7th May 1984

Wessex Railtours
The Cambrian Crusader

Locos Used 25154, 25209, 47430 & 47559

Route :

Loco(s) Route
47430 Swindon – Bath Spa – Bristol Temple Meads
47430 Bristol Temple Meads – Bristol Parkway – Cheltenham Spa – Bromsgrove – King’s Norton – Birmingham New Street
25154 + 25209 Birmingham New Street – Wolverhampton – Shrewsbury
25154 + 25209 Shrewsbury – Welshpool – Dovey Junction – Aberystwyth
25154 + 25209 Aberystwyth - (reverse of outward route) - Shrewsbury
25154 + 25209 Shrewsbury - (reverse of outward route) - Birmingham New Street
47559 Birmingham New Street - (reverse of outward route) - Bristol Temple Meads
47559 Bristol Temple Meads - (reverse of outward route) - Swindon

Notes :
(1) This tour doubled as a service train between Shrewsbury and Aberystwyth in both directions, forming the 10:55 to
Aberystwyth going out and the 17:05 return to Shrewsbury.

Source : Ian Monkton (joined/left the train at Bristol Temple Meads)
& Nigel Rollings

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