16th August 1984

S.L.O.A.
The Cumbrian Mountain Express

Did this train run? Details taken from pre-tour advertising.

Loco(s) Used ?????

Route :

Loco(s) Route
????? London Euston - Carlisle
????? Carlisle - London Euston

Notes :
(1) Route confirmation required. Advertised to run from London Euston every Thursday from June 28th to September 13th. Usually ran as either;
'Northbound' - to Carnforth with electric traction for steam to Hellifield then steam over the S&C to Carlisle; electric traction back to Euston or 'Southbound' - to Carlisle with electric traction for steam over the S&C to Hellifield then steam to Carnforth; electric traction back to Euston. A similar service was booked to run every Sunday from 1st July to 9th September from London Kings Cross.

Source : Ian McDonald

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