Steam locomotive 45596 Bahamas on tour heading through Skipton this Saturday

45596 Bahamas at Long Preston
45596 Bahamas at Long Preston // Credit: RailAdvent

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Steam locomotive 45596 Bahamas will be back in steam on the mainline and will be on a tour passing through Keighley and Skipton on its way to Carlisle on Saturday 22nd February 2020.

The Jubilee locomotive is on a special railtour tomorrow with 45596 is hauling The Bahamas Railtour.

The railtour departs Oxenhope behind the locomotive at approximately 08:30 am.

Travelling through Haworth and Keighley and then onto the mainline, the locomotive will pass through Skipton (09:33), Hellifield (09:48), Ribblehead (10:57), Appleby (11:35), Langwathby (11:51), and finally Carlisle at 12:48.

The return journey will depart Carlisle at 15:29, and will then pass through Appleby (16:15), Garsdale (17:03), Ribblehead (17:16), Gargrave (18:23), Skipton (18:33), and Keighley at 18:46, where a KWVR resident will haul the tour up to Oxenhope.

These above timings in brackets are approximate; 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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