9th August 2010

DB Schenker
(60163 Loaded Test Run)

This train did not carry fare-paying passengers but has been included for the case someone saw the train and believed it to be a railtour.

Locos Used 670xx & steam: 60163 'Tornado'
Stock Used [1] : Booked for load 1 (POB) only)
[2] : 14007+5341+1813+3119+3120+1683+3149+3097+3069+1691+3066+3068+17015

Route :
5Z61 : Hither Green Loco Sidings to Wembley Euro Freight Ops Centre
5Z62 : Wembley Euro Freight Ops Centre to Eastleigh T&RSMD
5Z63 : Eastleigh T&RSMD to Hither Green Loco Sidings

Loco(s) Stock Route
670xx (1) [1] Hither Green Loco Sidings - Lee Spur Jn
60163 (2) [1] Lee Spur Jn - Lee Loop Jn
670xx (1) [1] Lee Loop Jn - Hither Green - Parks Bridge Jn - Lewisham - Nunhead - Crofton Road Jn - Denmark Hill - Voltaire Road Jn - Factory Jn - Longhedge Jn - Latchmere Jn - Kensington Olympia - Mitre Bridge Jn - Willesden WL Jn - Willesden No.7 - Wembley Yard South Jn - Wembley Euro Freight Operations Centre
60163 (2) [2] Wembley Euro Freight Operations Centre - Wembley Yard South Jn - Willesden No.7 - Acton Canal Wharf Jn - Acton Wells Jn - Acton Main Line - Slough - Maidenhead - Reading - Southcote Jn - Brammley - Basingstoke - Worting Jn - Winchester - Eastleigh - Eastleigh T&RSMD
60163 (2) [2] Eastleigh T&RSMD - (reverse of outward route) - Acton Wells Jn - Willesden SW Sidings - Willesden WL Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Lewisham - Blackheath - Eltham - Crayford Creek Jn - Crayford Spur 'A' Jn - Crayford Spur 'B' Jn - Sidcup - Lee - Lee Spur Jn
670xx (1) [2] Lee Spur Jn - Hither Green Loco Sidings

Notes :
(1) 60163 on rear.
(2) 670xx on rear. An Internet report of the leg from Easteligh to Hither Green did not mention the use of an assisting loco?
(3) Route confirmation required - above is from booked timings. NR timings record that 5Z61 on departure from the loco sidings at Hither Green had to reverse at both Lee Spur Jn and Lee Loop Jn but that it was not possible to show this in the timings - time having been allowed for the move. This may also explain why the NR timing sheet shows the train passing through Hither Green station P3 which would not have been the case (P5 most likely).

Sources : Neil Kearns & Niel Benning

Timings (Booked Only)

(from Neil Kearns)

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Hither Green Loco Sidings 07.00d 20.09a
Lee Spur Jn ??.?? ~ ??.?? 20.00 ~ 20.04
Lee Loop Jn ??.?? ~ ??.?? -
Hither Green 07/24 [P3] [SL] -
Parks Bridge Jn 07/26 -
Lee - 16/58 [P1]
Sidcup - 16/51 [P1]
Crayford - 19/46 [P1]
Crayford Spur 'B' Jn - 19/45
Crayford Spur 'A' Jn - 19/39
Crayford Creek Jn - 16/38
Barnehurst - 19/36 [P2]
Eltham - 19/23 [P2]
Blackheath - 19/16 [P2]
Lewisham 07/28 [P1] 19/11 [P4]
Nunhead 07/43 [P1] 19/00 [P2]
Crofton Road Jn 07/47 [AL] 18/58
Denmark Hill 07/48 [P1] [AL] 18/57 [P2] [AL]
Voltaire Road Jn 07/52 18/51 [AL]
Factory Jn 07/53 18/50 [AL]
Longhedge Jn 07/55 18/49
Latchmere Jn 08/02 18/45
Kensington Olympia 08/12 18/38 [P3]
North Pole Jn ? 18/35
Mitre Bridge Jn 08/22 18/34
Willesden WL Jn 08/24 [DR] 18/32
Willesden SW Sidings - 16.49 ~ 18.30
Willesden No.7 08/26 [DR] -
Wembley Yard South Jn 08/27 -
Wembley Euro Freight Ops Centre 08.35 ~ 10.26 -
Wembley Yard South Jn 10/33 [UR] -
Willesden No.7 10/41 -
Acton Canal Wharf Jn 10/44 -
Acton Wells Jn 10/46 16/47
Acton Main Line 10/49 [GL] 16/44
Acton West 10.53 ~ 10.56 [RL] 16/42 [RL]
West Ealing ? 16/37 [RL]
Southall 11/04 [RL] 16/33 [RL]
Southall West Jn ? 16/31 [RL]
Hayes & Harlington Loop - 16.27 ~ 16.29 [GL]
Hayes & Harlington ? 16/22 [P4] [GL]
Airport Jn 11/07 [RL] 16/19 [RL]
Slough 11/17 [P4] [RL] 16/03 [P5] [RL]
Maidenhead 11/29 [P3] [RL] 15/55 [P4] [RL]
Twyford 11/37 [RL] 15/47 [RL]
Kennet Bridge Loop 11.45 ~ 11.59 [RL] -
Reading 12.02 ~ 12.04 15.36 ~ 15.41 [RL]
Southcote Jn 12/07 15/28
Bramley 12/16 [P2] 15/19 [P1]
Basingstoke 12/23 [P2] [SL] 15/11 [P4] [SL]
Worting Jn 12/27 14/58 [SL]
Winchester 12/43 [P2] 14/40 [P1]
Shawford Jn / Shawford 12/47 [FL] 14/29 [P1]
Eastleigh 12/51 [P2] 14/17 [P2] [SL]
Eastleigh South Jn 12/53 ?
Eastleigh T&RSMD 13.05a 14.12d


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