18th & 20th August 2007

V.S.O.E. (Northern Belle)
(Edinburgh Military Tattoo Excursion)

Locos Used at least 67012 & 67029
Stock Used booked for load 12 incl. 1x mark 3 sleeper

Route:
1Z66 : London Victoria to Wester Hailes
1Z69 : Wester Hailes to London Victoria

Date Loco(s) Route
18/08 ????? London Victoria - Stewarts Lane Jn - Longhedge Jn - Latchmere Jn - Kensington Olympia - Mitre Bridge Jn - Willesden West London Jn - Willesden SWS - Acton Wells Jn - Acton Main Line - Slough - Maidenhead - Reading - Didcot Parkweay - Didcot North Jn - Oxford - Aynho Jn - Banbury - Leamington Spa - Hatton - Dorridge - Tyseley - Small Heath South Jn - Bordesley Jn - St Andrews Jn - Proof House Jn - Birmingham New Street - Soho South Jn - Galton Jn - Dudley Port - Wolverhampton - Bushbury Jn - Stafford - (via WCML) - Winwick Jn - Earlestown - Newton-le-Willows - Astley - Eccles - Ordsall Lane Jn - Manchester Victoria
18/08 67012 (1) Manchester Victoria - Salford Crescent - Moses Gate - Bolton - Lostock Jn - Chorley - Euxton Jn - (via WCML) - Carstairs South Jn - Carstairs East Jn - Midcalder Jn - Wester Hailes
20/08 ????? Wester Hailes - (reverse of outward route) - Manchester Victoria
20/08 ????? Manchester Victoria - (reverse of outward route) - London Victoria

Notes :
(1) 67029 on rear. Train was sighted in this formation passing through Bolton, confirmation is required if it ran from Manchester to Wester Hailes thus, plus if 67029 led with 67012 on rear from London to Manchester.
(2) Route confirmation required - above is from booked timings.

Sources : Simon Cross & Steve Carter

Timings (Booked Only)
(from
Simon Cross)

Location

Booked (out)

Booked (rtn)
Victoria 06.48d [P2] [FL] 22.05a [P2]
Grosvenor Bridge Jn 06/51 22/02 [SL]
Stewarts Lane Jn 06/53 [RVL] 22/00
Longhedge Jn 06/56 21/56 [RVL]
Latchmere Jn 06/58 21/52
Kensington Olympia 07/03 [DML] 21/41 [P3]
North Pole Jn 07/07 21/37
Mitre Bridge Jn 07/08 21/36
Willesden WL Jn 07/09 21/35
Willesden SWS 07/11 21/34
Acton Wells Jn 07/13 21/32
Acton Main Line 07/17 [RL] 21/25
Acton West 07/20 21/24
West Ealing ? 21/20
Southall 07/25 21/17
Heathrow Airport Jn 07/27 21/13
Slough 07/34 [P4] 21/05
Maidenhead 07/41 20/53
Twyford 07/48 20/46
Reading 07/53 [P8] 20/40 [P9]
Reading West Jn 07/54 20/39
Didcot East Jn 08/14 20/25
Didcot Parkway 08c16 ~ 08c18 [P3] 20c21 ~ 20c23 [P4] [RL]
Didcot North Jn 08/20 20/19
Kennington Jn 08/27 20/11
Oxford 08/29 [TL] 20/09 [TL]
Wolvercote Jn 08/32 20/05
Heyford 08/40 19/57
Aynho Jn 08/45 19/51
Banbury 08/49 [P2] 19/45 [P3]
Fenny Compton 08/56 19/36
Leamington Spa 09*07 ~ 09*15 [DM] 19/22 [UM]
Hatton 09/26 19/10
Dorridge 09/34 [P2] [ML] 19/04 [P1]
Bentley Heath LC 09/35 19/03 [ML]
Tyseley 09/47 [FL] 18/52
Small Heath South Jn 09/49 [ML] 18/51 [FL]
Bordesley Jn 09/56 18/48 [ML]
St Andrews Jn 09/57 18/47
Proof House Jn 10/00 [WL] 18/44
Birmingham New Street 10.03a ~ 10.10d [P4] 18.36a ~ 18.41d [P11] [DEL]
Soho South Jn 10/15 18/32
Galton Jn 10/21 18/30
Dudley Port 10/25 18/26
Wolverhampton 10/32 [P1] 18/19 [P3]
Wolverhampton North Jn 10/34 18/16
Bushbury Jn 10/35 18/14
Stafford No.4 10/46 [SL] 18/03
Stafford 10/47 [P5] 17*31 ~ 18*02 [P1]
Norton Bridge 10/53 17/25
Madeley 11/04 17/12
Basford Hall Jn 11/09 17/08 [FL]
Crewe 11.13a ~ 11.17d [P12] [FL] 16.45a ~ 16.56d [P12] [SL]
Crewe Coal Yard 11/21 16/43
Winsford SB 11/27 16/36
Weaver Jn 11/34 16/29
Acton Grange Jn 11/37 16/23
Warrington Bank Quay 11.39a ~ 11.41d [P3] [SL] 16c14a ~ 16c18d [P2] [FL]
Winwick Jn 11/47 16/09 [SL]
Earlestown 11/50 [P4] 16/05 [P5]
Newton-le-Willows 11/51 16/04
Astley 11/56 15/58
Eccles 12/01 15/53
Ordsall Lane Jn 12/05 15/49
Deal Street 12/08 [FL] 15/46
Manchester Victoria 12.10a ~ 12.35d [P3] [SL] 15.21a ~ 15.44d [P6] [SL]
Deal Street 12/26 15/19 [FL]
Salford Crescent 12/29 [P2] 15/16 [UB]
Moses Gate 12/37 -
Burnden Jn 12*40 ~ 12*43 [DPL] 14*43 ~ 15*04 [UPL]
Bolton 12/46 [P4] 14/40 [P3]
Lostock Jn 12/51 14/36
Chorley 12/59 14/26
Euxton Jn 13/05 [FL] 14/20
Preston 13.14a ~ 13.17d [P5] 14.08a ~ 14.13d [P5]
Barton & Broughton PL 13*25 ~ 14*02 -
Lancaster 14/19 [DFL] 13/51 [UFL]
Morecambe South Jn 14/21 13/49
Carnforth North Jn 14/28 13/46
Oxenholme Lake District 14.39a ~ 14.42d [P2] 13.33a ~ 13.36d [P1]
Grayrigg 14*53 ~ 15*03 -
Tebay 15/10 13/23
Penrith North Lakes 15.30a ~ 15.33d [P2] 13.00a ~ 13.03d [P1]
Carlisle 15c51 ~ 15c53 [P4] 12c23 ~ 12c38 [P1]
Gretna Jn 16/02 12/08
Quintinshill PL 16*05 ~ 16*17 11*56 ~ 12*05
Kirkpatrick Sig. MC863 // MC862 16/21 11/52
Lockerbie 16/33 11/38
Beattock 16/44 11/28
Beattock Summit 17/02 11/20
Abington 17/09 11/11
Carstairs South Jn 17/22 10/58
Carstairs East Jn 17/25 10/56
Auchengray 17/31 10/51
Torphin 17/37 10/46
Midcalder Jn 17/42 10/41
Kirknewton 17/43 10/40
Curriehill 17/46 10/34
Wester Hailes 17.48a 10.32d


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