26th May 1980

Thompson B1 Locomotive Society
(Rainhill Excursion)

Loco Used at least 47011
Stock Used 8x mark 1's

Route : 1Z38 throughout

Loco Route
47011 London Kings Cross - (via ECML) - Doncaster - Adwick - South Kirkby Jn - Hare Park Jn - Wakefield Kirkgate - Horbury Jn - Thornhill LNW Jn - Huddersfield - Stalybridge - Miles Platting - Manchester Victoria
47011 Manchester Victoria - (reverse of outward route) - London Kings Cross

Notes :
(1) Confirmation is required that 47011 was used throughout. Upon arrival into Manchester, participants used one of the shuttle services that operated between Manchester and Liverpool to get to Rainhill.

Source : Steve Rueth

Timings (Booked Only)
(from Steve Rueth)

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Kings Cross 07.10d 00.50a
Manchester Victoria 11.07a 20.45d

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