Steam locomotive 45596 Bahamas’ first mainline tour announced

45596 Bahamas
Credit: ASH Railway Photography

The Keighley and Worth Valley Railway have announced that 45596 Bahamas is returning to steam in Yorkshire for the first time in 25 years.

45596’s first mainline tour has now been announced, with seats being available for the general public.

The tour will be promoted by the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway, in partnership with the Bahamas Locomotive Society and West Coast Railways.

‘Bahamas’ will run from Oxenhope to Carlisle and return on Saturday 9th February 2019.

This tour will be the first time the locomotive has completed a revenue earning run on the mainline since 1994!

Tickets will be available to purchase on Friday 16th November 2018.

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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.

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