1st October 1994

S.R.P.S. Railtours

Locos Used at least steam: 60532 'Blue Peter'

Route :

Loco(s) Route
60532 Edinburgh Waverley - York
60532 York - Durham (2)
????? Durham - Edinburgh Waverley

Notes :
(1) This was the first run of a preserved steam locomotive between Edinburgh and Newcastle.
(2) After an unscheduled stop at Durham, as the train began to accelerate of the viaduct, 60532 went into uncontrollable wheelslip resulting in major damage to the locomotive and injury to the driver. Repairs to the locomotive took some 18 months to complete.

Sources : various including Brian Knights

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