9th May 2009

Mid Cheshire Rail Users Association
The Great Eastern Express

Locos Used 67028 & 67029
Stock Used 9507+6024+6067+5961+6176+1250+3325+3345+3333+3386+3344+3304

Route :
1Z53 : Chester to Cambridge
1Z54 : Cambridge to Chester

Loco(s) Route
67028 (1)

Chester - Mickle Trafford Jn - Mouldsworth - Northwich - Knutsford - Altrincham - Skelton Jn - Northenden Jn - Hazel Grove HL Jn - New Mills South Jn - Chinley - Edale - Grindleford - Dore South Jn - Chesterfield - Clay Cross South Jn - Pye Bridge Jn - Trowell Jn - Radford Jn - Mansfield Jn - Nottingham - Netherfield Jn - Bingham - Allington Jn - Grantham - Peterborough - Whittlesea - March - Ely - Coldham Lane Jn - Cambridge

67029 (1) Cambridge - (reverse of outward route) - Chester

Notes :
(1) 67029 on rear.
(2) 67028 on rear.
(3) Route confirmation required - above is from booked timings.

Sources : David White & Stewart Levett

Photo Review


67028 leads the train through Lostock Gralam (photo: John Cowlishaw)


67028 arrives into Cambridge past 365510 (photo: Stewart Levett)


67029 on the stock in the carriage sidings (photo: Stewart Levett)


Timings (Booked Only)
(Source : David White)

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Chester 05.58d [P3] 22.29a [P3]
Mickle Trafford Jn 06/35 22/22
Mouldsworth 06.41 ~ 06.44d 22.13a ~ 22.16d
Cuddington 06.53a ~ 06.55d 22.01a ~ 22.04d
Greenbank 07.00a ~ 07.03d 21.52a ~ 21.55d
Northwich 07.08a ~ 07.11d 21.44a ~ 21.47d
Plumley West SB 07/16 21/39
Plumley 07.17a ~ 07.20d 21.34a ~ 21.37d
Knutsford 07.26a ~ 07.29d 21.26a ~ 21.29d
Mobberley 07.34a ~ 07.37d 21.18a ~ 21.21d
Hale 07.43a ~ 07.46d 21.09a ~ 21.11d
Altrincham 07.49a ~ 07.52d 21.03a ~ 21.06d
Navigation Road 07/54 21/02
Deansgate Jn 07/55 21/01
Northenden Jn 08/02 20/55
Hazel Grove HL Jn 08/39 20/39
New Mills South Jn 08/46 20/32
Chinley 08c51 ~ 08c53 20c26 ~ 20c28
Chinley North Jn 08/56 20/24
Chinley East Jn 08/56 20/23
Edale 09/02 20/16
Earles Siding SB 09/06 20/12
Bamford 09/08 20/09
Grindleford 09/13 20/06
Totley Tunnel East 09/17 20/01
Dore West Jn 09/19 19/54
Dore South Jn 09/21 19/49
Tapton Jn 09/28 [ML] 19/40
Chesterfield 09/28 [P1] 19/39 [P1]
Chesterfield South Jn 09/30 [EL] 19/38 [ML]
Clay Cross North Jn 09/32 19/36 [EL]
Alfreton & Mansfield Parkway 09/39 19/28
Ironville Jn 09/42 [ML] 19/25
Langley Mill 09/45 19/21
Trowell Jn 09/51 19/17 [ML]
Radford Jn 09/57 19/11
Mansfield Jn 10/00 [SL] 19/09
Nottingham 10/02 [DM] 19/07 [UM] [ML]
Netherfield Jn 10/09 19/02
Bingham 10/18 18/53
Bottesford West Jn 10/25 18/47
Allington Jn 10/32 18/42
Nottingham Branch Jn 10/36 18/37
Grantham 10*39 ~ 10*41 [P4] 18/35 [P4]
Stoke Jn 10/50 [SL] 18/27
Tallington Jn 11/04 18/15
Peterborough 11.23~ 11.25d [P4] 18.03a ~ 18.06d [P5] [FL]
Peterborough East Jn 11/27 17/58
Whittlesea 11/35 17/49
March West Jn 11/42 17/41
March 11/43 17/40
Ely North Jn 11/58 [UL] 17/24
Ely 12.01a ~ 12.03d [P2] 17.09a ~ 17.21d [P2]
Ely Dock Jn 12/05 17/08 [UL]
Coldham Lane Jn 12/18 16/54
Cambridge 12.21a [P1] 16.52d [P4]


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