25th May 2014

UK Railtours
Anglian Backwaters

Loco Used 66079 'James Knightall G.C.'
Stock Used 11 coaches ('Royal Scot' Blood & Custard set)

Route : 
1Z56 : Finsbury Park to Lowestoft
1Z57 : Lowestoft to Finsbury Park

Loco Route
66079 Finsbury Park - (via ECML) - Hitchin - Royston - Cambridge - Coldham Lane Jn - Ely - Thetford - Wymondham - Trowse Jn - Wensum Jn - Whitlingham Jn - Brundall - Reedham - Somerleyton - Oulton Broad North Jn - Lowestoft
66079 Lowestoft - Oulton Broad North Jn - Oulton Broad South - Beccles - Saxmundham - Westerfield - Ipswich Boss Hall Jn - Ipswich Europa Jn - Stowmarket - Haughley Jn - Bury St. Edmunds - Chippenham Jn - Newmarket - Coldham Lane Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Stevenage - (?reverse of outward route?) - Finsbury Park

Notes :
(1) Route confirmation required on return leg after Stevenage; via ECML or Hertford North? This was reported as the first tour to traverse the new 'Bacon Factory' curve from Boss Hall Jn to Europa Jn at Ipswich.

Source : Gareth Kelly

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Finsbury Park 09.29d 09.29   20.42a 20.56
Harringay ? ?   20/40 ?
Hornsey ? ?   20/38 ?
Alexandra Palace 09/34 09/33   20/37 20/52
New Southgate ? ?   20/36 ?
Oakleigh Park ? ?   20/34 ?
New Barnet ? ?   20/33 ?
Hadley Wood ? ?   20/32 ?
Potters Bar 09.43a ~ 09.46d 09.41 ~ 09.46   20.27a ~ 20.30d ?
Brookmans Park ? ?   20/25 ?
Welham Green ? ?   20/24 ?
Hatfield ? ?   20/22 ?
Welwyn Garden City 09/56 09/54   20/19 ?
Digswell Jn 09/57 ?   20/17 ?
Welwyn North ? ?   20/16 ?
Woolmer Green Jn 09/59 09/57   20/15 ?
Knebworth ? ?   20/14 ?
Langley Jn ? ?   20/12 ?
Stevenage 10.03a ~ 10.06d 10.01 ~ 10.06   20.08a ~ 20.11d 20.17 ~ 20.21
Hitchin 10/11 10/10   20/03 20/06
Letchworth Garden City 10/16 10/15   20/00 20/01
Baldock ? ?   19/58 19/59
Ashwell & Morden ? ?   19/53 19/56
Royston 10/26 10/24   19/49 19/52
Meldreth ? ?   19/46 19/48
Shepreth ? ?   19/45 19/46
Foxton ? ?   19/43 19/46
Shepreth Branch Jn 10/39 10/38   19/39 19/40
Cambridge 10.44a ~ 11.03d 10.46 ~ 11.04   19.11a ~ 19.35d 19.15 ~ 19.35
Coldham Lane Jn 11/05 11/07   19/09 19/10

 

Location Booked Actual
Ely Dock Jn 11/17 ?
Ely 11/18 11/19
Ely North Jn 11/21 11/22
Brandon 11/39 ?
Thetford 11/46 11/47
Attleborough 12/01 12/00
Wymondham 12/10 12/05
Trowse Jn 12.19 ~ 12.21 ??.?? ~ 12.19
Trowse Swing Bridge 12/23 ?
Wensum Jn 12/25 ?
Whitlingham Jn 12/29 12/31
Brundall 12/34 12/37
Cantley 12/40 ?
Reedham 12/42 12/45
Oulton Broad North Jn 12/57 ?
Lowestoft 13.04a ~ 16.25d 13.09 ~ 16.25
Oulton Broad North Jn 16/28 ?
Oulton Broad South 16/29 ?
Beccles 16/39 16/42
Brampton 16/46 ?
Halesworth 16/53 16/58
Darsham 17/00 ?
Saxmundham Jn 17/13 ?
Saxmundham 17/14 17/15
Wickham Market 17/22 ?
Melton 17/27 ?
Woodbridge 17/31 17/36
Bealings 17/39 ?
Westerfield 17/49 ?
Ipswich Boss Hall Jn 18/00 ?
Ipswich Europa Jn 18/02 ?
Stowmarket 18/14 18/14
Haughley Jn 18/16 18/19
Elmswell 18/21 ?
Thurston 18/26 ?
Bury St. Edmunds 18/31 18/36
Kennett Redland GF 18/41 ?
Kennett 18/42 ?
Chippenham Jn 18/45 18/48
Newmarket 18/50 ?
Dullingham 18/55 18/57
Six Mile Bottom 18/59 ?
Fulbourne 19/03 ?

Timings continue in first table.

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