8th April 2000

Hertfordshire Rail Tours
The Geordie Go-Round

Loco Used 86401
Stock Used 5027+5037+4986+5023+4925+17023+1696+3114+3123+3127+1671+3150+3124
T&W Metro Units Used 4001 & 4018

Route :
1N50 : London King's Cross to Newcastle Central
T175 : Tyne & Wear Metro tour (Central to Central)
1A51 : Newcastle Central to London King's Cross

Traction Route
86401 London King's Cross - ECML - York [P5] - Darlington [P4] - Newcastle Central [P4]
4018+4001 Central - Gateshead - Heworth - Pelaw - Jarrow - South Shields - South Shields No.2 Siding
4001+4018 South Shield No.2 Siding - South Shields - Jarrow - Pelaw Refuge Loop - Pelaw - Heworth - Gateshead - Central - Monument [P2] - South Gosforth - Long Benton - Benton - Benton No.1 Reversing Siding
4018+4001 Benton No.1 Reversing Siding - Benton - Long Benton - Gosforth Depot Avoiding line - Regent Centre - Bank Foot - Airport [P2]
4001+4018 Airport [P2] - Bank Foot - Regent Centre - South Gosforth - Jesmond Jn - Manors - Stoddart Street No.4 Siding
4018+4001 Stoddart Street No.4 Siding - Manors - Monument [P4] - St James [P2]
4001+4018 St James [P2] - Monument [P3] - Manors - Wallsend - Percy Main - North Shields Bay Platform 3
4018+4001 North Shields [P3] - Bagnall Siding
4001+4018 Bagnall Siding - North Shields [P1] - Tynemouth - Whitley Bay - Monkseaton Loop - Monkseaton - Benton - Long Benton - South Gosforth - Monument [P1] - Central
86401 Newcastle Central [P2] - Darlington (Up Main) - York [P10] - ECML - London King's Cross

Notes :
(1) No mileages shown on timing sheet for the return journey.
(2) Due to a 'lost' bit of paper, can anybody fill in the missing times for :
(a) South Gosforth departure,
(b) Monument passing time,
(c) Central arrival time?

Source : Alan Sheppard

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Alan Sheppard)

M.C
Location Booked Actual Booked Actual
0.00
London King's Cross 08.33d ? 21.15a ?
2.41
Finsbury Park 08/37 ? 21/09 ?
4.78
Alexandra Palace 08/39 ? 21/05 ?
12.57
Potters Bar 08.47a ~ 08.49d ? 20.55a ~ 20.56d ?
20.25
Welwyn Garden City 08/56 ? 20/48 ?
23.73
Woolmer Green 08/59 ? 20/46 ?
27.45
Stevenage 09.03a ~ 09.05d ? 20.41a ~ 20.42d ?
31.74
Hitchin 09/09 ? 20/33 ?
44.10
Sandy 09/19 ? 20/21 ?
58.70
Huntingdon 09/30 ? 20/12 ?
69.26
Holme 09/41 ? 20/07 ?
76.29
Peterborough 09.48a ~ 09.49d ? 19.59a ~ 20.00d ?
84.64
Tallington Jn 09/58 ? 19/47 ?
99.61
Stoke Jn 10/09 ? 19/38 ?
105.38
Grantham 10/13 ? 19/35 ?
109.56
Barkston South Jn 10/15 ? 19/32 ?
120.08
Newark North Gate 10/22 ? 19/25 ?
138.49
Retford High Level 10/33 ? 19/14 ?
152.00
Loversall Carr Jn 10/42 ? 19/06 ?
155.77
Doncaster 10/44 ? 19/04 ?
160.16
Shaftholme Jn 10/47 ? 19/01 ?
169.16
Temple Hirst Jn 10/52 ? 18/53 ?
174.75
Hambleton North Jn 10/56 ? 18/50 ?
182.79
Colton Jn 11/03 ? 18/45 ?
188.40
York 11.12a ~ 11.13d 11.09 ~ 11.12 18.36a ~ 18.40d 19.01 ~ 19.04
190.11
Skelton Jn 11/16 ? 18/33 18/58
198.00
Tollerton Jn 11/20 ? 18/27 18/53
210.56
Thirsk 11/28 11/28 18/20 18/46
218.36
Northallerton 11/32 11/32 18/15 18/41
232.50
Darlington 11/42 11/41 18/06 18/33
244.57
Ferryhill South Jn 11/51 11/50 17/59 ?
247.33
Tursdale Jn 11/53 11/52 17/57 ?
254.53
Durham 12.05a ~ 12.06d 11.58 ~ 12.00 17.48a ~ 17.50d 18.14 ~ 18.16
268.02
King Edward Bridge 12/17 12/10 17/38 17/59
268.56
Newcastle Central 12.21a ~ 12.13a ~ ~ 17.36d ~ 17.57d

 

Km
Location Booked Actual
0.000
Central [P1] 12.52d 12.54d
6.594
Pelaw 13/00 13/03
8.697
Hebburn 13*04 ~ 13*07 13.06 ~ 13.07
10.813
Jarrow 13/10 13.09 ~ 13.09
12.661
Bede 13/13 13/11
17.386
South Shields 13.18 ~ 13.19 13.16 ~ 13.17
17.664
South Shields Sidings (No.2) 13.20 ~ 13.26 13.18 ~ 13.27
17.942
South Shields 13/27 13/28
22.667
Bede 13/33 13/35
24.515
Jarrow 13/35 13/40
26.631
Hebburn 13/38 13/44
via Pelaw Refuge Loop
28.734
Pelaw 13/44 13.49 ~ 13.50
35.845
Monument 13/55 14.00 ~ 14.00
39.787
South Gosforth 14/02 14/08
41.136
Long Benton 14/05 14.10 ~ 14.11
42.790
Benton 14/09 14/14
43.270
Benton Reversing Sidings (No.1) 14.10 ~ 14.16 14.15 ~ 14.17
43.750
Long Benton 14/20 14/21
via Depot Avoiding Line
45.749
Regent Centre 14/25 14/29
52.920
Airport [P2] 14.40a ~15.15d 14.40 ~ 15.15
60.091
Regent Centre 15/27 15/24
61.404
South Gosforth 15/33 15/27
via New Bridge Street Curve
65.136
Manors 15/40 15/35
65.752
Stoddart Street Sidings (No.4) 15.41 ~ 15.48 15.39 ~ 15.47
66.368
Manors 15/49 15/48
67.453
St. James [P2] 15.52 ~ 15.58 15.51 ~ 15.58
68.538
Manors 16/01 16/00
73.909
Wallsend 16/09 16/10
79.630
North Shields Bay Platform [P3] 16.20 ~ 16.24 16.20 ~ 16.26
80.188
Bagnall's Siding 16.25 ~ 16.29 16.27 ~ 16.31
80.840
North Shields [P1] 16/31 16/32
85.338
Whitley Bay 16/36 16/37
via Monkseaton Loop
86.387
Monkseaton 16/39 16/40
94.424
Benton 16/47 16/47
97.427
South Gosforth 16/53 16.51 ~ ?
101.369
Monument 17/02 ?
101.886
Central [P1] 17.05a ?


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