8th December 1979

Wirral Railway Circle
The Christmas Belle Railtour

Locos Used at least 33054 & AC Electric(s)

Route :

Loco(s) Route
AC electric Liverpool Lime Street - Runcorn - Weaver Jn - (via WCML, Trent Valley & Weedon) - Wembley Central - Mitre Bridge Jn
33054 Mitre Bridge Jn - Kensington Olympia - ??? - Haywards Heath
?33054? Haywards Heath - (reverse of outward route) - Mitre Bridge Jn
AC electric Mitre Bridge Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Liverpool Lime Street

Notes :
(1) Loco confirmation required. For coach connection between Haywards Heath and Sheffield Park for a round trip on the Bluebell Railway.
Mark Hambly believes the loco used on the Bluebell Railway was almost certainly 2-6-0 (3)1618.

Sources : Bob Mitchell, Mark Hambly & Barrie Hughes

Photo Review

33054, southbound, at Kensington Olympia (photo: Barrie Hughes)

From Bob Mitchell's ticket collection.

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