13th December 1987
British Rail (InterCity)
(Santa's Steam Specials)
|Locos Used||steam: 4498 'Sir Nigel Gresley' & 5305 'Alderman E. Draper'|
|Stock Used||????? + ETHEL unit (ex-class 25)|
|4498||10.00d London Marylebone - Neasden South Jn - Northolt Jn - Gerrards Cross - High Wycombe|
|5305||11.20d High Wycombe - (reverse of outward route) - London Marylebone|
|4498||14.00d London Marylebone - Neasden South Jn - Northolt Jn - Gerrards Cross - High Wycombe|
|5305||15.20d High Wycombe - (reverse of outward route) - London Marylebone|
(1) Each round trip would have been separately ticketed. Trains advertised to run on 5th, 6th, 12th, 13th, 28th & 29th December and the choice of steam locos advertised included 4498 'Sir Nigel Gresley', 4472 'Flying Scotsman' & 35028 'Clan Line'. At least 5305 also participated.
Sources : Brian Halford, Henry Allum & Dick Franklin
Timings (Booked Only)
(from Brian Halford & Dick Franklin)
|Location||Booked (out)||Booked (rtn)||Booked (out)||Booked (rtn)|
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