19th February 1972

B.R.
(?Mystery Excursion?)

Locos Used 1737, 6559 & 6563
Stock Used load 12

Route :

Loco(s) Route
1737 Manchester Oxford Road - Altrincham - Knutsford - Northwich - Middlewich - Sandbach - Crewe - (via WCML) - Mitre Bridge Jn
6563 + 6559 Mitre Bridge Jn - Kensington Olympia - Longhedge Jn - Brixton - Penge East - Beckenham Junction - Bromley South - Bickley Jn - St Mary Cray Jn - Swanley - Sole Street - Rochester - Chatham - Sittingbourne - Faversham - Whitstable - Herne Bay - Margate - Ramsgate
6559 + 6563 Ramsgate - (reverse of outward route) - Mitre Bridge Jn
1737 Mitre Bridge Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Manchester Oxford Road

Source : Peter Johnson (joined/left the train at Altrincham)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Peter Johnson)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Manchester Oxford Road 07.00d ?   ? ?
Altrincham ??.??a ~ ??.??d ??.?? ~ 07.38   ? 23.35 ~ ??.??
Knutsford ??.??a ~ ??.??d ?   ??.??a ~ ??.??d ?
Northwich ??.??a ~ ??.??d ?   ??.??a ~ ??.??d ?
Crewe ? ??c?? ~ ??c??   ? 21.59 ~ 22.21
Ramsgate ??.??a ?   17.34d 17.34


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