Steam locomotive 60009 Union of South Africa arrives at the Nene Valley Railway tomorrow

60009 union of south africa at Townsend Fold on the east lancashire railway
60009 at Townsend Fold // Credit: RailAdvent
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Steam locomotive 60009 Union of South Africa will be back in steam tomorrow on the mainline and will be passing through Peterborough on its journey.

The A4 locomotive is on a light engine movement. 60103 is moving from the WCRC Southall Depot, where it has been stabled whilst on tours and is heading down to the Nene Valley Railway for her visit. She will set off from Southall at 10:24

The steam locomotive will stop at Acton Main Line at approximately 11:08 am, before heading off for Peterborough at 11:25 am.

From Acton Mainline, it will head via Gospel Oak, Finsbury Park, Alexandra Park, Stevenage and Peterborough to get to Orton Mere.


For timings on these movements, please click the links below:

As always, please respect the dangers of the railway. Please do not trespass on the railway to see this iconic locomotive – stay to public access spots!

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I have had an interest in Railways for as long as I can remember. I am a member of a number of heritage railways and actively volunteer at 2 of them. I enjoy all types of railways, real life, model and simulations. I started RailAdvent in 2014 and am the main editor of the site.