7th April 1990
Flying Scotsman Services
|Locos Used||47833 & steam: 71000 'Duke of Gloucester'|
|47833||Ealing Broadway - Slough - Reading - Didcot Parkway|
|71000||Didcot Parkway - Banbury - Bordesley Jn - Landor Street Jn - Water Orton - Tamworth - Burton-on-Trent - Stenson Jn - Derby|
|71000||Derby - (reverse of outward route) - Didcot Parkway|
|47833||Didcot Parkway - (reverse of outward route) - Ealing Broadway|
(1) Reported as 71000's first railtour since overhaul. Carried 'The Red Dragon' headboard. 71000 ran OK until Culham on the return leg when it had to stop three times for a 'blow up'.
Sources : Dave Lodwick & Ian McDonald
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