1st November 2003

Portugese Traction Group
The Marvao Monster

Did this train run? Details taken from advertising leaflet.

Route :

Booked Loco(s) Booked Route
CP 1810 (09.00d) Barreiro - Pinhal Novo
CP 1810 Pinhal Novo - Pragal - (via 'Ponte Abril 25' suspension bridge) - Campolide - Lisboa Oriente - Setil - Entroncamento - Abrantes - Torres das Vargens - Marvao-Beira
CP 1810 Marvao-Beira - (reverse of outward route) - Setil - Bombel - Pinhal Novo - Barreiro

Notes :
(1) Pathfinder Tours offered a package including air-travel to cover this and the PTG tour on 2nd November. Also included was an optional tram tour of Lisbon on the evening of Friday 31st October and a works/depot visit to Barreiro on the morning of Monday 3rd November.

Source : Gary Thornton

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