5th December 2009

Spitfire Railtours
The Christmas Cracker II

Tour cancelled as rolling stock provider could not supply a kitchen car.

Route :
1Z95 : Eastleigh to Lincoln Central
1Z96 : Lincoln Central to Eastleigh

Booked Loco(s) Booked Route
2x WCRC class 37's Eastleigh - Winchester - Basingstoke - Farnborough Main - Woking - Addlestone Jn - Virginia Water - Hounslow - Kew East Jn - Acton Wells Jn - Acton Canal Wharf Jn - Willesden Jn No.7 - (via WCML) - Bletchley - Fenny Stratford - Bedford - (via MML) - Trent - Nottingham - Newark Castle - Boultham Jn - Lincoln Central
2x WCRC class 37's Lincoln Central - (reverse of outward route) - Bedford - (via MML) - Brent Curve Jn - Dudding Hill Jn - Acton Wells Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Eastleigh

Notes :
(1) From the Spitfire Railtours Website: it is with regret that we have no alternative but to cancel this trip. On Tuesday 24th, we were advised by our Train Operating Company/Rolling Stock Provider that they are unable to provide us with the necessary Kitchen car for our train. This vehicle was to provide our onboard Dining catering and also the catering service for First and Standard class. Unfortunately, with no alternative suitable vehicle available we have no choice but to regrettably cancel our trip.

Sources : various

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