7th November 2009

UK Railtours
The Pegswood Stage

Locos Used 66094, 66153, 67008 & 90019
Stock Used 5341+5276+4998+1813+3068+3097+1699+3149+1691+3119+3120+35469

Route :
1Z50 : London Kings Cross to Tyne Yard Sidings
1Z51 : Tyne Yard Sidings via Blythe & Tyne to Newcastle
1Z52 : Newcastle to London Kings Cross

Loco(s) Route
90019 (1) (2) Finsbury Park - (via ECML) - Holgate Bridge Jn - York Yard South Jn - York Yard North Jn - Skelton Jn - (via ECML) - Birtley Jn - Tyne South Jn - Tyne Yard Sidings
66153 (3) Tyne Yard Sidings - Tyne North Jn - Low Fell Jn - King Edward Bridge South Jn - King Edward Bridge North Jn - Newcastle
66094 (4) Newcastle - Newcastle West Jn - Forth Paradise Branch
66153 (3) Forth Paradise Branch - Newcastle West Jn - Newcastle - Manors - Heaton South Jn - Benton North Jn - Newsham North Jn - Bedlington Jn - West Sleekburn Jn - Marchey's House Jn - Ashington Jn
66094 (4) Ashington Jn - Marchey's House Jn - Winning Crossing Jn - Blyth Cambois - North Blyth Branch
66153 (3) North Blyth Branch - Blyth Cambois - Winning Crossing Jn - West Sleekburn Jn - Bedlington Jn - Newsham North Jn
66094 (4) Newsham North Jn - Bedlington Jn - Hepscott Jn - Morpeth North Jn - Pegswood - Butterwell Jn - Acklington - Wooden Gate Loop (Alnmouth)
66153 Wooden Gate Loop (Alnmouth) - (via ECML) - Newcastle
90019 (1) Newcastle - (via ECML) - Birtley Jn - (reverse of outward route) (5) - Finsbury Park - London Kings Cross

Notes :
(1) 67008 on rear.
(2) Due to the late arrival of the stock from Wembley Yard the train started at Finsbury Park rather than Kings Cross as booked.
(3) 66094 on rear.
(4) 66153 on rear.
(5) Was booked via York station but took the station avoiding line.
(6) Howard Parker comments: Durham was an alternative destination for those not wanting the Forgotten Tracks section of the tour. The additional stop at Doncaster on the return was for a crew change, as the booked one at York didnít happen.

Sources : Nicholas Braddick (joined/left the train at Potters Bar), Kieran Wildman
& Howard Parker (joined/left the train at Peterborough)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Howard Parker)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Kings Cross 08.18d DIV   21.28a ?
Finsbury Park 08/22 ??.??d   21/21 ?
Alexandra Palace 08/24 ?   21/18 ?
Potters Bar 08.31a ~ 08.33d ?   21.09a ~ 21.12d ?
Welwyn Garden City 08/43 ?   21/03 ?
Woolmer Green 08/50 ?   21/01 ?
Stevenage 08.54a ~ 08.57d ?   20.54a ~ 20.57d ?
Hitchin 09/01 ?   20/50 ?
Sandy 09/11 ?   20/36 ?
Huntingdon 09/20 ?   20/24 ?
Holme 09/26 ?   20/17 ?
Peterborough 09.32a ~ 09.37d ??.?? ~ 10.02 [P4]   20.10a ~ 20.11d 20.25 ~ ??.?? [P3]
Tallington 09/50 ?   20/00 ?
Stoke Jn 10/08 ?   19/50 20/05
Grantham 10/15 10/23   19/46 20/00
Claypole 10/21 ?   19/39 ?
Newark Northgate 10/25 10/32   19/36 19/49
Retford 10/37 10/44   19/23 19/37
Loversall Carr Jn 10/49 ?   19/14 ?
Doncaster 10/52 10/56 [SM]   19/10 19c21 ~ 19c23 [P3]
Shaftholme Jn 10/55 ?   19/04 ?
Temple Hirst Jn 11/01 ?   18/58 ?
Hambleton North Jn 11/05 ?   18/52 ?
Colton Jn 11/11 11/14 [Down Leeds]   8/47 19/00 [UM]
Holgate Jn 11/18 11/20   ? 18/54 [UP Leeds]
York   18c38 ~ 18c41 DIV
Skelton Jn 11/24 11/22   18/34 18/50
Tollerton Jn 11/29 ?   18/28 ?
Thirsk 11/374 11/40   18/20 ?
Northallerton 11/42 11/45   18/18 18/23
Darlington 11/51 11/55 [P4]   18/07 18/14 [UM]
Ferryhill South Jn 12/00 12/05   17/59 18/06
Tursdale Jn 12/02 12/07   17/57 18/04
Durham 12.07a ~ 12.09d 12.13 ~ 12.15   17.48a ~ 17.50d 17.55 ~ 17.57

 

Location Booked Actual
Tyne Yard 12L29 ~ 13L03 12.36 ~ 13.03
Low Fell Jn 13/08 ?
King Edward Bridge South Jn 13/10 ?
Newcastle 13.13a ~ 13.19d 13.14 ~ 13.19
Forth Banks Line 13.22 ~ 13.27 13.23 ~ 13.28
Newcastle 13/30 13/30 [P2]
Heaton South Jn 13/34 13/34
Benton North Jn 13/37 13/37
Newsham North Jn 13/53 13/56
Bedlington North L.C. 14/00 14/02
West Sleekburn Jn 14/02 14/05
Marchey's House Jn 14/03 14/06
Ashington Jn 14.08 ~ 14.13 14.13 ~ 14.15
Marchey's House Jn 14/18 14/24
Winning Jn 14/21 14/27
Freeman's Crossing 14/25 ?
North Blyth Alcan 14.33 ~ 14.41 14.38 ~ 14.43
Freeman's Crossing 14/51 14/53
Winning Jn 14/54 14/55
West Sleekburn Jn 14/56 14/57
Bedlington North L.C. 14/59 15/01
Newsham North Jn 15.06 ~ 15.14 15.10 ~ 15.12
Bedlington North L.C. 15/20 15/21
Morpeth North Jn 15/28 15/35
Wooden Gate Down Loop 15L45 ~ 16L13 15.55 ~ 16.11
Morpeth 16/31 16/30
Heaton South Jn 16/50 16/42
Newcastle 16L56d ~ 17L35d 16.48 ~ 17.39 [P2]

Timings continue in first table.

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