Steam locomotive 60163 Tornado in Gloucester this Saturday

60163 Tornado rounding bend
Credit: RailView

Ex-LNER ‘A1’ No. 60153 ‘Tornado’ will be in Gloucester this Saturday as it hauls a railtour to Shrewsbury.

Departing Eastleigh behind a diesel locomotive, the train will pass through Basingstoke (06:56), Reading West (07:29), Didcot Parkway (07:51), Swindon (08:15), Kemble (08:34), Stroud (08:53), Stonehouse (09:01) and Gloucester at 09:18.

Here, Tornado takes charge of the train and will pass through Chepstow (10:11), Cwmbran (10:50), Abergavenny (11:06), Hereford (12:13), Ludlow (13:01) and Shrewsbury at 13:42.

The return journey will depart Shrewsbury at 16:12 and will pass through Ludlow (16:53), Hereford (17:27), Cwmbran (18:14), Caldicot (19:16), Lydney (19:32) and Gloucester at 19:54.

Here, the diesel locomotive will take back charge of the train and will pass through Stonehouse (20:47), Stroud (20:55), Kemble (21:14), Swindon (21:31), Didcot Parkway (21:56), Reading West (22:28), Basingstoke (22:48), and Eastleigh at6 23:32.

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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