12th April 2014

52A Tours
The Deltic Aberdonian

Loco Used 55002 'King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry'
Stock Used 4832+1859+4831+4856+35185+1730+3150+3115+13229+13230+4836

Route :
1Z59 : York to Aberdeen
1Z60 : Aberdeen to York

Loco Route
55002 York - (via ECML) - Edinburgh Waverley - Haymarket - Inverkeithing - Dunfermline Town - Cowdenbeath - Glenrothes with Thornton - Thornton North Jn - Markinch - Leuchars - Dundee - Montrose - Stonehaven - Aberdeen
55002 Aberdeen - Stonehaven - Montrose - Dundee - Leuchars - Markinch -Thornton North Jn - Thornton South Jn - Kirkcaldy - Burntisland - Inverkeithing - (reverse of outward route) - York

Notes :
(1) This was reported as the first time that 55002 had worked a mainline passenger train since 30/12/81.


55002 on the fuelling point in Aberdeen (photo: Stuart Page; support crew)

Source : Andy Mustoe & Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
York 06.24d [P10] 06.25   21.37a [P11] 21.35
Skelton Jn 06/26 [DF] 06/27   21/34 21/32
Tollerton Jn 06/33 [DF] 06/35   21/28 [UF] 21/26
Thirsk 06/47 [DF] 06/43   21/19 [UF] 21/19
Northallerton 06/53 06/49   21/14 [UF] 21/15
Darlington 07.06a ~ 07.08d [P4] 06.59 ~ 07.08   21.00a ~ 21.03d [P1] 20.59 ~ 21.02
Ferryhill South Jn 07/20 07/22   20/49 20/49
Tursdale Jn 07/21 07/24   20/47 20/47
Durham 07/26 [P2] 07/29   20/41 [P1] 20/41
Durham Sig.TY357 07.28 ~ 07.35 ?   - -
Birtley Jn 07/44 07/46   20/33 20/34
Low Fell Jn 07/45 ?   20/31 ?
King Edward Bridge South Jn 07/47 07/50   20/29 20/29
Newcastle 07.51a ~ 07.53d [P2] 07.54 ~ 07.58 [P2]   20.24a ~ 20.27d [P3] 20.24 ~ 20.27 [P3]
Heaton South Jn 07/57 08/01   20/21 20/12
Morpeth 08/11 [P2] 08/14   20/07 [P1] 20/00
Alnmouth 08/26 [P2] 08/28   19/54 [P1] 19/47
Belford L.C. 08/39 08/39   19/41 19/35
Berwick-upon-Tweed 08/53 [P2] 08/50   19/29 [P1] 19/25
Marshall Meadows 08/56 08/53   19/27 19/22
Reston 09/02 ?   19/20 ?
Grantshouse 09/08 09/03   19/15 19/12
Oxwellmains 09/15 ?   19/05 ?
Dunbar 09/17 09/13   19/03 19/03
Drem 09/25 09/22   18/55 18/56
Prestonpans 09/31 ?   18/49 ?
Monktonhall Jn 09/35 09/31   18/46 18/48
Portobello Jn 09/37 09/35   18/44 18/46
Craigentinny Jn 09/39 ?   18/42 ?
Abbeyhill Jn 09/40 ?   18/41 ?
Edinburgh Waverley 09.42a ~ 09.48d [P19] 09.42 ~ 09.49   18.38a ~ 18.40d [P2] 18.38 ~ 18.42
Princes St. Gardens 09/49 09/51   18/36 ?
Haymarket 09/51 [P2] 09/53 [P2]   18/30 [P1] 18/29
Haymarket West Jn 09/52 09/54   18/28 18/27
Dalmeny Jn 09/59 09/59   18/21 18/22
Inverkeithing 10/08 [P2] 10/07   18/14 [P1] 18/16
Dunfermline Town 10/15 [P2] 10/14   - -
Cowdenbeath 10/26 [P2] 10/21   - -
Glenrothes with Thornton 10/44 [P2] 10/36?   - -
Burntisland - -   18/05 18/08
Kirkcaldy - -   17/59 18/01
Thornton South Jn - -   17/54 17/53
Thornton [UPL] - -   17.42 ~ 17.53 17.39 ~ 17.51
Thornton North Jn 10/45 ?   17/40 ?
Markinch 10/50 10/49   17/36 17/35
Ladybank 11/01 [P2] 10/56   17/28 [P1] 17/26
Cupar 11/08 ?   17/23 ?
Leuchars 11/16 [P2] 11/14   17/17 [P1] 17/15
Tay Bridge South 11/22 11/19   17/11 ?
Dundee Central Jn 11/27 ?   17/05 ?
Dundee 11.29a ~ 11.32d [P4] 11.27 ~ 11.32   16.58a ~ 17.03d [P1] 16.54 ~ 17.00
Camperdown Jn 11/35 ?   16/55 ?
Carnoustie 11/46 11/42   16/46 16/43
Arbroath 11/51 [P2] 11/48   16/39 [P1] 16/37
Inverkeilor 11/59 ?   16/33 ?
Usan Jn 12/05 12/00   16/28 16/26
Montrose 12/08 [P2] 12/03   16/25 [P1] 16/22
Craigo 12/13 ?   16/21 ?
Laurencekirk 12/19 12/12   16/17 16/14
Carmont 12/25 12/18   16/09 16/07
Stonehaven 12/30 12/24   16/04 16/01
Newtonhill 12/36 ?   15/57 ?
Craiginches South 12/45 ?   15/47 ?
Ferryhill Jn 12/48 ?   15/45 ?
Aberdeen 12.50a [P7] 12.42   15.44d [P5] 15.44


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