23rd June 2012

Railway Touring Company
The Titfield Thunderbolt

Locos Used 47500 & steam: 9466 & 34067 'Tangmere'
Stock Used [1] : 35518+99318+1860+99121+99127+9104+4905+99712+99125+99122
[2] : 99127+99121+1860+99318+35518

Route :
1Z67 : London Kings Cross to Norwich
1Z68 : Norwich to Holt
1Z69 : Holt to Norwich
1Z70 : Norwich to London Kings Cross

Loco(s) Stock Route
34067 [1] Kings Cross - Potters Bar - Stevenage - Hitchin - Royston - Shepreth Branch Jn - Cambridge - Ely - Thetford - Wymondham - Norwich
9466 (1) [2] Norwich - Hoveton & Wroxham - North Walsham - Cromer
34067 (2) [2] Cromer - Sheringham NNR - Holt
9466 (1) [2] Holt - Sheringham  NNR - Cromer
34067 (2) [2] Cromer - North Walsham - Hoveton & Wroxham - Norwich
34067 [1] Norwich - (reverse of outward route) - Kings Cross

Notes : 
(1) 34067 on rear.
(2) 9466 on rear.
(3)
The North Norfolk Railway was celebrating the 60th anniversary of filming of the famous Ealing Studios comedy film 'The Titfield Thunderbolt'. Holt was renamed 'Titfield' for the weekend, and Sheringham was 'Mallingford'. G.W.R. 0-4-2T 1450 was masquerading as 1401 'The Titfield Thunderbolt', using the N.N.R. Wisbech and Upwell Tramcar plus G.W.R Toad brake van.

Source : Nick Bartlett and Chris Bracey

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Nick Bartlett & John Clifford)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Kings Cross 07.56d [P1] [FL] 07.56 [P1] [FL] 22.43a [P5] 22.55 [P1]
Belle Isle 07/59 [FL] 07/58 [FL] 22/40 [FL2] 22/52
Holloway South Jn 08/02 [SL] 08/02 [SL] 22/39 [FL] 22/51 [FL]
Finsbury Park 08/05 [P6] 08/05 [P5] [DS1] 22/37 [P1] 22/49 [P2] [FL]
Alexandra Palace 08/12 08/12 [P3] [SL] 22/33 22/46 [P2] [FL]
Potters Bar 08/27 [P4] 08/21 [P4] [SL] 22/23 [P1] 22/39 [P2] [FL]
Welwyn Garden City 08/37 [P3] [FL] 08/31 [P3] [FL] 22/13 [P2] 22/31
Woolmer Green Jn 08/41 [SL] 08/48 [SL] 22/08 22/26
Stevenage 08.51a ~ 08.56d [P4] 08.54 ~ 08.57 [P4] [SL] 22.00a ~ 22.03d [P1] 22.15 ~ 22.18 [P1] [SL]
Hitchin 09.02a ~ 09.12d [P2] 09.04 ~ 09.11 [P2] 21/53 [P1] [SL] 22/08 [P1[ [SL]
Letchworth 09/18 09/16 [P2] 21/49 22/02 [P1]
Royston 09/30 [P2] 09/25 [P2] 21/36 [P1] 21/48 [P1]
Shepreth ? ? 21w16 ~ 21w29 21.19 ~ 21.38 [P1]
Foxton ? ? 21/13 21/15 [P1]
Shepreth Branch Jn 09/43 09/38 21/05 21/06
Cambridge 09.48a ~ 09.52d [P4] [DGL] 09.42 ~ 09.52 [P4] 20.57a ~ 21.00d [P8] 20.55 ~ 21.00 [P8]
Coldham Lane Jn 09w55 ~ 10w18 09.55 ~ 10.39 20/53 20/50
Ely Dock Jn 10/34 [DL] 10/55 [DL] 20/38 ?
Ely 10.36a ~ 10.38d 10.54 ~ 10.56 20.32a ~ 20.36d [P2] 20.32 ~ 20.34
Ely North Jn 10/42 11/00 20/28 [UL] 20/28 [UL]
Brandon 11/02 11/19 [P1] 20/09 20/00 [P2]
Thetford 11/09 11/25 [P1] 20/01 19/53 [P2]
Attleborough 11/24 11/37 [P1] 19/43 19/39 [P2]
Wymondham 11.33 11/44 [P1] 19/37 19/32 [P2]
Trowse Jn 11/49 11/55 19/17 19/20
Trowse Bridge Jn 11/50 [I.C] 11/57 [I.C] 19/15 19/20 [UM]
Thorpe Jn 11/53 [I.E] 11.58 ~ 12.02 [I.E] 19/14 [I.D] 19/19 [I.D]
Norwich 11.55a ~ 12.55d [P4] [I.E] 12.04 ~ 12.58 [P4] [I.E] 17.20a ~ 19.12d [P4] [I.W] 17.26 ~ 19.17 [P1] [I.D]
Thorpe Jn 12/57 12/59 17/18 [I.C] 17/26 [I.C]
Whitlingham Jn 13/01 13/02 17/15 17/20
Hoveton & Wroxham 13.15a ~ 13.23d [P2] 13.13 ~ 13.26 17/01 [P1] 17/06
North Walsham 13/40 [P1] 13/38 16/50 [P1] 16/55
Cromer 13.57a ~ 14.04d [P2] 13.57 ~ 14.07 16.26a ~ 16.33d [P2] 16.21 ~ 16.35 [P2]
Sheringham 14.21a ~ 14.24d 14.18 ~ 14.22 16.08a ~ 16.10d 16.08 ~ 16.10
Sheringham NNR 14.28a ~ ??.??d 14.25 ~ 14.30 ??.?? ~ 16.05d [P2] 15.50 ~ 16.05 [P2]
Weybourne ? 14/39   ? 15/39
Holt 14.58a 14.49 15.35d 15.31


Associated E.C.S. Workings

23/06/12 : 
5Z66 : (47500 with 34067 on rear) : Southall Depot to Southall Yard
5Z66 : (34067 with 47500 on rear) : Southall Yard to Hornsey Signal K440
5Z66 : (47500 with 34067 on rear) : Hornsey Signal K440 to Kings Cross

Location Booked
Southall Depot 05.00d
Southall Yard 05.11 ~ 05.21 [GL]
Southall East Jn 05/22 [RL]
West Ealing 05/25 [RL]
Acton West 05/29 [RL]
Acton Main Line 05/31 [URL]
Acton Wells Jn 05/38
Willesden Junction HL 05/41 [P4]
Kensal Green Jn 05/43
Gospel Oak 05/51 [P2]
Camden Road 05/54
Copenhagen Jn 06/02 [GL]
Finsbury Park 06/08 [DS2]
Hornsey Signal K440 06.14 ~ 06.49
Harringay Werst 06/59 [GL]
Finsbury Park 07/03
Holloway South Jn 07/16 [FL]
Belle Isle 07/19 [FL2]
Kings Cross 07.22a [P1]

23/06/12 : 
5Z72 : (47500 with 34067 on rear) : Kings Cross to Hornsey Signal K440
5Z72 : (34067 with 47500 on rear) : Hornsey Signal K440 to Wembley Yard South Jn
5Z72 : (47500 with 34067 on rear) : Wembley Yard South Jn to Acton Lane Reception Sidings

Location Booked
Kings Cross 23.00d [P1] [FL1]
Belle Isle 23/03 [FL]
Holloway South Jn 23/05 [GL]
Finsbury Park 23/09 [DS2]
Hornsey Signal K440 23.17 ~ 23.26
Harringay 23/34 [SL]
Finsbury Park 23/37 [P1]
Copenhagen Jn 23/42
Camden Road 23/49
Gospel Oak 23/53 [P1]
Kensal Green Jn 00/09
Wembley DS Jn 00.17a ~ 00.27d
Acton Lane 00.33a

23/06/12 : 
5Z67 : (9466+99122+99125+99712+4905+9104) : Norwich to Thorpe Jn
5Z67 : (9466+99122+99125+99712+4905+9104 - propelling move) : Thorpe Jn to Norwich Yard
5Z71 : (9466+all coaches+34067 on rear) : Norwich to Wensum Jn
5Z71 : (34067+all coaches+9466 on rear) : Wensum Jn to Trowse Swing Bridge
5Z71 : (9466+all coaches+34067 on rear) : Trowse Swing Bridge to Notwich

Location Booked Actual
Norwich 12.14d [P4] ?
Thorpe Jn 12.16 ~ 12.19 ?
Norwich Yard 12.21 ~ 18.05 ?
Thorpe Jn 18.07 ~ 18.14 [I.W] ?
Norwich 18.16 ~ 18.23 [P4] [I.C] ?
Thorpe Jn 18/25 ?
Wensum Jn 18.28 ~ 18.31 ?
Trowse Swing Bridge 18.50 ~ 18.53 ?
Thorpe Jn 19/02 ?
Norwich 19.04a [P1] 19.01 [P1]

23/06/12 : 
0Z67 : (9466) : Dereham Yard to Norwich Yard
0Z67 : (9466) : Norwich Yard to Crown Point Depot
0Z67 : (9466) : Crown Point Depot to Norwich
0Z68 : (9466) : Norwich Yard to Thorpe Jn
0Z68 : (9466) : Thorpe Jn to Norwich
0Z70 : (9466) : Norwich to Thorpe Jn
0Z70 : (9466) : Thorpe Jn to Norwich Yard
0Z72 : (9466) : Norwich to Wymondham
0Z72 : (9466) : Wymondham to signal W32
0Z72 : (9466) : signal W32 to Wymondham
0Z72 : (9466) : Wymondham to Dereham

Location Booked
Dereham 09.58d
Wymondham 10.30 ~ 10.32
Trowse Jn 10/54
Trowse Swing Bridge 10.55 [I.D]
Thorpe Jn 10/56
Norwich Yard 11.00 ~ 11.43
Thorpe Jn 11/45
Crown Point Depot 11.46 ~ 11.57
Thorpe Jn 12/00 [I.C]
Norwich [P4] 12.04 ~ 12.37 [P4]
Thorpe Jn 12.33 ~ 12.35 [I.W]
Norwich Yard 12.31 ~ 17.45
Thorpe Jn 17.40 ~ 17.43
Norwich [P4] 17.38 ~ 19.23 [P1] [I.W]
Thorpe Jn 19/25 [I.C]
Trowse Swing Bridge 19/31
Trowse Jn 19.33 ~ 19.50
Wymondham 20.05 ~ 20.17
Signal W32 20.23 ~ 20.27
Wymondham 20.31 ~ 20.36
Dereham 21.00a

24/06/12 :
5Z73 : (47500 with 34067 on rear) : Acton Lane Reception Sidings to Mitre Bridge Jn
5Z73 : (34067 with 47500 on rear) : Mitre Bridge Jn to Southall Yard
5Z73 : (47500 with 34067 on rear) : Southall Yard to Southall Depot

Location Booked
Acton Lane 11.46d
Mitre Bridge Jn 11.53 ~ 11.59 [REV]
Willesden SW Sidings 12/03
Acton Wells Jn 12/05
Acton Main Line 12/09 [GL]
Acton West 12/13 [RL] [GL]
Southall Yard 12.22 ~ 12.32
Southall Depot 12.42a


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