When to see steam locomotive 44871 in York this Sunday

No. 44871 at Irwell Vale
No. 44871 at Irwell Vale

44871 will be back on the mainline once again this Sunday, as it heads up the East Coast Mainline with another tour.

The Black 5 locomotive is on a Steam Dreams Excursion from Finsbury Park to York.

Departing Finsbury Park at 09:02, the train will pass through Alexandra Palace (09:11), Potters Bar (09:24), Welwyn Garden City (09:43), Stevenage (09:57), Sandy (10:19), Peterborough (11:21), Spalding (11:47), Lincoln Central (12:31), Doncaster (13:51), Church Fenton (13:33) and York at 14:51.

The Black 5 now leaves the train, with the return journey being hauled by a heritage diesel locomotive.

The return journey will depart York at 18:06, and will pass through Doncaster (18:35), Newark North Gate (19:05), Peterborough (20:02), Sandy (20:49), Stevenage (21:08), Potters Bar (21:28), Finsbury Park (21:42), and London Kings Cross at 22:13.

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.

Timings

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.