28th May 1972
|DMU Used||class 117 3-car sets (1)|
Route : 1Z16 throughout
|as listed||London Paddington - (via GWML) - Westerleigh Jn - Patchway - Severn Tunnel Junction - Maindee East Jn - Maindee North Jn - Abergavenny - Hereford|
|as listed||Hereford - Ledbury - Malvern - Worcester Foregate Street - Worcester Shrub Hill - Norton Jn - Abbotswood Jn - Evesham - Oxford - Didcot - (reverse of outward route) - London Paddington|
(1) One set was strengthened to 4-cars by the addition of a Met-Camm trailer.
(2) This trip coincided with the Hereford Cider Festival.
The tour stock shunts into the sidings at Hereford (photo: Jon Stubley)
Source : Jon Stubley
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