6th June 1953

Northern Rubber / Alan Pegler
(Northern Rubber Special)

Loco Used at least 62666 'Zeebrugge'

Route : at least headcode 301

Loco Route
62666 07.15d Retford - Tuxford North Jn - Tuxford West Jn - Boughton - Ollerton - Clipstone East Jn - Clipstone South Jn - Rufford Jn - Mansfield Central - Sutton-in-Ashfield Central - Kirkby-in-Ashfield Central - Kirkby Bentinck South Jn - (via CG) - High Wycombe - Bourne End - Maidenhead - Slough West Jn - Bath Road Jn - Windsor & Eton Central
62666 Windsor & Eton Central - Bath Road Jn - Slough Southall - Ealing Broadway - Acton Main Line - Acton Wells Jn - (via North London Line) - London Kings Cross
'Pacific' London Kings Cross - (via ECML) - Retford

Notes :
(1) Originally uploaded as having run on 6th May, in error.
(2) There was an off-tour option; leaving the train at Bourne End for a Thames river cruise, rejoining the train at
Windsor & Eton Central.
62666 was photographed in various locations on the outward leg carrying headcode 301 - was this headcode used throughout?

Sources : John Clifford, Steve Armitage, Solomon Riley & Bob Gellatly

Photo Review

62666 waits to go onto the tour stock at Retford in the morning.
(photo: WD Gee/The Bob Gellatly Collection)

62666 passing High Wycombe en-route to Windsor & Eton Central.
(photo: Brian Morrison/The Bob Gellatly Collection)

62666 passing Bourne End between High Wycombe and Maidenhead.
(photo: Ken Munn/The Bob Gellatly Collection)

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