25th April 2013

Steam Dreams
The Cathedrals Express

Loco Used 67023
Stock Used 4998+4959+4949+21245+13227+3147+3112+1813+1671+3122+3100+3121+3110

Route :
1Z61 : Colchester to Carlisle
1Z62 : Carlisle to Colchester

Loco Route
67023 Colchester - Ipswich - Bury St Edmunds - Ely - March - Peterborough - (via ECML) - Doncaster - South Kirkby Jn - Calder Bridge Jn - Turners Lane Jn - Altofts Jn - Methley Jn - Stourton Jn - Whitehall Jn - Armley Jn - Shipley - Keighley - Skipton - Hellifield - Settle Jn - (via S&C) - Petteril Bridge Jn - Carlisle
67023 Carlisle - Petteril Bridge Jn - (via S&C) - Settle Jn - Hellifield - Skipton - Keighley - Shipley - Armley Jn - Whitehall Jn - Leeds - Micklefield - Gascoigne Wood Jn - Hambleton West Jn - Hambleton South Jn - Temple Hirst Jn - Shaftholme Jn - Doncaster - (reverse of outward route) - Colchester

Notes :
(1) This tour was booked to have been hauled by 60163 'Tornado' from Hellifield Goods Loop to Carlisle and return. However 60163 was unavailable, so 67023 worked throughout.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Tom Cairns)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Colchester 05.55d 05.56   00.19a 00.19
Manningtree 06/02 06/04   00/07 00/11
Halifax Jn 06/11 06/12   23/59 00/03
Ipswich 06.13a ~ 06.20d 06.15 ~ 06.20   23.54a ~ 23.56d 23.55 ~ 00.01
East Suffolk Jn 06/22 06/22   23/52 23/53
Stowmarket 06/35 06/35   23/41 23/44
Haughley Jn 06/41 06/40   23/38 23/41
Bury St Edmunds 07.00a ~ 07.05d 06.59 ~ 07.05   23.17a ~ 23.20d 23.22 ~ 23.25
Chippenham Jn 07/23 07/18   23/01 23/07
Soham 07/30 07/27   22/53 23/00
Ely Dock Jn 07/51 ?   22/46 ?
Ely 07.52a ~ 07.55d 07.50 ~ 07.57   22.41a ~ 22.44d 22.47 ~ 22.50
Ely North Jn 07/58 08/00   22/38 22/43
March 08.13a ~ 08.16d 08.17 ~ 08.18   22.18a ~ 22.21d 22.23 ~ 22.26
Whittlesea 08/25 08/28   22/08 22/11
Peterborough 08.37a ~ 08.40d 08.36 ~ 08.40   21.56a ~ 21.59d 21.48 ~ 21.59
Helpston Jn 08/47 08/48   21/43 ?
Tallington Jn 08/52 08/52   21/37 21/30
Stoke Jn 09*08 ~ 09*09 ? ~ 09.06   21/25 21/21
Grantham 09/14 09/13   21/20 21/16
Claypole 09/21 09/20   21/12 21/05
Newark North Gate 09/24 09/23   21/08 21/02
Retford 09/38 09/36   20/50 20/50
Loversall Carr Jn 09/50 09/44   20/40 20/41
Doncaster 09.55a ~ 09.58d 09.54 ~ 09.56   20.33a ~ 20.34d 20.34 ~ 20.37
Adwick Jn 10/03 10/02   - -
South Kirkby 10/08 10/06   - -
Hare Park Jn 10/15 10/16   - -
Crofton West Jn 10/20 ?   - -
Calder Bridge Jn 10/23 ?   - -
Turners Lane Jn 10.27 ~ 10.31 ?   - -
Altofts Jn 10/37 10/38   - -
Methley Jn 10/42 10/41   - -
Stourton Jn 10/51 ?   - -
Engine Shed Jn 10/55 10/52   - -
Shaftholme Jn - -   20/28 20/28
Temple Hirst Jn - -   20/21 20/21
Hambleton South Jn - -   20.14 ~ 20.15 ?
Hambleton West Jn - -   20/12 ?
Gascoigne Wood Jn - -   20/09 19/47
Micklefield - -   20/04 19/43
Cross Gates - -   19/53 19/38
Neville Hill East Jn - -   19/49 ?
Leeds - -   19.40 ~ 19.44 19.31 ~ 19.31
Whitehall Jn 10.58 ~ 11.00 ? ~ 11.04   19.35 ~ 19.37 ? ~ 19.28
Armley Jn 11.03 ~ 11.16 ? ~ 11.16   19/32 19/26
Apperley Jn 11/24 11/22   19/23 19/18
Dockfield Jn 11/31 ?   19/19 ?
Shipley 11/32 11/29   19/18 19/13
Keighley 11/41 11/37   19/06 18/58
Skipton 11/53 11/50   18/56 18/49
Hellifield 12/05 12/09   18/43 18/36
Hellifield Goods Loop 12L07 ~ 12L27 ?   18L22 ~ 18L42 ?
Settle Jn 12/35 12/24   18/16 18/11
Helwith Bridge 12/44 ?   18/08 ?
Ribblehead 12/55 ?   18/01 ?
Blea Moor 12/59 12/45   17/58 17/55
Garsdale 13/10 ?   17/47 ?
Ais Gill 13/13 ?   17/43 ?
Mallerstang 13/18 ?   17/36 ?
Kirkby Stephen 13/23 13/13   17/30 17/30
Crosby Garrett 13/25 ?   17/23 ?
Ormside 13/32 ?   17/15 ?
Appleby 13/35 13/24   17/12 17/14
Kirkby Thore SB 13/42 13/28   17/05 17/08
Culgaith SB 13/45 13/31   17/01 17/05
Lazonby & Kirkoswald 13/53 ?   16/52 ?
Low House SB 14/01 13/47   16/43 16/43
How & Co Sidings 14/05 13/51   16/38 16/35
Petteril Bridge Jn 14/12 14/01   16/29 16/28
London Road Jn 14/13 ?   16/27 ?
Carlisle 14.16a 14.14   16.24d 16.24


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