15th January 2005

V.S.O.E. (Northern Belle)
(Edinburgh and Royal Yacht Britannia from Birmingham / Derby / Sheffield)

Loco Used 67005
Stock Used 10729+17167+3182+3275+1953+3267+1566+3273+3174

Route:
1Z60 : Birmingham New Street to Edinburgh Waverley
1Z21 : Edinburgh Waverley to Birmingham New Street

Loco(s) Route
67005 Birmingham New Street - Proof House Jn - Water Orton - Whitacre Jn - Abbey Jn - Nuneaton - Leicester - Loughborough - Derby - Chesterfield - Dronfield - Sheffield - Meadowhall - Rotherham Masborough - Swinton - Moorthorpe - Church Fenton - York - (via ECML) - Edinburgh Waverley
67005 Edinburgh Waverley - (reverse of outward route) - Birmingham New Street

Notes :
(1) Delayed in Drem Up Loop on the return due to a lighting fault on the stock.

Source : Richard Rooker (viewed at Meadowhall)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Richard Rooker)

M.C Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual M.C
0.00 Birmingham New Street 06.10d 06.10   23.27a 23.56 714.14
0.54 Proof House Jn 06/12 06/12   23/24 23/51 713.40
1.45 Landore Street Jn 06/14 06/14   23/23 23/47 712.49
7.51 Water Orton 06/22 06/20   23/18 23/41 706.43
10.36 Whitacre Jn 06/27 06/24   23/14 23/36 703.58
20.25 Nuneaton Abbey Jn 06/41 06/34   23/03 23/27 693.69
21.10 Nuneaton 06/44 06/36   23/01 23/25 693.04
25.29 Hinckley 06/50 06/45   22/55 23/20 688.65
36.60 Wigston North Jn 07/05 06/56   22/42 23/09 677.34
39.76 Leicester 07.09a ~ 07.21d 07.01 ~ 07.06   22.30a ~ 22.36d 22.58 ~ 23.01 674.18
44.67 Syston South Jn 07/27 07/12   22/22 22/53 669.27
47.69 Sileby Jn 07/29 07/14   22/20 22/51 666.25
52.36 Loughborough 07/33 07/16   22/15 22/48 661.58
60.06 Trent South Jn 07/40 07/22   22/08 22/43 654.08
60.48 Sheet Stores Jn 07/41 07/22   22/07 22/43 653.46
66.57 Spondon 07/48 07/27   22/01 22/38 647.37
69.27 Derby 07.54a ~ 08.04d 07.32 ~ 07.58   21.51a ~ 21.56d 22.25 ~ 22.34 644.67
79.20 Ambergate Jn 08/15 08/08   21/39 22/16 634.74
89.28 Clay Cross South Jn 08/25 08/16   21/29 22/09 624.66
93.38 Chesterfield 08/30 08/21   21/26 22/05 620.56
101.68 Dore Station Jn 08/37 08/33   21/18 21/59 612.26
105.58 Sheffield 08.43a ~ 08.47d 08.49 ~ 08.55   21.08a ~ 21.12d 21.50 ~ 21.52 608.36
106.15 Nunnery Main Line Jn 08/49 ?   21/06 21/48 607.79
108.70 Wincobank 08/52 ?   21/01 21/44 605.24
? Meadowhall ? 08.59     21/44 ?
110.61 Holmes Jn 08/54 09/00   20/58 21/42 603.33
113.63 Aldwarke Jn 08/57 09/04   20/55 21/39 600.31
115.68 Swinton 09/01 09/05   20/54 21/38 598.26
123.65 Moorthorpe 09/12 09/13   20/47 21/30 590.29
132.67 Ferrybridge North Jn 09/22 ?   20/36 ? 581.27
136.76 Milford Jn 09/31 09/31   20/30 21/06 577.18
141.25 Church Fenton 09/37 09/37   20/26 21/00 572.69
? Colton South Jn ? ?   20/22 ? ?
146.42 Colton Jn 09/45 09/45   20/22 20/56 567.52
152.03 York 09/52 09/56   20/17 20/51 562.11
153.54 Skelton Jn 09/54 09/59   20/15 20/39 560.40
161.43 Tollerton Jn 10/00 10/06   20/09 20/39 552.51
174.19 Thirsk 10/08 10/14   20/01 20/32 539.75
181.79 Northallerton 10/14 10/19   19/57 20/27 532.15
196.13 Darlington 10/25 10/28   19/48 20/16 518.01
208.20 Ferryhill South Jn 10/35 10/36   19/39 20/03 505.74
210.74 Tursdale Jn 10/37 ?   19/36 ? 503.20
218.16 Durham 10/43 10/42   19/28 19/56 495.78
227.25 Birtley Jn 10/53 10/48   19/17 19/51 486.69
? King Edward Bridge South Jn 10/56 10/52   19/12 19/46 ?
232.51 Newcastle 10.59a ~ 11.01d 10.56 ~ 10.59   19.06a ~ 19.09d 19.42 ~ 19.45 481.43
234.45 Heaton South Jn 11/04 11/02   19/02 19/38 479.49
249.21 Morpeth 11/14 11/13   18/52 19/27 464.73
? Wooden Gate Jn 11*28 ~ 11*37 ?   ? ? ?
267.40 Alnmouth 11/39 11/38   18/40 19/14 446.54
284.16 Belford L.C. 11/51 11/50   18/30 19/04 429.78
299.51 Berwick-Upon-Tweed 12/03 12/01   18/20 18/53 414.43
300.53 Marshall Meadows 12/06 12/04   18/17 18/51 413.41
309.73 Reston 12/12 ?   18/11 ? 404.21
315.73 Grantshouse 12/17 12/17   18/06 18/40 398.21
328.02 Dunbar 12/26 12/27   17/56 18/30 386.12
? Drem Down Loop 12*34 ~ 12*51 ?  
339.27 Drem 12/52 12/53   17/48 18/21 374.67
350.72 Monktonhall Jn 13/02 13/03   17/39 17/41 363.22
353.48 Portobello Jn 13/04 13/05   17/37 17/38 360.46
357.07 Edinburgh Waverley 13.08a 13.10   17.33d 17.33 357.07

Mileage calculated from various other tours within this site. No attempt has been made to verify it.

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