11th November 1978

British Rail (W.R.)
(Merrymaker Excursion to Preston & Glasgow)

Locos Used 474xx, 50027 'Lion' & 83007

Route :

Loco(s) Route
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

Notes :
(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 & Harlington)

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