7th September 1958
Society (Midland Area)
(Special Train to Gloucester, Swindon and Didcot)
|Loco(s) Used||at least 3440 'City of Truro'|
|?????||Birmingham Snow Hill - Stratford-upon-Avon - Gloucester Central - Yate - Westerleigh - Swindon - Didcot - Stratford-upon-Avon - Birmingham Snow Hill|
(1) Route & traction confirmation required - 3440 'City of Truro' was filmed at Swindon on this train. For visits to both sheds at Gloucester and also Swindon Works. A pre-tour advert suggests a change of traction was booked at Westerleigh, to 3440 'City of Truro'. Two buses ran a shuttle service between Gloucester Central station and the entrance to the former G.W. and Midland Loco Sheds.
From The John Debens Ticket Collection.
Sources : John Debens, Ian Clark (SLS) & Rick
Timings (Booked Only)
(from Ian Clark (SLS))
|Location||Booked (out)||Booked (rtn)|
|Birmingham Snow Hill||09.15d||21.11a|
|Stratford-upon-Avon||??.??a ~ 09.56d||20.20a ~ ??.??d|
|Gloucester Central||10.53a ~ 12.30d||-|
|Didcot||-||18.15a ~ 18.55d|
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