31462 & 31402 Launton 30 December 1989

In atrocious light on 30 December 1989, 31462 & 31402 pass Launton with the Pathfinder Tours 1Z39 07:15 Wolverhampton to Thames Haven 'Thames Haven Refiner' railtour. St Edburgh's church at Bicester can just be seen in the gloom in the distance behind the train, whilst on the right preparatory work has just started for the new A4421 Bicester bypass, which now crosses the line, bizarrely for a brand new road, via a level crossing.