24th May 1980

(Rocket 150 Excursion - Train 1)

Locos Used 81008 & 86250

Route :

Loco Route
86250 08.15 London Euston - Watford Junction (08.32d) - Liverpool Lime Street
81008 18.53 Liverpool Lime Street - Watford Junction - London Euston

Notes :
(1) Route confirmation required. Passengers used shuttle services to get to/from Rainhill. The ticket letter and ticket classed this as "train 1" and Alan Osborn confirms he was aware of no less than eight departures from Euston that morning (5 for BR, one of which terminated at Allerton and 3 for private operators, two of which terminated at Runcorn) and he personally travelled on "train 4".

Two of Robert Frise's tickets for this train.

Sources : Robert Frise (joined/left the train at Watford Junction) & Alan Osborn

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