pu) - Stroud (pu) - Stonehouse (pu) - Cheltenham (pu) - Worcester Shrub Hill (pu) - Droitwich Spa (pu) - Kidderminster (pu) - Stourbridge Junction (pu) - Llandudno (break/rev) & return

The North Wales Express & Llandudno Transport Festival (Vintage Trains)

  • Steam tba Birmingham New Street (pu) - Wolverhampton (pu) - Stafford (pu) - Crewe (pu) - Llandudno (break/rev) & return

Sunday 30th April 2023

The Royal Duchy - Flying Scotsman (Railway Touring Company)

  • 60103 Bristol Temple Meads (pu) - Yatton (pu) - Taunton (pu) - Exeter St Davids (pu) - Plymouth
  • WCRC Class 47/57 Plymouth - Par
  • 60103 Par (pu) - Plymouth (pu) - Exeter St. Davids (sd) - Taunton (sd) - Yatton (sd) - Bristol Temple Meads

Thursday 4th May 2023

The Clyde Aberdonian (21st Century Steam Ltd)

  •   Glasgow Central (pu) - Stirling (pu) - Perth - Dundee - Montrose - Stonehaven - Aberdeen (break/rev) & return
Cancelled

Additional Tour Information

Cancelled due to the late return to steam of A1 Class No. 60163 Tornado.

Added 14:28 on Saturday 14th January 2023


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Monday 8th May 2023

The Royal Windsor (Pathfinder Tours)

  • DBS Class 67 (Pair) Burton upon Trent (pu) - Birmingham New Street (pu) - Bromsgrove (pu) - Worcestershire Parkway (pu) - Cheltenham (pu) - Stroud (pu) - Kemble (pu) - Swindon (pu) - Reading - Kensington Olympia (sd) - Windsor & Eton Riverside
  • DBS Class 67 (Pair) Windsor & Eton Riverside (pu) - tba - Swindon (sd) - Kemble (sd) - Cheltenham (sd) - Worcestershire Parkway (sd) - Cheltenham (sd) - Bromsgrove (sd) - Birmingham New Street (sd) - Burton upon Trent

Wednesday 10th May 2023

Welsh Marches Express (Saphos Trains)

  • LSL Diesel Paignton (pu) - Torquay (pu) - Newton Abbot (pu) - Dawlish (pu) - Exeter St Davids (pu) - Tiverton parkway (pu) - Taunton (pu) - Bridgwater (pu) - Yatton (pu) - Bristol Temple Meads (pu) -
  • 60007 Bristol Temple Meads - Abergavenny - Hereford - Shrewsbury
  • 60007 Shrewsbury - Hereford - Abergavenny - Bristol Temple Meads (sd) -
  • LSL Diesel Bristol Temple Meads - Yatton (sd) - Bridgwater (sd) - Taunton (sd) - Tiverton Parkway (sd) - Exeter St Davids (sd) - Dawlish (sd) - Newton Abbot (sd) - Torquay (sd) - Paignton

Saturday 13th May 2023

Cumbrian Mountain Express (Railway Touring Company)

  • 86259 London Euston (pu) - Watford Junction (by service train to Milton Keynes) (pu) - Milton Keynes Central (pu) - Northampton (by service train to Rugby) (pu) - Rugby (pu) - Nuneaton (pu) - Crewe (pu) - Preston (pu) - Carnforth
  • Carnforth Steam Pool Carnforth - Shap - Carlisle
  • Carnforth Steam Pool Carlisle - Appleby - S&C - Hellifield - Blackburn - Preston
  • 86259 Preston - Crewe (sd) - Nuneaton (sd) - Rugby (sd) - (Northampton (sd) - by service train from Rugby) - Milton Keynes Central (sd) - (Watford Junction (sd) - by service train from Milton Keynes Central)- London Euston

The Welsh Marches Express (Vintage Trains)

  • 5043 and 7029 Tyseley - Hereford & return (route details to follow)

Wednesday 17th May 2023

Settle & Carlisle Fellsman (Saphos Trains)

  • LSL Diesel Crewe (pu) - Chester
  • LSL Steam Pool Chester (pu) - Frodsham (pu) - Warrington Bank Quay (pu) - Wigan North Wester (pu) - Euston Balshaw Lane (pu) - Blackburn (pu) - S&C - Carlisle
  • LSL Steam Pool Carlsile (pu) - S&C - Blackburn (sd) - Euxton Balshaw Lane (sd) - Wigan North Western (sd) - Warrington Bank Quay (sd) - Frodsham (sd) - Chester (sd) -
  • LSL Diesel Chester - Crewe

Saturday 20th May 2023

The Lakelander (Saphos Trains)

  • LSL Diesel Leeds (pu) - Dewsbury (pu) - Brighouse (pu) - Hebden Bridge (pu) - Todmorden (pu) - Rochdale (pu) - Manchester Victoria (pu) - Chorley (pu) - Preston (pu) -
  • LSL Steam Pool Preston - Shap - Carlisle
  • LSL Steam Pool Carlisle (pu) - Cumbrian Coast Line - Carnforth - Preston
  • LSL Diesel Preston (sd) - Chorley (sd) - Bolton (sd) - Manchester Victoria (sd) - Rochdale (sd) - Todmorden (sd) - Hebden Bridge (sd) - Brighouse (sd) - Dewsbury (sd) - Leeds

The Whistling Ghost To Minehead (Vintage Trains)

  • TBA Birmingham Snow Hill (pu) - Birmingham Moor Street (pu) - Widney Manor (pu) - Banbury (pu) - Minehead (break/rev) & return

Wednesday 24th May 2023

Bath Spa (Steam Dreams)

  • LSL Steam Pool London Victoria (pu) - Staines (pu) - Woking (pu) - Bath Spa (break/rev) & return

Saturday 27th May 2023

Oxford (Steam Dreams)

Chiltern Hills Circular (Steam Dreams)

  • LSL Steam Pool Oxford (pu) - Didcot - Hanwell - Greenford - South Ruislip - High Wycombe - Oxford Parkway - Oxford

Sunday 28th May 2023

The Shakespeare Express (two Return Workings) (Vintage Trains)

  • 7029 or 5043 Birmingham Snow Hill (pu) - Birmingham Moor Street (pu) - Henley-in-Arden (pu) - Stratford-upon-Avon
  • 7029 or 5043 Stratford-upon-Avon (pu) - Claverdon - Dorridge - Birmingham Moor Street (sd) - Birmingham Snow Hill

Wednesday 31st May 2023

Portsmouth Harbour (Steam Dreams)

  • LSL Steam Pool Shoeburyness (pu) - Southend East (pu) - Southend Central (pu) - Barking (pu) - Portsmouth Harbour
  • LSL Steam Pool Portsmouth Harbour (pu) - West London (tba)
  • LSL Diesel West London (tba) - Barking (sd) - Southend Central (sd) - Southend East (sd) - Shoeburyness

Saturday 3rd June 2023

Cumbrian Mountain Express (Railway Touring Company)

  • 86259 London Euston (pu) - Watford Junction (by service train to Milton Keynes) (pu) - Milton Keynes Central (pu) - Northampton (by service train to Rugby) (pu) - Rugby (pu) - Nuneaton (pu) - Crewe (pu) - Preston (pu) - Carnforth
  • Carnforth Steam Pool Carnforth - Shap - Carlisle
  • Carnforth Steam Pool Carlisle - Appleby - S&C - Hellifield - Blackburn - Preston
  • 86259 Preston - Crewe (sd) - Nuneaton (sd) - Rugby (sd) - (Northampton (sd) - by service train from Rugby) - Milton Keynes Central (sd) - (Watford Junction (sd) - by service train from Milton Keynes Central)- London Euston

English Riviera Express (Saphos Trains)

  • LSL Diesel Slough (pu) - Maidenhead (pu) - Reading (pu) - Newbury (pu) - Hungerford (pu) - Pewsey (pu) - Westbury (pu) - Taunton
  • 60007 Taunton - Exeter St Davids - Paignton - Kingswear
  • 60007 Kingswear (pu) - Paignton - Exeter St Davids - Norton Fitzwarren
  • LSL Diesel Norton Fitzwarren - Taunton - Westbury (sd) - Pewsey (sd) - Hungerford (sd) - Newbury (sd) - Reading (sd) - Maidenhead (sd) - Slough

The Cumbrian Coast Explorer (Vintage Trains)

  • 37240 Birmingham New Street (pu) - Wolverhampton (pu) - Stafford (pu) - Crewe (pu) - Ravenglass (sd) - Carlisle (break/rev) & return

Wednesday 7th June 2023

Settle & Carlisle Fellsman (Saphos Trains)

  • LSL Diesel Crewe (pu) - Chester
  • LSL Steam Pool Chester (pu) - Frodsham (pu) - Warrington Bank Quay (pu) - Wigan North Wester (pu) - Euston Balshaw Lane (pu) - Blackburn (pu) - S&C - Carlisle
  • LSL Steam Pool Carlisle - S&C - Blackburn (sd) - Euxton Balshaw Lane (sd) - Wigan North Western (sd) - Warrington Bank Quay (sd) - Frodsham (sd) - Chester (sd) -
  • LSL Diesel Chester - Crewe

Wednesday 14th June 2023

Welsh Marches Express (Saphos Trains)

  • LSL Diesel Stourbridge Junction (pu) - Kidderminster (pu) - Droitwich Spa (pu) - Worcester Shrub Hill (pu) - Cheltenham (pu) - Bristol Parkway (pu) - Bristol Temple Meads
  • 60007 Bristol Temple Meads (pu) - Abergavenny - Hereford - Shrewsbury
  • 60007 Shrewsbury - Hereford - Abergavenny - Bristol Temple Meads (sd) -
  • LSL Diesel Bristol Temple Meads - Bristol Parkway (sd) - Cheltenham (sd) - Worcester Shrub Hill (sd) - Droitwich Spa (sd) - Kidderminster (sd) - Stourbridge Junction

Sunday 18th June 2023

The Shakespeare Express (two Return Workings) (Vintage Trains)

  • 7029 or 5043 Birmingham Snow Hill (pu) - Birmingham Moor Street (pu) - Henley-in-Arden (pu) - Stratford-upon-Avon
  • 7029 or 5043 Stratford-upon-Avon (pu) - Claverdon - Dorridge - Birmingham Moor Street (sd) - Birmingham Snow Hill

Saturday 24th June 2023

English Riviera Express (Saphos Trains)

  • LSL Diesel Whitchurch (pu) - Shrewsbury (pu) - Church Stretton (pu) - Craven Arms (pu) - Ludlow (pu) - Leominster (pu) - Hereford (pu) - Abergavenny (pu) - Cwmbran (pu) - Severn tunnel Junction (pu) - Patchway (pu) - Bristol Temple Meads (pu) - Taunton
  • 60007 Taunton - Exeter St Davids - Paignton - Kingswear
  • 60007 Kingswear (pu) - Paignton - Exeter St Davids - Norton Fitzwarren
  • LSL Diesel Norton Fitzwarren - Taunton - Bristol Temple Meads (sd) - Paatchway (sd) - severn Tunnel Junction (sd) - Cwmbran (sd) - Abergavenny (sd) - Hereford (sd) - Leominster (sd) - Ludlow (sd) - Craven Arms (sd) - Church Stretton (sd) - Shrewsbury (sd) - Whitchurch

The Red Dragon (Vintage Trains)

  • TBA Birmingham Moor Street (pu) - Birmingham Snow Hill (pu) - Worcester & return

Saturday 1st July 2023

The Lakelander (Saphos Trains)

  • LSL Diesel Leicester (pu) - Narborough (pu) - Hinckley (pu) - Nuneaton (pu) - Tamworth Low level (pu) - Lichfield trent Valley (pu) - Rugeley trent Valley (pu) - Crewe (pu) - Preston
  • LSL Steam Pool Preston (pu) - Shap - Carlisle
  • LSL Steam Pool Carlisle - Cumbrian Coast Line - Carnforth - Preston
  • LSL Diesel Prestron (sd) - Crewe (sd) - Rugeley Trent Valley (sd) - Lichfield Trent Valley (sd) - Tamworth Low Level (sd) - Nuneaton (sd) - Hinckley (sd) - Narborough (sd) - Leicester

Saturday 8th July 2023

English Riviera Express (Saphos Trains)

  • LSL Diesel Wolverhampton (pu) - Tame Bridge Parkway (pu) - Stourbridge Junction (pu) - Kidderminster (pu) - Droitwich Spa (pu) - Worcester Shrub Hill (pu) - Cheltenham (pu) - Bristol Parkway (pu) - Bristol Temple Meads (pu) - Taunton
  • 60007 Taunton - Exeer St Davids - Paignton - Kingswear
  • 60007 Kingswear (pu) - Paignton - Exeter St Davids -Norton Fitzwarren
  • LSL Diesel Norton Fitzwarren - Taunton - Bristol Temple Meads (sd) - Bristol Parkway (sd) - Cheltenham (sd) - Worcester Shrub Hill (sd) - Droitwich Spa (sd) - Kidderminster (sd) - Stourbridge Junction (sd) - tame Bridge Parkway (sd) - Wolverhampton

Thursday 13th July 2023

Welsh Marches Express (Saphos Trains)

  • LSL Diesel Slough (pu) - Maidenhead (pu) - Reading (pu) - Didcot Parkway (pu) - Swindon (pu) - Chippenham (pu) - Bath Spa (pu) - Bristol Temple Meads (pu) -
  • 60007 Bristol Temple Meads - Abergavenny - Hereford - Shrewsbury
  • 60007 Shrewsbury - Hereford - Abergavenny - Bristol Temple Meads (sd) -
  • LSL Diesel Bristol Temple Meads - Bath Spa (sd) - Chippenham (sd) - Swindon (sd) - Didcot Parkway (sd) - Reading (sd) - Maidenherad (sd) - Slough

Sunday 16th July 2023

The Shakespeare Express (two Return Workings) (Vintage Trains)

  • 7029 or 5043 Birmingham Snow Hill (pu) - Birmingham Moor Street (pu) - Henley-in-Arden (pu) - Stratford-upon-Avon
  • 7029 or 5043 Stratford-upon-Avon (pu) - Claverdon - Dorridge - Birmingham Moor Street (sd) - Birmingham Snow Hill

Wednesday 19th July 2023

The East Anglian Explorer (Vintage Trains)

  • Diesel tba Birmingham Moor Street (pu) - Coleshill Parkway (pu) - Nuneaton (pu) - Leicester (pu) - Peterborough (pu) - Great Yarmouth (break/rev) & return

Thursday 20th July 2023

The Aberdonian (21st Century Steam Ltd)

  • 60163 Edinburgh Waverley (pu) - Forth Bridge - Kirkcaldy - Perth - Dundee - Montrose - Stonehaven - Aberdeen (break/rev) & return

Saturday 22nd July 2023

The Clyde Aberdonian (21st Century Steam Ltd)

  • 60163 Glasgow Central (pu) - Stirling (pu) - Perth - Dundee - Montrose - Stonehaven - Aberdeen (break/rev) & return

English Riviera Express (Saphos Trains)

  • LSL Diesel Woking (pu) - Guildford (pu) - Haslemere (pu) - Petersfield (pu) - Havant (pu) - Cosham (pu) - Fareham (pu) - Botley (pu) - Eastleigh (pu) - Romsey (pu) - Salisbury (pu) - Taunton
  • 60007 Taunton - Exeer St Davids - Paignton - Kingswear
  • 60007 Kingswear (pu) - Paignton - Exeter St Davids - Norton Fitzwarren
  • LSL Diesel Norton Fitzwarren - Taunton - Salisbury (sd) - Romsey (sd) - Eastleigh (sd) - Botley (sd) - Fareham (sd) - Cosham (sd) - Havant (sd) - Petersfield (sd) - Haslemere (sd) - Guildford (sd) - Woking

Sunday 23rd July 2023

The Shakespeare Express (two Return Workings) (Vintage Trains)

  • 7029 or 5043 Birmingham Snow Hill (pu) - Birmingham Moor Street (pu) - Henley-in-Arden (pu) - Stratford-upon-Avon
  • 7029 or 5043 Stratford-upon-Avon (pu) - Claverdon - Dorridge - Birmingham Moor Street (sd) - Birmingham Snow Hill

Thursday 27th July 2023

The Aberdonian (21st Century Steam Ltd)

  • 60163 Edinburgh Waverley (pu) - Forth Bridge - Kirkcaldy - Perth - Dundee - Montrose - Stonehaven - Aberdeen (break/rev) & return

Welsh Marches Express (Saphos Trains)

  • LSL Diesel High Wycombe (pu) - Princes Risborough (pu) - Haddenham & Thame Parkway (pu) - Bicester Village (pu) - Oxford parkway (pu) - Oxford (pu) - Swindon (pu) - Bristol Temple Meads (pu) -
  • 60007 Bristol Temple Meads - Paignton - Kingswear
  • 60007 Kingswear - Paignton - Bristol Temple Meads (sd) -
  • LSL Diesel Bristol Temple Meads - Swindon (sd) - Oxford (sd) - Oxford Parkway (sd) - Bicester Village (sd) - Haddenham & Thame Parkway (sd) - Princes Risborough (sd) - High Wycombe

Saturday 29th July 2023

The Aberdonian (21st Century Steam Ltd)

  • 60163 Edinburgh Waverley (pu) - Forth Bridge - Kirkcaldy - Perth - Dundee - Montrose - Stonehaven - Aberdeen (break/rev) & return

The Jolly Fisherman (Vintage Trains)

  • Diesel tba Birmingham Moor Street (pu) - Coleshill Parkway (pu) - Nuneaton (pu) - Leicester (pu) - East Midlands Parkway (pu) - Skegness (break/rev) & return

Sunday 30th July 2023

The Shakespeare Express (two Return Workings) (Vintage Trains)

  • 7029 or 5043 Birmingham Snow Hill (pu) - Birmingham Moor Street (pu) - Henley-in-Arden (pu) - Stratford-upon-Avon
  • 7029 or 5043 Stratford-upon-Avon (pu) - Claverdon - Dorridge - Birmingham Moor Street (sd) - Birmingham Snow Hill

Wednesday 2nd August 2023

(Saphos Trains)

  • LSL Diesel Crewe (pu) - Chester
  • LSL Steam Pool Chester - Frodsham (pu) - Warrington Bank Quay (pu) - Wigan North Western (pu) - Euxton Balshaw Lane (pu) - Blackburn (pu) - Clitheroe (pu) - S&C - Carlisle (break/rev) & return
  • LSL Diesel Chester - Crewe

Saturday 5th August 2023

Cumbrian Mountain Express (Railway Touring Company)

  • 86259 London Euston (pu) - Watford Junction (by service train to Milton Keynes) (pu) - Milton Keynes Central (pu) - Northampton (by service train to Rugby) (pu) - Rugby (pu) - Nuneaton (pu) - Crewe (pu) - Preston (pu) - Carnforth
  • Carnforth Steam Pool Carnforth - Shap - Carlisle
  • Carnforth Steam Pool Carlisle - Appleby - S&C - Hellifield - Blackburn - Preston
  • 86259 Preston - Crewe (sd) - Nuneaton (sd) - Rugby (sd) - (Northampton (sd) - by service train from Rugby) - Milton Keynes Central (sd) - (Watford Junction (sd) - by service train from Milton Keynes Central)- London Euston

English Riviera Express (Saphos Trains)

  • LSL Diesel Northampton (pu) - Milton Keynes Central (pu) - Leighton Buzzard (pu) - Berkhamstead (pu) - Hemel Hempstead (pu) - Watford Junction (pu) - Taunton
  • 60007 Taunton - Exeter St Davids - Paignton - Kingswear
  • 60007 Kingswear (pu) - Paignton - Exeter St Davids - Norton Fitzwarren
  • LSL Diesel Norton Fitzwarren - Taunton - Watford Junction (sd) - Hemel Hempstead (sd) - Berkhamstead (sd) - Leighton Buzzard (sd) - Milton Keynes Central (sd) - Northampton

Sunday 6th August 2023

The Shakespeare Express (two Return Workings) (Vintage Trains)

  • 7029 or 5043 Birmingham Snow Hill (pu) - Birmingham Moor Street (pu) - Henley-in-Arden (pu) - Stratford-upon-Avon
  • 7029 or 5043 Stratford-upon-Avon (pu) - Claverdon - Dorridge - Birmingham Moor Street (sd) - Birmingham Snow Hill

Saturday 12th August 2023

English Riviera Express (Saphos Trains)

  • LSL Diesel Poole (pu) - Bournemouth (pu) - Brockenhurst (pu) - Southampton Central (pu) - Eastleigh (pu) - Romsey (pu) - Salisbury (pu) - Warminster (pu) - Westbury (pu) - Taunton
  • 60007 Taunton - Exeter St Davids - Paignton - Kingswear
  • 60007 Kingswear (pu) - Paignton - Exeter St Davids - Norton Fitzwarren
  • LSL Diesel Norton Fitzwarren - Taunton - Westbury (sd) - Warminster (sd) - Salisbury (sd) - Romsey (sd) - Eastleigh (sd) - Southampton Central (sd) - Brockenhurst (sd) - Bournemouth (sd) - Poole

Sunday 13th August 2023

The Shakespeare Express (two Return Workings) (Vintage Trains)

  • 7029 or 5043 Birmingham Snow Hill (pu) - Birmingham Moor Street (pu) - Henley-in-Arden (pu) - Stratford-upon-Avon
  • 7029 or 5043 Stratford-upon-Avon (pu) - Claverdon - Dorridge - Birmingham Moor Street (sd) - Birmingham Snow Hill

Saturday 19th August 2023

The Aberdonian (21st Century Steam Ltd)

  • 60163 Edinburgh Waverley (pu) - Forth Bridge - Kirkcaldy - Perth - Dundee - Montrose - Stonehaven - Aberdeen (break/rev) & return

Sunday 20th August 2023

The Shakespeare Express (two Return Workings) (Vintage Trains)

  • 7029 or 5043 Birmingham Snow Hill (pu) - Birmingham Moor Street (pu) - Henley-in-Arden (pu) - Stratford-upon-Avon
  • 7029 or 5043 Stratford-upon-Avon (pu) - Claverdon - Dorridge - Birmingham Moor Street (sd) - Birmingham Snow Hill

Sunday 27th August 2023

The Shakespeare Express (two Return Workings) (Vintage Trains)

  • 7029 or 5043 Birmingham Snow Hill (pu) - Birmingham Moor Street (pu) - Henley-in-Arden (pu) - Stratford-upon-Avon
  • 7029 or 5043 Stratford-upon-Avon (pu) - Claverdon - Dorridge - Birmingham Moor Street (sd) - Birmingham Snow Hill

Thursday 31st August 2023

The Aberdonian (21st Century Steam Ltd)

  • 60163 Edinburgh Waverley (pu) - Forth Bridge - Kirkcaldy - Perth - Dundee - Montrose - Stonehaven - Aberdeen (break/rev) & return

Sunday 3rd September 2023

The Shakespeare Express (two Return Workings) (Vintage Trains)

  • 7029 or 5043 Birmingham Snow Hill (pu) - Birmingham Moor Street (pu) - Henley-in-Arden (pu) - Stratford-upon-Avon
  • 7029 or 5043 Stratford-upon-Avon (pu) - Claverdon - Dorridge - Birmingham Moor Street (sd) - Birmingham Snow Hill

Thursday 7th September 2023

The Aberdonian (21st Century Steam Ltd)

  • 60163 Edinburgh Waverley (pu) - Forth Bridge - Kirkcaldy - Perth - Dundee - Montrose - Stonehaven - Aberdeen (break/rev) & return

Thursday 14th September 2023

The Clyde Aberdonian (21st Century Steam Ltd)

  • 60163 Glasgow Central (pu) - Stirling (pu) - Perth - Dundee - Montrose - Stonehaven - Aberdeen (break/rev) & return

Saturday 16th September 2023

The Aberdonian (21st Century Steam Ltd)

  • 60163 Edinburgh Waverley (pu) - Forth Bridge - Kirkcaldy - Perth - Dundee - Montrose - Stonehaven - Aberdeen (break/rev) & return

Saturday 23rd September 2023

The Melton Pieman To Melton Mowbray (Vintage Trains)

  • Steam TBA Birmingham New Street (pu) - Coleshill Parkway (pu) - Nuneaton (pu) - Melton Mowbray (break/rev) & return

Saturday 7th October 2023

Cumbrian Mountain Express (Railway Touring Company)

  • 86259 London Euston (pu) - Watford Junction (by service train to Milton Keynes) (pu) - Milton Keynes Central (pu) - Northampton (by service train to Rugby) (pu) - Rugby (pu) - Nuneaton (pu) - Crewe (pu) - Preston (pu) - Carnforth
  • Carnforth Steam Pool Carnforth - Shap - Carlisle
  • Carnforth Steam Pool Carlisle - Appleby - S&C - Hellifield - Blackburn - Preston
  • 86259 Preston - Crewe (sd) - Nuneaton (sd) - Rugby (sd) - (Northampton (sd) - by service train from Rugby) - Milton Keynes Central (sd) - (Watford Junction (sd) - by service train from Milton Keynes Central)- London Euston

Sunday 22nd October 2023

The Shakespeare Express (two Return Workings) (Vintage Trains)

  • 7029 or 5043 Birmingham Snow Hill (pu) - Birmingham Moor Street (pu) - Henley-in-Arden (pu) - Stratford-upon-Avon
  • 7029 or 5043 Stratford-upon-Avon (pu) - Claverdon - Dorridge - Birmingham Moor Street (sd) - Birmingham Snow Hill

Saturday 11th November 2023

Blackpool Illuminations Explorer (Vintage Trains)

  • Diesel tba Birmingham New Street (pu) - Wolverhampton (pu) - Stafford (pu) - Crewe (pu) - Blackpool North (break/rev) & return

Tuesday 28th November 2023

The Christmas White Rose (Vintage Trains)

  • Steam TBA Birmingham New Street (pu) - Coleshill Parkway (pu) - Tamworth High Level (pu) - Burton-upon-Trent (pu) - Derby (pu) - York (break/rev) & return


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