7th January 2006

V.S.O.E. (Northern Belle)
(London Shopping from Liverpool / Warrington / Crewe / Coventry)

Locos Used 67009 & 67013
Stock Used ?????

Route:
1Z67 : Liverpool Lime Street to Kensington Olympia
1Z68 : Kensington Olympia to Liverpool Lime Street

Loco(s) Route
67009 (1) Liverpool Lime Street - Warrington Bank Quay - Crewe - Stafford - Portobello Jn - Bescot Stadium - Birmingham International - Coventry - Rugby - Northampton - Watford Jn - Wembley Central - Wiilesden Sudbury Jn - Willesden West London Jn - Mitre Bridge Jn - Kensington Olympia
67013 (2) Kensington Olympia - (reverse of outward route) - Liverpool Lime Street

Notes :
(1) 67013 on rear.
(2) 67009 on rear.

Sources : Nick Roberts & Richard Rooker

Timings (Booked & Actual)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Liverpool Lime Street 08.00d 08.03   22.46a 23.08
Edge Hill 08/04 08/08   22/40 23/02
Bootle Branch Jn 08/06 ?   22/38 ?
Huyton 08/10 08/13   22/32 22/55
Rainhill 08/14 ?   22/27 ?
St Helens Jn 08/20 08/18   22/22 22/44
Earlestown 08/22 08/24   22/19 22/41
Winwick Jn 08/25 08/27   22/16 22/37
Dallam Jn 08/27 ?   22/14 ?
Warrington Bank Quay 08.29a ~ 08.32d 08.32 ~ 08.35   22.08 ~ 22.11 22.30 ~ 22.33
Acton Grange Jn 08/36 08/38   22/06 22/28
Weaver Jn 08/41 08/42   22/02 22/25
Winsford SB 08/47 08/48   21/56 22/19
Crewe Coal Yard 08/54 ?   21/50 ?
Crewe 08.56a ~ 08.59d 08.57 ~ 09.02   21.45a ~ 21.48d 22.00 ~ 22.09
Basford Hall Jn 09/05 09/05   21/41 21/57
Madeley 09/09 09/10   21/34 21/53
Norton Bridge 09/19 09/18   21/25 21/45
Stafford 09.24a ~ 09.26d 09.23 ~ 09.24   21.17a ~ 21.19d 21.22 ~ 21.38
Stafford No.4 09/27 ?   21/16 ?
Bushbury Jn 09/39 09/38   21/06 21/10
Portobello Jn 09/43 09/42   21/03 21/06
Darlaston Jn 09/45 09/44   20/59 21/04
Bescot Stadium 09/46 09/47   20/58 21/02
Perry Barr North Jn 09/51 09/52   20/53 20/57
Aston 09/57 09/56   20/48 20/54
Stechford 10/02 10/02   20/40 20/46
Birmingham International 10/07 10/09   20/37 20/41
Coventry 10.16a ~ 10.18d 10.21 ~ 10.25   20.24a ~ 20.26d 20.27 ~ 20.32
Trent Valley Jn 10/29 ?   20/15 ?
Rugby 10/31 10/37   20/14 20/17
Hillmorton Jn 10/34 10/39   20/12 20/14
Long Buckby 10/43 10/47   20/05 20/08
Northampton 10/53 10/57   19/56 19/58
Hanslope Jn 11/02 11/06   19/48 19/49
Milton Keynes Central 11/09 11/12   19/43 19/43
Bletchley 11/14 11/15   19/38 19/40
Ledburn Jn 11/21 11/25   19/29 19/29
Tring 11/26 11/31   19/20 19/25
Bourne End Jn 11/30 11/35   19/13 19/20
Watford Junction 11/38 11/40   19/06 19/13
Harrow & Wealdstone 11/45 11/44   19/01 19/08
Wembley Central 11.51a ~ 11.53d 11.48 ~ 11.48   18.53a ~ 18.55d 19.04 ~ 19.05
Willesden Sudbury Jn 11/55 11/49   18/50 18/53
Wembley Yard South Jn 11/56 ?   18/49 ?
Willesden No.7 11/57 ?   18/48 ?
Willesden West London Jn 11/59 12/02   18/46 18/46
Mitre Bridge Jn 12/00 12/03   18/45 18/45
North Pole Jn 12/01 12/06   18/44 18/43
Kensington Olympia 12.05a 12.07   18.40d 18.40


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