Calder Valley line

  • Tornado’s 2020 tour diary takes shape

    Tornado’s 2020 tour diary takes shape

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    PEPPERCORN ‘A1’ Pacific No. 60163 Tornado looks set to have another busy year on the national network in 2020 as more dates are added to the locomotive’s main line calendar. The first confirmed booking is the ‘Fen & Fells Flyer’ on April 4, which starts diesel-hauled in Cambridge, running via Ely, March and Peterborough, and down…

  • Class 195 roll-out continues – but ‘Pacers’ will run into 2020

    Class 195 roll-out continues – but ‘Pacers’ will run into 2020

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    DELIVERIES of new DMUs and EMUs to Northern by CAF are running late, although the company introduced a further nine Class 195s over the Calder Valley line between Leeds and Chester via Manchester and Warrington in October.  It takes the number of ‘195s’ in traffic to 29, exactly half the order.  Northern has said because…

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