15th September 2012

UK Railtours
The Sunny Skegness 125 Special

HST Used 43073 & 43061
Stock Used East Midlands Trains set

Route :
1Z43 : London St Pancras to Skegness
1Z44 : Skegness to London St Pancras

HST Route
43073 + 43061 London St Pancras - (via MML) - Trent Jn - Beeston - Mansfield Jn - Nottingham - Netherfield Jn - Bottesford West Jn - Allington Jn - Sleaford - Boston - Skegness
43061 + 43073 Skegness - (reverse of outward route) - London St Pancras

Notes :
(1) There was an off tour option to visit to The Lincolnshire Wolds Railway; at least one shuttle was operated with Barclay steam No 1964 'Spitfire' and Class 08 D3167 top and tailing the train from Ludborough to North Thoresby.

Sources : Nick Bartlett & Gareth Kelly

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Gareth Kelly)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London St Pancras 07.45d 07.45   21.43a 21.46
Kentish Town 07/48 ?   21/40 ?
Carlton Road Jn 07/49 ?   21/39 ?
West Hampstead Thameslink 07/52 07/51   21/35 ?
Hendon 07/54 07/53   21/33 ?
St Albans City 08/01 08/00   21/23 21/25
Luton Airport Parkway 08.07a ~ 08.09d 08.06 ~ 08.09   21.11a ~ 21.13d 21.13 ~ 21.16
Luton 08/11 08/11   21/09 ?
Flitwick 08/17 08/18   21/02 ?
Bedford 08/23 08/24   20/55 20/48
Sharnbrook Jn 08/32 ?   20/36 ?
Wellingborough 08/43 08/42   20/21 ?
Kettering 08.54a ~ 08.56d 08.49 ~ 08.55   20.05a ~ 20.07d 20.07 ~ 20.08
Market Harborough 09/06 09/05   19/57 ?
Wigston North Jn 09/13 ?   19/48 ?
Leicester 09.20a ~ 09.25d 09.19 ~ 09.25   19.42a ~ 19.44d 19.40 ~ 19.43
Syston South Jn 09/30 ?   19/38 ?
Sileby Jn 09/32 ?   19/35 ?
Loughborough 09/34 09/35   19/30 ?
Trent South Jn 09/42 ?   19/25 ?
Trent East Jn 09/46 ?   19/24 ?
Beeston 09/50 09/49   19c18 ~ 19c20 19.17 ~ 19.21
Mansfield Jn 09/53 ?   19/15 ?
Nottingham 09c58 ~ 10c08 09.55 ~ 10.08   19*00 ~ 19*12 19.02 ~ 19.09
Netherfield Jn 10/15 ?   18/52 ?
Bingham 10/24 10/22   18/40 ?
Bottesford West Jn 10/32 ?   18/35 18/44
Allington Jn 10/41 ?   18/30 ?
Sleaford 11*01 ~ 11*18 10.56 ~ 11.18   18/07 18.17 ~ 18.18
Heckington 11/24 11/25   18/02 18/10
Hubberts Bridge 11/32 11/34   18/01 17/50
Boston 11.39a ~ 11.40d 11.41 ~ 11.51   17.43a ~ 17.44d 17.38 ~ 17.44
Sibsey 11/55 ?   17/32 17/31
Wainfleet 12/25 12/17   17/02 16/59
Skegness 12.40a 12.28   16.50d 16.50


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