2nd - 8th October 2004

Hertfordshire Rail Tours
The English, Welsh & Scottish Rail Tour

Pride of the Nation series

Locos Used 37406, 37418, 67005 & 67006
Stock Used 2834+1679+3123+3120+1680+3141+3121+1698+3146+94422

Route:
1Z84 : Victoria to Brockenhurst
1Z95 : Brockenhurst to Bristol Temple Meads
1Z27 : Bristol Temple Meads to Penzance
1Z28 : Penzance to Bristol Temple Meads
1Z27 : Bristol Temple Meads to Fishguard Harbour
1Z28 : Fishguard Harbour to Bristol Temple Meads
1Z27 : Bristol Temple Meads to Carlisle
1Z28 : Carlisle to Inverness
1Z20 : Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh
1Z21 : Kyle of Lochalsh to Inverness
1Z22 : Inverness to Wick
1Z23 : Georgemas Junction to Inverness
1Z18 : Inverness to Kings Cross

Date Loco(s) Route
02/10 67005 London Victoria - Stewarts Lane Jn - Longhedge Jn - Clapham Junction - Streatham South Jn - Wimbledon - Surbiton - Woking - Basingstoke - Shawford - Eastleigh - Northam Jn - Southampton - Redbridge - Brockenhurst
02/10 67005 Brockenhurst - Redbridge - Southampton - Eastleigh - Romsey - Salisbury - Westbury - Bath Spa - Bristol Temple Meads
03/10 67005 Bristol Temple Meads - Bath Spa - Trowbridge - Westbury - Cogload Jn - Taunton - Exeter St Davids - Plymouth - Penzance
03/10 67005 Penzance - (reverse of outward route) - Cogload Jn - Bridgwater - Uphill Jn - Worle Jn - Bristol Temple Meads
04/10 67005 Bristol Temple Meads - Stapleton Road - Pilning - Severn Tunnel Junction - Newport - Cardiff Central - Pontyclun - Bridgend - Neath - Landore Jn - Swansea Loop West Jn - Llanelli - Carmarthen Jn - Carmarthen Bridge Jn - Whitland - Clarbeston Road - Fishguard Harbour
04/10 67005 Fishguard Harbour - (reverse of outward route) - Bristol Temple Meads
05/10 67005 Bristol Temple Meads - Stapleton Road - Bristol Parkway - Westerleigh Jn - Yate - Barnwood Jn - Cheltenham Spa - Abbotswood Jn - Stoke Works Jn - Barnt Green - Kings Norton - Selly Oak - Birmingham New Street - Proof House Jn - Aston - Perry Barr North Jn - Bescot Stadium - Portobello Jn - Bushbury Jn - Stafford - Norton Bridge - Madeley - Crewe - (via WCML) - Carlisle (1) - (via WCML) - Motherwell - Braidhurst Loop
05/10 37406 + 37418 Braidhurst Loop - Coatbridge Central - Garnqueen North Jn - Carmuirs West Jn - Stirling - Perth - Aviemore - Inverness
06/10 37418 (2) Inverness - Welsh's Bridge Jn - Nairn
06/10 37406 (3) Nairn - Welsh's Bridge Jn - Inverness
06/10 37418 (2) Inverness - Millburn Jn
06/10 37406 (3) Millburn Jn - Rose Street Jn
06/10 37418 + 37406 Rose Street Jn - Dingwall - Kyle of Lochalsh
06/10 37406 + 37418 Kyle of Lochalsh - Dingwall - Millburn Jn
06/10 37406 + 37418 (4) Millburn Jn - Inverness
07/10 37418 + 37406 (4) Inverness - Millburn Jn
07/10 37418 + 37406 Millburn Jn - Rose Street Jn - Dingwall - Wick
07/10 37406 (3) Thurso - Georgemas Junction
07/10 37406 + 37418 Georgemas Junction - Dingwall - Rose Street Jn - Millburn Jn
07/10 37406 + 37418 (4) Millburn Jn - Inverness
08/10 37406 + 37418 Inverness - Aviemore - Perth - Stirling - Carmuirs East Jn - Polmont Jn - Haymarket - Edinburgh Waverley
08/10 67006 Edinburgh Waverley - (via ECML) - London Kings Cross

Notes :
(1) Loco change was booked at Carlisle but revised to Braidhurst loop owing to the class 37's running late.
(2) 37406 on rear.
(3) 37418 on rear.
(4) Locos propelling.

Sources : various including Mark Herriott, Geordie & Janet Cottrell

Timings (Booked & Actual)

2nd October

Location Booked Actual
Victoria 09.26d 09.50
Grosvenor Bridge Jn 09/29 ?
Stewarts Lane Jn 09/32 ?
Longhedge Jn 09/34 ?
Pouparts Jn 09/42 ?
Clapham Junction 09/44 09/58
Balham 09/48 10/01
Streatham North Jn 09/52 ?
Streatham South Jn 09/55 ?
Wimbledon 10.00a ~ 10.11d ?
Wimbledon West Jn 10/04 ?
Raynes Park 10/07 10/17
New Malden 10/10 10/18
Surbiton 10/12 10/21
Hampton Court Jn 10/16 10/22
Woking 10/28 10/33
Woking Jn 10/29 10/35
Farnborough 10/37 10/40
Basingstoke 10/51 10/50
Worting Jn 10/54 10/52
Winchester 11/09 11/03
Shawford 11/12 ?
Eastleigh 11.18a ~ 11.21d 11.15 ~ 11.18
St Denys 11/26 11/23
Northam Jn 11/27 ?
Southampton 11/31 11/33
Millbrook 11.33a ~ 11.48d ?
Redbridge 11/51 11/54
Brockenhurst 12.04a ~ 17.36d 12.12 ~ 17.36
Redbridge 17/49 17/46
Southampton 17/52 17/50
Northam Jn 17/55 ?
St Denys 18/00 18/00
Eastleigh 18.10a ~ 18.12d 18.10 ~ 18.12
Eastleigh East Jn 18/13 ?
Romsey 18/55 18/55
Dean 19/03 19/02
Tunnel Jn 19/12 ?
Salisbury 19/15 19/19
Wilton Jn 19/18 ?
Warminster 19/42 19.40a ~ ??.??d
Westbury 19/50 19/49
Bradford Jn 20/00 19/56
Bathampton Jn 20/16 20/07
Bath Spa 20/21 20/11
North Somerset Jn 20/33 ?
Bristol East Jn 20/36 ?
Bristol Temple Meads 20.38a 20.40

3rd October

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Bristol Temple Meads 08.28d 08.36   20.33a 20.34
Parson Street   20/28 20/26
Worle Jn   20/16 20/12
Uphill Jn   20/13 20/11
Highbridge & Burnham   20/06 20/05
Bridgwater   20/02 20/02
Bristol East Jn 08/29 ?  
North Somerset Jn 08/30 ?  
Bath Spa 08/39 08/51  
Bathampton Jn 08/42 08/57  
Bradford Jn 08/52 ?  
Westbury 09/00 09/12  
Fairwood Jn 09/02 09/16  
Clink Road Jn 09/06 09/19  
Blatchbridge Jn 09/07 09/20  
Castle Cary 09/18 09.29a ~ ??.??d  
Cogload Jn 09/34 09/44   19/57 19/57
Taunton 09/37 09/49   19/53 19/52
Tiverton Parkway 09/46 ?   ? ?
Cowley Bridge Jn 09/58 ?   ? ?
Exeter St Davids 10/00 10/14   19/25 19/25
Dawlish Warren 10/09 10/24   19/15 19/16
Newton Abbot 10/18 10/33   19/06 19/04
Totnes 10/28 10/43   18/56 18/55
Ivybridge 10/41 10/54   18/43 18/43
Hemerdon 10/46 10/59   18/39 18/36
Lipson Jn 10/51 11/03   18/31 18/28
Plymouth 10.54a ~ 11.12d 11.06 ~ 11.10   18.26a ~ 18.28d 18.12 ~ 18.24
St Budeaux Ferry Jn 11/17 ?   ? ?
Saltash 11/21 11/19   18/06 18/02
St Germans 11/27 11/25   17/52 17/45
Liskeard 11/36 11/35   17/43 17/35
St Pinnock Viaduct East 11/44 ?   ? ?
Largin 11/45 ?   ? ?
Lostwithiel 11/53 11/49   17/23 17/20
Par 12/00 11/53   17/17 17/15
St Austell 12/05 ?   ? ?
Burngullow Jn 12.08a ~ 12.17d ?   ? ?
Probus 12/25 ?   17/02 ?
Truro 12/32 12/16   16/56 16/56
Penwithers Jn 12/33 ?   ? ?
Camborne 12/46 12/37   16/42 16/41
St Erth 12/55 ?   16/33 ?
Long Rock 13/01 ?   ? ?
Penzance 13.05a 12.59   16.25d 16.25

4th October

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Bristol Temple Meads 07.48d 07.54   19.55a 19.49
Dr Days Jn 07/50 07/57   19/48 19/46
Stapleton Road 07/52 07/58   19/47 19/45
Patchway 08/01 08/13   19/39 19/36
Pilning 08/07 08/18   19/34 19/29
Severn Tunnel Junction 08/14 08/28   19/28 19/22
Newport 08/25 08/44   19/17 19/11
Marshfield 08/32 08/51   19/02 19/03
Cardiff Central 08/42 08/58   18/54 18/52
Pontyclun 08/53 09/11   18/34 18/34
Bridgend 09/01 09/19   18/24 18/21
Port Talbot Parkway 09.12a ~ 09.14d 09.31 ~ 09.32   18.11a ~ 18.13d 18.05 ~ 18.09
Neath 09/21 09/39   17/55 17/54
Landore Jn 09/30 ?   17.38a ~ 17.43d ?
Cockett West 09.38a ~ 09.46d 10/01   17/30 ?
Llanelli 09/54 10/08   17/22 17/22
Carmarthen Jn 10/15 10/29   17/04 17/02
Whitland 10/29 10/42   16/48 16/50
Clarbeston Road 10.41a ~ 10.42d 10.55 ~ 10.56   16.35a ~ 16.36d 16.39 ~ 16.40
Fishguard Harbour 11.04a 11.18   16.15d 16.15

5th October 

Location Booked Actual
Bristol Temple Meads 07.48d 08.12
Dr Days Jn 07/50 08/14
Stapleton Road 07/52 08/16
Bristol Parkway 08/00 08/22
Westerleigh Jn 08/06 08/27
Yate 08/09 08/31
Charfield 08/14 08/37
Standish Jn 08/22 08/44
Barnwood Jn 08/28 08/49
Cheltenham Spa 08/34 08/55
Ashchurch 08/40 09/01
Abbotswood Jn 08/47 09/09
Stoke Works Jn 08/54 09/19
Bromsgrove 08/56 09/22
Barnt Green 09/00 09/28
Longbridge 09/02 09/32
Kings Norton 09/05 09/37
Selly Oak 09/08 09/43
Birmingham New Street 09.15a ~ 09.17d 09.54 ~ 09.57
Proof House Jn 09/19 10/00
Aston 09/22 10/04
Perry Barr West Jn 09/27 10/06
Bescot Stadium 09/31 10/11
Darlaston Jn 09/32 10/12
Portobello Jn 09/35 10/16
Bushbury Jn 09/38 10/20
Stafford 09/48 10/32
Norton Bridge 09/53 10/36
Madeley 10/02 10/46
Basford Hall Jn 10/40 ?
Crewe 10.44a ~ 10.50d 10.55 ~ 11.37
Winsford SB 10/58 11/50
Weaver Jn 11/03 11/58
Acton Grange Jn 11/07 12/01
Warrington Bank Quay 11/09 12/05
Winwick Jn 11/12 12/09
Springs Branch Jn 11/17 12/14
Wigan North Western 11/23 12/16
Balshaw Lane Jn 11/29 12/22
Euxton Jn 11/31 12/23
Preston 11/45 12/28
Lancaster 12/04 12/44
Morecambe South Jn 12/06 12/45
Carnforth North Jn 12/10 12/48
Oxenholme 12/20 12/58
Tebay 12/32 13/11
Penrith 12/49 13/25
Carlisle 13.08a ~ 15.08d 13.40 ~ 16.09
Gretna Jn 15/17 16/19
Quintinshill 15/21 16/20
Lockerbie 15/32 16/31
Beattock 15/44 16/40
Beattock Summit 16/02 16/49
Carstairs South Jn 16/35 17/06
Lanark Jn 16/53 ?
Law Jn 17/01 17/14
Motherwell 17/07 17/21
Braidhurst DGL 17.19a ~ 17.19d 17.31a ~ ??.??d
Coatbridge Central 17/32 17/59
Gartsherrie South Jn 17/35 18/01
Garnqueen North Jn 17/37 18/10
Greenhill Lower Jn 18/02 18/21
Carmuirs West Jn 18/05 18/23
Stirling 18/16 18/34
Dunblane 18/27 18/43
Blackford 18/40 18/54
Perth 19.01a ~ 19.05d 19.11 ~ 19.19
Pitlochry 19/37 19/53
Dalwhinnie 20.20a ~ 20.38d 20/35
Kingussie 20.48a ~ 20.51d ?
Aviemore 21.12a ~ 21.26d 21.13 ~ 21.14
Inverness 22.08a 22.04

6th October 

Location Booked Actual Booked Actual
Inverness 09.46d 09.53
Millburn Jn 09/48 ?
Nairn 10.10a ~ 10.20d 10.16 ~ 10.22
Millburn Jn 10/39 ?
Inverness 10.41a ~ 10.51d 10.56 ~ 11.29 21.02a 21.04
Millburn Jn 10.53a ~ 10.56d ? 20.57a ~ 21.00d ?
Rose Street Jn 10.58a ~ 11.12d ? 20/54 ?
Clachnaharry 11/16 ? 20/46 ?
Clunes 11/23 ? 20/39 ?
Muir of Ord 11.28a ~ 11.30d ? 20.28a ~ 20.30d ?
Dingwall 11.38a ~ 11.43d 12.04 ~ 12.08 20.17a ~ 20.19d 20.24a ~ 20.25d
Garve 12.07a ~ 12.27d ? 19.52a ~ 19.54d ?
Achnasheen 12.57a ~ 13.03d 13.08 ~ 13.14 19.17a ~ 19.22d 19.22 ~ 19.23
Strathcarron 13.34a ~ 13.36d 13.39 ~ 13.41 18.45a ~ 18.47d 18.50 ~ 18.52
Kyle of Lochalsh 14.18a 14.18 18.04d 18.04

7th October 

Location Booked Actual Booked Actual
Inverness 09.05d 09.05 22.58a 23.12
Millburn Jn 09.07a ~ 09.10d ? 22.51a ~ 22.54d ?
Rose Street Jn 09/13 ? 22/50 ?
Clachnaharry 09/17 ? 22/41 ?
Clunes 09/24 ? 22/34 ?
Muir of Ord 09.29a ~ 09.32d ? 22.23a ~ 22.25d ?
Dingwall 09.40a ~ 09.53d 09.50 ~ 10.11 22.11a ~ 22.13d 22.35 ~ 22.37
Invergordon 10.09a ~ 10.11d ? 21.54a ~ 21.56d ?
Tain 10.29a ~ 10.31d 10.44 ~ 10.45 21.36a ~ 21.38d 22.00 ~ 22.02
Ardgay 10.49a ~ 10.51d ? 21.16a ~ 21.18d ?
Lairg 11.09a ~ 11.11d 11.17 ~ 11.19 20.52a ~ 21.01d 21.24 ~ 21.27
Rogart 11.26a ~ 11.28d ? 20.32a ~ 20.34d ?
Brora 11.49a ~ 11.51d 11.55 ~ 11.56 20.12a ~ 20.14d 20.45 ~ 20.47
Helmsdale 12.06a ~ 12.34d 12.16 ~ 12.17 19.54a ~ 19.57d 20.12 ~ 20.30
Forsinard 13.10a ~ 13.14d ? 19.18a ~ 19.20d ?
Georgemas Junction 13.44a ~ 13.46d 13.54 ~ 13.56 18.27a ~ 18.47d 18.27 ~ 19.05
Wick 14.05d 14.15
Thurso 18.17d 18.17

8th October 

Location Booked Actual
Inverness 08.15d 08.18
Culloden 08/17 ?
Moy 08.43a ~ 08.49d ?
Tomatin 08/54 ?
Slochd 08/59 ?
Carrbridge 09/05 ?
Aviemore 09/12 09/12
Kincraig 09/18 ?
Kingussie 09.25a ~ 09.31d ?
Newtonmore 09/36 ?
Dalwhinnie 09/47 09/53
Blair Atholl 10/11 ?
Pitlochry 10.22a ~ 10.26d 10.26 ~ 10.38
Dunkeld & Birnam 10/38 ?
Stanley Jn 10/47 ?
Perth 10.55a ~ 11.20d 11.12 ~ 11.27
Hilton Jn 11/24 ?
Blackford 11/40 11/56
Dunblane 11/49 12/05
Stirling 11/54 12/13
Larbert Jn 12/03 ?
Carmuirs East Jn 12/04 ?
Grangemouth Jn 12/10 ?
Polmont Jn 12/15 12/35
Linlithgow 12/20 12/55
Winchburgh Jn 12/25 13/02
Newbridge Jn 12/29 13/06
Haymarket West Jn 12/37 13/11
Haymarket 12/38 13/14
Edinburgh Waverley 12L42a ~ 13L13d 13.19 ~ 14.12
Portobello Jn 13/19 14/17
Monktonhall Jn 13/21 14/19
Drem 13/28 14/30
Dunbar 13/35 14/39
Grantshouse 13/44 14/49
Reston GSP 13/48 ?
Marshall Meadows 13/55 15/00
Berwick-upon-Tweed 13/58 15/02
Belford 14/08 15/12
Alnmouth 14/18 15/23
Morpeth 14/30 15/35
Heaton South Jn 14/42 15/47
Newcastle 14/46 15/50
King Edward Bridge South Jn 14/48 15/51
Birtley 14/52 15/56
Durham 15/00 16/02
Tursdale Jn 15/05 ?
Ferryhill South Jn 15/07 16/09
Darlington 15/15 16/20
Northallerton 15/24 16/30
Thirsk 15/28 16/35
Tollerton 15/36 16/42
Skelton Jn 15/44 16/47
York 15.50a ~ 16.08d 16.51 ~ 16.59
Colton Jn 16/13 17/05
Hambleton North Jn 16/19 17/10
Temple Hirst Jn 16/22 17/13
Shaftholme Jn 16/29 17/19
Doncaster 16/33 17/23
Loversall Carr Jn 16/46 17/26
Retford 16/55 17/35
Newark Northgate 17/06 17/46
Barkston South Jn 17/18 17/54
Grantham 17/23 18/01
Stoke Tunnel 17/28 18/06
Tallington Jn 17/44 18/15
Peterborough 17.56a ~ 17.59d 18.22 ~ 18.24
Connington South Jn 18/06 ?
Huntingdon 18/12 18/38
Sandy 18/21 18/47
Hitchin 18/29 18/55
Stevenage 18.33a ~ 18.36d 18.58 ~ 19.01
Woolmer Green 18/40 19/05
Welwyn Garden City 18/42 19/08
Potters Bar 18/47 19/12
Alexandra Palace 18/52 19/17
Finsbury Park 18/55 19/19
Belle Isle 18/59 19/22
Kings Cross 19.01a 19.26


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