13th October 1990
The Tay-Forth Centenarian 2
|Locos Used||37293, 47114, 47805 & 47829|
|47805?||Swindon - Bristol Temple Meads|
|47805||Bristol Temple Meads - Bristol Parkway - Cheltenham Spa - Worcester Shrub Hill - Birmingham New Street - Stafford - Crewe - Carlisle - Carstairs - Glasgow Central|
|37293||Carlisle - Carstairs - Glasgow Central|
|47114||Glasgow Central - Langloan Jn - Falkirk Grahamston - Inverkeithing - Kirkaldy - Perth - Dundee|
|47114||Dundee - Cupar - Cowdenbeath - Inverkeithing - Edinburgh Waverley|
|47829||Edinburgh Waverley - Newcastle - (1) - York - Church Fenton - Pontefract Monkhill - Wakefield Kirkgate - Barnsley - Sheffield - Derby - Tamworth - Birmingham New Street - (reverse of outward journey) - Swindon|
(1) Howard Richardson comments that the train was two hours late leaving Birmingham. A further delay at Carlisle (due to passenger requiring medical attention) meant the tour ran between three and four hours late and the booked route via the Leamside line was abandoned as a result.
(2) Page originally showed (in error?) as 37293 Swindon to Glasgow Central for 47114 to Edinburgh Waverley and unidentified forward.
Sources : Howard Richardson (joined Birmingham New Street,
left Derby) &
Ian Hodges (joined/left the train at Bristol Parkway)
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