27th October 1963
Brighton Blue Belle
|Locos Used||"A1x" 55 "Stepney", "E4" 473 "Birch Grove"|
|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Special last passenger train over the Copyhold Jn - Horsted Keynes section, the service over which was withdrawn that day.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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