A4 steam locomotive heading for York this Saturday

60009 Union of South Africa approaching Hellifield
60009 Union of South Africa approaching Hellifield // Credit: Andrew Lamport

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Ex-LNER A4 No. 60009 Union of South Africa will be heading for York this Saturday.

60009 will be hauling The Yorkshireman, which runs from Ealing Broadway to York.

Departing Ealing Broadway at 06:36, the train will pass through Acton Main Line (06:40), St Albans (07:44), Luton (08:03), Bedford (08:32), Kettering (09:13), Oakham (10:26), Melton Mowbray (10:40), Loughborough (11:07), Ilkeston (11:34), Chesterfield (12:06), Moorthorpe (13:15), Church Fenton (13:37) and York at 14:09.

Diesels will replace 60009 for the return journey. Departing York at 17:10, they will call at Chesterfield (18:25), Ilkeston (18:53), Melton Mowbray (19:43), Kettering (20:28), Bedford (21:03), Luton (21:33), St Albans (21:56) and Ealing Broadway at 22:44.

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.


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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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