31st August 1991
|Locos Used||47805, 47971 & 86244|
|Stock Used||Pilkington 'K' set|
Route : 1Z16 throughout
|47971 (1)||Blackpool North - Kirkham & Wesham - Preston - (via WCML) - Stafford - Bushbury Jn - Portobello Jn - Bescot Stadium - Perry Barr North Jn (1) - Soho South Jn - Birmingham New Street - Proof House Jn - St Andrews Jn - Bordesley Jn - King's Norton - Bromsgrove - Stoke Works Jn - Abbotswood Jn - Cheltenham Spa - Gloucester|
|47805||Gloucester - (reverse of outward route) - Blackpool North|
(1) 47971 slipped to a stand leaving Perry Barr, resulting in 86244 being called upon to provide banking assistance.
Source : Martin Birchall
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