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)
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