8th September 2013

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DMU Used (2) 185118 (formed 54118+53118+51118)

Route : 
1Z85 : Manchester Piccadilly to York
1Z70 : York to Manchester Piccadilly

DMU Route
54118 Leading Manchester Piccadilly - Ardwick Jn - (2) - Stockport - (2) - New Mills South Jn - Chinley North Jn - Chinley East Jn - Hope - Dore - Sheffield (3) - Nunnery Main Line Jn - Woodburn Jn - Tinsley East Jn - Rotherham Central - Aldwarke Jn - Thrybergh Jn - Kilnhurst UGL - Mexborough - Cadeby UGL - Hexthorpe Jn - St James Jn - Doncaster Two-Way Goods 2 - Down Leeds Goods - Marshgate Jn (Dn Leeds)
51118 Leading Marshgate Jn (Dn Leeds) - Down Leeds Slow - Doncaster Two-Way Goods 1 - St James Jn - Hexthorpe Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Nunnery Main Line Jn - Sheffield Through Line (4)
54118 Leading Sheffield Through Line - Nunnery Main Line Jn - Wincobank Jn - Holmes Jn - Rotherham Masborough - Aldwarke Jn - Swinton - Moorthorpe DGL - South Kirkby Jn - Hemsworth DPL - Hare Park Jn - Oakenshaw UGL - Calder Bridge Jn - Wakefield Kirkgate - Wakefield West Jn
51118 Leading Wakefield West Jn - Wakefield Kirgate Through Line - Turners Lane DGL - Altofts Jn - Methley Jn - Engine Shed Jn - Leeds - Marsh Lane DGL - Neville Hill West Jn - Micklefield - Church Fenton - Colton Jn - York (5) - Loco Line - Siemens, Leeman Road Depot Fuelling Point Road No.1
54118 Leading Leeman Road Depot Fuelling Point - York - Holgate Jn - (5) Holgate Loop - Dringhouses North Jn - Colton Jn - Micklefield - Neville Hill East Jn - Neville Hill UGL - Marsh Lane - Leeds - Whitehall Jn - Morley - Thornhill LNW Jn - Mirfield - Heaton Lodge Jn - Bradley Jn - Huddersfield - Marsden - Diggle - Stalybridge - Guide Bridge - Denton Jn - Reddish South - Heaton Norris Jn - Stockport
51118 Leading Stockport - Heaton Norris Jn - Reddish South - Denton Jn - Ashton Moss North Jn - Baguley Fold Jn - Philips Park South Jn - Ashburys - Guide Bridge - Guide Bridge Up/Dn Pass Loop
54118 Leading Guide Bridge Up/Dn Pass Loop - Guide Bridge - Ashburys DGL - Ardwick T.M.D. - Ardwick Jn - Mayfield Goods Loop - Manchester Piccadilly
51118 Leading Manchester Piccadilly - Ardwick Jn - Longsight DGL
54118 Leading Longsight DGL - Ardwick Jn - Manchester Piccadilly Holding Siding
51118 Leading Manchester Piccadilly Holding Siding - Ardwick Jn - Ardwick
54118 Leading Ardwick - Ardwick Jn - Manchester Piccadilly

Notes :
(1) A joint venture between The Branch Line Society and First Transpennine Express with proceeds going to The Railway Children Charity.
(2) Due to overrunning overhead line engineering works at Ardwick, the freshly prepared unit for the Tour, 185110, was 'trapped' at the depot but luckily another unit had been stabled at Piccadilly overnight so that was used instead. The delay in departure was due to a combination of 185118 being trapped behind a Cross-Country Voyager, (not due to depart until 09:27) & the Ardwick blockade. The engineering block was due to finish by 07:30 but inspections of the work put the new finish time as 11:00. The decision was made to route the Tour via Stockport & miss the first loop of the day at New Mills.
(3) The Booked 'Down Station Siding' at Sheffield, (between P.2 & the Through Line), was full of stock so Tour routed via P.1.
(4) It was noted, as the train passed Sheffield the first time, that both of the Sheffield Up sidings were also blocked, so during our run to Doncaster & back, arrangements were made for the tour to run through the full length of the Northern section of the Sheffield Through Siding & reverse on the Southern section of the Through Siding. (The Southern section sees some passenger train use by trains using P.1b overtaking trains on P.1a, but the Northern section sees no passenger train use). After reversal, the train ran through the full length of the Northern section of the Through Line again.
(5) As the tour had been booked to use one of the South facing bay platforms for the break, it was timed to run to Holgate Loop & back to one of the West side through platforms to access the Loco line. Due to late running & the need to service the stock, (as it was not the booked unit), the tour ran direct in P.11 & the ECS returned from the depot in P.11. The section to Leeman Road Depot was then covered first after the break with Holgate Loop being done on the run South from York back towards Leeds, thus covering the Loop in full.

Source : Alan Sheppard

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Alan Sheppard & Jim Sellens)

M.C

Location Booked Actual
0.00
Manchester Piccadilly 09.07d [P2][EL] 09.50d [P5][US]
0.62
Ardwick Jn 09/09 [UE] 09/52
1.46
Ashburys 09/10 [UM] DIV
3.75
Reddish North 09/13 [ML] DIV
7.60
Romiley 09/18 DIV
8.64
Marple Wharf Jn 09/20 [ML] DIV
12.72
New Mills Central 09/24 DIV
?
Slade Lane Jn DIV 09/55 [US]
?
Heaton Norris Jn DIV 09/57
?
Stockport DIV 09c59a ~ 09c59 [P1]
?
Edgeley No.1 S.B. DIV 10/01
?
Hazel Grove DIV 10/05 [P1]
?
Hazel Grove High Level Jn DIV 10/05
13.70
New Mills South Jn 09/29 [UGL] 10/10 [UM]
17.48
Chinley North Jn 09/33 10/14
17.77
Chinley East Jn 09/33 10/14
22.35
Edale 09/38 10/19
26.29
Earles Sdgs S.B. 09/41 10/22
29.07
Bamford 09/44 10/24
32.59
Grindleford 09/48 10/27
36.67
Totley Tunnel East 09/51 10/31
37.33
Dore West Jn 09/52 10/32
38.13
Dore Station Jn 09/53 10/33
?
Queens Road ? 10.36 ~ 10.39
41.71
Sheffield 09*58 ~ 10*02 [DSS] 10/42 [P1]
42.36
Nunnery Main Line Jn 10/04 [UGC] 10/44
43.33
Woodburn Jn 10/05 10/45
44.69
Broughton Lane Jn 10/08 [D/UT] 10/47
45.55
Tinsley South Jn 10/09 [UT] 10/48
46.32
Tinsley East Jn 10/10 [UT] 10/50
48.13
Rotherham Central 10/13 [P2] 10/53
50.58
Aldwarke Jn 10/16 [MS] 10/58
51.26
Thrybergh Jn 10/18 [UMX] 10/59
52.03
Kilnhurst Up Goods Loop 10/22 [UGL] 11/02 [UGL]
53.57
Mexborough 10/26 [UD] 11/05
56.19
Cadeby Up Goods Loop 10/30 [UGL] 11/10 [UGL]
58.62
Hexthorpe Jn 10/36 [GL] 11/15
60.24
St James Jn 10/39 [USG] 11/18
60.62
Doncaster 10.43 ~ 10.48 [2WG1] 11/19 [2WG2]
?
Marshgate Jn DIV 11.23 ~ 11.26
60.62
Doncaster 10.43 ~ 10.48 [2WG1] 11/28 [2WG1]
?
St James Jn ? 11/30
?
Hexthorpe Jn 10/51 [ML] 11/33
?
Mexborough 10/56 [DD] 11/38
?
Thrybergh Jn 10/59 [DMX] 11/42
?
Aldwarke Jn 11/00 [UT] 11/43
73.31
Rotherham Central 11/03 [P1] 11/46
?
Tinsley East Jn 11/06 [DT] 11/50
?
Tinsley South Jn 11/07 [DT] 11/51
?
Broughton Lane Jn 11/09 [D/UT] 11/52
?
Woodburn Jn 11/13 11/55
?
Nunnery Main Line Jn 11/15 [DGC] 11/58
79.45
Sheffield 11.15 ~ 11.25 [US1] 12.01 ~ 12.04 [Through Line (viaN-S(rev)-viaN)]
80.02
Nunnery Main Line Jn 11/26 [DM] 12/06
82.57
Wincobank Jn 11/29 [DM] 12/08
?
Meadowhall ? 12c09 ~ 12c09
84.48
Holmes Jn 11/30 [DM] 12/12
87.71
Aldwarke Jn 11/33 [DM] 12/14
89.76
Swinton (S.Yorks) 11/35 [P1] 12/15
97.18
Moorthorpe Goods Loop 11.44 ~ 11.44 [DGL] 12/23 [DGL]
97.52
Moorthorpe 11/45 [P2] 12/23
98.29
South Kirkby Jn 11/46 [DD] 12/24
?
Hemsworth ? 12/28 [DPL]
104.25
Hare Park Jn 11/50 [DC] 12/34
105.57
Crofton West Jn 11/53 [CRFT] 12/36
106.21
Oakenshaw Jn 11/55 [UGL] 12.37 ~ 12.43
?
Oakenshaw Loop ? 12/44 [UGL]
106.69
Calder Bridge Jn 11/56 [UGO] 12/46
107.35
Wakefield Kirkgate 11/58 [UGO][UGA] 12/49 [UGA]
107.77
Wakefield West Jn (Sig.K1219) 11.58 ~ 12.08 [UF] 12.49 ~ 12.51 [UF]
108.25
Wakefield Kirkgate 12/09 [TL][DGL] 12.53 ~ 12.58 [TL]
?
Turners Lane Loop ? 13/00 [DGL]
109.10
Turners Lane Jn 12/11 [DL&Y] 13/01
112.57
Altofts Jn 12/15 [DMD] 13/05
113.75
Methley Jn 12/16 [DMD] 13/06
118.74
Stourton Jn 12/20 [DMD] 13/11
121.52
Engine Shed Jn 12/25 [DM] 13.15 ~ 13.16
122.05
Leeds West Jn 12/26 [E] 13/17 [E]
122.30
Leeds 12*27 ~ 12*29 [TRW] 13/19 [TL]
123.32
Marsh Lane Jn Leeds 12.33 ~ 12.37 [UGL] 13/21 [UGL]
124.06
Neville Hill West Jn 12/39 [DHM] 13/23 [DHM]
126.69
Cross Gates 12/41 [P1] 13/26
132.11
Micklefield 12/47 [P1] 13/30 [P1]
137.21
Church Fenton 12/53 [P4][LSL] 13/32 [P4][DnL]
142.38
Colton Jn 12/58 [DN][LSL] 13/37 [DnL]
147.77
York 13.04a ~ 13.47d [P6] 13.42a [P11] ~ 14.30d [P11]
148.55
York Loop (Holgate) 13.50 ~ 13.55 [SDG] DIV
149.35
York 13*58 ~ 13*58 [P11] DIV
150.09
Siemens, Leeman Road Depot Fueling Point 14.01 ~ 14.14 [SDG] 14.40 ~ 14.45 [Road 1]
150.63
York 14c17 ~ 14c19 [P9][LSL] 14.55 ~ 15.03 [P10]
?
York Loop (Holgate) DIV 15/06 [H Loop]
?
Colton Jn 14/23 [UN][LSL] 15/12 [UpL]
?
Colton South Jn ? 15/13 [UpL>UpN]
?
Church Fenton 14/27 [Up] 15/17 [Centre]
166.45
Micklefield 14/31 [P2] 15/21 [P2]
?
Cross Gates 14/34 [P2] 15/24
?
Neville Hill East Jn ? 15/29 [UpHG]
174.07
Neville Hill West Jn 14/38 [UHM][GL] 15/31 [UpHG]
175.30
Marsh Lane Jn Leeds 14/42 [UHM] 15/34
176.32
Leeds 14/45 [P16][F] 15/37 [P16][F]
176.57
Leeds West Jn 14/46 [F] 15/38
176.77
Whitehall Jn 14/47 [UHU] 15/38
180.72
Morley 14/51 [P2] 15/42
187.00
Thornhill L.N.W. Jn 14/59 [UF] 15/48
187.40
Mirfield East Jn 14/59 [UF] 15/49
189.42
Heaton Lodge Jn 15/01 [UF] 15/50
195.54
Huddersfield 15/05 [P1] 15/54 [P1]
202.55
Marsden 15/13 [P2] 16/05 [P2]
206.53
Diggle Jn 15/17 [ML] 16/12
208.66
Greenfield 15/19 [ML] 16/15
213.57
Stalybridge 15c24 ~ 15c26 [P1] 16.24 ~ 16.25 [P1]
216.12
Guide Bridge 15/31 [P1] 16/31
216.72
Denton Jn 15/33 [DM] 16/34
?
Denton ? 16p36a ~ 16p42d
217.75
Denton Station Jn 15/41 [ML] 16/44
219.35
Reddish South 15.43 ~ 15.49 [DUB] 16c47 ~ 16c51
220.23
Ash Bridge Jn 15/51 [UB] 16/53
221.05
Heaton Norris Jn 15*55 ~ 15*58 [UB][SL] 16/54
221.67
Stockport 16.00 ~ 16.06 [P1][FL] 16.57a ~ 17.02d [P1]
?
Heaton Norris Jn 16/07 [DB] 17/05
?
Ash Bridge Jn 16/08 [DB] 17/07
?
Reddish South ? 17c09 ~ 17c11
?
Denton Station Jn 16/12 [ML] 17/15
226.62
Denton Jn 16/13 [DAM] 17/17
228.73
Ashton Moss North Jn 16/19 [DB] 17/24
232.06
Baguley Fold Jn 16/22 [BAG] 17/30
232.51
Philips Park South Jn 16/25 [BAG] 17/34
234.45
Ashburys 16/30 [UM] 17/39
238.13
Guide Bridge 16/34 [P2] 17/44
239.03
Guide Bridge Up & Dn PL 16.36 ~ 16.46 [Dn] 17.48 ~ 17.52
?
Guide Bridge 16/48 [P1] 17/56
?
Gorton ? 18/01 [DG]
243.53
Ashburys 16/54 [DM][GL] 18/05 [GL]
244.30
Ardwick T.M.D. 16.56 ~ 17.07 [SDG] 18.15 ~ 18.19 [via CW]
244.51
Ardwick Jn 17/11 [DF][SL] 18/20
245.05
Mayfield Loop 17.12 ~ 17.14 [Loop][SL] 18/21 [Loop]
245.12
Manchester Piccadilly 17.16 ~ 17.27 [P14][SL] 18.23a ~ 18.28d [P14][DS]
245.70
Ardwick Jn 17/29 [US][SL] 18/31 [DS]
?
Depot Jn ? 18/34 [DG]
246.28
Longsight Down Goods Loop 17.32 ~ 17.55 [DGL][SL] 18.36 ~ 18.38 [DGL]
?
Ardwick Jn 17/57 [DS][EL] 18.41 ~ 18.41
247.54
Manchester Piccadilly 18.00 ~ 18.05 [Dn Holding Sdg][EL] 18.47 ~ 18.50 [Dn Holding Sdg]
248.32
Ardwick Jn 18/07 [UE] 18/54
248.44
Ardwick 18.07 ~ 18.11 [UE] 18.55 ~ 18.55
248.56
Ardwick Jn 18/12 [DE][EL] 18/56
249.34
Manchester Piccadilly 18.15a [P3] 18.59a [P9]

Mileages taken from Tour Brochure.

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