10th September 1960

R.C.T.S. (East Midlands Branch)
The Gypsum Mines Tour

Locos Used 'Lady Angela' (P1690/26) & 41280
Stock Used [1] : four open wagons plus box van
[2] : brake van, four open wagons  plus box van
[3] : three ?ex-LMS? passenger coaches

Route :

Loco Stock Route
'Lady Angela' [1] just north of Kegworth station - Gypsum Mine's Ltd Kingston-on-Soar works
(by road) double-decker
Gypsum Mine's Ltd Kingston-on-Soar works to Gotham Public Siding
41280 [2] Gotham Public Siding - Gotham Jn
41280 [3] Gotham Jn - Ruddington - Nottingham Goods South Jn - Nottingham Queens Walk Goods

Sources : Gary Thornton, John Debens & David Wignall

Photo Review

Kegworth station sidings - the train departed here at 15.30
(photo: The John Debens Collection)

Passengers de-train for a photo-stop in Gotham Road Beet Siding
(photo: The John Debens Collection)

Passing under the Midland Mainline at Kegworth
(photo: T.G.Hepburn/The John Debens Collection)

41280 at Gotham Jn...detraining from the wagons into coaching stock
(photo: Quayle/The John Debens Collection)

The train, paused at Nottingham Queens Walk Goods, at 18.35
(photo: The John Debens Collection)

From The John Debens Ticket Collection.

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