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Special Traffic July 2011 Page 2

British Open Golf Championship, Sandwich, continued
66184, with 67020 at the rear, passes through Gillingham with the 18:40 special working from Deal to Victoria on Thursday 14th July

Although diesel locomotive hauled services are not strictly within the remit of this group, special workings on the Southern Region traditionally have been. The Open Golf produced quite a spectacle of top and tailed loco hauled trains in an area where multiple units have dominated since the early 1960s.

(left) "Shed" 66184, with 67020 at the rear, passes through Gillingham with the 18:40 special working from Deal to Victoria on Thursday 14th July.
photograph by Pat Seale

 

On Friday 15th July 47818 powers through Sevington with the 1Z31 Deal to London Victoria service. 47501 is on the rear. On Friday 15th July "Duff" 47818 powers through Sevington with the 1Z31 Deal to London Victoria service. 47501 is on the rear.
photograph by Pat Seale
67011, with 67020 on the rear, pass through the legendary Sole Street on Sunday 17th July 2011 "Skip" 67011, with 67020 on the rear, pass through the legendary Sole Street on Sunday 17th July with the 08:15 Victoria to Deal special working.
photograph by Pat Seale
67019 and maroon Mk1s through Swanley on 17th July 2011 Now we actually illustrate the top and tail of the same train, the 09:15 Victoria to Deal on Sunday 17th July. 67019 and maroon Mk1s are at the top as the formation passes Swanley.
photograph by Pat Seale
67028 and crimson and cream Mk1s through Swanley on 17th July 2011 On the tail is 67028 and crimson and cream Mk1s.
photograph by Pat Seale