14th February 1976

(Merrymaker Special)

Loco Used 45064

Route :

Loco Route
45064 St Pancras, Leicester, Sheets Stores Jct, Burton, Birmingham, Worcester, Hereford.
45064 Hereford, Worcester, Birmingham, Burton, Sheet Stores Jct, Leicester, St Pancras.

Notes :
The return to St Pancras was about three hours late due to mechanical problems with the Peak. The original route was to use the Leicester - Nuneaton - Water Orton line, but a bridge at Hinckley was seriously damaged by a road vehicle several days previously.

Source : David Hills (compiled from contemporary reports)

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