After decades off the mainline, 45596 Bahamas will return to the mainline this Tuesday as it undergoes tests after its completed overhaul.
Test runs will take place on the 15th January 2019 between Tyseley Steam Trust and Stratford-upon-Avon.
Departing Tyseley at 13:20, the Jubilee class of locomotive will head via Tyseley Up and Down Sidings (13:37), Whitlocks End (14:01), Henley-in-Arden (14:17) and Bearley Jn (14:25) before arriving into Stratford-upon-Avon at 14:31.
After around 90 minutes, the locomotive will depart Stratford-upon-Avon at 15:52, and will then head via the same route as the outbound journey – heading via Henley-in-Arden (16:08), Wood End (16:21), Whitlocks End (16:29) and Tyseley Up and Down Sidings (16:39) before arriving into Tyseley Steam Trust at 17:12.
These above timings in brackets are approximate timings, please click the links below, which tracks the train throughout the day to keep you up to date on when it will pass through your local station.
Please note: this is a test run, please be aware this run may be altered or cancelled at short notice. Please check before heading out that this path is running.
For timings on these movements, please click the links below:
- Outbound: 5Z62 1320 Tyseley Steam Trust to Stratford-upon-Avon via Henley-in-Arden
- Return: 5Z63 1552 Stratford-upon-Avon to Tyseley Steam Trust via Henley-in-Arden
For more timings on locomotive movements on the mainline, please see our Locomotive Movements page by clicking here.
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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!