Intercity HSt 125

Class 37 Diesel “ Caerphillary Castle”

The most recent charter train was a GWR full HST set on April 17th 2016.

This created a lot of attention for the line, several such trains have visited Barnstaple in the past. This was hoped it could prove the infrastructure was already in place to accommodate the main line trains with the desire to have a direct London connection.

The last steam train to visit Barnstaple was the Tarka Pony in April 2007, quite a spectacular site. Again another charter, on the other end was a Class 37 Diesel “ Caerphillary Castle”

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