20th October 1973

B.R. (E.R.)
(Happy Wanderer Excursion)

Locos Used class 47(s)
Stock Used Approx. 10 coaches

Route :

Loco Route
???? ??? - Romford - Ilford - Forest Gate Jn - Stratford - Channelsea Jn - Dalston Eastern Jn - Canonbury Jn - Finsbury Park - (via ECML) - Doncaster - Adwick Jn - Hare Park Jn - Goose Hill Jn - Altofts Jn - Methley Jn - Guisley Jn - Shipley - Keighley
???? Keighley - (?reverse of outward route?) - Romford - ???

Notes :
(1) Starting/finishing point (?Colchester, Clacton or Southend Victoria?), loco & return details required.

Source : Adrian Brown (joined/left the train at Romford)

Timings (Actual Only)
(from Adrian Brown)

Location Booked
??? ??.??d
Romford ??.??a ~ 09.10d
Ilford (by Carriage Sidings) 09.19 ~ 09.21
Ilford 09.23a ~ 09.26d
Forest Gate Jn 09/28
Stratford 09.32a ~ 09.35d
Finsbury Park 09/52
Wood Green 09/58
Welwyn Garden City 10/17
Hitchin 10/29
Sandy 10/38
Huntingdon 10/48
Peterborough 11/00
Stoke Summit 11/18
Grantham 11/23
Barkston South Jn 11/26
Claypole 11/29
Newark North Gate 11/33
Carlton-on-Trent 11/37
Retford 11/46
Doncaster 12.01 ~ 12.04
Elmsall Jn 12/17
Crofton Jn 12/27
Goose Hill Jn 12/38
Normanton 12/40
Altofts Jn 12/41
Methley Jn 12/43
Woodlesford 12/44
Kirkstall Jn 13/04
Guisley Jn 13/12
Shipley 13/14
Bingley 13/23
Keighley 13.30a


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