26th September 1953
Railway Enthusiasts Club
Hants & Surrey Tour
|Locos Used||30434 & LMR no.401 'Major General McMullen'|
|Stock Used||push-pull set 348 (5 coaches)|
Route : SPL13 (throughout?)
|30434||North Camp - Ash - Ash Jn - Wanborough - Guildford|
|30434||Guildford - Wanborough - Ash Jn - Tongham|
|30434||Tongham - Ash Jn - Wanborough - Guildford|
|30434||Guildford - Wanborough - Ash Jn - Ash - Aldershot - Farnham - Bentley - Bordon|
|401||Bordon - ???|
|401||??? - Bordon|
|30434||Bordon - Bentley - Farnham - Aldershot - Ash - Ash Jn - Wanborough - Guildford|
(1) This is reported to be the REC's first special.
(2) Route & loco confirmation required. Peter Darke has photos in his collection showing;
30434 at Tongham (reported as 'first train for 16 years')
30434 arriving at Borden
LMR 2-8-0 no.401 at Longmoor (facing on arrival, tender first on return journey) - appeared to be on same stock.
30434 is seen here on arrival at Borden.
(photo: Bob Barnard/The John Debens Collection)
Sources : John Clifford (from contemporary
sources) & Peter Darke
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