11th September 2004

Hertfordshire Rail Tours
The Freight Liner

(run in conjunction with Railway Magazine)

Loco Used 66503 'The Railway Magazine'
Stock Used (1) 4986+5037+4925+1832+5007+5023+3141+1680+3120+3123+1679+3097+2834

Route:
1Z66 : Kings Cross to York
1Z67 : York to Kings Cross

Loco Route
66503 London Kings Cross - (via ECML) - Peterborough - Stamford - Oakham - Syston North Jn - Loughborough - Trent - Toton Centre - Pye Bridge Jn - Shirebrook - Shireoaks - Firbeck West Jn - St Catherines Jn - (via Low Ellers curve, no.4 reception line, transfer line) - Doncaster - (via ECML) - York
66503 York - (via ECML) - Doncaster - Gainsborough Lea Road - Pyewipe Jn - Boultham Jn - Newark Northgate - (via ECML) - London Kings Cross

Notes :
(1) 2834 was shunted at York to be on the rear of the train throughout the tour.

Sources : various including LASERman


66503 at York (photo: Robert Frise)


Can we have our headboard back please? Kings Cross. (photo: Nick Blyth)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from various including LASERman)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Kings Cross 08.18d 08.18   22.24a 22.28
Belle Isle 08/20 08/19   22/22 22/26
Finsbury Park 08/23 08/22   22/15 22/24
Alexandra Palace 08/25 08/23   22/13 22/21
Potters Bar 08.31a ~ 08.34d 08.34 ~ 08.36   22.04a ~ 22.06d 22.11 ~ 22.14
Welwyn Garden City 08/43 08/44   21/57 22/04
Digswell Jn 08/49 ?   ? ?
Woolmer Green 08/51 08/50   21/54 22/01
Stevenage 08.55a ~ 08.57d 08.56 ~ 09.02   21.47a ~ 21.49d 21.53 ~ 21.57
Hitchin 09/01 09/08   21/41 21/49
Sandy 09/11 09/18   21/29 21/38
Huntingdon 09/24 09/30   21/14 21/25
Connington South Jn   21/06 21/18
Holme LC 09/33 09/39  
Peterborough 09.40a ~ 09.41d 09.52 ~ 09.56   20.55a ~ 20.57d 21.05 ~ 21.08

 

Location Booked Actual
Helpston Jn 09/49 10/03
Ketton SB 10/00 10/16
Manton Jn 10/07 10/24
Oakham 10/11 10/29
Langham Jn 10/12 10/30
Melton Mowbray 10/23 10/38
Syston East Jn 10/36 10/47
Syston North Jn 10/38 10/51
Sileby Jn 10/45 10/54
Loughborough 10/52 11/01
Ratcliffe Jn 11/05 11/11
Trent South Jn 11/08 11/13
Meadow Lane Jn 11/12 11/15
Toton Jn 11/17 11/16
Toton Centre 11c21a ~ 11c25d 11.18 ~ 11.23
Trowell Jn 11/32 11/27
Langley Mill 11/38 11/31
Pye Bridge Jn 11/48 11/38
Sleights SB 11/51 11/41
Pinxton 11/53 11/43
Kirkby Lane End Jn 12/04 ?
Kirkby in Ashfield 12/05 11/59
Mansfield Woodhouse 12/15 12/15
Shirebrook Jn 12/22 12/25
Woodend Jn 12/34 12/40
Shireoaks 12/42 12/41
Brancliffe East Jn 12/49 12/46
Dinnington Jn 13/02 ?
Maltby 13/19 13/14
Firbeck Jn 13/26 ?
St Catherines Jn 13/37 13/29
Potteric Carr Jn 13/49 13/40
Doncaster 14c04a ~ 14c22d 14.02 ~ 14.21
Shaftholme Jn 14/26 14/26
Temple Hirst Jn 14/34 14/33
Hambleton North Jn 14/38 14/38
Colton Jn 14/45 14/45
York 14.52a ~ 17.55d 14.51 ~ 17.57
Colton Jn 18/01 18/04
Hambleton North Jn 18/08 18/10
Temple Hirst Jn 18/14 18/15
Shaftholme Jn 18/26 18/22
Doncaster 18/34 18/28
Bessacarr Jn 18/38 18/31
Trent Jn 19/06 19/02
Gainsborough Lea Road 19/08 19/03
Pyewipe Jn 19/37 19/42
Boultham Jn 19/39 ?
Newark Crossing East Jn 19/55 20/18
Newark Northgate 19*57a ~ 20*04d 20.21 ~ 20.21
Barkston South Jn 20/17 20/31
Grantham 20/22 20/35
Stoke Tunnel 20/30 20/39
Tallington Jn 20/46 20/54

Timings continue in first table.

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