4th December 2004

V.S.O.E. (British Pullman)
(Lincoln Christmas Market)

Loco Used 66181
Stock Used ?????

Route:
1Z81 : London Victoria - Lincoln Central
1Z82 : Lincoln Central - London Victoria

Loco Route
66181 London Victoria - (1) Clapham Junction - Barnes - New Kew Jn - Kew East Jn - Acton Wells Jn - Willesden High Level Jn - (1) Willesden Junction HL - Gospel Oak - Camden Road - Freight Terminal Jn - Finsbury Park - Stevenage - Huntingdon - Peterborough - Grantham - Newark North Gate - Newark Crossing East Jn - Boultham Jn - West Holmes Jn -Lincoln Central
66181 Lincoln Central - (reverse of outward route) (1) - London Victoria

Notes :
(1) Booked route was: Latchmere Jn - Kensington Olympia - Mitre Bridge Jn - Willesden Junction HL (& vice-versa on the return journey) but train was diverted due to a short notice possession between Latchmere Jn & North Pole Jn.


66181 arrives into Lincoln Central.
(photo: Peter The Lincolnshire & East Yorkshire Transport Review)

Sources : Richard Rooker & Janet Cottrell

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

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Victoria 08.26d 08.26   20.30a 20.51
Grosvenor Bridge Jn 08/29 ?   20/24 ?
Stewarts Lane Jn 08/31 ?   20/21 ?
Longhedge Jn 08/34 ?   20/17 ?
Latchmere Jn 08/37 DIV   20/15 DIV
Kensington Olympia 08/43 DIV   20/09 DIV
North Pole Jn 08/47 DIV   20/06 DIV
Mitre Bridge Jn 08/48 DIV   20/05 DIV
Willesden Jn High Level 08/50 09/11   19/53 20/16
Kensal Green Jn 08/51 09/14   19/50 19/39
Gospel Oak 09/07 09/26   19/41 19/33
Camden Road 09/13 09/30   19/38 19/29
Camden Road East Jn 09/16 ?   19/35 ?
Kings Cross Freight Terminal Jn 09/19 ?   19/32 ?
Holloway South Jn 09/21 ?   19/30 ?
Finsbury Park 09/24 09/41   19.20a ~ 19.24d 19.11 ~ 19.12
Alexandra Palace 09.27a ~ 09.30d 09.46 ~ 09.46   19/16 19/10
Potters Bar 09/43 09/57   19/04 19/03
Welwyn Garden City 09/54 10/07   18/54 18/57
Digswell Jn ? ?   18/51 ?
Woolmer Green Jn 09/57 10/11   18/49 18/54
Stevenage 10/00 10/14   18/45 18/50
Hitchin 10/04 10/17   18/41 18/48
Sandy 10/14 10/28   18/30 18/38
Huntingdon 10/25 10/40   18/17 18/23
Holme Jn 10/34 10/50   ? ?
Fletton Jn 10/39 ?   ? ?
Connington South Jn ? ?   18/09 ?
Peterborough 10/57 11/03   18/00 18/07
Helpston Jn 11/04 11/09   ? ?
Tallington Jn 11/10 11/12   17/53 17/55
Stoke Jn 11/22 11/24   17/41 17/42
Grantham 11/27 11/28   17/36 17/38
Barkston South Jn 11/30 11/32   17/32 17/34
Newark North Gate 11.39a ~ 11.47d ? ~ 11.44   17.18a ~ 17.23d 17.24 ~ 17.24
Newark Crossing East Jn 11/50 11/49   17/16 17/21
Boultham Jn 12/11 ?   16/50 ?
West Holmes Jn 12/12 ?   16/48 ?
Lincoln Central 12.15a 12.19   16.45d 17.00


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