13th June 1993
The Welsh Marches Express
|Locos Used||47??? & steam: 6201|
|6201||Crewe - Chester - Shrewsbury - Hereford - Abergavenny - Maindee North Jn - Maindee East Jn - Severn Tunnel Junction - Chepstow - Gloucester - Cheltenham Spa - Abbotswood Jn - Norton Jn - Worcester Shrub Hill|
|47???||Worcester Shrub Hill - Droitwich Spa - ??? - Crewe|
(1) Route & loco confirmation required. During the day the loco carried a variety of headboards;
'The Merseyside Express'
'The Mid-Day Scot'
'The Royal Scot'
Source : Gordon Jakes
(all photos: Gordon Jakes)
6201 at Crewe with 'The Merseyside Express' headboard.
6201 on arrival at Chester where a watering stop was taken...
...and another at Shrewsbury, then here at Hereford.
6201 pauses at Abergavenny for yet another watering stop.
The final watering stop for 6201 was here at Gloucester.
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