2nd October 1966

Gosforth (Newcastle) Round Table
The Wansbeck Piper

Locos Used 43000 & 43063
Stock Used 11 coaches (incl. 9325)

Route : 1Z08 throughout

Locos Route
43000 +43063

Newcastle - (via ECML) - Morpeth - Morpeth SB

43000 +43063

Morpeth SB - Morpeth - Meldon - Scotsgap - Knowesgate - Woodburn

43000 +43063

Woodburn - (reverse of outward route) - Morpeth SB

43000 +43063

Morpeth SB - (reverse of outward route) - Newcastle

Notes :
(1) Run to mark the closure of the Woodburn branch. Locos were coupled tender-to-tender.

Sources : David Whittaker & Roy Lambeth

Photo Review
(all photos from Roy Lambeth unless otherwise stated)

From Andrew Fairholms ticket collection.

The empty stock arrives into Newcastle.

The run-round at Morpeth - by the signal box, not in the station.

A chance for photos at Scots Gap.

Woodburn. On Arrival, a Scottish Piper played a lament for the passing of the
railway then, because of a short headshunt, the locos ran round the train one
at a time.

Coach nameboards in addition to a headboard on the locos!

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