5th October 2013

UK Railtours
London Comes to Crich - 125 Special

HST Used 43059 & 43075
Stock Used 44044+42137+42136+42135+42339+40751+41070+41063

Route :
1Z60 : London St Pancras to Alfreton
1Z61 : Alfreton to London St Pancras

HST Route
43075 + 43059 London St Pancras - (via MML) - Trent South Jn - Toton Centre - Langley Jn - Alfreton
43059 + 43075 Alfreton - Langley Jn - Trowel South Jn - Nottingham
43075 + 43059 Nottingham - Beeston - Trent South Jn - Loughborough - Syston North Jn - Syston East Jn - Melton Mowbray - Oakham - Manton Jn - Corby - Kettering - (reverse of outward route) - London St Pancras

Notes : 
(1) This tour was run in conjunction with East Midlands Trains to raise funds for the Railway Children charity. A donation of 34,219 was raised, this was then doubled by Sir Brian Souter to a massive 68,438
(2) Coaches ran from Alfreton to the National Tramway Museum at Crich.
(3) Trams in use at Crich were reported separately as per details given below:
From Mark Herriott: London 40 & 159, Blackpool Boat Car 236, Glasgow 1068 & Sheffield 74.
From Stuart Hicks: London 1622, London United Tramways 159, Blackpool 236, Glasgow 1068, Sheffield 74, 345 [Webmaster: Leeds?] and later Berlin 236 004.

Sources : Mark Herriott & Stuart Hicks

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Mark Herriott)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London St Pancras 09.45d [P1] 09.45   20.21a [P4] 20.19
Dock Jn South 09/46 [DF] 09/46   20/17 ?
Dock Jn North 09/47 09/47   20/17 ?
Kentish Town 09/48 09/47   20/16 20/16
Carlton Road Jn 09/48 09/48   20/15 20/15
West Hampstead Thameslink 09/50 [P4] 09/49   20/11 [P3] 20/14
Hendon 09/53 09/51   20/09 20/12
Radlett Jn 09/59 [DS] 09/58   20/05 20/07
St Albans City 10/04 [P2] 10/02   20/02 [P3] 20/04
Harpenden Jn 10/08 ?   19/59 ?
Luton Airport Parkway 10.13a ~ 10.14d [P2] 10.11 ~ ?    19.52a ~ 19.54d [P3] 19.55 ~ 19.58
Luton 10/18 [P3] 10/16   19/51 [P4] 19/53
Leagrave Jn 10/20 [DF] ?   19/49 ?
Flitwick 10/25 [P4] 10/27   19/44 [P3] 19/47
Bedford South Jn 10/31 10/32   19/39 [UF] 19/40
Bedford 10.33a ~ 10.34d [P4] 10.34 ~ 10.36   19.32a ~19.37d [P3] [DS]  19.35 ~ 19.37
Bedford North Jn 10/36 ?   19/31 [SL] ?
Sharnbrook Jn 10/39 10/42   19/26 19/28
Wellingborough 10/44 10/47   19/21 19/23
Kettering 10/51 [P4] 10/52   19/14 [P2] 19/02
Market Harborough 11/02 11/00   - -
Wigston North Jn 11/17 11/19   - -
Leicester 11/23 [P2] [DF] 11/24   - -
Corby - -   19/06 18/53
Manton Jn - -   18/42 18/41
Oakham - -   18/38 18/37
Langham Jn - -   18/37 18/36
Whissendine SB - -   18/34 18/32
Melton Mowbray - -   18/29 18/28
Frisby-on-the-Wreake - -   18/23 18/24
Syston East Jn - -   18/18 18/19
Syston South Jn 11/30 11/30   18/17 ?
Sileby Jn 11/31 ?   18/13 [SL] 18/12
Loughborough 11/34 [P1] 11/36   18/09 [P2] 18/07
Trent South Jn 11/39 11/41   18/04 18/02
Trent East Jn 11/40 [ML] 11/43   18/04 18/02
Toton Centre 11/42 11/46   - -
Beeston South Jn - -   18/01 ?
Mansfield Jn - -   17/59 [UNF] 17/56
Nottingham - -   17.48a ~ 17.57d [P7] 17.47 ~ 17.54
Mansfield Jn - -   17/44 [C] 17/45
Radford Jn - -   17/42 [UM] 17/42
Trowell South Jn 11/46 11/49   17/34 ?
Langley Mill 11/50 11/53   17/27 17/32
Ironville Jn 11/53 11/56   17/22 [ML] 17/29
Alfreton 11.56a 11.58   17.19d 17.26


Associated E.C.S. Movements

5Z60 : 43075+43059 : Derby Etches Park to Chaddesden CE Jn
5Z60 : 43059+43075 : Chaddesden CE Jn to London St Pancras
5Z61 : 43059+43075 : London St Pancras to Chaddesden CE Jn
5Z61 : 43075+43059 : Chaddesden CE Jn to Derby Etches Park

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Derby Etches Park 05.50d 23.17a
Derby 05/53 23/14
Chaddesden CE Jn 05.56 ~ 06.03 23.05 ~ 23.12
Derby 06.05 ~ 06.50 22.53 ~ 23.03
Trent South Jn 07/43 22/39
Loughborough 07/48 22/30
Leicester 07/59 22/12
Market Harborough 08/16 21/55
Kettering 08/24 21/46
Bedford 08/44 21/19
Luton 09/00 21/07
St Albans City 09/06 21/01
London St Pancras 09.25a 20.46d

5T60 : 43075+43059 : Alfreton to Chesterfield
5T60 : 43059+43075 : Chesterfield to Derby Etches Park
5Z61 : 43075+43059 : Derby Etches Park to Chesterfield
5Z61 : 43059+43075 : Chesterfield to Alfreton

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Alfreton 12.00d 17.14a
Clay Cross North Jn 12/06 17/07
Chesterfield 12.09 ~ 12.16 16.49 ~ 17.03
Clay Cross North Jn 12/19 16/40
Ambergate Jn 12/29 16/30
Derby 12.41 ~ 12.47 16.15 ~ 16.22
Derby Etches Park 12.50a 16.12d


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