2nd December 2005

V.S.O.E. (Northern Belle)
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Loco(s) Used at least 67008 & 67020
Stock Used ?????

Route:
1Z67 : Crewe to Lincoln Central
1Z68 : Lincoln Central to Crewe

Loco(s) Route
67020 Crewe - Warrington Bank Quay - Earlestown - Newton-Le-Willows - Manchester Victoria - Ashburys - Chinley North Jn - Dore - Sheffield - Wincobank Jn - Aldwarke Jn - Swinton - Doncaster
????? Doncaster - Bessacarr Jn - Gainsborough Lea Road - Saxilby - Lincoln Central
????? Lincoln Central - (reverse of outward route) - Doncaster
67020 Doncaster - Mexborough - Thrybergh Jn - Aldwarke Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Crewe

Notes :
(1) Loco confirmation required - seen passing through Dore in both directions with 67020 in charge.

Sources : various including Richard Rooker & Peter Hall

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Richard Rooker)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Crewe 08.38d 08.38   22.40a 22.34
Crewe Coal Yard 08/41 ?   22/37 ?
Winsford SB 08/47 08/50   22/30 22/22
Weaver Jn 08/53 08/56   22/24 22/15
Acton Grange Jn 08/57 08/59   22/19 22/12
Warrington Bank Quay 08/59 09/01   22/15 22/10
Dallam Jn 09/00 ?   22/14 ?
Winwick Jn 09/02 09/04   22/12 22/07
Earlestown 09/05 09/07   22/04 22/05
Newton-Le-Willows 09/06 09/08   22/03 22/02
Astley 09/12 09/15   21/57 21/55
Eccles 09/18 09/20   21/52 21/50
Ordsall Lane Jn 09/24 09/23   21/48 21/46
Deal Street Jn 09/27 ?   21/46 ?
Manchester Victoria 09.29a ~ 09.32d 09.30 ~ 09.36   21.41a ~ 21.44d 21.35 ~ 21.43
Miles Platting 09/36 09/40   21/38 21/31
Philips Park West Jn 09/37 09/41   21/37 21/30
Philips Park South Jn 09/41 09/43   21/35 21/28
Ashburys 09/56 09/56   21/26 21/22
Romiley 10/09 10/09   21/12 21/14
Marple Wharf Jn 10/11 ?   21/10 ?
New Mills Central 10/19 10/09   21/02 21/06
New Mills South Jn 10/22 ?   20/59 ?
Chinley North Jn 10/28 10/27   20/55 21/00
Chinley East Jn 10/28 ?   20/55 ?
Edale 10/34 ?   20/50 ?
Earles Sidings SB 10/37 10/35   20/46 20/50
Grindleford 10/43 ?   20/40 ?
Totley Tunnel East 10/49 10/46   20/36 20/39
Dore West Jn 10/53 ?   20/35 ?
Dore Station Jn 10/55 10/47   20/34 20/37
Sheffield 11.01a ~ 11.03d 10.55 ~ 11.03   20.25a ~ 20.28d 20.19 ~ 20.30
Nunnery Main Line Jn 11/05 ?   20/22 ?
Wincobank Jn 11/07 ?   20/18 ?
Holmes Jn 11/10 11/09   20/16 19/57
Aldwarke Jn 11/13 11/12   20/12 ?
Swinton 11/16 11/14  
Thrybergh Jn   19*40 ~ 19*58 19*?? ~ 19*46
Mexborough 11/19 ?   19/26 ?
Hexthorpe Jn 11/26 11/21   19/16 19/34
Doncaster 11.31a ~ 11.45d 11.25 ~ 11.56   19.04a ~ 19.12d ? ~ 19.30
Decoy North Jn 11/51 ?   19/01 ?
Doncaster Decoy South Jn 11/53 ?   ? ?
Bessacarr Jn 11/58 12/02   18/58 18/29
Gainsborough Trent Jn 12/48 12/23   18/32 18/11
Gainsborough Lea Road 12/50 ?   18/30 ?
Saxilby 13/12 ?   ? ?
Pyewipe Jn ? ?   17*51 ~ 18*08 ?
West Holmes Jn 13/30 ?   17/47 ?
Lincoln Central 13.33a 12.54   17.43d 17.43


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