14th & 16th August 2004

V.S.O.E. (Northern Belle)
(Edinburgh Military Tattoo From London / Birmingham / Warrington / Preston)

Loco Used 67006
Stock Used 3182+3273+1566+3267+3174+1953+3275+3247+17167+10729+94422

Route:
1Z86 : London Victoria to Edinburgh Waverley
1Z23 : Edinburgh Waverley to London Victoria

Date Loco Route
14/08 67006 London Victoria - Stewarts Lane Jn - Longhedge Jn - Latchmere Jn - Kensington Olympia - North Pole Jn - Willesden West London Jn - (via WCML) - Bletchley - Weedon - Rugby - Coventry - Birmingham International - Stechford - Aston - Perry Barr North Jn - Bescot Stadium - Portobello Jn - Bushbury Jn - Stafford - (via WCML) - Carstairs South Jn - Carstairs East Jn - Midcalder Jn - Slateford Jn - (1) Haymarket (1) - Edinburgh Waverley
16/08 67006 Edinburgh Waverley - (reverse of outward route) - London Victoria

Notes :
(1) Was booked via the Edinburgh suburban line (Slateford Jn - Craiglockhart Jn - Niddrie West Jn - Portobello Jn - Edinburgh Waverley) but went direct via Haymarket.

Sources : various including Rob Wells

Timings (Booked & Actual)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Victoria 08.45d 08.45   18.37a 18.38
Grosvenor Bridge Jn 08/48 ?   18/33 ?
Stewarts Lane Jn 08/51 ?   18/30 ?
Longhedge Jn 08/53 ?   18/27 ?
Latchmere Jn 08/56 08/54   18/25 18/24
Kensington Olympia 09/01 08/59   18/20 18/19
North Pole Jn 09/05 09/01   18/16 18/17
Mitre Bridge Jn 09/06 09/03   18/15 18/15
Willesden West London Jn 09/07 09/04   18/12 18/13
Wembley Central 09/09 09/58   18/09 18/09
Harrow & Wealdstone 09/12 10/02   18/07 18/04
Watford Junction 09/17 10/07   18/03 18/01
Bourne End 09/24 10/15   17/57 17/55
Tring 09/30 10/24   17/53 17/51
Ledburn Jn 09/40 10/30   17/49 17/48
Bletchley 09/47 10/37   17/44 17/41
Milton Keynes Central 09/56 10/38   17/40 17/38
Hanslope Jn 10/04 10/42   17/34 17/34
Weedon 10/14 10/53   17/26 17/26
Rugby 10/28 11/03   17/17 17/16
Coventry 10/38 11/15   17/00 17/05
Birmingham International 10.54a ~ 11.10d 11.27 ~ 11.36   16.38a ~ 16.50d 16.49 ~ 16.56
Stechford 11/15 11/44   16/33 16/43
Aston 11/25 11/52   16/26 16/31
Perry Barr North Jn 11/29 11/59   16/21 16/25
Bescot Stadium 11/37 12/06   16/17 16/18
Darlaston Jn 11/38 12/07   16/16 16/11
Portobello Jn 11/41 12/10   16/13 16/08
Bushbury Jn 11/45 12/18   16/08 16/04
Stafford 11/55 12/30   15/54 15/50
Norton Bridge 11/59 12/37   15/46 15/44
Madeley 12/08 12/44   15/34 15/37
Basford Hall Jn 12/15 12/50   15/28 15/31
Crewe 12.22a ~ 12.26d 12.56 ~ 13.01   15.09a ~ 15.22d 15.25 ~ 15.29
Crewe Coalyard SB 12/30 ?   15/06 ?
Winsford SB 12/36 13/10   14/55 15/13
Weaver Jn 12/41 13/15   14/50 15/06
Acton Grange Jn 12/45 13/18   14/45 15/01
Warrington Bank Quay 12.52a ~ 13.02d 13.22 ~ 13.37   14.38a ~ 14.41d 14.31 ~ 14.58
Winwick Jn 13/08 13/42   14/34 14/27
Springs Branch Jn 13/13 13/47   14/29 14/22
Wigan North Western 13/14 13/48   14/27 14/21
Balshaw Lane Jn 13/21 13/55   14/15 14/16
Euxton Jn 13/22 13/56   14/10 14/14
Preston 13.30a ~ 13.40d 14.04 ~ 14.08   13.58a ~ 14.03d 14.00 ~ 14.08
Lancaster 13/57 14/39   13/40 13/41
Morecambe South Jn 13/59 14/42   13/38 13/39
Carnforth North Jn 14/02 14/46   13/35 13/35
Oxenholme 14/12 14/54   13/26 13/24
Tebay 14/24 15/05   13/16 13/08
Penrith 14/47 15/19   13/00 12/48
Carlisle 15.08a ~ 15.10d 15.33 ~ 15.42   12.39a ~ 12.41d 12.23 ~ 12.28
Gretna Jn 15/20 15/50   12/30 12/21
Quintinshill 15/24 15/59   12/27 12/11
Lockerbie (DPL on outward) 15*36a ~ 15*54d ?   12/10 12/00
Beattock 16/06 16/30   11/59 11/51
Beattock Summit 16/20 16/39   11/52 11/44
Abington 16/27 16/45   11/45 11/39
Carstairs South Jn 16/43 16/58   11/30 11/24
Carstairs East Jn 16/46 17/00   11/28 11/24
Midcalder Jn 17/02 17/19   11/11 11/08
Slateford Jn 17/21 17/29   11/00 11/00
Haymarket DIV 17/36   10/58 10/57
Craiglockhart Jn 17/24 DIV  
Niddrie West Jn 17/33 DIV  
Portobello Jn 17/43 DIV  
Edinburgh Waverley 17.48a 17.42   10.54d 10.53


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