12th February 2005

Green Express Railtours
The Winchester Valentine Pullman (4)

Locos Used 47854 & 57601
Stock Used 4940+4960+5035+1861+3136+99121+99677+99671+99679+99675+99673+99304

Route:
1Z44 : Doncaster to Winchester
1Z45 : Winchester to Doncaster

Loco(s) Route
57601 (1) Doncaster - Hexthorpe Jn - Swinton - Aldwarke Jn - Holmes Jn - Sheffield - Dore Station Jn - Chesterfield - Ambergate Jn - Derby - Spondon - Trent South Jn - Ratcliffe Jn - Loughborough - Syston South Jn - Leicester - Hinckley - Nuneaton - Abbey Jn - Water Orton - Landor Street Jn - Bordesley Jn - Small Heath South Jn - Tyseley - Dorridge - Leamington Spa - Banbury - Oxford - Didcot North Jn - (3) Didcot Parkway (3) - Didcot East Jn - Reading West Jn - Southcote Jn - Bramley - Basingstoke - Worting Jn - Winchester
47854 (2) Winchester - (reverse of outward route) - Loughborough - Trent South Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Doncaster

Notes :
(1) 47854 on rear.
(2) 57601 on rear.
(3) Not booked via Didcot Parkway but were routed that way both outward and return.
(4) Tour name needs confirming.

Sources : various including Martyn Brailsford

Timings (Booked & Actual)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Doncaster 06.53d 06.53   23.10a 22.53
Hexthorpe Jn 06/56 07/00   23/06 22/48
Swinton 07.04a ~ 07.07d 07.08 ~ 07.11   22.56a ~ 22.58d 22.36 ~ 22.40
Aldwarke Jn 07/10 07/15   22/54 22/33
Holmes Jn 07/13 07/18   22/46 22/30
Sheffield 07.26a ~ 07.31d 07.28 ~ 07.31   22.24a ~ 22.37d 22.09 ~ 22.22
Dore Station Jn 07/37 07/39   22/07 22/02
Chesterfield 07.45a ~ 07.47d 07.51 ~ 07.55   21.52a ~ 21.56d 21.49 ~ 21.51
Clay Cross South Jn 07/52 08/01   21/48 21/44
Ambergate Jn 08/00 08/10   21/38 21/35
Belper 08.04a ~ 08.06d 08.13 ~ 08.14   21.31a ~ 21.34d 21.30 ~ 21.31
Derby 08.17a ~ 08.24d 08.24 ~ 08.34   21.10a ~ 21.21d 21.08 ~ 21.18
Spondon 08/30 08/39   21/04 21/04
Sheet Stores Jn 08/37 08/45   20/59 20/58
Trent South Jn 08/28 08/51   20/58 20/58
Ratcliffe Jn 08/40 08/52   - -
Loughborough 08.55a ~ 08.57d 09.00 ~ 09.03   20.48a ~ 20.50d 20.47 ~ 20.49
Sileby Jn 09/02 09/09   20/43 20/43
Syston South Jn 09/04 09/12   20/40 20/41
Leicester 09.11a ~ 09.14d 09.19 ~ 09.20   20.32a ~ 20.34d 20.32 ~ 20.34
Wigston South Jn 09/20 09/26   20/29 20/23
Hinckley 09/37 09/43   20/16 20/14
Nuneaton 09/42 09/48   20/10 20/06
Abbey Jn 09/45 09/49   20/07 20/04
Whitacre Jn 09/56 10/01   19/54 19/50
Water Orton 10/00 10/06   19/50 19/47
Landor Street Jn 10/05 10/17   19/42 19/38
St Andrews Jn 10/07 10/20   19/40 19/37
Bordesley Jn 10/08 10/21   19/36 19/36
Small Heath South Jn 10/11 10/24   19/33 19/33
Tyseley 10/12 10/25   19/32 19/33
Dorridge 10/25 10/34   19/24 19/23
Hatton 10/31 10/44   19/14 19/12
Leamington Spa 10/43 10/53   19/02 18/59
Fenny Compton 10/53 11/05   18/50 18/50
Banbury 11/01 11/13   18.40a ~ 18.42d 18/40
Aynho Jn 11/08 11/23   18/34 18/30
Heyford 11/13 11/29   18/27 18/21
Wolvercot Jn 11/26 11/37   18/19 18/12
Oxford 11.33a ~ 11.43d 11.42 ~ 11.43   18/16 18/08
Didcot North Jn 11/55 11/55   18/00 17/58
Didcot East Jn 11/56 12/04   17/58 17/51
Reading West Jn 12/13 12/20   17/43 17/36
Southcote Jn 12/22 12/23   17/39 17/31
Bramley 12/31 12/31   17/21 17/19
Basingstoke 12/37 12/40   17.08a ~ 17.13d 17.11 ~ 17.12
Worting Jn 12/40 12/44   17/02 17/06
Winchester 12.56a 12.58   16.47d 16.49


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