8th October 1979

(Conservative Party Conference Special)

Locos Used at least 47555 & 86232 'Harold Macmillan'
Stock Used Mark 2e/f stock plus kitchen car

Route :

Loco Route
86232 London Euston (12.27d) - Preston
47555 Preston - Blackpool North

Notes :
(1) 86232 named at Euston prior to departure - named by the Rt. Hon. Harold Macmillan himself (former Conservative leader).
(2) Route confirmation required. Did the train return to London on this or a subsequent day?

Sources : Kevin Driscoll & Gary Thornton (both from contemporary sources)

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