11th December 2004

Hertfordshire Rail Tours
The Grassington Dickensian Festival

Pride of the Nation series

Loco Used 67005
Stock Used 21269+3141+3119+1679+3120+3121+1680+3147+3123+1698+3149+3146+2834

Route :
1Z50 : Kings Cross to Skipton
1Z51 : Skipton to Kings Cross

Loco Route
67005 London Kings Cross - (via ECML) - Doncaster - Adwick - South Kirkby Jn - Hare Park Jn - Oakenshaw Jn - Turners Lane Jn - Altofts Jn - Engine Shed Jn - Whitehall Jn - Apperley Jn - Keighley - Skipton
67005 Skipton - (reverse of outward route) - London Kings Cross

Notes :
(1) The train was delayed in the Tallington area on the outward leg because the driver apprehended an illegal immigrant at the lineside. Diver put him on the train and he was dropped off at an overbridge about a mile further north into the hands of the local police!

Sources : various including Mark Herriott

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Richard Rooker)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Kings Cross 08.18d 08.18   21.05a 21/19
Belle Isle 08/20 08/20   21/03 21/17
Finsbury Park 08/22 08/23   20/59 21/14
Alexandra Palace 08/24 08/25   20/57 21/12
Potters Bar 08.30a ~ 08.33d 08.35 ~ 08.38   20.48a ~ 20.51d 21.01 ~ 21.05
Welwyn Garden City 08/40 08/47   20/42 20/55
Digswell Jn 08*42 ~ 08*50 ?   ? ?
Woolmer Green Jn 08/54 08/51   20/39 20/52
Stevenage 08.58a ~ 09.00d 08.55 ~ 09.01   20.33a ~ 20.36d 20.44 ~ 20.48
Hitchin 09/03 09/04   20/26 20/40
Sandy 09/14 09/14   20/19 20/33
Huntingdon 09/26 09/27   20/10 20/24
Holme Jn 09/33 09/36  
Connington South Jn   20/04 ?
Peterborough 09/40 09/42   19/56 20/10
Helpston Jn 09/46 09/50  
Tallington Jn 09/52 10/02   19/48 19/58
Stoke Jn 10/10 10/29   19/39 19/46
Grantham 10/17 10/33   19/35 19/42
Barkston South Jn 10/21 10/35   19/32 19/39
Newark North Gate 10/32 10/42   19/26 19/33
Retford 10/43 10/54   19/15 19/20
Loversall Carr Jn 10/53 11/02   19/06 19/02
Doncaster 10.57a ~ 10.59d 11.07 ~ 11.09   19.00a ~ 19.02d 18.55 ~ 18.57
Adwick 11/03 11/14   18/50 18/48
Adwick Jn 11/03 ?   18/46 ?
South Kirkby Jn 11/07 11/18   18/41 18/43
Hare Park Jn 11/12 11/25   18/36 18/38
Crofton West Jn 11/15 ?   18/34 ?
Calder Bridge Jn 11/18 ?   18/32 ?
Turners Lane Jn 11/21 ?   18/31 ?
Altofts Jn 11/26 11/38   18/24 18/22
Methley Jn 11/29 11/40   18/22 18/21
Engine Shed Jn 11/44 11/51   18/14 18/09
Whitehall Jn 11/46 11/53   17/58 18/07
Armley Jn 11/47 11/54   17/57 18/06
Apperley Jn 11/52 12/00   17/52 18/01
Dockfield Jn 11/57 ?   17/49 ?
Shipley 11/58 12/05   17/48 17/56
Keighley 12/08 12/12   17/38 17/44
Skipton 12.22a 12.27   17.27d 17.26


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