15th July 2010

Steam Dreams
The Cathedrals Express

Locos Used at least 47245 & 47760
Stock Used 11 coaches

Route :
1Z61 : Kings Cross to York
1Z69 : York to Kings Cross

Loco(s) Route
47245 08.24d London Kings Cross - (?via ECML?) - York
47760 (1) 17.34d York - (?reverse of outward route?) - London Kings Cross

Notes :
(1) 47245 on rear.
(2) Route confirmation required. Seen/photographed both ways at Claypole south of Newark (on time in the morning, 5mins late in the evening). Was booked for haulage by steam: 60019 'Bittern' but diesel traction was substituted due to the non-availability of 60019.

47245 departs Claypole loop in the morning (photo: Gordon Lacy)

Sources : various including Gordon Lacy

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