1st April 1984
|Locos Used||40028 - 40035 - 47146 & 47201|
Route : 1Z09 throughout
|47201||Birmingham New Street - Bescot - Walsall - Ryecroft Jn - Rugeley - Stafford - Crewe|
|40035||Crewe - Winsford - Walton Old Jn - Arpley Jn - Skelton Jn - Northenden Jn - Edgeley Jn - Stockport|
|40028||Stockport - Reddish South - Guide Bridge - Stalybridge - Huddersfield - Healey Mills - Wakefield Kirkgate - Calder Bridge Jn - Hare Park Jn - South Kirkby Jn - Adwick Jn - Bentley Crossing - Doncaster (for works visit) - Mexborough - Rotherham - Masborough South Jn - Beighton Jn - Chesterfield - Trowell Jn - Toton - Attenborough (entire train ferried by bus to Toton for visit). Attenborough - Long Eaton - Derby - Chesterfield - Dore South/West Jn - Edale - Chinley - Guide Bridge - Stockport - Crewe|
|47146||Crewe - Stafford - Wolverhampton - Birmingham New Street|
(1) Si Carter comments: it was a catalogue of errors - actually. 40013 was originally booked from Birmingham but failed. 035 was scrambled from CD to take over from the 47 but was removed at Stockport after her boiler failed (it was a very cold day). 028 came from Longsight to carry on. She didn't have enough fuel to return all the way to New St though - hence 47146.
40028 at Doncaster (photo: Ian Jordan)
Sources : Paul Bettany (joined/left train at Crewe), Si
& Jeremy Sleightholm (on from Birmingham to Crewe)
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