17th August 1991
The Settle & Carlisle Dragon
|Locos Used||47343, 47537, 47550 & 47973|
|Stock Used||Pilkington 'K' set|
Route : 1T05 throughout
|47550||Llandudno - Llandudno Junction - Rhyl - Chester|
|47537||Chester - Helsby - Frossham - Runcorn East - Acton Grange Jn - Warrington Bank Quay - (via WCML) - Preston|
|47343||Preston - (via WCML) - Carlisle|
|47973||Carlisle - Petteril Bridge Jn - (via S&C) - Settle Jn - Hellifield - Clitheroe - Blackburn - Farington Jn - (via WCML) - Warrington Bank Quay - Walton Old Jn - Acton Grange Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Llandudno|
(1) Reason for 47550 being removed requires confirming but believed to have been due to being low on power.
(2) 47537 removed at Preston due to being low on fuel.
Source : Martin Birchall
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