4th January 1969

British Rail
The Waverley

Loco Used 9002 'Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry'
Stock Used 11x mainly mark 2's

Route : 1Z10 throughout

Loco Route
9002 Newcastle Central - Hexham - Petteral Bridge Jn - Carlisle - ??? - Longtown - Riddings Junction - Newcastleton - Riccarton Junction - Hawick - Galashiels - Stow - Heriot - Hardengreen Jn (1) - Millerhill Jn - (1) Monktonhall Jn - (via ECML) - Newcastle Central

Notes :
(1) Route confirmation required in the Edinburgh area; originally uploaded as visiting Edinburgh Waverley station however Trevor Gregg comments: From my memory travelling on the train we did not go into Edinburgh as a line from Millerhill allowed us to join the East Coast Mainline at Monktonhall Jn.

Sources : Mark Harrington (from contemporary reports) & Trevor Gregg

Photo Review

9002, paused at Riccarton Junction (photo: Peter Taylor)

9002 approaches Galashiels (photo: Bruce McCartney)

Trevor Gregg's ticket for the tour.

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