Steam locomotive 61306 Mayflower will be on the mainline again this Saturday, as it hauls a special railtour to Chichester and Southampton.
Departing London Paddington at 08:18, the locomotive will pass through Southall (08:32), Slough (08:55), Maidenhead (09:03), Reading (09:18), Basingstoke (09:44), Winchester (10:24), Eastleigh (10:42), Botley (10:55), Fareham (11:02), Havant (11:26), Bosham (11:35) and Chichester at 11:43.
From Chichester, 61306 Mayflower will head to Southampton via Barnham (13:52), Ford (13:56), Littlehampton (14:02), Ford (14:32), Chichester (14:46), Havant (14:58), Cosham (15:07), Fareham (15:16), St Denys (15:39) and Southampton at 15:45.
Departing Southampton at 15:50, Mayflower will retrace its steps back to Chichester, passing through St Denys (15:59), Cosham (16:30), Havant (16:42), Emsworth (16:45) and Chichester at 16:58.
With passengers back on who got off at Chichester, Mayflower will begin her return journey. Departing at 18:11, the train will pass through Emsworth (18:20), Havant (18:23), Fratton (18:35), Cosham (18:46), Botley (19:04), Eastleigh (19:14), Winchester (19:34), Basingstoke (19:55), Bramley (20:19), Reading (20:36), Twyford (21:11), Slough (21:26), Southall (21:56) and London Paddington at 22:09.
These above timings in brackets are approximate. Please click the links below, which track 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:
- 1Z10 0818 London Paddington to Chichester
- 1Z12 1342 Chichester to Littlehampton
- 1Z13 1426 Littlehampton to Southampton Central
- 1Z14 1550 Southampton Central to Chichester
- 1Z16 1811 Chichester to Fratton
- 1Z17 1839 Fratton to London Paddington
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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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