5th June 2020

Northern Belle Operating Schedule

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Last updated: 27th July 2020

In difficult moments like this, it is heartening to remember we all remain connected through our mutual concern for each other, the Northern Belle community. We sincerely hope you and your loved ones are safe and sound and our thoughts go out to you as many around us face hardships and unprecedented challenges. Thank you for all the kind messages of support that we have received and please accept ours in return.

In line with Government guidelines we have re-assessed our operating schedule and delayed the start until Friday 7th August when we take to the track once more and head north to Edinburgh , we have therefore removed the schedule up until the 7th August and we are in the process of offering alternative dates or issuing VIP credit vouchers to passengers booked to travel in June and July.

We have added celebration steam dining experiences, Northern Belle will celebrate a return with the most glamorous of outings, with a dining experience like no other, and hauled by one of the world’s most famous steam locomotives ‘Princess Elizabeth 6201’ built in 1933 and named after the then seven-year-old Queen -to-be. This will be some celebration, departing from Preston. On 19th September, 3rd October and 17th October.


To ensure our trips remain as memorable as ever, we have put together the following safety procedures to ensure our guests have a safe and enjoyable journey.

Click here to read the procedures.