11th June 1964
(Household Cavalry Special)
|Loco Used||at least D7099|
|D7099||10.05 Wadebridge - Exeter St Davids - Exeter Central - (via Southern mainline) - Kensington|
(1) Route & loco confirmation required. Train was up to 20 vehicles, including four-wheelers, tare weight 316 tons which D7099 managed to get unassisted up the bank between Exeter St Davids & Exeter Central. It was to get the Household Cavalry home from the Royal Cornwall Show.
Source : Gary Thornton (from contemporary sources)
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