Steam locomotive 45690 Leander heading for Holyhead this Sunday

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Steam locomotive 45690 Leander will be back in steam on the mainline and will be in Liverpool and Llandudno on Sunday 21st July 2019.

The Jubilee locomotive is on a special railtour on Sunday. 45690 Leander is hauling the North Wales Express on Sunday.

The railtour departs Crewe behind a diesel locomotive at approximately 09:36 am.

The railtour will then leave Crewe, bound for Liverpool Lime Street, passing through Winsford (09:47), Acton Bridge (09:54), Runcorn (10:06), Liverpool South Parkway (10:21), Edge Hill (10:32) and Liverpool Lime Street at 10:37.

Here, 45690 Leander is added to the train. Departing Liverpool at 10:55, it will pass through Edge Hill (10:59), Liverpool South Parkway (11:08), Runcorn (11:18), Frodsham (11:44), Chester (12:23), Flint (12:40), Prestatyn (12:55), Colwyn Bay (13:10), Llandudno Junction (13:15), Bangor (13:55), Llanfair P.G. (14:05), Valley (14:25) and Holyhead at 14:37.

After around 3 hours in Holyhead, the train will depart for Liverpool Lime Street. It will pass through Bangor (18:37), Llandudno Junction (19:06), Rhyl (19:57), Shotton (20:21), Chester (20:34), Frodsham (21:11), Runcorn (21:47), Liverpool South Parkway (22:04) and Liverpool Lime Street at 22:24.

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 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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