Steam locomotive heading for Cardiff this Saturday

70000 Britannia arrives into Burnley Manchester Road
Credit: RailAdvent

Another of Saphos Trains tours will be running this Saturday, this time running from Crewe to Cardiff and return.

We believe this tour is to be hauled by 70000 Britannia, however, this is not yet confirmed by Saphos Trains.

Departing Crewe at 08:16, the train will pass through Nantwich (08:26), Whitchurch (08:35),  Shrewsbury (09:20), Craven Arms (09:53), Leominster (10:12), Hereford (10:29), Abergavenny (11:44), Newport (12:13) and Cardiff Central (12:31).

After a few hours in Cardiff, the train will depart for Crewe, and will pass through Newport (17:12), Abergavenny (17:44), Hereford (18:12), Leominster (19:35), Ludlow (19:46), Shrewsbury (21:01), Whitchurch (21:27) and Crewe at 21:50.

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.

Timings

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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Michael Holden avatar
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.