Steam locomotive 45596 Bahamas will haul London to Swanage this Thursday – RailAdvent

45596 Bahamas

Credit: ASH Rail Photography

45596 Bahamas will be back on the mainline this Thursday (September 22) as they tour Swanage.

Departing from 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