18th May 1963

Gainsborough Model Railway Society
Isle of Wight Special

Loco Used 4472 'Flying Scotsman'
Stock Used included ex-Devon Belle observation car on the rear

Route : at least 1X50

Loco Route
4472 Gainsborough - Lincoln - Leicester - Banbury - Southampton
4472 Southampton - Banbury - Derby - Worksop - ?Gainsborough?

Notes :
(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

Photo Review

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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