24th April 2004

Very Special Trains
(Matlock Bath, Chatsworth House or Crich Tramway Village)

Loco Used 47709
Stock Used 5341+1200+3345+3325+1699+3386+3397+17077

Route:
1Z84 : Redhill to Chesterfield
1Z85 : Chesterfield to Redhill

Loco Route
47709 Redhill - Deepdene - Guildford - North Camp - Wokingham - Reading - (via Didcot avoiding line) - Oxford - Heyford - Banbury - Leamington Spa - Dorridge - Tyseley - Water Orton - Tamworth High Level - Burton-on-Trent - Derby - Ambergate Jn - Clay Cross South Jn - Chesterfield
47709 Chesterfield - (reverse of outward route) - Redhill

Source : various including Martyn Brailsford and Derek Smith

Timings (Booked & Actual)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Redhill 07.55d 07.55   22.08a 22.03
Reigate 07/59 07/59   22/04 21/57
Shalford 08/21 08/19   21/37 21/35
Shalford Jn 08/23 08/21   21/36 21/34
Guildford 08.25a ~ 08.27d 08.25 ~ 08.29   21.30a ~ 21.33d 21.28 ~ 21.31
Ash 08/37 08/38   21/20 21/20
Wokingham 08.55a ~ 08.56d 08.57 ~ 09.00   20.59a ~ 21.01d 21.00 ~ 21.02
Reading Spur Jn 09/06 09.06a ~ ??.??d   20/48 20/46
Reading 09.30a ~ 09.32d 09.28 ~ 09.31   20.27a ~ 20.41d 20.20 ~ 20.41
Reading West Jn 09/34 ?   ? ?
Didcot East Jn 10/00 ?   20/07 ?
Didcot North Jn 10/02 09/52   20/06 19/48
Oxford 10/14 10/08   19/56 19/40
Wolvercot Jn 10/17 10/11   19/54 19/36
Heyford 10/24 10/18   19/47 19/30
Aynho Jn 10/30 10/22   19/40 19/25
Banbury 10/36 10/28   19/36 19/21
Fenny Compton 10/43 10/39   19/29 19/15
Leamington Spa 10/53 10/48   19/18 19/05
Warwick Parkway 10/57 10/51   ? ?
Hatton 11/02 10/54   19/08 18/59
Dorridge 11/12 11/00   18/59 18/53
Tyseley 11/29 11/08   18/51 18/45
Small Heath South Jn 11/30 11/08   18/50 18/44
Bordesley Jn 11/36 11/11   18/47 18/41
St Andrews Jn 11/38 11/15   18/46 ?
Landor Street Jn 11/42 11/16   18/44 18/26
Water Orton 11/52 11/30   18/38 18/20
Kingsbury Jn 11/56 11/33   18/32 18/17
Tamworth HL 12/00 11/44   18/26 18/13
Wichnor Jn 12/05 11/50   18/20 18/08
Burton-on-Trent 12/09 11/56   18/13 18/03
North Stafford Jn 12/21 12/03   18/08 17/59
Stenson Jn 12/22 12/03   18/07 17/58
Derby 12/26 12/09   17.48a ~ 17.58d 17.47 ~ 17.52
Ambergate Jn 12*41a ~ 12*58d 12.23 ~ 12.26   17/36 17/37
Clay Cross South Jn 13/12 12/35   17/28 17/29
Chesterfield 13.16a 12.40   17.25d 17.24


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