Q19.04 – Welsh Rugby Union Supporters Trains

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In the 1950s and 1960s, Welsh Rugby Union supporters regularly travelled to France for Welsh International fixtures by train and ship. Is it possible to identify the route(s) taken to reach which English ports from South Wales? What coaching stock and on-board facilities were provided, and by what region? Where engines known to have changed en route?(David Peel: 18505)