25th July 2009

Flamboyant Trains
Brighton Rocks With AC:DC

Locos Used 47786 'Roy Castle OBE', 73205 'Jeanette', 73209 'Alison' & 87002 'Royal Sovereign'
Stock Used 9506+5995+5971+6122+5919+6173+1254+3232+3374

Route :
1Z86 : Doncaster to Brighton
1Z87 : Brighton to Doncaster

Loco(s) Route
87002 (1) Doncaster - Decoy South Jn - Loversall Carr Jn - (via ECML) - Copenhagen Jn - Camden Road East Jn - Camden Road Jn - Willesden West London Jn - Harlesden Jn - Railnet Reception & Departure No.1 Line
47786 (2) Railnet Reception & Departure No.1 Line - Wembley Yard South Jn - Sudbury Jn (Up Willesden Relief)
73209 + 73205 (1) Sudbury Jn (Up Willesden Relief) - Willesden No.7 - West London Jn - Mitre Bridge Jn - Kensington Olympia - Latchmere Jn - Clapham Junction - Balham - Streatham Hill - West Norwood - Crystal Palace - Norwood Junction - East Croydon - Stoats Nest Jn - (via Quarry Line) - Earlswood - Gatwick Airport - Haywards Heath - Keymer Jn - Preston Park - Brighton
73205 + 73209 (1) Brighton - (reverse of outward route) - West Norwood - Tulse Hill - Herne Hill - Brixton - Factory Jn - Longhedge Jn - Latchmere Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Sudbury Jn (Down Willesden Relief)
47786 (3) Sudbury Jn (Down Willesden Relief) - Wembley Yard South Jn - Railnet Reception & Departure No.1 Line
87002 (1) Railnet Reception & Departure No.1 Line - Harlesden Jn - Kensal Green Jn - Gospel Oak - Camden Road Jn - Camden Road East Jn - Copenhagen Jn - (via ECML) - Copenhagen Jn - Doncaster

Notes :
(1) 47786 on rear.
(2) 73205 + 73209 on rear.
(3) 73209 + 73205 on rear.

Sources : John Clifford & Alan Sheppard

Photo Review


87002 waits to leave Doncaster (photo: Alan Sheppard)


73209 & 73205 on arrival into Brighton (photo: Alan Sheppard)


47786 waits to depart from Brighton homewards (photo: Alan Sheppard)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Mike Hunt, Pete Drury & Alan Sheppard)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Doncaster 06.03d [P8] 06.03   22.43a [P8] 22.53
Bridge Jn 06/05 [WSL] 06/05  
Decoy North Jn 06/08 06/08  
Decoy South Jn 06/09 [DLF] 06/09  
Loversall Carr Jn 06/13 06/10   22/34 22/47
Retford 06.22a ~ 06.25d [P1] 06.22 ~ 06.24   22.22a ~ 22.24d [P2] 22.34 ~ 22.36
Newark Flat Crossing 06/38 06/40   22/09 22/20
Newark North Gate 06*40a ~ 06*50d [P3] 06.42 ~ 06.50   22.05a ~ 22.07 [P1] 22.17 ~ 22.18
Claypole Loop 06/54 06/55   22/01 22/13
Grantham 07.05a ~ 07.07d [P1] 07.03 ~ 07.06   21.51a ~ 21.53d [P2] 22.02 ~ 22.05
Stoke Jn 07/12 [FL] 07/12   21/46 21/58
Tallington Jn 07/21 07/22   21/37 21/48
Peterborough
07.31a ~ 07.33d [P3]
07.30 ~ 07.32
 
21.27a ~ 21.30d [P4]
21.38 ~ 21.40 [P2]
Holme
 
21/21
21/32
Connington South
07/41
07/40
  ? 21/30
Huntingdon
07/46
07/46
 
21/15
21/25
Sandy
07/55
07/55
 
21/06
21/16
Biggleswade ? 08/00 [UF>US]   ? 21/13
           
Hitchin
08/02
08/07
 
20/58
21/08
Stevenage
08/06 [P2]
08/12 [P1]
 
20/55 [P3]
21/05
Woolmer Green Jn
08/10
08.17 ~ 08.17
 
20/53
21/03
Welwyn Garden City
08/12
08/23
 
20/50
21/01
Potters Bar
08/17
08/28
 
20/45
20/56
Wood Green
08/22
08/33
 
20/39
20/51
Finsbury Park
08/24 [P1] [SL]
08/36 [FL]
 
20/37 [P4] [FL]
20/48 [P3]
Holloway South Jn
08/31
08/38 [SL]
 
20/32 [SL]
20/47 [FL]
Copenhagen Jn
08/34 [NLI]
08/40
 
20/29 [SL]
20.43 ~ 20.44
Camden Road East Jn
08/46
08.42 ~ 08.45
 
20/26 [NLI]
20/41
Camden Road Jn
08/48
08/47
 
20/24
20/40
Primrose Hill ? 08/49  
Camden Jn
08/51 [SL]
08/50
 
West London Jn
08/56
08/55
 
Gospel Oak
 
20/21
20/36
Kensal Green Jn
 
20/10
20.18 ~ 20.18
Harlesden Jn
08/58 [HLG]
08/57
 
20/05
20/14
Railnet Reception
09L00 ~ 10L05
08.58 ~ 09.57
 
19L30 ~ 20L03
19.31 ~ 20.12
Wembley Yard South Jn
10/09 [DR]
10/00 [UR]
 
19/27 [HLG]
19/27
Sudbury Jn
10.10 ~ 10.15 [UR]
10.01 ~ 10.10
 
19.21 ~ 19.26 [UR]
19.22 ~ 19.26 [DR]
Wembley Yard South Jn
10/16
10/12
 
19/20
19/18
Willesden No.7
10/19
10/15
 
19/17
19/16
West London Jn
10/21
10/18
 
19/15 [DR]
19/14
Mitre Bridge Jn
10/22
10/20
 
19/14
19.08 ~ 19.12
North Pole Jn
10/23
10/21
 
19/09
19/06
Kensington Olympia
10/27 [P3]
10/27
 
19/04 [DML]
19/04
Latchmere Jn
10/35
10.34 ~ 10.34
 
18/58
18.55 ~ 18.57
Clapham Junction
10/47 [P17] [SL]
10.39 ~ 10.46
 
Balham
10/53
10/53
 
Streatham Hill
10/56
10/56
 
Longhedge Jn
 
18/55
18/52
Factory Jn
 
18/52
18/50
Voltaire Road Jn
 
18/51
18/49 [Chat Rev]
Brixton
 
18/46
18/47 [UCM]
Herne Hill
 
18/45 [P2]
18/45 [P1]
Tulse Hill
 
18/31 [P3]
18/31
West Norwood
11/00
11/00
 
18/29
18/27
Crystal Palace
11/05 [P2]
11/05
 
18/21 [P1]
18.22 ~ 18.23
Bromley Jn
11/08
11/08
 
18/19
18/20
Norwood Junction
11/12 [P4] [FL]
11/11
 
18/16 [P3]
18/17
Windmill Bridge Jn
11/14
11/13
 
18/15
18/15
East Croydon 11/15 [P3]
11/14
  18/14 [P1]
18/13
Purley 11/19 [P2]
11/18
  18/10 [P1]
18/10
Stoats Nest Jn 11/20 [QL]
11/19 [QL]
  18/09 [FL]
18/09
Earlswood 11/27 [FL]
11/25
  18/02 [QL]
18/03 [QL]
Gatwick Airport 11/32 [P5]
11/31
  17/57 [P4]
18/00
Three Bridges 11/35 [P5]
11/34
  17/55 [P4]
17/58
Balcombe Tunnel Jn
11/37
11/36
  17/53 [FL]
17/56
Copyhold Jn
11/42 [DV]
11/40
 
?
17.44 ~ 17.46
Haywards Heath
11.44 ~ 11.49 [P1]
11.43 ~ 11.46
 
17/46 [P3]
17/42 [P4]
Keymer Jn
11/53
11/50
 
17/36
17/36
Preston Park
12/01 [P3]
11/57
 
17/28 [P2]
17/26
Brighton
12.10a [P5]
12.02 [P3]
 
17.22d [P3]
17.21


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