19th January 1994

(privately organised)
(?no name?)

Loco Used 37419
Stock Used 2x mark 2's

Route :

Loco Route
37419 York - Darlington - Bishop Aukland - Eastgate (cement works)
37419 Eastgate (cement works) - Bishop Aukland - Darlington - York

Notes :
Conveyed dignitaries such as then Transport Minister Roger Freeman and Pete Waterman as first promotion of the Weardale Railway. The train entered the now closed Blue Circle cement works and the 37 was shunt released by the BC shunter. This was the last train to proceed beyond Stanhope to Eastgate.

37419 passes the former Eastgate station (photo: Mark Harrington)

Source : Mark Harrington

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