Steam locomotive 45596 Bahamas will visit London, Southampton and Weymouth this Thursday

45596 Bahamas will be on the mainline this Thursday (September 1) as it carries a tour from London to Weymouth.

Departing London Victoria at 8.45am, the Bahamas will pass through Clapham Junction (8.59am), Brentford (9.15am), Staines (9.32am), Woking (10.03am), Winchfield (10.26am), Basingstoke (10.48am), Eastleigh (11.18am), Southampton Central (11.32am), Beaulieu Road (12.12pm), Bournemouth (12.47pm), Wareham (1.09pm) and Weymouth at 1.39pm.

The return trip should be hauled by 31806 to Southampton. Departing Weymouth at 4.35pm, the train will pass through Wareham (5.13pm), Bournemouth (5.45pm), Southampton Central (6.23pm – Bahamas ferry from here), Basingstoke (7.52pm), Brookwood (8:00 p.m.). 25), Woking (8:46 p.m.), Staines (9:19 p.m.), Clapham Junction (10:04 p.m.) and London Victoria at 10:19 p.m.

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

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45596 Bahamas features in RailAdvent’s 3-disc set of the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway Spring 2022 Steam Gala. For more information on how to purchase or stream on your PC/tablet, please click here.

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