11th & 12th August 2011

UK Railtours
The Edinburgh Military Tattoo

Locos Used 67026 & 90036
Stock Used booked for load 11

Route :
1Z38 : London Kings Cross to Edinburgh Waverley
1Z40 : Edinburgh Waverley to London Kings Cross

Loco(s) Route
90036 (2) London Kings Cross - (via ECML) - Loversall Carr Jn - Decoy South Jn - Doncaster RMT - Decoy North Jn - Doncaster - (via ECML) - Edinburgh Waverley
90036 (2) Edinburgh Waverley - (via ECML) - Stevenage - Hertford North - Alexandra Palace - Finsbury Park - London Kings Cross

Notes :
(1) There were off-train excursions to visit the Royal Yacht Britannia or a cruise of the Firth of Forth from Dalmeny.
(2) 67026 on rear.
(3) Route confirmation required - above is from booked timings.

Sources : Nick Bartlett, Mark Herriott & Dave Lodwick

Photo Review


90036 on the 11th, North of Claypole in heavy rain (photo: Gordon Lacy)


...and on the 12th, passing the site of Barkston station (photo: Gordon Lacy)


Timings (Booked Only)
(from Nick Bartlett, Mark Herriott & Dave Lodwick)

Location

Booked   Booked
London Kings Cross 08.20d [P3] [FL1]   21.00a [P7]
Belle Isle 08/22 [FL]   20/58 [SL2]
Finsbury Park 08/24 [P3] [FL]   20/53 [P1] [SL]
Alexandra Palace 08/26 [FL]   20/51 [P1] [SL]
Gordon Hill -   20/46 [P2]
Hertford North -   20/37 [P1]
Potters Bar 08/31 [P3] [FL]   -
Welwyn Garden City 08/37 [P3] [FL]   -
Digswell Jn 08.39 ~ 08.52 [FL]   -
Woolmer Green Jn 08/55 [FL]   -
Langley Jn ?   20/25
Stevenage 08/59 [P3] [FL]   20.21a ~ 20.23d [P1] [SL]
Hitchin 09.03a ~ 09.08d [P2] [SL]   20.13a ~ 20.15d [P1] [SL]
Sandy 09/18 [P2] [SL]   19/53 [P1] [SL]
Huntingdon 09/30 [P3] [SL]   19/37 [P2] [SL]
Connington South Jn   19/29 [FL]
Holme Jn 09*39 ~ 09*46 [FL]  
Peterborough 10.04a ~ 10.10d [P5] [SL]   19.20a ~ 19.22d [P3] [FL]
Helpston Jn 10/17 [SL]  
Tallington Jn 10/22 [SL]   19/09 [FL]
Stoke Jn 10*34 ~ 10*37   19/00 [FL]
Grantham 10/45 [P2]   18/56 [P1]
Claypole Loop 10/51   18/50
Newark North Gate 10/54 [P1]   18/47 [P2]
Newark Flat Crossing 10/55   18/46
Retford 11/06 [DF]   18*22 ~ 18*32 [UF]
Loversall Carr Jn 11/15 [WSL]   18/11
Decoy South Jn 11/17   -
Doncaster RMT 11c19 ~ 11c29   -
Decoy North Jn 11/31 [DFL]   -
Doncaster 11/36 [DF]   18/08 [UF]
Shaftholme Jn 11/39   18/04
Temple Hirst Jn 11/54   17/56
Hambleton North Jn 12/00   17/49
Colton Jn 12/07   17/44
York 12*12 ~ 12/42 [P9] [AL]   17*08 ~ 17*38 [P9]
Skelton Jn 12/44 [SL]   17/04
Tollerton Jn 12/53 [SL]   16/49 [FL]
Thirsk 13/04 [SL]   16/34 [SL]
Longlands Jn 13/13   16/28 [SL]
Northallerton 13/14   16/27
Darlington 13*25 ~ 13*34 [DML]   16/15 [UML]
Ferryhill South Jn 13/44   16/06
Tursdale Jn 13/46   16/04
Durham 13/52 [DF]   15/58 [P1]
Birtley Jn 14/03   15/50
King Edward Bridge South Jn 14/06 [FL]   15/47
Newcastle-upon-Tyne 14/09 [P3]   15/45 [P4]
Heaton South Jn 14/12   15/41
Morpeth 14/21 [P2]   15/28 [P1]
Wooden Gate Jn ?   14*54 ~ 15*10 [UPL]
Alnmouth 14/33   14/51
Belford Level Crossing 14/43   14/39
Berwick-upon-Tweed 14c54 ~ 14c56 [P2]   14c24 ~ 14c26 [P1]
Reston Sig. EG403 // EG402 15/01   14/20
Reston 15/07   14/12
Grantshouse 15/12   14/08
Oxwellmains Crossover 15/19   14/01
Dunbar 15/21   13/59
Drem 15/30 [P2]   13/52 [P1]
Prestonpans 15/36 [P2]   13/46 [P1]
Monktonhall Jn 15/43   13/44
Portobello Jn 15/45   13/42
Craigentinny Jn 15/47   13/40
Abbeyhill Jn 15/48 [SL]   13/38
Edinburgh Waverley 15.51a [P11]   13.37d [P11] [NL]


Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Workings

10/08 : 5M61 : (67026? & 11 coaches) : Eastleigh T&RSMD to Wembley EFOC
13/08 : 5Z40 : (67026? & 11 coaches) : Wembley EFOC to Eastleigh T&RSMD

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Eastleigh T&RSMD 21.26d 02.20a
Eastleigh South Jn ? 02/07
Eastleigh 21/36 [FL] [P3] 02/05 [P3]
Shawford // Shawford Jn 21/40 [P1] 01/56 [SL]
Winchester 21/43 [P1] 01/54
Worting Jn 21/58 [SL] 01/40
Basingstoke 22/00 [P4] 01/35 [P2] [FL]
Bramley 22/08 [P1] 01/28 [P2]
Southcote Jn 22/18 01/19
Reading 22c25 ~ 22c27 [P5] [RL] 01*15 ~ 01*16 [P4]
Twyford West ? 01/09
Twyford 22/33 [RL] 01/08 [RL]
Maidenhead 22/40 [P4] [RL] 01/02 [P3] [RL]
Slough 22/46 [P5] [RL] 00/56 [P4] [RL]
Airport Jn 22/59 [RL] 00/45 [RL]
Southall 23/03 [RL] 00/43 [RL]
West Ealing 23/08 [RL] 00/39 [RL]
Acton West 23/11 [GL] 00/35 [RL]
Acton Main Line 23/15 00/33 [RL]
Acton Wells Jn 23/18 00/31
Acton Canal Wharf 23/20 00/18
Willesden No.7 23/23 [DR] 00/15
Wembley Yard South Jn 23/26 00/12 [UR]
Wembley EFOC 23.31a 00.05d

11/08 : 5Z38 : (?90036 + 11 coaches + 67026?) : Wembley EFOC to Bowes Park RRL
11/08 : 5Z38 : (?67026 + 11 coaches + 90036?) : Bowes Park RRL to London Kings Cross
12/08 : 5Z40 : (?67026 + 11 coaches + 90036?) : London Kings Cross to Hornsey Sig. K440
12/08 : 5Z40 : (?67026 + 11 coaches + 90036?) : Hornsey Sig. K440 to Wembley EFOC

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Wembley EFOC 05.55d 23.28a
Wembley Yard South Jn 06/02 [HLG] 23/23
Willesden Railnet Recption 06/04 [HLG] 23/16 [HLG]
Harlesden Jn 06/06 23/14 [HLG]
Kensal Green Jn 06/17 23/02
Gospel Oak 06/31 [P2] 22/50 [P1]
Camden Road Jn 06/41 22/44
Camden Road Central Jn 06/43 22/43
York Way North Jn 06/45 22/27
Copenhagen Jn 06/46 [SL] 22/26
Holloway South Jn 06/48 [GL] 22/23 [SL]
Finsbury Park 06*53 ~ 07*10 [GL] [SL2] 22/21 [GL] [DL]
Alexandra Palace 07/22 [P4] -
Bowes Park RRL 07.27 ~ 07.47 -
Alexandra Palace 07/51 [GL] -
Harringay - 22/19 [GL]
Hornsey Sig K440 - 21.54 ~ 22.14
Finsbury Park 07/58 [GL] 21/49 [GL] [SL2]
Holloway South Jn 08/03 [FL] 21x45 [GL]
Belle Isle 08/07 [FL2] 21/43 [SL]
Kings Cross 08.09a [P3] 21.41d [P7] [SL1]

11/08 : 0Z38 : (booked: class 67 light engine) : London Kings Cross to Hornsey Sig. K440 - but presumably cancelled?
11/08 : 0Z38 : (booked: class 67 light engine) : Hornsey Sig. K440 to Acton TC - but presumably cancelled?
12/08 : 0Z40 : (booked: class 67 light engine) : Acton TC to Hornsey Down Reversing Sidings - but presumably cancelled?
12/08 : 0Z40 : (booked: 67026 light engine) : Hornsey Down Reversing Sidings to London Kings Cross - but presumably cancelled?

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Kings Cross 09.16d [P3] [FL] 21.03a [P7]
Belle Isle 09/28 [FL] 21/01 [SL2]
Holloway South Jn 09x30 [GL] 20x58 [SL]
Finsbury Park 09/34 [GL] [SL2] 20/52 [GL]
Harringay - 20/49 [GL]
Hornsey Sig. K440 09.39 ~ 09.42 -
Hornsey DN Reversing Sidings - 20.35 ~ 20.45
Harringay 09/46 20/31
Harringay Park Jn 09/49 20/18
Upper Holloway 09/52 20/15 [P2]
Junction Road Jn 09/53 20/13
Gospel Oak 10/04 20/09
Kensal Green Jn 10/18 19/57
Willesden Junction HL 10/20 [P5] 19/55 [P4]
Acton Wells Jn 10/25 19/52
Acton TC 10.30a 19.47d

11/08 : 0Z38 : (booked: class 90 light engine) : Edinburgh Waverley to Abbeyhill Jn - but presumably cancelled?
11/08 : 0Z38 : (booked: class 90 light engine) : Abbeyhill Jn to Edinburgh Waverley - but presumably cancelled?
11/08 : (booked: class 90 light engine) : attach to rear of 1Z38 shunting under local arrangement - but presumably cancelled?

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Edinburgh 15.05d [MR] [NL] 15.15a [P8E]
Abbeyhill Jn 15.08a [Sig. E811] 15.12d [SL]

11/08 : 5Z38 : (booked: class 90 + 11 coaches + 90036) : Edinburgh Waverley to Millerhill SS - but presumably cancelled?
12/08 : 5Z39 : (booked: class 90 + 11 coaches + 90036) : Millerhill SS to Edinburgh Waverley - but presumably cancelled?
12/08 : (booked: class 90 light engine) : shunt to MR under local arrangement at 14:33 - but presumably cancelled?
11/08 : 5Z38 : (?67026 + 11 coaches + 90036?) : Edinburgh Waverley to Millerhill SS
12/08 : 5Z39 : (?67026 + 11 coaches + 90036?) : Millerhill SS to Edinburgh Waverley

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Edinburgh 16.13d [P11] [NL] 12.54a [P11]
Abbeyhill Jn 16/14 12/52 [SL]
Craigentinny Jn 16*17 ~ 16*17 12/45
Craigentinny T&RSMD 16*20 ~ 16*23 -
Portobello Jn 16/31 12/43
Niddrie South Jn 16/37 12/39
Millerhill SS 16.46a 12.30d

11/08 : 0Z39 : (booked: class 90 light engine) : Millerhill SS to Edinburgh Waverley - presumably cancelled?
12/08 : 0Z39 : (booked: class 90 light engine) : Edinburgh Waverley to Millerhill SS - presumably cancelled?

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Millerhill SS 17.05d 11.18a
Niddrie South Jn 17/09 11/10
Portobello Jn 17/13 11/06
Craigentinny Jn 17/15 11/03
Abbeyhill Jn 17/16 [NL] 11/02
Edinburgh 17.17 [MR] 11.01d [MR] [NL]


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