4th March 1978
L.N.E.R. Society Railtours
The Central Walesman
|Locos Used||at least 37190 & 47001|
|AC electric||London Euston - (via WCML, Northampton) - Rugby - Coventry - Birmingham International - Stechford - Proof House Jn - Birmingham New Street|
|47001||Birmingham New Street - Selly Oak - Barnt Green - Bromsgrove - Ashchurch - Cheltenham Spa - Gloucester - Chepstow - Severn Tunnel Junction - Newport - Cardiff Central - Dinas Powis - Barry|
|37190||Barry - Dinas Powis - Penarth Curve South Jn - Penarth Curve North Jn - Leckwith Loop South Jn - Leckwith Loop North Jn - Pontyclun - Bridgend - Port Talbot - Dynevor Jn - Jersey Marine North Jn - Morlais Jn East - Hendy Jn - (via Central Wales line) - Craven Arms - English Bridge Jn - Abbey Foregate Jn - Wellington - Wolve3rhampton - Dudley Port - Birmingham New Street|
|AC electric||Birmingham New Street - (via WCML, Northampton) - London Euston|
(1) Off train options available at Cardiff. A break was taken at Barry whilst tour participants could either visit Woodhams Bros scrapyard or do their own thing. The earlier Cardiff de-trainees returned to Barry in view of the trains return route.
Sources : N. Roberts & Peter Finan (both joined/left
the train at Birmingham New Street)
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