31st March 1975
|Locos Used||25038 & 25188|
|25038 + 25188||Coventry -Paignton|
|25038 + 25188||Paignton - Coventry|
This excursion was one of the few to run during a dispute involving maintenance & workshop supervisory staff. Although 25038 was boiler equipped the train ran with no heating provided, leading to a somewhat caustic news report in the local press.
Source : David Hills (compiled from contemporary
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