Class 25 Action

Aberystwyth Trains Saturday 3rd September 1983

These were the last Summer Saturday trains to Aberystwyth in 1983.
25256 and 25268 (rear) get ready to leave Shrewsbury with the 10.10 Aberystwyth - Euston.

25256 and 25268 head off towards Wolverhampton from Shrewsbury with the 10.10 Aberystwyth - Euston train.

The 07.35 Euston - Aberystwyth had set off from Shrewsbury with 25229 and 25076 (rear) but these were replaced at Sutton Bridge Junction (which, given 25229's record was perhaps just as well!) (R) This pair of locos are seen here in the sidings at Shrewsbury following their removal.

(C and R) The 10.10 Euston - Aberystwyth arrives at Shrewsbury behind 25212 and 25200 (rear).

25200 waits at the Machynlleth starter signal with the 10.10 Euston - Aberystwyth. Incomming from the Aberystwyth direction is the 14.00 Aberystwyth - Shrewsbury headed by 25234 and 25119 (rear).

(L) 25200 and 25212 (rear) on arrival at Aberystwyth with the last 10.10 Euston - Aberystwyth train of 1983. (C) 25060 stands in the sidings at Aberystwyth. (R) The 1983 Rat Roadshow Seminar Photo alondgide 25200 with (from L to R) Mark Bennett ("No.1"), Dave Wing, John Cowburn ("P51").

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