23rd July 1977
Lea Valley Railway Club
The Silver Jubilee Special
|HST Used||253026 formed : 43053+41053+41054+40517+42078+42079+40025+42080+42089+43052|
|as listed||07.40 London Kings Cross - (via ECML) - Edinburgh Waverley|
|as listed||16.47 Edinburgh Waverley - (via ECML) - London Kings Cross|
(1) HST confirmation required. This is believed to have been the first HST to carry fare paying passengers on the ECML. Proceeds from this railtour went to the Prince's Trust. The set was permitted to run at 125mph on sections of the route already passed for line speed.
Sources : LASERman & Kevin Daniel
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