9th February 1985
L.L.S. + T & N
|Locos Used||20204, 20218, 40122 & 47519|
Route : 1Z12 throughout
|40122 (1)||Bolton - Manchester Victoria - Huddersfield - Leeds - York - (via ECML) - Edinburgh Waverley|
|20204 + 20218||Edinburgh Waverley - Inverkeithing (2)|
|47519 (3)||Inverkeithing - Dalmeny Jn - Winchburgh Jn - Falkirk High - Cowlairs - Springburn - Gartcosh Jn - Gartsherrie South Jn - Mossend - Holytown - Shotts - Slateford Jn - (via Edinburgh Suburban Line) - Edinburgh Waverley|
|40122||Edinburgh Waverley - Haymarket - Slateford Jn - Midcalder Jn - Carstairs South Jn - (via WCML) - Preston - Wigan North Western - Bolton|
(1) 40122 had defective heating and it is reported that the guard requested its replacement at Newcastle however after a two-hour delay in which Gateshead fitters were unable to rectify the problem, the train continued.
(2) The booked Dunfermline - Thornton Yard - Kirkcaldy circular run was cut out due to very late running.
(3) Vice unavailable 2x class 26!
Sources : Richard Hughes
(Boarded at Bolton, left at Preston), Robin Addison & Harry Harper
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