1st February 2003

Past Time Rail
The Dick Turpin

Locos Used 90035 & 60800 'Green Arrow'

Route :

Loco Route
90035 London Kings Cross - (via ECML) - York
60800 York - (via ECML) - London Kings Cross

Notes :
(1) Although booked to stop in Arksey Loop for operating purposes, the tour omitted this stop and ran straight through from Doncaster to York.  On the return journey, 60800 ran from York to Doncaster in just 9 seconds over mile a minute, start to stop. This included a slow approach to Newark to stop in the up loop for water. Altogether an excellent run with 12 on, notwithstanding the very optimistic timing from York to pass Doncaster (26 minutes for 32 miles). Doncaster men were in charge from York to Peterborough. By contrast the running after Peterborough failed to reach the previously high standard.


60800 storms by on Gamston Bank, Retford (photo: Roger Geach)

Source : Terry Jackson

Timings (Booked Only)
(from Terry Jackson)

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Kings Cross 08.18d 20.38a
Holloway South Jn - 20/35
Finsbury Park 08/22 20/32
Alexandra Palace 08/24 20/30
Potters Bar 08.30a ~ 08.34d 20.15a ~ 20.23d
Welwyn Garden City 08/42 20/06
Woolmer Green Jn - 20/03
Stevenage 08.54a ~ 08.57d 19.55a ~ 19.58d
Hitchin 09/00 19/49
Sandy 09/10 19/33
Huntingdon 09/25 19/19
Connington Loop - 18w06a ~ 19w09d
Connington South Jn - 18/04
Holme Jn 09/32 -
Peterborough 09.39a ~ 09.41d 17.53a ~ 17.56d
Tallington Jn 09/55 17/42
Stoke Jn 10/09 17/17
Grantham 10/22 17/10
Barkston South Jn 10/25 17/05
Newark North Gate 10/32 16w12a ~ 16w53d
Retford 10/43 15/54
Loversall Carr Jn 10/52 15/44
Doncaster 10/55 15/36
Arksey Loop 10*59a ~ 11*17d -
Temple Hirst Jn 11/21 15/26
Hambleton North Jn 11/29 15/22
Colton Jn 11/37 15/15
York 11.42a 15.10d


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