25th October 2014

Railway Touring Company
The Jubilee Requiem

Locos Used 86259 'Les Ross' & steam: 60009 'Union of South Africa'
Stock Used (3) (35486)+99304+4973+4984+1860+99348+99127+99125+99122+99712+99121+99371

Route : 
1Z82 : London Kings Cross to Newcastle
1Z84 : Newcastle to London Kings Cross

Loco Route
60009 London Kings Cross - (via ECML) - Newcastle
60009 Newcastle - (via ECML) - York
86259 York - (via ECML) - London Kings Cross

Notes : 
(1) This tour celebrated the 50th anniversary of 'The Jubilee Requiem' railtour, which ran on 24/10/64, and the demise of A4 class 'Pacifics' on the route in normal service.
(2) 86259 'Les Ross' replaced advertised 55002 'The King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry'. 
(3) 35486 was only in the consist when 60009 was on the train. 


86259 waits to leave York on the return leg (photo: Nick Bartlett)

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Nick Bartlett & Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Kings Cross 07.08d [P1] [FL1] 07.17   22.08a [P1] 22.02
Belle Isle 07/10 [DF] 07/19   22/05 [FL2] 22/00
Holloway South Jn 07/12 ?   22/03 ?
Finsbury Park 07/15 [P5] 07/24   22/01 [P4] 21/57
Alexandra Palace 07/19 [DF] 07/28 [DF]   21/58 [UF] 21/55
Potters Bar 07.32a ~ 07.35d [P4] [DS] 07.39 ~ 07.42   21.46a ~ 21.52d [P1] [UF] 21.46 ~ 21.48
Welwyn Garden City 07/47 [P3] 07/52   21/39 [P2] 21/41
Digswell Jn 07/48 07/53   21/38 [US] ?
Woolmer Green Jn 07/51 [DS] 07/56   21/36 21/38
Stevenage 07.58a ~ 08.01d [P4] 08.01 ~ 08.04   21.30a ~ 21.32d [P2] 21.32 ~ 21.34
Hitchin 08/09 [P2] [DS] 08/10   21/27 [UF] 21/28
Sandy 08/22 [P2] [DS] 08/21   21/16 [UF] 21/20
Huntingdon 08/37 [P3] [DS] 08/35   21/07 [UF] 21/11
Connington South Jn 08/48 ?   21/02 21/05
Holme Jn 08w51 ~ 09w12 [DS] ? ~ 09.11   - -
Fletton Jn 09/23 ?   20/55 [UF] 20/58
Peterborough 09.26a ~ 09.31d [P4] [DS] 09.24 ~ 09.31 [P4]   20.41a ~ 20.44d [P1] [US] 20.44 ~ 20.47
Helpston Jn 09/40 09/41   20/35 20/39
Tallington Jn 09/45 09/46   20/32 20/37
Stoke Jn 09/59 10/06   20/23 [UF] 20/27
Grantham 10/05 [P2] 10/12   20/18 [P1] 20/23
Claypole Loop 10/12 10/19   20/10 20/13
Newark North Gate 10/16 [P1] 10/24   20/05 [P2] 20/11
Newark Flat Crossing 10/17 10/25   20/05 20/10
Retford 10/37 [P2] 10/47   19/54 19/58
Babworth Loop 10w39 ~ 11w22 [DS] ?   - -
Loversall Carr Jn 11/36 11/42   19/46 19/48
Black Carr Jn - -   19/38 19/40
Potteric Carr Jn - -   19/37 ?
Doncaster 11C41 ~ 11C45 [P4] 11.52 ~ 11.52   19/32 [P1] [ESL] 19/33
Shaftholme Jn 11/52 11/57   19/28 19/27
Temple Hirst Jn 12/00 12/07   19/22 19/21
Hambleton North Jn 12/06 12/12   19/17 19/18
Colton Jn 12/14 12/20   19/12 19/13
York 12w26a ~ 12w40d [P10] 12w26 ~ 12w43 [P11]   18L12a ~ 19L07d [P11] 18L22 ~ 19L07 [P11]
Skelton Jn 12/43 [DS] 12/48   18/08 17/59
Skelton Bridge Jn 12/45 ?   18/05 [US] ?
Tollerton Jn 12/54 [DS] 13/01   17/55 [US] 17/47
Thirsk 13/05 [DS] 13/14   17/42 [US] 17/34
Longlands Jn 13/14 ?   17/35 ?
Northallerton 13/15 13/21   17/34 [US] 17/27
Darlington 13/29 [DM] 13/36   17/20 [UM] 17/15
Ferryhill South Jn 13/40 13/49   16*43 ~ 17*05 [US] ? ~ 17.00
Tursdale Jn 13/43 13/52   16/36 [US] 16/35
Durham 13/52 [P2] 14/00   16/28 [P1] 16/28
Birtley Jn 14/04 14/09   16/17 16/17
King Edward Bridge South Jn 14/09 14/14   16/11 16/12
Newcastle 14.12a [P2] 14.16 [P2]   16.06d [P3] [SL] 16.09 [P2]


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