Steam locomotive 7029 Clun Castle will be back on the mainline this Sunday as it hauls the Shakespeare Express to Stratford-upon-Avon.
The locomotive will be hauling a rake of vintage carriages from Birmingham Snow Hill to Stratford-upon-Avon twice on Sunday 18th August 2019.
The first departure will depart Birmingham Snow Hill at 10:00, and will pass through Birmingham Moor Street (10:03), Tyseley (10:13) Whitlocks End (10:25), Henley-in-Arden (10:48) and Stratford-upon-Avon at 11:09.
The return journey will depart Stratford-upon-Avon at 12:41, and will pass through Dorridge (13:09), Tyseley (13:22), Birmingham Moor Street (13:36) and Birmingham Snow Hill (13:41).
The second departure will depart Birmingham Snow Hill at 14:01. It will pass through Birmingham Moor Street (14:04), Tyseley (13:14), Whitlocks End (14:26), Henley-in-Arden (14:48), and Stratford-upon-Avon at 15:08.
The last departure from Stratford-upon-Avon at 16:18, and it will pass through Dorridge (16:49), Tyseley (17:01), Birmingham Moor Street (17:08) and Birmingham Moor Street (17:13).
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:
- 1T50 1000 Birmingham Snow Hill to Stratford-upon-Avon
- 1T51 1241 Stratford-upon-Avon to Birmingham Snow Hill
- 1T52 1401 Birmingham Snow Hill to Stratford-upon-Avon
- 1T53 1618 Stratford-upon-Avon to Birmingham Snow Hill
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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!