25th August 1962
Fernie Rail Tour
|Locos Used||41225, 42350 & 44278|
Northampton Castle - ??? - Northampton Castle
(1) Route & loco confirmation required - other info suggests 42350 worked: Northampton – Market Harborough – Uppingham – Wansford – Peterborough – Manton – Oakham – Higham Ferrers. It is believed 42350 was the first loco used, then 41225 and finally 44278. The tour ticket was also valid on service trains between Euston & Northampton prior to and after the tour.
Sources : Mark Harrington & Gary Thornton (from contemporary
It is assumed these two views were taken at Northampton Castle Station.
(Pictures by kind permission of the Northampton Chronicle & Echo)
42350 looking north as the train is about to pass under the A605 road
bridge on the Fletton branch near Peterborough at 13:20
(photo: Tommy Tomalin/William Marriott Museum/00522)
42350 is seen here facing Wellingborough at Rushden station
(photo: Tommy Tomalin/William Marriott Museum/01477)
42350 at Higham Ferrers station, also facing Wellingborough
(photo: Tommy Tomalin/William Marriott Museum/01478)
|From The John Debens Ticket Collection.|
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