Wednesday, 22 October 2014

The Dartmouth Express, return journey, 18th October 2014

1Z84 16:05 Kingswear to Taunton, with 70013, then 47237 to Westbury (run around) and return to Poole.

The train was approaching an amber signal, to enter the Chandler's Ford line and be held beyond the Sun Arch.
47237 was delivered to traffic on 1st November 1965 from Brush to 86A Cardiff Canton, and has worked for BR, DRS, Cotswold Rail and now West Coast.
Coach 99712 is a kitchen car RK, converted from SK 25893 (later 18893). Delivered from Derby in 1962 under Lot 30685. Withdrawn in June 1986 it became 99712 in the following month, at that time with Train Tours. Into traffic as a kitchen car from April 2013.