8th October 2005

V.S.O.E. (Northern Belle)
(London Shopping)

Locos Used 67014 & 67016
Stock Used 10734+17167+3247+1953+3275+1953+3182+3267+1566+3273+3174

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

Loco(s) Route
????? Liverpool Lime Street - Edge Hill - St Helens Junction - Earlestown - Winwick Jn - Warrington bank Quay - Weaver Jn - Crewe - Madeley - Norton Bridge - Stafford - Bushbury Jn - Portobello Jn - Darlaston Jn - Bescot Stadium - Perry Barr North Jn - Aston - Stechford - Birmingham International - Coventry - Rugby - Northampton - Milton Keynes Central - Watford Junction - Wembley Central - Willesden WL Jn - Mitre Bridger Jn - Kensington Olympia
????? Liverpool Lime Street - (reverse of outward route) - Liverpool Lime Street

Notes :
(1) Locos top-n-tail - which led on each leg?

Sources : David Bellamy & Janet Cottrell

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Janet Cottrell & David Bellamy)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Liverpool Lime Street 08.28d [P8] [SL] 08.28   22.44a [P7] 22.23
Edge Hill 08/32 [P1] 08/33   [SL] 22/40 [P2] 22/19
Huyton 08/40 08/38   22/30 22/12
St Helens Junction 08/52 08/51   22/20 22/06
Earlestown 08/57 [P3] 08/58   22/16 [P3] 22/02
Winwick Jn 09/02 [SL] 09/01   22/14 21/58
Warrington Bank Quay 09.07a ~ 09.13d [P1] [FL] 09.06 ~ ??.??   22.04a ~ 22.08d [P4] [SL] 21.50 ~ 21.54
Acton Grange Jn 09/17 09/14   22/00 21/48
Weaver Jn 09/22 09/19   21/56 21/45
Winsford SB 09/28 09/31   21/50 21/39
Crewe 09.37a ~ 09.42d [P6] [SL] 09.41 ~ 09.47   21.37a ~ 21.40d [P6] [FL] 21.24 ~ 21.32
Basford Hall Jn 09/49 09/50   21/33 21/22
Madeley 09/57 10/11   21/25 21/17
Norton Bridge 10/10 10/20   21/13 21/09
Stafford 10/17 [P4] 10/25   [SL] 21/06 [P5] 21/03
Bushbury Jn 10/34 10/37   20/54 20/48
Portobello Jn 10/39 10/41   20/45 20/45
Darlaston Jn 10/44 10/43   20/41 20/42
Bescot Stadium 10/47 10/47   20/40 20/39
Perry Barr North Jn 10/51 10/51   20/33 20/29
Aston 10/55 10/55   20/26 20/25
Stechford 11/00 11/01   20/11 20/19
Birmingham International 11.05a ~ 11.23d [P5] 11.08 ~ 11.26   19.59a ~ 20.07d [P2] 20.04 ~ 20.08
Coventry 11/32 [P2] 11/38   19/46 [P3] 19/51
Trent Valley Jn 11/42 [FL] ?   19/46 ?
Rugby 11/43 [UFL] 11/49   19/35 [DFL] 19/37
Hillmorton Jn 11/45 11/51   19/33 [FL] 19/25
Long Buckby 11/54 11/58   19/22 19/17
Northampton 12/07 [UML] 12/09   19/03 19/07
Hanslope Jn 12/22 [SL] 12/19   18/85 18/57
Milton Keynes Central 12/28 12/24   18/44 18/50
Bletchley 12/31 12/30   18/38 18/46
Ledburn Jn 12/39 12/39   18/29 19/33
Tring 12/45 12/44   18/22 18/26
Bourne End Jn 12/51 12/49   18/11 18/16
Watford Junction 13/00 [FL] 12/58   17/59 [SL] 18/01
Harrow & Wealdstone 13/05 13/03   17/51 17/52
Wembley Central 13.09a ~ 13.11d 13.07 ~ 13.07   17.46a ~ 17.48d 17.49 ~ 17.49
Willesden WL Jn 13/14 13/18   17/43 [FL] 17/38
Mitre Bridge Jn 13/15 13/19   17/34 17/34
North Pole Jn 13/17 13/22   17/33 17/33
Kensington Olympia 13.22a [P2] 13.24   17.29d [P2] 17.30


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