Test runs are cancelled, the second run is now operating with 47773 Queens Mother
GWR ‘Castle’ No. 7029 ‘Clun Castle’ will be on the mainline this Tuesday, 27th July 2021 as it hauls a duo of test runs.
The Castle will be heading from Tyseley Steam Trust to Stratford upon Avon
The train will Tyseley at 09:45, and will then pass through Spring Road (10:05), Yardley Wood (10:09), Whitlocks End (10:13), Wood End (10:23), Henley-in-Arden (10:34), and Stratford upon Avon at 10:53. From here, the train will pass through Stratford Parkway (12:14), Claverdon (12:26), Dorridge (12:46), Solihull (12:51), Acocks Green (12:55) and Tyseley Steam Trust at 13:13.
The second test run will depart Tyseley Steam Trust at 14:35 and will pass through Hall Green (14:58), Shirley (15:03), Whitlocks End (15:05), Danzey (15:20), Henley-in-Arden (15:25), Wootton Wawen (15:32) Wilmcote (15:44) and Stratford-upon-Avon at 15:51. From Stratford, the steam locomotive will go on to pass through Wilmcote (16:59), Bearley (17:03), Lapworth (17:18), Dorridge (17:21), Solihull (17:26), Olton (17:29) and Tyseley Steam Trust at 17:49.
The above timings are only approx timings, please see below for links to tracking pages.
For timings on these movements, please click the links below:
- 5Z29 0945 Tyseley Steam Trust to Stratford-upon-Avon
- 5Z30 1211 Stratford-upon-Avon to Tyseley Steam Trust
- 5Z31 1435 Tyseley Steam Trust to Stratford-upon-Avon
- 5Z32 1652 Stratford-upon-Avon to Tyseley Steam Trust
PLEASE NOTE: These paths are for test runs and may be cancelled at short notice, RailAdvent does not have any control over this. Additionally, some of these paths may be tender first
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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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