Polar Express steam train in Birmingham this Sunday

4965 Rood Ashton Hall
Credit: RailView

Steam locomotive No.4965 Rood Ashton Hall will be back in steam on the mainline and will be in Birmingham on Sunday 9th December 2018.

The locomotive is on a special Polar Express rail tour from Birmingham Moor Street to Tyseley.

The train will be operating 5 return trips between Birmingham Moor Street and Tyseley, with timings varying.

Each train will be steaming though Bordesley and Small Heath on its way to and from Tyseley Up & Down Thro Sidings.


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

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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.