18th May 2002
|Locos Used||diesel(s) ????? & steam: 4936 "Kinlet Hall" & 4965 "Rood Aston Hall"|
?1Z48? : Birmingham New Street to Crewe
1Z48 : Crewe to Carlisle
1Z49 : 16.14 Carlisle to Birmingham New Street
|?????||Birmingham New Street - Crewe|
|4936 + 4965||Crewe - (via WCML) - Carlisle|
|4936 + 4965||Carlisle - (via WCML) - Carnforth (3) - (via WCML) - Crewe|
|?????||Crewe - Bushbury Jn - Stafford - Wolverhampton - Bescot Stadium - Perry Barr West Jn - Soho South Jn - Birmingham New Street|
(1) Train was looped at Carnforth. Was rumoured one loco may have suffered a "hot box" - confirmation if the pair worked back to Crewe is required.
(2) Believe booked route was direct from Wolverhampton via Dudley Port to Birmingham New Street.
Sources : Gary Thornton & Mark Sutton
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