20th December 2008

Railway Touring Company
The Christmas Heart of Midlothian

Locos Used 37706, 47760 & steam: 30777 'Sir Lamiel'
Stock Used (2) 17019+21266+99127+99125+99993+99128+3143+99121+1860+5032+5035

Route:
1Z92 : London Waterloo to Yeovil Junction
1Z93 : Yeovil Junction to London Waterloo

Loco(s) Route
47760 Huddersfield - Mirfield East Jn - Dewsbury - Morley - Whitehall Jn - Leeds - Cross Gates - Micklefield - Church Fenton - York
30777 + 47760 York - (via ECML) (3) - Edinburgh Waverley
47760 (4) Edinburgh Waverley - (reverse of outward route) (5) - Huddersfield

Notes :
(1) Originally advertised for 60009 'Union of South Africa' for the steam section but this was temporarily withdrawn from mainline use. At one stage it was thought 30850 would be used, but eventually 30777 took over.
(2) 17019 only in consist when 30777 was on the train.
(3) via Tyne Yard, Morpeth Loop (down slow) & Berwick-upon-Tweed DGL.
(4) 37706 on rear.
(5) Via Grantshouse UPL.

Source : John Clifford

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from John Clifford)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Huddersfield 05.58d ?   22.12a ?
Heaton Lodge East Jn 06/03 ?  
Mirfield East Jn 06/06 ?   21/50 ?
Thornhill LNW Jn ? ?   21/48 ?
Dewsbury 06.09a ~ 06.11d ?   21.42a ~ 21.45d ?
Morley 06/17 ?   21/36 ?
Whitehall Jn 06/23 ?   21/29 ?
Leeds West Jn 06/23 ?   21/29 ?
Leeds 06.25a ~ 06.27d ?   21.16a ~ 21.28d ?
Neville Hill West Jn 06/29 ?   21/12 ?
Cross Gates 06/33 ?   ? ?
Micklefield 06/38 ?   21/05 ?
Church Fenton 06/42 ?   21/00 ?
Colton Jn 06/50 ?   20/55 ?
York 07.00a ~ 07.50d ??.?/ ~ 07.52   20.45a ~ 20.49d 20.45 ~ 20.51
Skelton Jn 07/55 07/57   20/42 20/40
Tollerton 08/05 08/07   20/28 20/28
Thirsk 08/18 08/19   20/18 20/17
Northallerton 08/26 08/27   20/13 20/11
Darlington 08/40 08/41   20/03 20/01
Ferryhill South Jn 08/53 08/51   19/54 19/52
Tursdale Jn 08/56 08/54   19/52 19/50
Durham 09/05 09/00   19/46 19/44
Birtley Jn 09/17 09/11   19/38 19/37
Tyne Yard 09w22 ~ 10w06 09.13 ~ 09.52  
Low Fell Jn 10/11 09.58 ~ 10.09   ? ?
King Edward Bridge South Jn 10/16 10/16   19/34 19/32
Newcastle 10/19 10.19 ~ 10.19   19/32 19.29 ~ 19.30
Heaton South Jn 10/24 10/24   19/27 19/26
Morpeth 10/42 10/43   19/09 19/10
Morpeth North Jn 10.45 ~ 10.53 10.45 ~ 10.51   ? ?
Alnmouth 11/14 11/08   18/48 18/51
Belford 11/33 11/24   18/35 18/38
Berwick-upon-Tweed 11/51 11/43   18/24 18/25
Berwick-upon-Tweed GL 11w54 ~ 12w49 11.45 ~ 12.52  
Reston sig. EG403 || EG402 12/58 12/58   18/21 18/22
Reston 13/07 13/05   18/15 18/16
Grantshouse 13/16 13/12   17.58 ~ 18.06 18.03 ~ 18.09
Oxwellmains Crossover 13/26 13/21   17/46 17/50
Dunbar 13/29 13/23   17/44 17/48
Drem 13/40 13/35   17/37 17/39
Prestonpans 13/48 13/46   17/25 17/28
Monktonhall Jn 13/55 13/52   17/21 17/21
Portobello Jn 13/57 13/55   17/15 17/17
Craigentinny Jn 13/59 13/57   17/14 17/15
Abbeyhill Jn 14/00 14/02   17/12 17/13
Edinburgh Waverley 14.02a 14.05   17.11d 17.11


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