Steam locomotive 44871 will visit Shrewsbury this Saturday on a tour from London Paddington

Ex-LMS Black 5 #44871 will be touring London Paddington to Shrewsbury this Saturday 11th December 2021.

Departing London Paddington at 07:06, the train will pass through Southall (07:25), Slough (07:36), Maidenhead (07:48), Reading (08:06), Didcot Parkway (08:41), Oxford (09:23), Banbury (09:47), Leamington Spa (10.09am), Dorridge (10.33am), Birmingham New Street (11.38am), Wolverhampton (12.09pm), Cosford (12.23pm), Wellington (12.41pm) and Shrewsbury at 12.59pm.

Once passengers have explored Shrewsbury, the train will depart at 4.47pm and pass through Wellington (5.05pm), Wolverhampton (5.49pm), Birmingham New Street (6.43pm), Dorridge (7.35pm), Leamington Spa (7.48pm), Banbury (8.11pm), Oxford (8:40 p.m.), Didcot Parkway (9:36 p.m.), Reading (10:07 p.m.), Slough (10:30 p.m.) and London Paddington at 11:00 p.m.

The above times in parentheses are approximate times. Please click on the links below, which track the train throughout the day to keep you up to date on when it will pass through your local station.

Schedule

For the schedules of these movements, please click on the links below:

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As always, please respect the dangers of the railway. Please do not trespass on the tracks to see this iconic locomotive – stick to public access points!

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