13th December 2014

Railway Touring Company
The Christmas White Rose

Locos Used 47746 & steam: 4464 'Bittern'
Stock Used 35317+99304+4973+4984+1860+99348+99127+99125+3136+99712+99121+99122

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

Loco(s) Route
4464 (1) London Kings Cross - (via ECML) - York
4464 (1) York - (via ECML) - London Kings Cross

Notes : 
(1) 47746 on rear.
(2) 4464 'Bittern' replaced advertised 60009 'Union of South Africa'.
(3) There were two tours on this date using steam traction and named 'The Christmas White Rose'.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Kings Cross 07.08d [P1] 07.08   21.22a [P2] 21.18
Belle Isle 07/10 [FL1] 07/10   21/19 [FL2] 21/13
Holloway South Jn 07/12 ?   21/17 [UF] 21/11
Finsbury Park 07/15 [P5] 07/14 [P5]   21/12 [P3] [US] 21/07
Alexandra Palace 07/19 [DF] 07/17   21/06 [P2] [SL1] 21/01
Potters Bar 07/31 [P4] [DS] 07/30   20/52 [P1] 20/47
Welwyn Garden City 07/41 [P3] 07/39   20/41 [P2] 20/36
Digswell Jn 07*43 ~ 07*48 ? ~ 07.47   20/36 [US] 20/34
Woolmer Green Jn 07/53 [DS] 07/52   20/34 20/32
Stevenage 08.00a ~ 08.03d [P4] 07.57 ~ 08.03   20.25a ~ 20.27d [P1] 20.20 ~ 20.26
Hitchin 08/11 [P2] [DS] 08/09   20/18 [P1] [US] 20/14
Sandy 08/24 [P2] [DS] 08/20   20/00 [P1] [US] 20/02
Huntingdon 08.38a ~ 08.41d [P3] 08.35 ~ ?   19.41a ~ 19.44d [P2] [US] 19.42 ~ 19.45
Connington Loop - -   19w17 ~ 19w31 [US] ?
Connington South Jn 08/50 ?   19/15 19/10
Holme Jn 08w52 ~ 09w12 ? ~ 09.12   19/13 ?
Fletton Jn 09/23 ?   19*00 ~ 19*05 [UF] 19/01?
Peterborough 09.26a ~ 09.31d [P4] [DS] 09.25 ~ 09.31   18.49a ~ 18.54d [P2] 18.53 ~ 18.58
Helpston Jn 09/40 09/40   18/35 18/29
Tallington Jn 09/45 09/45   18/27 18/26
Stoke Jn 09/59 10/01   18/13 [US] 18/10
Grantham 10/05 [P2] 10/06   18/07 [P1] 18/05
Claypole Loop 10/12 10/14   17/57 17/55
Newark North Gate 10/16 [P1] 10/18   17/51 [P2] 17/51
Newark Flat Crossing 10/17 10/20   17/49 17/50
Carlton Loop - -   17*25 ~ 17*41 17.33 ~ 17.42
Retford 10/34 [P2] 10/36   16w55 ~ 17w12 [P1] 17.03 ~ 17.15
Babworth Loop 10w37 ~ 11w22 [DS] ?   - -
Ranskill Loop - -   16*40 ~ 16*48 ?
Loversall Carr Jn 11/36 11/33   16*24 ~ 16*31 ? ~ 16.37
Black Carr Jn - -   16/19 ?
Potterick Carr Jn - -   16/18 ?
Doncaster 11.41 ~ 11.45 [P4] 11/40 [DF]   16/16 [UF-ESL] 16/24
Shaftholme Jn 11/52 11/45   16/06 16/19
Temple Hirst Jn 12/00 11/54   15/58 16/05
Hambleton North Jn 12/06 11/58   15/53 16/00
Colton Jn 12/14 12/06   15/44 15/54
York 12.26a [P10] 12.20 [P10]   15.36d [P10] 15.45 [P10]


Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Workings

5Z25 : (4464 with 47746 on rear?) : Southall to Hornsey Sig.K440
5Z25 : (47746 with 4464 on rear?) : Hornsey Sig.K440 to London Kings Cross
5Z29 : (47746 with 4464 on rear?) : London Kings Cross to Ferme Park
5Z29 : (4464 with 47746 on rear?) : Ferme Park to Southall

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Southall Depot 04.11d 00.10a
Southall 04.21 ~ 04.41 23.50 ~ 23.59
West Ealing 04/46 23/45
Acton West 04/50 23/43
Acton Main Line 04/53 23/39
Acton Wells Jn 04/56 23/36
Willesden Junction HL 04/58 23/34
Kensal Green Jn 05/00 23/33
Gospel Oak 05/07 23/14
Camden Road Jn 05/10 -
York Way North Jn 05/14 -
Copenhagen Jn 05/15 -
Holloway South Jn 05/17 -
Finsbury Park 05/21 -
Junction Road Jn - 23/04
Upper Holloway - 23/03
Harringay Park Jn - 23/00
Harringay - 22/58
Ferme Park [Reception] 05.30 ~ 06.11 22.20 ~ 22.52
Hornsey Sig. K440 06.14 ~ 06.20 -
Harringay 06/24 -
Finsbury Park 06/26 22/15
Holloway South Jn 06/29 22/11
Belle Isle 06/32 22/08
London Kings Cross 06.35a [P1] 22.05d [P2]

5Z26 : (47746 with 4464 on rear) : York to Holgate Sidings
5Z27 : (47746 with 4464 on rear) : Holgate Sidings to York

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
York 12.47d 15.26a
Holgate Sidings 12.50a 15.23d

5Z?? : (4464 with 35317) : Holgate Sidings - York Thrall - Holgate Sidings
(Loco turning trip)

Location Booked
Holgate Sidings ?d
York Yard North RS ?
York Thrall Turntable ?
York Yard North RS ?
Holgate Sidings ?a


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