23rd October 1976

British Rail
Tour 52

Locos Used 31416 & 1023 'Western Fusilier'

Route : 1Z52 throughout

Loco Route
1023 06.40 Taunton - Bristol Temple Meads - Gloucester - Cheltenham Spa - New Street - Solihull -  Leamington Spa - Banbury - Bicester - High Wycombe - (via Greenford Loop) - London Paddington
31416 13.45 London Paddington (2) - Greenford East Jn - Greenford South Jn - Ealing Broadway - (2) London Paddington
1023 London Paddington - Reading - Newbury - Westbury - Taunton - Exeter St Davids - Plymouth
1023 Plymouth - Exeter St Davids - Taunton - Bristol Temple Meads

Notes :
(1) Total distance for the western was 548 miles.  Cost 5-50
(2) Ian Ward recorded the Greenford loop as having been traversed in the opposite direction to that shown above - confirmation is thus required.

Sources : Stewart Robertson, Mark Alden, Richard Matthews & Ian Ward

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