20th July 1980
British Rail (Birmingham
|Locos Used||37022, 47135 & 47216|
|47216||Wolverhampton - Dudley Port - Galton Jn - Soho South Jn - Birmingham New Street - Proof House Jn - Landor Street Jn - Water Orton - Nuneaton - Hinckley - Leicester - (via MML) - Trent - Beeston - Nottingham - Bingham - Grantham - (via ECML) - Peterborough - March - Ely West Jn - Ely North Jn - Brandon - Thetford - Wymondham - Norwich|
|37022||Norwich - ??? - Great Yarmouth|
|37022||Great Yarmouth - ??? - Norwich|
|47135||Norwich - (reverse of outward route) - Peterborough - Stamford - Oakham - Melton Mowbray - Syston South Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Wolverhampton|
(1) Peter Finan comments: 47216 was failed on Norwich shed shortly before the return of the stock from Yarmouth, 47135 was made ready commendably quickly & the train was about 10 minutes late leaving Norwich.
Source : Peter Finan (on train from Birmingham New Street
to Norwich and return)
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