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THE CATHEDRALS EXPRESS – SUMMER 1963

THE CATHEDRALS EXPRESS – SUMMER 1963

Nameboard

Above: Replica nameboard for the 'Cathedrals Express' as displayed at the 2011 85A Enginemen's Reunion'.

The premier train on the Cotswold line from Worcester to London was titled as 'The Cathedrals Express'. Like all named trains it justified a whole page entry to itself in the Summer 1963 timetable – the last one worked with steam locomotive timings. Below is a copy of the page in that timetable:

A list of locos seen at Rushwick on the down 'Cathedrals Express' in September 1959.

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