Heritage charter trains.

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TimBrown
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Heritage charter trains.

Post by TimBrown » 09:04 Saturday 13th April 2024

The Royal Windsor Statesman charter train from Stafford to Windsor and Eton is seen at Worcester Shrub Hill on Thursday 12 April 2024 hauled by 47828 and 47712 'Lady Diana Spencer' in 'top and tail' mode.
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Then yesterday, Friday 12 April 2024, The Cornish Riviera Pullman three day charter is seen passing Bredicot en route from Berwick-upon-Tweed to Penzance with the preserved HST set in 1960's Midland Pullman blue and ivory livery.
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Half an hour before this train, 66431 passed through Bredicot with the long Tesco's container train from Daventry distribution centre to Wentloog in South Wales.
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Re: Heritage charter trains.

Post by TimBrown » 06:26 Monday 15th April 2024

Seen at Bredicot on Sunday morning 14 April 2024 is day 2 of the Railway Touring Company's 'Great Britain XVI Charter' from Cheltenham to Lancaster, hauled by Black 5 locomotives 44871 and 45407.
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Re: Heritage charter trains.

Post by TimBrown » 08:24 Thursday 16th May 2024

Rail Adventure HSTs with barrier coaches are seen working through Shrub Hill platform 2
en route from Kings Norton to Long Marston yesterday morning Wednesday 15 May 2024 to collect two Class 777 Merseyrail EMU units for delivery to Kirkdale near Liverpool.
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Re: Heritage charter trains.

Post by TimBrown » 11:45 Thursday 6th June 2024

Photographed today, Thursday 6 June 2024, are Europhoenix 37218 and 37407 'Blackpool Tower' with two barrier coaches passing through Worcester Shrub Hill platform 1 en route between Long Marston and Derby RTC.
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