7th December 1985

Bedford Bletchley Rail User's Association

(B.B.R.U.A. Special Train No.4)

DMU Used 3-car set

Route :

DMU Route
as listed Bletchley [P7] - Kempston Hardwick - Bedford - Wellingborough - Kettering - Leicester
as listed Leicester - Hinckley - Water Orton - Landor Street Jn - Grand Jn - Proof House Jn - Birmingham New Street (1)
as listed Birmingham New Street - Proof House Jn - ??? (1) - Kidderminster - Worcester (?Shrub Hill?)
as listed Worcester (?Shrub Hill?) - Kidderminster (2)
as listed set back into Kidderminster station
as listed Kidderminster - ?Stourbridge Junction - Galton Jn - Soho South Jn? - Birmingham New Street - (?reverse of outward route?) - Leicester
as listed Leicester - (reverse of outward route) - Bletchley

Notes :
(1) A reversal at Birmingham New Street was not expected (so presumably not booked). Route confirmation is required but suspect may have been
Proof House Jn - Aston - Perry Barr South Jn - Soho North Jn where the booked route would be regained (again assumed to have been: via Galton Jn and Stourbridge Junction to Kidderminster - confirmation required).
(2) Train failed to stop at Kidderminster station and had to set-back to station to collect the 80 or so waiting passengers.

Source : Nigel Benning

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