19th February 2011

Spitfire Railtours
Cumbrian Crusader IV

Locos Used 20309, 37409 'Lord Hinton', 37667, 57004, 57601, 66417 & 66418
Stock Used 4973+99327+99722+4994+6103+6000+99679+3313+3352+3148+99350+99677

Route :
1Z41 : Birmingham International to Carlisle
1Z43 : Carlisle to Birmingham International

Loco(s) Route
20309 + 37409 (1) Birmingham International - Stechford - Proof House Jn - Birmingham New Street
57004 (2) (3) Birmingham New Street - Proof House Jn - Landor Street Jn - Water Orton - Whitacre Jn - KingsburyJn - Tamworth HL - Burton-on-Trent - Derny - Ambergate Jn - Clay Cross South Jn - Chesterfield - Tapton Jn - Barrow Hill North Jn - Beighton Jn - Woodhouse Jn - Nunnery Main Line Jn - Sheffield
20309 + 37409 (1) Sheffield - Nunnery Main Line Jn - Meadowhall - Holmes Jn - Aldwarke Jn - Swinton - Moorthorpe - South Kirkby Jn - Hare Park Jn - Crofton West Jn - Calder bridge Jn - Turners Lane Jn - Altofts Jn - Methley Jn - Engine Shed Jn - Whitehall Jn - Shipley - Skipton - Keighley - Hellifield - Settle Jn - (via S&C) - Petteril Bridge Jn - Carlisle
66417 + 66418 (2) (4) Carlisle - Petteril Bridge Jn - Hexham - MetroCentre - King Edward Bridge South Jn - Newcastle
37409 + 37667 (5) Newcastle - (via ECML) - Skelton Jn - Holgate Jn - Church Fenton - Milford Jn - Castleford - Altofts Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Sheffield - Dore - Tapton Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Birmingham New Street - Soho South Jn - Perry Barr West Jn - Aston - Stechford - Birmingham International

Notes :
(1) 57601 (for ETH only) coupled between stock plus 57004 on rear.
(2) Plus 57601 (on for ETH only) coupled between lead loco(s) and the stock.
(3) 20309 + 37409 on rear.
(4) 37409 + 37667 on rear.
(5) 57601 (for ETH only) on rear.

Sources : David Hunter (on the train throughout) & Nick Bartlett

Photo Review


57004 & 57601 at Sheffield (photo: David Hunter)


37409 & 20309 at Sheffield (photo: David Hunter)


20309 & 37409 at Carlisle (photo: David Hunter)


57601, 66418 & 66417 at Newcastle (photo: David Hunter)


37409 & 37667 at Newcastle (photo: David Hunter)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Nick Bartlett & David Hunter)

M.C Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual M.C
0.00 Birmingham International 05.19d 05.19 [P1]   22.10a 22.18 [P1] 212.04
4.33 Stechford 05/25 05/25   22/03 22/11 207.51
- Aston   21/55 22/06 ?
- Perry Barr West Jn   21/50 22/01 ?
- Soho East Jn   21/48 21/56 ?
- Soho South Jn   21/47 21/55 ?
7.44 Proof House Jn 05/31 05/31 [DN ST] [UP ST]  
8.18
0.00
Birmingham New Street 05.34a ~ 05.44d [P1] 05.35 ~ 05.46 [P1] [UP ST]   21.35a ~ 21.42d 21.42 ~ 21.48 [P1] 203.66
0.68 Proof House Jn 05/46 05/48   21/32 21/34 203.02
1.45 Landor Street Jn 05/50 05/51   21/30 21/28 202.21
7.51 Water Orton 05/58 06/00   21/23 21/20 196.15
? Whitacre Jn 06/02 06/04   21/17 21/11 ?
11.57 Kingsbury Jn 06/12 06/12   21/13 21/01 192.09
17.38 Tamworth HL 06.19a ~ 06.21d 06.21 ~ 06.23   21.03a ~ 21.05d 20.52 ~ 20.54 186.28
24.74 Wichnor Jn 06/29 06/32   20/55 20/45 178.72
30.29 Burton-on-Trent 06.35a ~ 06.37d 06.38 ~ 06.41   20.44a ~ 20.46d 20.35 ~ 20.39 173.37
32.42 Clay Mills Jn 06/41 06/44   20/42 20/32 171.24
36.02 North Stafford Jn 06/44 06/47   20/39 ? 167.74
36.46 Stenson Jn 06/45 06/48   20/38 20/28 167.20
41.30 Derby 06.55a ~ 06.57d 06.55 ~ 06.59 [P1]   20.22a ~ 20.31d 20.17 ~ 20.22 [P3] 162.36
? Broadholme 07/10 07/11   ? ? ?
51.23 Ambergate Jn 07.11 ~ 07.34 07.15 ~ 07.37 [DPL]   20/05 20/01 152.43
61.52 Clay Cross North Jn 07/51 07/50   19/52 19/52 142.14
? Chesterfield South Jn 07/53 07/53   19/50 ? ?
65.41 Chesterfield 07.54a ~ 07.56d 07.56 ~ 07.57 [P1]   19.46a ~ 19.48d 19.45 ~ 19.47 [P2] 138.25
66.00 Tapton Jn 07/57 07/58   19/45 19/43 137.66
- Dore Station Jn   19/37 19/36 129.73
68.67 Barrow Hill North Jn 08/00 08/03  
74.69 Beighton Jn 08/10 08/10  
76.19 Woodhouse Jn 08/15 08/18  
? Woodburn Jn 08/30 08/25  
81.05 Nunnery Main Line Jn 08/32 08/30  
81.42
0.00
Sheffield 08.35a ~ 08.47d 08.33 ~ 08.50 [P1]   19.25a ~ 19.30d 19.24 ~ 19.28 [P5] 126.05
0.37 Nunnery Main Line Jn 08/49 08/51   19/23 19/22 125.48
3.12 Wincobank Jn 08/52 08/54   19/15 19/15 122.73
5.03 Holmes Jn 08/55 08/56   19/12 19/13 121.02
8.20 Aldwarke Jn 08/59 08/59   19/09 19/08 117.55
10.31 Swinton 09/02 09/01   19/06 19/06 115.54
18.07 Moorthorpe 09/10 09/09   18/56 18/58 107.78
18.64 South Kirkby Jn 09/11 09/11   18/50 18/57 ?
24.63 Hare Park Jn 09/18 09/20   18/44 18/50 ?
26.12 Crofton West Jn 09/23 09/23   18/41 18/46 ?
27.17 Calder Bridge Jn 09/29 09/26   18/39 18/42 ?
27.67 Turners Lane Jn 09/32 09/32   18/35 18/41 ?
31.09 Altofts Jn 09/39 09/38   18/27 18/35 ?

 

M.C Location Booked Actual
32.46 Methley Jn 09/43 09/41
37.51 Stourton Jn 09/51 09/50
40.29 Engine Shed Jn 09/56 09/55
40.51 Whitehall Jn 09/58 09/59
41.31 Armley Jn 10/01 10/01
46.77 Apperley Jn 10/07 10/08
50.43 Dockfield Jn 10/15 ?
50.69 Shipley 10/16 10/17 [P2]
57.03 Keighley 10/26 10/27 [P2]
66.18 Skipton 10/42 10/41 [P3]
76.17 Hellifield 10/59 10/52
76.39 Settle Jn 11/03 10/56
87.40 Horton-in-Ribblesdale 11/13 11/08
92.17 Ribblehead 11/20 11/14
93.36 Blea Moor 11/23 11/17
101.50 Garsdale 11/34 11/27
104.54 Ais Gill 11/37 11/31
111.44 Kirkby Stephen 11/45 11/39
122.19 Appleby 11/57 11/50
126.79 Kirkby Thore SB 12/04 11/55
129.52 Culgaith SB LC 12/07 11/58
137.47 Lazonby & Kirkoswald 12/15 12/05
144.52 Low House Crossing SB 12/23 12/13
147.74 Howe & Co Sidings 12/26 12/17
152.09 Petteril Bridge Jn 12/33 12/22
152.28 London Road Jn 12/34 12/23
153.01
0.00
Carlisle 12.37a ~ 14.43d [P1] 12.26 ~ 14.43 [P1]
0.38 London Road Jn 14/46 14/44
0.57 Petteril Bridge Jn 14/49 14/45
? Corby Gates SB 14/55 14/52
10.06 Brampton Fell SB 15/03 15/00
13.72 Low Row SB 15/08 ?
22.66 Haltwhistle 15/18 15/14
31.51 Haydon Bridge 15/28 15/26
39.17 Hexham 15/36 15/35
49.38 Prudhoe 15/47 15/45
51.48 Wylam 15/53 15/48
56.00 Blaydon 16/02 ?
58.00 MetroCentre 16/05 15/56
59.42 Norwood Jn 16/08 ?
60.65 King Edward Bridge South Jn 16/15 16/03 [DS]
61.39
0.00
Newcastle 16.18a ~ 16.35d [P2] 16.13 ~ 16.36 [P2] [UF]
0.54 King Edward Bridge South Jn 16/37 16/38
4.67 Birtley Jn 16/41 16/42
14.03 Durham 16/48 16/51
21.25 Tursdale Jn 16/55 16/57
23.79 Ferryhill South Jn 16/57 16/59
36.06 Darlington 17/07 17/08 [DM]
50.20 Northallerton 17/18 17/20 [US]
? Longlands Jn 17/20 17/21 [US]
58.00 Thirsk 17/29 17/27 [US]
70.47 Tollerton Jn 17/39 17/39 [US]
78.46 Skelton Jn 17/46 17/46 [US]
79.67 York Yard South Jn 17/51 17/53 [US]
85.21 Colton Jn 17/59 18/16 [Up Leeds]
90.38 Church Fenton 18/08 18/20 [Up Normanton]
94.64 Milford Jn 18/16 18/25
? Castleford 18/24 18/32

Timings continue in first table.

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