17th August 1986
The Shakespeare Limited
|Locos Used||at least steam: 4498 'Sir Nigel Gresley'|
|4498||London Marylebone - Wembley Stadium - Northolt Jn - South Ruislip - High Wycombe - Princes Risborough - Aynho Jn - Banbury|
|?????||Banbury - Leamington Spa - Warwick - Hatton - Claverdon - Wilmcote - Stratford-upon-Avon|
|4498||Stratford-upon-Avon - (reverse of outward route) - London Marylebone|
(1) The 1986 season of 'The Shakespeare Limited' was scheduled to use a steam loco from the pool of; 4498 'Sir Nigel Gresley', 777 'Sir Lamiel' and 35028 'Clan Line'. 777 was photographed during the light engine movement to reverse the loco round the Hatton junctions triangle, it is assumed it worked from and back to London.
Source : Gordon Jakes
Timings (Booked Only)
(from Ian McDonald)
|Miles||Location||Booked (out)||Booked (rtn)|
|28||High Wycombe||11.43a ~ 11.44d||19.03a ~ 19.05d|
|36||Princes Risborough||12p06a ~ 12p21d||18/42|
|69||Banbury||13L00a ~ 13L20d||17w36a ~ 18w06d|
|91||Warwick||13.47a ~ 13.48d||16.57a ~ 16.58d|
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