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Steam locomotive 45690 Leander will be back in steam on the mainline and will be in and around Preston, Blackburn and Carlisle on Tuesday 12th June 2018.
The locomotive is on a special railtour by Statesman Rail on Sunday, 10th June 2018. 45690 is hauling The Fellsman. The tour sees the steam locomotive steam through Preston, Blackburn, Clitheroe and Settle on its way to Carlisle.
The steam locomotive will depart Lancaster at approximately 08:00 am.
The railtour will then leave Lancaster, bound for Carlisle, where it will arrive at 13:04.
The tour will stop at Preston around 08:30 for a 4-minute break, departing at 08:34. Leander will then make stops at Blackburn (08:58), Clitheroe (09:26) and Long Preston (10:50) to pick up passengers. On the return trip, the steam locomotive will head via Settle and Hellifield to get back to Lancaster, arriving back at 21:38.
For timings on these movements, please click the links below:
- Outbound: 1Z70 0802 Lancaster to Carlisle via Preston, Blackburn, and Settle
- Return: 1Z72 1535 Carlisle to Lancaster via Appleby, Ribblehead and Hellifield
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