A nuclear weapons convoy left AWE Burghfield in Berkshire on the morning of Wednesday 10 February. After an overnight stop in Yorkshire it travelled on into Scotland on the A1, passing Edinburgh and Stirling before arriving at RNAD Coulport at just before 7.00 pm on Thursday 11 February.
The return trip began on the morning of Monday 15 February, with the convoy passing Stirling before travelling along the Edinburgh Bypass, where it was photographed by a number of members of the public before stopping for a rest break at Glencorse Barracks at Penicuik. It then continued along the A1 past Newcastle before stopping overnight again in Yorkshire. The convoy arrived back at AWE Burghfield early evening on Tuesday 16 February.