13th March 2004

Past Time Rail
The Yorkshire Terrier

Locos Used 66122, 66530, 90027 & steam: 61264

Route:
1Z61 : Kings Cross to Scarborough
1Z62 : Scarborough to Kings Cross

Loco(s) Route
90027 London Kings Cross - Alexandra Palace - Hertford North - Stevenage - (via ECML) - Loversall Carr Jn - Doncaster RMT
61264 Doncaster RMT - Doncaster - Knottingley South Jn - Knottingley West Jn - Ferrybridge Jn - Milford - Church Fenton - York - Malton - Scarborough
61264 Scarborough - Driffield - 1/4 mile south of Hutton Cranswick (1)
66530 (2) 1/4 mile south of Hutton Cranswick - (via Anlaby Road curve) - Gilberdyke - Goole - Hatfield & Stainforth - (3) Kirk Sandall - (3) Doncaster
66122 (4) Doncaster - Loversall Carr Jn - (reverse of outward route) - London Kings Cross

Notes :
(1) 61264 failed. Martyn Brailsford comments : We were told the locomotive suffered leaking tubes, and subsequently falling boiler pressure which caused the brakes to come on. This first occurred between Driffield and Nafferton (16.51 to 17.54), but the crew managed to recover the situation. The plan was then to run to Anlaby Road Curve, were the B1 would be failed, however about mile south of Hutton Cranswick station 61264 succumbed to failing boiler pressure again and was failed (18.05 to 22.12). We were informed that there were no EWS men available who signed the route between Hull and Hutton Cranswick so our driver departed by road to Hull to conduct the rescue loco from Hull (66530 which came light engine from Midland Road).
(2) plus 61264 dead-in-tow.

(3) Was booked Hatfield & Stainforth - Applehurst Jn - Skellow Jn - Adwick - Doncaster but this was changed as a result of the failure.
(4) 66122 was used as the power was off somewhere on the ECML south of Doncaster so 90027 could not be used. Loco change at Doncaster (platform 1) was from 23.55 to 00.43!

Sources : various including Martyn Brailsford (joined/left the tour at Newark Northgate)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from various including Martyn Brailsford)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Kings Cross 07.10d 07.10   22.30d 03.44
Belle Isle 07/12 07/12   22/26 03/41
Finsbury Park 07/16 07/15   22/22 03/38
Alexandra Palace 07/20 07/20   22/20 03/34
Gordon Hill 07/27 07/25   22/15 03/26
Hertford North 07/36 07/33   22/07 03/18
Langley Jn 07/46 ?   21/59 ?
Stevenage 07.48a ~ 07.51d 07.44 ~ 07.52   21.55a ~ 21.57d 03.04 ~ 03.09
Hitchin 07/56 07/55   21/48 02/59
Sandy 08/07 08/02   21/32 02/48
Huntingdon 08/18 08/13   21/18 02/33
Conington South Jn   21/12 ?
Holme LC 08/27 08/26  
Peterborough 08.36a ~ 08.38d 08.36 ~ 08.39   21.03a ~ 21.05d 02.10 ~ 02.15
Tallington Jn 08/52 08/50   20/56 ?
Stoke Jn 09/06 09/04   20/47 01/37
Grantham 09/11 09/08   20/43 01/33
Barkston South Jn 09/14 09/11   20/40 01/29
Newark Northgate 09.21a ~ 09.23d 09.20 ~ 09.24   20.20a ~ 20.30d 01.17 ~ 01.19
Retford 09/36 09/37   20/05 00859
Loversall Carr Jn 09/46 09/44   19/54 00/48

 

Location Booked Actual
Decoy South Jn 09/49 ?
Doncaster RMT 09L53a ~ 10L23d 10.02 ~ 10.27
Doncaster 10/27 10/33
Shaftholme Jn 10/30 10/40
Knottingley South Jn 10/44 10/58
Knottingley West Jn 10/46 10/58
Ferrybridge Jn 10/49 ?
Milford Jn 10/55 ?
Milford Loop 10w58a ~ 11w38d 11.10 ~ 11.34
Church Fenton 11/45 11/40
Colton Jn 11/55 11/50
York 12/00 12/02
Scarborough Bridge Jn 12/01 ?
Malton 12/30 12/32
Seamer 12/52 12/52
Scarborough 13.00a ~ 16.00d 13.00 ~ 16.06
Seamer 16/05 16/14
Filey 16/14 16/25
Hunmanby 16/18 ?
Bridlington 16/34 16/45
Driffield 16/51 ?
Beverley 17/08 22/35
Cottingham 17/14 ?
West Parade North Jn 17/18 22/55
Anlaby Road Jn 17/33 ?
Hessle Road Jn 17/35 22/56
Hessle East Jn 17/40 ?
Brough 17/48 23/09
Gilberdyke 17/57 23/18
Goole 18/06 23/29
Goole UGL 18w07a ~ 18w35d 23/31
Potters Grange Jn 18/36 ?
Thorne Jn 18/46 23/40
Hatfield & Stainforth 18/48 22/45
Applehurst Jn 18/54 DIV
Skellow Jn 19/01 DIV
Carcroft Jn 19/08 DIV
Doncaster 19L15a ~ 19L45d 23.55 ~ 00.43

Timings continue in first table.

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