This Saturday, 16th October 2021, LNER A1 No. 60163 Tornado will haul part of a tour to Carlisle from Crewe.
Departing Crewe at 09:27 behind diesel locomotives, the tour will pass through Warrington Bank Quay (09:49), Wigan North Western (09:59), Preston (10:14), Lancaster (10:34 and Carnforth at 10:44, where Tornado is added to the train.
Tornado will then continue up the West Coast Main Line, passing through Oxenholme Lake District (11:32), Tebay (11:48) and Penrith North Lakes (12:12) before arriving into Carlisle at 13:32.
After servicing and time for passengers to explore Carlisle, Tornado will depart at 14:20 and will pass through Appleby (15:05), Ribblehead (15:59) Hellifield (16:18), Clitheroe (17:10), Blackburn (17:33), Preston (17:54 – Tornado taken off the train here), Wigan North Western (18:53), Warrington Bank Quay (19:02) and Crewe at 19:35.
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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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