25th April 1964
L.C.G.B (North West
Branch) / Branch Line Society
|Stock Used||Brake Vans|
Route : 1Z16 throughout
Stoke-on-Trent - Newcastle-under-Lyme - Ketleys Siding - Pool Dam - Silverdale - Apedale Jn - Apedale - Newcastle Jn - Etruria - Stoke-on-Trent - Chatterley Jn - Chesterton - Chatterley - Kidsgrove Liverpool Road Jn - Tunstall - Burslem - Etruria - Stoke-on-Trent
(1) Reversal points not detailed. It is reported this was the first, and very probably only ever, passenger train to traverse the Chatterley branch. It is reported that the train got stock on the branch and had to return down the bank to Chatterley Jn to make a second attempt, which proved successful.
Sources : Terry Jackson, Graham Stacey
& Gas Hill (BLS)
78056 paused at Hem Heath (photo: R.B. Parr/The John Debens Collection)
From The John Debens Ticket Collection.
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