Steam locomotive 60163 Tornado will be back in steam on the mainline and will be in Tebay, Carlisle and Settle on Thursday 7th October 2021.
The A1 locomotive is on a section of a special railtour, with 60163 Tornado hauling The Northern Belle.
The tour starts from Coventry behind diesel locomotives. Departing Coventry at 07:18, the train will pass through Birmingham International (07:28), Wolverhampton (08:25), Stafford (08:42), Crewe (09:13), Warrington Bank Quay (09:47), Wigan North Western (09:56), Preston (10:10), Lancaster (10:27) and Carnforth North Junction at 10:36.
Here, 60163 Tornado is added to the train.
Departing Carnforth North Jn at 11:26, the locomotive will pass through Oxenholme Lake District (11:41), Tebay (11:57), Penrith North Lakes (12:20) and Carlisle at 12:41.
After around 2 hours in Carlisle, the train will depart at 14:19 and will pass through Lazonby & Kirkoswald (14:46), Appleby (15:06), Ribblehead (15:55), Hellifield (16:20), Clitheroe (17:11), Blackburn (17:33) and Preston at 17:54.
Here 60163 Tornado is taken off the train and is replaced by diesel locomotives. The tour returns to Coventry, calling at Crewe (19:38), Stafford (20:18), Wolverhampton (21:00), Birmingham International (21:40), and Coventry at 21:55.
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:
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