5th March 1983
The Deeside Venturer
|Locos Used||steam: 777 & 5000|
|Stock Used||7x mark 1 coaches (including a private owner coach)|
|777||Hull - Leeds - Chester|
|5000||16.56d Chester - Leeds - Hull|
(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 &
777 is seen crossing Saddleworth Viaduct (photo: David Ingham)
5000 at Leeds (photo: John Tavender)
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