21st October 2006
Fragonset Merlin Rail
InterCity Merrymakers series
|Locos Used||47703 & 47709|
1Z47 : 07.15 London Paddington to Paignton
1Z48 : 18.03 Paignton to London Paddington
|47703 (1)||London Paddington - Slough - Reading - Newbury - Exeter St Davids - Paignton|
|47709 (2)||Paignton - Exeter St Davids - Newbury - Reading - Slough - London Paddington|
(1) 47709 on rear.
(2) 47703 on rear.
(3) Alighting at Exeter there was a connecting coach option to visit the Seaton Tramway Autumn Gala. Train connected with Paignton & Dartmouth Railway services.
Sources : Gary
Thornton (from advertising brochure) & Richard Rooker
(all photos: Steve Kemp)
47709 (above) & 47703 at Reading in the morning & evening respectively.
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