UPDATE: Reports are suggesting 35018 British India Line will return solo
The tour WILL head to Scarborough
Steam locomotive No.45562 Alberta and 35018 British India Line will be back in steam on the mainline and will be in Keighley and York on Saturday 26th September 2020.
The Jubilee and Merchant Navy locomotives are hauling The Lunes Rivers Trust, which originates in Carnforth.
The outbound leg of the railtour will be hauled by 35018 solo. Departing Carnforth at 07:35, the locomotive will pass through Wennington (07:54), Bentham (08:07), Hellifield (08:37), Gargrave (09:29), Skipton (09:39), Keighley (10:08), Shipley (10:20), Leeds (10:49), Church Fenton (11:10), York (11:26), Malton (11:59), Seamer (12:19) and Scarborough at 12:30.
Meanwhile, 45562 Alberta will make her way from the National Railway Museum (11:39), and will head through York (11:54 and 12:18), Malton (12:53), Seamer (13:14), Scarborough (13:23) and Scarborough Excursion Sidings (13:36).
The return journey, with both 45562 Alberta and 35018 British India Line will depart Scarborough at 15:50 and will then pass through Seamer (15:56), Malton (16:11), York (16:38), Church Fenton (16:54), Micklefield (17:19), Leeds (17:35), Shipley (18:04), Keighley (18:16), Skipton (18:31), Hellifield (18:45), Bentham (19:47), Wennington (19:57) and Carnforth (20:17).
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.
Please follow all Government guidance regarding coronavirus if you intend on going to photograph this tour.
For timings on these movements, please click the links below:
- 1Z24 0735 Carnforth to Scarborough
- 5Z22 1139 York N.R.M. to Scarborough Excursion Sdgs
- 1Z26 1550 Scarborough to Carnforth
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