25th September 1976

Day Excursion

Locos Used 40044, 40048, 81010, 40158

Route :

Loco Route
40044 Chirk, Ruabon, Wrexham, Chester, Warrington, Carlisle, Mossend.
40048 Mossend, Stirling, Mossend.
81010 Mossend, Carlisle, Warrington.
40158 Warrington, Chester, Chirk.

On the outbound run 40044 was to have been replaced by an electric at Warrington, however none was available, leaving the Class 40 to work unassisted over Shap & Beattock to Mossend, arrival being about half an hour late.

Source : David Hills
Compiled from contemporary reports.

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