8th October 1966

British Rail (Scottish Region)
Blue Peter Excursion

Loco Used 60532 'Blue Peter'

Route :

Loco Route
60532 Edinburgh Waverley - (via Waverley route) - Carlisle
60532 Carlisle - (via Beattock) - Edinburgh Waverley

Notes :
(1) John Robson comments: I was on this tour, and can confirm the route (as above). I no longer have my timings, but it was a very impressive fast climb of Beattock bank

Sources : Eric Oates & John Robson

60532 pauses at Hawick.
(Photo by G N Turnbull İTOPticl Digital Memories - see
www.TOPticl.com for further details and a chance to buy a full size copy)

This photo above was supplied with a suggested date of 6th October 1966 however John Robson confirms it is definitely of this tour.

From The John Debens Ticket Collection.

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