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Historic Steam Train Pulls Into Weymouth

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4:14pm 31st July 2013
(Updated 4:29pm 31st July 2013)

The Railway Touring Company who run the trains into the town across the Summer brought Britannia class No. 70013 Oliver Cromwell, which arrived at 1:50pm.

The lucky passengers get to stay in Weymouth and enjoy the sights until 4.35pm when the train will depart for London.

The Dorset Coast Express will run weekly on Wednesday until 11 September with different locomotives including No. 34067 “Tangmere” a ‘Battle of Britain’ class and No. 34046 “Braunton” West Country class.

In addition on Sundays 4,11 &18th August a steam train will arrive from Bristol into Weymouth at 11.20 leaving at 5pm.

Picture courtesy of Andrew P.M. Wright.

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