9th January 2006

V.S.O.E. (Northern Belle)
(Edinburgh & Royal Yacht Britannia from Birmingham / Derby / Sheffield)

Loco Used 67016
Stock Used 10734+17167+3247+3275+1953+3182+3267+1566+3273+3174

Route:
1Z40 : Birmingham International to Edinburgh Waverley
1Z41 : Edinburgh Waverley to Birmingham International

Loco Route
67016 Birmingham International - Aston - Lichfield City - Burton-On-Trent - Derby - Chesterfield - Sheffield - Meadowhall - Rotherham Masborough - Swinton - Doncaster - (via ECML) - Edinburgh Waverley
67016 Edinburgh Waverley - (via ECML) - York - Moorthorpe - Swinton - (reverse of outward route) - Aston - (1) Birmingham New Street (1)

Notes :
(1) Diverted to Birmingham New Street on the return due a fatality in the Lea Hall area.

Sources : Andy Barclay (viewed the train at Sheffield on the outward leg)
& Richard Rooker (viewed the return working at Meadowhall)


Timings (Booked & Actual)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Birmingham New Street   DIV 23.22
Birmingham International 05.54d 06.11   22.56a DIV
Stechford 05/58 06/18   22/48 DIV
Aston 06/02 06/23   22/42 23/14
Four Oaks 06/12 06/33   22/31 22/52
Blake Street 06/15 06/35   22/25 22/49
Lichfield City 06/24 06/44   22/18 22/40
Lichfield Trent Valley High Level 06/27 06/47   22/15 22/37
Alrewas LC 06/31 06/51   22/10 ?
Wichnor Jn 06/33 06/55   22/06 22/30
Burton-On-Trent 06/37 07/02   22/01 22/22
North Stafford Jn 06/42 07/07   21/56 22/17
Stenson Jn 06/42 07/07   21/55 22/17
Derby 06.51a ~ 06.58d 07.18 ~ 07.23   21.45a ~ 21.48d 22.06 ~ 22.10
Ambergate Jn 07/12 07/34   21/34 21/55
Clay Cross South Jn 07/24 07/42   21/26 21/48
Chesterfield 07/27 07/46   21/22 21/44
Dore Station Jn 07/35 07/55   21/13 21/34
Sheffield 07.41a ~ 07.47d 08.02 ~ 08.07   21.02a ~ 21.07d 21.26 ~ 21.28
Nunnery Main Line Jn 07/49 ?   21/00 21/23
Wincobank Jn 07/51 ?   20/55 21/21
Meadowhall ? 08/12   ? 21/20
Holmes Jn 07/52 08/13   20/53 21/18
Aldwarke Jn 07/55 08/17   20/50 21/15
Swinton 07/58 08/20   20/48 21/13
Mexborough 08/01 ?  
Hexthorpe Jn 08/07 08/27  
Doncaster 08.10a ~ 08.14d 08.31 ~ 08.32  
Shaftholme Jn 08/19 08/38  
Temple Hirst Jn 08/26 08/44  
Hambleton North Jn 08/31 08/47  
Moorthorpe   20/40 21/05
Ferrybridge North Jn   20/30 ?
Milford Jn   20/18 20/35
Church Fenton   20/09 20/27
Colton Jn 08/37 08/53   20/02 20/23
York 08.43a ~ 08.48d 09.00 ~ 09.04   19.53a ~ 19.55d 20.14 ~ 20.17
Skelton Jn 08/51 09/07   19/50 20/09
Tollerton Jn 09/00 09/17   19/44 20/01
Thirsk 09/10 09/28   19/34 19/53
Londlands Jn 09/20 ?   ? ?
Northallerton 09/22 09/39   19/29 19/41
Darlington 09/35 09/50   19/19 19/18
Ferryhill South Jn 09/45 09/58   19/09 19/10
Tursdale Jn 09/47 ?   19/07 ?
Durham 09/53 10/05   19/01 18/59
Birtley Jn 10/01 10/12   18/53 18/52
King Edward Bridge East Jn 10/04 10/16   18/48 18/47
Newcastle 10/07 10/16   18.41a ~ 18.45d 18.43 ~ 18.43
Heaton South Jn 10/12 10/23   18/26 18/22
Morpeth 10/26 10/38   18/08 18/06
Alnmouth 10/41 10/52   17/49 17/52
Belford LC 10/55 11/02   17/34 17/41
Berwick-Upon-Tweed 11/09 11/13   17/21 17/26
Marshall Meadow 11/14 11/17   17/18 17/23
Reston 11/20 ?   17/13 ?
Grantshouse 11*28a ~ 11*40d 11*28 ~ 11*37   17/06 17/12
Dunbar 11/52 11/49   16/54 16/58
Drem Down Passenger Loop 12*05a ~ 12*30d ? ~ ?  
Drem 12/32 12/32   16/45 16/49
Monktonhall Jn 12/48 12/48   16/35 16/41
Portobello Jn 12/52 12/52   16/33 16/39
Edinburgh 12.56a 12.59   16.29d 16.34


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