Please Note: A WCRC diesel will haul the tour from Carlisle to Darlington
Ex-LNER A3 No. 60103 Flying Scotsman will be on the mainline this Saturday as it heads a railtour to Carlisle.
Departing the Derby at 05:50 behind a diesel locomotive and will pass through Long Eaton (06:01), Beeston (06:11), Ilkeston (06:35), Alfreton (06:48), Chesterfield (07:06) and Doncaster at 07:54.
Here, Flying Scotsman is added to the train. Departing at 08:42 the train will pass through Pontefract Monkhill (09:12), Shipley (10:22), Keighley (10:42), Gargrave (11:00), Hellifield (11:12), Ribblehead (12:25), Appleby (13:02), Langwathby (13:16) and Carlisle at 13:52.
After servicing, the return trip will depart Carlisle at 16:07 and will pass through Haltwhistle (16:41), Hexham (17:05), Metrocentre (17:34), Durham (18:23) and Darlington at 18:50, where Flying Scotsman is replaced. The diesels will haul the tour back to Derby via York (20:06), Church Fenton (20:23), Chesterfield (21:24), Alfreton (21:41), Ilkeston (21:55), Beeston (22:28), Long Eaton (22:49) and Derby at 23:01.
Meanwhile, back at Darlington, Flying Scotsman will make her way to Shildon for the summer. Departing Darlington at 19:04, the locomotive will head for turning at Darlington South (19:06 and 20:04), Darlington (20:09), North Road (20:12) Heighington (20:23) and Shildon at 20:35.
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.
Please follow all UK wide and local restrictions regarding Coronavirus. If you have felt unwell or have any symptoms, please self-isolate at home, and DO NOT head out to see this movement.
For timings on these movements, please click the links below:
- 5Z62 0623 York N.R.M. to Doncaster
- 1Z64 0550 Derby to Carlisle
- 5Z66 1545 Carlisle to Carlisle
- 1Z66 1607 Carlisle to Derby
- 5Z67 1904 Darlington to Shildon
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