14th May 1988
The Cumbrian Mountain Express
(Cambridge Railway Circle 20th Anniversary)
|Locos Used||37015, 47442, 47535, 47537 & steam: 4498 'Sir Nigel Gresley'|
|47535||Cambridge - Ely - Whittlsea - Peterborough - (via ECML) - Tuxford (1)|
|37015 + 47535 (1)||Tuxford - Doncaster - Wakefield Westgate - Leeds|
|47537||Leeds - Appleby|
|4498||Appleby - Leeds - York|
|47442||York - Doncaster - (reverse of outward route) - Cambridge|
(1) 47535 failed.
(2) Train also ran on 7th and 21st May - details required.
(3) Route confirmation required. Although ticket showed the destination to be Carlisle, it is presumed late running due to the loco failure caused the turn-around at Appleby instead?
Sources : 'Rugby Town', Stewart Levett & Dave Lodwick
Stewart Levett's ticket.
Two photos of the train, from 'Rugby Town'.
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