22nd November 2003

V.S.O.E. (Northern Belle)
(Edinburgh Sightseeing from Birmingham / Derby / Sheffield)

Loco Used 67029
Stock Used 3174+3273+1566+3267+3182+1953+3275+3247+17167+10729

Route:
1Z47 : Birmingham International to Edinburgh Waverley
1Z81 : Edinburgh Waverley to Birmingham International

Loco Route
67029 Birmingham International - Stechford - Aston - Four Oaks - Lichfield City - Wichnor Jn - Burton-on-Trent - Stenson Jn - Derby - Ambergate Jn - Chesterfield - Dore Station Jn - Sheffield - Holmes Jn - Aldwarke Jn - Swinton - Mexborough - Doncaster - (via ECML) - Edinburgh Waverley
67029 Edinburgh Waverley - (reverse of outward route) - Birmingham International

Sources : various

Timings (Booked & Actual)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Birmingham International 06.35d 06.34   23.45a 23.36
Stechford 06/39 06/41   23/41 23/29
Aston 06/44 06/51   23/32 23/24
Four Oaks 07/00 07/04   2/18 23/15
Blake Street 07/03 07/10   23/14 23/12
Lichfield City 07/17 07/19   23/05 23/05
Lichfield Trent Valley HL 07/24 07/23   23/03 23/03
Alrewas SB 07/29 07/29   22/57 ?
Wichnor Jn 07/40 07/31   22/50 22/55
Burton-on-Trent 07/44 07/37   22/43 22/47
North Staffordshire Jn 07/52 07/42   22/38 22/43
Stenson Jn 07/*53 07/42   22/38 22/43
Derby 07.58a ~ 08.00d 07.48 ~ 07.59   22.29a ~ 22.31d 22.33 ~ 22.37
Ambergate Jn 08/11 08/10   22/18 22/24
Clay Cross South Jn 08/21 08/19   22/10 22/16
Chesterfield 08.25a ~ 08.27d 08.25 ~ 08.26   22.05a ~ 22.07d 22.09 ~ 22.11
Dore Station Jn 08/40 08/37   21/57 22/00
Sheffield 08.45a ~ 08.48d 08.46 ~ 08.58   21.38a ~ 21.41d 21.37 ~ 21.41
Holmes Jn 09/09 09/07   21/28 21/29
Aldwarke Jn 09/12 09/10   21/23 21/24
Swinton 09/14 09/13   21/20 21/22
Hexthorpe Jn 09/21 09/20   21/11 21/14
Doncaster 09/27 09/24   21/07 21/11
Shaftholme Jn 09/30 09/28   21/03 21/04
Temple Hirst Jn 09/36 09/34   20/57 20/58
Hambleton North Jn 09/41 09/38   20/54 20/55
Colton Jn 09/47 09/43   20/48 20/50
York 09.53a ~ 09.55d 09.51 ~ 09.55   20.41a ~ 20.43d 20.40 ~ 20.45
Skelton Jn 09/58 09/57   20/39 20/38
Tollerton 10/08 10/04   20/32 20/32
Thirsk 10/22 10/12   20/24 20/25
Northallerton 10/30 10/28   20/18 20/20
Darlington 10/41 10/41   20/09 20/10
Ferryhill South Jn 10/51 10/51   20/01 19/57
Durham 10/58 10/57   19/51 19/49
Birtley 11/07 11/04   19/40 19/39
KIng Edward Bridge Jn's 11/10 11/08   19/36 19/34
Newcastle 11.13a ~ 11.15d 11.11 ~ 11.14   19.32a ~ 19.34d 19.30 ~ 19.33
Heaton South Jn 11/20 11/17   19/29 19/27
Morpeth 11/33 11/30   19/18 19/16
Alnmouth 11/47 11/43   19/04 19/03
Belford 12/00 11/54   18/52 18/52
Berwick-upon-Tweed 12/11 12/04   18/41 18/41
Marshall Meadows 12/14 12/07   18/39 18/39
Grantshouse 12/25 12/19   18/26 18/28
Dunbar 12/34 12/29   18/15 18/18
Drem 12/43 12/38   18/07 18/09
Monktonhall Jn 12/53 12/49   17/53 17/55
Portobello Jn 13/02 13/04   17/50 17/52
Edinburgh 13.07a 13.11   17.46d 17.48


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