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Steam locomotive 46115 Scots Guardsman will be back in steam on the mainline and will be in Carlisle and Blackburn on Saturday 17th July 2021
The Scot locomotive is on a special railtour with 46115 Scots Guardsman is hauling the Cumbrian Mountain Express on Saturday.
Please note: we believe this tour to be part-hauled by 46115 Scots Guardsman. However, this is subject to change.
The railtour departs diesel hauled from Crewe at 05:29 and will head via Hartford (05:43), Runcorn (06:00) and Liverpool Lime Street (06:28), where 46115 is added to the train.
46115 ‘Scots Guardsman’ steams past Long Marton with ‘The Fellsman’ on the Settle & Carlisle // Credit: Josh Haworth
The railtour will then head for Carlisle, where it will pass through Roby (06:52), St Helens Central (07:04), Wigan North Western (07:28), Blackburn (08:45), Clitheroe (09:20), Hellifield (09:48), Ribblehead (10:54), Garsdale (11:10), Langwathby (11:48) and Carlisle at 12:33.
After around 3 hours in Carlisle, 46115 will depart Carlisle at 15:18 bound for Crewe. It will pass through Tebay (16:50), Oxenholme Lake District (17:03), Lancaster (18:11), Preston (18:32), Wigan North Western (19:21), St Helens Central (19:41), Liverpool Lime Street (20:12 – diesel replaces 46115 here), Edge Hill (20:23), Runcorn (20:39) and Crewe at 21:15.
These above timings in brackets are approximate timings. Please click the links below, which tracks 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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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!
This article first appeared on www.railadvent.co.uk
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