Britannia in Shropshire 70000 Back Contact Geoff
70000 was hauling the “Cathedrals Express” from Waterloo to Shrewsbury, via the Severn tunnel and the “North and West” route through Hereford. Unfortunately, a preceding freight train broke down, causing substantial delays to services – and to the special. It was around 70 minutes late when it passed Stokesay – the light was going rapidly. So was Britannia…
Geoff’s Rail Diaries 23 November 2013
"Britannia" near Stokesay