LMS ‘Scot’ No. 46100 ‘Royal Scot’ will be passing through Ravenglass tomorrow as it hauls a special railtour on Saturday, 15th August 2020.
The Scot will be hauling a tour from Crewe to Carlisle and back.
Departing Wolverhampton at 06:05, the train will be hauled by a heritage diesel. Once the train has departed Wolverhampton, it will pass through Codsall (06:12), Telford Central (06:29), Wellington (06:40), Shrewsbury (07:02), Whitchurch (07:35), and Crewe at 08:00.
With 46100 Royal Scot now attached to the train, the railtour departs Crewe at 08:30 and will pass through Hartford (08:45), Warrington Bank Quay (08:58), Wigan North Western (09:26), Preston (09:44), Lancaster (10:34), Oxenholme Lake District (10:54), Tebay (11:44) and Carlisle at 12:28.
After a break in Carlisle of around 3 hours, the tour then departs Carlisle at 15:30 and will pass through Wigton (16:05), Maryport (16:32), Workington (16:40), Whitehaven (17:21), St Bees (17:31), Sellafield (17:45), Ravenglass (17:55), Millom (18:13), Barrow-in-Furness (19:03), Ulverston (19:20), Grange-over-Sands (19:33), Carnforth (19:46), Lancaster (19:55), Preston (20:20), Wigan North Western (21:02), Warrington Bank Quay (21:17), Winsford (21:36) and Crewe at 21:47.
The heritage diesels will take over the train at Crewe and will depart at 22:15, and will then head back to Wolverhampton, passing through Whitchurch (22:33), Shrewsbury (22:58), Wellington (23:15), Telford Central (23:25), Codsall (23:41) and Wolverhampton at 00:10.
Please be aware that these are preliminary timings are subject to change.
If you head out to see 46100 Royal Scot on its way from Crewe to Carlisle, then please follow all Government guidance regarding social distancing and public transport use. If you have any symptoms of coronavirus, give this tour a miss and follow isolation guidance.
For timings on these movements, please click the links below:
- 1Z60 0605 Wolverhampton to Crewe
- 1Z61 0830 Crewe to Carlisle
- Via the WCML
- 1Z62 1530 Carlisle to Crewe
- Via the Cumbrian Coast line
- 1Z63 2215 Crewe to Wolverhampton
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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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