Steam locomotive 60163 Tornado on the mainline tomorrow

60163 "Tornado" at Nene Valley Railway on April 22nd 2017 // Credit Jamie Duggan, RailAdvent

Steam locomotive 60163 Tornado will be back in steam on the mainline and will be on the move tomorrow!

The A1 locomotive is heading from Barrow Hill to the Wensleydale Railway.

The light engine movement looks set to be include Tornado being hauled by a West Coast Railways diesel.

The Wensleydale Railway will be hosting Tornado in 2019, see here for more information.


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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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Michael Holden avatar
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.