31st August 2008

Steam Dreams
Cathedrals Express

Loco Used steam : 6233 'Duchess of Sutherland'
Stock Used ?????

Route:
1Z45 : London Kings Cross to Norwich
1Z46 : Norwich to London Kings Cross

Loco Route
6233 London Kings Cross - Finsbury Park - Potters Bar - Stevenage - Hitchin - Royston - Shepreth Branch Jn - Cambridge - Coldham Lane Jn - Ely - Thetford - Wymondham - Trowse Jn - Norwich
6233 Norwich - (reverse of outward route) - London Kings Cross

Notes:
(1) Train was delayed at Stevenage in the morning due to a passenger being taken to hospital & the departure from Norwich was delayed by late arrival of the ECS.

Source : Nick Watson (on the train throughout)

Photo Review


Two shots of 6233 in Coldham Lane DGL (photos: Stewart Levett)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from
Nick Watson)

M.C

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual

M.C

0.00
London Kings Cross 10.33d [P1] 10.33 [P1]   21.14a [P6] 22.14 [P1]
126.32
0.55
Belle Isle 10/35 10/37   21/11 22/10
125.57
2.41
Finsbury Park 10/38 10/41   21/05 22/04
123.71
4.78
Alexandra Palace 10/40 10/44   20/59 22/01
121.34
12.57
Potters Bar 10/48 10/55   20/49 21/46
113.55
20.25
Welwyn Garden City 10/59 11/03   20/38 21/32
106.07
21.18
Digswell Jn 11/08 11/08   20/36 21/29
105.14
23.68
Woolmer Green Jn 11/10 11/12   20/34 21/27
102.44
27.45
Stevenage 11.15a ~ 11.18d [P4] 11.18 ~ 11.28 [P4]   20.27a ~ 20.29d [P1] 21.19 ~ 21.21 [P1]
98.67
31.74
Hitchin 11/25 11/36   20/23 21/10
94.38
34.50
Letchworth Garden City 11/30 11/46   20/19 21/06
91.62
44.72
Royston 11/41 11/58   19w52 ~ 20w06 20.30 ~ 20.48
81.40
55.26
Shepreth Branch Jn 11/53 ?   19/39 20/07
71.06
57.75
Cambridge 12.04a ~ 12.06d [P1] 12.21 ~ 12.25 [P1]   19.33a ~ 19.35d [P4] 19.58 ~ 22.04 [P4]
68.37
58.74
Coldham Lane DGL 12w09 ~ 12w29 12.28 ~ 12.49  
?
Coldham Lane Jn ? ?   19/31 19/53
67.38
72.22
Ely Dock Jn 12/43 13/13   19/16 19/39
54.10
72.53
Ely 12.45a ~ 12.47d [P1] 13.14 ~ 13.20 [P1]   19.06a ~ 19.15d [P1] 19.34 ~ 19.38 [P4]
53.59
74.15
Ely North Jn 12/50 13/24   19/01 19/28
52.17
88.55
Brandon 13/07 13/42   18/46 19/07
37.57
95.73
Thetford 13/15 13/57   18/38 19/00
30.39
110.52
Attleborough 13/31 14/17   18/23 18/41
15.60
116.15
Wymondham 13/37 14/23   18/17 18/35
10.17
125.23
Trowse Jn 13/57 14/34   18/07 18/21
1.09
125.60
Trowse Swing Bridge Jn 13/48 14/35   18/06 18/20
0.52
126.32
Norwich 13.56a [P1] 14.38 [P1]   18.04d [P2] 18.17 [P1]
0.00


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