8th October 1983 (Cumbrian Mountain Express)

Date Saturday, 8th October 1983

Ran as 4472

Direction South



Headboard None

Operating company British Railways


Rain and gale force winds. 4472 slipped to a stand near Griseburn. Following sanding by hand, got going again and struggled all the way cresting the summit at 5mph. It took 110 minutes to complete the Appleby to Ais Gill section.