18th February 2006

Hertfordshire Rail Tours
Severn Valley Railway Gala

Blue Pullman series.

Locos Used 47709 'Dionysos' & 47712 'Artemis'
Stock Used 9513+3350+3392+1961+3278+3352+3313+1657+3431+3326

Route:
1Z57 : Kings Cross to Kidderminster
1Z58 : Kidderminster to Kings Cross

Loco(s) Route
47712 (2) London Kings Cross - Finsbury Park - Alexandra Palace - Potters Bar - Stevenage - Huntingdon - Peterborough - Stamford - Melton Mowbray - Syston South Jn - Leicester - Hinckley - Nuneaton - Abbey Jn - Water Orton - Landor Street Jn - Proof House Jn - Birmingham New Street - Soho South Jn - Galton Jn - Rowley Regis - Stourbridge Junction - Kidderminster
47709 (3) Kidderminster - (reverse of outward route) - London Kings Cross

Notes :
(1) Start of tour was delayed waiting a driver.
(2) 47709 on rear.
(3) 47712 on rear.

Sources : Janet Cottrell & Pete Turtle

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Janet Cottrell)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Kings Cross 08.24d 08.46   22.03a 22.09
Belle Isle 08/26 08/47   22/01 22/06
Finsbury Park 08/29 08/51   21/59 22/04
Alexandra Palace 08/33 08/53   21/57 22/02
Potters Bar 08.44a ~ 08.46d 09.04 ~ 09.07   21.47a ~ 21.49d 21.44 ~ 21.55
Welwyn Garden City 08/54 09/16   21/34 21/31
Woolmer Green Jn 08/57 09/19   21/30 21/27
Stevenage 09.06a ~ 09.08d 09.23 ~ 09.25   21.16a ~ 21.26d 21.17 ~ 21.20
Hitchin 09/13 09/30   21/10 21/12
Sandy 09/23 09/41   20/56 21/01
Huntingdon 09/35 09/58   20/42 20/49
Holme LC 10/00 10/08  
Peterborough 10/09 10/26   20/25 20/33
Helpston Jn 10/15 10/33   20/17 20/20
Manton Jn 10/33 10/50   20/01 20/04
Melton Mowbray 10/45 ?   19/47 ?
Syston East Jn 10/56 11/11   19/36 19/38
Syston South Jn 11/03 11/12   19/35 19/37
Leicester 11/13 11/21   19/31 19/30
Wigston North Jn 11/17 11/26   19/27 19/22
Hinckley 11/36 11/40   19/09 19/11
Nuneaton 11/43 11/43   19/01 19/05
Abbey Jn 11/46 11/45   18/59 19/04
Whitacre Jn 11/57 11/56   18/47 18/51
Water Orton 12/02 12/01   18/43 18/47
Landor Street Jn 12/07 12/09   18/36 18/39
Proof House Jn 12/09 12/11   18/30 18/37
Birmingham New Street 12/12 12/14   18.23a ~ 18.27d 18.29 ~ 18.34
Soho South Jn 12/17 12/19   18/19 18/23
Galton Jn 12/24 12/24   18/17 18/20
Smethwick Jn 12/25 12/25   18/16 18/18
Rowley Regis 12/31 12/31   18/13 18/12
Stourbridge Junction 12/43 12/42   17/59 17/58
Kidderminster 12.51a 12.52   17.50d 17.49


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