Pathfinder to run ‘Six Nations’ train for Welsh rugby fans


WELSH rugby union fans planning to attend the Scotland v Wales game at Murrayfield on March 9, 2019 will be able to travel to and from the game in style on a specially chartered train, organised by Pathfinder Tours.

Former Colas Class 47s now owned by GB Railfreight – Nos. 47749 City of Truro and 47727 Caisteal Dhún Éideann – cross the iron bridge at Brotherton, with the lifeless cooling towers of Ferrybridge power station looming behind, while powering Pathfinder’s ‘The Tees & Wear Explorer’ from Gloucester to Sunderland on July 14. IAN DIXON

Starting in Carmarthen at 07.00 on March 8, the train runs via Llanelli, Neath, Bridgend, Cardiff, Newport, Cwmbran, Pontypool, Abergavenny, Shrewsbury and Crewe, setting down at Motherwell (for Glasgow) and Edinburgh Waverley.

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