13th April 2013

UK Railtours
The Lincolnshire Coaster

Locos Used 60091, 60099 & 92039 'Johann Strauss' 
Stock Used

35469+3068+3149+1651+3069+3066+1832+5292+5341+5322+4946+5366

Route :
1Z73 : Finsbury Park to Cleethorpes
1Z74 : Cleethorpes to Finsbury Park

Loco Route
92039 Finsbury Park - Potters Bar - Stevenage - Peterborough - Grantham - Newark North Gate [U&DGL]
60099 Newark North Gate [U&DGL] - Swinderby - Lincoln Central - Market Rasen - Wrawby Jn - Barnetby - Habrough - Grimsby Marsh Jn - Great Coates No.1 Jn - Pyewipe Road - Immingham East Jn - Humber Road Jn - Ulceby - Habrough - Grimsby Town - Cleethorpes
60091 Cleethorpes - Grimsby Town - Habrough - Barnetby - Wrawby Jn - Brigg - Kirton Lindsay - Gainsborough Central - Gainsborough Trent Jn - Bessacarr Jn - Decoy South Jn - Doncaster Royal Mail Terminal
92039 Doncaster Royal Mail Terminal - Decoy South Jn - Retford - Newark North Gate - (reverse of outward route) - Finsbury Park

Notes :
(1) The outward route was originally advertised via Scunthorpe, but this was changed to run via Lincoln, due to a huge landslip at Hatfield Colliery blocking the line.
(2) Off tour option: visit to the Cleethorpes Coast Light Railway (where locos 'Mountaineer' & 'DA1' were in operation).


60099, just east of Lincoln near Cherry Willingham (photo: Roger GEach)

Source : David Lodwick, Mark Herriott & Chris Bracey (all on the tour throughout).

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from
David Lodwick & Mark Herriott)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Finsbury Park 08.14d [P6] 08.14   21.59a [P2] 22.21
Alexandra Palace 08/18 [P3] 08/18   21/56 [UF] 22/15
New Barnet 08/22 ?   21/52 [UF] 22/11
Potters Bar 08.26a ~ 08.29d [P4] 08.25 ~ 08.28   21.47a ~ 21.49d [P1] 22.04 ~ 22.07
Welwyn Garden City 08/37 [P3] 08/36   21/39 [P2] 21/55
Digswell Jn 08*39 ~ 08*47 ?   21/38 [US] ?
Woolmer Green Jn 08/50 [DF] 08/49   21/37 21/49
Stevenage 08.55a ~ 08.57d [P3] 08.53 ~ 08.57   21.31a ~ 21.33d [P2] 21.44 ~ 21.46
Hitchin 09/01 [DF] 09/01   21/27 [UF] 21/40
Sandy 09/12 [DF] 09/09   21/16 [UF] 21/31
Huntingdon 09/24 [DF] 09/19   21/07 [UF] 21/21
Connington South Jn 09/31 ?   21/02 [UF] ?
Holme Jn 09/32 09/26   21/00 ?
Fletton Jn 09/38 [DS] ?   20*46 ~ 20*55 ?
Peterborough 09.42a ~ 09.46d [P4] [DF] 09.39 ~ 09.46   20.41a ~ 20.43d [P2] [US] 20.56 ~ 21.00
Tallington Jn 09/55 [DS] 09/54   20/32 [UF] 20/38
Stoke Jn 10*08 ~ 10*13 ? ~ 10.09   20/22 [UF] 20/25
Grantham 10/19 [P2] 10/17   20/18 [P1] 20/21
Claypole 10/27 10/29   20/10 20/14
Newark North Gate 10L34a ~ 11L04d [U&DGL] 10L35 ~ 10L59   20/06 [P2] 20/11

 

Location Booked Actual
Newark Crossing East Jn 11/07 11/09
Swinderby 11/18 ?
Boultham Jn 11/29 ?
West Holmes Jn 11/30 ?
Lincoln Central 11/33 11/33
Pelham Street Jn 11/34 ?
Langworth SB 11/43 11/42
Wickenby SB 11/49 ?
Market Rasen 11/54 ?
Holton-le-Moor SB 12/00 12/03
Wrawby Jn 12/11 12/14
Barnetby 12.17 ~ 12.19 [P2] ? ~ 12.19
Brocklesby Jn 12/26 12/24
Habrough 12/28 [P2] ?
Stallingborough 12/35 ?
Grimsby Marsh Jn 12/40 ?
Great Coates No.1 Jn 12.47 ~ 12.49 ?
Pyewipe Road SB 12/53 ?
Immingham East Jn 13.08 ~ 13.10 13.08 ~ 13.10
Humber Road Jn 13/17 ?
Ulceby 13/27 ?
Habrough 13/29 [P2] ?
Stallingborough 13/35 13/37
Grimsby Town 13/43 [P1] 13/44
Cleethorpes 13.51a [P3] ~ 17.13d [P3] 13.52 ~ 17.13
Grimsby Town 17/19 [P2] 17/19
Stallingborough 17/25 17/29
Habrough 17/31 [P1] ?
Brocklesby Jn 17/34 17/34
Barnetby 17.41 ~ 17.43 [P3] ? ~ 17.42
Wrawby Jn 17/45 17/43
Brigg 17.52 ~ 18.07 17/47
Kirton Lime Sidings 18/16 17/56
Kirton Lindsey 18/18 ?
Northorpe SB 18/21 18/04
Gainsborough Central 18/34 ?
Gainsborough Trent Jn 18/41 18/21
Bessacarr Jn 19/02 18/39
Decoy South Jn 19/05 ?
Doncaster Royal Mail Terminal 19L07a ~ 19L37d 18.43 ~ 19.44
Decoy South Jn 19/39 ?
Loversall Carr Jn 19/44 19/48
Retford 19/53 19/58
Newark Flat Crossing 20/05 20/11

Timings continue in first table.
 
Associated E.C.S. Workings

12/04/13 : 
5M61 : (66130) : Eastleigh T&RSMD to Wembley Yard
(diverted via Woking, Staines & Brentford)

Location Booked Actual
Eastleigh T&RSMD 21.26d ?
Eastleigh 21/36 ?
Winchester 21/43 ?
Basingstoke 22/00 ?
Reading 22.28 ~ 22.32 [DIV]
Maidenhead 22/46 [DIV]
Slough 22/52 [DIV]
Southall 23/05 [DIV]
Acton Main Line 23/14 [DIV]
Woking [DIV] ?
Virginia Water [DIV] ?
Staines [DIV] ?
Feltham [DIV] ?
Brentford [DIV] ?
Acton Wells Jn 23/18 ?
Acton Canal Wharf Jn 23/20 ?
Willesden No.7 Jn 23/23 ?
Wembley Yard 23.31a ?

13/04/13 : 
5Z73 : (92039) : Wembley Yard to Finsbury Park
5Z74 : (92039) : Finsbury Park to Wembley Yard

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Wembley Yard 07.17d 23.06a
Harlesden Jn 07/28 22/55
Gospel Oak 07/46 22/36
Camden Road Jn 07/50 22/20
York Way North Jn 07/54 22/11
Copenhagen Jn 08/00 22/09
Finsbury Park 08.08a 22.04d

15/04/13 : 
5O61 : (diesel loco?) : Wembley Yard to Eastleigh T&RSMD

Location Booked
Wembley Yard 09.53d
Willesden No.7 Jn 10/03
Acton Canal Wharf Jn 10/06
Acton Wells Jn 10/18
Brentford 10/30
Feltham 10/41
Staines 10/47
Virginia Water 10/57
Woking 11/15
Basingstoke 11/52
Winchester 12/16
Eastleigh 12/23
Eastleigh T&RSMD 12.37a


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