7th February 1976
(Day Excursion - Awayday Winterbeater)
|Locos Used||1037 'Western Empress' & 1053 'Western Patriarch'|
|1037||London Paddington - Hayes - Reading - Newbury - Westbury - Exeter (1)|
|1053||Exeter - Plymouth|
|1053||Plymouth - (reverse of outward route) - London Paddington|
(1) 1037 worked from Paddington, but suffered oil leaks approaching Taunton. The Western came to a stand on the climb to Whiteball, but continued to Exeter on one engine. It was replaced there by 1053.
Source : Alan Freer
Timings (Booked Only)
|Location||Booked (out)||Booked (rtn)|
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