5th March 1983

Humberside Locomotive Preservation Group
The Deeside Venturer

Locos Used steam: 777 & 5000
Stock Used 7x mark 1 coaches (including a private owner coach)

Route :

Loco Route
777 Hull - Leeds - Chester
5000 16.56d Chester - Leeds - Hull

Notes :
(1) Route confirmation required.
David Ingham comments: I photographed 777 hauling the train at Saddleworth, Northenden, Guilden Sutton and Chester and 5000 hauling the train at Stalybridge. This train swapped steam locos with the Welsh Marches Pullman operating on the same day.

Sources : David Ingham & John Tavender

Photo Review

777 is seen crossing Saddleworth Viaduct (photo: David Ingham)

5000 at Leeds (photo: John Tavender)

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