Class 45/1 No. 45150 passes Woodville Disposal Point at Swains Park near Moira, on the Leicester to Burton-on-Trent freight-only line, on Friday 10th September 1982 with a Bill McAlpine special train 1Z26, which started at 09:50 from London St Pancras. During its itinerary the train, comprising of six private-owner carriages (Observation Car No. 41, Flying Scotsman vehicle 34612, SLOA Pullmans No. 347 and 348, Gresley Buffet 24267 and Officers' Saloon GE No. 1) was routed via the Midland main line to Knighton Junction (Leicester) the freight-only line to Branston Junction (Burton-on-Trent) Bordesley Junction and then via the ex-GW main line to Oxford prior to returning to London St Pancras by an unknown route.
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