1st - 4th September 2009
The Winton Train
|Locos Used||at least steam: 60163 'Tornado', DRG 01.1075, DB 41.018, DB 41.360, CD 486.007 & ˇSR 498.022|
|01/09||?||486.007 + 498.022||Prague Hln - Furth-im-Wald - Nürnberg|
|02/09||?||41.018||Nürnberg - Wiesbaden (2) - Linz-am-Rhein|
|02/09||?||41.018 + 41.360||Linz-am-Rhein - Cologne|
|03/09||?||41.018 + 41.360||Cologne - Emmerich-am-Rhein|
|03/09||?||01.1075||Emmerich-am-Rhein - Arnhem - Rotterdam - Hook van Holland|
|03/09-04/09||-||Ferry 'Stena Britannica'||Hook van Holland - Harwich International|
|04/09||1Z70||60163||Harwich International - Mistley - Manningtree - (via GEML) - London Liverpool Street|
(1) Route confirmation required. This train was run as a tribute to Sir Nicholas Winton who, between March and September 1939, organised eight trains to transport a total of 699 mainly Jewish Czech refugee children from Czechoslovakia to Britain. This train carried some of those original children and was met at Liverpool Street by Sir Nicholas Winton himself.
(2) Reported that booked route was via Frankfurt-am-Main, but train was diverted.
(3) The following steam locomotives are understood to have been used;
486.007 & 498.022 in Czech Republic
41.018 & 41.360 in Germany
01.1075 in The Netherlands
Sources : various including Nick Bartlett
Timings (Booked Only)
(from Nick Bartlett)
4th September (day 4)
|Forest Gate Jn||10/25|
|Liverpool Street||10.37a [P10]|
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