11th February 2006

Green Express Railtours
Windsor & Eton Valentine Venturer

Locos Used 47854 & 57601
Stock Used 99676+99678+99672+99677+99125+99371+99127+1861+4960+4994+4940+4973

Route:
1Z28 : Harrogate to Windsor & Eton Riverside
1Z29 : Windsor & Eton Riverside to Harrogate

Loco(s) Route
47854 (1) Harrogate - Horsforth - Leeds
57601 (2) Leeds - Whitehall Jn - Holbeck Jn - Wakefield Westgate - Hare Park Jn - South Kirkby Jn - Adwick - Doncaster - (via ECML) - Finsbury Park - Belle Isle - Camden Road - Gospel Oak - Willesden Junction HL - Acton Wells Jn - Kew East Jn - Brentford - Hounslow - Staines - Windsor & Eton Riverside
47854 (1) Windsor & Eton Riverside - (reverse of outward route) - Leeds
57601 (2) Leeds - (reverse of outward route) - Harrogate

Notes :
(1) 57601 on rear.
(2) 47854 on rear.


57601 pulls into Doncaster with 47854 on the rear (photos: Glyn Brocklesby)

Sources : various including Janet Cottrell

Timings (Booked & Actual)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Harrogate 06.40d 06.40   21.43a 21.42
Horsforth 07/05 07/03   21/16 21/17
Armley Jn 07/18 07/08   21/07 21/07
Leeds 07.21a ~ 07.44d 07.16 ~ 07.45   20.55a ~ 21.04d 20.52 ~ 21.04
Whitehall Jn 07/45 07/46   20/53 20/49
Holbeck Jn 07/46 07/47   20/52 20/49
Wakefield Westgate 07.57a ~ 07.59d 08.00 ~ 08.03   20.34a ~ 20.37d 20.32 ~ 20.35
Hare Park Jn 08/04 08/09   20/27 20/23
South Kirkby Jn 08/11 08/13   20/20 20/18
Adwick 08/17 08/18   20/12 20/13
Doncaster 08.31a ~ 08.38d 08.31 ~ 08.38   19.58a ~ 20.06d 19.58 ~ 20.06
Loversall Carr Jn 08/44 08/44   19/53 19/52
Retford 08.56a ~ 09.04d 09.56 ~ 09.04   19.39a ~ 19.41d 19.36 ~ 19.40
Newark Northgate 09/45 09/42   19/23 19/21
Barkston South Jn 09/53 09/51   19/15 19/13
Grantham 09/57 09/55   19/11 19/10
Stoke Tunnel 10/03 10/00   19/06 19/02
Tallington Jn 10/14 10/11   18/51 18/45
Helpston Jn   18/46 18/41
Peterborough 10/21 10/18   18/40 18/32
Holme LC   18/33 18/26
Huntingdon 10/39 10/37   18/24 18/18
Sandy 10/54 10/52   18/12 18/09
Hitchin 11/12 11/07   18/03 18/01
Stevenage 11/17 11/12   18/00 17/58
Woolmer Green Jn 11/20 11/19   17/57 17/56
Welwyn Garden City 11/26 11/24   17/54 17/53
Potters Bar 11/34 11/35   17/48 17/47
Alexandra Palace 11/45 11/43   17/41 17/39
Finsbury Park 11/49 11/50   17/36 17/35
Belle Isle ? 11/55   ? ?
Camden Road 12/04 12/00   17/24 17/23
Gospel Oak 12/07 12/06   17/21 17/21
Kensal Green Jn LL 12/19 12/15   17/07 17/07
Willesden Junction HL 12/22 12/21   17/06 17/04
Acton Wells Jn 12/26 12/24   17/03 17/00
Kew East Jn 12/35 12/31   16/46 16/45
Brentford 12/42 12/35   16/43 16/43
Hounslow 12/51 12/38   16/36 16/38
Feltham 12/54 12/49   16/30 16/34
Staines 12/59 12/57   16/25 16/28
Windsor & Eton Riverside 13.10a 13.08 [P1]   16.13d 16.14 [P1]


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