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Pair of Class 50s recreate a tour from London to Penzance made 25 years ago

Mar 23 , 2019 - Sat - 1:00 pm

A quarter of a century ago, Class 50s Nos. 50050 and 50007 left London Waterloo for Penzance, returning east to Paddington for their final British Rail journey. On this Saturday excursion, we are repeating the itinerary, this time from Paddington and returning to Waterloo with two Class 50s at the business end giving us over 600 miles of English Electric power, courtesy of the Class 50 Alliance.  read more »

A quarter of a century ago, Class 50s Nos. 50050 and 50007 left London Waterloo for Penzance, returning east to Paddington for their final British Rail journey

Springtime Cornishman

Apr 13 , 2019 - Sat - 12:15 pm
A journey to and right across the West Country to far-flung Penzance

Picking up from Warwickshire, Oxfordshire and other stations we head to Cornwall with a journey through some of England’s most attractive scenery on this Saturday excursion. From Bristol we travel right across Somerset into Devon, down the Culm Valley into the Exe Estuary and along the Dawlish sea wall, over the steep gradients of South Devon to Plymouth and across the Tamar on Brunel’s masterpiece, the Royal Albert Bridge, into Cornwall for the following options:

Option A – Par (1200/1645) change here for the Newquay Branch Line and Options B and C.  read more »

A quarter of a century ago, Class 50s Nos. 50050 and 50007 left London Waterloo for Penzance, returning east to Paddington for their final British Rail journey

2019 Mazey Day Cornishman

Jun 29 , 2019 - Sat - 12:15 pm
Join our merry train for the Pathfinder Railtours annual visit to the Mazey Day celebrations in Penzance
A Sunday excursion to Cornwall hauled by No. 60163  'Tornado' including several stops to admire the steam loco whilst it takes on water. A choice of off train options

SATURDAY  read more »

GWR Longrock Depot Open Day 2019

Apr 13 , 2019 - Sat - 10:00 am

GWR has announced they will open the doors of the Long Rock Maintenance Depot to the public on Saturday 13 April 2019, raising money for the Penlee Lifeboat station and the RNLI.

On display will be a wide range of old and modern trains and locomotives which have played a part in making Cornwall’s railway a success. From the newest high tech, Intercity Express Train to vintage diesel and steam, all will be available for visitors.

There will also be a chance for members of the public to see the new facilities at the depot, following its multimillion modernisation last year.  read more »

Flying Scotsman and Mayflower Steam trains over Angarrack Saturday 6th about 10:45....

Oct 6 , 2018 - Sat - 10:30 am

Steam trains over Angarrack about 10:45 am

Leaving from Plymouth our train is hauled by 60103 Flying Scotsman over the Tamar Bridge then through Cornwall to Penzance. After a break in Penzance, of approximately 2 hours we return diesel hauled to Plymouth.This trip will be diesel hauled on the return journey.

Estimated Timings Outward Return
Plymouth 0900 1500
Penzance 1100 1300

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Flying Scotsman and Mayflower Steam trains

Steam trains over Angarrack this Tuesday coming....

Sep 20 , 2016 - Tue - 9:10 am

Steam trains over angarrack this Saturday & Tuesday coming....????????

Saturday evening 6201 Princess Elizabeth works through to Penzance: Plymouth 19.30 / Truro 21.10 arr Pnz 21.51.  read more »

Steam trains over Angarrack this Saturday coming....

Sep 17 , 2016 - Sat - 9:25 pm

Steam trains over angarrack this Saturday & Tuesday coming....????????

Saturday evening 6201 Princess Elizabeth works through to Penzance: Plymouth 19.30 / Truro 21.10 arr Pnz 21.51.  read more »

Minutes from "Steam train 10.16am Wed up from PZ. Stops at Hayle. Engines only 8.55pm Tues" on 27 Apr 2016 - 10:20

Minutes for: Steam train at 10.16am Wednesday morning up from PZ. Stops at Hayle. Engines only come past 8.55pm Tuesday night from 27 Apr 2016 - 10:20 to 27 Apr 2016 - 10:20

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