28th May 2007
The North Star Special
|Locos Used||45112, 47828 & 47840 'North Star'|
|Stock Used||6 coaches|
1Z47 : Derby to Minehead
1Z48 : Minehead to Derby
|47840 + 47828||Derby - Birmingham New Street - Cheltenham Spa - Cam & Dursley - Yate - Minehead|
|45112 (2)||Minehead - (?reverse of outward route?) - Derby|
(1) 47840 'North Star' was hauled the train from Derby to Minehead as part of the formal hand-over from Porterbrook Leasing to the DEPG, its new owners.
(2) 47828 on rear.
(3) Route confirmation required.
Sources : Adrian Parcell, James Underwood & Brian
47840 & 47828 passing Woolsten (photo: Brian Garrett)
45112 (with 47828 on rear) passing Crowcombe (photo: Brian Garrett)
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