21st August 2004

V.S.O.E. (Northern Belle)
(Edinburgh & the Royal Yacht Britannia from Birmingham / Derby / Sheffield)

Loco Used 67014

Route:
1Z60 : Birmingham International to Edinburgh Waverley
1Z20 : Edinburgh Waverley to Birmingham International

Loco Route
67014 Birmingham International - Stechford - Aston - Four Oaks - Lichfield City - Wichnor Jn - Burton-on-Trent - Derby - Ambergate Jn - Chesterfield - Dore Station Jn - Sheffield - Holmes Jn - Aldwarke Jn - Swinton - Hexthorpe Jn - Doncaster - (via ECML) - Edinburgh Waverley
67014 Edinburgh Waverley - (reverse of outward route) - Birmingham International

Sources : various including Janet Cottrell

Timings (Booked & Actual)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Birmingham International 06.45d 06.45   23.19a 23.19
Stechford 06/49 06/53   23/15 23/13
Aston 06/54 07/00   23/10 23/08
Sutton Coldfield 07/07 07/09   ? ?
Four Oaks 07/10 07/10   22/56 22/53
Blake Street 07/15 07/13   22/51 22/49
Lichfield City 07/21 07/24   22/43 22/39
Lichfield TV HL 07/24 07/26   22/38 22/35
Alrewas SB 07/28 07/31   22/27 ?
Wichnor Jn 07/30 07/33   22/21 22/24
Burton-on-Trent 07/34 07/39   22/13 22/16
North Stafford Jn 07/42 07/43   22/08 22/12
Stenson Jn 07/45 07/44   22/08 22/12
Derby 07.51a ~ 08.02d 07.49 ~ 08.02   21.56a ~ 22.01d 22.01 ~ 22.06
Ambergate Jn 08/13 08/12   21/47 21/51
Clay Cross South Jn 08/23 08/20   21/39 21/41
Chesterfield 08.27a ~ 08.29d 08.24 ~ 08.27   21.33a ~ 21.35d 21.34 ~ 21.37
Dore Station Jn 08/42 08/35   21/25 21/26
Sheffield 08.55a ~ 08.57d 08.43 ~ 08.54   21.17a ~ 21.19d 21.18 ~ 21.20
Holmes Jn 09/05 09/00   21/08 21/10
Aldwarke Jn 09/10 09/03   21/05 21/06
Swinton 09/14 09/06   21/03 21/03
Hexthorpe Jn 09/27 09/13   20/55 20/56
Doncaster 09/31 09/19   20/52 20/53
Shaftholme Jn 09/47 09/45   20/48 20/48
Temple Hirst Jn 09/53 09/52   20/42 20/41
Hambleton North Jn 09/56 09/55   20/36 20/33
Colton Jn 10/02 10/01   20/28 20/25
York 10/07 10/05   20/21 20/20
Skelton Jn 10/10 10/07   20/18 20/18
Tollerton 10/16 10/13   20/12 20/12
Thirsk 10/24 10/21   20/03 20/05
Northallerton 10/29 10/26   19/59 20/00
Darlington 10/38 10/37   19/48 19/47
Ferryhill South Jn 10/47 10/47   19/38 19/39
Durham 10/54 10/53   19/30 19/33
Birtley 11/04 10/59   19/20 19/27
King Edward Bridge South Jn 11/08 11/04   19/16 19/22
Newcastle Central 11.10a ~ 11.12d 11.09 ~ 11.13   19.13a ~ 19.15d 19.14 ~ 19.21
Heaton South Jn 11/15 11/17   19/10 19/11
Morpeth 11/25 11/28   18/59 19/00
Alnmouth 11/38 11/41   18/45 18/47
Belford 11/52 11/52   18/33 18/37
Berwick-upon-Tweed 12/06 12/02   18/23 18/26
Marshall Meadows 12/09 12/05   18/20 18/24
Grantshouse 12/21 12/15   18/08 18/14
Dunbar 12/30 12/24   17/57 18/04
Drem 12/56 12/59   17/49 17/54
Monktonhall Jn 13/10 13/10   17/40 17/47
Portobello Jn 13/12 13/12   17/37 17/44
Edinburgh Waverley 13.17a 13.18   17.33d 17.36


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