9th December 1972
Wirral Railway Circle
Heart of Wales Land Cruise
|Locos Used||1738, 1957 & 6889|
|Stock Used||load 10 including RMB & BG|
|DMU Used||2x 3-car DMU sets (2)|
Route : 1Z77 throughout
|1957||Crewe - Shrewsbury|
|6889||Shrewsbury - Craven Arms - Llandrindod Wells - Llandeilo - Llanelli - Carmarthen|
|DMU as listed||Carmarthem - Newcastle Emlyn & Lampeter 'milk branches' - Carmarthen|
|6889||Carmarthem - (reverse of outward route) - Shrewsbury|
|1738||Shrewsbury - Crewe|
(1) Route confirmation required.
(2) Leading set out of Carmarthen was a 3-car Derby suburban set (later class 116) numbered in the C3xx series.
Sources : Steve Haynes & Nigel Wassell
The tour passing through Conwil (photo: The Nick Catford Collection)
From Andrew Fairholm's ticket collection.
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