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Choice of two journeys


To Carlisle from York, via the Settle to Carlisle line (steam from Hellifield):

Running Thursdays on 20th May, 3rd and 17th June, 1st and 22nd July, 12th August, 2nd and 23rd September 2021. Departing from York, Normanton, Wakefield Kirkgate, Leeds (Central Station) and Skipton View Journey


To Carlisle from Chester. (Outbound journey via the Settle to Carlisle line, (with steam from Hellifield). The return journey is via the West Coast Mainline, (with steam to Carnforth):

Running Tuesdays on 1st and 22nd June, 13th July, 3rd and 24th August and 14th September 2021. Departing from Chester, Frodsham, Warrington Bank Quay, Leyland and Preston, dates and prices will be announced soon View Journey


WEST

The outbound journey from Chester will be diesel hauled through Frodsham to Warrington before turning north onto the West Coast Main Line through Preston and Blackburn to Hellifield. At Hellifield we change to steam traction for the journey to Carlisle via the Settle to Carlisle Line.

PROVISIONAL TIMES

Departing From:DepartsReturns
Chester07.4820.37
Frodsham08.0620.05
Warrington Bank Quay08.2819.37
Leyland09.0119.09
Preston09.1818.58
Destination:ArrivesDeparts
Carlisle13.1315.20

For the Return Journey, we travel back along the West Coast Mainline with steam traction to Carnforth. From Carnforth we will be hauled by a vintage diesel engine to your home stations.

EAST

The outbound journey 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 the Settle & Carlisle Line to Carlisle.

PROVISIONAL TIMES

Departing From:DepartsReturns
York08.3222.25
Normanton09.2721.33
Wakefield Kirkgate09.3521.23
Leeds10.0620.56
Skipton11.0019.54
Destination:ArrivesDeparts
Carlisle14.2916.43

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

Please note that the timings above are to be used as a guide only and might change at any time. Confirmed timings will be stated on travel tickets when purchased in advance of travel. 

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