Diary Dates – Steam Events

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August

7 ‘The Pennine Limited’
Norwich, Carlisle & return. Steam-hauled Hellifield, Carlisle and return.
Loco: No. 35018 British India Line,
No. 45690 Leander or No. 46115 Scots Guardsman. RTC

8 ‘Settle & Carlisle Steam Special’
Glasgow Central, Settle & return. Steam-hauled Carlisle, Settle, Carnforth.
Loco: No. 6201 Princess Elizabeth. NB

11 ‘Settle & Carlisle Steam Special’
Crewe, Carlisle & return. Steam-hauled Carnforth, Carlisle, Settle, Preston.
Loco: No. 6201 Princess Elizabeth. NB

11 ‘The Welsh Marches Express’
Wigan North Western, Cardiff & return. Steam-hauled Crewe, Cardiff and return.
Loco: No. 34046 Braunton or No. 45231 or No. 46100 Royal Scot. ST

14 ‘The West Somerset Steam Express’
Paddington, West Somerset Railway & return. Steam-hauled throughout.
Locos: TBA. RTC

14 ‘Eastern Union Railway 175’
Colchester, Bury St Edmunds & return (3 trips). Evening circular tour from Colchester & Ipswich. Steam-hauled throughout.
Locos: No. 61306 Mayflower & TBA. SD

15 ‘Eastern Union Railway 175’
Ipswich, Bury St Edmunds & return (4 trips). Evening circular tour from Colchester & Ipswich. Steam-hauled throughout.
Locos: No. 61306 Mayflower & TBA. SD

15 ‘The Forth Circle’
Linlithgow (am), Dalmeny, Inverkeithing (pm), Forth Bridge, Stirling, Falkirk & return. Steam-hauled throughout.
Loco: No. 60163 Tornado. SRPS

18 ‘Settle & Carlisle Steam Special’
Grimsby, Carlisle & return. Steam-hauled Carnforth, Carlisle, Settle, Hellifield.
Loco: No. 6201 Princess Elizabeth. NB

18 ‘The White Rose’
Wolverhampton, York & return. Steam-hauled Crewe, York and return.
Loco: No. 34046 Braunton or No. 45231 or No. 46100 Royal Scot. ST

18 ‘The John Farrow Salute’
London Victoria, Sherborne & return. Steam-hauled throughout.
Loco: No. 35028 Clan Line. UKRT

21 Bahamas Weekend
Nene Valley Railway, Wansford Station, Peterborough, PE8 6LR
www.nvr.org.uk
Join the NVR as we celebrate steam hauled services with Bahamas. We are delighted that Bahamas will be a special guest throughout the event, and will be hauling passenger trains during the weekend.

21 ‘The Clyde Aberdonian’
Glasgow, Stirling, Aberdeen & return. Steam-hauled throughout.
Loco: No. 60163 Tornado. A1SLT

21 ‘The Cotswold Venturer’
Paddington, Worcester & return. Steam-hauled throughout.
Loco: TBA. RTC

21 ‘The Lakelander’
Shrewsbury, Carlisle & return. Steam-hauled Chester, Carlisle and return.
Loco: No. 34046 Braunton or No. 45231 or No. 46100 Royal Scot. ST

22 ‘The Cathedrals Express’
Paddington, Oxford, Stratford-upon Avon & return. Steam-hauled throughout.
Loco: TBA. SD

28 ‘The Cumbrian Mountain Express’
Crewe, Shap, Carlisle, Settle, Crewe. Steam-hauled throughout.
Loco: No. 35018 British India Line,
No. 45690 Leander or No. 46115 Scots Guardsman. RTC

28 ‘The Cathedrals Express’
King’s Cross, Great Yarmouth & return. Steam-hauled King’s Cross-Great Yarmouth and Norwich-King’s Cross.
Loco: TBA. SD

28 ‘The Merchant of Norfolk’
King’s Cross, Norwich & return. Steam-hauled throughout.
Loco: No. 35028 Clan Line. UKRT

29 ‘The Royal Duchy’
Slough, Par & return. Steam-hauled Taunton, Plymouth and return.
Loco: TBA. RTC

September

1 ‘The William Shakespeare’
Holyhead, Stratford-upon-Avon & return. Steam-hauled Crewe, Stratford-upon-Avon and return.
Loco: No. 34046 Braunton or No. 45231 or No. 46100 Royal Scot. ST

Regular

Daily until October 29
‘The Jacobite’
Fort William, Mallaig & return (pm train until October 1). Steam-hauled throughout.
Locos: Nos. 44871, 45407 or 62005. WCR

Tuesdays August 10, 17, 24, 31, September 14 ‘The Royal Windsor Express’
London Victoria, Windsor & Eton Riverside (am and pm). Steam-hauled throughout.
Loco: No. 61306. SD

Tuesdays August 10, 17, 24, 31, September 14 ‘The Sunset Steam Express’
London Victoria, Guildford, Dorking, Reigate & return. Steam-hauled throughout.
Loco: No. 61306. SD

Tuesdays August 24, September 14
‘The Dalesman’
Chester, Carlisle & return. Steam-hauled Hellifield, Carlisle, Carnforth.
Loco: No. 35018 British India Line,
No. 45690 Leander or No. 46115 Scots Guardsman. WCR

Tuesdays August 10, 17, 31, September 21
‘The Pendle Dalesman’
Lancaster, Carlisle & return.
Steam-hauled throughout.
Loco: No. 35018 British India Line,
No. 45690 Leander or No. 46115 Scots Guardsman. WCR

Thursdays August 12, September 2, 23
‘The Dalesman’
York, Carlisle & return. Steam-hauled Hellifield, Carlisle and return.
Loco: No. 35018 British India Line,
No. 45690 Leander or No. 46115 Scots Guardsman. WCR

Thursdays August 19, 26, September 9, 16
‘The Scarborough Spa Express’
Carnforth, Scarborough & return.
Steam-hauled York, Scarborough & return.
Loco: No. 45699 Galatea. WCR

Thursdays August 12 and September 2, Saturday September 11
‘The Aberdonian’
Edinburgh, Aberdeen & return.
Steam-hauled throughout.
Loco: No. 60163 Tornado. A1SLT

Thursdays August 19 and September 2
‘The Dorset Coast Express’
London Victoria, Weymouth & return.
Steam-hauled throughout.
Loco: TBA, No. 31806 Weymouth-Southampton. RTC

Sundays August 8, 15, 22, September 5
‘The Waverley’
York, Carlisle & return.
Steam-hauled throughout.
Locos: No. 45699 Galatea August 8, 15 and September 5, No. 60103 Flying Scotsman August 22. RTC

Sundays August 8, 15, 22 & 29
‘The Shakespeare Express’
Birmingham, Stratford-upon-Avon & return (twice each day).
Steam-hauled throughout.
Loco: No. 7029 Clun Castle. VT

Tour promoters key:

A1SLT A1 Steam Locomotive Trust
01325 488215

BEL Belmond Pullman
0845 0772 222


NB Northern Belle
01270 899638


PT Pathfinder Tours
01453 835414


RTC Railway Touring Company
01553 661500

SD Steam Dreams
01483 209888


SRPS Scottish Railway Preservation Society
0131 202 1033

SR Statesman Rail
0345 310 2458


ST Saphos Trains
0800 038 5320

UKRT UK Railtours
01438 715050


VT Vintage Trains
0121 708 4960

WCR West Coast Railways
0333 996 6720