28th April 2007

Hertfordshire Rail Tours
The C
ity of York

Blue Pullman Series

Locos Used 47805 & 47839
Stock Used 17105+3390+3384+1692+3397+3367+3348+3356+1683+3426+3330

Route:
1Z82 : Tonbridge to York
1Z83 : York to Tonbridge

Loco(s) Route
47839 (1) Tonbridge - Sevenoaks - Orpington - Petts Wood Jn - (via Tonbridge Loop) - Bickley Jn - Bromley South - Shortlands Jn - Beckenham Jn - Sydenham Hill - Herne Hill - Brixton - Factory Jn - Longhedge Jn - Latchmere Jn - Kensington Olympia - Mitre Bridge Jn - Willesden Junction High Level - Kensal Green - West Hampstead - Gospel Oak - Camden Road - Copenhagen Jn - Holloway South Jn - Finsbury Park - Alexandra Palace - Gorden Hill - Hertford North - Langley Jn -Stevenage - Hitchin - Huntingdon - Peterborough - Grantham - Newark North Gate - Retford - Doncaster - Shaftholme Jn - Temple Hirst Jn - Hambelton North Jn - Colton Jn - York
47805 (2) York - (reverse of outward route) - Doncaster - Mexborough - Thrybergh Jn - Aldwarke Jn (3) - Masborough Jn - Meadowhall - Sheffield - Dore Station Jn - Chesterfield - Clay Cross South Jn - Ambergate Jn - Derby - Stenson Jn - Burton-on-Trent - Tamworth - Water Orton - Landor Street Jn - St Andrews Jn - Bordesley Jn - Small Heath South Jn - Tyseley - Dorridge - Leamington Spa - Banbury - Oxford - Didcot North Jn - Didcot East Jn - Reading - Slough - Southall - Acton Wells Jn - Mitre Bridge Jn - Kensington Olympia - Longhedge Jn (3) - (reverse of outward route) - Tonbridge

Notes :
(1) 47805 on rear.
(2) 47839 on rear.
(3) Originally booked: Aldwarke Jn - Masborough Jn - Beighton Jn - Chesterfield - Derby - (via MML) - Hendon - Brent Curve Jn - Dudding Hill Jn - Acton Wharf Jn - Acton Wells Jn - Kew East Jn - Barnes - Clapham Junction - Longhedge Jn however this was altered on the day, believed due to lack of driver route knowledge. Full revised timings were issued by NR and are included below along with the original booked times (same headcode i.e. 1Z83).

Sources : Nicholas Braddick (joined/left the train at Bromley South),
Richard Rooker & John Clifford

Timings (Booked, Revised & Actual)
(from Nicholas Braddick & Richard Rooker)

Location
Booked
Actual
 
Booked
Revised
Actual
Tonbridge
06.12d
06.13
 
21.18a
21.44a
22.39
Sevenoaks
06.22a ~ 06.25d
06.25 ~ 06.28
 
21.07a ~ 21.09d
21.33a ~ 21.35d
22.28 ~ 22.29
Orpington
06.35a ~ 06.38d
06.38 ~ 06.41
 
20.48a ~ 20.57d
21/23
22/16
Petts Woods Jn
06/40
06/44
 
20/42
21/20
22/08
Bickley Jn
06/41
06/47
 
20/39
21/18 22/05
Bromley South
06.43a ~ 06.46d
06.51 ~ 06.54
 
20.33a ~ 20.36d
? 21.58 ~ 21.59
Shortlands Jn
06/48
06/57
 
20/31
21/14 21/56
Beckenham Junction
06/50
?
 
20/30
21/12
21/55
Herne Hill
06/58
07/02
 
20/24
21/07
21/49
Brixton
07.00a ~ 07.04d
07.04 ~ 07.05
 
20.20a ~ 20.24d
21/06
21/47
Voltaire Road Jn
07/06
07/07
 
20/16
21/04
21/42
Factory Jn
07/07
?
 
20/15
21/03
?
Longhedge Jn
07/09
?
 
20/13
21/01
?
Latchmere Jn 07/14 07/13   DIV 20/56 21/33
Kensington Olympia 07c24 ~ 07c29 07.20 ~ 07.22   DIV 20/51 21/33
North Pole Jn 07/32 07/26   DIV 20/47 21/31
Mitre Bridge Jn 07/33 07/28   DIV 20/46 21/29

 

Location
Booked
Actual
Willesden Junction HL
07/37
07/38
Kensal Green Jn
07/41
07/40
Gospel Oak
07/49
07/52
Camden Road
07/52
07/55
Camden Road East Jn
07/54
?
Copenhagen Jn
07/57
?
Holloway South Jn
07/59
?
Finsbury Park
08.01 ~ 08.02
08.02 ~ 08.04
Alexandra Palace
08/05
08/08
Gordon Hill
08/11
08/14
Hertford North
08/19
08/22
Langley Jn
08/28
?
Stevenage
08/30
08/32
Hitchin
08/34
08/36
Sandy
08/42
08/44
Huntingdon
08/52
08/54
Holme Jn
08/59
09/01
Peterborough
09c06 ~ 09c08
09.07 ~ 09.08
Tallington Jn
09/16
09/16
Stoke Jn
09/27
09/29
Grantham
09/31
09/33
Barkston South Jn
09/34
09/36
Newark North Gate
09/41
09/43
Retford
09*55 ~ 10*13
09.57 ~ 10.03
Loversall Carr Jn
10/26
10/15
Doncaster
10/30
10/28
Shaftholme Jn
10/35
10/33
Temple Hirst Jn
10/42
10/41
Hambleton North Jn
10/47
10/45
Colton Jn
10/53
10/51
York
11.00a ~ 16.02d
11.02 ~ 16.18
Colton Jn
16/08
16/26
Hambleton North Jn
16/18
16/32
Temple Hirst Jn
16/25
?
Shaftholme Jn
16/30
16/43
Doncaster
16/33
16/51
Hexthorpe Jn
16/36
16/55
Mexborough
16/41
?
Thrybergh Jn
16/46
17/05
Aldwarke Jn
16/48
?
See table below for revised timings & actual from Aldwarke Jn
Masborough Jn
16/51
DIV
Beighton Jn
17/05
DIV
Tapton Jn
17/15
?
Chesterfield
17/16
[17/35]
Clay Cross South Jn
17/19
[17/40]
Ambergate Jn
17/28
[17/48]
Derby
17c41 ~ 17c47
[17.58 ~ 17.59]
Spondon
17/52
DIV
Sheet Stores Jn
17/57
DIV
Trent South Jn
17/58
DIV
Loughborough
18/05
DIV
Sileby Jn
18/09
DIV
Syston South Jn
18/12
DIV
Leicester
18/17
DIV
Wigston North Jn
18/21
DIV
Market Harborough
18/31
DIV
Kettering
18/40
DIV
Wellingborough
18/45
DIV
Sharnbrook Jn
18/52
DIV
Bedford North Jn
18/57
DIV
Bedford
18/58
DIV
Bedford South Jn
18/59
DIV
Flitwick
19/05
DIV
Luton
19/12
DIV
St Albans
19/19
DIV
Hendon
19/27
DIV
Brent Curve Jn
19/29
DIV
Dudding Hill Jn
19/32
DIV
Acton Canal Wharf Jn
19/40
DIV
Acton Wells Jn
19/42
DIV
South Acton Jn
19/50
DIV
Kew East Jn
19/52
DIV
New Kew Jn
19/54
DIV
Barnes
20/00
DIV
Clapham Junction
20*08 ~ 20*10
DIV

Timings continue in first table.

Revised timings after Aldwarke Jn were as follows:

Location Revised Actual
Holmes Jn 16/53 17/11
Wincobank Jn 16/55 ?
Nunnery Main Line Jn 16/59 ?
Sheffield 17/01 17/18
Dore Station Jn 17/05 17/26
Chesterfield 17/11 17/35
Clay Cross South Jn 17/13 17/40
Ambergate Jn 17/20 17/48
Derby 17c29 ~ 17c31 17c58 ~ 17c59
Stenson Jn 17/36 18/06
North Stafford Jn 17/36 18/07
Burton-On-Trent 17/39 18/11
Wichnor Jn 17/43 18/17
Tamworth 17/48 18/22
Kingsbury Jn 17/53 18/27
Water Orton 17/56 18/30
Landor Street Jn 18/00 18/39
St Andrews Jn 18/06 18/41
Bordesley Jn 18/08 18/42
Small Heath South Jn 18/11 18/45
Tyseley 18/12 18/47
Bentley Heath Crossing 18/20 ?
Dorridge 18/21 18/53
Hatton 18/27 18/59
Leamington Spa 18/34 19/04
Fenny Compton 18/50 19/16
Banbury 19/00 19/22
Aynho Jn 19/06 19/27
Heyford 19/13 19/31
Wolvercote Jn 19/22 19/43
Oxford 19/24 19/49
Kennington Jn 19/27 19/52
Didcot North Jn 19/35 19/58
Didcot East Jn 19/44 ?
Reading West Jn 19/59 20/11
Reading 20.01 ~ 20.03 20.13 ~ 20.15
Twyford 20/07 20/22
Maidenhead 20/11 20/28
Slough 20/15 20/41
Heathrow Airport Jn 20/19 21/09
Southall 20/21 21/12
Acton West 20/25 ?
Acton Main Line 20/27 ?
Acton Wells Jn 20/37 21/23
Willesden SWS 20/39 ?

Timings continue in first table.

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