26th March 1994


Locos Used at least 47823 'S.S. Great Britain' & steam: 46203 'Princess Margaret Rose'
Stock Used InterCity liveried coaches

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Notes :
(1) Route & loco confirmation required. Jim Porter comments: On this day I had taken my son for a day out train spotting at Paddington. On Platform 8 there was a highly polished 47823 'S.S. Great Britain' with an equally polished rake of intercity coaches. On making enquiries I was told that it was a special train to celebrate 25 years of the Intercity service. I assumed that another intercity loco would be taking it out but when we made our way to the end of an adjoining platform I was surprised to see that the train was to be hauled by 46203 'Princess Margaret Rose'.

The surprise that was waiting for Jim Porter at the end of the platform at
Paddington! (photo: Jim Porter)

Source : Jim Porter

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