12th December 2010

Railway Touring Company
The
Christmas Fenman

Locos Used 57601 & steam: 60007 'Sir Nigel Gresley'
Stock Used mark 1/2 WCRC vehicles

Route :
1Z34 : Kings Lynn to London Kings Cross
1Z36 : London Kings Cross to Kings Lynn

Loco(s) Route
60007 (2) Kings Lynn - Downham Market - Ely - Cambridge - Royston - Hitchin - (via ECML) - London Kings Cross
57601? London Kings Cross - (reverse of outward route) - Kings Lynn

Notes :
(1) The tour was originally planned to be hauled by 70013 'Oliver Cromwell' which was unavailable and steam hauled in both directions (via the Hertford Loop on the return). This was changed due to engineering works on the North London line which did not allow for 60007 to be turned.
(2) 57601 on rear.
(3) The late departure from Kings Lynn due to late arrival of the stock from Ely.

Sources : Nick Wason (on outward leg only) & Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Nick Wason & Nick Bartlett)

M.C Location Booked Actual   Booked (rtn) Actual M.C
0.00 Kings Lynn 09.54d [P1] 10.10 [P1]   20.44a [P1] ? 99.18
6.01 Watlington 10/03 10/20   20.28 ~ 20.36 ? 93.17
10.67 Downham Market 10.11a ~ 10.13d 10.27 ~ 10.30   20.20a ~ 20.23d ? 88.31
20.73 Littleport 10/26 10/41   20/09 ? 78.25
25.10 Ely North Jn 10/35 10/46   20/05 ? 74.08
26.45 Ely 10.38a ~ 10.41d 10.50 ~ 10.52   19.59a ~ 20.02d ? 72.53
40.24 Coldham Lane Jn 11/00 11.10 ~ 11.10   19/46 ? 58.74
41.23 Cambridge 11.04a ~ 11.07d [P1] 11.15 ~ 11.21 [P1]   19.41a ~ 19.44d [P1] ? 57.75
43.72 Shepreth Branch Jn 11/12 11/26   19/36 ? 55.26
54.26 Royston 11.28 ~ 11.48 [P1] 11.48 ~ 12.04   19/21 [P2] ? 44.72
64.48 Letchworth Garden City 12/04 12/20   19/11 ? 34.50
67.24 Hitchin 12/11 [US] 12/24 [US]   19/08 [UF] ? 20.25
71.53 Stevenage 12/18 [US] 12/31 [US]   19/05 [UF] ? 27.45
75.30 Woolmer Green Jn 12/25 [US] 12/36 [US]   19/02 [UF] ? 23.68
78.00 Digswell Jn 12/28 [US] 12/38 [US]   ? ? 21.18
78.73 Welwyn Garden City 12/32 [US] 12/40 [US]   18/59 [UF] ? 20.25
86.41 Potters Bar 12/45 [US] 12/48 [US]   18/51 [US] ? 12.57
94.20 Alexandra Palace 13/00 [US] 13/03 [US]   18/43 [US] ? 4.78
96.57 Finsbury Park 13/05 [US] 13/07 [US]   18/38 [US] ? 2.41
97.54 Holloway South Jn 13/07 [US] 13/11 [UF]   ? ? 1.44
98.43 Belle Isle 13/14 [FL1] 13/13 [FL2]   18/35 [DF] ? 0.55
99.18 Kings Cross 13.17a [P4] 13.17 [P3]   18.35d [P5] ? 0.00


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