17th July 2021
The Cumbrian Freighter
Tour postponed to 30/08/21, due to COVID-19 lockdown restrictions.
|Advertised Loco(s)||Advertised Route|
|DB Cargo Class 66s T&T||Banbury - Leamington Spa - Dorridge - Birmingham New Street - Wolverhampton - Stafford - (via WCML) - Wigan North Western - Farington Jn - Lostock Hall Jn - Blackburn - Daisyfield Jn - Clitheroe - Hellifield - Settle Jn - (via S&C) - Petteril Bridge Jn - Carlisle area|
|DB Cargo Class 66s T&T||Carlisle area - (via WCML) - (?reverse of outward route?) - Banbury|
(1) Tour postponed from 31/08/19, 09/05/20, 03/10/20 & 22/05/21.
(2) Route highlights advertised by Pathfinder Tours as: Blackburn King St. Thro’ Siding; Blackburn Up & Down Goods; Hellifield Down Goods; Ribblehead Quarry; Appleby Down & Thro’ Siding; Kirkby Thore Terminal; Carlisle Goods Lines London Road Jn to Currock Jn (rev) to Upperby Bridge Jn; Several Up loops out of Plumpton, Eden Valley, Shap, Tebay, Grayrigg, Oxenholme, Oubeck and Oxheys; Shap Hardendale Rounding Loop (rev) and Shap Quarry. Several other non-passenger lines may be added to this list.
Sources : Gary Thornton (from Pathfinder Website/emails) &
Timings (Advertised Only)
(from Pathfinder Website)
|Location||Advertised (out)||Advertised (rtn)|
|Birmingham New Street||07.00d||22.30a|
|Warrington Bank Quay||08.45d||20.45a|
|Wigan North Western||09.10d||20.25a|
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