14th May 2005

Hertfordshire Rail Tours
The Oozlum Bird

Loco Used 67019
Stock Used 21269+3146+3097+3119+3123+1679+5027+5023+4959+5005+4956+4991+5007

Route:
1Z67 : Ealing Broadway to Kettering
1Z68 : Kettering to Ealing Broadway

Loco Route
67019 Ealing Broadway - Acton Main Line - Acton Wells Jn - Acton Canal Wharf - Dudding Hill Jn - Brent Curve Jn - Hendon - St Albans City - Luton - Bedford - (1) - Wellingborough - Kettering - Corby - Oakham - Melton Mowbray - Syston East Jn - Syston North Jn - Sileby Jn - Loughborough - Trent South Jn - Sheet Stores Jn - Stenson Jn - North Stafford Jn - Burton-on-Trent - Burton Leicester Jn - Birmingham Curve Jn - Moria - Mantle Lane TC - Bardon Hill Quarry - Bagworth Jn - Knighton Jn - Wigston North Jn - Hinckley - Nuneaton - Water Orton - Water Orton West Jn - Park Lane Jn - Walsall - Bescot Stadium - Perry Barr North Jn - Perry Barr West Jn - Soho East Jn - Soho South Jn - Birmingham New Street - St Andrews Jn - Bordesley Jn - Lifford East Jn - Lifford West Jn - Selly Oak - Birmingham New Street - Landor Street Jn - Water Orton - Nuneaton - Hinckley - Glen Parva Jn - Wigston South Jn - Kilby Bridge Jn - Market Harborough - Kettering - Wellingborough - (1) - Bedford - Luton - St Albans - Dudding Hill Jn - Acton Wells Jn - Acton Main Line - Ealing Broadway

Notes :
(1) Tour was supposed to traverse the goods line through Sharnbrook but was unable to do so as the path had been lost to a freight train. The train was however "diverted" from the booked mainline path and covered the line on the return south.

Sources : Robert Frise (joined/left the train at St Albans) & Richard Rooker


The perils of modern railtouring, the passengers who pay to run the tour get
rubbish photographic opportunities. Kettering (photo: Nick Wason)


Proof however that a 'mad scramble' did permit a standard three-quarters
view of 67019 to be obtained at Kettering (photo: Edward Pearce)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Robert Frise & LASERman)

M.C Location Booked Actual
0.00 Ealing Broadway 08.21d 08.21 [P4] RL
1.35 Acton Main Line 08/24 08/26
2.07 Acton Wells Jn 08/26 08/28
2.47 Acton Canal Wharf 08/28 08/29
5.04 Dudding Hill Jn 08/34 08/35
6.08 Brent Curve Jn 08/36 08/38 DHL
7.03 Hendon 08/40 08/41
7.76 Silkstream Jn 08/47 ? SL
19.75 St Albans City 09.04a ~ 09.06d 09.09 ~ 09.11 [P2]
30.23 Luton 09/21 09/30 [P3]
40.28 Flitwick 09/30 09/40
49.69 Bedford Midland 09.39a ~ 09.41d 09.51 ~ 09.53 [P2]
56.49 Sharnbrook Jn 09/55 GL 10/06 [U&DSL]
65.15 Wellingborough 10/07 10/15
67.04 Harrowden Jn 10/15 ML 10/16 ML
? Kettering South Jn ? 10/21 USL
72.05 Kettering 10.23a ~ 10.40d 10.25 ~ 10.40 [P1]
74.04 Kettering North Jn 10/44 10/45
79.29 Corby North 10/52 10/50
90.22 Manton Jn 11/10 11/08
93.60 Oakham 11/13 11/12
95.05 Langham Jn 11/16 11/14
105.21 Melton Mowbray 11/25 11/22
115.03 Syston East Jn 11/36 11/33
115.20 Syston North Jn 11/37 11/34 SL
117.75 Sileby Jn 11/48 11/41
122.41 Loughborough 11/54 11/47
? Ratcliffe Jn ? 12/00 FL
130.11 Trent South Jn 12/02 12/02
130.53 Sheet Stores Jn 12/03 12/04
143.07 Stenson Jn 12/23 12/24
143.51 North Stafford Jn 12/24 12/25
149.24 Burton-on-Trent 12/28 12/30
149.54 Burton Leicester Jn 12/30 12/32
150.14 Birmingham Curve Jn 12/34 12/33
155.67 Moira West Jn 12/50 12/49
159.67 Lounge Jn 13/05 13/01
163.49 Coalville Mantle Lane 13/20 13/11
165.31 Bardon Hill 13/42 13/17
166.54 Bagworth Jn 13/42 13/21
179.09 Knighton South Jn 14/18 14/25 UML
180.63 Wigston North Jn 14/22 14/29
192.14 Hinckley 14/36 14/51
196.33 Nuneaton 14c43a ~ 14c45d 14.56 ~ 14.57 [P6]
197.18 Abbey Jn 14/49 14/59
206.77 Whitacre Jn 15/00 15/10
209.62 Water Orton 15/04 15/14 DSL
210.23 Water Orton West Jn 15/06 15/15
211.12 Park Lane Jn 15/08 15/17
222.61 Ryecroft Jn 15/26 15/35
222.23 Walsall 15/28 15/37 UFL
224.10 Pleck Jn 15/30 15/39
224.77 Bescot Stadium 15/32 15/41
229.34 Perry Barr North Jn 15/36 15/48
229.73 Perry Barr West Jn 15/38 15/49
231.72 Soho East Jn 15/49 15/52
232.25 Soho South Jn 15/52 15/53
234.26 Birmingham New Street 15/58 15/59 [P1]
235.00 Proof House Jn 16/01 16/01 UStour
? Grand Jn ? 16/03 U&DCH
235.77 St Andrews Jn 16/05 16/05
236.23 Bordesley Jn 16/06 16/06
240.70 Lifford East Jn 16/16 16/19
242.65 Selly Oak 16/27 16/30
246.16 Birmingham New Street 16/39 16/40 [P9] Up Derby
246.70 Proof House Jn 16/41 16/43
247.61 Landor Street Jn 16/43 16/44 UM
253.67 Water Orton 16/50 16/51 U&DF
256.52 Whitacre Jn 16/54 16/55
266.31 Abbey Jn 17/05 17/06
267.16 Nuneaton 17c08a ~ 17c10d 17.08 ~ 17.10 [P7]
271.35 Hinckley 17/17 17/16
282.12 Glen Parva Jn 17/33 17/26
282.62 Wigston South Jn 17/37 17/28
284.63 Kilby Bridge 17/48 17/44
295.29 Market Harborough 17/58 17/54
? Kettering North Jn 18/12 18/04 U&DSL
306.22 Kettering 18.15a ~ 18.22d 18.08 ~ 18.13 [P1] USL
? Harrowden Jn ML 18/29 U&DSL
313.12 Wellingborough 18/31 18/31
321.58 Sharnbrook Jn 18/39 18/42 USL
? Bedford North Jn 18/45 18/56 DSL
328.38 Bedford Midland 18.50a ~ 18.52d 18.58 ~ 18.59 U&DPL
? Bedford South Jn 18/52 19/03 USL
337.79 Flitwick 19/04 19/10
348.04 Luton 19/15 19/20 [P1] USL
358.32 St Albans City 19.29a ~ 19.31d 19.33 ~ 19.35 [P1]
370.31 Silkstream Jn 19/46 19/51 UHL
371.24 Hendon 19/50 19/53
372.19 Brent Curve Jn 19/55 19/57
373.23 Dudding Hill Jn 19/58 20/00
375.60 Acton Canal Wharf 20/05 20/09
376.20 Acton Wells Jn 20/10 20/12
376.72 Acton Main Line 20/14 DRL 20/15 DRL
378.27 Ealing Broadway 20.18a [P3] 20.19 [P3]


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