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Q11.16. Swindon-York Merrymaker excursion 24th August 1980

A member who took a Merrymaker trip on 24th August 1980 (his 9th birthday), timetabled to depart Swindon at 06.00, arrive York at 12.00, depart at 18.00 and arrive back at Swindon at midnight remembers heading east from Swindon out of Platform 1 and passing through Birmingham New Street. Any information on the route, and locomotives and stock used would be most welcome. (GBM:20515)

last updated: 13/06/11