27th July 1991

British Rail
(Mystery Excursion)

Loco Used 47804
Stock Used ?????

Route :

Loco Route
47804 Carlisle - Preston - Manchester Victoria - Ashburys - Sheffield - Worksop - Lincoln Central - Sleaford - Skegness
47804 Skegness - Sleaford - Lincoln Central - Gainsborough Lea Road - Doncaster - Wakefield Kirkgate - Hebden Bridge - Manchester Victoria - Preston - Carlisle

Notes :
(1) Derek Thompson comments: This is believed to be the last mystery excursion operated  by British Rail. One of the on train stewards who travelled on every excursion for a number of years had one answer when asked where the train was going the answer was always Skegness. To mark the occasion of the last mystery excursion it was arranged that it would go to Skegness and he would finally reach his destination.

47804 ready to depart on the final train home as the era
of Mystery Excursions come to an end.

Source : Derek Thompson

Timings (Booked Only)
(from Derek Thompson)

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Carlisle 07.00d ??.??a
Skegness ??.??a 18.00d

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