Steam locomotive 45596 Bahamas is set to visit London, Southampton and Swanage this Thursday

45596 Bahamas will return to the mainline this Thursday (September 8) on a tour of Swanage.

Departing London Victoria at 08.45am, the tour will pass through Clapham Junction (09.03am), Staines (09.32am), Woking (10.03am), Winchfield (10.26am), Basingstoke (10.48am), Southampton Central (11.32am), Millbrook (11.44am), Beaulieu Road (12.12pm), Bournemouth (12.49pm), Wareham (1.12pm) and Swanage at 1.45pm.

A diesel will circle Swanage, leaving at 4.40pm and passing through Wareham (5.16pm) and Bournemouth (5.45pm) before arriving at Southampton Central at 6.23pm.

The tour, again carried by 45596 Bahamas, will depart at 6:34 p.m. and pass through Basingstoke (7:52 p.m.), Brookwood (8:25 p.m.), Woking (8:46 p.m.), Staines (9:19 p.m.), Brentford (9:43 p.m.), Clapham Junction (10:04 p.m.) and London Victoria at 10:19 p.m.

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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