Steam Special – West Cumbrian Coast Line and Carlisle Settle Line
14th April 2010 – LNER Peppercorn Class A1 60163 Tornado
On wednesday 14th April people in Cumbria were treated to a special event, when the 60163 Tornado steam locomotive travelled along the Cumbrian coast line via Barrow-in-Furness and Whitehaven to Carlisle, then over the Carlisle to Settle line, before returning to its starting point at Crewe.
60163 Tornado, is a a main-line steam locomotive built 1994-2008 in Darlington, and the first such locomotive built in the United Kingdom since Evening Star, the last steam locomotive built by British Railways, in 1960.
We invited anyone who took pictures to send us copies for this page.
- The A1 Steam Locomotive Trust – builders and operators of the Tornado
- Wikipedia – LNER Peppercorn Class A1 60163 Tornado
- Previous trips with Tornado – by Stan Laundon
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