Steam locomotive 44871 in London this Thursday

44871 at Ingrow
Credit: RailAdvent

44871 will be back on the mainline this Thursday, as it hauls a Steam Dreams Excursion out of London Victoria.

This tour will see 44871 head out to Worcester Shrub Hill and return.

Departing London Victoria at 09:15, the train will pass through Shepherds Bush (09:35), Acton Central (09:48), Brentford (10:03), Hounslow (10:07), Staines (10:27), Ascot (10:51), Bracknell (11:01), Reading (11:44), Didcot Parkway (12:04), Swindon (12:53), Stroud (13:32), Cheltenham Spa (14:26), Ashchurch (14:38) and Worcester Shrub Hill (15:00).

The return trip will see 44871 depart Worcester Shrub Hill at 18:00. The return trip will see 44871 pass through Cheltenham Spa (18:38), Stroud (19:15), Kemble (19:34), Swindon (20:16), Reading (21:20), Bracknell (21:53), Ascot (21:50), Staines (22:23), Hounslow (22:37) and London Victoria at 23:12.

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.


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

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