Steam locomotives 45212 and 45407 heading for Scotland this Tuesday

45212 and 45407 at Appleby
Credit: Tom Houseman
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Steam locomotives No.45212 and 45407 ‘The Lancashire Fusilier’ will be back in steam on the mainline and will be in Carlisle and Rannoch Tuesday 16th April 2019.

The Black 5 locomotives are on a light engine movement from Carnforth Steamtown to Fort William Yard, in preparation for this years Jacobite season.

The steam locomotive will depart the Carnforth Steamtown at approximately 05:34.

The railtour will then leave the Carnforth Steamtown, where it will steam through Oxenholme (08:01), Carlisle (10:22), Lockerbie (12:39), Carstairs (13:44), Springburn (14:53), Crianlarich (17:59), Rannoch (19:39), and Tulloch (20:16) before arriving into Fort William (21:12).

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 light engine movement, 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:

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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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