16th December 2006
Hertfordshire Rail Tours
Grassington Dickensian Festival
Blue Pullman series
|Locos Used||47709 & 47712|
1Z37 : 08.02 London Kings Cross to Skipton
1Z38 : 17.14 Skipton to London Kings Cross
|47709 (1)||(3) Finsbury Park - (via ECML) - Doncaster - Hare Park Jn - Crofton West Jn - Calder Bridge Jn - Turner's Lane Jn - Engine Shed Jn - Shipley - Skipton|
|47712 (2)||Skipton - Shipley - Leeds - Hambleton West Jn - Hambleton South Jn - Doncaster - (reverse of outward route) - Finsbury Park - London Kings Cross|
(1) 47712 on rear.
(2) 47709 on rear.
(3) Train started at Finsbury Park rather than Kings Cross as booked because of late arrival of the stock.
(4) At Skipton passengers transferred to Grassington & back by coach.
47709 at Skipton (photo: David Moorcraft)
Sources : Gary
Thornton (from advertising brochure), Richard Rooker
& David Moorcraft (on the train throughout)
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