15th May 1985
The Inaugural VIP
|Locos Used||40122 & 47555|
Route : 1L00 throughout
|40122 + 47555||Stalybridge - Park - Brewery Curve - Moston - Rochdale - Oldham - Miles Platting - Manchester Victoria - Bolton - Chorley - Farington Jn - Hellifield - Settle Jn - (via S&C) - Petteril Bridge Jn - Carlisle|
|40122 + 47555||Carlisle - (via WCML) - Preston - Bolton - Manchester Victoria - Miles Platting - Rochdale - Oldham - Brewery Curve - Stalybridge|
(1) 47555 was for E.T.S. purposes only.
(2) originally uploaded as starting and finishing at Huddersfield however this is disputed by Harry Harper.
Sources : Jake Atkinson & Harry Harper
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