Steam locomotive to visit Buxton this Wednesday



A steam locomotive from the Locomotive Services Ltd pool will be back on the main line and will be in and around Buxton on Wednesday, September 29, 2021.

RailAdvent is awaiting confirmation of the locomotive that will carry this Wednesday’s tour – but we have been advised that it could be Black 5 45231 The Sherwood Forester.

The locomotive is on a special railtour Wednesday with the steam locomotive pulling the Buxton Spa Express.

The tour will depart Hereford behind a diesel locomotive at 05:58 am and then proceed to Crewe, making stops at Leominster (06:13), Ludlow (06:26), Craven Arms (06:39), Church Stretton (06:52 ), Shrewsbury (7:09 am) and Crewe at 7:54 am, where the steam locomotive is added to the train.

Once the steam locomotive has been added, the train will depart at 8:48 am and will pass through Stafford (9:15 am), Rugeley Trent Valley (9:33 am), Lichfield Trent Valley (9:47 am), Burton-on-Trent (10:00 am). : 06), Derby (10:25 a.m.), Chesterfield (11:25 a.m.), Grindleford (11:45 a.m.), Edale (11:57 a.m.) and Buxton at 1:24 p.m.

The return trip will depart Buxton at 3:39 p.m. and will pass through New Mills Central (4:50 p.m.), Romiley (4:56 p.m.), Woodley (4:59 p.m.), Woodley (5:48 p.m.), Romiley (5:50 p.m.), New Mills Central (6:01 p.m.), Edale ( 18:18), Bamford (18:29), Grindleford (18:35), Chesterfield (18:59), Derby (19:43), Burton on Trent (20:51), Rugeley Trent Valley (21:24), Stafford (9.45 p.m.) and Crewe at 10.15 p.m.

With the diesel locomotive loaded again, the train will return to Hereford, making stops at Shrewsbury (23:10), Church Stretton (23:38), Craven Arms (23:49), Ludlow (23:59), Leominster (00:14) and Hereford at 00:30.


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As always, please respect the dangers of the railroad. Please do not enter the railroad to see this iconic locomotive – stay at public access areas!

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