25th June 1961
North Lincs Rail Tours
Lincolnshire Poacher No.6
|Locos Used||at least 61036, 61144 & 73110|
Cleethorpes - (via Mansfield Railway & Great Central Main Line) - Oxford - Didcot - (via D&NS) - Southampton Central
Southampton Central - Clapham Junction - Kensington Olympia - Hackney - Bishops Stortford - Spalding - Cleethorpes
|???||(2) Spalding - Lincoln Central (2)|
(1) Tour advertising gave the running date as 26/06 however as this was a Monday it is assumed that was in error and it did in fact run on 25/06 as per the ticket.
(2) To run as a portion off the main train.
(3) Vic Smith & Tony Saville offer the following traction;
61144 on 1X91 : Cleethorpes - Louth - Lincoln - ?Nottingham?
61036 on 1X46 : Nottingham - ?Woodford Halse?
73110? : ?Woodford Halse? - Southampton
73110 on 1X91 : Southampton - ???
(4) Tony Saville offers the following routing: The route from Lincoln (Central) to Nottingham Victoria would be the LD&EC (Lincoln, Tuxford, Ollerton, Clipstone then the Mansfield Railwayto Kirkby South Jct and thence the GC Main Line through Annesley to Nottingham Victoria.
|From The John Debens Ticket Collection.|
Sources : Trevor Machell, John Debens, Vic Smith & Tony
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