25th September 1994

The Continental Farewell

Loco Used 70000 'Britannia' (2)

Route :

Loco Route
70000 London Victoria -  Balham - Crystal Palace - Beckenham Junction - Petts Wood - Tonbridge - Ashford - Dover Western Docks
70000 Dover Western Docks - (reverse of outward route) - London Victoria

Notes :
(1) This was the last day of use at Western Docks, the station having closed to regular passengers the previous day. During the layover at Dover Western Docks the tour stock was used to run two mini-tours ('Kentish Wanderer A' & 'Kentish Wanderer B').
(2) 70000 'Britannia' running as 70014 'Iron Duke', a former regular locomotive on the 'Golden Arrow' boat trains.
(3) Off tour option: day trip to Calais, with passengers conveyed by Routemaster bus to Dover Eastern Docks.

Sources : Colin Redfearn, Nick Lawford & Nick Bartlett

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