Steam locomotive 61306 Mayflower passing Reading TODAY

61306 Mayflower
David Buck owns 61306 Mayflower, seen here at Lancaster
Credit: Dan Sutcliffe

Ex-LNER ‘B1’ No. 61306 ‘Mayflower’ will be heading from Southall to Didcot today, Thursday 23rd July 2020.

The B1 will be collecting a coach for David Buck, Mayflower’s owner, from Didcot, before returning back to Southall.

Departing Southall WCRC at 10:38, the B1 will pass through Southall (10:49), Drayton Green (11:14), South Greenford (11:22), Greenford West / East Junctions (11:30), South Greenford (12:05), Drayton Green (12:10), Hanwell (12:13), Southall (12:16), West Drayton (12:23), Slough (12:30), Maidenhead (12:43), Twyford (12:50), Reading (12:57), Cholsey (13:19), and Didcot Great Western Society at 13:30.

After picking up the coach, and a break, the B1 will depart Didcot at 17:05 and will then pass through Goring & Streatley (17:19), Reading (17:36), Twyford (17:53), Slough (18:24), West Drayton (18:32), Hayes & Harlington (18:37), and Southall WCRC at 18:54

Please Note: This is a light engine movement and is subject to delay, change or cancellation to the timings above. Please use links below for up-to-date timings for 61306.

If you head out to see 61306 Mayflower, please follow all Government guidance regarding social distancing and pubic transport use. If you have any symptoms of coronavirus, give this movement a miss and follow isolation guidance.


For timings on these movements, please click the links below:

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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