24th September 1966

Andrew Turk
The County of Hants

Tour cancelled for reason(s) unknown but suspected to have been that insufficient time was allowed between advertising and tour running date as advertising leaflet stated "please book right away - there are only a few days before the tour" and also that "tickets can be sent, or may be collected at the barrier".

Planned route & locos:

Booked Loco(s) Booked Route
Unrebuilt 'West Country' London Waterloo - Guildford
Stanier 'Black 5' Guildford - Fareham
2x 412xx 2-6-2T's Fareham - Gosport
2x 412xx 2-6-2T's Gosport - Fareham - Totton
2 x 'USA' tank locos Totton - Fawley
2 x 'USA' tank locos Fawley - Totton
2x 412xx 2-6-2T's Totton - Lymington Pier
3MT 77014 & BR Standard Class 5 Lymington Pier - Eastleigh - Salisbury
Stanier 'Black 5' Salisbury - Reading - Guildford
Unrebuilt 'West Country' Guildford - Effingham Junction - London Waterloo

From The John Debens Ticket Collection.

Source : John Clifford

Times (Advertised Only)
(from John Debens)

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Waterloo 09.05d 20.22a

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