16th November 2005

V.S.O.E. (Northern Belle)
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Locos Used 66160, 67008 & 67017
Stock Used Load 10 Northern Belle rake

Route:
1Z50 : Leeds to Kensington Olympia
1Z51 : Kensington Olympia to Leeds

Loco(s) Route
67008 Leeds - Wakefield Westgate - Moorthorpe - Swinton - Rotherham Masborough - Meadowhall - Sheffield - Dore - Chesterfield - Alfreton - Langley Mill - Toton Centre - Trent East Jn - Loughborough - Bedford - Luton - Hendon - Brent Curve Jn - Acton Wells Jn - Kew East Jn - Barnes - Clapham Jn - Kensington Olympia
67008 Kensington Olympia - (reverse of outward route) - Brent Curve Jn (1)
66160 (1) Brent Curve Jn - (reverse of outward route) - (2) Tapton Jn - Beighton Jn - Aldwarke Jn (2) - (reverse of outward route) - Leeds

Notes :
(1) 67008 failed at Brent Curve Jn on return, 66160 was the rescue loco with 67017 on rear to provide heat..
(2) Booked reverse of outward route throughout, but was diverted via Beighton due to late running.

Sources : various including Richard Rooker (viewed the outward at Meadowhall) & Mark Baines

Timings (Booked & Actual)

Location

Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Leeds 08.36d 08.43   23.52a 03.46
Leeds West Jn 08/37 ?   23/51 ?
Whitehall Jn 08/37 08/45   23/49 03/45
Holbeck Jn 08/38 ?   23/49 ?
Wakefield Westgate 08.52a ~ 08.57d 08.55 ~ 09.00   23.34a ~ 23.36d 03.13 ~ ?
Hare Park Jn 09/06 09/05   23/29 ?
South Kirkby Jn 09/15 09/11   23/26 02/41
Moorthorpe 09/16 09/13   23/24 02/25
Swinton 09/24 09/28   23/18 02/10
Aldwarke Jn 09/25 09/31   23/17 02/08
Holmes Jn 09/28 09/37   23/14 DIV
Wincobank Jn 09/30 ?   23/12 DIV
Nunnery Main Line Jn 09/32 ?   23/10 DIV
Sheffield 09.34a ~ 09.36d 09.45 ~ 09.48   23.06a ~ 23.08d DIV
Dore Station Jn 09/41 09/55   23/01 DIV
Beighton Jn   DIV 01/54
Tapton Jn 09/47 ?   22/51 ?
Chesterfield 09/48 10/02   22/50 01/44
Clay Cross South Jn 09/52 10/06   22/47 01/38
Alfreton 09/57 10/12   22/42 01/32
Pye Bridge Jn 09/59 10/15   22/40 01/30
Langley Mill 10/02 10/19   22/37 01/26
Trowell Jn 10/06 10/23   22/33 01/21
Toton Centre 10*10a ~ 10*12d 10*28 ~ 10*31   22*25a ~ 22*27d 01*08 ~ 01*11
Toton Jn 10/15 10/33   22/23 01/07
Trent East Jn 10/17 10/35   22/21 01/05
Trent South Jn 10/18 10/36   22/20 01/03
Loughborough 10/24 10/43   22/15 00/56
Sileby Jn 10/28 10/46   22/11 00/52
Syston South Jn 10/30 10/48   22/08 00/48
Leicester 10.36a ~ 10.38d 10.55 ~ 11.03   22.00a ~ 22.02d 00.39 ~ 00.40
Wigston North Jn 10/44 11/08   21/56 00/33
Market Harborough 11/01 11/19   21/43 00/21
Kettering 11/16 11/27   21/34 00/12
Wellingborough 11/21 11/33   21/28 00/06
Sharnbrook Jn 11/29 11/40   21/21 23/59
Bedford North Jn 11/38 ?   21/15 ?
Bedford 11.40a ~ 11.44d ? ~ 11.45   21.12a ~ 21.14d 23.50 ~ 23.52
Bedford South Jn 11/46 11/46   21/11 23/47
Flitwick 11/55 11/53   21/02 23/38
Leagrave Jn 12/02 ?   20/54 ?
Luton 12/09 12/01   20/49 23/29
St Albans City 12/20 12/09   20/33 23/14
Silkstream Jn 12/33 ?   20/17 ?
Hendon 12/35 ?   20/12 ?
Brent Curve Jn 12/37 12/30   19/59 22/55
Dudding Hill Jn 12/40 12/36   19/55 20/19
Acton Canal Wharf 12/46 12/46   19/47 19/40
Acton Wells Jn 12/48 12/48   19/42 19/40
South Acton 12/53 ?   19/37 ?
Kew East Jn 12/56 12/57   19/34 19/34
New Kew Jn 12/59 ?   19/31 ?
Barnes 13/05 13/06   19/26 19/27
Clapham Junction 13/09 13/16   19/21 19/21
Latchmere Jn 13/16 13/18   19/18 ?
Kensington Olympia 13.24a 13.23   19.12d 19.12


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