TRAIN enthusiasts will be thrilled to know that an iconic steam engine will be passing through Shropshire on Thursday (July 13). 

According to the 46100 Royal Scot will be entering the county at 11.36am when it comes through Woofferton. 

It will then travel north into Ludlow, where it will arrive four minutes later.

The train will continue its journey through Bromfield, Onibury, Craven Arms and Church Stretton before finishing in Shrewsbury at 12.37pm. 

However, if you miss seeing the train during the morning, you will have another chance to see it when it comes back through the county on its return journey. 

Times 46100 Royal Scot steam train will pass through Shropshire on Thursday, July 13

  • Woofferton 11.36am & 4.32pm
  • Ludlow 11.40am & 4.27pm
  • Bromfield 11.43am & 4.25pm
  • Onibury 11.45am & 4.22pm
  • Craven Arms 11.49am & 4.20pm
  • Marsh Brook level crossing 11.55am & 4.15pm 
  • Church Stretton 11.58am & 4.11pm
  • Dorrington 12.05pm & 4.02pm
  • Sutton Bridge Junction 12.13pm & 3.54pm
  • English Bridge Junction 12.34pm & 3.52pm
  • Shrewsbury 12.37pm (departs 3.48pm)

Originally built in 1927, Royal Scot was the flagship engine of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway (LMS).