Dalesman Seating

Journey Map

Dalesman Journey map

    WESTBOUND JOURNEY


The outbound journey from Chester diesel hauled through Frodsham to Warrington before turning north onto the West Coast Main Line through Wigan, Preston and Lancaster to Carnforth. At Carnforth we change to steam traction for the journey to Carlisle via Shap.


Station Departure Arrival
Chester 09:00  
Frodsham 09:20  
Warrington Bank Quay 09:35  
Wigan North Western 09:50  
Leyland 10:10  
Preston* 10:20  
Carlisle   12:55



The return is via the Settle & Carlisle line through Appleby, Dent and the Ribblehead Viaduct with steam traction to Hellifield and diesel traction returning to Chester.


Station Departure Arrival
Carlisle 16:40  
Blackburn   20:20
Leyland   21:10
Wigan North Western   21:25
Warrington Bank Quay   21:40
Frodsham   21:55
Chester   22:15


* (Pick up only - no return drop off - Blackburn is available as a drop off point on the return journey.)

    EASTBOUND JOURNEY


The outbound from York will be diesel hauled via Church Fenton, Milford and Castleford to Wakefield. Then onto Leeds (reverse) and along the Aire Valley to Skipton and Hellifield. At Hellifield we change to steam traction for the journey via Settle & Carlisle Line to Carlisle.


Station Departure Arrival
York 08:35  
Normanton 09:20  
Wakefield Kirkgate 09:30  
Wakefield Westgate 09:35  
Leeds 09:55  
Keighley 10:25  
Skipton 10:54  
Carlisle   14:20

We re-trace our outwards route for the return journey with steam traction to Hellifield and diesel traction returning to York.


Station Departure Arrival
Carlisle 16:40  
Skipton   19:40
Keighley   19:55
Leeds   20:20
Wakefield Westgate   20:55
Wakefield Kirkgate   21:00
Normanton   21:10
York   21:55