13th - 15th October 1978
The Far North No. 2 Rail Tour
|Locos Used||26018, 26024, 26035, 26036, 40006 & 47001|
|47001||Crewe - Stockport - Manchester Victoria - Bolton - Blackburn - Leeds|
|47001||Leeds - Appleby - Carlisle - Mossend - Perth - Inverness|
|26024 + 26036||Inverness - Georgmas Junction - Thurso|
|26035 (1)||Georgmas Junction - Thurso|
|26024 + 26036||Thurso - Georgemas Junction - Wick|
|26018 + 26024 (2)||Wick - Inverness|
|47001||Inverness - Perth - Larbert - Edinburgh Waverley|
|47001||Edinburgh Waverley - Carstairs - Carlisle - Newcastle - Darlington - York - Selby - Gascoigne Wood - Leeds|
|40006||Leeds - Copy Pit - Manchester Victoria - Stockport - Crewe.|
(1) 26024 + 26036 on rear.
(2) Before the return leg from Wick commenced it was discovered that 26036 had some sort of traction motor problem, so 26018 was added. 26036 remained with the train apparently because of its finely steaming boiler.
Source : David Hills
Compiled from contemporary reports.
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