10th May 1969

Flying Scotsman Enterprises
(Positioning Special)

Locos Used class 40 & steam: 4472 'Flying Scotsman'

Route :

Loco Route
4472 Newcastle - Edinburgh Waverley
class 40 Edinburgh Waverley - Newcastle

Notes :
(1) This was originally an E.C.S. move however a decision was made to open this to the public for a flat 20/- fare.
(2) Dave McGee comments: I record in my diary that the journey was scheduled for 133 minutes, but Scotsman did it in 128mins (121 net). The return was behind a class 40 and that seemed, then, a bitter disappointment.

From The John Debens Ticket Collection - signed by 4472's
owner Alan Pegler.

Source : Dave McGee (on the train throughout)

Timings (Booked Only)
(from John Debens)

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Newcastle Central 14.00d 22.17a
Edinburgh Waverley 16.13a 20.00d

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