9th October 1965
The Zulu Rail Tour
Did this train run?
Details taken from pre-tour advertising.
Not listed in RCTS index of tours therefore is is presumed not.
|Advertised Loco(s)||Advertised Route|
|Hughes 'Crab' 2-6-0||Birkenhead - Chester - Crewe|
|ex-GWR Hall class or 7029 'Clun Castle'||Crewe - market Drayton - Wolverhampton LL - (via ex-GWR main line, Bicester) - London Paddington|
|4079 'Pendennis Castle'||London Paddington - Reading - Oxford - Worcester Shrub Hill - Dudley - Wolverhampton LL - Shrewsbury - Wrexham - (via Chester curve) - Rock Ferry - Birkenhead Woodside|
(1) Passengers joining at Crewe or Chester were able to use their tour tickets to get back by service trains from Shrewsbury and Wrexham respectively.
Sources : John Debens & Ian Clark (SLS)
Timings (Advertised Only)
(from John Debens)
|Location||Advertised (out)||Advertised (rtn)|
|Shrewsbury||-||19.03a ~ ??.??d|
|Wolverhampton LL||??.??a ~ 10.24d||?|
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