18th May 1963
Gainsborough Model Railway
Isle of Wight Special
|Loco Used||4472 'Flying Scotsman'|
|Stock Used||included ex-Devon Belle observation car on the rear|
Route : at least 1X50
|4472||Gainsborough - Lincoln - Leicester - Banbury - Southampton|
|4472||Southampton - Banbury - Derby - Worksop - ?Gainsborough?|
(1) Route confirmation required - stated as having started at Lincoln at 5.20am
(2) 4472 was photographed on Eastleigh MPD carrying headcode 1X50 - was this headcode used throughout?
Sources : John Clifford, Andrew Fairholm & Steve Armitage
4472 at Banbury (photo: Brian Burrows)
4472 at Southampton (photo: DB Swale/The John Debens Collection)
|Front and back of a tour ticket (From The John Debens Ticket Collection)|
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