3rd October 1970
British Rail (L.M.) or
?Talyllyn Railway Preservation Society?
(Special Day Excursion to Mid-Wales)
or (Day Excursion to the Cambrian Coast)?
|Locos Used||at least 5080 (3), 5085 & E3133|
|E3133||London Euston - Watford Junction - Coventry - Birmingham - Wolverhampton|
|5080 (3) + 5085||Wolverhampton - Towyn - Minffordd ( - Porthmadog?)|
|5080 (3) + 5085||(Porthmadog? - ) Minffordd - Towyn - Wolverhampton|
|?E3133?||Wolverhampton - Birmingham - Coventry - Watford Junction - London Euston|
(1) It is believed this tour, originally given as BR (L.M.)
organised and called (Special Day Excursion to Mid-Wales) without identified
traction, is in fact the Talyllyn Railway Preservation Society annual trip from
London to allow attendance of the A.G.M at Towyn.
(2) Trip included journeys on the Talyllyn and Ffestiniog railways as an alternative to the A.G.M. Road coaches were provided between Abergynolwyn and Tan-y-Bwlch. On the FR the tour went to Dduallt. Passengers for the A.G.M. and "anti-clockwise tour" left the train at Towyn. Those doing the "clockwise tour" stayed on to Minffordd.
(3) Loco identity listed as 5050 according to 'Talyllyn Railway A.G.M. Specials' book but as 5080 elsewhere.
Sources : "LASERman", Andrew Fairholm & book: 'Talyllyn Railway A.G.M. Specials'
Timings (Advertised Only)
|Location||Advertised (out)||Advertised (rtn)|
|Watford Junction||??.??a ~ 08.05d||22.45a ~ ??.??d|
|Coventry||??.??a ~ 09.08d||21.44a ~ ??.??d|
|Birmingham||??.??a ~ 09.33d||21.19a ~ ??.??d|
|Towyn||?||??.??a ~ 18.10d|
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