3rd April 1977

Coventry Evening Telegraph
The Midland Wightsman

Loco Used 7029 'Clun Castle'
Stock Used 9 coaches

Route :

Loco Route
7029 13.13 Leamington Spa - Birmingham
7029 Birmingham - Leamington Spa

Notes :
(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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