The Magnificent Severn -
I am very sorry to announce that our next railtour, The Magnificent Severn, is to be postponed due to a defect with tour loco D1015 Western Champion.
Although work on a replacement engine has been progressing well and on schedule, it has been discovered that a bearing requires replacement. Loco owners The Diesel Traction Group have searched for an alternative bearing locally but none are available and so they will be ordering a replacement part from manufacturer MTU.
This means regrettably that D1015 will not be ready in time for The Magnificent Severn on August 4th.
We are now looking to announce a new date soon.
In the meantime, if you have a seat booked on The Magnificent Severn, you have two options available:
This tour takes in some hard to reach route miles plus it includes a stop-