8th June 1968

Branch Line Society
Clayliner No.2

Traction Used W55029

Route :

DMU Route
as listed Plymouth - Liskeard (mainline platform) (1)
as listed Liskeard (Looe branch platform) - Moorswater
as listed Moorswater - Liskeard (Looe branch platform) (1)
as listed Liskeard (mainline platform) - Lostwithiel - Golant - Fowey - Bridge Jn - St Blazey - Goonbarrow Jn - Bugle - St Dennis Jn - Meedor Mill
as listed Meedor Mill - St Dennis Jn - Bugle - Goonbarrow Jn
as listed Goonbarrow Jn - East Caudledown
as listed East Caudledown - Goonbarrow Jn - Bugle - Carbis Wharf
as listed Carbis Wharf - Bugle - Goonbarrow Jn - Par
as listed Par - St Austell - Burngullow - Parkandillack
as listed Parkandillack - Burngullow - St Austell
as listed St Austell - St Austell Motorail Bay
as listed St Austell Motorail Bay - Par - Plymouth

Notes :
(1) Passengers had to walk between platforms whilst the DMU traversed the link empty.
(2) Tour was a re-run of the sold out 'Clayliner' run by the Plymouth Railway Circle on 11th May 1968.
(3) A photograph for sale on the Internet of the tour at Fowey gives the identity of the DMU as W55029 and shows it with a 2A64 headcode; was this correct and used throughout? Confirmation is also required that the same single-car unit was used throughout.

From The John Debens Ticket Collection.

Sources : Bernard Mills & Stuart Mackay

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