7th July 2013

Steam Dreams
The Cathedrals Express

Loco Used steam: 60163 'Tornado'
Stock Used (2) 21249+13229+3096+3150+3115+1666+4831+4856+21241+1859+4836+4832+13230

Route : 
1Z?? : Kings Cross to York
1Z?? : York to Kings Cross

Loco Route
60163 London Kings Cross - (via ECML) - York
60163 York - Church Fenton - Milford Jn - Ferrybridge North Jn - Knottingley South Jn - Shaftholme Jn - Doncaster - (via ECML) - London Kings Cross

Notes : 
(1) This was the second tour run to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of 4468 'Mallard' breaking the World Steam Speed Record.
 
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 display at 'The Great Gathering' in The National Railway Museum, York.
(2) Stock confirmation required.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Tom Cairns)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Kings Cross 08.27d 08.27   21.53a 22.02
Belle Isle 08/29 08/29   21/51 21/59
Holloway South Jn 08/30 ?   21/48 ?
Finsbury Park 08/33 08/34   21/46 21/54
Alexandra Palace 08/36 08/38   21/42 21/50
Potters Bar 08.48a ~ 08.52d 08.48 ~ 08.51   21.27a ~ 21.30d 21.33 ~ 21.35
Welwyn Garden City 09/02 09/00   21/19 21/25
Digswell Jn 09/03 ?   21/18 ?
Woolmer Green Jn 09/06 09/03   21/16 21/21
Stevenage 09.10a ~ 09.12d 09.08 ~ 09.12   21.07a ~ 21.10d 21.09 ~ 21.14
Hitchin 09/18 09/17   21/01 21/04
Sandy 09/33 09/27   20/44 20/53
Huntingdon 09/48 09/42   20/27 20/39
Connington South Jn 09/57 ?   20/17 ?
Holme LC 10/00 09/52   20/14 ?
Fletton Jn 10/06 ?   20/08 ?
Peterborough 10.08a ~ 10.11 10.01 ~ 10.11   20.04a ~ 20.06d 20.13 ~ 20.17
Eastfield Jn - -   19w45 ~ 20w00 ?
New England North Jn - -   19/40 ?
Helpston Jn 10/19 10/19   - -
Tallington Jn 10/26 10/30   19/32 20/02
Stoke Tunnel 10/39 10/50   19/18 19/47
Grantham 10w46 ~ 11w00 [GL] 11.00 ~ 11.14   19/12 19/18
Claypole Loop 11/12 11/27   19/02 19/08
Newark North Gate 11/16 11/31   18/58 19/04
Newark Flat Crossing 11/17 11/33   18/57 19/03
Carlton Loop 11*23 ~ 11*51 ?   - -
Retford 12/04 12/19   18/39 18/44
Ranskill Loop - -   18*19 ~ 18*32 ?
Loversall Carr Jn 12/15 12/30   18/08 18/16
Decoy South Jn 12/18 ?   - -
Decoy North Jn 12/20 ?   - -
Doncaster Sig.D249 12*24 ~ 12*33 ?   - -
Bridge Jn 12/36 ?   - -
Doncaster 12/37 12/44   18.01 ~ 18.03 18.10 ~ 18.10
Shaftholme Jn 12/41 12/49   17/54 18/02
Temple Hirst Jn 12/48 12/57   - -
Hambleton North Jn 12/53 13/01   - -
Knottingley South Jn - -   17/42 ?
Knottingley West Jn - -   17/40 17/38
Ferrybridge North Jn - -   17/38 ?
Milford Jn - -   17/29 17/28
Church Fenton - -   17/23 17/22
Colton Jn 13/02 13/08   17/15 17/15
York 13.10a 13.14 [P10]   17.06d 17.08


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