The herd of Wildabeest tour, Saturday July 16th 2016

 

Thanks to Jake Taylor for the gen and phots

 

Tour details

 

1Z73: 0800 London Waterloo - Paignton (cancelled from London Waterloo, started Basingstoke 0917) a very wedged 159 on a "mule" service train to Basingstoke for punters!

1Z74: 1624 Paignton - London Waterloo

 

Loco's powering

73962: Basingstoke - Salisbury (73963 dead)

73962 & 73963: Salisbury - Exeter Riverside Yard

73128 & 73107: Exeter Riverside Yard - Teignmouth

73107: Teignmouth - MP218

73963: MP218 - Paignton (73128 & 73107 shoved)

73962 & 73963: Paignton - London Waterloo)

 

Photos

 

2016071673128n73107r.jpg 73128 & 73107 arrive at Basingstoke with the ECS from Eastleigh. The tour started here vice London Waterloo because of problems with the stock resulting in late running.

 

2016071673962n963wyr.jpg 73962 & 73963 standing at Westbury on the return run from Paignton to London Waterloo via the Berks & Hants, Reading & Virginia Water.

 

2016071673962m963rgr.jpg 73962 & 73963 awaiting to depart Reading on the return run from Paignton - London Waterloo

 

Thanks again to Jake for the gen and phots

 

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