6th January 2006

V.S.O.E. (Northern Belle)
(Bath from Leeds / Sheffield / Derby)

Loco Used 67009
Stock Used 3174+3273+1566+3267+3182+1953+3275+3247+17167+10734

Route:
1Z70 : Leeds to Bath Spa
1Z71 : Bath Spa to Leeds

Loco Route
67009 Leeds - Crossgates - Gascoigne Wood Jn - Hambleton South Jn - Doncaster - Swinton - (1) Rotherham Masborough (1) - Meadowhall - Sheffield - Chesterfield - Derby - Burton-On-Trent - Tamworth - Water Orton - Landor Street Jn - St Andrews Jn - Bordesley Jn - Bromsgrove - Cheltenham Spa - Gloucester Yard Jn - Yate - Bristol Parkway - Dr Days Jn - North Somerset Jn - Bath Spa
67009 Bath Spa - (reverse of outward route) - Swinton - Wakefield Westgate - Leeds

Notes :
(1) Booked via Rotherham Central (outward only), but was diverted via Masborough for unknown reason(s).

Sources : David Bellamy (viewed out at Meadowhall), Richard Rooker (viewed return
at Meadowhall) & Peter Hall


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Richard Rooker)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Leeds 06.50d 06.51   21.48a 21.45
Neville Hill West Jn 06/53 ?  
Crossgates 06/57 06/58  
Micklefield 07/02 07/02  
Gascoigne Wood Jn 07/07 07/11  
Hambleton West Jn 07/12 ?  
Hambleton South Jn 07/13 ?  
Temple Hirst Jn 07/18 07/21  
Shaftholme Jn 07/23 07/27  
Doncaster 07/27 07/34  
hexthorpe Jn 07/30 07/38  
Mexborough 07/36 ?  
Leeds West Jn   21/46 ?
Whitehall Jn   21/45 21/43
Holbeck Jn   21/45 21/42
Wakefield Westgate   21/30 21/32
Hare Park Jn   21/16 21/25
South Kirkby Jn   21/16 ?
Moorthorpe   21/15 21/16
Swinton 07/40 07/46   21/07 21/08
Aldwarke Jn 07/42 07/48   21/05 21/06
Rotherham Central 07/50 DIV  
Holmes Jn 07/55 07/54   21/03 21/03
Meadowhall ? 07/56   ? 21/01
Wincobank Jn 07/58 07/56   21/01 21/01
Nunnery Main Line Jn 08/03 ?   20/59 20/58
Sheffield 08.05a ~ 08.10d 08.04 ~ 08.10   20.29a ~ 20.57d 20.31 ~ 20.56
Dore Station Jn 08/17 08/17   20/23 20/25
Chesterfield 08/26 08/26   20/12 20/16
Clay Cross South Jn 08/30 08/30   20/08 20/12
Ambergate Jn 08/38 08/38   19/58 20/04
Derby 08.49a ~ 09.00d 08.50 ~ 09.01   19.31a ~ 19.46d 19.48 ~ 19.53
Stenson Jn 09/08 09/07   19/23 19/41
North Stafford Jn 09/08 09/08   19/23 19/41
Burton-On-Trent 09/13 09/12   19/16 19/36
Wichnor Jn 09/18 09/17   19/09 19/31
Tamworth 09/25 09/21   19/02 19/25
Kingsbury Jn 09/30 09/28   18/56 19/22
Water Orton 09/37 09/38   18/53 19/19
Landor Street Jn 09c43a ~ 09c45d 09c46 ~ 09c49   18c42a ~ 18c44d 19c01 ~ 19c11
St Andrews Jn 09/48 ?   18/39 18/59
Bordesley Jn 09/49 09/53   18/38 18/58
Kings Norton 10/01 10/02   18/31 18/50
Longbridge 10/04 10/05   18/26 18/46
Barnt Green 10/06 10/08   18/23 18/44
Bromsgrove 10/09 10/10   18/17 18/39
Stoke Works Jn 10/11 10/12   18/15 18/36
Abbotswood Jn 10/19 10/19   18/06 18/28
Ashchurch For Tewkesbury 10/28 10/27   17/58 18/22
Cheltenham Spa 10/36 10/35   17/51 18/16
Barnwood Jn 10/41 10/40   17/43 18/11
Gloucester Yard Jn 10/42 ?   17/42 ?
Standish Jn 10/48 10/46   17/36 18/07
Charfield Jn 11/00 10/55   17/25 17/59
Yate 11/07 11/01   17/19 17/54
Westerleigh Jn 11/10 11/06   17/17 17/49
Bristol Parkway 11/16 11/12   17/12 17/45
Filton Abbey Wood 11/18 11/18   17/09 17/43
Stapeton Road 11/25 11/26   17/05 17/40
Dr Days Jn 11/28 11/27   17/04 17/37
North Somerset Jn 11/37 ?   16/55 ?
Bath Spa 11.48a 11.47   16.45d 17.19


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