31st December 2005

V.S.O.E. (Northern Belle)
(New Years Eve from Manchester)

Locos Used 67009 & 67016
Stock Used ?????

Route:
1Z71 : Manchester Victoria to Chester
1Z72 : Chester to Manchester Piccadilly

Loco(s) Route
67016 (1) Manchester Victoria - Ordsall Lane Jn - Newton-Le-Willows - Warrington Bank Quay - Frodsham Jn - Chester - Rhyl - Llandudno Junction
67009 (2) Llandudno Junction - Rhyl - Chester - Plumley - Navigation Road - Cheadle Village Jn - Stockport - Manchester Piccadilly

Notes :
(1) 67009 on rear.
(2) 67016 on rear.

Sources : Richard Rooker & Nick Roberts

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Richard Rooker)

Location Booked Actual
Manchester Victoria 19.31d 19.31
Deal Street Jn 19/33 ?
Ordsall Lane Jn 19/35 19/34
Eccles 19/42 19/39
Astley 19/49 19/45
Newton-Le-Willows 20/02 19/54
Earlestown 20/05 19/57
Winwick Jn 20/12 20/01
Dallam Jn 20/14 ?
Warrington Bank Quay 20.16a ~ 20.18d 29.09 ~ 20.09
Acton Grange Jn 20/23 20/12
Frodsham Jn 20/29 ?
Helsby 20/33 20/30
Mickle Trafford 20/49 ?
Chester 20.59a ~ 21.04d 20.47 ~ 20.47
Chester South Jn 21/05 ?
Saltney Jn 21/07 20/52
Rockcliffe Hall 21/16 21/09
Holywell Jn 21/23 21/21
Rhyl 21/35 21/34
Colwyn Bay 21/45 ?
Llandudno Junction 21.52a ~ 22.31d 21.55 ~ 22.19
Colwyn Bay 22/41 ?
Rhyl 22/51 22/47
Holywell Jn 23/03 23/06
Rockcliffe Hall 23/11 23/14
Saltney Jn 23/22 23/22
Chester South Jn 23/25 23/25
Chester 23.27a ~ 00.18d 23.28 ~ 00.23
Mickle Trafford 00/24 ?
Mouldsworth 00/30 ?
Greenbank 00/42 00/51
Northwich 00/45 ?
Plumley 00/49 ?
Mobberley 00/57 01/05
Hale 01/01 ?
Navigation Road 01/03 ?
Skelton Jn 01/04 ?
Northenden Jn 01/10 01/20
Sharston Jn 01/13 ?
Cheadle Village Jn 01/15 01/25
Edgeley Jn No.2 01/17 01/27
Stockport 01/18 01/28
Heaton Norris Jn 01/20 01/30
Slade Lane Jn 01/23 01/33
Ardwick Jn 01/25 01/36
Manchester Piccadilly 01.28a 01.39


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