23rd May 1998
The York & Scarborough Liner
|Locos Used||47207, 47279 & 47361|
|47207 + 47279||05.22 Finsbury Park - Freight Terminal Jn - Camden Road East Jn - Acton Wells Jn - Acton Main Line - Reading - Didcot Parkway - Swindon - Bath Spa - North Somerset Jn - Dr Days Jn - Bristol Parkway - Cheltenham Spa - Worcester Shrub Hill - Droitwich Spa - Bromsgrove - Selly Oak - Birmingham New Street - Tamworth - Derby - Sheffield - Swinton - Doncaster|
|47361||Doncaster - (via ECML) - York - Scarborough|
|47361||16.13 Scarborough - York - (via ECML) - Doncaster|
|47279 + 47361||Doncaster - (reverse of outward route) - Ealing Broadway (1)|
(1) Paul Wilkins & Mark Hare both confirm the train train terminated at Ealing Broadway rather than working back to Finsbury Park (due to "alleged" engineering works on the North London line according to Paul). Richard Rooker believes this was "as booked".
47279 + 47361 at Doncaster on the return (photo: Richard Rooker)
Source : Richard Hughes
(joined/left train at Didcot Parkway)
(with additional noted information from Paul Wilkins, Mark Hare & Richard Rooker)
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