14th May 2005

Green Express Railtours
The Fenland Seaside Express

Locos Used 47826 & 47851
Stock Used 99304+99318+3136+3143+99125+99673+99327+99317+99328+1861+5035+4960

Route:
1Z74 : Skipton to Ely
1Z75 : Ely to Great Yarmouth
1Z76 : Great Yarmouth to Skipton

Loco(s) Route
47851 (3) (1) Skipton - Keighley - Shipley - Armley Jn - Leeds - (2) Crossgates - Hambleton West Jn - Hambleton South Jn - Temple Hirst Jn - (2) Doncaster - (via ECML) - Peterborough - March - Ely
47826 (4) Ely - Thetford - Wymondham - Wensum Jn - Brundall - Acle - Great Yarmouth
47851 (3) Great Yarmouth - Reedham - Brundall - Wensum Jn - Wymondham - Thetford - Ely North Jn - Ely West Jn - March - Peterborough - (via ECML) - Temple Hirst Jn - Hambleton South Jn - Hambleton West Jn - Gascoigne Wood Jn - Crossgates - Leeds - Armley Jn - Shipley - Keighley - Skipton

Notes :
(1) Tour departed Skipton 50 minutes late due to a brake problem on one of the coaches.
(2) Booked to reverse at Leeds and go Leeds - Whitehall Jn - Holbeck Jn - Wakefield Westate - Adwick - Doncaster, but was diverted due to the late running.
(3) 47826 on rear.
(4) 47851 on rear.

Sources : Richard Rooker, Roger Ellison & Solomon Riley

Timings (Booked & Actual)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Skipton 06.15d 07.09   22.59a 23.13
Steeton & Silsden 06.25a ~ 06.27d ?   22.46a ~ 22.48d ?
Keighley 06.34a ~ 06.36d 07.25 ~ 07.30   22.38a ~ 22.41d 22.52 ~ 22.56
Bingley 06.43a ~ 06.45d ?   22.30a ~ 22.32d ?
Shipley 06.52a ~ 06.54d 07.42 ~ 07.43   22.20 ~ 22.23 22.36 ~ 22.36
Dockfield Jn 06/55 ?   22/18 ?
Apperley Jn 07/01 07/48   22/14 22/30
Armley Jn 07/06 07/53   22/08 22/24
Whitehall Jn 07/07 07/54   22/05 22/22
Leeds West Jn 07/10 ?   22/04 ?
Leeds 07.12a ~ 07.44d 07.56 ~ 08.04   21.59a ~ 22.03d 22.15 ~ 22.21
Leeds West Jn 07/45 DIV  
Whitehall Jn 07/45 DIV  
Holbeck Jn 07/46 DIV  
Wakefield Westgate 07/57 DIV  
Hare Park Jn 08/01 DIV  
South Kirkby Jn 08/10 DIV  
Adwick Jn 08/17 DIV  
Adwick 08/19 DIV  
Neville Hill West Jn DIV 08/07   21/56 ?
Crossgates DIV ?   21/51 22/09
Micklefield DIV 08/19   21/47 22/02
Gascoigne Wood Jn DIV ?   21/42 21/57
Hambleton West Jn DIV ?   21/40 ?
Hambleton South Jn DIV ?   21/39 ?
Temple Hirst Jn DIV 08/40   21/36 21/48
Shaftholme Jn DIV 08/48   21/30 21/40
Doncaster 08.24a ~ 08.27d 08.55 ~ ??.??   21.23a ~ 21.26d 21.30 ~ 21.34
Loversall Carr Jn 08/40 09/11   21/18 21/25
Ranskill Loop   20*44 ~ 21*11 ?
Retford 08/48 09/26   20/40 21/08
Newark North Gate 09/00 09/40   20/26 20/51
Barkston South Jn 09/08 09/56   20/19 20/42
Grantham 09/10 10/02   20/16 20/39
Stoke Jn 09/16 10/07   20/12 20/33
Tallington Jn 09/26 10/19   19/55 20/16
Peterborough 09/33 10/30   19/49 20/06
Peterborough East Jn 09/37 ?   19/45 ?
Whittlesea 09/45 ?   19/37 ?
March West Jn 09/53 ?   19/27 ?
March 09/54 10/51   19/26 19/46
Ely West Jn   19/10 ?
Ely North Jn 10/10 11/06  
Ely 10.13a ~ 12.45d 11.09 ~ 13.46  
Ely North Jn 12/48 13/49   19/07 19/28
Brandon 13/01 14/09   18/55 19/10
Thetford 13/11 ?   18/48 ?
Attleborough 13/28 ?   18/33 ?
Wymondham 13.38a ~ 13.41d 14.36 ~ 14.38   18.22a ~ 18.25d ?
Trowse Jn 13/52 15/00   18/10 18/28
Trowse Swing Bridge Jn 13/53 ?   18/09 ?
Wensum Jn 14/05 ?   18/02 ?
Whitlingham Jn 14/08 15/09   17/59 ?
Brundall 14/13 ?   17/54 ?
Lingwood 14/17 ?  
Acle 14/20 ?  
Cantley   17/49 ?
Reedham   17/44 ?
Great Yarmouth 14.30a 15.30   17.30d 17.52


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