The Welsh Central liner tour, Saturday June 17th 2017

Thanks to "PB" for the phots and notes

Tour Farces:

30 late start from Burton due stock issues, soon recovered

Marches swapped due engineering work for Salop - Kidder- Gloucester

Failed to make booked set down at Northfield en return, special stop Kings Norton instead.

Tour Hilites:

Hot sun all day, even on Central Wales

good few leg stretching stops

Napier climb of the Lickey

Non stop through New St en return

Tour Phots:

170617itinr.jpg Tour Itinary. Marches dropped for Salop-Brum-Kidder-Glos

170617timesr.jpg Tour times a long but enjoyable day

17061755009llanr.jpg 55009 is the first ever Deltic to stop at Llandeilo at the Southern end of the Central Wales line

17061755009llwer.jpg 55009 at Llandridnod Wells. 55022 also called here on the "Central Wales Explorer" tour on March 29th 2008

17061755009knir.jpg 55009 at Knighton, another new shack for a Deltic to call at...

17061755009salopr.jpg 55009 at Shrewsbury prior to running round the tour

More of "PB's" phots here...

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