14th September 1996
The Geordie Choppers
|Locos Used||08633, 20304, 20305 & 58011|
1Z58 throughout except :
1Z08 : Newcastle - Newcastle (via loop)
|58011||Bristol Temple Meads to Preston via Cheltenham Spa - Worcester Shrub Hill - Bromsgrove - Selly Oak - Birmingham New St. - Aston - Bescot - Bushbury Jn - Stafford - Crewe|
|20304 + 20305||Preston to Newcastle via Oxenholme - Upperby Jn - Petteril Bridge Jn - Hexham|
|08633||Newcastle to Newcastle via King Edward Bridge - High Level Bridge|
|20304 + 20305||Newcastle to Carnforth via York - Leeds - Skipton - Settle Jn - Wennington|
|58011||Carnforth to Bristol Temple Meads via Preston - Crewe - Stafford - Bushbury Jn - Bescot - Perry Barr North Jn - Soho South Jn - Birmingham New St. - Camp Hill - Bromsgrove - Worcester Shrub Hill - Cheltenham Spa|
(1) 20304 + 20305 on the outward run ran via the Upperby Jn - Petteril Bridge Jn curve rather than reversing in Carlisle station as booked, and on the return run the 20's were replaced by 58011 at Carnforth instead of the booked changeover point of Preston.
Source : Richard Hughes
(joined and left train at Stafford)
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