30th December 1961
Leicester Railway Society
|Stock Used||4x corridor coaches|
Route : 2T51 throughout
Leicester London Road - Wigston South - Broughton Astley - Ullesthorpe - Rugby Midland
|42331||Rugby Midland - Leicester London Road|
(1) Train carried an LRS headboard. Photographic stops were taken at intermediate stations; Wigston (South), Countesthorpe, Broughton Astley, Leire Halt & Ullesthorpe for approx 10 minutes at each station. Due to severe weather conditions (cold & snow) on arrival into Rugby train returned almost immediately and ran non stop to Leicester (London Road).
From The John Debens Ticket Collection.
Sources : John Debens & Vic Smith/Brian Holland
Timings (Booked and Actual)
(from Vic Smith/Brian Holland)
|Leicester London Road||??.??d||14.00d [P1]||??.??a||(16.20) [P1]|
[northbound bay platform]
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