A steam locomotive will visit Dawlish with the High Wycombe to Kingswear tour this Saturday

70000 Britannia or 34046 Braunton are expected to carry part of the English Riviera Express this Saturday July 9, 2022.

The tour starts in High Wycombe with a diesel locomotive. Departs High Wycombe at 06:40 and will pass through Princes Risborough (06:53), Haddenham and Thame Parkway (07:03), Bicester Village (07:20), Oxford Parkway (07:32), Oxford (07:41), Swindon (08:41), Chippenham (09:00), Melksham (9:19 a.m.), Westbury (9:34 a.m.), Taunton (10:24 a.m.) and Norton Fitzwarren at 10:31 a.m.

Here, the steam locomotive takes over from the train. Departing Norton Fitzwarren at 10.59am, the train will continue via Tiverton Parkway (11.15am), Exeter St Davids (11.35am), Dawlish Warren (11.52am), Paignton (12.32pm) and Kingswear at 1.15pm.

After the hour at Kingswear, the train will depart at 4.35pm passing through Paignton (5.21pm), Newton Abbot (5.41pm), Dawlish (5.51pm), Exeter St Davids (6.17pm), Taunton (7.18pm – diesel transported from here), Castle Cary (19:43), Westbury (20:03), Melksham (20:22), Chippenham (20:37), Swindon (21:04), Oxford (21:56), Bicester Village (22: 15), Haddenham and Thame Parkway (10:32 p.m.), Princes Risborough (10:43 p.m.) and High Wycombe at 11:00 p.m.

For up-to-date schedules, please find the tracking links by clicking here.

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As always, please respect the dangers of the railway. Please do not trespass on the train tracks to view this iconic locomotive – stick to public access points.

Jose P. Rogers