40145 Llanwrtyd Wells 3 March 2007

The early morning sunshine that greeting 40145 as it headed for Wales with the Pathfinder Tours 1Z47 05:44 Crewe to Llandrindod Wells 'Welsh Central Liner II' railtour on 3 March 2007 did not last once the tour reached the Central Wales Line. Sunny spells were interrupted by very heavy showers, one of which has just finished soaking me here, as the 40 passes through the rolling Welsh hills between Llanwrtyd Wells and Llangammarch Wells. The dark clouds in the background indicate more rain to come in the next few minutes.