9th September 1978
|Locos Used||40013, AC Electric (class 81-85) & steam: 45110 & 70000 'Britannia'|
|AC electric||Manchester Piccadilly - Crewe - Wolverhampton|
|40013||Wolverhampton - Crewe - Manchester Piccadilly|
(1) Route & AC electric loco (class 81-85) identity confirmation required. Passengers were bussed to the Severn Valley for 70000 'Britannia' & Black Five 45110 which were running along the recent SVR extension from Bewdley through Foley Tunnel.
(2) Though the tour ticket was marked "Ffestiniog Railway Society" their tours also mentioned Cheshire Railtours.
Source : Paul Morris
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