One of the steam locomotives based at Carnforth will pass through Preston and Ribblehead this Tuesday, 10th August 2021.
The locomotive is on a special railtour this Tuesday, hauling The Pendle Dalesman from Lancaster to Carlisle.
The railtour departs Lancaster behind the steam locomotive at 08:09 and will then pass through Preston (08:41), Blackburn (09:12), Langho (09:28), Clitheroe (09:41), Hellifield (10:21), Settle Junction (11:06), Ribblehead (11:24), Appleby (12:00), Langwathby (12:15) and arriving into Carlisle at 12:52.
After around two and half hours in Carlisle, the steam locomotive will depart Carlisle at 15:24 bound for Lancaster. It will pass through Lazonby & Kirkoswald (15:48) and will stop for water at Appleby (16:08).
Continuing down the Settle and Carlisle line, the locomotive will pass over the Ribblehead Viaduct at approx 16:59, continuing to Settle, and through Settle Junction (17:18) where it heads for Hellifield, for a water stop, at 17:26. After the water stop, the locomotive will continue towards Lancaster, heading through Clitheroe (19:20), Blackburn (19:49), Preston (20:16) and Lancaster at 21:25.
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.
For timings on these movements, please click the links below:
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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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