27th November 2004

V.S.O.E. (Northern Belle)
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Locos Used 67006 & 67027
Stock Used ?????

Route:
1Z78 : Manchester Piccadilly to Paddington
1Z29 : Paddington to Manchester Piccadilly

Loco(s) Route
67006 (1) Manchester Piccadilly - Stockport - Cheadle Hulme - Macclesfield - Stoke-on-Trent - Kidsgrove - Norton Bridge - Stafford - Bushbury Jn - Bescot Stadium - Perry Bar North Jn - Aston - Stechford - Birmingham International - Coventry - Kenilworth - Leamington Spa - Banbury - Oxford - ??? - London Paddington
67027 (2) London Paddington - Slough - Maidenhead - Reading - Didcot Parkway - Didcot North Jn - Oxford - (reverse of outward route) - Manchester Piccadilly

Notes :
(1) 67027 on rear.
(2) 67006 on rear.
(3) Route confirmation from Oxford to Paddington required.

Sources : various including Janet Cottrell

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Janet Cottrell & Richard Rooker)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Manchester Piccadilly 08.37d 08.37   23.57a 00.02
Ardwick Jn 08/40 08/39   23/54 00/00
Slade Lane Jn 08/42 08/42   23/52 23/56
Stockport 08/48 08/48   23/45 23/52
Adswood Road 08/50 08/52   23/41 23/49
Cheadle Hulme 08/51 08/53   23/40 23/48
Macclesfield 09/00 09/04   23/27 23/40
Congleton 09/07 09/10   23/18 23/33
Kidsgrove 09/11 09/15   23/13 23/28
Stoke-on-Trent 09/18 09/21   23/05 23/22
Stoke-on-Trent Jn 09/19 ?   23/03 23/21
Stone 09/25 09/28   22/54 23/13
Norton Bridge 09/30 09/33   22/48 23/07
Stafford 09/34 09/39   22/41 23/00
Bushbury Jn 09/45 09/53   22/30 22/49
Portobello Jn 09/49 09/57   22/27 22/45
Darlaston Jn 09/52 09/59   22/24 22/42
Bescot Stadium 09.55a ~ 09.56d 10.02 ~ 10.02   22.20a ~ 22.22d ?
Perry Bar North Jn 10/02 10/11   22/14 22/25
Aston 10/04 10/13   22/09 22/22
Stechford 10/08 10/19   22/02 22/16
Birmingham International 10.11a ~ 10.23d 10.27 ~ 10.30   21/55 22/03
Coventry 10/33 10/54   21/47 21/47
Coventry Park Jn 10/35 10/55   21/45 21/44
Kenilworth 10/40 10/59   21/41 21/40
Milverton Jn 10/46 11/04   21/35 21/35
Leamington Spa 10.52a ~ 11.05d 11.07 ~ ??.??   21.26a ~ 21.30d 21.30 ~ 21.32
Fenny Compton 11/17 11/16   21/14 21/16
Banbury 11/25 11/25   21/06 21/10
Aynho Jn 11/29 11/29   21/02 21/04
Heyford 11/35 11/33   20/57 21/00
Wolvercot Jn 11/42 11/40   20/50 20/52
Oxford ? 11.47a ~ 11.52d   20/47 20/47
Didcot North Jn ? ?   20/34 20/38
Didcot Parkway ? ?   20.29a ~ 20.31d 20.32 ~ 20.36
Reading ? ?   20/11 20/12
Twyford ? ?   20/05 20/09
Maidenhead ? ?   19/56 19/59
Slough ? ?   19/50 19/52
Airport Jn ? ?   19/38 19/38
Southall ? ?   19.32a ~ 19.35d 19.35 ~ ??.??
Ealing Broadway ? ?   ? 19.31a ~ ??.??d
Acton West ? ?   19/27 19/30
Ladbroke Grove ? ?   19/24 19/26
Paddington 14.00a 13.00   19.21d 19.22


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