2nd June 2007

Branch Line Society
The Tealby Beck Railtour

Locos Used D2112, D3871, 66015 & 66080
Stock Used 17015+5040+4902+3124+5276+5292+5366

Route:
1Z27 : Ealing Broadway to Boston Docks
1Z28 : Boston Docks to Ealing Broadway

Loco(s) Route
66080 Ealing Broadway - Acton Main Line - Acton Wells Jn - Dudding Hill Jn - Brent Curve Jn - Hendon - St. Albans - Bedford - Kettering - Market Harborough - Leicester - Trent South Jn - (via Down High Level Goods Line) - Meadow Lane Jn - Toton Centre
66080 (1) Toton Centre - Trowell Jn - Pye Bridge Jn - Kirkby Lane End - Mansfield - Shirebrook - Langwith, W.H. Davies & Son Wagon Works
66015 (2) Langwith, W.H. Davies & Son Wagon Works - (reverse of outward route) - Toton Centre - Trent - Sheet Stores Jn - Spondon - Derby Way & Works Jn - Derby Down Goods - Derby Station North Jn - Chaddesden Sidings
66080 (1) Chaddesden Sidings - Derby - Spondon - Sheet Stores Jn - Trent - Beeston - Nottingham - Netherfield Jn - Bingham - Allington West Jn - Barkston East Jn - Sleaford - Swineshead - West Street Jn SB (3)
66015 (2) West Street Jn SB - Boston Up Sidings South
D2112 (4) Boston Up Sidings South - Up Sidings North
D3871 (5) Up Sidings North - Lafarge
D2112 (4) Lafarge - Lafarge Jn
D3871 (5) Lafarge Jn - Lafarge
D2112 (4) Lafarge - Swing Bridge
D3871 (5) Swing Bridge - Steel Warehouse
D2112 (4) Steel Warehouse - Steel Warehouse Jn
D3871 (5) Steel Warehouse Jn - Steel Warehouse
D2112 (4) Steel Warehouse - Swing Bridge - Up Sidings North
D3871 (5) Up Sidings North - Boston Up Sidings South
66015 (2) Boston Up Sidings South - West Street Jn SB (3)
66080 (1) West Street Jn SB (3) - (reverse of outward route) - Nottingham
66080 Nottingham - Trent - Trent South Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Ealing Broadway

Notes :
(1) 66015 on rear.
(2) 66080 on rear.
(3) Booked reversal point was Boston station.
(4) D3871 on rear.
(5) D2112 on rear.

Source : Alan Sheppard (joined/left the train at Loughborough)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Alan Sheppard & LASERman)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Ealing Broadway 07.27d [P4] [RL] 07.29   22.31a 22.59 [P3]
Acton West 07/29 07/31   22/30 22/57
Acton Main Line 07/30 07/34   22/28 [RL] 22/54 [RL]
Acton Wells Jn 07/33 07/37   22/19 22/50
Acton Canal Wharf 07/35 07/39   22/08 22/49
Dudding Hill Jn 07/41 07/45   22/02 22/41
Brent Curve Jn 07/44 [DHL] 07/48 [DHL]   21/59 22/37
Hendon 07/47 [SL] 07/51   21/57 22/33
Silkstream Jn ? 07/56 [SL]   21/55 [UHL] DIV [Hendon Chord]
Radlett Jn ? ?   ? 22/23 [FL]
St Albans 08.01a ~ 08.04d [P2] 08.12 ~ 08.13 [P2]   21.41a ~ 21.43d [P1] 22.13 ~ 22.14 [P1]
Harpenden Jn ? ?   ? 22/06 [SL]
Luton 08/16 [P3] ?   21/32 [P1] 21/58
Flitwick 08/29 ?   21/19 21/50
Flitwick Jn ? 08/34 [FL]   ? ?
Bedford South Jn 08/39 ?   21/05 21/42 [FL]
Bedford 08.42a ~ 08.44d [P2] 08.44 ~ 08.45 [P4]   20.59a ~ 21.02d [P2] 21.36 ~ 21.39 [P3]
Bedford North Jn 08/45 [FL] ?   20/58 [SL] ? [DSL]
Sharnbrook Jn 08/50 ?   20/52 ?
Wellingborough 08/58 08/59   20/44 21/17
Kettering South Jn ? ?   20/36 ?
Kettering 09/05 09/04   20*18 ~ 20*34 [P1] 21.09 ~ 21.10 [P3]
Kettering North Jn ? ?   20/14 ?
Market Harborough 09/15 09/14   20/04 20/56
Wigston North Jn 09/28 09/25   19/52 ?
Leicester 09.34a ~ 09.46d [P1] 09.30 ~ 09.46 [P1]   19.45a ~ 19.47d [P3] 20.18 ~ 20.19 [P4]
Syston South Jn 09/56 [SL] 09/54 [ML]   19/40 20/28
Sileby Jn 10/00 ?   19/37 20/24
Loughborough 10.06a ~ 10.08d [P3] 10.03 ~ 10.06 [P1]   19.30a ~ 19.32d [P2] 20.18 ~ 20.19 [P2]
Ratcliffe Jn 10/19 [HLG] 10/16   ? 20/06
Trent South Jn 10/21 10/19   19/22 [FL] 20/06

 

Location Booked Actual
Meadow Lane Jn 10/24 10/22
Toton Jn 10/26 10/26
Toton Centre 10L29 ~ 10L59 10.29 ~ 10.37
Trowell Jn 11/08 10/42
Langley Mill 11/16 10/47
Pye Bridge Jn 11/23 10/53
Sleights East SB 11/26 10/57
Pinxton 11/27 10/59
Kirkby Lane End Jn 11/36 11.08 ~ 11.17
Kirkby-in-Ashfield 11/37 11/18
Mansfield Woodhouse 11/45 11.27 ~ 11.29
Shirebrook 11*51 ~ 11*55 11.37 ~ 11.38
Shirebrook East Jn ? 11.38 ~ 11.39
Shirebrook Davies & Son 12.00 ~ 12.15 11.43 ~ 11.53
Shirebrook East Jn ? 11.56 ~ 12.02
Shirebrook 12/20 12.03 ~ 12.04
Mansfield Woodhouse 12/26 12.19 ~ 12.20
Kirkby-in-Ashfield 12/34 12/29
Kirkby Lane End Jn 12/35 12/30
Pinxton 12/43 12/38
Sleights East SB 12/44 12/39
Pye Bridge Jn 12/47 12/43
Langley Mill 12/51 12/48
Trowell Jn 12/57 12/56
Toton Centre 13/00 13/08
Toton Jn 13/01 13/08
Trent 13/03 13/09
Sheet Stores Jn 13/05 13/12
Spondon 13/11 13/18
Derby Way & Works Jn 13/17 [TL] 13/23
Derby 13/19 [DG] 13.25 ~ 13.33
Derby Station North Jn 13/21 13/34
Chaddesden Sidings points ? 13.38 ~ 14.01
Chaddesden Sidings 13.25 ~ 13.40 14.04 ~ 14.07 [line 5]
Chaddesden Sidings points ? 14.11 ~ 14.26
Derby Station North Jn 13/44 [ML] 14/30
Derby 13c45 ~ 13c47 [P6] 14.32 ~ 14.37
Spondon 13/52 14/41
Sheet Stores Jn 13/58 14/49
Trent 14/00 14/50 [DM]
Mansfield Jn 14/07 [FL] 14/58 [SL]
Nottingham 14/09 [DM] 15/01 [DM]
Netherfield Jn 14/14 15/07
Bingham 14/23 15/18
Bottesford West Jn 14/29 15/27
Allington West Jn 14/36 15/36
Barkston East Jn 14/44 15/45
Ancaster 14/50 15/50
Rauceby 14/55 15/54
Sleaford 14c58 ~ 15c01[P1] 15p59a ~ 16p18 [P3]
Heckington 15/07 16/26
Hubberts Bridge 15/16 16/40
West Street Jn SB ? 16.48 ~ 16.59
Boston 15.24 ~ 15.31 DIV
Up Sidings South 15L35 ~ ??L?? 17.03 ~ 17.15 [Western Track]
Up Sidings North Jn [no booked time] 17.17 ~ 17.18
Lafarge [no booked time] 17.26 ~ 17.27 [middle track]
Lafarge Jn [no booked time] 17.29 ~ 17.30
Lafarge [no booked time] 17.31 ~ 17.31 [LH track on arrival]
Swing Bridge [no booked time] 17.34 ~ 17.35
Steel Warehouse [no booked time] 17.36 ~ 17.38 [RH track on arrival]
Steel Warehouse Jn [no booked time] 17.39 ~ 17.40
Steel Warehouse [no booked time] 17.41 ~ 17.42 [LH track on arrival]
Swing Bridge [no booked time] 17.44 ~ 17.48
Up Sidings North [no booked time] 17.53 ~ 17.55
Up Sidings South ??L?? ~ 17L00 17.57 ~ 18.12 [Eastern Track]
Sleaford Sidings GF ? 18.13 ~ 18.31
West Street Jn SB ??/?? 18.34 ~ 18.37
Boston 17.11 ~ 17.13 DIV
Hubberts Bridge 17/21 18/42
Heckington 17/31 18/50
Sleaford 17*39 ~ 17*43 [P3] 18.57a ~ 18.59d [P2]
Rauceby 17/47 19/02
Ancaster 17/52 19/07
Barkston East Jn 18/01 19/12
Allington West Jn 18/10 19/21
Bottesford West Jn 18/17 19/26
Bingham 18/23 19/31
Netherfield Jn 18/38 19/38
Nottingham 18L46a ~ 19L11d [P6] 19.49 ~ 19.56 [P6]
Mansfield Jn 19/14 19/59
Trent 19/20 20/05

Timings continue in first table.

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