12th April 2003

Hertfordshire Rail Tours
The Great Rocks

Locos Used 66044, 66247 & 90033
Stock Used 2834+3149+1680+3147+3141+3120+3097+1698+3146+4925+1832+4986+5482

Route:
1Z66 : Kings Cross to Buxton
1Z67 : Buxton to Kings Cross

Loco(s) Route (3)
90033 London Kings Cross - (via ECML) - Loversall Car Jn - Doncaster RMT
66044 (1) Doncaster RMT - Bridge Jn - Hexthorpe Jn - Mexborough - Swinton - Aldwarke Jn - Holmes Jn - Wincobank Station Jn - Sheffield - Dore West Jn - Edale - Chinley South Jn - Peak Forest - Buxton Reversing Sidings
66247 (2) Buxton Reversing Sidings - Buxton
66044 (1) Buxton - Buxton Reversing Sidings
66247 (2) Buxton Reversing Sidings - (reverse of outward route) - Doncaster RMT
90033 Doncaster RMT - Loversall Car Jn - (via ECML) - London Kings Cross

Notes :
(1) 66247 on rear...but from where? Booked to have been added at Doncaster RMT however Phil Wheldale photographed the train at Grindleford and confirms there was no loco on the rear at that stage, therefore 66247 must have been attached somewhere further west.
(2) 66044 on rear.

Source : Mark Herriott

Photo Review


66044 passing Grindleford (photo: Phil Wheldale)


66247 at Buxton station (photo: Robert Frise)


Timings (Booked Only)

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Kings Cross 08.18d 21.05a
Belle Isle 08/20 21/02
Finsbury Park 08/22 20/59
Alexandra Palace 08/24 20/57
Potters Bar 08.30a ~ 08.34d 20.48a ~ 20.51d
Welwyn Garden City 08/41 20/42
Digswell Jn 08/47 -
Woolmer Green 08/50 20/40
Stevenage 08.53a ~ 08.55d 20.32a ~ 20.36d
Hitchin 09/00 20/26
Sandy 09/09 20/18
Huntingdon 09/25 20/09
Holme LC 09/32 -
Connington South Jn - 20/03
Peterborough 09.39a ~ 09.41d 19.53a ~ 19.56d
Helpston Jn 09/48 -
Tallington Jn 09/55 19/46
Stoke Tunnel 10/09 19/37
Grantham 10/22 19/33
Barkston South Jn 10/25 19/30
Newark North Gate 10/32 19/24
Retford 10/43 19/13
Loversall Carr Jn 10/52 19/04
Decoy South Jn 10/55 18/56
Doncaster RMT 10L57a ~ 11L21d 18L12a ~ 18L49d
Bridge Jn 11/26 18/05
Hexthorpe Jn 11/30 17/58
Mexborough 11/38 17/52
Swinton 11/43 17/49
Aldwarke Jn 11/45 17/44
Holmes Jn 11/48 17/38
Wincobank Station Jn 11/52 17/33
Nunnery Main Line Jn 11/57 17/29
Sheffield 11.59a ~ 12.01d 17.16a ~ 17.27d
Dore Station Jn 12/08 17/11
Dore West Jn 12/09 17/10
Totley Tunnel East 12/11 17/09
Grindleford 12/15 17/05
Earles SB 12/21 16/59
Edale 12/26 16/56
Chinley East Jn 12/31 16/50
Chinley South Jn 12.33a ~ 12.35d 16/46
Peak Forest 12/50 16/37
Tunstead 12.59a ~ 12.59d 16.29a ~ 16.31d
Topley Pike 13/13 16/19
Buxton SB 13.25a ~ 13.25d 16.10a ~ 16.12d
Buxton Reversing Siding 13.27a ~ 13.47d 15.58a ~ 16.08d
Buxton SB 13.49a ~ 13.49d 15.56a ~ 15.56d
Buxton 13.54a 15.54d


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