30th December 1961

Leicester Railway Society
(Private Charter)

Loco Used 42331
Stock Used 4x corridor coaches

Route : 2T51 throughout

Loco Route

Leicester London Road - Wigston South - Broughton Astley - Ullesthorpe - Rugby Midland

42331 Rugby Midland - Leicester London Road

Notes :
(1) Train carried an LRS headboard. Photographic stops were taken at intermediate stations;  Wigston (South), Countesthorpe, Broughton Astley, Leire Halt & Ullesthorpe for approx 10 minutes at each station. Due to severe weather conditions (cold & snow) on arrival into Rugby train returned almost immediately and ran non stop to Leicester (London Road).

From The John Debens Ticket Collection.

Sources : John Debens & Vic Smith/Brian Holland

Timings (Booked and Actual)
(from Vic Smith/Brian Holland)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Leicester London Road ??.??d 14.00d [P1]   ??.??a (16.20) [P1]
Rugby Midland ??.??a (15.30)
[northbound bay platform]
  ??.??d ?

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