9th April 2005

The Railway Touring Company
The Buxton Spa Express

Locos Used 31454 & Steam 61264
Stock Used 6312+99318+4994+4951+99311+99125+99371+99127+99304

Route:
1Z64 : Kettering to Buxton
1Z65 : Buxton to Kettering

Loco(s) Route
31454 Kettering - Leicester - Loughborough - Spondon - Derby
61264 Derby - Ambergate Jn - Chesterfield - Dore South Jn - Dore West Jn - Grindleford - Edale - Chinley South Jn - Tunstead Sidings - Buxton URS
61264 (1) Buxton URS - Buxton
61264 Buxton - Hazel Grove - Stockport - Ash Bridge Jn - Guide Bridge - Romiley - New Mills Central - Edale - (reverse of outward route) - Derby
31454 Derby - Spondon - Loughborough - Leicester - Kettering

Notes :
(1) Tender first.


61264 at Derby (photo: Ralf Edge)


31454 at Derby (photo: Ralf Edge)

Sources : Richard Rooker, Mark Baines & Rob Wells

Timings (Booked & Actual)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Kettering 08.45d 08.45   21.10a 21.31
Kettering North Jn 08/48 08/51   21/07 21/27
Market Harborough 09.00a ~ 09.02d 09.03a ~ 09.06d   20.52a ~ 20.55d 21.10 ~ 21.12
Wigston North Jn 09/14 09/20   20/40 20/55
Leicester 09.18a ~ 09.20d 09.24a ~ 09.26d   20.33a ~ 20.35d 20.48 ~ 20.50
Syston South Jn 09/25 09/33   20/25 20/41
Sileby Jn 09/27 09/36   20/23 20/37
Loughborough 09.31a ~ 09.33d 09.41a ~ 09.44d   20.16a ~ 20.18d 20.28 ~ 20.31
Trent South Jn 09/40 09/54   20/04 20/20
Sheet Stores Jn 09/41 09/55   20/03 20/19
Spondon 09/46 10/04   19/57 20/13
Derby 09.52a ~ 10.20d 10.08 ~ 10.44   19.17a ~ 19.52d 19.35 ~ 20.08
Ambergate Jn 10/35 10/58   19/04 19/21
Clay Cross South Jn 10/46 11/09   18/54 19/11
Chesterfield 10/50 11/13   18/49 19/05
Dore South Jn 11/00 ?   19/40 ?
Dore West Jn 11/05 ?   18/39 ?
Totley Tunnel East 11/06 11/28   18/38 18/48
Grindleford 11/11 ?   18/34 ?
Earles Sidings SB 11/18 11/54   18/27 18/30
Edale 11/23 ?   18/23 ?
Chinley East Jn 11/28 ?   18/17 18/16

 

Location Booked Actual
Chinley South Jn 11/35 12/16
Peak Forest South SS 11/43 ?
Tunstead Sidings 11*47 ~ 11*49 ?
Topley Pike Bardon AGG 11/58 ?
Buxton SB 12*05 ~ 12*07 ?
Buxton URS 12*09 ~ 12*42 12*50 ~ ??*??
Buxton SB 12/44 ?
Buxton 12.47a ~ 15.55d 13.28 ~ 15.55
Chapel-En-Le-Frith 16/11 ?
Furness Vale 16/23 ?
Hazel Grove 16/38 16/32
Edgeley Jn No.1 16/43 16/37
Stockport 16/44 16/39
Heaton Norris Jn 16/46 16/41
Ash Bridge Jn 16/47 16/43
Denton Jn 16/53 ?
Guide Bridge 17/06 17/04
Hyde Jn 17/08 17/09
Woodley 17.16a ~ 17.46d ?
Romiley 17/50 17/47
Marple Wharf Jn 17/52 ?
New Mills Central 17/59 17/57
New Mills South Jn 18/09 ?
Chinley North Jn 18/16 18/16

Timings continued in first table

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