Railtours 1964 - MikeMorant
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RCTS / Plymouth Railway Circle: The Cornubian 3/5/64
Collett 2800 class 2-8-0 no. 2887 hauled this special from Exeter St. David's to Plymouth and is seen here at Tigley on the ascent of Rattery bank. The Cornish part of the tour from Plymouth to Penzance and back was hauled by Bulleid original pacific no. 34002 Salisbury. 2887 then did the honours by returning the participants to Exeter.
2887 was a Taunton allocated engine at this time but was withdrawn in the month following this outing.
[Mike Morant collection]