27th March 2021

Saphos Trains
The Welsh Marches Express

Tour cancelled, due to COVID-19 lockdown restrictions.

Route :

Advertised Loco(s) Advertised Route
2 x Class 47s East Midlands Parkway - Loughborough - Leicester - Narborough - Hinckley - Nuneaton - Tamworth LL - Lichfield Trent Valley - Stafford - Crewe
steam: 34046 'Braunton' or 46100 'Royal Scot' or 70000 'Britannia' Crewe - Nantwich - Whitchurch - Shrewsbury - Sutton Bridge Jn - Church Stretton - Craven Arms - Ludlow - Leominster - Hereford - Abergavenny - Cwmbran - Maindee North Jn - Maindee West Jn - Newport - Cardiff Central
steam: 34046 'Braunton' or 46100 'Royal Scot' or 70000 'Britannia' Cardiff Central - (reverse of outward route?) - Crewe
2 x Class 47s Crewe - (reverse of outward route) - East Midlands Parkway

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Advertised Only)
(from Saphos Trains website)

Location Advertised (out)   Advertised (rtn)
East Midlands Parkway 06.00d   22.35a
Loughborough 06.10d   22.25a
Leicester 06.25d   22.05a
Narborough 06.45d   21.45a
Hinckley 06.55d   21.35a
Nuneaton 07.05d   21.25a
Tamworth LL 07.20d   21.10a
Lichfield Trent Valley 07.30d   21.00a
Stafford 08.00d   20.30a
Crewe 08.40d   19.50a
Shrewsbury 09.20d   19.00a
Cardiff Central ?a   ?d

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