23rd & 24th August 1980
British Rail (Birmingham
(Edinburgh Military Tattoo)
|Locos Used||at least 40024, 40103, 47348, 82006 & 83011|
|23/08||?????||Banbury - Leamington Spa - Kenilworth - Coventry|
|23/08||83011||Coventry - Birmingham International - Stechford - Proof House Jn - Birmingham New Street - Soho South Jn - Galton Jn - Dudley Port - Wolverhampton - Stafford - (via WCML) - Carstairs South Jn - Carstairs|
|23/08||40103||Carstairs - Carstairs East Jn - Midcalder Jn - Slateford Jn - Haymarket - Edinburgh Waverley|
|24/08||40024||Edinburgh Waverley - (reverse of outward route) - Carstairs East Jn - Carstairs South Jn|
|24/08||82006||Carstairs South Jn - (via WCML) - Preston|
|24/08||47348||Preston - Euxton Jn - Horwich - Bolton - Agecroft Jn - Manchester Victoria - Ashton Moss Jn - Denton Jn - Stockport - Sandbach - Crewe - (reverse of outward route) - Banbury|
(1) This excursion was one of three operated over three consecutive weekends to enable people to visit the annual Edinburgh Military Tattoo.
Source : Peter Finan (joined/left the train at
Birmingham New Street)
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