13th February 1988

Southern Electric Group
Aurora Borealis

Tour was postponed by SEG owing to British Rail declining to allow use of class 82's & 83's on passenger trains. The letter that went out to booked passengers simply stated that they hoped to run the tour in summer 1988 and to take a class 31 to East Anglia instead.

Booked Locos two different class 82/83's on electrified lines, unspecified diesel on Thameshaven branch

Route :

Loco(s) Booked Route
????? 08.30d London Euston - Wembley Central
????? Wembley Central - (via North London Line) - London Liverpool Street
????? London Liverpool Street - Chingford
????? Chingford - Enfield Town
????? Enfield Town - Southend-on-Sea
????? Southend-on-Sea - Tilbury Riverside
????? Tilbury Riverside - Thameshaven
????? Thameshaven - Wembley Central
????? Wembley Central - London Euston

Sources : Nick Blyth (booked on the tour) & Gary Thornton

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