Paignton set to welcome steam locomotive 60009 Union of South Africa this Sunday

60009 Union of south africa
Credit: Langton Photography

Steam locomotive No.60009 Union of South Africa will be back in steam on the mainline and will be in Bristol and Paignton on Sunday 18th August 2019.

The A4 locomotive is on a special rail tour from Bristol Temple Meads to Kingswear.

The steam locomotive will depart Bristol Temple Meads at approximately 09:10 am.

The railtour will then leave bound for Kingswear. It will pass through Yatton (09:25), Weston Super Mare (09:41), Taunton (10:15), Tiverton Parkway (11:02), Exeter St Davids (11:19), Dawlish Warren (11:31), Teignmouth (11:38), Paignton (11:58) and Kingswear at 12:34.

Departing Kingswear at 16:50, the locomotive will pass through  Paignton (17:15), Dawlish (17:42), Tiverton Parkway (18:12), Taunton (18:27), Weston super Mare (19:31), Yatton (19:52), and Bristol Temple Meads at 20:14.

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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