19th June 2004

V.S.O.E. (Northern Belle)
(Bath from Manchester / Crewe)

Loco Used 67016
Stock Used 3174+3273+1566+3267+3182+1953+3275+3247+17167+10729

Route:
1Z73 : Manchester Victoria to Bath Spa
1Z74 : Bath Spa to Manchester Victoria

Loco(s) Route
67016 Manchester Victoria - Eccles - Earlestown - Winwick Jn - (via WCML) - Stafford - Bushbury Jn - Bescot Stadium - Aston - Stechford - Coventry - Kenilworth - Leamington Spa - Banbury - Oxford - Didcot North Jn - Foxhall Jn - Swindon - Chippenham - Bath Spa
67016 Bath Spa - (reverse of outward route) - Manchester Victoria

Sources : various including Mark Baines

Timings (Booked & Actual)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Manchester Victoria 08.10d 08.12   21.06a 20.33
Deal Street Jn ? ?   21/04 ?
Ordsall Lane Jn 08/14 08/15   20/46 20/27
Eccles 08/18 08/27   20/36 20/24
Astley 08/24 08/32   20/31 20/18
Newton-le-Willows 08/30 08/39   20/24 20/11
Earlestown 08/31 ?   20/23 ?
Winwick Jn 08/34 08/44   20/20 20/06
Dallam Jn ? ?   20/18 ?
Warrington Bank Quay 08/37 08/50   20/17 20/03
Acton Grange Jn 08/39 08/51   20/15 20/00
Weaver Jn 08/44 08/56   20/11 19/55
Winsford SB 08/49 09/06   20/06 19/49
Crewe Coal Yard SB ? ?   19/44 ?
Crewe 09.02a ~ 09.04d 09.17 ~ 09.23   19.34a ~ 19.42d 19.36 ~ 19.41
Basford Hall Jn 09/10 09/25   19/30 19/34
Madeley 09/15 09/33   19/23 19/28
Norton Bridge 09/28 09/42   19/12 19/21
Stafford 09/38 09/51   19/07 19/16
Bushbury Jn 09/50 10/03   18/54 19/04
Portobello Jn 09/55 10/07   18/49 19/01
Darlaston Jn 09/58 10/09   18/46 18/58
Bescot Stadium 09/59 10/11   18/45 18/57
Perry Barr North Jn 10/03 10/17   18/40 18/51
Aston 10/12 10/24   18/36 18/48
Stechford 10/20 10/29   18/32 18/42
Birmingham International 10.24a ~ 10.26d 10.35 ~ 10.36   18.24a ~ 18.26d 18.33 ~ 18.35
Coventry 10/37 10/48   18/15 18/16
Coventry Park Jn 10/39 10/50   18/13 18/08
Kenilworth 10/44 10/54   18/10 18/04
Milverton 10/50 10/58   18/04 17/59
Leamington Spa 10/52 11/02   18/02 17/57
Fenny Compton 11/03 11/13   17/50 17/46
Banbury 11/11 11/19   17/42 17/40
Aynho Jn 11/15 11/23   17/38 17/36
Heyford 11/21 11/28   17/33 17/31
Wolvercot Jn 11/28 11/34   17/26 17/25
Oxford 11.32a ~ 11.49d 11/38   17/23 17/19
Didcot North Jn 11/49 11/45   17/12 17/11
Foxhall Jn 12.01 ~ 12.03 ?   17*01a ~ 17*09d ?
Wantage Road ? ?   16/54 ?
Challow 12/16 12/32   16/51 16/51
Uffington 12/18 12/36   16/49 16/50
Swindon 12.28a ~ 12.45d 12/47   16/42 16/41
Wotton Bassett Jn 12/52 12/51   16/37 16/30
Chippenham 13/02 12/58   16/28 16/22
Thingley Jn 13/05 13/00   16/26 16/22
Bathampton Jn 13/11 13/06   16/18 16/16
Bath Spa 13.15a 13.09   16.14d 16.12


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