15th July 2007

Barrow Hill Limited
(Barrow Hill to Hope Cement Works)

Locos Used 20168, 20311, 20315, 20901, 20905 & Hunslet 8805/1978 'Laura' (4)
Stock Used 5487+5478+5569+5453+5491+99680

Route:
1Z20 : Barrow Hill to Hope
1Z40 : Hope to Barrow Hill
1Z60 : Barrow Hill to Hope
1Z80 : Hope to Barrow Hill

Loco(s) Route
20901 + 20905 (1) Roundhouse Halt - Barrow Hill Headshunt
20311 + 20315 (2) Barrow Hill Headshunt - Barrow Hill Reception - Barrow Hill Goods Line
20901 + 20905 (1) Barrow Hill Goods Line - Barrow Hill North Jn (Down Line)
20311 + 20315 (2) Barrow Hill North Jn - Down Barrow Hill to Up Barrow Hill - Tapton Jn - Chesterfield
20901 + 20905 (1) Chesterfield - Tapton Jn - Dore South Jn - Dore West Jn - Grindleford - Hope - Earles Sidings (DGL)
20311 + 20315 (2) Earles Sidings - Bottom Dead End
20901 + 20905 (1) Bottom Dead End - Astley's Loop
HE 8805 (3) Astley's Loop - Lafarge Cement Works
20168 Lafarge Cement Works - Astley's Loop
20311 + 20315 (2) Astley's Loop - Bottom Dead End
20901 + 20905 (1) Bottom Dead End - Earles Sidings (DGL)
20311 + 20315 (2) Earles Sidings - (reverse of outward route) - Chesterfield
20901 + 20905 (1) Chesterfield - Tapton Jn - Barrow Hill South Jn - Barrow Hill Goods Line - Barrow Hill Reception - Barrow Hill Headshunt
20311 + 20315 (2) Barrow Hill Headshunt - Roundhouse Halt
20901 + 20905 (1) Roundhouse Halt - Barrow Hill Headshunt
20311 + 20315 (2) Barrow Hill Headshunt - Barrow Hill Reception - Barrow Hill Goods Line
20901 + 20905 (1) Barrow Hill Goods Line - Barrow Hill North Jn - Beighton Jn - Woodhouse Jn - Woodburn Jn - Sheffield - Dore Station Jn - Dore West Jn - Grindleford - Hope - Earles Sidings (DGL)
20311 + 20315 (2) Earles Sidings - Bottom Dead End
20901 + 20905 (1) Bottom Dead End - Astley's Loop
HE 8805 (3) Astley's Loop - Lafarge Cement Works
20168 Lafarge Cement Works - Astley's Loop
20311 + 20315 (2) Astley's Loop - Bottom Dead End
20901 + 20905 (1) Bottom Dead End - Earles Sidings (DGL)
20311 + 20315 (2) Earles Sidings - (reverse of outward route) - Barrow Hill North Jn - Barrow Hill South Jn
20901 + 20905 (1) Barrow Hill South Jn - Barrow Hill Goods Line - Barrow Hill Reception - Barrow Hill Headshunt
20311 + 20315 (2) Barrow Hill Headshunt - Barrow Hill Reception

Notes :
(1) 20311 & 20315 on rear.
(2) 20901 & 20905 on rear.
(3) 20168 on rear.
(4) was originally planned to use Hunslet-Barclay 773/1990 'Blue John', but this was unserviceable.
(5) A headboard, "The Hope Valley Explorer", was carried by 20901 on the outward trip & 20311 on the return, irrespective of whether leading or trailing.

Sources : Martyn Brailsford & Alan Sheppard

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Martyn Brailsford & Alan Sheppard)

Train 3 (1Z20/1Z40):

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Barrow Hill Roundhouse 09.45d ?   13.15a ?
Barrow Hill Headshunt rev ?   rev ?
Barrow Hill Reception ??.?? ~ 10.21 ?   13.05 ~ ??.?? ?
Barrow Hill Goods Line S.243 10.26 ~ 10.31 ?   12/59 ?
Barrow Hill South Jn S.235   ? ?
Barrow Hill North Jn 10.34 ~ 10.39 ?  
Tapton Jn 10/44 ?   12/54 ?
Chesterfield 10.47 ~ 10.56 [P1] ?   12.46 ~ 12.53 [P1] ?
Dore South Jn 11/05 ?   12/40 ?
Dore West Jn 11/06 ?   12/39 ?
Totley Tunnel East 11/07 ?   12/38 ?
Grindleford 11/13 ?   12/34 ?
Earles Sidings SB 11.23 ~ 11.28 ?   12.22 ~ 12.29 ?
Bottom Dead End 11.30 ~ ??.?? ?   ??.?? ~ 12.20 ?
Astley's Loop L ?   L ?
Lafarge Cement Works ? ?   ? ?

Train 4 (1Z60/1Z80):

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Barrow Hill Roundhouse 14.00d 14.19   17.40a 17.37
Barrow Hill Headshunt rev 14.22 ~ 14.24   rev 17.33 ~ 17.35
Barrow Hill Reception ??.?? ~ 14.30 14.18 ~ 14.30   17.30 ~ ??.?? ??/??
Barrow Hill Goods Line S.243 14.35 ~ 14.40 14.32 ~ 14.35   17.21 ~ 17.25 ??/??
Barrow Hill South Jn S.235   ? 17.25 ~ 17.26
Barrow Hill North Jn 14/42 14/37   17/20 17/20
Beighton Jn 14/48 14/46   17/13 17/13
Woodhouse Jn 14/50 14/48   17/11 17/11
Woodburn Jn 14/55 14/55   17/06 17/05
Nunnery Main Line Jn 14/57 14/57   17/03 17/03
Sheffield 14.59 ~ 15.02 [P8] 15.00 ~ 15.02 [P6]   17/00 [P2] 17/01
Dore Station Jn 15/08 15/09   16/55 16/56
Dore West Jn 15/10 15/11   16/54 16/55
Totley Tunnel East 15/11 15/12   16/48 16/54
Grindleford 15/16 15/18   16/42 16/50
Earles Sidings SB 15.24 ~ 15.28 15.27 ~ 15.30   16.32 ~ 16.37 16.40 ~ 16.41
Bottom Dead End 15.31 ~ ??.?? 15.32 ~ 15.32   ??.?? ~ 16.30 16.36 ~ 16.38
Astley's Loop L 15L37 ~ 15L52   L 16L19 ~ 16L31
Lafarge Cement Works ? 16.03   ? 16.08


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