24th June 1973
Great Western Society
Great Western Returns
|Locos Used||at least 151 & steam: 60000 'King George V' & 6998 'Burton Agnes Hall'|
|diesel?||London Paddington - Didcot|
|6998||Didcot - Worcester - Hereford|
|6000||Hereford - Shrewsbury|
|6000||Shrewsbury - Hereford|
|6998||Hereford - Worcester Shrub Hill|
|151 + 6998||Worcester Shrub Hill - Didcot|
|diesel?||Didcot - London Paddington|
(1) Thsi was 6998's first main line working in preservation. Diesel 151 hauled 6998 from Worcester Shrub Hill to Didcot due to hole in superheater element causing poor steaming.
Source : Vic Smith
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