21st April 1973
(Explore Britain By Train)
|Loco(s) Used||at least ?E3185?|
|?????||Liverpool Lime Street - St Helens Junction - Earlestown - Warrington Bank Quay - Crewe - Stafford - Rugeley - Walsall - Birmingham - Oxford - Didcot - Reading - Latchmere Jn - Longhedge Jn - London Victoria|
|?????||London Victoria - (via West London line) - Old Oak Common - High Wycombe - Banbury - Birmingham - Wolverhampton - Shrewsbury - Crewe - (reverse of outward route) - Liverpool Lime Street|
(1) Loco confirmation required, E3185 may have been used at some stage but this needs confirming. Route confirmation is also required, above being taken from the tour advertising leaflet.
A visit to the Clapham Museum of British Transport was included in the £2.70 return fare. The museum was closed not long after and this was advertised as a last chance to make a visit.
Source : Clive Hanley
Timings (Provisional Only)
|Location||Booked (out)||Booked (rtn)|
|Liverpool Lime Street||08.10d||22.14a|
|St Helens Junction||08.29d||21.53a|
|Warrington Bank Quay||08.48d||21.35a|
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