27th October 1963

Bluebell Railway Preservation Society
Brighton Blue Belle

Locos Used "A1x" 55 "Stepney", "E4" 473 "Birch Grove"

Route :

Loco(s) Route
55 + 473 Brighton - Haywards Heath - Horsted Keynes
55 + 473 Horsted Keynes - (reverse of outward route) - Brighton

Special last passenger train over the Copyhold Jn - Horsted Keynes section, the service over which was withdrawn that day. According to the ticket Chris Harley suggests the train should also have visited Sheffield Park.

From Andrew Fairholm's ticket collection.

Sources : John Clifford & Chris Harley (from contemporary sources)

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