It is forty years ago since the BR Southern region fleet of Class 33 locomotives hauled passenger services through Ludlow. Forty years later, a new breed of 'Civity' Class 197 DMUs operate a number of services along the Welsh Marches route as seen in the view at the market town. Here, Class 197 No. 197001 powers through with the 16:22 Cardiff Central-Chester service on a scorching 7th September 2023.
Edward Gleed       


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