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


Ex-LMS Black 5 No. 44871 will transport a tour from London Paddington to Shrewsbury this Saturday 11 December 2021.

Departing London Paddington at 7:06 am, the train will pass through Southall (7:25 am), Slough (7:36 am), Maidenhead (7:48 am), Reading (8:06 am), Didcot Parkway (8:41 am), Oxford (9:23 am), Banbury (9:47 am), Leamington Spa ( 10:09 am), Dorridge (10:33 am), Birmingham New Street (11:38 am), Wolverhampton (12:09 pm), Cosford (12:23 pm), Wellington (12:41) and Shrewsbury at 12:59 pm.

Once passengers have explored Shrewsbury, the train will depart at 4:47 p.m. and pass through Wellington (5:05 p.m.), Wolverhampton (5:49 p.m.), Birmingham New Street (6:43 p.m.), Dorridge (7:35 p.m.), Leamington Spa (7:48 p.m.), Banbury (8:11 p.m.), 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 times above in brackets are approximate times. Please click on the links below, which follow the train throughout the day to stay updated as it passes through your local station.


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As always, please respect the dangers of the railroad. Please do not enter the railroad tracks to view this iconic locomotive – stay in public access areas!

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