Chester to Carlisle


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 Hellifield we change to steam traction for the journey via Settle & Carlisle Line to Carlisle.

Departing From: Departs Returns
Chester TBC TBC
Frodsham TBC TBC
Warrington Bank Quay TBC TBC
Wigan North Western TBC TBC
Leyland TBC TBC
Destination: Arrives Departs
Carlisle TBC TBC

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.