23rd July 1977

Lea Valley Railway Club
The Silver Jubilee Special

HST Used 253026 formed : 43053+41053+41054+40517+42078+42079+40025+42080+42089+43052

Route :

HST Route
as listed 07.40 London Kings Cross - (via ECML) - Edinburgh Waverley
as listed 16.47 Edinburgh Waverley - (via ECML) - London Kings Cross

Notes :
(1) HST confirmation required. This is believed to have been the first HST to carry fare paying passengers on the ECML. Proceeds from this railtour went to the Prince's Trust. The set was permitted to run at 125mph on sections of the route already passed for line speed.

Sources : LASERman & Kevin Daniel

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