30th September 1979
|Locos Used||20073 & 20156|
|20073 + 20156||Derby - Long Eaton - Sheet Stores Jn - Trent East Jn - Beeston - Nottingham|
|20073 + 20156||Nottingham - Beeston - Trent East - Trent South Jn - (via MML) - Leicester - (via Nuneaton station avoiding line) - Water Orton - Landor Street Jn - St Andrews Jn - Bordesley Jn - King's Norton - Barnt Green - Stoke Works Jn - Droitwich Spa - Worcester Shrub Hill - Evesham - Oxford - Didcot Parkway|
|20073 + 20156||Didcot Parkway - Oxford - Banbury - Leamington Spa - Tyseley - Small Heath South Jn - Bordesley Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Nottingham|
|20073 + 20156||Nottingham - (reverse of outward route) - Derby|
(1) Dave Cook comments: The stock was almost entirely dirty old Mark 1's with the one exception of an early Mark 2 First Class Compartment carriage (whether this was a Brake or not I cannot recall).
Andy Sales (joined/left he train at Leicester), Kevin Driscoll &
Dave Cook (on the train throughout)
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