30th July 2005 (The China Bear Rescue)

Date Saturday, 30th July 2005

Locomotives 5972 (Olton Hall), 48151

Ran as 5972 48151

Direction North and south

Load 9

Diesel None

Headboard The China Bear

Tour promoter West Coast Railways

Operating company West Coast Railways


  • Crewe
  • Hellifield (S&C steam on)
  • Carlisle
  • Hellifield (S&C steam off)
  • Crewe


48151 from Preston to Hellifield, where 5972 joined to double head to Carlisle.