27th December 1984

H.L.P.G. / S.L.O.A.
Santa Steam Special

Locos Used 47416, 40118 & steam: 777 'Sir Lamiel'
Stock Used Cumbrian Mountain Pullman set

Route : 1Z25 throughout

Loco Route
47416 London Kings Cross - (via ECML) - Doncaster - Wakefield Westgate - Leeds
777 Leeds - Skipton - Hellifield - Settle Jn - Appleby
40118 Appleby - Skipton - Leeds
47416 Leeds - (reverse of outward route) - London Kings Cross

Notes :
(1) Michael Landon comments: 40118 from Appleby had a severed steam heat pipe hence it was a very cold run from Appleby Leeds!

Sources : Henry Allum, Harry Harper & Michael Landon

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