ROUTE AND APPROXIMATE TIMINGS
The outbound journey from Chester is 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||09:44|
|Wigan North Western||10:00|
The return journey is via the Settle & Carlisle line through Appleby, Dent and the Ribblehead Viaduct to Hellifield. Here we change to diesel traction for the return to Chester via Clitheroe, Blackburn to join the West Coast Main Line at Leyland to return as outwards.
|Wigan North Western||21:39|
|Warrington Bank Quay||21:57|
* (Pick up only - no return drop off - Blackburn is available as a drop off point on the return journey.)