Steam locomotive 7029 Clun Castle in Worcester this Thursday

7029 Clun Castle
Credit: RailView

Steam locomotive 7029 Clun Castle will be back in steam on the mainline on Thursday 23rd May 2019.

The GWR Castle locomotive is hauling an excursion from Birmingham Moor Street to Worcester Shrub Hill.

The railtour departs Birmingham Moor Street at 17:42 behind a diesel locomotive.

The railtour will then pass through Bordesley (17:45 – 7029 is added here), Birmingham Snow Hill (18:12), Smethwick Galton Bridge (18:28), Stourbridge Junction (18:45), Kidderminster (18:58), Droitwich Spa (19:14) and Worcester Shrub Hill at 19:25.

The return trip will see 7029 Clun Castle depart Worcester Shrub Hill at 19:30, with the diesel locomotive in charge. The train will pass through Henwick (19:36 – 7029 now takes charge here), Kidderminster (20:29), Cradley Heath (20:50), Smethwick Galton Bridge (21:04), Birmingham Snow Hill (21:24) and Birmingham Moor Street (21:35).

These above timings in brackets are approximate timings. Please click the links below, which tracks the train throughout the day to keep you up to date on when it will pass through your local station.


For timings on these movements, please click the links below:

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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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I have had an interest in Railways for as long as I can remember. I am a member of a number of heritage railways and actively volunteer at 2 of them. I enjoy all types of railways, real life, model and simulations. I started RailAdvent in 2014 and am the main editor of the site.
  • Why is it that all these steam locomotive go every where round this island and never ever go through Essex