12th April 1992
|Loco(s) Used||at least steam: 71000 'Duke of Gloucester'|
|71000||London Paddington - Gerrards Cross - Aynho Jn - Banbury - Leamington Spa - Dorridge - Landor Street Jn - Derby - Ambergate Jn - Clay Cross South Jn - Chesterfield - Dore Station Jn - Sheffield|
|diesel||Sheffield - (reverse of outward route) - Aynho Jn - Oxford - Didcot - (via GWML) - London Paddington|
(1) Route confirmation required. Photographed at Saunderton, Hatton Bank, Dorridge and Belper.
Source : Mike Slassor
Timings (Booked Only)
(from Mike Slassor & John Broderick)
|Saunderton||?||approx. 40mins late|
|Gerrards Cross||??.??a ~ 10.26d||?|
|Banbury||11.53a ~ 12.38d||?||20/12||?|
|Dorridge||13w36a ~ 14w09d||?||?||?|
|Landor Street Jn||14c38 ~ 14c40d||?||19c23 ~ 19c24||?|
|Derby||15.35a ~ 16.21d||?||18*32 ~ 18*41||?|
Associated Light Engine Moves
71000 + 2 vehicles were booked to dep
Sheffield at 17:40 and run via the Swinton &Knottingley Joint line to York NRM.
(this was perhaps in connection with the Royal opening of the revamped NRM Great Hall which was planned to be on Thursday 16 April 1992).
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