Steam Loco Movements 2018
updated Mon 21-May-18


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MAINLINE STEAM LOCO MOVEMENTS 2018
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This is an unofficial list of booked steam locomotive light engine and ecs movements over Network Rail lines during 2016. The information is provided in good faith, but is NOT comprehensive and is not guaranteed accurate! Such movements quite often run at different times from those booked. Note that light engine and support coach moves on the same day as a related railtour will normally appear on railtour times page. No responsibility is accepted for any errors or omissions.

Comments, updates, corrections (or criticism) are very welcome. Please send by email to: webmaster at uksteam.info. A very special thanks to all those who have contributed information - especially details of planned tours, train times, and updates on main line locomotives. Please keep sending it !

Note: Please do NOT contact train operators for further details on these loco movements. It causes unneccessary additional work for staff and is not welcome.

Note Some movements may not be shown until after the event, at the request of the operator.


|2017|Jan|Feb|Mar |Apr|May|Jun|Jul |Aug|Sep|Oct|Nov |Dec|2019|
|This week|
|Loco locations|

|Steam hauled tours|
|Abbreviations|


     Date      Route   Notes
Week 01
Wed 03-Jan 45407: Fort William-Carnforth [Times] D+E+ECS
Thu 04-Jan 45407: Carnforth-Castleton [Times] E+C
Week 02
Mon 08-Jan 60103: York-Blackburn-Castleton [Times] E+C
Week 03
Sat 20-Jan   [No movements this week]    
Week 04
Sat 27-Jan   [No movements this week]    
Week 05
Wed 31-Jan 60009: Bury-York [Times] [CANCELLED] E+C
Thu 01-Feb 60009: York-Stewarts Lane [Times] [CANCELLED] E+C
Week 06
Sat 10-Feb   [No movements this week]    
Week 07
Tue 13-Feb 60163: East Leake (GCRN)-Didcot [Times] [CANCELLED]
[Cancelled - TPWS issue]
E+C
Thu 15-Feb 46100: Southall-Crewe [Times] D+E+C
Fri 16-Feb 60163: Didcot (GWS)-Battersea Loop [Times] [CANCELLED] E+C
Sat 17-Feb 60163: Stewarts Lane-Doncaster [Times] [CANCELLED] E+C
Week 08
Mon 19-Feb 60163: East Leake-Doncaster [Times] E+C
Thu 22-Feb 46201: Butterley-Carnforth [Times] D+E+C
Fri 23-Feb 35018: Carnforth-Hellifield-Preston-Carnforth [Times]
[35018 failed at Hellifield. Returmed tender first to Carnforth]
E+ECS
Week 09
Wed 28-Feb 70013: Norwich-Southall [Times] E+C
Thu 01-Mar 45690: Carnforth-Castleton [Times] E+C
Week 10
Tue 06-Mar 45212: Castleton-Southall [wcrc] [Times] E+C
Tue 06-Mar 46100: Crewe-Chester-Crewe (twice) [lsl] [Times]
[Crew training]
E+C
Wed 07-Mar 35018: Carnforth-Hellifield-Preston-Carnforth [wcrc] [Times]
[35018 test run]
E+ECS
Wed 07-Mar 46100: Crewe-Chester-Crewe (twice) [lsl] [Times]
[Crew training]
E+ECS
Thu 08-Mar 46100: Crewe-Chester-Crewe (twice) [lsl] [Times]
[Crew training]
E+ECS
Week 11
Mon 12-Mar 45407+45690: Castleton-Carnforth [Times] 2E+C
Tue 13-Mar 60163+61264>: Grosmont-Crewe-Kidderminster [CANCELLED]
[Cancelled (bridge bash). Move now by road]
  E+C
Wed 14-Mar 45231: Alton-Southall [Times] E+C
Week 12
Sat 24-Mar      
Week 13
Mon 26-Mar 60163: Bescot-Catleton [Times] E+C
Tue 27-Mar 44871: Keighley-Carnforth [Times] E+C
Wed 28-Mar 44871+45407: Carnforth-Fort William [Times]
[45407 running as 45157]
2E+ECS+D
Wed 28-Mar 34046: Southall-Crewe [Times] E+C
Week 14
Tue 03-Apr 48151: Carnforth-York [Times] E+C
Thu 05-Apr 60163: Castleton-Stewarts Lane [Times] E+C
Fri 06-Apr 48151: Carnforth-York [Times] [CANCELLED]   E+C
Fri 06-Apr 61264: Grosmont-York [Times] E+C
Week 15
Fri 13-Apr 31806: Swanage-Yeovil Jn [Times]
[Test run]
E+ECS+D
Sun 15-Apr 48151: Hellifield-Carnforth [Times] D+E+ECS
Week 16
Mon 16-Apr 60163: Ferme Park-Butterley [CANCELLED]   E+C
Tue 17-Apr 60103: Castleton-Southall [Times] E+C
Tue 17-Apr 34046: Crewe-Chester-Crewe (twice) [Times] E+C
Thu 19-Apr 60009: Castleton-Bo'ness [Times] [CANCELLED]
[60009 unfit to run - cylinder issues]
  E+C
Thu 19-Apr 35018: Carnforth-York [Times] E+C
Sun 22-Apr 45690: Bo'ness-Carnforth [Times]
[Heavily delayed at Beattock by over-running engineering works]
E+C
Week 17
Tue 24-Apr 45212: Southall-Crewe [Revised Times] E+C
Tue 24-Apr 60009: Castleton-Cardiff [Times] [CANCELLED]
[60009 unfit -firebox issues]
  E+C
Tue 24-Apr 34046: Crewe-Telford-Crewe [Times] E+C
Thu 26-Apr 60103: York-Bury ELR [Times] E+C
Week 18
Sat 05-May      
Week 19
Sat 12-May      
Week 20
Thu 17-May 60103: Castleton-Carnforth-York - updated (15/05) E+C
Week 21
Fri 25-May 35028: Stewarts Lane-Southall - updated (21/05) E+C
Sat 26-May      
Week 22
Tue 29-May 35028: Bishops Lydeard-Bristol - updated (21/05) E+C
Sat 02-Jun      
Week 23
Sat 09-Jun      
Week 24
Sat 16-Jun      
Week 25
Sat 23-Jun      
Week 26
Sat 30-Jun      
Week 27
Week 28
Week 29
Week 30
Week 31
Week 32
Week 33
Week 34
Week 35
Week 36
Week 37
Week 38
Week 39
Week 40
Week 41
Week 42
Week 43
Week 44
Week 45
Week 46
Week 47
Week 48
Week 49
Week 50
Week 51
Week 52
Week 53


[Movements in 2019]

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Locations of currently operational main line locos as at 02:00 Sun 20-May

Site          Locos
Southall (LS) 45231
Southall (WCRC) 45212
Stewarts Lane 35028
Didcot GWS srm93
West Somerset Rly 6024
Swanage 31608
North Norfolk Rly 76084 -
Nene Valley Rly 60163
Tyseley 4965, 5043, 7752, 9466, 9600,
4936, 45595, 7029, 71000
Crewe LSL 34046, 46100, 5029, 60019, 60532, 70000
Bury 60009
Butterley 46233
Carnforth 35018, 45690, 45699, 62005,
34016, 34067, 44932, 46115, 46201, 61306
Hellifield 48151
Keighley & Worth Valley Rly 70013
York NRM 60007
NYMR 61994, 61264
Edinburgh 60103
Fort William 44871, 45157
Elsewhere 45305,


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