17th March 1979

British Rail
(Day Excursion)

Tour cancelled due to poor ticket sales, passengers who were booked (only 4!) using service trains instead.

Planned route & locos:

Loco Route
unspecified Liverpool - Bournemouth
unspecified Bournemouth - Liverpool

Service Trains used:

Traction Route
86001 08.04 dep Liverpool Lime St - London Euston
EMU 11.30 dep London Waterloo (to Weymouth) as far as Bournemouth
47477 16.39 (ex-Poole) Bournemouth - Reading
47502 16.39 (ex-Poole) Reading - Birmingham New Street
86219 16.39 (ex-Poole) Birmingham New Street - Liverpool Lime St

Source : Pete Rogers

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