11th November 1978
British Rail (W.R.)
(Merrymaker Excursion to Preston & Glasgow)
|Locos Used||474xx, 50027 'Lion' & 83007|
|474xx||Ealing Broadway - 06.??d Hayes & Harlington - Reading - Oxford - Coventry|
|83007||Coventry - Bescot - Bushbury Jn - Stafford - (via WCML) - Glasgow Central|
|83007||Glasgow Central - (via WCML, Trent Valley & Weedon) - Willesden WL Jn - Mitre Bridge Jn|
|50027||Mitre Bridge Jn - North Pole Jn - Kensington Olympia|
|50027||Kensington Olympia - North Pole Jn - Mitre Bridge Jn - Willesden SW Sidings - Acton Wells Jn - Acton Main Line - Ealing Broadway - Hayes & Harlington - Reading - Oxford|
(1) It is reported that 83007 was timed at 107mph during the outward leg near Madeley.
Source : Chris Morley (joined/left the train at Hayes &
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