GWR ‘Castle’ No. 7029 ‘Clun Castle’ will be on the mainline this Saturday, 25th September, as it hauls a Vintage Trains railtour.
The Castle will be hauling a railtour from Tyseley to Swindon.
The train will depart Tyseley Steam Trust at 08:21 and will then pass through Birmingham Moor Street (08:33), Birmingham Snow Hill (08:37), Smethwick Galton Bridge (08:51), Stourbridge Junction (09:07), Kidderminster (09:20), Droitwich Spa (09:35), Worcester Shrub Hill (09:43), Cheltenham Spa (10:29), Kemble (11:02) and Swindon at 11:26.
The return journey will see 7029 Clun Castle depart Swindon at 15:45, with the locomotive then passing through Uffington (15:57), Oxford (16:29), Heyford (17:02), Banbury (17:18), Leamington Spa (18:01), Dorridge (18:21), Tyseley (18:29), Birmingham Moor Street (18:41), Birmingham Snow Hill (18:46), Birmingham Moor Street (19:04) and Tyseley Steam Trust at 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:
- 1Z29 0821 Tyseley Steam Trust to Swindon
- 1Z30 1545 Swindon to Birmingham Snow Hill
- 1Z31 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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