10th March 2007

Hertfordshire Rail Tours
Spinning Jenny

Blue Pullman Series

Locos Used 47843 & 47853
Stock Used 'Great Briton' rake (from Riviera Trains)

Route:
1N50 : London Kings Cross to Hebden Bridge
1A50 : Hebden Bridge to London Kings Cross

Loco(s) Route
47853 (1) London Kings Cross - Finsbury Park - Stevenage - Peterborough - Grantham - Retford - Doncaster - Hare Park Jn - Wakefield Kirkgate - Mirfield East Jn - Hebden Bridge
47843 (2) Hebden Bridge - Blackburn - Bolton - Manchester Victoria - Stalybridge - Huddersfield - Mirfield East Jn - (reverse of outward route) - London Kings Cross

Notes :
(1) 47843 on rear.
(2) 47853 on rear.

Sources : Richard Rooker & Geoffrey May

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Richard Rooker)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Kings Cross 08.18d 08.18   21.26a 21.37
Belle Isle 08/20 08/20   21/23 21/35
Finsbury Park 08/22 08/24   21/19 21/32
Alexandra Palace 08/24 08/26   21/18 21/30
Potters Bar 08.30a ~ 08.33d 08.36 ~ 08.38   21.09a ~ 21.12d 21.20 ~ 21.20
Welwyn Garden City 08/40 08/47   21/03 21/14
Digswell Jn 08*42a ~ 08*47d ?   ? ?
Woolmer Green Jn 08/50 08/52   21/01 21/10
Stevenage 08.54a ~ 08.57d 08.57 ~ 08.59   20.54a ~ 20.57d 21.02 ~ 21.06
Hitchin 09/01 09/05   20/50 20/57
Sandy 09/11 09/14   20/36 20/47
Huntindon 09/20 09/23   20/24 20/34
Holme Jn 09/26 09/30  
Connington South Jn   20/17 ?
Peterborough 09.32a ~ 09.37d 09.36 ~ 09.39   20.07a ~ 20.10d 20.13 ~ 20.16
Helpston Jn 09/44 09/45   ? ?
Tallington Jn 09/50 09/50   19/59 20/06
Stoke Jn 10/08 10/08   19/50 19/55
Grantham 10/13 10/12   19/47 19/50
Barkston South Jn 10/16 10/15   19/41 19/46
Newark North Gate 10/23 10/23   19/34 19/39
Retford 10/36 10/39   19/22 19/26
Loversall Carr Jn 10/52 10/49   19/14 19/15
Doncaster 10.56a ~ 10.56d 10.55 ~ 10.57   19.08a ~ 19.10d 19.09 ~ 19.10
Adwick 11/01 11/04   19/03 19/03
Adwick Jn 11/04 ?   19/02 ?
South Kirkby Jn 11/09 11/08   18/55 18/59
Hare Park Jn 11/19 11/16   18/48 18/54
Crofton West Jn 11/22 ?   18/45 ?
Calder Bridge Jn 11/24 ?   18/43 ?
Wakefield Kirkgate 11/26 11/25   18/42 18/45
Horbury Jn 11/30 11/28   18/37 18/37
Thornhill LNW Jn ? ?   18/31 ?
Mirfield East Jn 11/42 ?   18/30 ?

 

Location Booked Actual
Heaton Lodge Jn 11/47 11/46
Bradley Wood Jn 11/50 11/48
Greetland Jn 11/57 ?
Milner Royd Jn 12/00 11/56
Hebden Bridge 12.07a ~ 16.15d 12.05 ~ 16.15
Hall Royd Jn 16/21 16/23
Copy Pit 16/29 16/30
Gannow Jn 16/37 16/40
Accrington 16/44 16/47
Daisyfield Jn 16/51 ?
Blackburn 16/52 16/56
Darwen 16/59 17/05
Bromley Cross 17/11 17/17
Bolton 17/16 17/22
Salford Crescent 17/28 17/33
Deal Street Jn 17/31 ?
Manchester Victoria 17/35 17/37
Miles Platting 17/38 17/40
Philips Park West Jn 17/39 17/41
Baguley Fold Jn 17/43 17/43
Ashton Moss North Jn 17/51 17/48
Stalybridge 18/00 17/57
Greenfield 18/07 18/04
Diggle Jn 18/09 18/07
Marsden 18/13 18/15
Huddersfield 18/21 18/22
Heaton Lodge East Jn 18/27 18/26

Timings continued in first table

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