The 61306 Mayflower steam locomotive will be back on the main line this Saturday, as it carries a special rail excursion to Chichester and Southampton.
Departing London Paddington at 8:18 am, the locomotive will pass through Southall (8:32 am), Slough (8:55 am), Maidenhead (9:03 am), Reading (9:18 am), Basingstoke (9:44 am), Winchester (10:24 am), Eastleigh (10:42 am), Botley (10:55 am) , Fareham (11:02 a.m.), Havant (11:26 a.m.), Bosham (11:35 a.m.) and Chichester at 11:43 a.m.
From Chichester, 61306 Mayflower will head to Southampton via Barnham (1:52 p.m.), Ford (1:56 p.m.), Littlehampton (2:02 p.m.), Ford (2:32 p.m.), Chichester (2:46 p.m.), Havant (2:58 p.m.), Cosham (3:07 p.m.), Fareham (3:16 p.m.) , St Denys (3:39 p.m.) and Southampton at 3:45 p.m.
Departing Southampton at 3:50 p.m., Mayflower will retrace his steps to Chichester, via St Denys (3:59 p.m.), Cosham (4:30 p.m.), Havant (4:42 p.m.), Emsworth (4:45 p.m.) and Chichester at 4 p.m. : 58.
With the returning passengers who have alighted at Chichester, Mayflower will begin her return journey. Departing at 6:11 p.m., the train will pass through Emsworth (6:20 p.m.), Havant (6:23 p.m.), Fratton (6:35 p.m.), Cosham (6:46 p.m.), Botley (7:04 p.m.), Eastleigh (7:14 p.m.), Winchester (7:34), Basingstoke (19 : 55), Bramley (20:19), Reading (20:36), Twyford (21:11), Slough (21:26), Southall (21:56) and London Paddington at 10:09 pm.
These times above in brackets are approximate. Please click on the links below, which follow the train throughout the day to keep up to date with its passage through your local station.
To know the times of these movements, please click on the links below:
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