Steam locomotives heading for Portsmouth this Saturday

44871 at Ingrow
Credit: RailAdvent

Not one, but two steam locomotives will be heading for Portsmouth this weekend as they haul a Steam Dreams railtour from London Waterloo.

LNER B1 No.61306 Mayflower and LMS Black 5 No.44871 will haul the tour in a top ‘n’ tailed formation.

Departing London Waterloo at 08:13, the duo will then pass through Brixton (08:38), Wimbledon (09:11), Surbiton (09:27), Woking (09:46), Guildford (09:57), Haslemere (10:28), Fratton (11:21) and Portsmouth Harbour at 11:48.

The locos will then haul a separate tour to Salisbury, timings of which will be linked here when available.

After the separate tour, the locos will depart Portsmouth at 19:55, and will then pass through Fratton (20:04), Havant (20:16), Haslemere (20:48), Guildford (21:30), Woking (21:39), Wimbledon (22:02), Clapham Junction (22:07) and London Waterloo at 22:15.

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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