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Friday 2nd December 2022

Festive Lunch (Belmond (British Pullman))

The Friday Charter (Inter-City)

  •   Crewe (pu) - Trent Valley Line - London Euston
  •   London Euston (pu) - Birmingham International (u s) - Birmingham New Street (pu) (sd) - Wolverhampton (pu) (sd) - Stafford (pu) (sd) - Crewe (pu) (sd) - Wilmslow (pu) (sd) - Manchester Piccadilly
Cancelled

Additional Tour Information

Charter cancelled due to 'operational reasons' according to LSL.

Added 18:57 on Monday 3rd October 2022

Lincoln Christmas Market (Steam Dreams)

The Polar Express (Four Return Workings Each Operating Day)) (Vintage Trains)

Saturday 3rd December 2022

Blackpool Lights (Inter-City)

  •   London Euston (pu) - Milton Keynes Central (pu) - Rugby (pu) - Nuneaton (pu) - Stafford (pu) - Blackpool North (break/rev) & return
Cancelled

Edinburgh Christmas Pullman (Midland Pullman)

The North Eastern Christmas Markets (Pathfinder Tours)

Additional Tour Information

Class 40 is now added to the train at Derby, not Burton-on-Trent.

Added 15:24 on Thursday 1st December 2022

Confirmed by Pathfinder Tours that the CFPS-owned Class 40 is now the motive power for this train, following the unavailability of D9009. It should be noted that the Class 40 will be added at Burton-on-Trent, but this is NOT a pick-up point.

Added 11:40 on Monday 31st October 2022

Confirmed that Class 55 'Deltic' No. D9009 Alycidon is unavailable for this tour, due to outstanding repairs.

Added 06:57 on Sunday 30th October 2022

The Lyndum Fayre (Railway Touring Company)

Additional Tour Information

Now operating via Spalding and Sleaford in each direction

Added 10:54 on Sunday 27th November 2022

The York Yuletidfe Express (Railway Touring Company)

  •   Liverpool Lime Street (pu) - Manchester Victoria (pu) - Stockport (pu) - Hope Valley Line - Sheffield (pu) - York (break/rev) & return
Cancelled

Additional Tour Information

Confirmed cancelled by RTC

Added 13:39 on Thursday 24th November 2022

The Polar Express (Four Return Workings Each Operating Day)) (Vintage Trains)

Sunday 4th December 2022

(Empty Stock Movement)

The Polar Express (Four Return Workings Each Operating Day)) (Vintage Trains)



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Monday 5th December 2022

Bath Christmas Market (Steam Dreams)

Tuesday 6th December 2022

Festive Lunch (Belmond (British Pullman))

The Sherborne Christmas Carol (Railway Touring Company)

  • 44871 London Victoria (pu) - Staines (pu) - Woking (pu) - Basingstoke (pu) - Sherborne (sd) - Yeovil Junction (break/rev) & return

The Merchant Venturer (Vintage Trains)

  • 7029 Solihull (pu) - Widney Manor (pu) - Knowle & Dorridge (pu) - Warwick Parkway (pu) - Banbury (pu) - Bristol Temple Meads (break/rev) & return

Wednesday 7th December 2022

Bath At Christmas (Belmond (British Pullman))

  • DBS Class 67 London Victoria (pu) - Bath Spa (break/rev) & return

Bath & Bristol Christmas Statesman (Statesman Rail)

  • LSL Class 47 (Pair) Carnforth (pu) - Lancaster (pu) - Preston (pu) - Wigan North Western (pu) - Warrington Bank Quay (pu) - Crewe (pu) - Stafford (pu) - Tame Bridge Parkway (pu) - Birmingham International (pu) - Bath Spa (sd) - Bristol Temple Meads (break/rev) & return

Thursday 8th December 2022

Festive Lunch (Belmond (British Pullman))

Edinburgh Christmas Pullman (Midland Pullman)

  • LSL HST Watford Junction (pu) - Hemel Hempstead (pu) - Leighton Buzzard (pu) - Milton Keynes Central (pu) - Northampton (pu) - Long Buckby (pu) - Rugby (pu) -Nuneaton (pu) - Edinburgh Waverley (break/rev) & return

The Polar Express (Four Return Workings Each Operating Day)) (Vintage Trains)

Friday 9th December 2022

Canterbury At Christmas (Belmond (British Pullman))

The Friday Charter (Inter-City)

  •   Crewe (pu) - Trent Valley Line - London Euston
  •   London Euston (pu) - Birmingham International (u s) - Birmingham New Street (pu) (sd) - Wolverhampton (pu) (sd) - Stafford (pu) (sd) - Crewe (pu) (sd) - Wilmslow (pu) (sd) - Manchester Piccadilly
Cancelled

Additional Tour Information

Charter cancelled due to 'operational reasons' according to LSL.

Added 18:57 on Monday 3rd October 2022

Chichester For Carols (Steam Dreams)

  • 61306 Shoeburyness (pu) - Southend East (pu) - Barking (pu) - Chichester
  • 61306 Chichester (pu) - West London
  • WCRC Class 47/57 West London - Barking (sd) - Southend East (sd) - Shoeburyness

The Polar Express (Four Return Workings Each Operating Day)) (Vintage Trains)

Saturday 10th December 2022

Festive Lunch By Steam (Belmond (British Pullman))

Additional Tour Information

Merchant Navy Pacific No. 35028 Clan Line has been temporarily withdrawn from main line duties to allow repairs to be undertaken.

Added 12:46 on Tuesday 25th October 2022

Bath Christmas Pullman (Midland Pullman)

  • LSL HST Holyhead (pu) - Bangor (pu) - Llandudnoi Junction (pu) - Colwyn Bay (pu) - Rhyl (pu) - Prestatyn (pu) - Flint (pu) - Chester (pu) - Crewe (pu) - Kidsgrove (pu) - Stoke on Trent (pu) - Bath Spa (break/rev) & return

The Edinburgh Christmas Market (Railway Touring Company)

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

The Bath & Bristol Christmas Market (Railway Touring Company)

  • 6233 London Victoria (pu) - Stains (pu) - Woking (pu) - Basingstoke (pu) - Bath Spa (sd) - Bristol Temple Meads (break/rev) & return

The Polar Express (Four Return Workings Each Operating Day)) (Vintage Trains)

Sunday 11th December 2022

The Polar Express (Four Return Workings Each Operating Day)) (Vintage Trains)



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Monday 12th December 2022

The Polar Express (Four Return Workings Each Operating Day)) (Vintage Trains)

Tuesday 13th December 2022

Festive Lunch (Belmond (British Pullman))

Edinburgh Christmas Pullman (Midland Pullman)

  • LSL HST St Albans (pu) - Luton (pu) - Bedford (pu) - Wellingborough (pu) - Kettering (pu) - Corby (pu) - Oakham (pu) - Melton Mowbray (pu) - Loughborough (pu) - Edinburgh Waverley (break/rev) & return

The Polar Express (Four Return Workings Each Operating Day)) (Vintage Trains)

Wednesday 14th December 2022

Le Manoir Aux Quat Saisons At Christmas (Belmond (British Pullman))

The Worcester Christmas Express (Railway Touring Company)

  • 6233 Cambridge (pu) - Ely (pu) - March (pu) - Peterborough (pu) - Worcester Shrub Hill
  • 6233 Worcester Shrub Hill (pu) - Leicester
  • WCRC Class 47/57 Leicester - Peterborough (sd) - March (sd) - Ely (sd) - Cambridge

Edinburgh Christmas Statesman (Statesman Rail)

  • LSL Class 47 (Pair) Hull (pu) - Brough (pu) - Gilberdyke (pu) Howden (pu) - Selby (pu) - Leeds (pu) - Shipley (pu) - Keighley (pu) - Skipton (pu) - Hellifield (pu) - Settle (pu) - Kirkby Stephen (pu) - Edinburgh Waverley (break/rev) & return

Santa Steam Express (Morning, Early & Late Afternoon Workings) (Steam Dreams)

  •   London Victoria (pu) - Kensington Olympia - Clapham Junction - Barnes - Kew East Junction - Acton Central - Kensington Olympia - London Victoria
Cancelled

Additional Tour Information

Cancelled due to strike action.

Added 19:10 on Monday 28th November 2022

Christmas Steam Express (Steam Dreams)

  •   London Victoria (pu) - Staines - Woking - Guildford - Shalford - Redhill - East Croydon - London Victoria
Cancelled

Additional Tour Information

Cancelled due to strike action.

Added 19:10 on Monday 28th November 2022

Thursday 15th December 2022

Salisbury Carols (Belmond (British Pullman))

  • DBS Class 67 London Victoria (pu) - Salisbury (break/rev) & return

The Polar Express (Four Return Workings Each Operating Day)) (Vintage Trains)

Friday 16th December 2022

Edinburgh Christmas Pullman (Midland Pullman)

  • LSL HST Cardiff Central (pu) - Newport (pu) - Severn Tunnel Junction (pu) - Chepstow (pu) - Lydney (pu) - Gloucester (pu) - Cheltenham Spa (pu) - Edinburgh Waverley (break/rev) & return

Santa Steam Express (Morning, Early & Late Afternoon Workings) (Steam Dreams)

  •   London Victoria (pu) - Kensington Olympia - Clapham Junction - Barnes - Kew East Junction - Acton Central - Kensington Olympia - London Victoria
Cancelled

Additional Tour Information

Cancelled due to strike action.

Added 19:10 on Monday 28th November 2022

Christmas Steam Express (Steam Dreams)

  •   London Victoria (pu) - Staines - Woking - Guildford - Shalford - Redhill - East Croydon - London Victoria
Cancelled

Additional Tour Information

Cancelled due to strike action.

Added 19:10 on Monday 28th November 2022

The Polar Express (Four Return Workings Each Operating Day)) (Vintage Trains)

Saturday 17th December 2022

The Holly & The Hoover (postponed Until 14 January) (Branch Line Society)

  •   Burton on Trent P2 (PU 05.10) – Tamworth P4 (PU 05.25) – Birmingham New Street P8 (PU / RM 06.10) – Coleshill Parkway P2 (PU 06.25) – Dn Arley Goods Loop – Up Nuneaton Chord – Nuneaton P2 (PU 07.00) – Coventry – Leamington Spa Up Main – Dn Banbury Goods Loop – Banbury P1 (PU 08.10) – Oxford Up Oxford – Hinksey Yard (RM) – Oxford Dn Oxford – Bicester Village (photo stop) – Princes Risborough Up Main – Gerrards Cross P1 – West Ruislip P4 (photo stop) – London Marylebone P3 (PU 11.30/RM) – West Ruislip – Princes Risborough P3 – Banbury P2 – Leamington Spa Dn Main – Warwick P1 (SD 13.25) - Hatton P3 – Stratford-upon-Avon P1 (break / RM) – Hatton P3 – Warwick P2 (PU 16.30) – Leamington Spa Up Main – Banbury P3 – Bicester North P2 – Princes Risborough P2 – Gerrards Cross – West Ruislip Through Line – Greenford South Jn – West Ealing – London Paddington P9 (SD 18.50 / RM) – Carriage Line - Old Oak Common East Jn – West Ealing – Greenford West Jn – Princes Risborough P3 – Bicester North P2 (photo stop) – Banbury P2 (SD 21.20) – Leamington Spa Dn Main – Dorridge – Tyseley P2 (SD 22.15) – Dn Bordesley Goods Loop – Bordesley Jn – St Andrews Jn – Landor Street Jn – Up Washwood Heath Goods – Coleshill Parkway P2 (SD 22.50) – Up Whitacre – Tamworth P3 (SD 23.10) – Burton on Trent P1 (SD 23.30)
Postponed

Additional Tour Information

Re-dated to 14th January due to proposed rail strike on 17 December.

Added 18:18 on Monday 28th November 2022

37418 replaces 31128, which is now unavailable.

Added 00:50 on Wednesday 16th November 2022

The York Yuletide Express (Railway Touring Company)

  • 6233 Norwich (pu) - Thetford (pu) - March (pu) - Peterborough (pu) - York
  • WCRC Class 47/57 York (pu) - Peterborough (pu) - March (pu) - Thetford (pu) - Norwich

The Christmas White Rose (Saphos Trains)

  • LSL Diesel Wolverhampton (pu) - Telford Central (pu) - Wellington (pu) - Shrewsbury (pu) - Crewe
  • LSL Steam Pool Crewe - Hartford (pu) - Warrington Bank Quay (pu) - Newton-le-Willows (pu) - Manchester Victoria (pu) - Hope Valley - Sheffield - Meadowhall - Swinton - Pontifract - Church Fenton - York
  • LSL Steam Pool York - Wakefield - Calder Valley - Rochdale - Manchester Victoria (sd) - Newton-le-Willows (sd) - Warrington Bank Quay (sd) - Crewe s
  • LSL Diesel Crewe - Shrewsbury (sd) - Wellington (sd) - Telford Central (sd) - Wolverhampton

Festive Winchester (UK Railtours)

  • DBS Class 67 East Midlands Parkway (pu) - Stamford (pu) - Peterborough (pu) - Stevenage (pu) - welwyn Garden City (pu) - Potters Bar (pu) - Finsbury park (pu) - Winchester (break/rev) & return

The Polar Express (Four Return Workings Each Operating Day)) (Vintage Trains)

Sunday 18th December 2022

Festive Lunch By Steam (Belmond (British Pullman))

Additional Tour Information

Merchant Navy Pacific No. 35028 Clan Line has been temporarily withdrawn from main line duties to allow repairs to be undertaken.

Added 12:46 on Tuesday 25th October 2022

The Polar Express (Four Return Workings Each Operating Day)) (Vintage Trains)



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Monday 19th December 2022

Santa Steam Express (Morning, Early & Late Afternoon Workings) (Steam Dreams)

  • 61306 London Victoria (pu) - Kensington Olympia - Clapham Junction - Barnes - Kew East Junction - Acton Central - Kensington Olympia - London Victoria

Christmas Steam Express (Steam Dreams)

  • 61306 London Victoria (pu) - Staines - Woking - Guildford - Shalford - Redhill - East Croydon - London Victoria

Tuesday 20th December 2022

Festive Lunch (Belmond (British Pullman))

The Polar Express (Four Return Workings Each Operating Day)) (Vintage Trains)

Wednesday 21st December 2022

The Edinburgh Christmas Market (Railway Touring Company)

  • 6233 York (pu) - Durham (pu) - Newcastle upon Tyne (pu) - Edinburgh Waverley (break/rev) & return

Pennine Moors Christmas Cracker (Saphos Trains)

  • LSL Diesel Leicester (pu) - Narborough (pu) - Hinckley (pu) - Nuneaton (pu) - Tamworth Low level (pu) - Lichfield trent Valley (pu) - Stafford (pu) - Crewe
  • LSL Steam Pool Crewe (pu) - Warrington Bank Quay (pu) - Blackburn - Accrinton - Copy Pit - Rochdale - Manchester Victoria - Earlestown - Warrington Bank Quay (sd) - Crewe
  • LSL Diesel Crewe (sd) - Stafford (sd) - Lichfield Trent Valley (sd) - Tamworth Low Level (sd) - Nuneaton (sd) - Hinckley (sd) - Narborough (sd) - Leicester

Santa Steam Express (Morning, Early & Late Afternoon Workings) (Steam Dreams)

  • 61306 London Victoria (pu) - Kensington Olympia - Clapham Junction - Barnes - Kew East Junction - Acton Central - Kensington Olympia - London Victoria

Christmas Steam Express (Steam Dreams)

  • 61306 London Victoria (pu) - Staines - Woking - Guildford - Shalford - Redhill - East Croydon - London Victoria

The Polar Express (Four Return Workings Each Operating Day)) (Vintage Trains)

Thursday 22nd December 2022

A Beverley Christmas Carol (UK Railtours)

  • DBS Class 90 London King's Cross (pu) - Potters Bar (pu) - Stevenage (pu) - Peterborough (pu) - Doncaster
  • Class 50 tba Doncaster - Beverley
  • Class 50 tba Beverley - Doncaster
  • DBS Class 90 Doncaster - Peterborough (sd) - Stevenage (sd) - Potters Bar (sd) - London King's Cross

The Polar Express (Four Return Workings Each Operating Day)) (Vintage Trains)

Friday 23rd December 2022

The Polar Express (Four Return Workings Each Operating Day)) (Vintage Trains)

Friday 30th December 2022

The Awkward Week Adventurer (UK Railtours)

  • To be confirmed Finsbury Park (pu) - Potters Bar (pu) - Stevenage (pu) - Peterborough (pu) - Retford (pu) - Doncaster - Meadowhall (break) - Liberty steels Aldwark (rev) - Wakefield area - Retford (sd) - Peterborough (sd) - Stevenage (sd) - Potters Bar (sd) - Finsbury Park (detailed itinerary to follow)

Saturday 31st December 2022

New Year's Eve Dinner (Belmond (British Pullman))

Saturday 7th January 2023

The Class 56 Farewell (postponed Until 14 January) (UK Railtours)

  •   Wembley Central (pu) - Watford Junction (pu) - Bletchley (pu) - Bedford (pu) - Leicester (pu) - Erewash Valley - Barrow Hill - Goole - Anlaby Road Jn - Springbank South Jn - Hessle Road Jn - Selby - Castleford - Pontefract Monkhill - Doncaster - ECML - Peterborough (rev) - Stamford - Leicester (sd) - Bedford (sd) - Bletchley (sd) - Watford Junction (sd) - Wembley Central
Postponed

Additional Tour Information

Postponed one week until 14 January due to proposed industrial action affecting the original date.

Added 20:45 on Monday 28th November 2022

Saturday 21st January 2023

The Winter Cumbrian Mountain Express (Railway Touring Company)

Saturday 28th January 2023

The Winter 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 Midland Meander Lunch Circular (UK Railtours)

  • TBA Peterborough (pu) - Stevenage (pu) - Potters Bar (pu) - Finsbury Park (pu) - Coventry - Birmingham International - Finsbury Park (sd) - Potters Bar (sd) - Stevenage (sd) - Peterborough

Saturday 4th February 2023

The Bath & Gloucester Steam Express (Railway Touring Company)

  • Carnforth Steam Pool London Paddington (pu) - Slough (pu) - Reading (pu) - Newbury (pu) - Bath Spa (sd) - Gloucester (break/rev) & return

Saturday 11th February 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 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

Saturday 18th February 2023

The Cotswold Venturer (Railway Touring Company)

  • Carnforth Steam Pool London paddington (pu) - Slough (pu) - Reading (pu) - Didcot Parkway (pu) - Swindon - Kemble - Cheltenham (sd) - Worcester Shrub Hill (break/rev) & return

The Heart Of Avon (UK Railtours)

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

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) - Pretatyn (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 prior - Folkestone central - Ashford International - West London (tbs)
  • 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) - Birmibngham 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

Saturday 18th March 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

Saturday 25th March 2023

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

Saturday 1st April 2023

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

  • 60163 London King's Cross (pu) - Potters Bar (pu) - York (sd) - Harrogate
  • 60163 York (pu) - Harrogate (pu) - Potters Bar (sd) - London King's Cross

Additional Tour Information

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

Saturday 8th April 2023

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

Saturday 15th April 2023

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 Great Britain XV: Day 2 (Railway Touring Company)

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

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

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 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

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 - Mewmarket - Cambridge - Hitchin - London Kings Cross

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

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) -
  • LSL Steam Pool Bristol Temple Meads - Abergavenny - Hereford - Shrewsbury
  • LSL Steam Pool Shrewsbury - Hereford - Abergavenny - Bristol Temple Meads (sd) -
  • LSL Diesel Bristol Temple Meads - Yatton (sd) - Bridgwater (sd) - Taunton (sd) - Tivderton 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) - Dewsbiry (sd) - leeds

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

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
  • LSL Steam Pool Bristol Temple Meads (pu) - Abergavenny - Hereford - Shrewsbury
  • LSL Steam Pool 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

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
  • LSL Steam Pool Taunton - Exeter St Davids - Paignton - Kingswear
  • LSL Steam Pool Kingswear (pu) - Paignton - Exeter St Davids - Taunton
  • LSL Diesel 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

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
  • LSL Steam Pool Taunton - Exeer St Davids - Paignton - Kingswear
  • LSL Steam Pool Kingswear (pu) - Paignton - Exeter St Davids - Taunton
  • LSL Diesel 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) -
  • LSL Steam Pool Bristol Temple Meads - Abergavenny - Hereford - Shrewsbury
  • LSL Steam Pool 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

Saturday 22nd July 2023

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

Thursday 27th July 2023

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) -
  • LSL Steam Pool Bristol Temple Meads - Paignton - Kingswear
  • LSL Steam Pool 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

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

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

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


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