25th May 2013

UK Railtours
The Whitehouse Wanderer

Locos Used 66128 & 66132
Stock Used 5366+4991+4998+4959+4949+5341+5292+1691+3066+3069+3149+3068+35469

Route :
1Z66 : St Albans City to Chaddesden Sidings
1Z67 : Chaddesden Sidings to Round Oak
1Z68 : Round Oak to St Albans City

Loco(s) Route
66132 (1) St Albans City - Luton - Bedford - Wellingborough - Kettering - Kilby Bridge Jn - Wigston South Jn - Glen Parva Jn - Hinckley - Nuneaton - Canal Farm Jn - Lichfield Trent Valley - Rugeley Trent Valley - Stafford - Crewe
66128 (2) Crewe - Alsager - Kidsgrove - Stoke-on-Trent - Uttoxeter - North Stafford Jn - Stenson Jn - Derby - Chaddesden Sidings [No.2]
66132 (1) Chaddesden Sidings [No.2] - Derby - Melbourne Jn - Sinfin Central (3)
66128 (2) Sinfin Central - Melbourne Jn - Derby
66132 (1) Derby - Burton-on-Trent - Tamworth High Level - Kingsbury Jn - Whitacre Jn - Coleshill Parkway - Water Orton - Landor Street Jn - St Andrew's Jn - Bordesley Jn - Kings Norton - Bromsgrove - Stoke Works Jn - Droitwich Spa - Tunnel Jn - Worcester Yard [Up Through Siding] - Wylds Lane Jn
66128 (2) Wylds Lane Jn - Worcester Yard [Down Through Siding] - Tunnel Jn - Droitwich Spa - Kidderminster - Stourbridge Junction - Kingswinford Jn - Round Oak
66132 (1) Round Oak - Kingswinford Jn - Stourbridge Junction
66128 (2) Stourbridge Junction - Old Hill - Rowley Regis - Smethwick Jn - Galton Jn - Soho North Jn - Soho East Jn - Perry Barr West Jn - Perry Barr North Jn - Bescot Stadium - Walsall - Rycroft Jn - Sutton Park - Park Lane Jn - Water Orton West Jn - Nuneaton - (reverse of outward route) - St Albans City

Notes :
(1) 66128 on rear.
(2) 66132 on rear.
(3) To approximately 30 feet from the end of line.

Source : Nick Bartlett (on the tour throughout)

Photo Review


66132 arrives at St Albans City at the start of the tour (photo: Nick Bartlett)


66128 waits to leave Crewe for Chaddesden Sidings (photo: Nick Bartlett)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from David Lodwick & Nick Bartlett)

M.C Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual M.C
0.00 St Albans City 07.50d [P2] [DS] 07.50 [P2] [DS]   22.17a [US] [P1] 22.21a [US] [P1] 443.69
4.60 Harpenden 07/56 [DS] 07/57 [DS]   22/12 [US] 22/13 [US] 439.09
10.28 Luton 08/02 [P3] [DS] 08/02 [P3] [DS]   22/06 [P1] 22/07 [P1] 433.41
12.64 Leagrave 08/06 [DS] 08/05 [DS]   22/02 [US] ? 431.05
20.33 Flitwick 08/13 [P2] 08/11 [P2]   21/55 [P1] 21/52 [P1] 423.36
? Bedford South Jn 08/23 [DS] 08/23 [DS]   21/43 [US] 21/43 [DS-US] ?
29.74 Bedford 08.26a ~ 08.29d [P3] 08.26 ~ 08.29 [P3]   21.38a ~ 21.41d [P3] 21.36 ~ 21.39 [P3] 413.75
? Bedford North Jn 08/31 [DF] ? [DS]   21/36 [US] 21/35 [UF-DS] ?
36.54 Sharnbrook Jn 08/38 [DF] 08/41 [DS-DF]   21/28 [UF] 21/26 [UF] 407.15
45.20 Wellingborough 08/47 [P1] 08/51 [P1]   21/20 [P2] 21/18 [P2] 398.49
52.10 Kettering 08.54a ~ 08.56d [P4] 08.59 ~ 09.03 [P4]   21.09a ~ 21.12d [P3] 21.06 ~ 21.10 [P3] 391.59
63.03 Market Harborough 09/08 [P1] 09/15 [P1]   20/56 [P2] 20/55 [P2] 380.66
73.49 Kilby Bridge Jn 09/20 [U&DS] 09/26 [U&DS]    20*26a ~ 20*44d [U&DS] 20.26 ~ 20.43 [U&DS] 370.20
75.50 Wigston South Jn 09/22 09/31 [Down WC]   20/23 20/20 [Up WC] 368.19
76.20 Glen Parva Jn 09*25a ~ 09*27d 09/32   20/21 20/17 367.49
80.73 Croft 09/33 09/38   20/15 20/12 362.76
86.77 Hinckley 09/40 09/43   20/08 20/06 356.72
91.16 Nuneaton 09.46a ~ 09.48d [P7] 09.50 ~ 09.53 [P7]   19.57a ~ 20.00d [P7] 19.57 ~ 20.01 [P7] 352.53

 

M.C Location Booked Actual
92.37 Canal Farm Jn 09/50 [DS] 09/56 [DS]
? Amington Jn 10/02 [DS] 10/06 [DS]
110.35 Lichfield Trent Valley 10/11 [DS] 10/12 [DS]
118.34 Rugeley 10/19 [DS] 10/18
121.20 Colwich Jn 10/22 10/21
123.43 Milford & Brocton Jn 10/24 [DS] 10/23 [DS]
? Trent Valley Jn 10/34 [DS] 10/27 [DS]
127.55 Stafford 10/36 [DS] 10/27 [P5] [DS]
133.04 Norton Bridge 10/43 [DS] 10/33 [DS]
144.06 Madeley Jn 10/53 [DS] 10/42 [DS]
150.28 Basford Hall Jn 11/00 [DS] 10/48 [DS]
152.12 Crewe 11.03a ~ 11.27d [P12] 11.01 ~ 11.28 [P12]
? North Stafford Jn 11/29 11/32 [U&D Potteries]
155.67 Barthomley Jn 11/33 11/37
158.25 Alsager 11/37 11/40
160.24 Kidsgrove 11/45 11/46 [P3]
167.15 Stoke-on-Trent 11/53 [P1] 11/56 [P1]
167.48 Stoke Jn 11/54 11/58
169.42 Longton 11/58 12/03 [P1]
171.71 Caverswall 12/01 12/08
184.00 Uttoxeter SB 12/14 12/21
189.04 Tutbury & Hatton 12/24 12/31
197.61 North Stafford Jn 12/38 12/38
198.25 Stenson Jn 12/39 12/38
? L.N.W. Jn 12/47 12.45 ~ 12.48 [UGW]
203.09 Derby 12*51a ~ 12*56d [DG] 12/54 [DG]
? Derby Station North Jn 12/58 12/57
204.17 Chaddesden Sidings 13.03a ~ 13.22d 13.06 ~ 13.23 [Track 2]
? Derby Station North Jn 13/26 13/37
205.25 Derby 13/28 [UG] 13.39 ~ 13.41 [UG] 
? L.N.W. Jn 13/33 13/46 [DGW]
206.66 Melbourne Jn 13/35 13/48
207.44 Sinfin Central 13.41a ~ 14.01d 14.05 ~ 14.19 [Note 3]
208.22 Melbourne Jn 14/08 14/38
209.63 Derby 14.16a ~ 14.45d [P1] 14.43 ~ 14.50 [P1]
214.47 Stenson Jn 14/52 14/57
215.11 North Stafford Jn 14/53 14/58
218.51 Clay Mills Jn 14/57 [DG] 15/03 [DG]
220.64 Burton-on-Trent 15/05 [DG] 15/09 [DG]
221.14 Leicester Jn 15/07 [DG] 15/10 [DG]
222.12 Branston Jn 15/11 15/13
226.27 Wichnor Jn 15/16 15/18
233.55 Tamworth High Level 15/22 15/24 [P4]
239.36 Kingsbury Jn 15/30 15/30
241.66 Whitacre Jn 15/34 15/33
? Coleshill Parkway 15/36 [P1] 15/35 [P1]
244.51 Water Orton 15/39 15/37 [DS-DF]
250.57 Landor Street Jn 15C48a ~ 15C50d 15C45 ~ 15C51
251.15 St Andrew's Jn 15/53 15/53
251.41 Bordesley Jn 15/54 15/54
256.08 Lifford East Jn 16/01 16/00
256.56 King's Norton 16/03 [DF] 16/02 [P4] [DF]
259.09 Longbridge 16/10 16/07 [DM]
261.64 Barnt Green 16/14 16/10 [P2]
265.27 Bromsgrove 16/19 16/14
267.40 Stoke Works Jn 16/22 16.17 ~ 16.20
271.39 Droitwich Spa 16/28 16/27 [P1]
276.67 Tunnel Jn 16/35 16/37
277.34 Worcester Shrub Hill 16.39a ~ 16.49d [DIV]
? Worcester Yard [DIV] 16/38 [Up Through Sdg]
? Wylds Lane Jn [DIV] 16.42 ~ 16.59 [UM]
? Worcester Yard [DIV] 17/02 [Down Through Sdg]
278.01 Tunnel Jn 16/57 17/05
283.13 Droitwich Spa 17/03 17/13
288.75 Hartlebury 17/08 17/18
292.49 Kidderminster 17/12 [P1] 17/22 [P1]
295.54 Blakedown 17/17 17/25
299.28 Stourbridge Junction 17/23 [P2] 17/30 [P2]
301.45 Kingswinford Jn 17t26a ~ 17t28d 17.35 ~ 17.36
303.25 Round Oak 17.42a ~ 17.50d 17.44 ~ 17.51 [D&U No.2]
305.05 Kingswinford Jn 18t04a ~ 18t06d 17/58
307.22 Stourbridge Junction 18.14a ~ 18.16d [P3] 18.12 ~ 18.16 [P3]
? Stourbridge Jn 18/18 18/17 [DGL]
312.40 Rowley Regis 18*29a ~ 18*37d [UGL] 18.30 ~ 18.36 [UGL]
315.22 Smethwick Jn 18/41 18/41
315.46 Galton Jn 18/42 18/42
316.72 Soho North Jn 18/45 18/44
317.14 Soho East Jn 18/46 18/46
319.13 Perry Barr West Jn 18/49 18/50
319.52 Perry Barr North Jn 18/51 18/51
324.09 Bescot Stadium 18C58a ~ 19C00d 19C00 ~ 19C02
324.76 Pleck Jn 19/02 [DS] 19/06 [DS]
325.63 Walsall 19/04 [P1] 19/08 [P1]
326.25 Ryecroft Jn 19/06 19/10
? Sutton Park 19/19 19/21
337.74 Park Lane Jn 19/27 19/27
338.63 Water Orton West Jn 19/36 ? ~ 19.37
339.24 Water Orton 19/37 19/38 [P1]
? Coleshill Parkway 19/40 [P2] 19/41 [P2]
342.09 Whitacre Jn 19/42 19/43
351.68 Abbey Jn 19/54 19/55

Timings continue in first table.


Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z66 : (66132 with 66128 on rear) : Eastleigh T&RSMD to St Albans City

Location Booked
Eastleigh T&RSMD 04.16d
Eastleigh 04.26 ~ 04.27
Winchester 04.37 ~ 04.39
Basingstoke 04/58
Reading 05/18
Maidenhead 05/32
Slough 05/41
Southall 05/58
Hanwell Bridge 06*01 ~ 06*33 [UGL]
Acton Main Line 06C41 ~ 06C43
Acton Wells Jn 06/46
Acton Canal Wharf Jn 06/48
Dudding Hill Jn 06/55
Brent Curve Jn 06/58
Hendon 07/04
Silkstream Jn 07*08 ~ 07*31
St Albans City 07.43a

5Z68 : (66128 with 66132 on rear) : St Albans City to Southall

Location Booked
St Albans City 22.24d
Silkstream Jn 22/36
Hendon 22/41
Brent Curve Jn 22/45
Dudding Hill Jn 22/48
Acton Canal Wharf Jn 22/55
Acton Wells Jn 23/02
Acton Main Line 23/11
Southall Yard 23.24 ~ 23.43
Southall Depot 23.53a


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