9th May 1992

Bedford Bletchley Rail User's Association

(B.B.R.U.A. Special Train No.15)

DMU's Used 2x 2-car sets (?)

Route :

DMU Route
as listed Bedford - Ridgmont - Bletchley - (via WCML) - Wembley Central - Kensal Green Jn
as listed Kensal Green Jn - Willesden Junction HL - Acton Wells Jn - Kew East Jn - Old Kew Jn - Hounslow - Staines - Virginia Water - West Byfleet - Woking - Guildford - Haslemere - Havant - Farlington Jn - Hilsea - Portsmouth & Southsea
as listed Portsmouth & Southsea - (?reverse of outward route?) - ??? (2) - (reverse of outward route) - Bedford

Notes :
(1) There was an option for passengers to go by luxury coach to the Mid Hants Railway. The outward leg from Alresford to Alton was made behind a S15 Schools class steam loco, confirmation is required if it also hauled the return leg.
(2) Return routing at Willesden not clear - train was however delayed by a points failure in the Willesden area and ended up back at Bedford about 1 hour late as a result.

Source : Nigel Benning

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