15th July 2010
The Cathedrals Express
|Locos Used||at least 47245 & 47760|
|Stock Used||11 coaches|
1Z61 : Kings Cross to York
1Z69 : York to Kings Cross
|47245||08.24d London Kings Cross - (?via ECML?) - York|
|47760 (1)||17.34d York - (?reverse of outward route?) - London Kings Cross|
(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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