Railways in Worcestershire

Go to content

Main menu:

2017
SPECIAL TRAINS IN WORCESTERSHIRE IN 2017
On Saturday 11th March 2017 ex-GWR "Castle" class steam locomotive No.5043 "Earl of Mount Edgcombe" passed through the county with "The Red Dragon" (07.03 from Tyseley to Cardiff).  Owen Morris photographed the train at Wylds Lane, Worcester (above left) and Steve Widdowson at Shrub Hill (above right).




On 25th March 2017 Steve Widdowson photographed ex-GWR "Castle" class locomotive No.5043 passing the "Metal Box" factory, with train code No.1Z43, 0930 from Tyseley to Hereford
via Cheltenham, and then returning via Shrewsbury. The semaphore signal in this picture is expected to be the next to be removed in 2017.
 
Class 37 diesel locomotives Nos.37069 and 37716 in Worcester Yard operating the Pathfinder Tours 'Everywhere Again' tour, final leg (train code No.1Z77) from Long Marston to Crewe. By this stage the charter was running an hour late due to problems that occurred in the Long Marston area.  Photograph taken by Owen Morris on 1st April 2017.
Back to content | Back to main menu