29th - 30th September 1984
Exmouth Round Table
Blackpool Illuminations Special
|Locos Used||40099, 47201, 47447, 47463, 47559 & 86251|
1Z?? : Plymouth to Blackpool North
1Z70 : Blackpool North to Plymouth
|47463||Plymouth - Birmingham New Street|
|86251||Birmingham New Street - (via WCML) - Preston|
|47447||Preston - Blackpool North|
|47201||Blackpool North - Preston|
|86251||Preston - Crewe|
|40099 (1)||Crewe - Stafford|
|86251||Stafford - Wembley Yard|
|47559||Wembley Yard - Plymouth|
(1) plus 86251 dead-in-tow.
(2) Carried headboard 'Round Table Blackpool Illuminations Special'.
(3) Nick Perring comments "This train was so late leaving Crewe it was diverted via London got back to Plymouth about 1200". Booked and actual route confirmation required. Alan Gears comments: A long delay at Crewe as the lines were out and there was no loco. After kicking up a fuss I well remember control saying to Station staff 'Get that f*****g 40 of the stone train and get the f*****g Plymouth train out of here
Sources : Peter Cooper, Nick Perring & Alan Gears (tour
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