New trains are coming to the Great Western Railway services between London Paddington, Worcester and Hereford. Some are already out and about on test trains from their depot near Bristol. Steve Widdowson took the photograph (below) of No.800002 leaving Worcester Shrub Hill for Hereford on Sunday 1st October 2017. This was the first journey of one of these new trains on the former Worcester & Hereford Railway.
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