12th October 2013

UK Railtours
East Lancs Railway - 125 Special

HST Used 43049 'Neville Hill' & 43083
Stock Used 41075+41076+40756+42328+42341+42148+42149+44051

Route :
1Z43 : London St Pancras to Rawtenstall
1Z44 : Rawtenstall to London St Pancras

HST Route
43049 + 43083 London St Pancras- (via MML) - Trent South Jn - Toton Centre - Alfreton - Chesterfield - Dore South Jn - Dore West Jn - Edale - Chinley - New Mills South Jn - Hazel Grove HL Jn - Stockport - Heaton Norris Jn - Denton - Ashton Moss North Jn - Baguley Fold Jn - Philips Park West Jn - Brewery Jn - Thorpes Bridge Jn - Castleton South Jn - Castleton
43083 + 43049 Castleton - Castleton North Jn - Heywood - Bury Bolton Street - Ramsbottom - Rawtenstall
43049 + 43083 Rawtenstall - Ramsbottom - Bury Bolton Street - Heywood - Castleton North Jn - Castleton South Jn - (reverse of outward route) - London St Pancras

Notes :
(1)  This was reported as the first visit of an H.S.T. to the East Lancs Railway.
(2) Mileages shown are from the tour brochure. The return leg ran direct from Castleton North Jn to Castleton South Jn, and 66 chains should therefore be deducted. 
(3) Motive power used on the East Lancs Railway included at least: D9016 'Gordon Highlander' and Standard 2-6-4T 80080.
(4) Route confirmation required - above is from booked timings.

Source : Mark Herriott & Doug Lindsay (both on the tour throughout)

Timings (Booked only)
(from Mark Herriott & Doug Lindsay)

M.C Location Booked (out)   Booked (rtn)
0.00 London St Pancras 08.03d   22.08a
0.59 Dock Jn South 08/04   22/07
0.76 Dock Jn North 08/05   22/06
1.42 Kentish Town 08/06   22/05
2.13 Carlton Road Jn 08/07   22/04
4.00 West Hampstead Thameslink 08/08   22/01
6.79 Hendon 08/11   21/59
19.71 St Albans City 08/19   21/51
24.51 Harpenden Jn 08/22   21/49
29.19 Luton Airport Parkway 08.26a ~ 08.28d   21.42a ~ 21.44d
30.19 Luton 08/30   21/40
40.24 Flitwick 08/36   21/34
49.16 Bedford South Jn 08/42   21/28
49.65 Bedford 08/44   21/25
49.78 Bedford North Jn 08/45   21/24
56.45 Sharnbrook Jn 09/04   21/18
65.11 Wellingborough 09/12   21/13
72.01 Kettering 09.18a ~ 09.20d   21.05a ~ 21.07d
82.74 Market Harborough 09/29   20/55
95.71 Wigston North Jn 09/40   20/46
99.07 Leicester 09.44a ~ 09.47d   20.40a ~ 20.42d
103.78 Syston South Jn 09/51   20/35
107.00 Sileby Jn 09/53   20/32
111.46 Loughborough 09/55   20/29
119.16 Trent South Jn 10/01   20/16
121.26 Toton Jn 10/04   20/12
121.64 Toton Centre 10/05   20/11
125.09 Trowel Jn 10/08   20/08
129.69 Langley Mill 10/12   20/03
136.07 Alfreton 10/17   19/58
142.31 Clay Cross North Jn 10/22   19/53
146.20 Chesterfield 10c28a ~ 10c41d   19c49a ~ 19c50d
146.59 Tapton Jn 10/42   19/48
153.73 Dore South Jn 10/50   19/41
154.16 Dore West Jn 10/52   19/39
155.20 Totley Tunnel East 10/56   19/37
158.70 Grindleford 11/01   19/30
162.33 Bamford 11/04   19/27
165.20 Earles Sidings 11/07   19/24
169.23 Edale 11/11   19/20
173.52 Chinley East Jn 11/15   19/16
174.00 Chinley North Jn 11/16   19/15
177.53 New Mills South Jn 11/19   19/10
183.02 Hazel Grove HL Jn 11/37   19/05
185.64 Edgeley Jn No.1 11/42   19/00
186.29 Stockport 11c45a ~ 11c48d   18c56a ~ 18c58d
187.04 Heaton Norris Jn 11/50   18/54
190.43 Denton Station Jn 11/55   18/48
191.14 Denton Jn 11/56   18/46
194.35 Ashton Moss North Jn 12/02   18/41
197.37 Baguley Fold Jn 12/06   18/38
198.20 Philips Park West Jn 12/09   18/37
198.50 Brewery Jn 12/11   18/34
199.12 Thorpes Bridge Jn 12/14   18/32
201.55 Vitriol Works 12/17   18/29
205.12 Castleton South Jn 12/23   18/23
205.45 Castleton [DGL] 12*25 ~ 12*34   -
205.60 Castleton 12.38a ~ 12.42d   -
206.27 Castleton North Jn 12/48   18/18
207.02 Hopwood GF 12t51 ~ 12t55   17t55 ~ 18t12
207.16 Heywood 13/00   17/46
211.31 Bury Bolton Street 13.18a ~ 13.40d   14.53a ~ 17.30d
215.29 Ramsbottom 13/53   14/39
219.30 Rawtenstall 14.07a   14.25d


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