4th December 2004

Pathfinder Tours
The Festive Cheshire

From Pathfinder Railtours: "Train is cancelled due to an ongoing dispute between the company operating this excursion for us - E.W.S. - and members of the R.M.T. union, leading to the latter not working any overtime and thus resulting in a shortfall in staffing cover required to operate this train."

Planned route & locos:

Loco(s) Route
EWS class 37's Slough - Maidenhead - Reading - Didcot Parkway - Swindon - Bristol Parkway - Cwmbran - Chester
EWS class 37's Chester - (reverse of outward route) - Slough

Notes :
(1) Options included: (a) Chester, (b) Llangollen Railway & (c) Boat Museum, Ellesmere Port.

Source : Pathfinder Tours

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