24th February? or 24th March? 1979

British Rail
(Merrymaker Excursion)

Loco(s) Used at least 55017 'The Durham Light Infantry'

Route :

Loco Route
55017 Huddersfield - Edinburgh Waverley
????? Edinburgh Waverley - Huddersfield

Notes :
(1) Date confirmation required - listed in some sources as both 24/02 & 24/03. It is known that 55017 could not have returned south with this train on 24/02 as it powered an overnight service train to London that night.

Source : Nige Paine

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