28th September 2012

UK Railtours
The
Modern Railways Golden Jubilee

Loco Used 66745 ' Modern Railways The first 50 years' & 87002 'Royal Sovereign'
Stock Used 5366+5292+1832+17015+3097+1651+3120+3119+3069+1691+3123+3149

Route :
1Z87 : Kings Cross to York
1Z89 : York to Kings Cross

Loco(s) Route
87002 London Kings Cross - (via ECML) - York
66745 (3) York - (via ECML) - Doncaster - Bessacarr Jn - Gainsborough Lea Road - Saxilby - Pyewipe Jn - Boultham Jn - Newark Northgate - (via ECML) - London Kings Cross

Notes : 
(1) This tour was run to celebrate 50 years of Modern Railways Magazine. 
(2) 66745 was named 'Modern Railways The first 50 Years' in The National Railway Museum.
(3) 87002 on rear.

Sources : Nick Bartlett, Martin Diamond, Mark Herriott and David Lodwick (all on the tour throughout)

Photo Review


87002 waits to leave London at the start of the day (photo: Nick Bartlett)


66745 at the NRM in York, about to be named (photo: Nick Bartlett)


66745 ready to leave York for London Kings Cross (photo: Nick Bartlett)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Nick Bartlett)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Kings Cross 10.11d [P8] [B] 10.11 [P1] [B]   22.01a [P4] 22.17 [P1]
Belle Isle 10/13 [DF] 10/13 [DF]   21/59 [UF] 22/15 [UF]
Finsbury Park 10/15 [P3] 10/16 [P3]   21/54 [P1] 22/10 [P1]
Alexandra Palace 10/17 10/19 [DF]   21/48 22/06 [P1]
Potters Bar 10/22 [P3] 10/24 [P3]   21/40 [US] 21/58 [P1]
Welwyn Garden City 10/27 10/29 [DF]   21/33 21/51 [US]
Woolmer Green Jn 10/29 [DS] 10/31 [DS]   21/30 21/46
Stevenage 10.33a ~ 10.37d [P4] [DF] 10.36 ~ 10.39 [P4] [DF]   21.24a ~ 21.26d [P1] 21.37 ~ 21.40 [P1]
Hitchin 10/41 10/43 [DF]   21/18 [P1] 21/31 [P1]
Sandy 10/50 [DF] 10/50 [DF]   21/08 [US] 21/18 [US]
Huntingdon 10/59 [DF] 10/59 [DF]   20/55 [UF] [P2] [US] 21/05 [UF] [P2] [US]
Connington South Jn - -   20/48 20/56
Holme LC 11/05 11/05   - -
Fletton Jn 11/08 [DS] 11/11 [DS]   - -
Peterborough 11.21a ~ 11.24d [P5] 11.20 ~ 11.26 [P5] [DS]   20.33a ~ 20.37d [P2] [UF] 20.43 ~ 20.47 [P2] [UF]
Helpston Jn 11/31 11/33 [DS]   - -
Tallington Jn 11/35 11/37 [DS]   20/24 [US] 20/28 [UF-US]
Stoke Tunnel 11/47 11/50   20/12 [UF] 20/13 [UF]
Grantham 11/53 [P2] 11/54 [P2]   20/06 [P1] 20/08 [P1]
Claypole Loop 12/00 12/01   19/57 20/00
Newark North Gate 12/05 [P1] 12/03 [P1]   19.43a ~ 19.52d [P3] 19.46 ~ 19.54 [P3]
Newark Crossing East Jn - -   19/40 19/42
Boultham Jn - -   18/51 18.33 ~ 18.49
Pyewipe Jn - -   18/32 18/31
Saxilby - -   18/23 18/23
Gainsborough Lea Road - -   18/10 18/06
Gainsborough Trent Jn - -   18/08 18/04
Retford 12.18a ~ 12.24d [P2] 12.19 ~ 12.22 [P2] [DS]   - -
Loversall Carr Jn 12/34 [DWS] 12/32 [DF]   - -
Decoy South Jn 12/36 [DWS] [DIV]   - -
Decoy North Jn 12/38 [DWS] 12/35 [DF-DWS1]   - -
Bessacarr Jn - -   17/47 17/43
Black Carr Jn - -   17/46 17/43 [UES]
Potterick Carr Jn - -   17/45 17/42 [UES]
Bridge Jn 12/43 12/47 [DWS2]   - -
Doncaster 12.45a ~ 12.49d [P8] 12/48 [P8] [DM]   17.33a ~ 17.35d [P3] [UES] 17.38 ~ 17.40 [P3] [UES]
Shaftholme Jn 12/53 12/53   17/26 17/33
Temple Hirst Jn 12/59 12/59   17/17 17/26
Hambleton North Jn 13/05 13/03   17/13 17/21
Colton North Jn 13/10 13/08 [DM]   17/06 17/15
York 13.18a [P10] 13.16 [P10]   17.01d [P9] 17.08 [P9]


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