28th September 1957
|Locos Used||3440 'City of Truro', 9021, 50781 & 78006|
|Stock Used||7 coaches|
London Paddington - High Wycombe - Birmingham Snow Hill - Wolverhampton - Shrewsbury
|50781 + 9021||Shrewsbury - Welshpool - Towyn|
|9021 + 78006||Towyn - Welshpool - Shrewsbury|
|3440||Shrewsbury - (reverse of outward route) - London Paddington|
(1) David Whittaker comments: 50781, the ex-L&Y 2-4-2 tank from Southport shed, was not in the best of health. She was ailing on the down run from Shrewsbury to Towyn and did not appear for the up journey. Webmaster note: 50781 was failed at Machynlleth where it went for servicing.
Sources : David Whittaker, Roger Geach
& book: 'Talyllyn Railway A.G.M. Specials'
3440 paused at an un-named location (photo: the Bob Mitchell collection)
50871 at the head, at Shrewsbury (photo: The John Debens Collection)
From John Debens ticket collection.
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