14th June 1964
|34079||Bristol Temple Meads - Gloucester Eastgate - Bromsgrove - Birmingham New Street - Lichfield City - Burton-on-Trent - Derby|
|34079||Derby - Uttoxeter - Stoke-on-Trent - Crewe|
|34079||Crewe - Rugeley - Walsall - Wednesbury - (via Princes End branch) - Tipton - Gloucester Eastgate - Bristol Temple Meads|
(1) Route confirmation required. Believed 34079 worked throughout (seen at Bristol, Lickey & Crewe) but confirmation required. On the return leg it was seen passing Monument Lane, Birmingham, heading south. Richard Glover also confirms: 34079 certainly pulled us out of Birmingham on the outward journey. We toured Derby Works, Crewe Works and Crewe North Shed, but I don't have any note about visiting Crewe South shed
From The John Debens Ticket Collection.
Sources : Gary Thornton, John Clifford, Howard
Sprenger (from contemporary sources),
Colin Mytton (saw the train passing through Birmingham, heading south) & Richard Glover
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