18th June 1983

Manchester Reunion Railway Society
Cumberland Sausage

Locos Used Diesel ????? & steam: 5690 'Leander' & 4472 'Flying Scotsman'

Route : 1L02 ?throughout?

Loco Route
5690 Manchester Victoria - Pendleton - Bolton - Blackburn - Hellifield - Carnforth
Diesel Carnforth - Morecambe
Diesel Morecambe - Heysham Harbour
Diesel Heysham Harbour - Morecambe
Diesel Morecambe - Carnforth
5690 Carnforth - Ravenglass (1) - Sellafield
4472 Sellafield - Ravenglass - Carnforth Avoiding Line
Diesel Carnforth Avoiding Line - Hellifield - Blackburn - Bolton - Pendleton - Manchester Victoria

Notes :
(1) As an alternative to continuing to Sellafield, a special was run on the Ravenglass & Eskdale, named the Chipolata!
(2) When photographed at Kents Bank Station the reporting headcode 1L02 was pasted in the brake coach behind the loco - was this headcode used throughout?


5690 'Leander' approaching Kents Bank station (photo: David Ingham)

Source : Phil Wieland (On the train throughout)

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