GWR ‘Castle’ No. 7029 ‘Clun Castle’ will be on the mainline this Saturday, 2nd October, as it hauls a Vintage Trains railtour.
The Castle will be hauling the railtour from Tyseley to Cardiff.
The train will depart Tyseley Steam Trust at 07:23 and will then pass through Birmingham Moor Street (07:36), Birmingham Snow Hill (07:40), Smethwick Galton Bridge (07:53), Stourbridge Junction (08:09), Kidderminster (08:20), Droitwich Spa (08:36), Worcester Shrub Hill (08:44), Cheltenham Spa (09:31), Gloucester (09:41), Lydney (10:02), Newport (10:43) and Cardiff Central at 11:17.
The return journey will see 7029 Clun Castle depart Cardiff Central at 13:41 and will then pass through Newport (13:58), Bristol Parkway (14:35), Swindon (15:24), Oxford (16:29), Banbury (17:18), Leamington Spa (18:01), Dorridge (18:21), Tyseley (18:29), Birmingham Moor Street (18:41), Birmingham Snow Hill (18:47), Birmingham Moor Street (19:04) and Tyseley Steam Trust (19:17).
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:
- 1Z39 0723 Tyseley Steam Trust to Cardiff Central
- 1Z40 1341 Cardiff Central to Birmingham Snow Hill
- 1Z41 1901 Birmingham Snow Hill to Tyseley Steam Trust
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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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