Steam locomotive is heading for Blackpool this Saturday

A1 No. 60163 Tornado stands at Skipton ready to depart for Appleby // Credit: RailAdvent
A1 No. 60163 Tornado stands at Skipton ready to depart for Appleby // Credit: RailAdvent

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.

Timings

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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