29th March 2014

Steam Dreams
The Cathedrals Express

Loco Used steam: 60007 'Sir Nigel Gresley'
Stock Used 21096+99122+99350+5236+1666+5249+5237+13440+9104+5171+5222+5216

Route : 
1Z26 : London Kings Cross to York
1Z28 : York to Finsbury Park

Loco Route
60007 London Kings Cross - (via ECML) - York
60007 York - (via ECML) - Finsbury Park

Notes : 
(1) The return leg of this tour was originally advertised to arrive London Kings Cross at 22.00.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked (out) Actual   Booked (rtn) Actual
London Kings Cross 07.08d [P1] 07.07 [P1]   - -
Belle Isle 07/10 [FL1] 07/09   - -
Holloway South Jn 07/12 [DF] ?   - -
Finsbury Park 07/15 [P5] 07/14   21.11a [P3] 21.17
Alexandra Palace 07/19 [DF] 07/17   21/06 [P2] [SL1] 21/13
Potters Bar 07.32a ~ 07.35d [P4] [DS] 07.27 ~ 07.35   20.52a ~ 20.56d [P1] 20.46 ~ 20.49
Welwyn Garden City 07/47 [P3] 07/45   20/47 [P2] 20/37
Digswell Jn 07/48 ?   20/45 [US] ?
Woolmer Green Jn 07/51 [DS] 07/50   20/42 20/32
Stevenage 07.58a ~ 08.01d [P4] 07.55 ~ 08.00   20.28a ~ 20.31d [P1] 20.20 ~ 20.26
Hitchin 08/09 [P2] [DS] 08/06   20/21 [P1] [US] 20/14
Sandy 08/22 [P2] [DS] 08/18   20/03 [P1] [US] 19/58
Huntingdon 08/37 [P3] [DS] 08/34 [P3]   19/42 [P2] [US] 19/43
Connington Loop - -   19w17 ~ 19w31 [US] ? ~ ?
Connington South Jn 08/48 ?   19/15 ?
Holme Jn 08w51 ~ 09w12 ? ~ 09.10   19/13 ?
Fletton Jn 09/23 ?   19.00 ~ 19.05 ?
Peterborough 09.26a ~ 09.31d [P4] [DS] 09.22 ~ 09.31   18.49a ~ 18.54d [P1] 18.35 ~ 18.39
Helpston Jn 09/40 09/40 [DS]   18/35 18/26
Tallington Jn 09/45 09/45   18/27 18/23 [US]
Stoke Jn 09/59 10/01   18/13 [US] 18/07
Grantham 10/05 [P2] 10/07   18/07 [P1] 18/03 [P1]
Claypole Loop 10/12 10/14   17/57 17/54
Newark North Gate 10/16 [P1] 10/18 [P1]   17/51 [P2] 17/50
Newark Flat Crossing 10/17 10/20   17/49 17/49
Carlton Loop - -   17.31 ~ 17.41 [UPL] 17.35 ~ ?
Retford 10.34a ~ 10.36d [P2] 10/39   16w58 ~ 17w18 [P1] 16w55 ~ 17w19 [P1]
Babworth Loop 10w39 ~ 11w22 [DS] ? ~ ? [DS]   - -
Ranskill Loop - -   16.41 ~ 16.51 [UPL] 16.41 ~ 16.48
Loversall Carr Jn 11/36 11/36   16/31 16/29
Doncaster 11.41 ~ 11.45 [P4] 11/47 [DF]   16.14 ~ 16.16 [P1] 16/18 [P1]
Shaftholme Jn 11/52 11/54   16/06 16/12
Temple Hirst Jn 12/00 12/02   15/58 16/02
Hambleton North Jn 12/06 12/07   15/53 15/57
Colton Jn 12/14 12/14   15/44 15/50
York 12.26a [P10] 12.22 [P10]   15.36d [P10] 15.38 [P10]


Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z25 : (33207 + 60007?) : Southall to Ferme Park
5Z25 : (60007 with 33207 on rear?) : Ferme Park to Hornsey
5Z25 : (33207 with 60007 on rear) : Hornsey to Kings Cross
5Z29 : (60007) : Finsbury Park to Southall

Location Booked (out)   Booked (rtn)
Southall Depot 04.11d   22.35a
Southall Yard 04.21 ~ 04.41   22.07 ~ 22.25
West Ealing 04/46   22/02
Acton West 04/50   22/00
Acton Main Line 04/53   21/58
Acton Wells Jn 04/56   21/55
Willesden Junction HL 04/58   21/50
Kensal Green Jn 05/00   21/46
Gospel Oak 05/07   21/33
Camden Road Jn 05/10   21/29
Camden Road Central Jn 05/12   21/27
York Way North Jn 05/14   21/21
Copenhagen Jn 05/15   21/19
Holloway South Jn 05/17   ?
Finsbury Park 05/21   21.13d
Ferme Park 05.30 ~ 06.07   -
Hornsey Sig. K440 06.10 ~ 06.20   -
Harringay 06/24   -
Finsbury Park 06/26   -
Holloway South Jn 06/29   -
Belle Isle 06/32   -
London Kings Cross 06.35a [P1]   -

5Z26 : (37518) : York to Holgate Sidings
5Z27 : (60007) : Holgate Sidings to York

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn) 
York 13.17d [P10] 15.26a [P10]
Holgate Sidings 13.21a 15.23d

5Z09 : (60007 with 21096) : York - York Thrall - York N.R.M. - Holgate Sidings
(Loco turning trip) 

Location Booked
York 13.02d
York Yard North Jn 13.16 ~ 13.19
York Thrall Turntable 13.22 ~ 13.37
York Yard North Jn 13.42 ~ 13.45
Holgate Sidings 13.52 ~ 14.00
York 14.03 ~ 14.04
York N.R.M. 14.15 ~ 14.50
York 15.02 ~ 15.03
Holgate Sidings 15.06a


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