Latest news on Mallard and Tornado move tomorrow

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Latest news on Mallard and Tornado move tomorrow

The record-breaking locomotive LNER class A4 4468 Mallard will be hauled on the East Coast Main Line from the NRM at York to Locomotion: The NRM at Shildon by Britain’s newest steam locomotive, Peppercorn Class A1 Pacific 60163 Tornado, tomorrow – Wednesday June 23.

When the train arrives at Shildon, J72 class steam locomotive 69023 Joem will shunt 4468 Mallard and 60163 Tornado around the museum’s sidings, so that 60163’s support crew can prepare the locomotive for its return journey.

We have now received information regarding timings for the move, and the anticipated schedule is:

14.30: Train (comprising 60163 Tornado, 4468 Mallard, 47798 Prince William) to depart York

17.15: Train arrives at Shildon, then 69023 to shunt 60163 and 4468 on Museum sidings

19.00: Train (comprising 60163 Tornado and 47798 Prince William) to depart Shildon for York and Crewe

Please note that these timings are still subject to last-minute changes by Network Rail and the Train Operating Company.

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