30th August 1959
(Visit to Doncaster and York with Midland Compound No. 1000)
Originally advertised to have run on June 14th but postponed for reason(s) unknown to 30th August.
|Loco(s) Used||at least MR 1000|
Route : M985 ?throughout?
|?????||Birmingham New Street - Derby Midland - Sheffield Midland - Doncaster - York|
|?????||York - Pontefract - Sheffield Midland - Derby Midland - Birmingham New Street|
(1) Route & loco confirmation required. Understood to have been 1000's first official mainline trip since restoration. 1000 was photographed at Castle Bromwich on the outward leg carrying the reporting code M985 and also photographed at Doncaster ('prior to departure') and at York on the return leg, still carrying M985 code.
Source : John Debens, Bob Mitchell, Andrew Fairholm, Ian
Clark (SLS) & John Jennings
1000 is seen at York (photo: Bob Mitchell)
1000, on the return working from York
(photo: © 2015 53A Models of Hull Collection/James S Doubleday)
From The John Debens Ticket Collection.
Timings (Booked Only)
(from Ian Clark (SLS))
|Location||Booked (out)||Original Booked (rtn)||Revised Booked (rtn)|
|Birmingham New Street||09.00d||20.50a||21.20a|
|Derby Midland||??.??a ~ 10.02d||19.30a ~ 19.40d||20.00a ~ 20.10d|
|Sheffield Midland||??.??a ~ 11.03d||18.20a ~ 18.30d||18.50a ~ 19.00d|
|Doncaster||11.40a ~ 14.34d||-||-|
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