22nd June 2013

Railway Touring Company
The White Rose

Loco Used steam: 70013 'Oliver Cromwell'
Stock Used 99953+99121+99125+99712+99127+99122+99350+99348+1860+4994+99304

Route : 
1Z60 : London Kings Cross to York
1Z62 : York to London Kings Cross

Loco Route
70013 London Kings Cross - (via ECML) - Loversall Carr Jn - Doncaster RMT - Decoy North Jn - Bridge Jn - (via ECML) - York
70013 York - (via ECML) - London Kings Cross

Notes : 
(1) 70013 'Oliver Cromwell' replaced unavailable 60009 'Union of South Africa'.
(2) It is reported that the outward leg was delayed near Hambleton Jn, due to a broken lubricator linkage on 70013. A replacement was borrowed from 92220 'Evening Star' in the National Railway Museum, for the return journey.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Tom Cairns)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Kings Cross 07.15d 07.15   19.40a 20.43
Belle Isle 07/18 07/17   19/36 20/40
Holloway South Jn 07/19 ?   19/34 ?
Finsbury Park 07/22 07/21   19/33 20/34
Alexandra Palace 07/27 07/27   19/30 20/29
Potters Bar 07.44a ~ 07.47d 07.42 ~ 07.46   19/24 20/16
Welwyn Garden City 08/00 07/56   19/17 20/08
Woolmer Green Jn 08/05 08/00   19/13 20/03
Stevenage 08.13a ~ 08.17d 08.05 ~ 08.17   18.59a ~ 19.04d 19.51 ~ 19.56
Hitchin 08/28 08/27   18/52 19/45 [UF-US]
Sandy 08/41 08/38   18/36 19/25
Huntingdon 09/00 08/52 [P3]   18/23 19/12
Connington South Jn 09/10 ?   17w40 ~ 18w15 18.44 ~ 19.00
Holme LC 09w13 ~ 09w33 ? ~ 09.30   17/35 ?
Peterborough 09.46a ~ 09.49d 09.47 ~ 09.53 [P4] [DS]   17.24a ~ 17.26d 18.28 ~ 18.32 [P3]
Helpston Jn 09/55 10/02   17/19 ?
Tallington Jn 10/00 10/07   17/16 18/19
Stoke Jn 10/13 10/24   17/05 18/07
Grantham 10/21 10/29   16/58 18/02
Claypole Loop 10/31 10/36   16/48 17/50
Newark North Gate 10/34 10/40   16w17 ~ 16w42 16.58 ~ 17.33
Newark Flat Crossing 10/35 10/41   16/14 ?
Retford 10/51 10/55 [DF]   15/58 16/39
Loversall Carr Jn 11/02 11/05   15/47 16/27
Decoy South Jn 11/04 ?   - -
Doncaster Royal Mail Terminal 11w07 ~ 11w31 11.10 ~ 11.33   - -
Decoy North Jn 11/32 ?   - -
Bridge Jn 11/35 ?   - -
Doncaster 11/38 11/41 [DF]   15/41 16/21
Shaftholme Jn 11/43 11/46   15/36 16/15
Temple Hirst Jn 11/51 11/54   15/28 16/07
Hambleton North Jn 11/56 11/59   15/23 16/02
Colton Jn 12/02 12/29   15/15 15/55
York 12.12a 12.36 [P10]   15.06d 15.46


Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z60 : (70013 with Diesel loco on rear?) : Southall to Hornsey
5Z60 : (Diesel Loco with 70013 on rear?) : Hornsey to Kings Cross
5Z63 : (Diesel Loco with 70013 on rear?) : Kings Cross to Hornsey
5Z63 : (70013 with Diesel loco on rear?) : Hornsey to Southall

Location Booked (out)   Booked (rtn)
Southall Depot 04.25d   22.23a
Southall Yard 04.35 ~ 04.55   21.53 ~ 22.13
West Ealing 05/01   21/47
Acton West 05/06   21/45
Acton Main Line 05/09   21/43
Acton Wells Jn 05/12   21/40
Willesden Junction HL 05/20   21/37
Gospel Oak 05/30   21/15
Camden Road Jn 05/34   21/10
York Way North Jn 05/38   21/02
Copenhagen Jn 05/39   21/00
Holloway South Jn 05/43   20/54
Finsbury Park 05.48 ~ 06.10   20/50
Hornsey Sig. K440 06.13 ~ 06.23   20.24 ~ 20.39
Finsbury Park 06/35   20/16
Holloway South Jn 06/39   20/11
Belle Isle 06/44   20/06
London Kings Cross 06.47a   20.02d


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