45596 Bahamas will be back on the main line this Saturday as it carries Railway Touring Company’s Jubilee Buxton Spa Express.
The train is due to leave West Ealing behind a diesel locomotive at 06.18am and will pass through St Albans (07.01am), Luton (07.15am), Bedford (07.44am), Kettering (08.20am), Leicester (09.00am), Chesterfield (10.26am) and Barrow Hill at 10:37 a.m.
Here, 45596 Bahamas are added to the train. Departing at 11.12am, the tour will pass through Sheffield (11.45am), Grindleford (12.04pm), Edale (12.18pm) and Buxton at 1.22pm.
The return journey will depart from Buxton at 2.37pm via Chapel-en-le-Frith (2.54pm), Stockport (3.32pm), Denton (3.44pm), New Mills Central (4.35pm), Edale (5.00pm), Hathersage (5.10pm), Chesterfield (5.36pm), Langley Mill (6.22pm), Loughborough (6.44pm) and Humberstone Road (6.59pm). Here, 45596 Bahamas got off the train and replaced with a diesel.
The tour will return to West Ealing, calling at Leicester (7.34pm), Kettering (8.02pm), Bedford (8.30pm), Luton (9.05pm), St Albans (9.25pm) and West Ealing at 10.23pm.
If you want to follow the train on Saturday, you can check the timetables here.
45596 The Bahamas are due to leave the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway early Saturday morning heading for Barrow Hill to rejoin the train. You can find the full movement schedules here.
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