24th September 1966
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)|
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