20th November 1976

Western Locomotive Association
Western Talisman

Loco Used 1023 'Western Fusilier'
Stock Used 9470+5360+5276+5369+5376+13508+1751+35090+5436+5323+5368

Route : 1G30 throughout

Loco Route
1023 London Kings Cross - (via ECML) - York
1023 York - (via ECML) - London Kings Cross

Notes :
(1) Although run with the tour name 'Western Talisman' the tour ticket bore the name 'Western Goes Eastern'.

Sources : Pete Wilcox (on the train throughout/information courtesy of Jonathan Wilcox), Mark Alden & John Debens

Photo Review


A Western at York! (photo: Robert Frise). 1023 was the only class 52 to
 receive a black two-dot headcode,  as it was an Eastern Region operating
  requirement at the time.


From The John Debens Ticket Collection.


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Robert Frise & John Debens)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Kings Cross 09.25d 09.25   19.43a 19.44
Wood Green 09/33 09/35   19/36 19/30
Potters Bar 09/40 09/42   19/26 19/25
Welwyn Garden City 09/47 09/48   ? ?
Woolmer Green ? ?   19/18 19/17
Hitchin 09/58 09/56   19/06 19/06
Sandy 10/06 10/05   18/57 18/59
Huntingdon 10/16 10/15   18/46 18/45
Peterborough 10/28 10/30   18/33 18/31
Tallington 10/34 10/43   18/27 18/27
Stoke Summit 10/46 10/49   18/16 18/16
Grantham 10/50 10/56   18/06 18/06
Barkston South Jn 10/53 10/59   18/02 17/59
Newark 11/00 11/08   17/54 17/52
Retford 11/13 11/22   17/40 17/36
Doncaster 11/36 11/38   17/25 17/21
Shaftholme Jn 11/40 11/45   17/21 17/16
Selby 11/51 11/54   17/05 17/01
York 12.09a 12.12   16.45d 16.45


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