Created 3-Jul-11
Visitors 827
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This excursion runs twice on every Sunday during the summer months from Birmingham Snow Hill down the North Warwickshire line (tender first) to Stratford upon Avon and returning via the branch line to Hatton north junction where it joins the mainline running through Lapworth, Dorridge, Solihull, Widney manor, Tyseley and Snow hill.
This years season opened with Princess Elizabeth.

Categories & Keywords
Category:Transportation
Subcategory:Railway
Subcategory Detail:
Keywords:Tyseley, Earl of Mount Edgcumbe, Kinlet Hall, Princess Elizabeth, Shakespeare express, Snow hill, Stratford upon Avon

_DSC1162 Princess Elizabeth enters Henley in Arden station>>>

_DSC1162 Princess Elizabeth enters Henley in Arden station>>>

>>_DSC1164 On the first run of the day down to Stratford upon Avon

>>_DSC1164 On the first run of the day down to Stratford upon Avon

_DSC1176 The Princess powers past Lapworth on the Shakespeare express

_DSC1176 The Princess powers past Lapworth on the Shakespeare express

_DSC1523 Kinlet Hall runs parallel to the M40 near Lowsonford Warks

_DSC1523 Kinlet Hall runs parallel to the M40 near Lowsonford Warks

_DSC1550 Kinlet Hall with the Shakespeare express at Shrewley cutting 17.7.11

_DSC1550 Kinlet Hall with the Shakespeare express at Shrewley cutting 17.7.11

_DSC2318 If you look at the smokebox door you can see where the train is going. 21.8.11

_DSC2318 If you look at the smokebox door you can see where the train is going. 21.8.11

_DSC2327 Returning to Stratford at Danzey station. 21.8.11

_DSC2327 Returning to Stratford at Danzey station. 21.8.11

_DSC2339 Earl of Mount Edgcumbe Powers through Dorridge station>>>

_DSC2339 Earl of Mount Edgcumbe Powers through Dorridge station>>>

_DSC2343 on the return leg of the second run 21.8.11

_DSC2343 on the return leg of the second run 21.8.11

_DSC2361 No 4965 Rood Ashton Hall on the Shakespeare express 4.9.11

_DSC2361  No 4965 Rood Ashton Hall on the Shakespeare express 4.9.11

_DSC2362 Rood Ashton at Danzey. By kind permission of the Farmer! 1st return run of the day 4.9.11

_DSC2362 Rood Ashton at Danzey. By kind permission of the Farmer! 1st return run of the day 4.9.11

_DSC2366 Just managed to catch a glimmer of sunshine as she approaches the station.

_DSC2366 Just managed to catch a glimmer of sunshine as she approaches the station.

_DSC2392 Also by kind permission of the Landowner. Rood Ashton Hall rushes toward Lapworth 2nd run.

_DSC2392 Also by kind permission of the Landowner. Rood Ashton Hall rushes toward Lapworth 2nd run.