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1986 - Britain by Train

20 odd days around the UK by train.

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View 1986 Brit Rail Pass & 1986 Canada on nzhamsta's travel map.

Thursday 2 October
Train 1 - Chirk (Shropshire) to Chester.
Train 2 - Chester to Crewe.
Train 3 - Crewe to Oxenholme.
Train 4 - Oxenholme to Windermere.

Friday 3 October
In Windermere and Ambleside.

Saturday 4 October
Train 5 - Windermere to Oxenholme.
Train 6 - Oxenholme to Lancaster.
Train 7 - Lancaster to Carlisle (via coastal line).

Sunday 5 October
In Carlisle, Vindolanda on Hadrian's Wall, Once Brewed, Housesteads Fort.

Monday 6 October
Train 8 - Carlisle to Edinburgh.

Tuesday 7 October
Day in Edinburgh.

Wednesday 8 October
Train 9 - Edinburgh to Aberdeen.
Train 10 Aberdeen to Inverness.

Thursday 9 October
Train 11 - Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh.
Ferry to Kyleakin on Isle of Skye.

Friday 10 October
Bus from Kyleakin to Armadale.
Ferry to Mallaig.
Train 12 - Mallaig to Fort William.
Train 13 - Fort William to Glasgow.
Train 14 - Glasgow to Edinburgh.

Saturday 11 October
Train 15 - Edinburgh to York.

Sunday 12 October
Day in York.

Monday 13 October
Train 16 - York to Doncaster.
Train 17 - Doncaster to Lincoln.

Tuesday 14 October
Train 18 - Lincoln to Newark.
Train 19 - Newark to Peterborough.
Train 20 - Peterborough to Norwich.

Wednesday 15 October
Train 21 - Norwich to Ely.
Train 22 - Ely to Cambridge.
Train 23 - Cambridge to London.

Thursday 16 October
Train 24 - London to Exeter St Davids
Train 25 - Exeter St Davids to Exeter Central

Friday 17 October
Train 26 - Exeter St Davids to Plymouth.
Train 27 - Plymouth to Penzance.

Saturday 18 October
Bus to Land's End and back.

Sunday 19 October
Train 28 - Penzance to Plymouth.
Train 29 - Plymouth to Exeter St David's.
Train 30 - Exeter St David's to Salisbury.
Train 31 - Salisbury to Bristol.

Monday 20 October
Train 32 - Bristol to Swansea.
Train 33 - Swansea to Shrewsbury via Heart of Wales line.

Tuesday 21 October
Train 34 - Shrewsbury to Miniffordd via mid Wales.
Train 35 - Miniffordd - Blaenau Ffestiniog via narrow gauge Festiniog railway.
Train 36 - Blaenau Ffestiniog to Llandudno Junction.
Train 37 - Llandudno Junction to Chester.
Train 38 - Chester to Chirk.

In all, a very quick trip around the UK getting money's worth from the rail pass.

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