3rd July 2013

Steam Dreams
The Cathedrals Express

Loco Used steam: 60163 'Tornado'
Stock Used 21249+13229+3096+3150+3115+1666+4831+4856+21241+1859+4836+4832+13230

Route : 
1Z20 : Kings Cross to York
1Z22 : York to Kings Cross

Loco Route
60163 London Kings Cross - (via ECML) - York
60163 York - (via ECML) - London Kings Cross

Notes : 
(1) This tour was run to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of 4468 'Mallard' breaking the World Steam Speed Record, exactly 75 years to the day from 3rd July 1938.
All six surviving L.N.E.R. Class A4s: 60007 'Sir Nigel Gresley', 60008 'Dwight D. Eisenhower', 60009 'Union of South Africa', 4464 'Bittern', 4468 'Mallard' & 4489 'Dominion of Canada' were on show at 'The Great Gathering' in The National Railway Museum, York.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Tom Cairns)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Kings Cross 06.40d [P1] 06.40   23.03a [P1] 23.13
Belle Isle 06/42 06/42   23/01 23/11
Holloway South Jn 06/44 ?   22/59 ?
Finsbury Park 06/46 [P7] 06/47   22/55 [P3] 22/54
Alexandra Palace 06/49 [P3] 06/49   22/50 [P2] 22/51
Potters Bar 07.01a ~ 07.04d [P4] 06.59 ~ 07.02   22.29a ~ 22.38d [P1] 22.37 ~ 22.40
Welwyn Garden City 07/14 [P3] 07/12   22/20 [P2] 22/28
Digswell Jn 07*17 ~ 07*25 ?   22/19 [US] ?
Woolmer Green Jn 07/30 [DS] 07/29   22/17 22/24
Stevenage 07.34a ~ 07.37d [P4] 07.40 ~ 07.43   22.09a ~ 22.12d [P1] 22.12 ~ 22.17
Hitchin 07/43 [P2] 07/47   22/03 [P1] 22/06
Sandy 07/58 [DS] 07/58   21/44 [US] 21/47
Huntingdon 08/13 [DS] 08/10   21/28 [P2] 21/34 [P2]
Connington South Jn 08/22 ?   21/18 ?
Holme LC 08w25 ~ 08w47 ? ~ 08.47   21/15 ?
Fletton Jn 08/54 [DS] ?   21/09 [UF] ?
Peterborough 08.59a ~ 09.06d [P4] 09.00 ~ 09.07   20.58a ~ 21.00d [P2] 21.09 ~ 21.13
Eastfield Jn - -   20w39 ~ 20w54 ?
New England North Jn - -   20/35 [GL] ?
Helpston Jn 09/15 09/14   - -
Tallington Jn 09/19 09/20   20/28 20/23
Stoke Tunnel 09/38 09/37   20/14 [US] 20/10
Grantham 09/45 09/45 [P2]   20/08 [P1] 20/04
Claypole Loop 09/54 09/54   19*33 ~ 19*55 19.30 ~ 19.51
Newark North Gate 09/58 [P1] 09/57   19/25 [P2] 19/23
Newark Flat Crossing 09/59 09/59   19/24 19/22
Carlton Loop 10*05 ~ 10*23 10/04?   19*00 ~ 19*17 ?
Retford 10/37 10/14 [DF]   18/46 18/46
Loversall Carr Jn 10/48 10/34   18/32 18/31
Doncaster 10.53a ~ 10.54d [P4] 10/52? [P4]   18.12a ~ 18.21d [P1] 18.21 ~ 18.22 [P1]
Shaftholme Jn 10/59 10/56   18/05 18/10
Temple Hirst Jn 11/06 11/04   17/57 18/02
Hambleton North Jn 11/11 11/09   17/51 17/57
Colton Jn 11/18 11/17   17/43 17/50
York 11.26a [P10] 11.25   17.32d [P11] 17.39 [P11]


Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z?? : (60163 with Diesel loco on rear?) : Southall to Hornsey
5Z?? : (Diesel Loco with 60163 on rear?) : Hornsey to Kings Cross
5Z?? : (Diesel Loco with 60163 on rear?) : Kings Cross to Hornsey
5Z?? : (60163 with Diesel loco on rear?) : Hornsey to Southall

Location Booked (out)   Booked (rtn)
Southall Depot 03.53d   01.26a
Southall Yard 04.03 ~ 04.33   00.56 ~ 01.16
West Ealing 04/38   00/50
Acton West 04/41   00/47
Acton Main Line 04/44   00/44
Acton Wells Jn 04/47   00/41
Willesden SW Sidings 04.50 ~ 05.12   -
Willesden WL Jn 05/14   -
Camden Jn 05/20   -
Primrose Hill 05/22   -
Camden Road Jn 05/26   -
York Way North Jn 05/30   -
Copenhagen Jn 05/31   -
Holloway South Jn 05/33   -
Finsbury Park 05/37   -
Willesden Junction HL -   00.35 ~ 00.37
Gospel Oak -   00/16
Junction Road Jn -   00/13
Upper Holloway -   00/12
Harringay Park Jn -   00/01
Harringay -   23/59
Hornsey Sig. K440 05.42 ~ 05.51   23.46 ~ 23.55
Finsbury Park 05/59   23/41
Holloway South Jn 06/02   23/37
Belle Isle 06/07   23/35
London Kings Cross 06.10a   23.33d


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