1st December 1984

F + W Tours
The Buxton Bullet

Locos Used 25089, 25245, 40044, 45034, 47121 & 47189

Route : 1Z40 throughout

Loco(s) Route
47121 Plymouth – Exeter St Davids – Taunton – Weston-Super-Mare  – Bristol Temple Meads – Bristol Parkway – Cheltenham Spa – Worcester Shrub Hill – Stourbridge Junction – Dudley – Bescot Curve Jn – Bescot Yard
25089 + 25245 Bescot Yard – Perry Barr North Jn – Soho North Jn – Wolverhampton – Stafford – Basford Hall Jn – Sydney Bridge Jn – Sandbach – Wilmslow – Stockport
40044 Stockport - Hazel Grove - Buxton
45034 (1) Buxton - Buxton Jn
40044 Buxton Jn – Great Rocks Jn – Chinley North Jn – New Mills South Jn – Cheadle Jn – Skelton Jn – Altrincham – Northwich – Sandbach – Crewe – Shrewsbury – Cosford – Stafford Road Jn – Bushbury Jn – Stafford
47189 Stafford – Bescot – Perry Barr North Jn – Soho North Jn – Galton Jn – Stourbridge Junction – Worcester Shrub Hill – Cheltenham – Bristol Parkway –Bristol Temple Meads – Taunton – Exeter St David’s – Plymouth

Notes :
(1) 40044 on rear.

Source : Lee Nash (Joined/left the train at Stourbridge Junction)
&
Ian Monkton (Joined/left the train at Bristol Temple Meads)

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40044 waits to leave Stockport for Buxton (photo: Ian Jordan)


At Buxton, 45034 waits for its small moment of fame (photo: Ian Jordan)


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