3rd April 1977
The Midland Wightsman
|Loco Used||7029 'Clun Castle'|
|Stock Used||9 coaches|
|7029||13.13 Leamington Spa - Birmingham|
|7029||Birmingham - Leamington Spa|
(1) Route confirmation required. Reported as the only occasion a train carried a "Coventry Evening Telegraph" headboard. It is reported this was the "second sponsored trip" of the day - presumably a different organisation was responsible for the first run - further details required.
Source : Gary Thornton (from contemporary sources)
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