21st October 2006

Fragonset Merlin Rail
Glorious Devon

InterCity Merrymakers series

Locos Used 47703 & 47709
Stock Used ?????

Route:
1Z47 : 07.15 London Paddington to Paignton
1Z48 : 18.03 Paignton to London Paddington

Loco(s) Route
47703 (1) London Paddington - Slough - Reading - Newbury - Exeter St Davids - Paignton
47709 (2) Paignton - Exeter St Davids - Newbury - Reading - Slough - London Paddington

Notes:
(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

Photo Review
(all photos:
Steve Kemp)


47709 (above) & 47703 at Reading in the morning & evening respectively.


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