3rd of August 2002
and the passing into history of another North Wales Coastal service,
this time it is the class 47 hauled Saturday Virgin service to
Holyhead. The train, the 08.05 from Euston, arrived at Crewe
behind Class 87 number 87006 "George Reynolds"
and behind it, dead in tow, was 90008 "The Birmingham
Royal Ballet" which was in transfer. Unusually the
consist arrived in platform 6 and not the normal platform 11.