It started in Newport 222 miles away with a class 68 to Chaddeston Yard then to be pulled by a class 37 (37069 & 37218) on it’s way via many stations like Bristol, Cheltenham, Birmingham, Derby, Crew and on to Blackburn for a loco swap.
A list of any special train tours due into Blackpool for 2019.
Blackpool Illuminations tour in November, namely a special tour by heritage tram available only to passengers on the UK Railtours train!
Illuminations Charter 154V 0900 London Euston to Blackpool North.
A rake of coaches pulled in by class 90029 then the Queens Messenger takes it back to Preston for a run-around so the Electric unit is ready to go again back to London.