18th September 1955

Railway and Canal Historical Society

Did this train run? Information taken from pre-tour advertising.

Loco(s) Used ?????

Route :

Loco(s) Route
????? 11.30d Waterloo Goods (Liverpool) - Edge Hill - Olive Mount Jn - Rainhill - Earlestown - Ordsall Lane - 16.35a Manchester Exchange
????? Manchester Exchange - (?reverse of outward route?) - Edge Hill - Liverpool Lime Street (18.31a)

Notes :
(1) Route & loco confirmation required. To commemorate the 125th anniversary of the opening of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway. SLS members were invited to travel on this train. Stops were to be made at a number of places of historical interest. The stops at Edge Hill and Ordsall Lane were to include time for the passengers to walk down the respective goods branches to the original L&MR termini at Liverpool Crown Street and Manchester Liverpool Road.

Source : Ian Clark (SLS)

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