8th October 1983
|Locos Used||40057 & 40122|
Route : 1L08 throughout
|40122||Blackpool North - Preston - Bolton - Manchester Victoria|
|40122||Manchester Victoria - Warrington Bank Quay - Chester - Llandudno Junction - Gaerwen Jn|
|40122 (1)||Gaerwen Jn - Amlwch|
|40057 (2)||Amlwch - Gearwen Jn|
|40122||Gearwen Jn - Holyhead|
|40122||Holyhead - Llandudno Junction|
|40057||Llandudno Junction - Blaenau Ffestiniog|
|40057||Blaenau Ffestiniog - Llandudno Junction|
|40122||Llandudno Junction - Chester - Warrington Bank Quay - Manchester Victoria|
|40122||Manchester Victoria - Bolton - Preston - Blackpool North|
(1) 40057 on rear.
(2) 40122 on rear.
(3) Harry Harper comments: The climb to Blaenau was very difficult due to wet rails. We requisitioned the cap of a senior Preston basher & went through the train, the resultant collection being presented to a very surprised driver at Blaenau. The basher wears the same cap to this day but unfortunately never got his wig back.
From Bob Mitchell's ticket collection.
Alan Rintoul, Mark Harrington, 1980s
Timewarp & Harry Harper
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