24th November 1990
Oldham Evening Chronicle
|Locos Used||47976, 86252 & 86424|
|Stock Used||Pilkington 'K' set|
Route : 1T05 throughout
|47976||Shaw & Crompton - Oldham Mumps - Thorpes Bridge Jn - Brewery Jn - Ashton Moss North Jn - Denton - Stockport|
|86252||Stockport - Crewe - (via WCML) - London Euston|
|86424||London Euston - (reverse of outward route) - Stockport|
|47976||Stockport - (reverse of outward route) - Thorpes Bridge Jn - Castleton - Rochdale - Shaw & Crompton - Oldham Mumps|
Martin Birchall comments: the left hand curve & the climb out of Oldham seemed to be to much for a 47 especially on a wet day, 40s took it OK.
Source : Martin Birchall
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