7th July 2018

Arriva Trains Wales
The Sugar Loaf Mountaineer

Tour postponed to 23/09/18, due to risk of lineside fires in hot weather.

Route :

Advertised Loco(s) Advertised Route
Diesel Loco Birmingham New Street - Smethwick Galton Bridge - Wolverhampton - Telford Central - Shrewsbury
steam: 45231 'The Sherwood Forester' Shrewsbury - English Bridge Jn - Sutton Bridge Jn - Craven Arms - Knighton - Llandrindod Wells - Llanwrtyd Wells - Sugar Loaf - Llandovery - Llandeilo - Pantyffynnon - Pontarddulais - Hendy Jn - Llanelli - Carmarthen
steam: 45231 'The Sherwood Forester' Carmarthen - (reverse of outward route) - Shrewsbury
Diesel Loco Shrewsbury - (reverse of outward route) - Birmingham New Street

Notes :
(1) This tour was promoted by Arriva Trains with Pathfinder Tours acting as booking agent.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Advertised Only)
(from Pathfinder brochure)

Location Advertised (out) Advertised (rtn)
Birmingham New Street 08.30d 22.55a
Smethwick Galton Bridge 08.40d 22.45a
Wolverhampton 08.55d 22.30a
Telford Central 09.15d 22.10a
Shrewsbury 10.10d 21.15a
Carmarthen ?a ?d

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