Steam locomotive 60163 Tornado will be on the mainline this Saturday as it heads for Blackpool.
Tornado is hauling the Illuminati this Saturday.
Departing Birmingham New Street at 11:39, the train will pass through Tame Bridge Parkway (11:55), Wolverhampton (12:15), Penkridge (12:36), Stafford (12:45), Madeley (13:29), Crewe (13:39), Winsford (13:53), Warrington Bank Quay (14:10), Wigan North Western (14:31), Preston (14:57), Kirkham & Wesham (15:44) and Blackpool North (15:58).
The return trip will see Tornado depart at 19:08, and will then pass through Kirkham & Wesham (19:23), Preston (19:35), Wigan North Western (19:55), Warrington Bank Quay (20:07), Crewe (20:35), Stafford (21:26), Wolverhampton (21:53), Bescot Stadium (22:10), Tame Bridge Parkway (22:39), Aston (22:55), Birmingham New Street (23:07)
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:
- 1Z57 1139 Birmingham New Street to Blackpool North
- 1Z58 1908 Blackpool North to Birmingham New Street
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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!