23rd February 1991
Flying Scotsman Services
The Welsh Marches Express
|Locos Used||86249, 86426 & steam: 34027 'Taw Valley' & 35028 'Clan Line'|
|86249||London Euston - (via WCML, Northampton & Trent Valley) - Crewe|
|34027 (1)||Crewe - Chester - Wrexham General - Shrewsbury - Craven Arms - Hereford|
|35028||Hereford - Craven Arms - Shrewsbury - Whitchurch - Crewe|
|86426||Crewe - (reverse of outward route) - London Euston|
(1) Pre-tour advertising suggested this train was booked to be hauled by 34027 'Taw Valley' from Crewe to Hereford and 35028 'Clan Line' back. David Morgan questioned if 35028 was actually used both ways however Dave Lodwick quotes 34027 out for 35028 back per advertising.
Sources : Graham Callaway, David Morgan & Dave Lodwick
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