The Cumbrian Mountaineer

Class 50 Diesel D400 Fearless

Wednesday 13th July 2022

Update – Change of Date

Unfortunately, 50050 Fearless has suffered a traction motor failure whilst working a train. The owners and maintainers of Fearless are currently working very hard to rectify the problem.

We have rescheduled the train to Wednesday 13th July. All passengers will be contacted by email regarding their booking.

Tour Details

A diesel hauled trip with D400 Fearless over the famous and highly scenic Settle & Carlisle line alongside the Cumbrian fells with time to visit Carlisle city.

Following our final stop to pick up passengers at Chesterfield, our train will travel via Skipton and Hellifield to join the Settle and Carlisle line. After our visit to Carlisle we will return over the demanding hill climbing journey via the Settle and Carlisle line and retrace our outward route to Tyseley.

Board at Tyseley Locomotive Works (limited pre-booked free car parking available), Coleshill Parkway, Tamworth High Level, Burton on Trent, Derby or Chesterfield.

Joining arrangements

Tyseley Locomotive Works, Coleshill Parkway, Tamworth High Level, Burton on Trent, Derby, Chesterfield. The return journey will drop-off at all outward stations.

Seating Arrangements

Seating is available in our Pullman Cars and Open Coaches. You will be seated at tables of two or four or in a Private Compartment in your selected Coach according to your booking. Tables for two can be booked in Pullman Class for a supplement of £30 per person subject to availability.

Bookings for up to four people will be seated at the same table. Bookings of more than four people will be seated at adjacent tables.

First Class Compartments for six people are also available.

Boarding Card

A boarding card confirming your booking details and allocated coach will be emailed to you upon completion of your booking. Please print this boarding card to access the train. Separate tickets are not issued.

Final Details and Timings

Final times will be published on this website 7-10 days before the date of the train.

The following are approximate anticipated timings:

Tyseley Locomotive Works Depart 06.54
Coleshill Parkway Depart 07.28
Tamworth High Level Depart 07.46
Burton on Trent Depart 08.03
Derby Depart 08.24
Chesterfield Depart 09.02
Carlisle Arrive 13.39
  Depart 16.04
Chesterfield Arrive 20.33
Derby Arrive 21.03
Burton on Trent Arrive 21.32
Tamworth High Level Arrive 21.56
Coleshill Parkway Arrive 22.17
Tyseley Locomotive Works Arrive 22.50

Book Seats

Step One
Select Class of Travel

Step Two
Select Coach

Step Three
Complete Details & quantity Required

Step Four


Select the station from which you intend to join the train

Meals are included in Pullman and Club Class. If you would prefer a vegetarian option please indicate Number of Vegetarian Meals Required

Passengers who require assistance to travel should contact us at to discuss their requirements prior to booking.