TRAIN enthusiasts will have the chance to see a steam train in Shropshire on Saturday.

The GWR Castle Centenary will be heading from Birmingham New Street to Hereford, with it due to arrive in the city at 11.50pm, where it will stay for just over two hours.

The train will depart Hereford at 1.59pm on its journey through south Wales and Gloucestershire. 



  • Dorrington 11am
  • Church Stretton 11.08am
  • Marsh Brook Level Crossing 11.11am
  • Craven Arms 11.17am
  • Onibury 11.20am
  • Bromfield 11.23am
  • Woofferton 11.29am
  • Leominster 11.34am
  • Moreton-on-Lugg 11.41am
  • Shelwick Junction 11.47am
  • Hereford 11.50am (departs 1.59pm)
  • Tram Inn 2.09pm
  • Pontrilas 2.15pm
  • Abergavenny 2.29pm

In April, two trains passed through the county - the Glorious Jubilee Class 45596 'Bahamas’ and the 35018 'British India'.