Diary Dates – Diesel Events

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7 ‘The Blue Boys Merrymixer’
Eastleigh, Birmingham, Crewe & return. Diesel-hauled throughout (DRS).
Locos: Two Class 37s Birmingham-Crewe, Class 57 Birmingham-Eastleigh. PT

11 ‘The Saint Tudno Express’
Tyseley, Llandudno & return. Diesel-hauled throughout.
Locos: Two Class 20s. VT

14 ‘The Cambridge & Norfolk Explorer’
Eastleigh, Cambridge, Norwich & return. Diesel-hauled throughout.
Locos: Two DRS Class 37s. PT

20 ‘The Cambrian Coast Express’
Bristol Parkway, Pwllheli & return. Diesel-hauled throughout.
Locos: NR Class 97/3s Shrewsbury-Pwllheli & return. PT

25 ‘The Scarborough Belle’
Tyseley, Scarborough & return. Diesel-hauled throughout.
Locos: No. 47773 and Class 20. VT

30 ‘Settle & Carlisle Circular’
Bangor, Carlisle & return. Diesel-hauled throughout. SR


3 ‘Dartmouth Steam Railway & Paignton’
Swansea, Cardiff, Newport, Paignton & return. Diesel-hauled (steam-hauled trip on Dartmouth Steam Railway). NB

10 – 12 KWVR Mixed Traffic Gala, The Railway Station, Station Road, Haworth, Keighley, BD22 8NJ. September 10: A diesels only day with a diesel guest, hopefully diesels from the mainline and a selection from the Home fleet. September 11: A mixed traffic day, representing the change over years from steam to diesel. Visit https://kwvr.co.uk/event/mixed-traffic-gala/2021-09-10/


Tuesdays August 10, 17, 31, September 14 ‘Windsor to London Express’
Windsor & Eton Riverside, London Victoria. Diesel-hauled throughout.
Loco: Class 33, 37 or 47. SD

Tour promoters key:

A1SLT A1 Steam Locomotive Trust
01325 488215

BEL Belmond Pullman
0845 0772 222

NB Northern Belle
01270 899638

PT Pathfinder Tours
01453 835414

RTC Railway Touring Company
01553 661500

SD Steam Dreams
01483 209888

SRPS Scottish Railway Preservation Society
0131 202 1033

SR Statesman Rail
0345 310 2458

ST Saphos Trains
0800 038 5320

UKRT UK Railtours
01438 715050

VT Vintage Trains
0121 708 4960

WCR West Coast Railways
0333 996 6720