2nd July 2005

V.S.O.E. (Northern Belle)
(Buckingham Palace & Diana Memorial from Liverpool / Birmingham)

Loco Used 67025
Stock Used 10729+17167+3247+3275+1953+3182+3267+1566+3273+3174

Route:
1Z71 : Liverpool Lime Street to Kensington Olympia
1Z84 : Kensington Olympia to Liverpool Lime Street

Loco Route
67025 Liverpool Lime Street - Edge Hill - Allerton - Runcorn - Weaver Jn - (WCML via Trent Valley & Northampton) - Willesden West London Jn - Mitre Bridge Jn - Kensington Olympia
?67025? Kensington Olympia - (reverse of outward route) - Weaver Jn - Acton Grange Jn - Warrington Bank Quay - Winwick Jn - Earlestown - St Helens Junction - Huyton - Edge Hill - Liverpool Lime Street

Notes :
(1) Advertised from Birmingham but assumed passengers were taken by bus to ?Nuneaton? to join (or was Birmingham removed from the pick-ups)?

Source : Janet Cottrell

Timings (Booked & Actual)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Liverpool Lime Street 06.32d 06.31   00.23a 23.38
Edge Hill 06/36 06/35   00/19 23/35
Huyton   00/12 23/25
St Helens Junction   00/01 23/17
Earlestown   23/47 23/14
Winwick Jn   23/45 23/10
Warrington Bank Quay   23/40 23/07
Acton Grange Jn   23/34 23/06
Wavertree Jn 06/38 06/37  
Allerton 06/42 06/42  
Ditton Jn 06/46 06/47  
Runcorn 06/48 06/51  
Weaver Jn 07/00 06/56   23/30 23/03
Winsford SB 07/08 07/01   23/23 23/58
Crewe 07.19a ~ 07.24d 07.16 ~ 07.20   22.53a ~ 22.58d 22.46 ~ 22.50
Basford Hall Jn 07/30 07/24   22/49 22/43
Madeley 07/35 07/29   22/44 22/38
Norton Bridge 07/45 07/39   22/34 22/31
Stafford 07/51 07/51   22/29 22/26
Colwich 08/06 08/00   22/20 22/18
Armitage 08/16 08/04   22/16 22/15
Lichfield TV 08/20 08/07   22/11 22/11
Tamworth LL 08/25 08/12   22/07 22/07
Nuneaton 08.36a ~ 08.39d 08.34 ~ 08.42   21.52a ~ 21.55d 21.41 ~ 21.53
Trent Valley Jn 08/52 08/59   21/21 21/29
Rugby 08.53a ~ 08.55d 09.01 ~ 09.04   21.17a ~ 21.19d 21.25 ~ 21.27
Hilmorton Jn 08/57 09/07   21/15 21/23
Long Buckby 09/06 09/18   21/07 21/16
Northampton 09/16 09/32   20.41a ~ 20.55d 20.57 ~ 21.05
Hanslope Jn 09/25 09/41   20/31 20/48
Milton Keynes Central 09/29 09/46   20/23 20/43
Bletchley 09/31 09/48   20/21 20/41
Ledburn Jn 09/37 09/54   20/15 20/35
Tring 09/41 09/57   20/10 20/27
Bourne End Jn 09/46 10/01   20/04 20/16
Watford Junction 09/52 10/06   19/54 20/11
Harrow & Wealdstone 10/00 10/09   19/49 20/06
Wembley Central 10/02 10/21   19/46 20/04
Willesden WL Jn 10/04 10/32   19/42 19/59
Mitre Bridge Jn 10.06a ~ 10.14d 10/38   19/37 19/57
North Pole Jn 10/16 10/41   19/35 19/51
Kensington Olympia 10.20a 10.47   19.30d 19.47


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