Gale-force winds only a little further north and west – and Tornado (and King Edward I) on steam-hauled specials to Ludlow Christmas market – great! The outward run would be in daylight; Tornado was not due to leave Shrewsbury southbound until teatime. Perhaps a video clip of the train passing through Church Stretton? Maybe there would be enough light for a still shot too?
A Rail Diaries page will appear in due course – in the meantime, a taster: