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The Shakespeare Express


Vintage Trains provides the Shakespeare Express service between Birmingham and Stratford and GWR Hall Class 4965, Rood Ashton Hall, is one of the regular locomotives on the run. She is seen here at the Birmingham railway Museum open day last Sunday on passenger duties.

There are a few more images from the event here on Flickr.




The Shakespeare Express


Vintage Trains provides the Shakespeare Express service between Birmingham and Stratford and GWR Hall Class 4965, Rood Ashton Hall, is one of the regular locomotives on the run. She is seen here at the Birmingham railway Museum open day last Sunday on passenger duties.

There are a few more images from the event here on Flickr.




comments (7)

Fine classic train shot Les
Les Auld: Three quarter front view always works Bill, thanks for the comment.
  • Louis
  • South Africa
  • 5 Jul 2010, 07:29
Shakespeare? I thought it looks like something JK Rawlings.
Les Auld: Strangely enough another GWR engine, Olton Hall, was used in the Harry Potter films, thanks for the comemnt Louis.
  • Chris
  • England
  • 5 Jul 2010, 08:39
These Halls were always a favourite class. I remember this one in service
Les Auld: They were very flexible engines Chris, often saw them at Chester. Thanks for the comment.
Another fine shot Les, and the Flickr set is good as well.
Les Auld: Thanks Brian, it was a good day, glad you liked the Flickr set as well.
A fine shot Richard..and good to know it runs into Stratford.
Les Auld: Quite often on the summer Ron, thanks for the comment.
It looks impressive, great capture again Les smile
Les Auld: Thanks Linda, appreciate the comment.
Lovely shot.
Les Auld: Thanks John.

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