7th June 1969

Great Western Society (South West Group)

DMU Used 3-car class 120 set

Route : 1Z10 throughout

DMU Route
as listed Plymouth - Totnes - Newton Abbot - Teignmouth - Dawlish - Exeter St Davids - Taunton - Bristol Temple Meads - Ashchurch (1) - Hereford (2)
as listed Hereford - Severn Tunnel Junction - Plymouth

Notes :
(1) To see loco 7808 in steam
(2) To visit Bulmers Cider where 6000 'King George V' was in steam.
(3) Roger Geach believes this was a repeat of a tour which ran a few weeks before.
(4) Confirmation of reversal points is required.

Source : Roger Geach

Photo Review

From Andrew Fairholm's ticket collection.

The railtour is seen at Ashchurch (photo: B. Mills)

...and rounding the curve towards Bulmers (photo: B. Mills)

Another shot of the tour (photo: B. Mills)

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