Sharpness Shunter

A DMU railtour run by the Monmouthshire Railway Society covering rare track around South Wales and Severnside on Saturday 26th October 1985. Highlights were: Tidal Sidings, Sudbrook, Caerwent, Tytherington, Sharpness, Gloucester Docks and Portishead.

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Sharpness, at the end of the branch from Berkeley Road.

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Gloucester Docks on the branch from Over Junction.

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Gloucester Docks

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Gloucester Docks. The train continued to Portishead, where the reversal point was before the end of the line, and detraining was not allowed.


For more details on this tour and the route taken visit Six Bells Junction