22nd October 1988
The Pennine Fifties
|Locos Used||50033 & 50034|
Route : 1Z26 throughout
|50033 + 50034||Birmingham New Street - Bromsgrove - Worcester Shrub Hill - Cheltenham Spa - Dr Days Jn - (1) - Bristol Temple Meads|
|50033 + 50034||Bristol Temple Meads - (1) North Somerset Jn - Bath Spa - Bradford-on-Avon - Bradford North Jn - Bradford West Jn - Melksham - Swindon - Reading - Ealing Broadway - Willesden Junction High Level - Harringay Park Jn - Hertford North - Stevenage - (via ECML) - Doncaster - Crofton West Jn - Wakefield Kirkgate - Huddersfield - Manchester Victoria - Earlestown - Liverpool Lime Street|
|50033 + 50034||Liverpool Lime Street - Runcorn - Crewe - Rugeley - Walsall - Perry Barr North Jn - Soho South Jn - Birmingham New Street - (via Camp Hill) - Barnt Green - Worcester Shrub Hill - Stroud - Swindon|
(1) Originally uploaded as using the Dr Days Jn to North Somerset Jn curve however The Creech Crusader has photographic evidence the train went into Bristol Temple Meads and reversed - was this booked route or an on-the-day diversion from the booked route?
Sources : Simon Skidmore
(left the train at Birmingham New Street),
Lee Nash, Nick Lawford & The Creech Crusader
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