The Return

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Ted Farmer

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The prototype BR Standard locomotive, no. 70000 'Britannia', returned to service during the Severn Valley's recent Autumn Gala and is seen at Bewdley. Now in the care of Locomotive Services the locomotive has recently completed its main line tests and may be expected to take a starring role in Saphos Trains' Christmas programme which commences 2nd December with a trip around the Crewe - Chester - Gobowen - Shrewsbury - Wellington - Stafford - Crewe circular route as "The Welsh Borders Explorer". So, welcome back 'Britannia' - once again poised to rule the waves rails!

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