4th June 1966
The Fellsman Rail Tour
|Locos Used||44767, 45593, 45596, 70004, D302, E3169 & E3174|
|E3169||London Euston - Crewe - Liverpool Lime Street|
|70004||Liverpool Lime Street - St Helens Shaw Street - Wigan - (via WCML) - Carnforth|
|44767 + 70004||Carnforth - Carlisle - Quintinshill|
|45593 + 45596||Quintinshill - Ais Gill - Hellifield - Blackburn - Wigan - Crewe|
|D302 + E3174||Crewe - Stafford - Bescot - Coventry - Rugby|
|E3174||Rugby - London Euston|
(1) Route confirmation required. The tour was heavily delayed on the return journey due to the overhead having been brought down on the Trent Valley line. D302 was attached for the diversion via Bescot. Arrival at Euston was just before 01.00 on Sunday morning.
Source : Terry Jackson (from contemporary sources)
45593 & 45596 at Wilpshire on the Ribble Valley line (photo: Arthur Haymes)
A tour ticket courtesy of Rob Fraser.
Back to "The Railtour Files"