1st May 1986
|Stock Used||4x mark 2 air-conditioned coaches|
|47645||Crewe - Chester - Llandudno Junction|
|47645||Llandudno Junction - Blaenau Ffestiniog|
|47645||Blaenau Ffestiniog - Llandudno Junction|
|47645||Llandudno Junction - Chester - Crewe|
(1) Private charter carrying guests of both BR and the Ffestiniog Railway on occasion of the naming of 47645 'Robert F. Fairlie Locomotive Engineer 1831 - 1885'. After the 47 was named at Blaenau Ffestiniog guests travelled on the Ffestioniog Railway to Tan-y-Bwlch and back, out on a service train hauled by Earl of Merioneth and back hauled by 'Linda' (the return leg being recorded as a "special portion").
Sources : Kevin Driscoll & Gary Thornton (from
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