18th June 1983
|Locos Used||Diesel ????? & steam: 5690 'Leander' & 4472 'Flying Scotsman'|
Route : 1L02 ?throughout?
|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|
(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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