23rd February 2008

Spitfire Railtours
The Deltic Pioneer

Locos Used 47787 & 55022 'Royal Scots Grey'
Stock Used 4951+99317+99328+5035+99327+1860+3143+3136+99679+3362+3360+99723

Route:
1Z55 : Liverpool Lime Street to Edinburgh
1Z56 : Edinburgh to Liverpool Lime Street

Loco(s) Route
55022 (1) Liverpool Lime Street - Huyton - St Helens Junction - Newton-le-Willows - Eccles - Manchester Victoria - Miles Platting Jn - Baguley Fold Jn - Ashton-under-Lyne - Stalybridge - Diggle - Marsden - Huddersfield - Mirfield - Dewsbury - Leeds - Micklefield - Church Fenton - York - Darlington - Newcastle - Berwick-upon-Tweed - Drem - Edinburgh Waverley
55022 (1) Edinburgh Waverley - (reverse of outward route) - Liverpool Lime Street

Notes :
(1) 47787 on rear.

Source : Alan Sheppard

Photo Review
(all photos: Alan Sheppard)


47787 just before taking the stock out of Edinburgh to Craigentinny for servicing.


55022 at Edinburgh Waverley.


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from various including Alan Sheppard & Richard Rooker)

Location
Booked
Actual
 
Booked
Actual
Liverpool Lime Street
06.14d
06.55
 
23.25a
23.41
Edge Hill
06/18
07/00
 
23/19
23/37
Bootle Branch Jn
06/19
07/01
 
23/18
23/35
Huyton
06/28
07/06
 
23/14
23/27
Rainhill
06/35
07/08
 
23/12
23/23
St. Helens Junction
06/41
07/12
 
23/09
23/20
Earlestown
06/44
07/22
 
23/07
23/17
Newton-le-Willows
06.46a ~ 06.50d
07.24 ~ 07.26
 
23.01a ~ 23.05d
23.13 ~ 23.16
Astley
06/57
07/33
 
22/55
23/06
Eccles
07/02
07/38
 
22/50
23/02
Ordsall Lane Jn
07/07
07/42
 
22/46
22/58
Deal Steet Jn
07/10
?
 
22/44
?
Manchester Victoria
07.12a ~ 07.16d
07.47 ~ 07.49
 
22.38a ~ 22.42d
22.52 ~ 22.54
Miles Platting Jn
07/20
07/53
 
22/36
22/47
Philips Park West Jn
07/21
07/54
 
22/35
22/46
Baguley Fold Jn
07/22
07/55
 
22/33
22/45
Ashton Moss North Jn
07/25
07/59
 
22/29
22/43
Stalybridge
07/29
08/03
 
22/25
22/37
Greenfield
07/36
08/10
 
22/19
22/30
Diggle Jn
07*40 ~ 07*47
08/12
 
22/17
22/28
Marsden
07/52
08/17
 
22*04 ~ 22*12
22.14 ~ 22.23
Huddersfield
08.01a ~ 08.04d
08.26 ~ 08.31
 
21.52a ~ 21.54d
21.57 ~ 22.04
Heaton Lodge Jn  
21/45
21/49
Heaton Lodge East Jn
08/10
08/41
 
Mirfield East Jn
08/12
?
 
21/43
?
Thornhill LNW Jn
?
?
 
21/41
?
Dewsbury
08/15
08/46
 
21/40
21/45
Morley
08/19
08/51
 
21/35
21/40
Whitehall Jn
08/27
08/56
 
21/31
21/34
Leeds West Jn
08/28
?
 
21/31
?
Leeds
08.29a ~ 08.34d
08.58 ~ 09.06
 
21.19a ~ 21.30d
21.25 ~ 21.32
Neville Hill West Jn
08/36
?
 
21/12
?
Cross Gates
08/40
09/12
 
21/09
21/17
Micklefield
08/45
09/17
 
21/03
21/13
Church Fenton
08/55
09/21
 
20/58
21/08
Colton Jn
09/01
09/25
 
20/53
21/03
York
09.10a ~ 09.15d
09.29 ~ 09.34
 
20.31a ~ 20.47d
20.51 ~ 20.57
Skelton Jn
09/18
09/37
 
20/29
20/47
Tollerton
09/25
09/44
 
20/22
20/41
Thirsk
09/33
09/53
 
20/14
20/34
Northallerton
09/38
10/02
 
20/09
20/29
Darlington
09/48
10/14
 
20/00
20/19
Ferryhill South Jn
09/57
10/24
 
19/52
20/10
Tursdale Jn
09/59
?
 
19/50
?
Durham
10/04
10/31
 
19/45
20/02
Birtley Jn
10/14
10/37
 
19/38
19/56
King Edward Bridge Jns
10/17
10/41
 
19/34
19/50
Newcastle Central
10/22
10/44
 
19/32
19/47
Heaton South Jn
10/26
10/47
 
19/28
19/25
Morpeth
10/45
11/00
 
19/09
19/10
Morpeth North Jn
10*47 ~ 10*52
?
 
?
?
Alnmouth
11/08
11/14
 
18/47
18/54
Belford
11/18
11/26
 
18/36
18/42
Berwick-upon-Tweed
11/31
11/36
 
18/25
18/30
Marshall Meadows
11/38
11/40
 
18/23
18/28
Reston GSP
11/45
?
 
18/15
?
Grantshouse
11/51
11/51
 
18/10
18/17
Dunbar
12/01
11/59
 
18/00
18/07
Drem DPL
12*13 ~ 12*22
?
 
Drem
12/23
12/23
 
17/51
18/00
Monktonhall Jn
12/38
12/34
 
17/41
17/52
Portobello Jn
12/42
12/37
 
17/38
17/50
Edinburgh Waverley
12.46a
12.41
 
17.34d
17.45


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