Class 52 Western Diesel Hydraulic locomotive number D1056 named "Western Sultan" at Newquay with 1Z15 Western China Clay railtour from London Paddington via Falmouth. The tour was worked by D1023 "Western Fusilier" and D1056 was attached to rear at Truro and worked to Falmouth and then lead the train from Falmouth to Truro when D1023 was detached from the rear. D1056 continued to Par-Newquay-Par-Lostwithiel where D1023 was attached and worked to Carne Point. On the return from Carne Point D1023 was detached from the rear at Lostwithiel leaving D1056 to work to London Paddington.
4th December 1976
From Railway Photos 1970s