Running from 28th April until 08th September 2020
Choice of two journeys
To Carlisle from York, via the Settle to Carlisle line (steam from Hellifield):
Running on 28th April, 26th May, 23rd June, 7th & 21st July, 4th & 18th August, 1st September 2020 - Departing from York, Normanton, Wakefield Kirkgate, Leeds (Central Station) and Skipton View Journey
To Carlisle from Chester. Outbound journey via the West Coast Mainline, with steam from Carnforth. The return jouney is via the Settle to Carlisle line, with steam to Preston):
Running on 12th May, 9th & 30th June, 14th & 28th July, 11th & 25th August, 8th September 2020 - Departing from Chester, Frodsham, Warrington Bank Quay, Wigan Leyland and Preston View Journey
The outbound journey from Chester will be 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 the West Coast Mainline.
|Warrington Bank Quay||08.54||20.03|
|Wigan North Western||09.13||19.37|
For the Return Journey, we travel back along the Settle & Carlisle Line with steam traction to Preston. From Preston we will be hauled by a vintage diesel engine to your home stations.
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.
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.