MainLine Steam Tours 2004
updated Fri 31-Dec-04

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MAINLINE STEAM TOUR PROGRAMME 2004


Welcome to the UK Steam Railtour pages. This is an unofficial list of scheduled steam-hauled excursions over Network Rail lines during 2004. The information is updated regularly, and is provided in good faith, but is not guaranteed accurate! No responsibility is accepted for any errors or omissions. Always check with the rail tour operator for current information, as tours are often cancelled or amended at short notice.

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Date Route Bookings
Week 01
Wed 31-Dec VSOE NEW YEARS EVE SPECIAL [Times]
Victoria-Winchfield (VSOE) [ews]
4472: Victoria-Winchfield-Victoria
VSOE
Sat 03-Jan THE MORECAMBE AND WISE [Times]
Northampton-Morecambe (OC91) [ews]
45407 34027 34067+76079: Preston-Copy Pit-Wakefield-Skipton-Morecambe-Heysham -Morecambe-Preston
[34067 replaces 45407 which is unavailable]
[Fully booked]
PSTR
Week 02
Mon 05-Jan VSOE SURREY HILLS LUNCHEON EXCURSION [p-Times]
London Victoria-Guildford (VSOE) [ews]
4472: Victoria-Guildford-Victoria
VSOE
Sat 10-Jan VSOE EXCURSION [Times]
London Kensington-Southampton E Docks (VSOE) [ews]
4472: Kensington Olympia-Southampton ED and return
[Revised starting point]
VSOE
Week 03
Sat 17-Jan   [No steam this week]  
Week 04
Sat 24-Jan   [No steam this week]  
Week 05
Sat 31-Jan   [No steam this week]  
Week 06
Sat 07-Feb   [No steam this week]  
Week 07
Sat 14-Feb THE VALENTINE'S CUMBRIAN MOUNTAIN EXPRESS [Times]
Newport-Carlisle (OC91) [ews]
45407 34067+76079(as 76029): Preston-Hellifield-Carlisle
[34067 replaces 45407 which is unavailable]
PSTR
Week 08
Sat 21-Feb THE CUMBRIAN MOUNTAIN EXPRESS [Times]
Lincoln-Carlisle (OC91) [ews]
45407 34067+76079: Carlisle-Hellifield-Blackburn
[34067 replaces 45407 which is unavailable]
PSTR
Week 09
Sat 28-Feb THE ANGLIAN AMBASSADOR [Times]
Bristol-Ely (CP01) [ews]
34067: Willesden-Ely-Willesden
PATH
Sat 28-Feb THE CATHEDRALS EXPRESS [Times]
London Waterloo-Exeter Victoria-Weymouth (RP01) [merlin]
34016 73096: Victoria-Salisbury-Yeovil Jc, Weymouth-Yeovil PM, Yeovil Jc-Victoria
[Rescheduled from 29-Dec-03, revised route to Weymouth not Exeter]
STDR
Week 10
Wed 03-Mar VSOE EXCURSION [Times]
London Victoria-Bath-Bristol (VSOE) [ews]
4472: Victoria-Newbury-Bristol-Newbury-Victoria
[4472 unavailable due to hot box repairs. Ran diesel hauled]
VSOE
Sat 06-Mar    
Week 11
Fri 12-Mar VSOE SURREY HILLS LUNCHEON SPECIAL [Times]
London Victoria-Guildford (VSOE) [ews]
4472 34067: Victoria-Guildford-Victoria
[Fully booked] [34067 replaces 4472 which is unavailable]
VSOE
Sat 13-Mar THE YORKSHIRE TERRIER [Times]
London Kings Cross-Scarborough (OC91) [ews]
61264: Doncaster-York-Scarborough-Bridlington-Goole-Doncaster
[Fully booked] [Reversed itinerary]
[61264 failed near Driffield with leaking tubes]
PSTR
Week 12
Sat 20-Mar THE BRISTOLIAN [Times]
Ashford-Bristol (CP01) [merlin]
5029: Victoria-Acton-Newbury-Bristol-Bath-Swindon-Acton
STAF
Sat 20-Mar THE EXCALIBUR EXPRESS [Times] [CANCELLED]
London-Euston-Carlisle (WSXT)
34067: Preston-Shap-Carlisle
KFSR
Sat 20-Mar THE CAMBRIAN COAST EXPRESS [Times]
Northampton-Aberystwyth (OC91) [ews]
7802 45407 (/76079): Shrewsbury-Aberystwyth and return
[Fully booked] [7802 replaced due to gauging problems]
PSTR
Sun 21-Mar THE CAMBRIAN LIMITED [Times]
Birmingham-Tywyn (OC91) [ews]
7802 45407 (/76079): Shrewsbury-Tywyn and return
[7802 replaced due to gauging problems]
PSTR
Week 13
Sat 27-Mar THE LONDONER [Times]
Cleethorpes-London Kings Cross (OC91) [ews]
61264: Cleethorpes-Grimsby-Scunthorpe-Doncaster-Kings Cross
RYTC
Sat 27-Mar Charter Shuttles [Times]
Carnforth-Preston (WCRC) [wcrc]
62005: Carnforth-Lancaster-Preston-Hellifield-Carnforth (Twice), Carnforth-Lancaster-Preston-Lancaster-Carnforth
LCRT
Sun 28-Mar THE CATHEDRALS EXPRESS [Times]
Alton-Gloucester (RP01) [merlin]
34016 73096: Alton-Kensington Olympia-Swindon-Gloucester and return
STDR
Week 14
Sat 03-Apr THE CITADEL EXPRESS [Times]
Bristol-Carlisle (OC91) [ews]
6201: Preston-Shap-Carlisle-Shap-Preston
[Fully booked]
[6201 failed at Carlisle]
PSTR
Week 15
Wed 07-Apr THE CATHEDRALS EXPRESS [Times]
London Victoria-Canterbury (RP01) [merlin]
34016 73096: Victoria-Canterbury and return
STDR
Sat 10-Apr THE EASTERLING [Times]
London Liverpool St-Lowestoft (OC91) [ews]
61264: Liverpool St-Ipswich-Diss-Norwich-Lowestoft -Halesworth-Ipswich-Liverpool St
[Reversed route]
[Steam terminated following incident at Norwich]
RYTC
Sat 10-Apr THE EXCALIBUR EXPRESS [CANCELLED]
Finsbury Park-Carlisle (WSXT)
34067: Carlisle-Settle-Leeds-York
KFSR
Sun 11-Apr OLDHAM LOOP SHUTTLES [CANCELLED]
Manchester-Oldham (x trips)(CPxx) [merlin]
45407/76079: Manchester-Oldham-Manchester (x times)
RLYS
Week 16
Mon 12-Apr OLDHAM LOOP SHUTTLES [CANCELLED]
Manchester-Oldham (x trips)(CPxx) [merlin]
45407/76079: Manchester-Oldham-Manchester (x times)
RLYS
Sat 17-Apr VSOE EXCURSION [Times]
London Victoria-Worcester (VSOE) [ews]
4472 34067 (/60009): Victoria-Staines-Oxford-Worcester and return
VSOE
Week 17
Sat 24-Apr Charter [CANCELLED]
London Kings Cross-York-Paddington (WSXT)
34067: York-Toton, Derby-Kettering-St Albans-Greenford-Paddington
KFSR
Sat 24-Apr THE SOUTH WALES TANKIE [POSTPONED to 30-Oct]
Cardiff-Swansea (OC91) [ews]
5553: Cardiff-Barry-Bridgend-Swansea and return
PSTR
Sun 25-Apr THE SOUTH WALES TANKIE [POSTPONED to 31-Oct]
Cardiff-Hereford (OC91) [ews]
5553: Cardiff-Abergavenny-Hereford and return
PSTR
Week 18
Wed 28-Apr THE CATHEDRALS EXPRESS [Times]
London Waterloo-Yeovil (RP01) [merlin]
34016 73096: Waterloo-Salisbury-Yeovil Jc and return
STDR
Sat 01-May THE RAILWAY CHILDREN SHAP SUMMIT SPECIAL [Times] [CANCELLED]
Crewe-Carlisle (OC91) [ews]
71000: Crewe-Shap-Carlisle
6233 6201 60009: Carlisle-Shap-Crewe
[60009 replaces 6201 which is unavailable]
[Cancelled - 71000 unavailable]
PSTR
Sun 02-May Mid-Cheshire Rail Day Shuttles [Times]
Chester-Altrincham (OC91)
76079: Chester-Altrincham-Chester (2 times)
MCRP
Week 19
Mon 03-May THE RAILWAY CHILDREN SHAP SUMMIT SPECIAL [Times] [CANCELLED]
Crewe-Carlisle (OC91) [ews]
6233 6201 60009: Crewe-Shap-Carlisle
71000: Carlisle-Shap-Crewe
[60009 replaces 6201 which is unavailable]
[Cancelled - 71000 unavailable]
PSTR
Thu 06-May THE BRISTOLIAN [Times]
London Paddington-Bristol Temple Meads (one way) (CP01) [ews]
5029: Paddington-Swindon-Bath-Bristol
PATH
Fri 07-May VSOE SURREY HILLS LUNCHEON SPECIAL [Times]
London Victoria-Guildford (VSOE) [ews]
4472 34067 (/60009): Victoria-Guildford-Victoria
VSOE
Sat 08-May THE CATHEDRALS EXPRESS [Times]
Alton-Worcester (RP01) [merlin]
34016 73096 Diesel(Cl47): Alton-Guildford-Redhill-Clapham Jc-Staines-Reading-Oxford-Worcester -Oxford--Staines-Kensington O-Staines-Woking-Alton
[Further revised route]
[73096 unavailable, train now diesel hauled]
STDR
Sat 08-May St JAMES DAYTRIPPER [Times]
Preston-Carlisle (WCRC) [wcrc]
48151 61264 45407+Cl47: Preston-Hellifield-Settle-Carlisle -Settle-Blackburn-Preston
[Fully booked] [61264 replaces 48151]
[61264 unavailable due to hot box, replaced by 45407 from Hellifield]
SJDT
Sat 08-May Charter [POSTPONED to 25-Sep]
Dorridge-Didcot (TY01) [wcrc]
4936+4965: Dorridge-Birmingham SH-Kemble-Didcot -Oxford-Banbury-Dorridge
VNTL
Sat 08-May THE OCEAN MAIL 100 [Times]
Bristol-Kingswear (CP01) [ews]
3440 (/5029): Bristol-Kingswear
[Class 37 vice Class 50 diesel on return leg]
[3440 runs subject to successful test run early am]
[Ran as scheduled]
PATH
Sat 08-May Charter (Provisional) [CANCELLED]
TBA
42968: TBA-Llandrindod-Shrewsbury
 
Sat 08-May THE GWENT BRANCH EXPLORER [CANCELLED]
Bristol-Cardiff (CP01) [ews]
5029: Bristol-Severn Tunnel-Newport-Ebbw Vale-Newport-Machen-Cardiff-Bristol
[Cancelled due to engineering works]
PATH
Sun 09-May THE AVON BRANCH EXPLORER [Times]
Bristol-Portbury, Bristol-Tytherington (CP01) [ews]
5029 (/5051): Bristol-Portbury-Bristol (Twice), Bristol-Tytherington Quarry-Bristol
PATH
Sun 09-May THE STEAM SPEED CENTENARY SPECIAL (Provisional) [CANCELLED]
London Paddington-TBA
5029+3440: TBA
[Cancelled due to engineering works]
TSPH
Week 20
Mon 10-May THE OCEAN MAIL 100 [Times]
Bristol-Kingswear (CP01) [ews]
3440 (/5029): Kingswear-Bristol
[Class 37 vice Class 50 diesel on outward leg]
[Ran as scheduled]
PATH
Wed 12-May THE CATHEDRALS EXPRESS [Times]
London Victoria-Bristol (RP01) [merlin]
34016 73096: Victoria-Staines-Newbury-Bath-Bristol-Salisbury-Victoria
STDR
Fri 14-May THE GOLDEN ARROW (Day 1 of 3) [Times]
London Victoria-Paris
34067: Victoria-Dover
231K8: Calais Ville-Paris Nord
RYTC
Sat 15-May THE GOLDEN ARROW (Day 2 of 3)
Paris-Versailles-Paris
140C231: Paris-Versailles-Paris
RYTC
Sat 15-May THE GOLDEN SPIRES [CANCELLED]
Birmingham Snow Hill-Gloucester (OC91) [ews]
7802: Birmingham SH-Worcester-Gloucester -Swindon-Oxford-Birmingham
[Cancelled due to pathing problems]
PSTR
Sun 16-May THE GOLDEN ARROW (Day 3 of 3) [Times]
Paris-London Victoria
231K8: Paris Nord-Noyelles-Calais
34067 Diesel: Dover-London Victoria
[34067 unavailable, diesel hauled]
RYTC
Week 21
Sat 22-May VSOE EXCURSION [Times]
London Victoria-Worcester (VSOE) [ews]
4472 34067 (/60009): Victoria-Staines-Oxford-Worcester and return
[Fully booked]
[34067 failed near Langley]
VSOE
Sat 22-May THE INTER CITY [Times]
Birmingham Snow Hill-London Paddington (OC91) [ews]
6024 60009: Birmingham-High Wycombe-Paddington-Oxford-Birmingham
[6024 unavailable]
[60009 failed near Ealing, return diesel hauled]
PSTR
Sat 22-May THE ROYAL SCOT [Times]
Birmingham NS-Carlisle
6233: Crewe-Shap-Carlisle-Shap-Crewe
[Fully booked]
PMRT
Sat 22-May Charter [CANCELLED]
Manchester-Scarborough
45305+61264: Manchester-Scarborough and return
FSWK
Sat 22-May Private Charter [o-Times]
Fort William-Mallaig-Fort William (WCRC) [wcrc]
48151 61264 76079: Fort William-Mallaig and return
 
Sun 23-May Private Charter [o-Times]
Fort William-Mallaig-Fort William (WCRC) [wcrc]
48151 61264 76079: Fort William-Mallaig and return
 
Week 22
Wed 26-May THE SUNNY SOUTH SPECIAL [Times]
London Clapham Jc-Weymouth (RP01) [merlin]
73096: Clapham Jc-Wimbledon-Winchester -Bournemouth-Weymouth and return
STDR
Sat 29-May THE CLAYDON RACER [CANCELLED]
Alton-Oxford (RP01)
73096: Alton-Staines-Kensington Olympia-Didcot, Oxford-Claydon Jc-Quainton Rd-High Wycombe-Staines-Alton
[Cancelled due to engineering works]
DLRT
Sat 29-May THE DUKE DUCHESS TO YORK [Times]
Preston-York (WCRC) [wcrc]
71000 6233: Lancaster-Preston-Copy Pit-York
[6233 replaces 71000 which is unavailable]
KFSR
Sat 29-May Private Charter [Times]
Doncaster-York
4472 Doncaster-York
[4472 unavailable due to tube failure, train ran behind 5972]
 
Sat 29-May THE CORNUBIAN 1 [Times]
Birmingham NS-Penzance (CP01) [ews]
5029+ 6024(/4936) 5051: Taunton-Penzance
[Revised motive power]
PATH
Week 23
Mon 31-May THE CORNUBIAN 2 [Times]
Ealing Broadway-Penzance (CP01) [ews]
5029+6024(/4936) 5051: Penzance-Taunton Exeter
[Steam now to Exeter due to pathing problems on diesel leg]
PATH
Wed 02-Jun Excursion [Times]
York-Scarborough (WCRC) [wcrc]
5972: York-Scarborough-York
 
Sat 05-Jun Excursion [Tmes]
Ashford-Newcastle [ews]
6201 60009: York-Newcastle and return
[60009 replaces 6201 which is unavailable]
STAF
Sat 05-Jun Private Charter [Times]
Saltburn-Chester (WCRP) [wcrc]
6233: Preston-Chester and return
 
Sun 06-Jun THE D-DAY 60th ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL (Provisional) [CANCELLED]
London Victoria-Portsmouth
34067/60009: Victoria-Portsmouth and return
TSPH
Sun 06-Jun THE OVERLORD EXPRESS - [CANCELLED]
London Victoria-Portsmouth Harbour
34067: Victoria-Portsmouth and return
VSPT
Week 24
07-11 Jun THE JACOBITE [Times]
Fort William-Mallaig (WC01) [wcrc]
61264/62005: Fort William-Mallaig-Fort William
WCRC
Mon 07-Jun THE SCARBOROUGH SPA EXPRESS [Times]
York-Scarborough (WCRC) [wcrc]
3440: York-Scarborough-York (Twice)
[Now one round trip only]
VNTL
Wed 09-Jun VSOE EXCURSION [Times]
London Victoria-Bath (VSOE) [ews]
4472 34067 (/60009): Victoria-Newbury-Bath-Bristol and return
[Revised itinerary]
VSOE
Thu 10-Jun VSOE NORTHERN BELLE LUNCH EXCURSION [CANCELLED]
Bath-London Victoria (VSON) [ews]
4472 34067 (/60009): Bath-Salisbury-Victoria
[Now diesel hauled ?]
VSON
Sat 12-Jun THE SCARBOROUGH SPA EXPRESS [Times]
York-Scarborough [wcrc]
3440: York-Scarborough-York (Twice)
VNTL
Sat 12-Jun THE CATHEDRALS EXPRESS [Times]
London Liverpool St-Norwich (RP01) [merlin]
73096: Liverpool St-Cambridge-Norwich-Ipswich-Liverpool St
STDR
Sat 12-Jun VSOE EXCURSION [p-Times]
London Victoria-Worcester (VSOE) [ews]
4472 (/60009) 34067: Victoria-Worcester and return
VSOE
Sat 12-Jun Excursion [p-Times]
Colchester-Newcastle [OC94] [ews]
6201 4472 60009: York-Newcastle and return
[60009 replaces 6201 and 4472 which are both unavailable]
STAF
Sat 12-Jun Charter [CANCELLED]
Preston-Carlisle
45305: Preston-Shap-Carlisle-Settle-Preston
[45305 unavailable. To be rescheduled]
KFSR
Sun 13-Jun VSOE NORTHERN BELLE LUNCH EXCURSION [Times]
Manchester-Preston (VSON) [ews]
6233: Manchester-Settle-Carnforth-Preston-Manchester
VSON
Sun 13-Jun Private Charter
Birmingham SH-Stratford (TY01) [wcrc]
4936: Birmingham-Stratford-Birmingham
 
Week 25
14-18 Jun THE JACOBITE [Times]
Fort William-Mallaig (WC01) [wcrc]
61264/62005: Fort William-Mallaig-Fort William
[Diesel hauled 18-Jun, 61264/62005 unavailable]]
WCRC
Wed 16-Jun THE CATHEDRALS EXPRESS [POSTPONED to 22-Sep]
Poole-Bristol (RP01) [merlin]
73096: Poole-Salisbury-Bristol and return
STDR
Sat 19-Jun THE THAMES-CLYDE CORONATION [Times]
Northampton-Carlisle [wcrc]
6233: Crewe-Settle-Carlisle
PMRT
Sat 19-Jun Charter [Times]
Tyseley-York (TY01) [wcrc]
3440: York-Nuneaton-Tyseley
[Revised route via Nuneaton not Burton]
VNTL
Sun 20-Jun THE SHAKESPEARE EXPRESS [p-Times]
Birmingham SH-Stratford (TY01) [wcrc]
3440: Birmingham-Stratford-Birmingham (twice)
VNTL
Week 26
21 Jun THE JACOBITE [Times]
Fort William-Mallaig (WC01) [wcrc]
61264/62005 Diesel: Fort William-Mallaig-Fort William
[61264 and 62005 unavailable]
WCRC
22-25 Jun THE JACOBITE [Times]
Fort William-Mallaig (WC01) [wcrc]
61264/62005 45407: Fort William-Mallaig-Fort William
[61264 and 62005 unavailable]
WCRC
Sat 26-Jun Excursion [Times]
Northampton-Newcastle [ews]
6201 4472 60009: York-Newcastle and return
[60009 replaces 6201 and 4472 which are both unavailable]
STAF
Sat 26-Jun THE CUMBRIAN MOUNTAIN EXPRESS [POSTPONED to 09-Oct]
Cardiff-Carlisle
71000 tba: Carlisle-Settle-Crewe
[Fully booked]
[71000 unavailable]
PATH
Sat 26-Jun THE MERCHANT VENTURER - [CANCELLED]
Taunton-London Paddington (OC91) [ews]
6024 5051: Bristol-Paddington-Bristol
PSTR
Sat 26-Jun THE SOMERSET EXPRESS [Times]
Alton-Minehead (RP01)
73096: Alton-Reading-Westbury-Bishops Lydeard, Westbury-Reading-Alton
7820+6412: Bishops Lydeard-Minehead
5542+6412: Minehead-Bishops Lydeard
DLRT
Sun 27-Jun THE SHAKESPEARE EXPRESS [o-Times]
Birmingham SH-Stratford (TY01) [wcrc]
3440: Birmingham-Stratford-Birmingham
[Now one round trip only due to engineering works]
VNTL
Week 27
28-30 Jun THE JACOBITE [Times]
Fort William-Mallaig (WC01) [wcrc]
61264/62005/45407: Fort William-Mallaig-Fort William
WCRC
Wed 30-Jun THE CATHEDRALS EXPRESS [Times]
London Victoria-Canterbury (RP01) [merlin]
34016 (/73096): Victoria-Canterbury and return
[Ran behind 73096]
STDR
Thu 01-Jul Charter [o-Times]
Solihull-Didcot (TY01) [wcrc]
4965+3440: Solihull-Banbury-Didcot
4965: Didcot-Banbury-Solihull
VNTL
Thu 01-Jul THE DOWNSMAN [Times]
London Victoria-Guildford (OC96) [ews]
34067: Victoria-Chertsey-Guildford-Redhill-Victoria
HERT
01-02 Jul THE JACOBITE [Times]
Fort William-Mallaig (WC01) [wcrc]
61264/62005/45407: Fort William-Mallaig-Fort William
WCRC
Sat 03-Jul Charter [o-Times]
Kettering-Bristol
34027 60009: Bescot-Bristol-Worcester
[60009 replaces 34027]
KTCS
Sat 03-Jul THE CARLISLE CORONATION [Times]
Leicester-Carlisle
6233: Carlisle-Settle-Crewe
PMRT
Sat 03-Jul THE CARMARTHEN CAVALIER [POSTPONED to 30-Aug]
Slough-Carmarthen (CP01) [ews]
5029: Newport-Barry-Landore-Carmarthen -Felin Fran-Pontyclun-Newport
PATH
Sun 04-Jul THE CATHEDRALS EXPRESS [CANCELLED]
London Waterloo-Exeter (RP01) [merlin]
34016/73096: Waterloo-Salisbury-Exeter and return
[Cancelled due to engineering works]
STDR
Sun 04-Jul THE SHAKESPEARE EXPRESS & BULLRING EXPRESS [p-Times]
Birmingham SH-Stratford-upon-Avon (TY01) [wcrc]
4965: Birmingham-Stratford-Birmingham (Twice)
[May run outward via Dorridge]
VNTL
Week 28
05-09 Jul THE JACOBITE [Times]
Fort William-Mallaig (WC01) [wcrc]
61264/62005: Fort William-Mallaig-Fort William
WCRC
Wed 07-Jul VSOE EXCURSION [Times]
London Victoria-Bristol (VSOE) [ews]
4472 34067(/60009): Victoria-Westbury-Bristol and return
VSOE
Fri 09-Jul THE SUNNY SOUTH SPECIAL [Times]
Clapham Jc-Weymouth (RP01) [merlin]
73096: Clapham Jc-Wimbledon-Bournemouth-Weymouth and return
[now from Clapham Jc not Victoria or Waterloo]
STDR
Fri 09-Jul VSOE SURREY HILLS LUNCHEON SPECIAL [Times]
London Victoria-Guildford (VSOE) [ews]
4472 34067: Victoria-Guildford-Victoria
VSOE
Fri 09-Jul THE MANCUNIAN [Times]
Manchester Piccadilly-London Euston (CP01)
71000 6233: Euston-Crewe-Manchester
[6233 replaces 71000 which is unavailable]
PATH
Sat 10-Jul THE CUMBRIAN MOUNTAIN EXPRESS [Times]
Reading-Carlisle (OC91) [ews]
6201 60009 6233: Preston-Settle-Carlisle
[6233 replaces 60009/6201 which are unavailable]
PSTR
Sat 10-Jul THE LINCOLNSHIRE COAST EXPRESS [Times]
London Kings Cross-Skegness [ews]
34067: Kings Cross-Spalding-Sleaford-Skegness and return
RYTC
Sat 10-Jul THE MANCHESTER VOYAGER [CANCELLED]
Stoke-York
TBA: Carnforth-York and return
SWFL
Sun 11-Jul THE SHAKESPEARE EXPRESS & BULLRING EXPRESS [Times]
Birmingham SH-Stratford-upon-Avon (TY01) [wcrc]
4965: Birmingham-Stratford-Birmingham (Twice)
VNTL
Week 29
12-16 Jul THE JACOBITE [Times]
Fort William-Mallaig (WC01) [wcrc]
61264/62005: Fort William-Mallaig-Fort William
WCRC
Wed 14-Jul THE CATHEDRALS EXPRESS [Times]
London Victoria-Bristol (RP01) [merlin]
73096: Victoria-Staines-Newbury-Bath-Bristol -Salisbury-Victoria
STDR
Thu 15-Jul THE DOWNSMAN [Times]
London Victoria-Guildford (OC96) [ews]
34067: Victoria-Chertsey-Guildford-Redhill-Victoria
HERT
Sat 17-Jul THE BLACKPOOL BELLE [Times]
Dorridge-Blackpool (TY01) [wcrc]
4936: Dorridge-Walsall-Stafford-Crewe-Blackpool and return
[Revised route]
VNTL
Sat 17-Jul THE CATHEDRALS EXPRESS [CANCELLED]
London Victoria-Cranmore (RP01) [merlin]
73096/34016: Victoria-Cranmore and return
STDR
Sun 18-Jul THE SHAKESPEARE EXPRESS & BULLRING EXPRESS [Times]
Birmingham SH-Stratford-upon-Avon (TY01) [wcrc]
4965: Birmingham-Stratford-Birmingham (Twice)
VNTL
Sun 18-Jul THE GOLDEN ARROW [Times]
Poole-Dover (WSXT) [ews]
34067: Willesden-Canterbury-Dover-Willesden
KFSR
Week 30
19-23 Jul THE JACOBITE [Times]
Fort William-Mallaig (WC01) [wcrc]
61264/62005: Fort William-Mallaig-Fort William
WCRC
20-22 Jul FLYING SCOTSMAN EXCURSION [Times]
York-Scarborough (WC02) [wcrc]
4472: York-Scarborough-York (twice)
[4472 failed on 22/7, pm train behind cl47]
NRM
Wed 21-Jul THE SUNNY SOUTH SPECIAL [Times]
Clapham Jc-Weymouth (RP01) [merlin]
73096 (/34016): Clapham Jc-Wimbledon-Bournemouth-Weymouth and return
[from Clapham Jc not Victoria or Waterloo]
STDR
Sat 24-Jul VSOE EXCURSION [p-Times]
London Victoria-Worcester (VSOE) [ews]
4472 34067 (/60009): Victoria-Slough-Oxford-Worcester-Oxford-Staines-Victoria
VSOE
Sat 24-Jul THE DALESMAN [POSTPONED to 25-Jul]
Keighley-Carlisle (WCRC) [wcrc]
45305 71000: Keighley-Hellifield-Settle-Carlisle and return
KFSR
Sat 24-Jul THE CUMBRIAN MOUNTAIN EXPRESS [Times]
Nottingham-Carlisle
6201 60009: Carlisle-Settle-Preston Crewe
[60009 replaces 6201 which is unavailable. Steam to Crewe not Preston]
PSTR
Sun 25-Jul THE DALESMAN [Times]
Oxenhope-Carlisle (WCRC) [wcrc]
45305 71000 45407: Oxenhope-Keighley-Hellifield-Settle-Carlisle and return
[Revised date and motive power]
[Fully booked]
[Train ran from Keighley with KWVR connection]
KFSR
Sun 25-Jul THE SHAKESPEARE EXPRESS & BULLRING EXPRESS [Times]
Birmingham SH-Stratford-upon-Avon (TY01) [wcrc]
4965: Birmingham-Stratford-Birmingham (Twice)
VNTL
Sun 25-Jul THE JACOBITE [Times]
Fort William-Mallaig (WC01) [wcrc]
61264/62005: Fort William-Mallaig-Fort William
WCRC
Week 31
26-30 Jul THE JACOBITE [Times]
Fort William-Mallaig (WC01) [wcrc]
61264/62005: Fort William-Mallaig-Fort William
WCRC
27-29 Jul FLYING SCOTSMAN EXCURSION [Times]
York-Scarborough (WC02) [wcrc]
4472 (/45407): York-Scarborough-York (twice)
[4472 failed am 27/7, other trains ran behind 45407]
NRM
Wed 28-Jul THE CATHEDRALS EXPRESS [Times]
London Victoria-Portsmouth (RP01) [merlin]
34016 (/73096) Diesel: Victoria-Horsham-Chichester-Fratton, Portsmouth Hbr-Chichester-Hove-Victoria
[34016 and 73096 unavailable, now Class 33 Diesel]
STDR
Sat 31-Jul THE CATHEDRALS EXPRESS -
Alton-Stratford (RP01) [merlin]
34016 (/73096) Diesel: Alton-Kensington-Warwick-Stratford and return
STDR
Sun 01-Aug THE TORBAY EXPRESS [Times]
Bristol-Kingswear (OC91) [ews]
6024 5051 (/7802): Bristol-Kingswear-Bristol
PSTR
Sun 01-Aug THE SHAKESPEARE EXPRESS & BULLRING EXPRESS [Times]
Birmingham SH-Stratford-upon-Avon (TY01) [wcrc]
4965: Birmingham-Stratford-Birmingham (Twice)
VNTL
Sun 01-Aug THE JACOBITE [Times]
Fort William-Mallaig (WC01) [wcrc]
61264/62005: Fort William-Mallaig-Fort William
WCRC
Week 32
02-06 Aug THE JACOBITE [Times]
Fort William-Mallaig (WC01) [wcrc]
61264/62005: Fort William-Mallaig-Fort William
WCRC
03-05 Aug FLYING SCOTSMAN EXCURSION [Times]
York-Scarborough (WC02) [wcrc]
4472 (/45407): York-Scarborough-York (twice)
NRM
Tue 03-Aug THE SUNNY SOUTH SPECIAL [CANCELLED]
Clapham Jc-Weymouth (RP01) [merlin]
34016/73096: Clapham Jc-Wimbledon-Bournemouth-Weymouth and return
[from Clapham Jc not Victoria or Waterloo]
STDR
Thu 05-Aug THE CATHEDRALS EXPRESS [Times]
London Victoria-Yeovil (WSXT) [ews]
34016/73096 34067: Victoria-Salisbury-Yeovil Jc and return
[Change of motive power, from Victoria not Waterloo]
STDR
Thu 05-Aug THE SCARBOROUGH FLYER [p-Times]
London Kings Cross-Scarborough (OC96) [ews]
45407 76079: York-Scarborough-York
HERT
Sat 07-Aug    
Sun 08-Aug THE TORBAY EXPRESS [Times]
Bristol-Kingswear (OC91) [ews]
6024 7802 60009 (/5051): Bristol-Kingswear-Bristol
[60009 replaces 7802 due to gauging and pathing problems]
[Fully booked]
PSTR
Sun 08-Aug THE SHAKESPEARE EXPRESS & BULLRING EXPRESS [Times]
Birmingham SH-Stratford-upon-Avon (TY01) [wcrc]
4965: Birmingham-Stratford-Birmingham (Twice)
VNTL
Sun 08-Aug THE JACOBITE [Times]
Fort William-Mallaig (WC01) [wcrc]
61264/62005: Fort William-Mallaig-Fort William
WCRC
Week 33
09-13 Aug THE JACOBITE [Times]
Fort William-Mallaig (WC01) [wcrc]
61264/62005: Fort William-Mallaig-Fort William
WCRC
10-12 Aug FLYING SCOTSMAN EXCURSION [Times]
York-Scarborough (WC02) [wcrc]
4472 (/45407): York-Scarborough-York (twice)
NRM
Wed 11-Aug VSOE EXCURSION [Times]
London Victoria-Bristol (VSOE) [ews]
4472 34067 (/60009): Victoria-Westbury-Bristol and return
[Rerouted via Salisbury, steam hauled Victoria-Salisbury and return only]
VSOE
Wed 11-Aug Charter (Provisional) [CANCELLED]
TBA-Carlisle
45305+?: TBA-Settle-Carlisle and return
KFSR
Thu 12-Aug THE DOWNSMAN [p-Times]
London Victoria-Guildford (OC96) [ews]
34067: Victoria-Chertsey-Guildford-Redhill-Victoria
HERT
Sat 14-Aug THE GOLDEN ARROW - [CANCELLED]
Bristol-Canterbury (WSXT) [ews]
34067: Willesden-Canterbury-Dover-Willesden
[To be rescheduled]
KFSR
Sat 14-Aug THE CUMBRIAN MOUNTAIN SCOT [CANCELLED]
?-Sellafield (WCRC) [wcrc]
TBA: TBA
 
Sun 15-Aug THE SHAKESPEARE EXPRESS & BULLRING EXPRESS [Times]
Birmingham SH-Stratford-upon-Avon (TY01) [wcrc]
4965: Birmingham-Stratford-Birmingham (Twice)
VNTL
Sun 15-Aug THE TORBAY EXPRESS [Times]
Bristol-Kingswear (OC91) [ews]
6024 7802 60009 (/5051): Bristol-Kingswear-Bristol
[60009 replaces 7802 due to gauging and pathing problems]
[Fully booked]
PSTR
Sun 15-Aug THE JACOBITE [Times]
Fort William-Mallaig (WC01) [wcrc]
61264/62005: Fort William-Mallaig-Fort William
WCRC
Week 34
16-20 Aug THE JACOBITE [Times]
Fort William-Mallaig (WC01) [wcrc]
61264/62005: Fort William-Mallaig-Fort William
WCRC
17-19 Aug FLYING SCOTSMAN EXCURSION [Times]
York-Scarborough (WC02) [wcrc]
4472 (/45407): York-Scarborough-York (twice)
[4472 failed 19-Aug]
NRM
Wed 18-Aug THE SUNNY SOUTH SPECIAL [p-Times]
Kensington Olympia-Weymouth (RP01) [merlin]
73096 (/34016): Kensington Olympia-Staines-Bournemouth-Weymouth and return
[Revised route now via Staines not Wimbledon]
STDR
Thu 19-Aug THE SCARBOROUGH FLYER [p-Times]
London Kings Cross-Scarborough (OC96) [ews]
45407 76079: York-Scarborough-York
HERT
Fri 20-Aug VSOE SURREY HILLS LUNCHEON SPECIAL [p-Times]
London Victoria-Guildford (VSOE) [ews]
4472 34067 (/60009): Victoria-Guildford-Victoria
VSOE
Sat 21-Aug THE DEVONIAN [Times]
Reading-Plymouth (OC91) [ews]
6024 7802 5029+5051: Bristol-Plymouth-Bristol
[5029 replaces 7802]
PSTR
Sat 21-Aug THE DALESMAN [POSTPONED to 22-Aug]
Keighley-Carlisle (WCRC) [wcrc]
45305 71000: Keighley-Hellifield-Settle-Carlisle and return
KFSR
Sat 21-Aug THE HEART of WALES FESTIVAL FLYER - [CANCELLED]
Crewe-Llandrindod Wells (CP01)
76079: Crewe-Llandrindod,
Llandrindod-Llanwrtyd-Llandrindod-Knighton-Llandrindod,
Llandridnod-Crewe
PATH
Sun 22-Aug THE HEART of WALES FESTIVAL FLYER - [CANCELLED]
Crewe-Llandrindod Wells (CP01)
76079: Crewe-Llandrindod,
Llandrindod-Llanwrtyd-Llandrindod,
Llandrindod-Crewe
PATH
Sun 22-Aug THE DALESMAN [p-Times]
Keighley-Carlisle (WCRC) [wcrc]
45305 71000 45407: Keighley-Hellifield-Settle-Carlisle and return
[Revised date and motive power]
[Fully booked]
KFSR
Sun 22-Aug THE TORBAY EXPRESS [Times]
Bristol-Kingswear (OC91) [ews]
6024 7802 60009 (/5051): Bristol-Kingswear-Bristol
[60009 replaces 7802 due to gauging and pathing problems]
[Fully booked]
PSTR
Sun 22-Aug THE SHAKESPEARE EXPRESS & BULLRING EXPRESS [Times]
Birmingham SH-Stratford-upon-Avon (TY01) [wcrc]
4965: Birmingham-Stratford-Birmingham (Twice)
VNTL
Sun 22-Aug THE JACOBITE [Times]
Fort William-Mallaig (WC01) [wcrc]
61264/62005: Fort William-Mallaig-Fort William
WCRC
Week 35
23-27 Aug THE JACOBITE [Times]
Fort William-Mallaig (WC01) [wcrc]
61264/62005: Fort William-Mallaig-Fort William
WCRC
24-26 Aug FLYING SCOTSMAN EXCURSION [Times]
York-Scarborough (WC02) [wcrc]
4472 (/45407): York-Scarborough-York (twice)
NRM
Tue 24-Aug THE CATHEDRALS EXPRESS [Times]
London Victoria-Canterbury (RP01) [merlin]
73096 (/34016): Victoria-Canterbury and return
STDR
Thu 26-Aug THE CATHEDRALS EXPRESS [Times]
London Victoria-Bristol (RP01) [merlin]
73096 (/34016): Victoria-Staines-Newbury-Bath-Bristol -Salisbury-Victoria
STDR
Sat 28-Aug VSOE EXCURSION -
London Victoria-Worcester Bath & Bristol (VSOE) [ews]
4472 34067 (/60009): Victoria-Salisbury-Victoria
[Revised route & destination due to engineering works]
VSOE
Sat 28-Aug THE TORBAY EXPRESS [CANCELLED]
Bristol-Kingswear (OC91) [ews]
6024 5051/7802: Bristol-Kingswear-Bristol
[Cancelled due to pathing constraints, Additional train 05-Sep]
PSTR
Sun 29-Aug THE TORBAY EXPRESS [Times]
Bristol-Kingswear (OC91) [ews]
6024 7802 60009 (/5051): Bristol-Kingswear-Bristol
[60009 replaces 7802 due to gauging and pathing problems]
[Fully booked]
PSTR
Sun 29-Aug THE SHAKESPEARE EXPRESS & BULLRING EXPRESS [Times]
Birmingham SH-Stratford-upon-Avon (TY01) [wcrc]
4965: Birmingham-Stratford-Birmingham (Twice)
VNTL
Sun 29-Aug THE JACOBITE [Times]
Fort William-Mallaig (WC01) [wcrc]
61264/62005: Fort William-Mallaig-Fort William
WCRC
Week 36
Mon 30-Aug THE CARMARTHEN CAVALIER [Times]
Basingstoke-Carmarthen (CP01) [ews]
5029: Newport-Barry-Landore-Carmarthen -Felin Fran-Pontyclun-Newport
[Rescheduled from 03-Jul, now from Basingstoke via Didcot not Suningdale or Slough]
PATH
Mon 30-Aug Harringworth Viaduct Shuttles [Times]
Kettering-Melton Mowbray shuttles(TY01) [wcrc]
4936/4953/ 4965: Kettering-Melton Mowbray (3 times)
[Cl 37 diesel on other legs]
VNTL
Mon 30-Aug THE NORTH WALES COAST EXPRESS [Times]
Nottingham-Holyhead
6201 71000: Crewe-Holyhead and return
[71000 replaces 6201]
RYTC
Tue 31-Aug FLYING SCOTSMAN EXCURSION [Times]
York-Scarborough (WC02) [wcrc]
4472 (/45407): York-Scarborough-York (twice)
NRM
30-31 Aug THE JACOBITE [Times]
Fort William-Mallaig (WC01) [wcrc]
61264/62005: Fort William-Mallaig-Fort William
WCRC
01-03 Sep THE JACOBITE [Times]
Fort William-Mallaig (WC01) [wcrc]
61264/62005: Fort William-Mallaig-Fort William
WCRC
Wed 01-Sep THE SUNNY SOUTH SPECIAL [Times]
Clapham Jc-Weymouth (RP01) [merlin]
34016/73096 34027: Clapham Jc-Wimbledon-Bournemouth-Weymouth and return
[from Clapham Jc not Victoria or Waterloo]
STDR
Thu 02-Sep THE SCARBOROUGH FLYER [p-Times]
London Kings Cross-Scarborough (OC96) [ews]
76079 45407: York-Scarborough-York
HERT
Sat 04-Sep THE CITADEL EXPRESS [POSTPONED to 10-Sep]
London Euston-Carlisle
6201 71000: Crewe-Shap-Carlisle-Shap-Preston
[71000 replaces 6201] [Rescheduled due to engineering works]
RYTC
Sat 04-Sep THE SHAP DUCHESS [Times]
Birmingham Int-Carlisle
6233: Crewe-Shap-Carlisle-Shap-Crewe Carnforth
[Revised date from 11-Sep]
PMRT
Sat 04-Sep THE GOLDEN ARROW - [CANCELLED]
Ipswich-Canterbury (WSXT) [ews]
34067: Willesden-Canterbury-Dover-Willesden
[To be rescheduled]
KFSR
Sat 04-Sep THE SPITFIRE [Times]
London Bridge-Faversham-Ramsgate
34016 73096: London Bridge-Chislehurst-Faversham, Faversham-Ramsgate (twice),
Faversham-Dover-Chislehurst-London Bridge
SHNM
Sun 05-Sep THE SPITFIRE [Times]
London Bridge Redhill-Faversham-Sheerness
34016 73096: Redhill-Faversham, Faversham-Sheerness, Gillingham-Faversham, Faversham-Dover-Redhill
[Revised itinerary, Class 73 on other legs]
SHNM
Sun 05-Sep THE TORBAY EXPRESS [Times]
Bristol-Kingswear (OC91) [ews]
5051 7802 60009: Bristol-Kingswear-Bristol
[Additional service] [Fully booked]
PSTR
Sun 05-Sep THE CATHEDRALS EXPRESS [Times]
London Waterloo-Exeter (CP01) [merlin]
34016(/73096) 34027: Waterloo-Salisbury-Exeter and Yevil Jc-Waterloo
STDR
Sun 05-Sep THE SHAKESPEARE EXPRESS & BULLRING EXPRESS [Times]
Birmingham SH-Stratford-upon-Avon (TY01) [wcrc]
4965: Birmingham-Stratford-Birmingham (Twice)
VNTL
Week 37
06-10 Sep THE JACOBITE [Times]
Fort William-Mallaig (WC01) [wcrc]
61264/62005: Fort William-Mallaig-Fort William
WCRC
Mon 06-Sep THE EVENING SHAKESPEARE EXPRESS [POSTPONED to Oct]
Birmingham SH-Stratford-upon-Avon (TY01) [wcrc]
6024: Birmingham-Shirley-Stratford-Dorridge-Birmingham
[Loaded test run]
SXPS
Tue 07-Sep THE EVENING SHAKESPEARE EXPRESS [Times]
Birmingham SH-Stratford-upon-Avon (TY01) [wcrc]
6024 4965: Birmingham-Shirley-Stratford-Dorridge-Birmingham
[4965 replaces 6024]
VNTL
08-10 Sep THE EVENING SHAKESPEARE EXPRESS [POSTPONED to Oct]
Birmingham SH-Stratford-upon-Avon (TY01) [wcrc]
6024: Birmingham-Shirley-Stratford-Dorridge-Birmingham
[Running-in turns]
SXPS
Wed 08-Sep VSOE EXCURSION [p-Times]
London Victoria-Bath (VSOE) [ews]
4472 34067 (/60009): Victoria-Newbury-Bath-(Bristol)
VSOE
Wed 08-Sep THE CORNISHMAN [CANCELLED]
Slough-Par (CP01) [ews]
3440+5029: Par-Bristol
[Cancelled due to gauging problems]
PATH
Thu 09-Sep VSOE NORTHERN BELLE LUNCH EXCURSION [p-Times]
Bath-London Victoria (VSON) [ews]
4472 34067 (/60009): (Bristol)-Bath-Newbury-Victoria
VSON
Fri 10-Sep THE CITADEL EXPRESS [Times]
London Euston-Carlisle
6201 71000: Preston-Shap-Carlisle-Shap-Preston
[71000 replaces 6201, Rescheduled from 04-Sep]
[Revised itinerary with steam from Preston]
RYTC
Sat 11-Sep THE ANGLESEY CORONATION [Times]
Northampton-Holyhead
6233: Crewe-Holyhead-Crewe
[Revised date from 04-Sep]
PMRT
Sat 11-Sep THE TYNE EXPRESS - [CANCELLED]
Bristol-Newcastle (OC91) [ews]
71000: York-Newcastle-York
[Insufficient bookings]
PSTR
Sun 12-Sep THE SHAKESPEARE EXPRESS & BULLRING EXPRESS [Times]
Birmingham SH-Stratford-upon-Avon (TY01) [wcrc]
6024 4965: Birmingham-Stratford-Birmingham (Twice)
VNTL
Week 38
13-17 Sep THE JACOBITE [Times]
Fort William-Mallaig (WC01) [wcrc]
61264/62005: Fort William-Mallaig-Fort William
WCRC
Tue 14-Sep THE CATHEDRALS EXPRESS [Times]
London Victoria-Cranmore (RP01) [merlin]
73096 (/34016): Victoria-Cranmore and return
[Revised date from 04-Sep, 15-Sep]
STDR
Thu 16-Sep THE CATHEDRALS EXPRESS - [CANCELLED]
London Victoria-Hove (RP01) [merlin]
73096 (/34016): Victoria-Hove and return
STDR
Thu 16-Sep VSOE EXCURSION -
London Victoria-Worcester (VSOE) [ews]
4472 34067 (/60009) Diesel: Victoria-Worcester and return
VSOE
Thu 16-Sep THE DOWNSMAN [p-Times]
London Victoria-Guildford (OC96) [ews]
34067: Victoria-Chertsey-Guildford-Redhill-Victoria
HERT
Sat 18-Sep THE CATHEDRALS EXPRESS [CANCELLED]
London Victoria-Worcester (RP01) [merlin]
73096 (/34016): Victoria-Kensington O-Oxford-Worcester and return
[from Alton not Victoria]
STDR
Sat 18-Sep THE EASTERLING [Times]
London Liverpool St-Lowestoft (OC91) [ews]
34067: Liverpool St-Ipswich-Diss-Norwich-Lowestoft -Halesworth-Ipswich-Liverpool St
RYTC
Sat 18-Sep THE THAMES-TYNE EXPRESS - [CANCELLED]
London Kings Cross-Newcastle (OC91) [ews]
71000: York-Newcastle-York
PSTR
Sun 19-Sep THE SHAKESPEARE EXPRESS & BULLRING EXPRESS [Times]
Birmingham SH-Stratford-upon-Avon (TY01) [wcrc]
4965: Birmingham-Stratford-Birmingham (Twice)
VNTL
Week 39
20-24 Sep THE JACOBITE [Times]
Fort William-Mallaig (WC01) [wcrc]
61264/62005: Fort William-Mallaig-Fort William
WCRC
Wed 22-Sep THE CATHEDRALS EXPRESS [Times]
Poole-Bristol (RP01) [merlin]
73096: Poole-Salisbury-Bristol and return
[Rescheduled from 16-Jun]
STDR
Fri 24-Sep VSOE SURREY HILLS LUNCHEON SPECIAL [p-Times]
London Victoria-Guildford (VSOE) [ews]
4472 34067 (/60009): Victoria-Guildford-Victoria
VSOE
Sat 25-Sep VSOE NORTHERN BELLE LUNCH EXCURSION [p-Times]
Manchester-Carlisle (VSON) [ews]
6233: Manchester-Settle-Carlisle-Shap-Manchester
VSON
Sat 25-Sep THE AVONMOUTH ADVENTURER [o-Times]
Alton-Avonmouth (RP01)
73096: Alton-Wokingham-Bristol Parkway Avonmouth, Severn Beach-Bristol Temple Meads, Bristol-Chippenham-Wokingham-Alton
DLRT
Sat 25-Sep Charter (Provisional) [CANCELLED]
Dorridge-Didcot (TY01) [wcrc]
4936+4965 6024: Dorridge-Birmingham SH-Kemble-Didcot
4936+4965: Didcot-Oxford-Banbury-Dorridge-Birmingham SH
VNTL
Sat 25-Sep THE GOLDEN ARROW [POSTPONED to 23-Oct]
Kettering-Canterbury (WSXT) [ews]
34067: Willesden-Canterbury-Dover-Willesden
KFSR
Sun 26-Sep THE SHAKESPEARE EXPRESS & BULLRING EXPRESS [Times]
Birmingham SH-Stratford-upon-Avon (TY01) [wcrc]
4965: Birmingham-Stratford-Birmingham (Twice)
VNTL
Week 40
27-30 Sep THE JACOBITE [Times]
Fort William-Mallaig (WC01) [wcrc]
61264/62005: Fort William-Mallaig-Fort William
WCRC
Wed 29-Sep THE CATHEDRALS EXPRESS [Times]
London Victoria-Bristol (RP01) [merlin]
6024 73096 (/34016): Victoria-Staines-Newbury-Bath-Bristol -Salisbury-Victoria
STDR
Fri 01-Oct THE JACOBITE [Times]
Fort William-Mallaig (WC01) [wcrc]
61264/62005: Fort William-Mallaig-Fort William
WCRC
Sat 02-Oct VSOE EXCURSION -
London Victoria-Southampton E Docks (VSOE) [ews]
4472 34067 60009 (/34027): Victoria-Southampton ED and return
[60009 replaces 34067]
VSOE
Sat 02-Oct CUMBRIAN MOUNTAIN EXPRESS [Times]
Watford-Carlisle
71000 Diesel: Preston-Settle-Carlisle
[71000 unavailable]
STAF
Sat 02-Oct Excursion - [CANCELLED ?]
Blackpool-Scarborough
45407: Blackpool-Preston-York-Scarborough and return
SWFL
Sat 02-Oct THE CAMBRIAN COAST EXPRESS - [CANCELLED]
Northampton-Aberystwyth (OC91) [ews]
42968: Shrewsbury-Aberystwyth and return
[Provisionally rescheduled to 12-Mar-05]
PSTR
Sun 03-Oct THE CAMBRIAN COAST LIMITED - [CANCELLED]
Birmingham Int-Tywyn (OC91) [ews]
42968: Shrewsbury-Tywyn and return
[Provisionally rescheduled to 13-Mar-05]
PSTR
Sun 03-Oct THE SHAKESPEARE EXPRESS & BULLRING EXPRESS [Times]
Birmingham SH-Stratford-upon-Avon (TY01) [wcrc]
4965: Birmingham-Stratford-Birmingham (Twice)
VNTL
Week 41
04-08 Oct THE JACOBITE [Times]
Fort William-Mallaig (WC01) [wcrc]
61264/62005: Fort William-Mallaig-Fort William
WCRC
Wed 06-Oct THE CATHEDRALS EXPRESS - [CANCELLED]
London Waterloo-Yeovil (RP01) [merlin]
73096 (/34016): Waterloo-Salisbury-Yeovil Jc and return
STDR
Wed 06-Oct VSOE EXCURSION [p-Times]
London Victoria-Bath (VSOE) [ews]
4472 34067 60009 (/34027): Victoria-Newbury-Bath-Bristol
[60009 replaces 34067]
[60009 also worked return to Victoria]
VSOE
Thu 07-Oct VSOE NORTHERN BELLE LUNCH EXCURSION - [CANCELLED ?]
Bath-London Victoria (VSON) [ews]
4472 34067 60009 (/34027): Bristol-Bath-Victoria
VSON
Sat 09-Oct THE GLOUCESTER JAVELIN [Times]
Alton-Newport (RP01)
73096: Alton-Wokingham-Kemble-Gloucester -Lydney-Newport and return
DLRT
Sat 09-Oct THE CUMBRIAN MOUNTAIN EXPRESS [Times]
Cardiff-Carlisle
71000: Carlisle-Settle-Crewe Crewe-Settle-Carlisle
[Postponed from 26 June, 45112 on diesel leg now 2x33]
[Fully booked]
[Revised itinerary]
PATH
Sat 09-Oct THE CORONATION PULLMAN [Times]
Leicester-York (WCRP) [wcrc]
6233: Leicester-York-Leicester
PMRT
Sat 09-Oct THE GREAT WEST HIGHLAND STEAM BASH
Banavie-Mallaig (WC01) [wcrc]
62005: Banavie-Mallaig-Glenfinnan and return
[61264 replaced 62005]
PATH
Sun 10-Oct THE GREAT WEST HIGHLAND STEAM BASH
Banavie-Arisaig Fort William-? (WC01) [wcrc]
62005: Banavie-Arisaig-Glennfinnan and return Fort William-?
PATH
Sun 10-Oct THE SHAKESPEARE EXPRESS & BULLRING EXPRESS [Times]
Birmingham SH-Stratford-upon-Avon (TY01) [wcrc]
4965: Birmingham-Stratford-Birmingham (Twice)
VNTL
Week 42
Tue 12-Oct THE GREAT WEST HIGHLAND STEAM BASH
Fort William-Crianlarich (WCRC) [wcrc]
45407: Fort William-Crianlarich-Fort William
PATH
Wed 13-Oct THE GREAT WEST HIGHLAND STEAM BASH
Fort William-TBA (WCRC) [wcrc]
45407: Fort William-Crianlarich-Fort William
PATH
Wed 13-Oct THE CATHEDRALS EXPRESS [Times]
London Victoria Alton-Canterbury (RP01) [merlin]
73096 (/34016): Alton-Clapham Jc-Canterbury and return
[Revised route and date from 23-Oct]
STDR
Thu 14-Oct THE GREAT WEST HIGHLAND STEAM BASH
Fort William-Rannoch (WCRC) [wcrc]
45407: Fort William-Rannoch-Fort William
PATH
Thu 14-Oct THE SCOTTISH STEAM BASH [CANCELLED]
Fort William-Mallaig (SRPS) [merlin]
61264: Fort William-Mallaig-Fort William
PATH
SRPS
Fri 15-Oct THE SCOTTISH STEAM BASH [CANCELLED]
Fort William-Bridge of Orchy (SRPS) [merlin]
45407: Fort William-Bridge of Orchy-Fort William
PATH
SRPS
Fri 15-Oct Excursion [Times]
Fort William-Oxenholme (WCRC) [wcrc]
45407+61264: Fort William-Oxenholme
PATH
 
Sat 16-Oct THE SCOTTISH STEAM BASH [CANCELLED]
Fort William-Crianlarich (SRPS) [merlin]
45407: Fort William-Crianlarich-Fort William
PATH
SRPS
Sat 16-Oct THE WITCHES CIRCLE [Times]
Carnforth-Preston-Hellifield
62005: Carnforth-Preston-Clitheroe-Hellifield-Carnforth (Twice), Carnforth-Preston-Carnforth
LCRT
Sat 16-Oct VSOE EXCURSION
London Victoria-Worcester (VSOE) [ews]
34067 (/60009) Diesel: Victoria-Worcester and return
VSOE
Sun 17-Oct THE SCOTTISH STEAM BASH [CANCELLED]
Fort William-Perth (SRPS) [merlin]
45407+61264: Fort William-Crianlarich-Perth
PATH
SRPS
Sun 17-Oct AUTUMN LUNCHEON CIRCULAR SPECIAL (Provisional) - [CANCELLED]
Dorridge-circular (TY01) [wcrc]
4936/4953/4965: Dorridge-Tyseley-Tamworth -Loughborough-Nuneaton-Tyseley-Dorridge
VNTL
Week 43
19-22 Oct THE EVENING SHAKESPEARE EXPRESS [p-Times]
Acocks Green-Stratford-upon-Avon-Birmingham SH (TY01) [wcrc]
6024: Birmingham SH Acocks Green-Solihull-Stratford-Solihull-Birmingham SH
[Running-in trains - Revised dates, via Solihull both ways]
[Due to freight path conflict, Mon train cancelled, Tue-Fri now from Acocks Green]
SXPS (VNTL)
Mon 18-Oct THE SCOTTISH STEAM BASH [CANCELLED]
Perth-Inverness (SRPS) [merlin]
45407+61264: Perth-Inverness-Perth
[Revised date ex 19-Oct]
PATH
SRPS
Tue 19-Oct THE SCOTTISH STEAM BASH [CANCELLED]
Perth-Carlisle-Falkirk (SRPS) [merlin]
45407+61264: Perth-Carlisle
[Class 37 diesel Carlisle-Falkirk] [Revised date ex 21-Oct]
PATH
SRPS
Wed 20-Oct THE SCOTTISH STEAM BASH [CANCELLED]
Perth-Aberdeen (SRPS) [merlin]
45407+61264: Perth-Aberdeen-Perth
PATH
SRPS
Fri 22-Oct Private Charter [o-Times]
York-Shildon (WCRC) [wcrc]
4472 60009 6233: York-Shildon-York
 
Sat 23-Oct THE CATHEDRALS EXPRESS [Times]
London Kings Cross-Norwich (RP01) [merlin]
73096 (/34016): Kings Cross-Ely-Norwich and return
[Now from Kings Cross not Liverpool St, revised date from 16-Oct]
STDR
Sat 23-Oct THE CUMBRIAN MOUNTAIN EXPRESS [Times]
Derby-Carlisle
45407+61264/+76079: Carlisle-Settle-Crewe Blackburn
[Now southbound single headed, to Blackburn not Crewe]
PATH
Sat 23-Oct THE GOLDEN ARROW [p-Times]
Kettering-Canterbury (WSXT) [ews]
34067: Willesden-Canterbury-Dover-Willesden
[Rescheduled from 25-Sep]
KFSR
Sat 23-Oct THE CAMBRIAN COAST EXPRESS [p-Times]
Bristol-Aberystwyth (OC91) [ews]
7802: Shrewsbury-Aberystwyth and return
PSTR
Sun 24-Oct THE CAMBRIAN COAST LIMITED - [CANCELLED]
Cardiff-Tywyn (OC91) [ews]
7802: Shrewsbury-Tywyn and return
[Cancelled due to engineering works]
PSTR
Sun 24-Oct BLACKPOOL ILLUMINATIONS SPECIAL [CANCELLED ?]
Scarborough-Blackpool
45407: Scarborough-York-Preston-Blackpool and return
SWFL
Week 44
Tue 26-Oct THE ROYAL WORCESTER [Times]
Ealing Broadway-Worcester (OC91) [ews]
6024: Worcester SH-Stroud-Swindon-Ealing Broadway
[Train was diverted via Evesham and Oxford]
SXPS (PSTR)
Wed 27-Oct THE CATHEDRALS EXPRESS -
London Victoria-Stratford (RP01) [merlin]
73096 (/34016): Victoria-Warwick-Stratford and return
STDR
Sat 30-Oct VSOE EXCURSION [p-Times]
London Victoria-Worcester (VSOE) [ews]
4472 34067 34027 (/60009): Victoria-Worcester and return
[34027 replaces 34067]
[60009 replaced 34027]
VSOE
Sat 30-Oct THE THAMES-AVON EXPRESS [POSTPONED to 30-Dec]
London Paddington-Stratford (OC91) [ews]
6024: Paddington-High Wycombe-Stratford and return
[Postponed due to RMT industrial action at EWS]
PSTR
Sat 30-Oct Excursion [Times]
Manchester-Carlisle (WCRC) [wcrc]
45407 (as 44996): Manchester-Preston-Shap-Carlisle and return
[Fully booked]
KFSR
Sat 30-Oct THE SOUTH WALES TANKIE (Provisional) [CANCELLED]
Cardiff-Swansea (OC91) [ews]
5553: Cardiff-Barry-Bridgend-Swansea and return
[Rescheduled from 24-Apr]
PSTR
Sun 31-Oct THE SOUTH WALES TANKIE (Provisional) [CANCELLED]
Cardiff-Hereford (OC91) [ews]
5553: Cardiff-Abergavenny-Hereford and return
[Rescheduled from 25-Apr]
PSTR
Week 45
Wed 03-Nov BLACKPOOL THEATRE SPECIAL [CANCELLED ?]
Scarborough-Blackpool
45407: Scarborough-York-Preston-Blackpool and return
SWFL
Thu 04-Nov THE DOWNSMAN [Times]
London Victoria-Guildford (OC96) [ews]
34067: Victoria-Chertsey-Guildford-Redhill-Victoria
HERT
Sat 06-Nov THE GOLDEN ARROW - [CANCELLED]
London Victoria-Canterbury (WSXT) [ews]
34067: Victoria-Canterbury-Dover-Victoria
KFSR
Sat 06-Nov THE COLIN RHODES MEMORIAL - [CANCELLED]
Preston-Carlisle (WCRC) [wcrc]
71000: Preston-Shap-Carlisle-Settle-Preston
[71000 unavailable - Train to be rescheduled]
DGSL
(PSTR)
Sat 06-Nov VSOE Excursion [o-Times]
London Victoria-Salisbury (VSOE) [ews]
4472 34067 34027(/60009): Victoria-Salisbury-Victoria
VSOE
Sun 07-Nov AUTUMN LUNCHEON CIRCULAR SPECIAL (Provisional) [CANCELLED]
Dorridge-circular (TY01) [wcrc]
4936/4953/4965: Dorridge-Tyseley-Tamworth -Loughborough-Nuneaton-Tyseley-Dorridge
VNTL
Sun 07-Nov THE CATHEDRALS EXPRESS [Times]
London Waterloo Wimbledon-Exeter (RP01) [merlin]
34016 73096: Waterloo-Wimbledon-Salisbury-Yeovil-Exeter and Yeovil-Wimbledon
STDR
Week 46
Sat 13-Nov THE CAMBRIDGE COLLEGIATE [CANCELLED]
Alton-Cambridge (RP01) [ews]
73096: Alton-Staines-Stevenage-Cambridge -Harlow-Staines-Alton
[Cancelled due to RMT industrial action at EWS]
DLRT
Sat 13-Nov THE DEVONIAN [Times]
London Paddington Ealing Broadway-Plymouth-Kensington Olympia (OC91) [ews] [merlin]
71000 6024: Bristol-Plymouth-Bristol
[71000 unavailable]
PSTR
Week 47
Fri 19-Nov VSOE SURREY HILLS LUNCHEON SPECIAL [Times]
London Victoria-Guildford (VSOE) [ews]
4472 34067 34027 (/60009): Victoria-Guildford-Victoria
[34027 replaces 34067]
VSOE
Sat 20-Nov THE CATHEDRALS EXPRESS (Provisional) [CANCELLED]
London Victoria-Hereford (RP01) [merlin]
71000: Hereford-Victoria
STDR
Week 48
Fri 26-Nov Excursion [Times]
Birmingham-Bristol (one way) (TY01) [wcrc]
3440: Birmingham-Oxford-Swindon-Bath-Bristol
VNTL
Sat 27-Nov Excursion [Times]
Bristol-Plymouth (one way) (TY01) [wcrc]
3440: Bristol-Exeter-Plymouth
VNTL
Sat 27-Nov THE CATHEDRALS EXPRESS [Times]
London Victoria-Bristol (RP01) [merlin]
71000 73096 (/34016): Victoria-Staines-Newbury-Bath-Bristol-Salisbury-Victoria
[73096 replaces 71000 which is unavailable]
STDR
Sat 27-Nov THE CHRISTMAS ELGAR EXPLORER - [CANCELLED]
London Paddington-Worcester (OC91) [ews]
6024: Paddington-Oxford-Evesham-Worcester -Kemble-Swindon-Paddington
[Cancelled due to RMT industrial action at EWS]
PSTR
Sat 27-Nov THE YORKSHIRE ROYALE [Times]
Cardiff-York (CP01) [ews]
6233: Derby-Doncaster-York-Pontefract-Derby
[Two Class 50s on diesel legs]
PATH
Week 49
Tue 30-Nov SRA VIP special [Times]
Plymouth-Truro (TY01) [wcrc]
3440: Plymouth-Truro
[Revised date from 01-Dec]
 
Fri 03-Dec Excursion [Times]
Plymouth-Bristol (one way) (TY01) [wcrc]
3440: Plymouth-Exeter-Bristol
VNTL
Sat 04-Dec Excursion [CANCELLED]
Bristol-Birmingham (one way) (TY**) [wcrc]
3440: Bristol-Bath-Swindon-Oxford-Birmingham
VNTL
Sat 04-Dec THE CATHEDRALS EXPRESS [Times]
London Finsbury Park-Lincoln (RP01) [merlin]
71000 73096 (/34016): Finsbury Park-Lincoln-Kings Cross
[From Finsbury Park, not Kings Cross or Victoria]
[73096 replaces 71000] [Fully booked]
STDR
Sat 04-Dec THE ROYAL WESSEX [CANCELLED]
Weymouth-London Waterloo (WSXT) [ews]
34067: Weymouth-Bournemouth-Waterloo-Bournemouth-Weymouth
[To be rescheduled]
KFSR
Sun 05-Dec MELTON MOWBRAY XMAS FAYRE SPECIAL [Times]
Dorridge-Melton Mowbray (TY01) [wcrc]
4965: Dorridge-Tyseley-Melton and return
[Fully booked]
VNTL
Week 50
Mon 06-Dec VSOE SURREY HILLS XMAS LUNCHEON SPECIAL [Times]
London Victoria-Guildford (VSOE) [ews]
4472 34067 34027 (/60009): Victoria-Guildford-Victoria
[34027 replaces 34067]
VSOE
Tue 07-Dec THE CATHEDRALS EXPRESS CAROL CONCERT SPECIAL [Times]
London Victoria-Salisbury (RP01) [merlin]
71000 73096 (/34016) Diesel: Victoria-Salisbury and return
[71000 and 73096 both unavailable. Now diesel hauled]
STDR
Fri 10-Dec VSOE SURREY HILLS XMAS LUNCHEON SPECIAL [Times]
London Victoria-Guildford (VSOE) [ews]
4472 34067 34027 (/60009): Victoria-Guildford-Victoria
[34027 replaces 34067]
VSOE
Sat 11-Dec Excursion [CANCELLED]
Havant-Southampton-London Waterloo (WSXT) [ews]
34067: Havant-Southampton-Salisbury-Waterloo -Guildford-Havant-Southampton
[To be rescheduled]
KFSR
Sat 11-Dec THE MERCHANT VENTURER [Times]
Taunton-London Paddington (OC91) [merlin+ews]
6024: Bristol-Paddington-Bristol
[Now via Bath not Badminton due to engineering works]
PSTR
Sat 11-Dec THE CATHEDRALS EXPRESS CAROL CONCERT SPECIAL [p-Times]
Alton-Stratford-upon-Avon (RP01) [merlin]
71000 (/34016/73096): Alton Acton-Stratford and return
[Diverted via S Acton due to emergency engineering at Kensington Olympia}
[71000 from Acton not Alton]
STDR
Sun 12-Dec THE CHRISTMAS SHOPPER [o-Times]
Grosmont-Middlesbrough [wcrc]
62005: Grosmont-Middlesbrough-Grosmont (Twice)
[Fully booked]
NYMR
Week 51
Mon 13-Dec THE CATHEDRALS EXPRESS CAROL CONCERT SPECIAL [o-Times]
London Victoria-Alresford (for Winchester)(RP01) [merlin]
71000 (/34016/73096): Victoria-Redhill-Alton
35005 34016+71000: Alton-Alresford and return
[Revised date from 16-Dec, Revised route and destination]
STDR
Wed 15-Dec THE CATHEDRALS EXPRESS CAROL CONCERT SPECIAL [Times]
London Victoria-Canterbury (RP01) [merlin]
73096 (/34016): Victoria-Canterbury and return
STDR
Wed 15-Dec BLACKPOOL PANTO EXPRESS - [CANCELLED]
Scarborough-Blackpool
45407: Scarborough-York-Preston-Blackpool and return
SWFL
Thu 16-Dec THE CHRISTMAS DOWNSMAN [Times]
London Victoria-Guildford (OC93) [ews]
34067: Victoria-Chertsey-Guildford-Redhill-Victoria
[Fully booked]
HERT
Thu 16-Dec THE SAGA EXPRESS [Times]
Dorridge-circular (TY01) [wcrc]
4936 (/4965): Dorridge-Tyseley-Tamworth -Coalville-Nuneaton-Tyseley-Dorridge
[Fully booked]
SAGA
Fri 17-Dec THE ROTARIAN CHRISTMAS LUNCH SPECIAL [Times]
Dorridge-circular (TY01) [wcrc]
4965: Dorridge-Tyseley-Tamworth -Coalville-Nuneaton-Tyseley-Dorridge
VNTL
Sat 18-Dec THE CHRISTMAS LUNCHEON CIRCULAR SPECIAL [Times]
Dorridge-circular (TY01) [wcrc]
4965 (/4936): Dorridge-Tyseley-Tamworth -Coalville-Nuneaton-Tyseley-Dorridge
VNTL
Sat 18-Dec THE CATHEDRALS EXPRESS CAROL CONCERT SPECIAL [Times]
London Victoria-Chichester (RP01) [merlin]
71000 (/73096/34016): Victoria-Chichester and return
STDR
Sat 18-Dec THE XMAS CHESTER CHUFFER [Times]
Euston-Chester (OC91) [ews]
34027 45407: Birmingham Int-Crewe-Chester-Wrexham-Birmingham Int
[45407 replaces 34027 which is unavailable]
PSTR
Sat 18-Dec THE CHRISTMAS DEVONIAN - [POSTPONED to 29-Jan]
London Paddington-Plymouth [ews]
6024: Bristol-Plymouth-Bristol
[Postponed due to engineeing works]
RYTC
Week 24
Tue 21-Dec THE CATHEDRALS EXPRESS CAROL CONCERT SPECIAL [Times]
London Kings Cross-Ely (RP01) [merlin]
71000 (/73096/34016): Kings Cross-Ely and return
[From Kings Cross not Victoria]
STDR
Wed 22-Dec VSOE SURREY HILLS XMAS LUNCHEON SPECIAL [p-Times]
London Victoria-Guildford (VSOE) [ews]
4472 34067 (/60009): Victoria-Guildford-Victoria
VSOE
Sat 25-Dec   [No services]  
Week 53
Tue 28-Dec Excursion (Provisional) - [CANCELLED]
Dorridge-circular (TY01) [wcrc]
4936/4953/4965: Dorridge-Tyseley-Tamworth- Loughborough-Nuneaton-Tyseley-Dorridge
VNTL
Wed 29-Dec THE LICKEY INCLINER - [CANCELLED]
Tyseley Warwick Rd-Gloucester (TY01) [wcrc]
3440+4965: Tyseley-Stourbridge-Gloucester -Bromsgrove-Tyseley
[Cancelled due to engineering works. To be rescheduled]
VNTL
Wed 29-Dec Excursion [Times]
Tyseley Warwick Rd-Walsall (TY01) [wcrc]
3440: Tyseley-Snow Hill-Stratford-Leamington -Coventry-Aston-Walsall-Tyseley -Nuneaton-Tyseley
[Revised route now via Nuneaton due to gauging issues]
VNTL
Wed 29-Dec THE WELSH MARCHES EXPRESS - [POSTPONED]
Watford-Bristol Cardiff
60009: Birmingham Int-Stourbridge-Worcester -Hereford-Bristol Cardiff-Gloucester-Worcester
[Now to Cardiff not Bristol due to engineering works]
[Postponed 60009 unavailable - new date tba]
STAF
Wed 29-Dec THE CATHEDRALS EXPRESS - [CANCELLED]
London-Chester (RP01) [merlin]
71000: London-Chester
STDR
Thu 30-Dec THE THAMES-AVON EXPRESS [Times]
London-Stratford (OC91) [merlin/ews]
6024: Victoria-High Wycombe-Stratford-High Wycombe-Paddington
[Revised date from 30-Oct, from Victoria not Paddington due to pathing issues]
PSTR
Fri 31-Dec VSOE NEW YEARS EVE SPECIAL -
London Victoria-Whitchurch (VSOE) [ews]
4472 34067 (/60009) Diesel: Victoria-Southampton-Witchurch-Victoria
[Revised route, now diesel hauled]
VSOE
Sat 01-Jan    

(Note for sectors of journey where steam is not specified,
haulage will be by diesel or electric locomotive)


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Tour operators


Note: Please refer to the current year tours page for up-to-date contact details

Agent Address
CMPS Compass Tours
46 Halville Road, Liverpool L18 0HR
Tel: 01472-870968 (4pm-9pm Mon-Fri)
Email:
compasstours@lycos.co.uk
DGSL Duke of Gloucester Steam Locomotive Trust
* Bookings for 06-Nov via
Past Time Rail Ltd
116 Trent Valley Road, Lichfield, Staffs WS13 6EU
Tel: 08718-714119 Fax: 01543-417531
DLRT Daylight Limited Rail Tours
The Watercress Line, The Railway Station, Alresford, Hants SO24 9JG.
Tel: 01962-733810 Fax: 01962-735448
Email:
reservations@watercressline.co.uk
FSCL Friends of the Settle and Carlisle
Dalescrest Travel, Skipton or FOSCL, 17 Montgomery Street, Skipton BD24 2ER
Tel: 01729-825400 or (enquiries only) 01253-347764
FSRL Flying Scotsman Railways Ltd
St Albans Travel, PO Box 1, 30 Culver Road, St Albans, Herts AL1 4ED
Tel: 01727-841115 Fax: 01727-851676
Email:
scotsman@stalbanstravel.co.uk
FSWK John Fishwick & Sons Travel
Golden Hill Lane, Leyland PR5 2LE
Tel: 01772-421207 Fax: 01772-622407
Email:
enquiries@fishwicks.co.uk
GREN Green Express Railtours
49 Byram Arcade, Westgate, Huddersfield, W Yorks HD1 1ND
Tel: 01484-422920
Email:
info@greenexpressrailtours.me.uk
HERT Hertfordshire Railtours
PO Box 350, Welwyn, Herts Al6 0WG
Tel: 01438-718125 Fax: 01438-718126
Email:
mailroom@traintrips.co.uk
KFSR
RBRT
Kingfisher Railtours (formerly Ribblesdale Railtours)
The Dalesmade Centre, Watershed Mill, Settle, N Yorks BD24 9LR
Tel: 0870 747 2983 Fax: 0870 747 2983
Email:
info@railwayvideo.com
LCRT Lancashire Railtours
Upper Offices Platform 3, Lancaster Station, Meeting House Lane, Lancaster LA1 5NW
Tel: 01524-389410 Fax: 01524-380906
Email: cyclepoint@btconnect.com
MCRP Mid-Cheshire Community Rail Partnership
c/o 25 Prestbury Avenue, Timperley, Altrincham WA15 8HY
Tel: 0161-928-9394
Email:
andrew@mcrua.fsnet.co.uk
NLPG North Eastern Locomotive Preservation Group (NELPG)
57 Millview Drive, Tynemouth NE30 2QD
Tel: 01609-774971 (6-8pm)
NMKT Newmarket Group
Tel: 020 8335 3030 Fax: 030 8330 6819
Bookings: St Albans Travel, PO Box 1, St Albans AL1 4ED
Tel: 01727-866533/841115
Email: sales@stalbanstravel.f9.co.uk
NRM National Railway Museum
Bookings through Ticketmaster www.ticketmaster.co.uk
Tel: 0870 145 1198
NYMR North Yorkshire Moors Railway
Pickering Station, Pickering, North Yorkshire YO18 7AJ
Tel: 01751-472508
PATH Pathfinder Tours
Stag House, Gydynap Lane, Inchbrook, Woodchester, Glos GL5 5EZ
Tel: 01453-835414 Fax: 01453-836538: 24hr Info line: 01453-836538
Email:
office@toursatpathfinder.freeserve.co.uk
PMRT PMR Tours
PO Box 6233, Chorley PR7 5ZR
Tel: 01257-450115 (Mon-Fri 09.30-16.30)
Email:
pmrtours@mibaker.freeserve.co.uk
PSTR Past Time Rail Ltd
116 Trent Valley Road, Lichfield, Staffs WS13 6EU
Tel: 08718-714119 Fax: 01543-417531
Email:
contact@past-timerail.co.uk
RESD Residential Rail
Upper Offices, Platform 3, Lancaster Station, Meeting House Lane, Lancaster LA1 5NW
Tel: 01772-864130
Email:
residentialrail@aol.com
RLTR Railtourer
42 Kingston Road, Willerby, HU10 6UB.
Tel: 01482-659082
RLYS Riley & Son (Railways) Ltd
Locomotive Works, Baron Street, Bury, Lancashire BL9 0TY
Tel: 0161-761 1122 Fax: 0161-763 5191
Email:
rsrailways@btinternet.com
RTNW Railtours North-West
799 Blackpool Road, Lea, Preston, Lancs PR2 1QQ
Tel: 01704-893583 01772-724996
Email:
rtnw799@netscapeonline.co.uk
RYTC The Railway Touring Company
PO Box 1012, Kings Lynn PE30 3YN
Tel: 01553-661500 Fax: 01553 661800
Email:
enquiries@railwaytouring.co.uk
SAGA SAGA 105.7fm
123 Hagley Road, Birmingham B16 8LD
Tel: 0121 452 1057
SHNM Shepherd Neame
Tel: 01795-542016
SJDT St James Day Tripper
21 Vancouver Crescent, Blackburn, Lancs, BB2 7DD
Tel: 01254-667803
Email:
info@daytripper.org
SRPS SRPS Railtours
3 South Cathkin Farm Cottages, Glasgow G73 4RG or
32 Moray Park, Dalgety Bay, Fife, KY11 9UN
Tel: 01383-822944 or 01698-263814 (Mon-Fri, 7pm-9pm)
STAF Steamy Affairs
18 Popes Lane, Terrington St Clement, Norfolk PE34 4NT
Tel: 01553-828107 or 01327-342361
Email:
information@steamyaffairs.net
STDR Steam Dreams
PO Box 169, Albury, Guildford Surrey GU5 9YS
Tel: 01483-209888 (209801) Fax: 01483-209889
Email:
info@steamdreams.co.uk
SWFL Swiftline Rail & Coach Excursions
Tel: 01477-571827
Email:
info@swiftline50.com
SXPS 6024 Preservation Society Ltd
* Bookings for 19-22 Oct via
Vintage Trains Ltd
Birmingham Railway Museum, 670 Warwick Road, Tyseley, Birmingham B11 2HL
Tel: 0121-707-4696 Fax: 0121-764-4645.
* Bookings for 26-Oct via Past Time Rail Ltd
116 Trent Valley Road, Lichfield, Staffs WS13 6EU
Tel: 08718-714119 Fax: 01543-417531
TSPH Travelsphere Ltd
Compasss House, Rockingham Rd, Market Harborough LE16 7QD
Tel: 01858-410818
Email:
telesales@travelsphere.co.uk
VNTL Vintage Trains Limited
Birmingham Railway Museum, 670 Warwick Road, Tyseley, Birmingham B11 2HL
Tel: 0121-707-4696 Fax: 0121-764-4645.
VSOE Venice Simplon Orient Express
Sea Containers House, 20 Upper Ground, London SE1 9PF
Tel: 0845 077 2222 Fax: 0207 805 5908
Email:
oereservations.uk@orient-express.com
VSON Venice Simplon Orient Express - Northern Belle
Sea Containers House, 20 Upper Ground, London SE1 9PF
Tel: 0161 831 7900 or 0845 077 2222 Fax: 0207 805 5908
Email:
oereservations.northernbelle@orient-express.com
VSPT Very Special Trains Limited
Brook Farm, Woodchurch, Ashford, Kent, TN26 3SR
Tel: 01233-860939
Email:
info@veryspecialtrains.co.uk
WCRC West Coast Railway Company
Warton Road, Carnforth, Lancs LA5 9HX
Tel: 01463-239026 (JACOBITE bookings only)
or Tel: 0870 1245511 Fax: 01524-734708 (other enquiries)
Scarborough Spa Express tickets on the day at York or Scarborough station.
Group bookings only Tel: 0870 124551
WSXT Wessex Trains Ltd
PO Box 34067, Haslemere, Surrey GU27 3WE
Tel: 0870 747 3829 Fax: 01428 654144
Email:
enquiries@wessex-trains.com
26DR 26D Rail Re-creations
Dougie Hodgins, Bridge House, Church Brough, Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria CA17 4EN
Tel: 0161 797 5713 (Bob Branch)


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Steam Operating Companies


Operator Details
[ews] English Welsh and Scottish Railway
Rail Express Services (Charter Trains)
310 Goswell Road, London EC1V 7LW
[merlin] Merlin Rail Ltd
Wyvern House, Railway Terrace, Derby DE1 2RU
Tel: 01332-332222 Fax: 01332-368888
Email: bizz@merlinrail.co.uk
[wcrc] West Coast Railway Company Ltd
Warton Road, Carnforth, Lancs LA5 9HX
Tel: 0870 1245511 Fax: 01524-734708


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Coaching stock


Set Details
(OC91)
(ex BN91)
EWS (formerly Rail Charter Services)
BR Mk 1 set "The Overlander"
BR Maroon livery (repainted from BR Crimson and Cream in early 2002)
(Dual air/vacuum brakes, air brake only from 01-Jan-05)
FO: 3100/10/19/31/32/33/44
TSO: 4915/16/46/49/96, 5008
BCK: 21245 BSK/G: 35469
RBR: 1671, RK: 80041, RMB: 1813
Based at Old Oak Common
(OC93)
(ex BN93)
EWS (formerly Rail Charter Services)
BR Mk 1 set "The Pride of the Nation"
Green and cream livery (formerly LNWR Black/Light blue livery)
(Air brake only)
FO: 3097,3120/21/41/46/47/49
BCK: 21269
RBR: 1680/98
Based at Old Oak Common (formerly at Bounds Green)
(OC94)
(ex BN94)
EWS (formerly Rail Charter Services)
BR Mk 1 set "The London Standard"
BR Blue/grey livery (formerly in IC rasberry ripple)
(Air brake only)
FO: 3107/15/48
TSO: 4938/39/49/56/59/91/99, 5002/05
BCK: 21246 BFK: 17015
NEA/G 6311
RBR: 1658 RMB: 1832
Based at Old Oak Common
(OC96)
(ex BN96)
EWS (formerly Rail Charter Services)
BR Mk 1 set "The Golden Jubilee"
BR Southern Green Livery
(Air brake only)
FO: 3114/23/24/27/50
TSO: 4925/77/86, 5007/23/27/37
BFK: 17023
RBR: 1679/96
Based at Old Oak Common (formerly at Bounds Green)
(CP01) Riviera Trains
BR Mk 1/2a set
BR(W) Chocolate and cream livery
(Dual air/vacuum brake)
FO: 3098, 3112/22/25/40
TSO: 4927/63, 5009/40
BCK: 21272
RBR: 1692
RMB: 1863
Based at Crewe
(CP02) Riviera Trains
BR Mk 1/2 set Various liveries
(to be repainted in Green and cream livery)
(Air brake only, some vehicles dual braked)
FO: 3066/68/69, 3125
TSO: 5309/31/35/81/86 5412
RBR: 1651/1691/97
RMB: 1842/50
BFK: 17056/79
Based at Crewe/Old Oak Common
(CP04) Riviera Trains
BR Mk 1/2 set, Oxford blue and cream livery
(Air brake only)
FO: 3181/88, 3223/28/40/44
TSO: 5276/92, 5322/41/66, 5647, 5879
RBR: 1683/99
BFK: 17105
Based at Crewe/Old Oak Common
(RP01) Daylight RailTours (Fragonset from 01-Jan-05)
BR Mk 1/2 set "The Green Train"
BR(S) Green livery
(Dual air/vacuum brakes)
TSO: 5171, 5216/22/36/37
BS0: 9392
RMB: 1840
FK: 13440/74
RBR: 1659
Based at Arlesford. Mid Hants Railway
(SRPS) Scottish Railway Preservation Society
BR Mk 1 set
BR Maroon livery
(Dual air/vacuum brake)
TSO: 4831/32/36/56, 5028
FO: 3096
FK: 13229/30
RBR: 1730
RMB: 1859
BSK: 35185
BCK: 21241
(TY01) Vintage Trains Ltd
BR Mk 1/2 set
BR Chocolate & Cream livery
(Vacuum brakes)
TSO: 5157/77/91/98
BSO(T): 9101
BFK: 17018/90
BSK: 35470 (POB)
Pullman Parlour: 353 (99353)
Pullman Kitchen: 335 (99361)
Based at Tyseley
(VSOE)
(SL90)
Venice Simplon Orient Express
Pullman cars
Pullman Umber and cream livery
Based at Stewarts Lane
(VSON) Venice Simplon Orient Express Northern Belle
Refurbished Mk 2 set
Maroon and cream livery
(WCRP) West Coast Railway Company
BR ex-Manchester Pullman set
Pullman Umber & Cream livery
(Air brakes, electric heating)
PF (7)
FK (2)
BF (1)
Based at Carnforth
(WC01)
(WC02)
West Coast Railway Company
BR Mk 1 sets
BR Maroon livery
(Dual air/vacuum brakes)
TSO: 4931/51/54/58
FO: 3128
RMB: 1860/61
BCK: 21256
TSO: 3766, 4912, 5035
SK: 25756, 25806, 25808
RMB: 1882
BSK: 35459
Based at Carnforth
(WSXT) Wessex Trains
BR Mk 1/2 set
Pullman Umber and cream livery
Based at Old Oak Common


This coachimg stock information is indicative only. Set formations
are frequently changed and individual vehicles may often be swapped between sets.
Some trains may be formed with vehicles from two or more sets.

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