28th April 2007

V.S.O.E. (Northern Belle)
(Alnwick Castle from Leicester / Derby / Sheffield / Leeds)
(Durham from Leicester / Derby / Sheffield)

Locos Used at least 67023
Stock Used 10734+17167+3174+3275+1953+3182+3267+1566+3273

Route:
1Z25 : Leicester to Alnmouth
1Z76 : Alnmouth to Leicester

Loco(s) Route
67023 Leicester - Loughborough - Spondon - Derby - Chesterfield - Dore Station Jn - Sheffield - Meadowhall - Aldwarke Jn - Swinton - Moorthorpe - Wakefield Westgate - Leeds - Cross Gates - Church Fenton - York - Northallerton - Darlington - Durham - Newcastle - Morpeth - Alnmouth
?67023? Alnmouth - (reverse of outward route) - Leicester

Notes :
(1) Confirmation of return loco is required.


67023 passes Meadowhall en-route to Alnmouth (photo: Richard Rooker)

Sources : Richard Rooker (viewed outward run at Meadowhall)
 & Brian Gooch (viewed outward run at Sheffield)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Richard Rooker)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Leicester 06.20d 06.20   21.44a 21.29
Syston South Jn 06/26 06/26   21/38 21/24
Sileby Jn 06/29 06/28   21/30 21/22
Loughborough 06/33 06/31   21/16 21/18
Trent South Jn 06/38 06/36   21/20 21/14
Sheet Stores Jn 06/39 06/36   21/19 21/13
Spondon 06/44 06/41   21/13 21/08
Derby 06.50a ~ 06.53d 06.45 ~ 06.53   21.02a ~ 21.07d 21.00 ~ 21.04
Ambergate Jn 07/05 07/03   20/51 20/51
Clay Cross South Jn 07/14 07/10   20/43 20/44
Chesterfield 07/18 07/16   20/39 20/40
Dore Station Jn 07/34 07/26   20/30 20/33
Sheffield 07.44 ~ 07.59 07.40 ~ 08.01   20.18a ~ 20.23d 20.24 ~ 20.27
Nunnery Main Line Jn 08/01 ?   20/16 ?
Wincobank Jn 08/07 ?   20/14 ?
Holmes Jn 08/08 08/10   20/12 20/16
Aldwarke Jn 08/11 08/14   20/09 20/13
Swinton 08/13 08/16   20/08 20/09
Moorthorpe 08/19 08/23   20/00 20/01
South Kirkby Jn 08/21 08/24   19/59 20/00
Hare Park Jn 08/27 08/29   19/52 19/52
Wakefield Westgate 08/34 08/33   19/48 19/45
Holbeck Jn 08/47 08/44   19/35 ?
Whitehall Jn 08/48 08/44   19/34 19/35
Leeds West Jn 08/48 ?   19.34 ?
Leeds 08.50a ~ 09.00d 08.47 ~ 09.00   19.29a ~ 19.33d 19.27 ~ 19.33
Neville Hill West Jn 09/03 ?   19/25 ?
Cross Gates 09/07 09/05   19/20 19/18
Micklefield 09/12 09/11   19/15 19/14
Church Fenton 09/16 09/15   19/10 19/09
Colton Jn 09/20 09/19   19/05 19/05
York 09.26a ~ 09.30d 09.24 ~ 09.31   18.57a ~ 18.59d 18.57 ~ 19.00
Skelton Jn 09/33 09/33   18/54 18/53
Tollerton Jn 09/43 09/43   18/47 18/48
Thirsk 09/52 09/55   18/39 18/41
Northallerton 09/57 10/03   18/33 18/35
Darlington South Down Passenger Loop 10*09 ~ 10*16 ?  
Darlington 10/19 10/22   18/24 18/24
Ferryhill South Jn 10/28 10/32   18/14 18/13
Tursdale Jn 10/30 ?   18/13 ?
Durham 10.36a ~ 10.42d 10.39 ~ 10.43   18.01a ~ 18.06d 17.59 ~ 18.04
Birtley Jn 10/53 10/50   17/52 17/52
King Edward Bridge East Jn 10/57 10/59   17/48 17/47
Newcastle 11/00 10/58   17.39a ~ 17.46d 17.33 ~ 17.45
Heaton South Jn 11/15 11/02   17/29 17/29
Morpeth 11/27 11/14   17/16 17/17
Morpeth Loop   17*06 ~ 17*14 ?
Morpeth North Jn ? ?   17/04 ?
Alnmouth 11.40a 11.27   16.49d 16.41


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