6 Nations Rugby Charter at Carstairs 8.3.19

March 08, 2019  •  Leave a Comment

68016 at Carstairs68016 at Carstairs68016 arrives into the Down Passing Loop at Carstairs with 1Z22 7.05 Carmarthen - Wishaw Pathfinder 6 Nations Welsh Rugby Supporters Charter 8.3.19 Biannually, there is a Pathfinder Railtour running from Carmarthen in Wales to Wishaw / Motherwell via Edinburgh Waverley in connection with the Scotland v Wales 6 nations rugby match at Murrayfield.

As has been the case since 2015, the tour has been hauled by a DRS Class 68.  

The tour has been hauled by the following locomotives:

  Carmarthen - Carlisle Carlisle - Motherwell Motherwell - Carlisle Carlisle - Carmerthen
2015 68005 68002 68002 68005
2017 68024 68004 68004 68024
2019 68001 68016 tbc tbc

This morning, 68001 operated the tour from Carmarthen - Carlisle, with 68016 taking over at Carlisle for the rest of the trip north. I photographed the train at the Down Passing Loop at Carstairs with 1Z22 7.05 Carmarthen - Wishaw Pathfinder 6 Nations Welsh Rugby Supporters Charter.

68016 at Carstairs68016 at Carstairs68016 arrives into the Down Passing Loop at Carstairs with 1Z22 7.05 Carmarthen - Wishaw Pathfinder 6 Nations Welsh Rugby Supporters Charter 8.3.19 68016 at Carstairs68016 at Carstairs68016 arrives into the Down Passing Loop at Carstairs with 1Z22 7.05 Carmarthen - Wishaw Pathfinder 6 Nations Welsh Rugby Supporters Charter 8.3.19 68016 at Carstairs68016 at Carstairs68016 waits in the Down Passing Loop at Carstairs with 1Z22 7.05 Carmarthen - Wishaw Pathfinder 6 Nations Welsh Rugby Supporters Charter 8.3.19 68016 at Carstairs68016 at Carstairs68016 waits in the Down Passing Loop at Carstairs with 1Z22 7.05 Carmarthen - Wishaw Pathfinder 6 Nations Welsh Rugby Supporters Charter 8.3.19

 


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