29th May 2004
|Locos Used||37197 (2) & steam: 5972 'Olton Hall'|
Route: 1Z44 throughout
|5972||Doncaster - Adwick - South Kirkby Jn - Hare Park Jn - Turners Lane Jn - Altofts Jn - Castleford - Milford SB - Church Fenton - York|
(1) Tour was to have brought 4472 'Flying Scotsman' and dignitaries to Railfest at York but as 4472 was failed the previous day 5972 substituted.
(2) 37197 brought the stock into the station and is also reported to have assisted in moving the train in the platform. It however did not stay on the rear, 5972 working the train alone to York.
Sources : various including Simon Tacey
5972 (with 37197 still on the rear) at Doncaster (photo: Simon Tacey)
A closer view of 5972 in its 'Hogwarts Express' livery (photo: Simon Tacey)
Timings (Booked & Actual)
|South Kirkby Jn||12/21||12/31|
|Hare Park Jn||12/31||12/40|
|Crofton West Jn||12/34||?|
|Calder Bridge Jn||12/36||?|
|Turners Lane Jn||12/38||?|
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