23rd April 1978
British Young Travellers
The Fawley Flyer
|DEMU's Used||1128 + 1131|
|as listed||Totton - Fawley|
|as listed||Fawley - Totton|
(1) Nick Lawford comments: operated to mark to end of Fawley passenger station. The line had been freight only for many years, but Fawley station had still been BR property. The DEMUs on this date were the last specials advertised to actually get to the old station, after this date boundary changes saw the refinery area change, no longer possible to reach this area now, inside the Esso complex. Believed there were three trips in total. Confirmation someone please?
Source : Nick Lawford (travelled on a morning shuttle)
1128 and headboard at Fawley (photos: Clive Warneford)
1131 at the other end of the train at Fawley (photo: Clive Warneford)
From Brian Halford's ticket collection.
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