14th April 1990
The Tay-Forth Centenarian
|Locos Used||26001, 26005, 47822 & 47852|
|47822||Swindon - Bristol Temple Meads|
|47822||Bristol Temple Meads - Saltley - Derby - York - Edinburgh Waverley|
|26001 + 26005||Edinburgh Waverley - Ladybank - Perth - Dundee|
|26001 + 26005||Dundee - Haymarket - Edinburgh Waverley|
|47822||Edinburgh Waverley - Carstairs|
|47822||Carstairs - (via WCML) - Wolverhampton - Saltley - Kings Norton (2)|
|47852 (3)||Kings Norton - Gloucester|
|47852||Gloucester - Bristol Temple Meads|
|47852||Bristol Temple Meads - Swindon|
(1) The Edinburgh circular saw 26005 catch fire somewhere. The 26's were removed in favour of 47822 (much to the chagrin of people on board).
(2) The journey home saw 47822 fail (run out of fuel??) at Kings Norton. 47852 arrived from Saltley to propel the train to Gloucester, where 47822 was removed.
(3) 47852 propelling, 47822 on front, failed.
Sources : Graham Callaway & Kevin Gaylard
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