The outbound journey from Chester 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 Shap.
|Warrington Bank Quay||09:35|
|Wigan North Western||09:50|
The return is via the Settle & Carlisle line through Appleby, Dent and the Ribblehead Viaduct with steam traction to Hellifield and diesel traction returning to Chester.
|Wigan North Western||21:25|
|Warrington Bank Quay||21:40|
* (Pick up only - no return drop off - Blackburn is available as a drop off point on the return journey.)
The outbound 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 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.