5th May 1973
John Cameron / S.R.P.S.
Scottish Steam No.1
|Locos Used||at least steam: 60009 'Union of South Africa'|
|?????||Edinburgh Waverley - ??? - Inverkeithing|
|60009||Inverkeithing - ??? - Dundee|
|?????||Dundee - ??? - Pitlochry|
|?????||Pitlochry - ??? - Newburgh - Ladybank|
|60009||Ladybank - Dunfermline - Inverkeithing|
|?????||Inverkeithing - ??? - Edinburgh Waverley|
(1) Route & loco confirmation required. Contemporary reports stated that the use of 60009 on this date 'brought main-line steam working back to Scotland' and that it was 'the first steam trip on the Scottish routes sanctioned by British Rail for steam excursions in 1973 and the first main-line steam in Fife for seven years'.
Sources : Iain Gent, Brian A. Knights & Andy Carr
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