23rd & 24th April 1951

Imperial College Railway Society
Shropshire / Montgomeryshire Rail Tour

Loco(s) Used at least 822 'The Earl' & 0-6-0T WD 75192
Stock Used [1] 2x ex-LTSR bogie coaches & Southern Brake Van
Railcar Used Drewry 2324

Route :

Date Traction Stock Route
23/04 ????? ? Shrewsbury area including visit to Shrewsbury MPD
23/04 WD 75192 [1] trip on Shropshire / Montgomeryshire Railway
24/04 822 ? trip on Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway

Notes :
(1) Beyond sparse details provided with the photos below very little is known about this two-day trip which visited the Shropshire & Montgomeryshire Railway and Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway.

Source : John Debens

Photo Review

WD 75192 at Ford (photo: J.J.Davis/The John Debens Collection)

822 'with the goods train on which the party travelled at Welshpool Station'
(photo: The John Debens Collection)

'I.C.R.S. special: Drewry Railcar No.2324 at Hookgate'
(photo: The John Debens Collection)

Llanfair Caereinion Goods Yard, with Loco 822 in background.
(photo: J.J.Davis/The John Debens Collection)

The Drewry Railcar, about to cross Melverly Viaduct.
(photo: J.J.Davis/The John Debens Collection)

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