7th August 1985
Route : 1Z26 throughout
|47475||Barrow-in-Furness - Carnforth - (via WCML) - ?Stafford - Bushbury Jn? - Bescot - ??? - Grand Jn - St Andrews Jn - Bordesley Jn - Tyseley - Dorridge - Hatton - Leamington Spa - Banbury - Oxford - (via Didcot Avoiding Line) - Reading West Jn - Oxford Road Jn - Southcote Jn - Basingstoke - Winchester - Eastleigh - Botley - Fareham - Cosham - Portcreek Jn - Portsmouth Harbour|
|47475||Portsmouth Harbour - (reverse of outward route) - Barrow-in-Furness|
(1) Route confirmation required. Carried a headboard: "The Lancastrian".
Sources : Simon Reed & Derek Thompson
(all photos: Derek Thompson)
47475 at Portsmouth Harbour station.
47475 approaches Portsmouth & Southsea on the
return journey northwards.
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