3rd December 2005

Railtourer
Edinburgh Christmas Special

Locos Used 33025 & 47826
Stock Used 4994+4973+3143+99677+99679+99675+99671+99676+99672+99678+99674+99673

Route:
1Z60 : Stevenage to Edinburgh Waverley
1Z61 : Edinburgh Waverley to Stevenage

Loco(s) Route
47826 (1) Stevenage - (via ECML, Darlington avoiding line) - Edinburgh Waverley
47826 (1) Edinburgh Waverley - (reverse of outward route) - Stevenage

Notes :
(1) 33025 on rear.

Sources : various including Steve Goulden (joined/left the train at Huntingdon)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Richard Rooker & Janet Cottrell)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Stevenage 05.40d 05.41   23.23a 23.54
Hitchin 05/46 05/46   23/17 23/48
Sandy 05.56a ~ 05.58d 05.55 ~ 05.59   23.03a ~ 23.05d 23.28 ~ 23.31
St Neots 06.10a ~ 06.12d ?   22.51a ~ 22.53d ?
Huntingdon 06.22a ~ 06.24d 06.20 ~ 06.20   22.38a ~ 22.41d 23.04 ~ 23.07
Connington South Jn   22/29  
Fletton Jn 06/38 ?   22/22 ?
Peterborough 06.40a ~ 06.43d 06/47 ~ 06.49   22.15a ~ 22.18d 22.37 ~ 22.41
Tallington Jn 06/53 06/58   22/08 22/29
Stoke Tunnel 07/05 07/10   21/58 22/18
Grantham 07.11a ~ 07.14d 07.16 ~ 07.20   21.49a ~ 21.51d 22.07 ~ 22.10
Barkston South Jn 07/20 07/24   21/44 22/02
Claypole Loop 07*26a ~ 07*37d ?
Newark North Gate 07.45a ~ 07.48d 07.41 ~ 07.48   21.31a ~ 21.33d 21.48 ~ 21.51
Retford 08.07a ~ 08.10d 08.05 ~ 08.10   21.11a ~ 21.13d 21.27 ~ 21.30
Loversall Carr Jn 08/23 08/22   20/59 21/13
Doncaster 08.28a ~ 08.34d 08.28 ~ 08.34   20.51a ~ 20.53d 20.55 ~ 20.58
Arksey Loop 08*41a ~ 08*49d ?  
Shaftholme Jn 08/54 08/40   20/44 20/36
Temple Hirst Jn 09/01 08/48   20/38 20/29
Hambleton North Jn 09/06 08/52   20/33 20/25
Colton Jn 09/14 08/58   20/27 20/19
York 09/21 09/06   20/21 20/13
Skelton Jn 09/23 09/09   20/19 20/10
Tollerton 09/31 09/18   20/11 20/03
Thirsk 09/43 09/30   20/03 19/55
Longlands Jn 09/53 ?   ? ?
Northallerton 09/55 09/38   19/58 19/50
Darlington 10/09 09/49   19/48 19/40
Ferryhill South Jn 10/20 09/58   19/31 19/31
Tursdale Jn 10/22 ?   19/29 ?
Durham 10/28 10/08   19/23 19/23
Birtley Jn 10/39 10/16   19/15 19/16
King Edward Bridge South Jn 10/42 10/21   19/10 19/11
Newcastle 10/44 10/26   18.58a ~ 19.08d 19.03 ~ 19.09
Heaton South Jn 10/49 10/38   18/54 18/59
Morpeth 11/03 10/59   18/41 18/43
Alnmouth 11/18 11/15   18/28 18/29
Belford LC 11/31 11/27   18/15 18/16
Berwick-upon-Tweed 11/42 11/38   18/04 18/04
Marshall Meadows 11/45 11/42   17/59 18/02
Reston 11/51 ?   17/54 ?
Grantshouse 11/57 11/53   17/49 17/48
Dunbar 12/06 12/02   17/38 17/22
Drem 12/14 12/09   17/29 17/14
Prestonpans Up Loop   17*08a ~ 17*19d ?
Monktonhall Jn 12/26 12/21   16/59 17/05
Portobello Jn 12/30 12/28   16/56 17/02
Edinburgh Waverley 12.34a 12.44   16.52d 16.56


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