24th September 1977

L.C.G.B.
Peak Farewell

Locos Used 40135 & 44008
Stock Used load 13 vb 90mph

Route : 1Z19 throughout

Loco Route
40135 Liverpool Lime Street - Manchester Piccadilly - (via Hope Valley) - Toton
44008 Toton - Oakham - Peterborough - March - Spalding - Sleaford - Barkston East Jn - Allington Jn - Bottesford - Nottingham - Toton
40135 Toton - Stoke-on-Trent - Crewe - Manchester Piccadilly - Liverpool Lime Street

Sources : Gordon Lacy (joined Spalding, left Bottesford) & Alan Rintoul

Photo Review


44008 arriving into Spalding (photo: Gordon Lacy)


44008 approaches Normanton LC, west of Bottesford (photo: Gordon Lacy)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Gordon Lacy)

Location Booked Actual
Liverpool Lime Street 08.50d ?
Spalding ??.??a ~ 14.45d ??.?? ~ 14.56
Sleaford 15.18 ~ 15.20 15/27
Barkston East Jn 15/39 15/44
Allington Jn 15/47 15/51
Bottesford 15p53 ~ 15p58 15/58 ~ ??.??


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