5th March 1966
Oxford University Railway
These are service trains rather than a specially chartered train however has been included as some published sources suggest it was a railtour.
|48760||08.15d Bath Green Park - ??? - Templecombe|
|48760||16.18d Templecombe - ??? - Bath Green Park|
(1) Initially offered as photographic evidence of a railtour (seen at Shepton Mallet), Brian Ransley comments: This engine was used on service trains that day, not a rail tour, although I have got a book that also gets this wrong. 0815 Bath Green Park – Templecombe and 1618 return. Picture taken at Shepton Mallet was on the latter. John Debens confirms he has seen photographic evidence of the train carrying an O.U.R.S. headboard. Was it the case that the O.U.R.S. simply booked a group party on these service trains but asked that the headboard be displayed on the loco?
Sources : Andrew Fairholm & Brian Ransley
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