Steam locomotive hauled ‘Fellsman’ to run this Wednesday

70000 near Gobowen
Credit: Andrew Lamport

70000 Britannia will be on the mainline once again as it hauls a railtour from Crewe to Carlisle.

The locomotive is hauling ‘The Fellsman’ via Blackburn and Settle.

Departing Crewe at 07:37, the train will head through Hartford (07:55), Warrington Bank Quay (08:13), Wigan North Western (08:30), Leyland (08:48), Blackburn (09:12), Lango (09:25), Clitheroe (09:35), Hellifield (10:40), Ribblehead (11:07), Garsdale (11:23), Appleby (11:50), Lazonby & Kirkoswald (12:35) and Carlisle at 13:05.

After 2 and a half hours in Carlisle, the locomotive will go back the same path as the outbound journey. Departing Carlisle at 15:35, the train will pass through Appleby (16:21), Blea Moor (17:13), Hellifield (17:34), Clitheroe (18:47), Blackburn (19:17), Leyland (19:46), Wigan North Western (20:03), Warrington Bank Quay (20:31), Hartford (20:55) and finally Crewe at 21:26.

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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