Steam locomotive heading for Chester this Weekend

7029 Clun Castle
Credit: RailView

Steam locomotive 7029 Clun Castle will be hauling another tour since returning to public mainline running tomorrow as it heads for Chester.

Departing Dorridge at 08:27, the locomotive will haul her excursion via Solihull (08:35), Tyseley (08:46), Birmingham New Street (09:14), Smethwick Galton Bridge (09:29), Sandwell and Dudley (09:30), Wolverhampton (09:58), Stafford (10:22), Madeley (10:40), Crewe (10:51), Beeston Castle (11:18) and finally Chester (11:30).

At Chester, the locomotive will be serviced ahead of the return journey.

On the return journey, the locomotive will depart Chester at 15:40 and will head via a different route as the outbound journey, heading through Wrexham General (16:00), Ruabon (16:19), Chirk (16:25), Shrewsbury (17:00), Telford Central (17:33), Cosford (17:45), Wolverhampton (18:02), Birmingham New Street (19:11), Bordesley (19:33), Tyseley (19:48), Solihull (19:57) and finally Dorridge at 20:06.

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As always, please respect the dangers of the railway. Please do not trespass on the railway to see this iconic locomotive – stay to public access spots!

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