24th October 2004

Past Time Rail
The Cambrian Coast Express

Tour cancelled owing to EWS not having completed the rules of route check at the appropriate time. Had it been done then it would not have been accepted due to engineering works between Sutton Bridge Jn and Welshpool, instead the tour had to be cancelled at short notice despite good a good passenger loading.

Planned route & locos:

Loco Route
????? Cardiff Central - Newport - Abergavenny - Hereford - Craven Arms - Shrewsbury
7802 Shrewsbury - Towyn (1)
7802 Towyn - Shrewsbury
????? Shrewsbury - (reverse of outward route) - Cardiff Central

Notes :
(1) Optional trip on the Talyllyn Railway was on offer.

Sources : various

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