22nd June 1991
Taff Vale Triumph
|Locos Used||37892 & 37893|
1Z12 : London Paddington to Cwm Bargoed
1Z?? : Cwm Bargoed to London Paddington
|37892 + 37893||London Paddington - Reading - Swindon - Bristol Parkway - Pilning - Severn Tunnel Junction - Newport - Cardiff Central|
|37893 (2)||Cardiff Central - Merthyr Tydfil|
|37892 (3)||Merthyr Tydfil - 14.22 Cardiff Central - Cardiff Queen Street - Cwmbargoed|
|37893 (2)||16.00 Cwmbargoed - Cardiff Queen Street - Cardiff Central - signal C318 (4)|
|37892 (3)||signal C318 - Cardiff Central|
|37893 + 37892||18.10 Cardiff Central - (reverse of outward route) - London Paddington|
(1) Route confirmation required - ran in conjunction with the 150th Taff Vale Railway celebrations and also Cathays open day. It is understood there were shuttles running as well as the tour (at least, on the following day, a shuttle ran between Merthr Tydfil and Cardiff Bute Road with top-n-tail class 37's).
(2) 37892 on rear.
(3) 37893 on rear.
(4) Run through the station to signal C318 was required to access the London platforms.
Sources : Steve Cassidy, Mark Ward & Glenn Ford
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