5th June 2010

V.S.O.E. (Northern Belle)
(Lincoln to Bath)

Locos Used 67005 'Queen's Messenger' & 67006 'Royal Sovereign'
Stock Used 3174+3273+1566+3267+3182+3247+3275+325+17167+10729+10734

Route :
1Z11 : Lincoln Central to Bath Spa
1Z12 : Bath Spa to Lincoln Central

Loco(s) Route
????? Lincoln Central - Boultham Jn - Newark Castel - Lowdham - Netherfield Jn - Nottingham - Mansfield Jn - Trent East Jn - Sheet Stores Jn - Stenson Jn - Burton-on-Trent - Wichnor Jn - Kingsbury Jn - Whitacre Jn - Water orton - Landor Street Jn - Bordesley Jn - Tyseley - Solihull - Dorridge - Hatton - Leamington Spa - Banbury - Aynho Jn - Wolvercote Jn - Oxford - Didcot North Jn - Foxhall Jn - Swindon - Wootton Bassett Jn - Chippenham - Thingley Jn - Bathampton Jn - Bath Spa
????? Bath Spa - (reverse of outward route) - Water Orton - Kingsbury Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Lincoln Central

Notes :
(1) Locos assumed running top-n-tail, but which led each leg?
(2) Route confirmation required - above is from booked timings.

Source : Scott Spencer

Timings (Booked Only)

(from Scott Spencer)

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Lincoln Central 06.15d [P5] 20.50a [P3]
West Holmes Jn 06/18 20/47
Boultham Jn 06/19 20/46
Newark Flat Crossing 06/35 20/29
Newark Castle 06.37a ~ 06.42d 20.22a ~ 20.27d
Staythorpe Crossing 06/46 20/18
Fiskerton 06/48 20/16
Lowdham 06/53 20/11
Netherfield Jn 06/59 20/06
Nottingham 07.05a ~ 07.11d [P5] 19.56a ~ 20.01d [P1]
Mansfield Jn 07/13 19/54
Trent East Jn 07/21 19/46
Sheet Stores Jn 07/23 19/44
Stenson Jn 07/59 19/25
North Stafford Jn 08/00 19/24
Clay Mills Jn 08/03 19/21
Burton-on-Trent 08/05 19/19
Wichnor Jn 08/10 19/05
Tamworth 08/17 19/00
Kingsbury Jn 08/27 18/56
Whitacre Jn 08/35 -
Water Orton 08/46 18/52
Landor Street Jn 08.56 ~ 08.58 18.43 ~ 18.45
St Andrews Jn 09/01 18/40
Bordesley Jn 09/02 18/37
Small Heath South Jn 09/06 18/33
Tyseley 09/07 18/32
Solihull 09.12 ~ 09.13 ?
Bentley Heath LC 09/26 18/24
Dorridge 09/26 18/24
Hatton 09/31 18/11
Leamington Spa 09/43 18/02
Fenny Compton 09/55 17/53
Banbury 10/03 17/46
Aynho Jn 10/07 17/42
Heyford 10/13 17/37
Wolvercote Jn 10/26 [UPL] 17/30
Oxford North Jn 10.31 ~ 10.47 ?
Oxford 10/48 17/27 [TL]
Kennington Jn 10/50 17/25
Didcot North Jn 10/59 17/17
Foxhall Jn 11.01 ~ 11.03 17.14 ~ 17.16
Wantage Road 11/09 17/07
Challow 11/12 17/05
Uffington 11/15 17/03
Swindon 11/24 16/54
Wootton Bassett Jn 11/28 16/49
Chippenham 11/36 ?
Thingley East Jn 11/37 16/35
Thingley Jn 11/37 ?
Bathampton Jn 11/47 16/28
Bath Spa 11.51a [P1] 16.24d [P2]


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