7th September 1958
Royal Observer Corps
|D201||(?Leeds?) - Retford - Tuxford North Jn - Tuxford West Jn - Nottingham Victoria - Loughborough Central - Leicester Central - Rugby Central - Woodford Halse - Culworth Jn - Banbury Jn - Oxford - Didcot - Reading West Curve - Basingstoke|
|D201||Basingstoke - Farnborough|
|D201||Farnborough - Basingstoke|
|D201||Basingstoke - (reverse of outward route) - Retford - (?Leeds?)|
A tour organised by Alan Pegler, (of Retford and of "Flying Scotsman" fame), on behalf of the 'Royal Observer Corps'. Similarly named tours also ran in other years , for the Farnborough Air Show.
Source : John Salmon (joined/left the train at Retford)
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