19th April 1980

The Great Western Rail Tour

Locos Used 82006, 25032 & 25088

Route :

Loco Route
82006 Wigan North Western, Warrington, Crewe, Stafford, Bushbury, Bescot, Aston, Birmingham New Street.
25032 & 25088 Birmingham New Street, Solihull, Leamington, Oxford, Didcot (1), Swindon (2), Kemble, Standish Jct, Cheltenham, Worcester, Droitwich Spa, Stourbridge Jct, Galton Jct, Birmingham New Street.
82006 Birmingham New Street, Dudley Port, Wolverhampton, Crewe, Warrington, Wigan.

Notes :
(1) Drop off tour participants for GWS Didcot
(2) Drop off for tour of Swindon Works

Source : David Hills
Compiled from contemporary reports.

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