28th May 2014

Compass Tours
The Canterbury Tales Explorer

Locos Used 37402 'Stephen Middlemore 23.12.54 - 8.6.13' & 37405
Stock Used load 9

Route :
1Z81 : Crewe to Canterbury West
1Z82 : Canterbury West to Crewe

Locos Route
37402 + 37405 Crewe - Sandbach - Wilmslow - Cheadle Hulme - Stockport - Heaton Norris Jn - Denton Jn - Guide Bridge - Hyde Jn - Romiley - New Mills Central - Chinley - Edale - Dore West Jn - Dore South Jn - Chesterfield - Clay Cross South Jn - Pye Bridge Jn - Trowell Jn - Toton Centre - Toton Jn - Meadow Lane Jn - Trent South Jn - (via MML) - Bedford - Bedford St Johns - Millbrook - Fenny Stratford - Bletchley - (via WCML) - Wmbley Central - Sudbury Jn - Willesden No.7 - Willesden WL Jn - Mitre Bridge Jn - North Pole Jn - Kensington Olympia - Latchmere Jn - Longhedge jn - Factory Jn - Denmark Hill - Peckham Rye - Nunhead - Catford - Shortlands - Bromley South - Bickley Jn - St Mary Cray Jn - Sanley - Otford - West Malling - Maidstone East - Ashford International - Canterbury West
37405 + 37402 Canterbury West - Ashford International - Headcorn - Paddock Wood - Tonbridge - Sevenoaks - Orpington - Hither Green - Parks Bridge Jn - Lewisham - Nunhead - (reverse of outward route) - Stockport - Northenden Jn - Skelton Jn - Altrincham - Knutsford - Northwich - Middlewich - Sandbach - Crewe

Source : Gareth Kelly

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Gareth Kelly / Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Crewe 05.22d 05.23   02.02a 02.06
Crewe North Jn 05/23 ?   02/01 ?
Crewe Sydney Bridge 05/25 05/25   01/59 02/02
Sandbach 05/29 05/29   01/54 01/58
Holmes Chapel 05/32 05/32  
Goostrey 05/34 05/33  
Chelford Loop 05/37 ?  
Chelford 08/37 05/36  
Alderley Edge 08/40 05/39  
Wilmslow 05/41 05/40  
Handforth 05/42 05/41  
Cheadle Hulme 05/44 05/43  
Adswood Road Jn 05/45 08/43  
Edgeley No.1 05/47 05/44  
Middlewich   01/39 01/49
Northwich South Jn   01/24 ?
Northwich   01/22 ?
Northwich East Jn   01/19 ?
Lostock Gralam   01/16 ?
Plumley West SB   01/13 01/31
Plumley   01/11 ?
Knutsford   01/08 ?
Mobberley   01/04 01/23
Ashley   01/02 ?
Hale   00/59 ?
Altrincham   00/57 01/17
Navigation Road   00/56 ?
Deansgate Jn   00/54 ?
Skelton Jn   00/53 ?
Northenden Jn   00/48 01/09
Sharston Jn   00/47 01/08
Cheadle Village Jn   00/45 01/05
Edgeley No.2 05/47 ?   00/42 01/04
Stockport 05/48 05/45   00/41 01/03
Heaton Norris Jn 05/50 05/47   00/39 01/02
Ash Bridge Jn 05/52 05/48   00/36 01/00
Denton Station Jn 05/56 ?   00/33 ?
Denton Jn 05/57 05/53   00/29 00/54
Guide Bridge Station Jn 06/00 ?   00/27 ?
Guide Bridge 06/00 05/58   00/27 00/52
Guide Bridge East Jn 06/01 ?   00/25 ?
Hyde Jn 06/03 06/03   00/23 00/49
Hyde North 06/03 ?   00/22 00/49
Hyde Central 06/06 06/05   00/19 ?
Woodley 06/10 06/07   00/15 00/44
Romiley 06/16 06/09   00/12 00/42
Marple Wharf Jn 06/18 06/10   00/10 00/40
Marple 06.20 ~ 06.30 06/11   00.08 ~ 00.09 00/37
Strines 06/34 ?   00/05 00/34
New Mils Central 06.37a ~ 06.40d 06.36 ~ 06.39   00.01a ~ 00.03d 00.30 ~ 00.33
New Mills South Jn 06/43 06/42   23/58 ?
Chinley 06.47a ~ 06.50d ?   23.50a ~ 23.52d ?
Chinley North Jn 06/53 06/51   23/48 00/19
Chinley East Jn 06/54 ?   23/47 ?
Edale 07/00 06/58   23/42 00/15
Earles Sidings SB 07/05 07/00   23/37 ?
Hope 07/06 ?   23/36 ?
Bamford 07/09 ?   23/34 ?
Hathersage 07/11 ?   23/32 ?
Grindleford 07.14a ~ 07.16d 07.7 ~ 07.15   23.27a ~ 23.39d 00.02 ~ 00.05
Totley Tunnel East 07/23 07/21   23/21 23/54
Dore West Jn 07/27 07/25   23/20 23/54
Dore South Jn 07/29 07/27   23/17 23/53
Dronfield 07/31 07/31   23/14 23/50
Tapton Jn 07/36 07/36   23/09 23/44
Chesterfield 07.38a ~ 07.40d 07.37 ~ 07.40   23.05a ~ 23.07d 23.39 ~ 23.43
Chesterfield South Jn 07/41 07/42   23/03 23/37
Hasland 07/42 07/43   23/02 23/36
Clay Cross North Jn 07/43 07/44   23/01 23/34
Clay Cross South Jn 07/44 07/44   23/00 23/34
Blackwell South Jn 07/50 07/51   22/53 23/27
Alfreton 07.52a ~ 07.54d 07.52 ~ 07.54   22.50a ~ 22.52d 23.23 ~ 23.26
Pye Bridge Jn 07/57 07/56   22/47 23/18
Ironville Jn 07/58 07/57   22/46 23/19
Langley Mill 08.03a ~ 08.05d 08.02 ~ 08.05   22.38a ~ 22.40d 23.12 ~ 23.15
Trowell Jn 08/11 08/09   22/32 23/04
Stanton Gate Sidings 08/13 08/10   22/30 23/03
Stapleford & Sandiacre 08/15 08/11   22/29 23/01
Toton Centre 08/16 08/13   22/28 22/59
Toton Jn 08/18 08/15   22/27 22/56
Meadow Lane Jn 08/20 08/16   22/24 22/54
Trent South Jn 08/23 08/18   22/21 22/51
Ratcliffe Jn 08/24 08/19   22/20 22/49
East Midlands Parkway 08.25a ~ 08.28d 08.20 ~ 08.28   22.17a ~ 22.19d 22.46 ~ 22.48
Kegworth 08/31 08/30   22/14 22/43
Loughborough North Jn 08/38 08/35   22/08 22/38
Loughborough 08.39a ~ 08.42d 08.36 ~ 08.42   22.05a ~ 22.07d 22.34 ~ 22.37
Loughborough South Jn 08/43 08/43   22/04 22/33
Barrow-upon-Soar 08/47 08/46   22/00 22/30
Mountsorrel Sidings 08/47 08/47   21/59 22/29
Sileby Jn 08/49 08/48   21/58 22/28
Sileby 08/50 08/48   21/57 22/28
Syston North Jn 08/57 08/57   21/54 22/25
Syston South Jn 08/58 ?   21/53 22/24
Syston 08/58 ?   21/53 22/24
Humberstone Road Jn 09/03 09/03   21/47 22/19
Leicester North Jn 09/07 09/04   21/45 22/12
Leicester 09.05a ~ 09.07d 09.05 ~ 09.08   21.42a ~ 21.44d 22.06 ~ 22.10
Leicester South Jn 09/09 09/10   21/41 22/03
Knighton Jn 09/10 09/11   21/40 22/00
Wigston North Jn 09/13 09/12   21/38 ?
Wigston South Jn 09/13 09/13   21/36 ?
Kilby Bridge Jn 09/15 09/15   21/27 21/44
Market Harborough 09/24 09/23   21/19 21/36
Kettering North Jn 09/33 09/31   21/18 21/34
Kettering 09/35 09/32   21/17 21/33
Kettering South Jn 09/36 09/33   21/13 21/30
Harrowden Jn 09/39 09/36   21/12 21/28
Wellingborough 09/41 09/40   21/04 21/20
Sharnbrook Jn 09/49 09/47   20/53 21/13
Bedford North Jn 09/55 09/56   20/52 21/11
Bedford 09/58 09/58   20/46 21/04
Bedford St Johns 10/01 10/01   ? ?
Kempston Hardwick 10/06 10/06   20/39 20/45
Stewartby 10/09 10/08   20/35 20/43
Millbrook 10/11 10/10   20/33 20/40
Lidlington 10/13 10/11   20/30 20/36
Ridgmont 10/16 10/14   20/27 20/33
Aplsey Guise 10/18 10/15   20/24 20/29
Woburn Sands 10/20 10/17   20/23 20/27
Bow Brickhill 10/24 10/19   20/19 20/21
Fenny Stratford 10/26 10/21   20/18 20/17
Bletchley Flyover Jn 10/26 ?   20/17 ?
Bletchley 10.30a ~ 10.32d 10.23 ~ 10.31   20.12a ~ 20.14d 20.12 ~ 20.13
Leighton Buzzard 10/39 10/38   20/04 20/03
Ledburn Jn 10/41 10/41   20/02 20/00
Cheddington 10/43 10/41   19/59 19/58
Tring North Jn 10/46 ?   19/53 ?
Tring 10/47 10/45   19/53 19/53
Berkhamsted 10/50 10/49   19/47 19/48
Bourne End Jn 10/53 10/51   19/44 19/45
Hemel Hempstead 10/54 10/53   19/42 19/43
Hemel Hempstead South Jn 10/54 ?   19/42 ?
Apsley 10/56 10/55   19/40 19/41
Kings Langley 10/58 10/57   19/37 19/37
Watford North Jn 11/02 ?   19/32 ?
Watford Junction 11/03 11/02   19/32 19/31
Watford South Jn 11/03 ?   19/31 ?
Bushey 11/04 ?   19/31 19/29
Harrow & Wealdstone 11/08 11/08   19/27 19/23
North Wembley Jn 11/11 ?   19/24 ?
Wembley Central 11.13 ~ 11.16 11/11   19.19 ~ 19.22 19.17 ~ 19.19
Willesden Sudbury Jn 11/19 11/14   19/16 19/15
Wembley Yard South Jn 11/21 ?   19/15 ?
Willesden No.7 11/23 ?   19/13 ?
Willesden WL Jn 11/25 11/19   19/10 19/07
Mitre Bridge Jn 11/27 11/21   19/09 19/06
North Pole Sig Vc818 11/28 11/22   19/08 ?
North Pole Jn 11/29 11/24   19/08 ?
North Pole Sig Vc813 11/29 ?   19/07 ?
Shepherds Bush 11/32 11/26   19/06 19/02
Kensington Olympia 11.34a ~ 11.37 11.32 ~ 11.36   19.01a ~ 19.04d 18.58 ~ 19.00
West Brompton 11/39 11/39   18/58 18/56
Imperial Wharf 11/41 11/40   18/57 18/54
Latchmere Jn 11/43 11/42   18/55 18/53
Longhedge Jn 11/52 ?   18/52 ?
Factory Jn 11/54 11/52   18/47 ?
Voltaire Road Jn 11/56 11/56   18/45 18/46
Clapham High Street 11/56 ?   18/45 ?
Shepherds Lane Jn 11/57 ?   18/44 ?
Denmark Hill 12/01 12/00   18/40 18/40
Crofton Road Jn 12/02 12/02   18/39 18/39
Peckham Rye 12/03 12/02   18/36 18/35
Nunhead 12/05 12/06   18/32 18/33
Nunhead Jn 12/05 ?  
Crofton Park 12/07 ?  
Catford 12/08 ?  
Bellingham 12/10 12/13  
Beckenham Hill 12/11 ?  
Ravensbourne 12/13 ?  
Shortlands Jn 12/14 12/15  
Shortlands 12/14 12/16  
Bromley South 12/15 12/17  
Bickley 12/16 ?  
Bickley Jn 12/17 12/19  
St Mary Cray Jn 12/18 12/20  
St Mary Cray 12/20 ?  
Swanley 12/23 12/25  
Eynesford 12/26 ?  
Shoreham 12/29 ?  
Otford 12/31 ?  
Otford Jn 12/32 12/36  
Kemsing 12/35 ?  
Borough Green & Wrotham 12/38 ?  
West Malling 12/44 ?  
East Malling 12/46 ?  
Barming 12/48 ?  
Maidstone East 12/51 12/52  
Bearsted 12/55 ?  
Hollingbourne 12/58 ?  
Harrietsham 13/02 ?  
Lenham 13/04 ?  
Charing 13/10 ?  
Hothfield 13/16 ?  
Ashford A Jn 13/23 ?  
Lewisham Vale Jn   18/18 ?
Lewisham   18/17 18/15
Ladywell Jn   18/14 ?
Parks Bridge Jn   18/13 18/14
Courthill Loop North Jn   18/12 ?
Hither Green   18/10 18/07
Lee Spur Jn   18/09 ?
Grove Park   18/07 18/04
Elmstead Woods   18/05 ?
Chislehurst   18/04 18/01
Petts Wood Jn   18/03 18/00
Petts Wood   18/02 ?
Orpington   18/01 17/59
Chelsfield   17/59 17/58
Knockholt   17/58 ?
Dunton Green   17/54 ?
Sevenoaks   17/53 17/52
Hildenborough   17/46 ?
Tonbridge   17/43 17/43
Paddock Wood   17/36 17/35
Marden   17/31 ?
Staplehurst   17/28 ?
headcorn   17/24 17/23
Pluckley   17/19 ?
Ashford Maidstone Loop   17/14  
Ashford International 13.25 ~ 13.26 13.14 ~ 13.25   17/14 17/14
Wye 13/35 ?   17/07 ?
Chilham 13/40 ?   17/02 ?
Chartham 13/42 ?   17/00 ?
Canterbury West 13.46a 13.44   16.56d 16.57


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