HST used comprised 43032 + 43140 with 7 coaches including 44067
1Z65 : Paddington to Buckfastleigh
1Z68 : Buckfastleigh to Heathfield
1Z69 : Heathfield to Paddington
Leaving London Paddington at 08.03 43032 led to Totnes where the train reversed and 43140 led the formation to Buckfastleigh. Leaving Buckfastleigh at 16.00 the train returned to Totnes and reversed to run on the main line to Newton Abbot. At Newton Abbot the train made a first ever HST visit to Heathfield. Leaving Heathfield at 17.35 the rare working returned to Newton Abbot and thence back to London Paddington.
We are indebted to Bernard Mills and Roger Winnen for the pictures which follow.