28th May 2010

V.S.O.E. (Northern Belle)
(Chelsae Flower Show & Hampton Court)

Loco Used 67006 'Royal Sovereign'

Route :
1Z48 : Chester to Kensington Olympia
1Z50 : Kensington Olympia to Chester

Loco Route
67006 Chester - Mickle Trafford Jn - Helsby - Frodsham Jn - Runcorn East - Acton Grange Jn - Walton Old Jn - Warrington Bank Quay - Winwick Jn - Earlestown - Newton-le-Willows - Astley - Eccles - Manchester Victoria - Miles Platting - Bauley Fold Jn - Ashton Moss South Jn - Denton Jn - Heaton Norris Jn - Stockport - Cheadle Hulme - Macclesfield - Congleton - Kidsgrove - Stoke-on-Trent - Stone - Norton Bridge - (via WCML, Trent Valley & Northampton) - Wembley Central - Sudbury Jn - Willesden WL Jn - Mitre Bridge Jn - Kensington Olympia
67006 Kensington Olympia - (reverse of outward route) - Warrington Bank Quay - Acton Grange Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Chester

Source : Chris Coxon (courtesy of John Cowlishaw)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Chris Coxon)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Chester 05.45d 05.45   00.50a 00.44
Mickle Trafford Jn 05/51 ?   00/43 ?
Helsby 05/55 ?   00/28 ?
Frodsham Jn 06/00 ?   00/23 ?
Runcorn East 06/02 ?   00/20 ?
Acton Grange Jn 06/06 ?   00/17 ?
Walton Old Jn 06/08 ?  
Warrington Bank Quay 06/10 06.11 ~ 06.14   00.12a ~ 00.14d 00.14 ~ 00.15
Dallam Jn 06/11 ?   00/10 ?
Winwick Jn 06/13 ?   00/07 ?
Earlestown 06/15 ?   00/05 ?
Newton-le-Willows 06/18 ?   00/04 ?
Astley 06/26 ?   23/57 ?
Eccles 06/31 ?   23/52 ?
Ordsall Lane Jn 06/37 ?   23/48 ?
Deal Street Jn 06/41 ?   23/47 ?
Manchester Victoria 06.43a ~ 06.49d 06.47 ~ 06.52   23.38a ~ 23.45d 23.42 ~ 23.46
Miles Platting Jn 06/53 ?   23/35 ?
Philips Park West Jn 06/54 ?   23/30 ?
Baguley Fold Jn 06/55 ?   23/27 ?
Ashton Moss North Jn 06/59 ?   23/21 ?
Denton Jn 07/07 ?   23/14 ?
Denton Station Jn 07/09 ?   23/13 ?
Ash Bridge Jn 07/14 ?   23/08 ?
Heaton Norris Jn 07/17 ?   23/07 ?
Stockport 07/18 ?   23/01 ?
Edgeley No.1 07/19 ?   22/53 ?
Adswood Road Jn 07/20 ?   22/51 ?
Cheadle Hulme 07/21 ?   22/50 ?
Macclesfield 07.30a ~ 07.37d 07.37 ~ 07.40   22.34a ~ 22.39d 22.27 ~ 22.30
Congleton 07/44 ?   22/26 ?
Kidsgrove 07/50 ?   22/20 ?
Stoke-on-Trent 07.58a ~ 08.02d 07.59 ~ 08.04   22.08a ~ 22.13d 22.05 ~ 22.08
Stoke Jn 08/03 ?   22/06 ?
Stone 08/10 ?   22/00 ?
Norton Bridge 08/15 ?   21/54 ?
Stafford 08c28 ~ 08c30 08.27 ~ 08.29   21c45 ~ 21c47 21.34 ~ 21.43
Colwich 08/38 ?   21/39 ?
Rugeley North Jn 08/44 ?   21/36 ?
Lichfield North Jn 08/52 ?   21/30 ?
Amington Jn 09/00 ?   21/24 ?
Nuneaton 09/08 ?   21/16 ?
Attleborough Jn ? ?   21/15 ?
Brinklow ? ?   21/10 ?
Trent Valley Jn 09/23 ?   21/06 ?
Rugby 09/25 ?   21/05 ?
Hillmorton Jn 09/27 ?   21/03 ?
Long Buckby 09/37 ?   20/38 ?
Northampton 09/46 ?   20c08 ~ 20c21 20.04 ~ 20.06
Hanslope Jn 09/54 ?   19/56 ?
Milton Keynes Central 10/00 ?   19/49 ?
Bletchley 10/05 ?   19/45 ?
Ledburn Jn 10/12 ?   19/36 ?
Tring 10/22 ?   19/29 ?
Bourne End Jn 10/29 ?   19/19 ?
Watford Junction 10/38 ?   19/09 ?
Harrow & Wealdstone 10/44 ?   19/01 ?
Wembley Central 10/50 ?   18/56 ?
Willesden Former WN34 sig. /
Wembley Sig. 829/931
10c55 ~ 11c06 ?   18c18 ~ 18c50 ?
Sudbury Jn 11/08 ?   18/45 ?
Wembley Yard South Jn 11/09 ?   18/44 ?
Willesden No.7 11/13 ?   18/43 ?
Willesden WL Jn 11/16 ?   18/41 ?
Mitre Bridge Jn 11/18 ?   18/39 ?
North Pole Jn 11/2 ?   18/38 ?
Kensington Olympia 11.25a 12.07   18.35d 18.36


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