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

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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.

Abbreviations:
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

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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 Cancelled
Royal Scotsman - Highland (day 1) Edinburgh - Boat of Garten GBRf 66s (T&T) Belmond 1H89 Cancelled
(Jacobite ECS move) Carnforth - Fort William (via Beattock) WCR 37 + Steam n/a Cancelled =
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 Cancelled =
All excursions planned to operate in April, May and June were cancelled or postponed due to the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.
See http://www.railtourinfo.co.uk/ for more details
 
July 2020
Sun 12th (Jacobite ECS) Carlisle - Craigendoran* (Fort William Jn) Steam 62005 + 45407 (DH) n/a 5Z57 =
(Jacobite ECS) (Carlisle) Craigendoran* - Fort William Jn Steam 45407 & 62005 (T&T) n/a 5Z57 Flickr
Mon 13th (Jacobite ECS) Carnforth - Fort William Jn 37518 +Steam 45212 (DH) n/a 5Z59 Flickr
Wed 15th The Jacobite (1st morning train) Fort William - Mallaig (and return) Steam 45407 West Coast Railways 2Y61, 2Y62 =
The Jacobite (1st afternoon train) Fort William - Mallaig (& return) Steam 45212 West Coast Railways 2Y68, 2Y69 =
 
August 2020
Tue 4th (Royal Scotsman ECS move) Hamilton - Carstairs Carlisle (and return) GBRf 66 n/a 5Z49 =
Fri 7th Northern Belle Manchester V - ECML - Edinburgh (and return) WCR 57s (T&T) Northern Belle 1Z30, 1Z32 =
Sat 8th Northern Belle Liverpool - WCML - Edinburgh (and return) WCR 57s (T&T) Northern Belle 1Z60, 1Z62 =
Wed 12th (Royal Scotsman ECS move) Hamilton - Craigentinny GBRf 66s n/a tbc =
Royal Scotsman - Highland (day 1) Edinburgh - Boat of Garten GBRf 66 Belmond 1H89 =
Thu 20th Northern Belle Edinburgh - Perth (and return) WCR 57s (T&T) Northern Belle tbc =
Fri 21st Northern Belle Edinburgh - Auchinleck (and return) WCR 57s (T&T) Northern Belle tbc =
Sat 22nd Northern Belle Edinburgh - Rannoch (and return) WCR 57s (T&T) Northern Belle tbc =
 
September 2020
Thu 3rd The Aberdonian Edinburgh - Perth - Aberdeen (& return) Steam 60163 'Tornado' A1 Steam Loco Trust tbc =
Thu 10th The Aberdonian Edinburgh - Perth - Aberdeen (& return) Steam 60163 'Tornado' A1 Steam Loco Trust tbc =
Sat 12th The Queen of Scots York - Edinburgh - Stirling (& return) Steam 60163 'Tornado' A1 Steam Loco Trust tbc =
Wed 16th The Conwy Valley Explorer Dumfries - Blaenau Ffestiniog (& return) WCR 47/57s (T&T) West Coast Railways tbc =
 
October 2020
Fri 2nd Northern Belle Manchester V - ECML - Edinburgh (and return) WCR 57s (T&T) Northern Belle tbc =



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See Also

Internal Links

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

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