The Tarka Tourer-125 Special
Where: Barnstaple Railway Station
When: Sun 17th Apr
How much: Free
Sunday 17th April sees a rare visit of a GWR High Speed Train direct service from London Paddington (departing Paddington platform 10 at 08:37), arriving at 12:24. As an 8 coach train (+ 2 engines), this will be putting over 500 passengers into Barnstaple for 4 hours!
The train leaves Barnstaple (empty) at 12:31, returning to Exeter to leave the line free for the normal local service. The train then arrives back at Barnstaple at 16:23 to pick up passengers for the return journey, leaving Barnstaple at 16:30 and arriving back at Paddington at 20:43.
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