MORE than 280 passengers enjoyed the third of the Virgin Trains/DRS/Railway Magazine charters on September 3, the destination being a rather wet Scarborough.
Running from Chester, Crewe and Stafford, the ‘Independent Yorkshireman’ – hauled by DRS Type 3 Nos. 37603/604 – took in Basford Hall yard, Crewe and the independent lines, before running via the Calder Valley to Wakefield Kirkgate, York and Scarborough. At the rear was No. 57309.
Read more in October’s edition of The RM