Charter Trains 2020

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A list of charter trains, railtours and associated stock moves and locomotive movements on the mainline in Scotland during 2020


This page does not include the regular running of Jacobite steam trains or Royal Scotsman 2019.

Please note that all trains (especially steam loco moves) can be subject to late notice re-timings, please check the Gen list for any late info.

ECS = Empty Coaching Stock
T&T = Top and Tail (locos on both ends)
DH = Double Headed locomotives
DOR = Loco dead on rear
TF = Steam loco running Tender First
DIT = Loco dead in train (between leading loco and any rolling stock)
* = Locomotive change at this location
tbc = to be confirmed
Rtn = Return journey


Date       Tour Name Route Traction    Promoter Timings Links
January 2020
no tours advertised
February 2020
no tours advertised
March 2020
Fri 20th (ECS move) Newcastle - Joppa 57313 & 57601 (T&T) n/a 5Z14 =
Sat 21st Northern Belle Glasgow C, Edinburgh - Perth (and return) 57313 & 57601 (T&T) Northern Belle 1Z15, 1Z16 Flickr
The Edinburgh Flyer York - Edinburgh (& return) Steam 60163 'Tornado' Railway Touring Co. Cancelled =
Sun 22nd (ECS move) Joppa - Carnforth 57601 (& 57313 OR) n/a 5Z17 Flickr
Fri 27th West Highland Statesman: Day 1 Milton Keynes - WCML- Fort William LSL 47s (T&T) Statesman Rail Cancelled =
Sat 28th West Highland Statesman: Day 2 Fort William - Mallaig (& return) LSL 47s (T&T) Statesman Rail Cancelled =
Sun 29th West Highland Statesman: Day 3 Fort William - WCML - Milton Keynes LSL 47s (T&T) Statesman Rail Cancelled =
April 2020
Fri 3rd (Royal Scotsman ECS move) Hamilton - Craigentinny GBRf 66s (T&T) n/a 5B78 =
Royal Scotsman - Highland (day 1) Edinburgh - Boat of Garten GBRf 66s (T&T) Belmond 1H89 =
(Jacobite ECS move) Carnforth - Fort William (via Beattock) WCR 37 + Steam n/a 5Z58 =
West Highland & Royal Deeside (day 1) London KX - Dumbarton (via Beattock) DBS 67s (T&T)? UK Railtours Cancelled =
Mon 6th The Jacobite (1st morning train) Fort William - Mallaig (and return) Steam West Coast Railways 2Y61, 2Y62 =
Fri 17th Northern Belle Manchester V - ECML - Edinburgh (and return) WCR 57s (T&T) Northern Belle tbc =
The Majority of excursions planned to operate in April have been cancelled or postponed due to the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.


See Also

Internal Links

Charter Trains 2019
Charter Trains 2018
Charter Trains 2017
Charter Trains 2007

External Links

Tour Promoters