17th October 1998

Hertfordshire Rail Tours
Trawsfynydd Lament

Locos Used 47785, 56108 & 86401
Stock Used 13x green mark 1's

Route : 1T70 throughout

Loco(s) Route
86401 London Euston - Watford Junction - Crewe
47785 (1) Crewe - Llandudno Junction
56108 (2) Llandudno Junction - Trawsfynydd
47785 (1) Trawsfynydd - Llandudno Junction
56108 (2) Llandudno Junction - Crewe
86401 Crewe - London Euston

Notes :
(1) 56108 on rear.
(2) 47785 on rear.
(3) Train was some four hours late back to London owing to the diesel locos being late onto the train at Crewe and the path being lost on the Blaenau Ffestiniog branch.

Sources : Alex McGlasham (joined/left the train at Watford Junction) & Kevin Driscoll

Photo Review


56108 at Bleanau Ffestiniog North station (photo: John Cowlishaw)


47785 just north of Trawsfynydd PS sidings (photo: John Cowlishaw)


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