7th February 2014

UK Railtours
Mallard 75 - Nearly the End! - 125 Special

HST Used 43046 & 43050
Stock Used 44046+42133+42331+42131+42132+40746+41041+41156

Route :
1Z41 : London St Pancras to Barrow Hill
1Z42 : Barrow Hill to London St Pancras

HST Route
43046 + 43050 London St Pancras - (via MML) - Trent South Jn - Spondon - Derby - Ambergate Jn - Chesterfield - Tapton Jn - Barrow Hill South Jn - Springwell Branch [Reversal Point]
43050 + 43046 Springwell Branch [Reversal Point] - Barrow Hill Roundhouse Platform
43046 + 43050 Barrow Hill Roundhouse Platform - Springwell Branch [Reversal Point]
43050 + 43046 Springwell Branch [Reversal Point] - Barrow Hill South Jn
43046 + 43050 Barrow Hill South Jn - Barrow Hill North Jn
43050 + 43046 Barrow Hill North Jn - (reverse of outward route) - London St Pancras

Notes : 
(1) This tour ran to Barrow Hill Roundhouse for the 'East Coast Giants' event, which also included visiting A4 class locos:  60008 'Dwight D. Eisenhower', 4464 'Bittern' & 4489 'Dominion of Canada'. 
(2) Confirmation required of the reversal points in the Barrow Hill area.


4464 'Bittern', 60532 'Blue Peter', 4489 'Dominion of Canada' and 60008
'Dwight D. Eisenhower' on display at Barrow Hill (photo: Mark Herriott)

Source : Mark Herriott (on the tour throughout) 

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Mark Herriott & Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London St Pancras 09.41d 09.41   17.50a 17.48
Dock Jn South 09/42 09/43   17/48 17/46
Dock Jn North 09/43 09/44   17/47 17/46
Kentish Town 09/46 09/44   17/46 17/45
Carlton Road Jn 09/46 09/45   17/45 17/44
West Hampstead Thameslink 09/48 09/47   17/43 17/43
Hendon 09/53 09/49   17/41 17/41
Radlett Jn 09/58 09/54   17/36 17/37
St Albans City 10/02 10/01   17/33 17/34
Harpenden Jn 10/05 10/05   17/30 17/31
Luton Airport Parkway 10.08a ~ 10.10d 10.09 ~ 10.12   17.24a ~ 17.26d 17.24 ~ 17.27
Luton 10/12 10/14   17/23 17/22
Leagrave Jn 10/14 10/16   17/21 17/20
Flitwick 10/17 10/20   17/17 17/16
Bedford South Jn 10/21 10/26   17/13 17/10
Bedford 10.23a ~ 10.24 10.27 ~ 10.30   17.09a ~ 17.11d 17.01 ~ 17.08
Bedford North Jn 10/26 10/30   17/08 16.55 ~ 16.58
Sharnbrook Jn 10/29 10/38   17/03 16/50
Wellingborough 10/39 10/49   16/57 16/45
Kettering 10/47 10/58   16/51 16/41
Market Harborough 10/54 11/08   16/40 16/34
Wigston North Jn 11/02 11/18   16/31 16/25
Leicester 11.06a ~ 11.08d 11.22 ~ 11.23   16.27a ~ 16.27d 16.19 ~ 16.20
Syston South Jn 11/12 11/28   16/18 16/09
Sileby Jn 11/14 ?   16/14 16/07
Loughborough 11/16 11/35   16/10 16/05
Ratcliffe Jn 11/22 ?   16/03 ?
Trent South Jn 11/23 11/40   16/02 16/00
Sheet Stores Jn 11/24 11/40   15/59 16/00
Spondon 11/30 11/47   15/54 15/56
Derby 11.36a ~ 11.38d 11.53 ~ 11.55   15.48a ~ 15.50d 15.44 ~ 15.51
Ambergate Jn 11/46 12/04   15/37 15/36
Clay Cross North Jn 11/54 12/11   15/31 15/29
Chesterfield South Jn 11/56 ?   15/29 15.15 ~ 15.25
Chesterfield 11/58 12/14   15/28 15/14
Tapton Jn 12/00 ?   15/27 15/13
Barrow Hill South Jn 12/03 12/19   15/24 ?
Barrow Hill North Jn - -   15.15 ~ 15.22 15.08 ~ 15.09
Barrow Hill South Jn - -   15.04 ~ 15.11 15.02 ~ 15.03
Springwell Branch 12.25 ~ 12.27 ?   ? ?
Barrow Hill Roundhouse Platform 12.35a ?   14.50d 14.50


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