Crewe Departure

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Jes Reacher

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On Saturday 12th May 2018 the West Coast Main Line was the subject of an unprecedented event - departures, one south and one north, of Bulleid Rebuilt Pacifics. The southward departure took place at Crewe where Jeremy Hoskins' Rebuilt "West Country" no 34046 "Braunton" - still pretending to be "Battle of Britain" no 34052 "Lord Dowding" - headed for Cardiff via the Welsh Marches route, attained at Shrewsbury. This was Locomotive Services' second run behind the Pacific, part of this first season of trains run by the new TOC and all at remarkably generous low prices - and all sold out! We'll feature the other Bulleid in our next clip.

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