8th March 1986
Metropolitan County Council
The West Yorkshire Dalesman
|Locos Used||40122 & steam: 5305 'Alderman A.E. Draper'|
Route : 1Z09 throughout
|5305||Leeds - Shipley - Skipton - Hellifield - Settle Jn - (via S&C) - Petteril Bridge Jn - Carlisle|
|40122||Carlisle - (reverse of outward route) - Leeds|
(1) Harry Harper comments: this charter carried quite a number of polititians & was designed to promote the Settle Carlisle. This was so successful that an excellent photograph of 5305 (Ribblehead Viaduct) together with article appeared in a national newspaper (The Guardian I think) the following Monday. Tickets were also sold to the general public.
Sources : Henry Allum & Harry Harper
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