The Cumbrian Coast Express (London Euston – Carlisle)

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    Credit: RailView
    16th March 2019 @ 7:10 am – 11:15 pm
    London Euston
    London NW1 2DU
    Various - See Below
    The Railway Touring Company
    01553 661 500

    This Tour takes you from England’s Capital in the South to Carlisle in the very North. Starting off at London Euston Station behind a Class 86, the train travels up the West Coast Mainline collecting passengers.

    At Carnforth, the Class 86 is taken off the train, with LMS Jubilee Class No. 45690 “Leander” taking its place. The journey up the West Coast Mainline continues until reaching the Tour’s destination Carlisle.

    After a couple of hours in Carlisle, 45690 hauls the train back to Carnforth, where the Class 86 is put back on the front of the train. As the tour retraces its step’s back to London Euston Station it takes in the beautiful coast line, passing through Ravenglass on its way. Passengers are dropped off on the way.

    Tour Promoter – The Railway Touring Company

    Operator –  West Coast Railway Company Ltd


    • Electric Class 86
      • Hauls London Euston – Carnforth section and Carnforth – London Euston section
    • Steam locomotive
      • TBA
      • Hauls Carnforth – Carlisle – Ravenglass – Carnforth section


    Station Outward Return
    London Euston 07:10 23:15
    Watford Junction* 06:40 22:40
    Milton Keynes 08:00 22:00
    Northampton** 07:40 21:30
    Rugby 08:25 21:00
    Nuneaton 08:45 20:35
    Crewe 09:45 19:35
    Preston 10:30 18:30
    Carlisle 12:40 14:40


    Timing – Above are the approximate timings, Real-Time Train timings will be added when available


    • Adult – Standard (£109), First (£164) and Premier (£264)
    • Junior – Standard (£76), First (£107) and Premier (£180)
    • Family – Standard (£332), First (£489) and Premier (£798)
    Other Information

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