9th April 2011

Railway Touring Company
The Jolly Fisherman

Locos Used 37676 & steam: 70013 'Oliver Cromwell'
Stock Used 14099+99304+4905+99311+99350+99348+99371+99316+99128+99127+99125+4994

Route :
1Z51 : London Kings Cross to Skegness
1Z53 : Skegness to London Kings Cross

Loco(s) Route
70013 (1) London Kings Cross - (via ECML) - Peterborough - Werrington Jn - Spalding - Sleaford
37676 (2) Sleaford - Boston - Skegness
37676 + 70013 (3) Skegness - Boston - Sleaford - Ancaster - Allington North Jn - Grantham - (via ECML) - London Kings Cross

Notes :
(1) 37676 on rear.
(2) 70013 on rear.
(3) 70013 was largely 'in tow' following it's failure at Skegness with firebox problems, though it is reported it did work on certain parts of the journey.
(4)
Originally booked as steam hauled throughout but changed to diesel haulage between Sleaford and Skegness due to point failure at Skegness not allowing for the loco to run round.

Sources : Nick Wason (on the train throughout) & John Clifford

Photo Review


70013 storming through Burton Pedwardine cutting (photo: Gordon Lacy)


37676 & 70013 at journeys end, London Kings Cross (photo: Nick Blyth)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Nick Wason)

M.C Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual M.C
0.00 Kings Cross 08.33d [P1] 08.35 [P1]   21.26a [P1] 21.35 [P6] 163.54
0.55 Belle Isle 08/35 [No.1F] 08/38 [No.1F]   21/23 [No.2F] 21/31 [No.2S] 162.79
1.44 Holloway South Jn 08/38 [DF] 08/40 [DF]   21/21 21/28 [UF-US] 162.10
2.41 Finsbury Park 08/42 [DF] 08/42 [DF]   21/20 [UF] 21/25 [UF] 161.13
4.78 Alexandra Palace 08/48 [DS] 08/47 [DS]   21/16 [UF] 21/20 [US] 158.56
12.57 Potters Bar 09.00a ~ 09.02d [P4] 09.00 ~ 09.03 [P4]   21.03a ~ 21.05d [P1] 21.07 ~ 21.09 [P1] 150.77
20.25 Welwyn Garden City 09/15 [DS] 09/12 [DS]   20/54 [US] 20/58 [US] 143.29
21.18 Digswell Jn 09/17 [DS] 09/17 ~ 09.19 [DS]   20/51 [US] 20/56 [UF] 142.36
23.68 Woolmer Green Jn 09/20 09/25 [DF]   20/48 20/51 [US] 139.66
27.45 Stevenage 09.24a ~ 09.26d [P3] 09.31 ~ 09.35 [P3]   20.42a ~ 20.44d [P1] 20.44 ~ 20.46 [P1] 136.09
31.74 Hitchin 09/32 [DS] 09/46 [DS]   20/36 [US] 20/36 [US] 131.60
44.10 Sandy 09/47 [DS] 09/58 [DS]   20/21 [US] ? 119.44
58.70 Huntingdon 10/05 [DS] 10/12 [DS]   20/03 [US] 20/08 [US] 104.64
- Connington Loop   19.35 ~ 19.56 19.38 ~ 19.56 97.54
67.30 Connington South Jn 10/14 10/20 [DS]   19/32 19/35 [UF] 96.24
69.12 Holme Jn 10.17 ~ 10.32 10.24 ~ 10.41 [DS]   ? 19/32 [UF] 94.42
76.29 Peterborough 10.41a ~ 10.43d [P2] 10.55 ~ 10.57 [P3]   19.18a ~ 19.21d [P2] 19.22 ~ 19.24 [P2] 87.25
92.77 Spalding 11/17 11/25  
97.64 Gosberton 11/27 11.35 ~ 11.46  
103.77 Blotoft 11/37 11/55  
110.64 Sleaford South Jn 11/52 12/04  
- Tallington Jn   19/08 19/05 [US] 78.70
- Stoke Jn   18/52 18/52 [US] 63.74
- Grantham   18/44 18/43 [P4] 58.16
- Nottingham Branch Jn   18/43 18/41 57.46
- Allington East Jn   18/39 18/36 55.20
- Allington North Jn   18/37 18/35 54.74
111.75
0.00
Sleaford 11.57 ~ 13.13 [P3] 12.09 ~ 12.28 [P3]   17.46 ~ 18.16 [P3] 17.52 ~ 18.12 [P3] 40.58
5.01 Heckington 13/20 12/37   17/37 17/42 35.57
12.69 Hubberts Bridge 13/31 12/58   17/27 17/33 27.69
16.67 Boston 13.40 ~ 13.50 13/08   17.19 ~ 17.21 17/26 23.71
21.50 Sibsey 14/00 13/19   17/07 17/15 19.08
28.19 Bellwater Jn 14/12 13/33   16/54 17/06 12.39
35.59 Wainfleet 14.28 ~ 14.31 13.48 ~ 13.50   16.36 ~ 16.39 16.50 ~ 16.50 4.79
40.58 Skegness 14.45a [P4] 14.05 [P4]   16.22d [P4] 16.36 [P4] 0.00


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