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Quainton News Archive - Quainton News No. 102 - October 2009

Aylesbury Vale Venturer Class 33/2 - 33207 Jim Martin and Class 37/5 - 37516

The Aylesbury Vale Venturer


Saturday 5th September brought the rare sight of a West Coast Railways special topped and tailed by Class 33 No. 33207 and Class 37 No. 37516 on a special working from Marylebone to Quainton. On arrival about 150 passengers left the train and spent an hour at the Centre whilst the remainder continued to Calvert before the train returned to London. Alan Walley travelled on the train from London and sold entry tickets on the outward journey. Members of the Executive Committee adjourned their meeting to help around the Centre looking after the visitors and encouraging them to spend their money in our numerous outlets.


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Photo:
R Frise - Class 37 No. 37516 on the tail end of the Aylesbury Vale Venturer special working from Marylebone to Quainton. Class 33 No. 33207 headed the train.


Notes:
The text in this Quainton Railway Society publication was written in 2009 and so does not reflect events in the 5+ years since publication. The text and photographs are repeated verbatim from the original publication, with only a few minor grammar changes but some clarifying notes are added if deemed necessary. The photos from the original publication are provided as scans in this internet version of this long out of print publication.

Reference:
The Aylesbury Vale Venturer - Quainton News No. 102 - October 2009


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