1st May 1986

(Private Charter)

Loco Used 47645
Stock Used 4x mark 2 air-conditioned coaches

Route :

Loco Route
47645 Crewe - Chester - Llandudno Junction
47645 Llandudno Junction - Blaenau Ffestiniog
47645 Blaenau Ffestiniog - Llandudno Junction
47645 Llandudno Junction - Chester - Crewe

Notes :
(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 contemporary sources)

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