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Flying Scotsman returning to Castleton

Date published: 08 January 2018


The 60103, Flying Scotsman, travels from York to Castleton with its support coach on Monday (8 January).

The iconic train will pass through the Aire valley (Keighley 12.44) and reverse at Hellifield (13.19-14.38) from where its tender to Preston (16.07-17.25).

It passes Golborne Junction at 17.51.

It arrives at Castleton at 18.42, and will be at Hopwood Ground Frame at 20:00.

The Ground Frame is the method of changing a points using a lever, on the ground adjacent to the actual point, instead of the signal box changing it.

This is the limit of the main line before it changes to the East Lancs private railway line.


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