30th December 2014

UK Railtours / Icons of Steam
The
Bittern Farewell

Loco Used steam: 4464 'Bittern'
Stock Used 35317+35469+3097+3068+1691+3123+3069+3121+1651+3120+3110+1832+4927

Route :
1Z19 : London Kings Cross to Lincoln Central
1Z64 : Lincoln Central to London Kings Cross

Loco Route
4464 London Kings Cross - Potters Bar - Stevenage - Peterborough - Spalding - Sleaford South Jn- Sleaford North Jn - Lincoln Central 
4464 Lincoln Central - Newark North Gate - Grantham - Peterborough - (reverse of outward route) - London Kings Cross

Notes: 
(1) This was advertised as 4464 'Bittern's last railtour before being withdrawn for overhaul. 
(2) It is reported that the return leg was delayed by poor coal. 

Source : David Lodwick & Mark Herriott

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from David Lodwick & Mark Herriott)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Kings Cross 08.25d [P1] 08.28 [P1]   20.19a [P1] 21.00 [P1]
Belle Isle 08/28 [DF] 08/31   20/16 [UF] 20/58
Holloway South Jn 08/30 [DS] 08/33   20/14 [UF] 20/56
Finsbury Park 08/35 [P7] [DS] 08/36   20/12 [P1] [SL2] 20/54
Alexandra Palace 08/43 [P3] [DS] 08/41   20/06 [P1] [SL1] 20/50
Potters Bar 09.00a ~ 09.04d [P3] [DS] 08.57 ~ 09.04   19.52a ~ 19.56d [P1] [US] 20.21 ~ 20.42
Welwyn Garden City 09/16 [P3] [DS] 09/15   19/39 [P2] [US] 20/12
Digswell Jn 09/18 09/16   19/37 [US] 20/10
Woolmer Green Jn 09/21 [DS] 09/21   19/34 20/07
Stevenage 09.36a ~ 09.39d [P4] [DS] 09.36 ~ 09.40   19.25a ~ 19.29d [P1] [US] 19.54 ~ 19.59
Hitchin 09/45 [DS] 09/47   19/21 [P1] [US] 19/39
Sandy 09/58 [P2] [DS] 09/58 [P2] [DS]   19/06 [P1] [US] 19/21
Huntingdon 10/13 [P3] [DS] 10/11   18/49 [P2] [US] 19/05
Connington Loop - -   18w26 ~ 18w39 [US] 18.28 ~ 18.52
Connington South Jn 10/24 ?   18/24 18/26
Holme Jn 10w27 ~ 10w42 [DS]  ??w?? ~ 10w45 [DS]   18/22 ?
Fletton Jn 10/51 [DS] 10/55   18*11 ~ 18*15 [UF] ? ~ 18/14
Peterborough 11C04a ~ 11C06d [P4] [DF]  11.06 ~ 11.11 [P4] [DF]   18/08 [P1] [US] 18/02 [P1]

 

Location Booked Actual
Werrington Jn 11/13 11/19
Spalding 11/37 [P2] 11/36
Sleaford South Jn 12/02 11/54
Sleaford North Jn 12/04 11/56
Pelham Street 12/29 ?
Lincoln Central 12.31a [P4] ~ 16.21d [P4] 12.33 [P4] ~ 16.22 [P4]
West Holmes Jn 16/24 ?
Boultham Jn 16/26 ?
Swinderby 16/39 ?
Newark Crossing East Jn 16/50 16/57
Newark North Gate 16.53a ~ 16.58d [P3] 17.01 ~ 17.04
Claypole Loop 17*08 ~ 17*28 [UPL] 17/12?
Grantham 17/42 [P1] 17/23
Stoke Jn 17/45 [US] 17/28
Tallington Jn 17/59 [US] 17/42
Werrington Jn 18/05 [US] ?

Timings continue in first table.

Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Workings

29/12/14 : 
5M61 : (Cl.66 or 67?) : Eastleigh T&RSMD to Wembley Yard

Location Booked
Eastleigh T&RSMD 21.26d
Eastleigh 21/36
Winchester 21/43
Worting Jn 21/58
Basingstoke 22/00
Farnborough Main 22/20
Woking 22/38
Byfleet & New Haw 22/45
Virginia Water  22/58
Staines 23/16
Feltham 23/24
Hounslow 23/28
Brentford 23/32
Kew East Jn 23/35
South Acton Jn 23/40
Acton Wells Jn 23/46
Acton Canal Wharf 23/49
Willesden No.7 Jn 23/53
Wembley Yard 00.03a

30/12/14 :
5Z17 : (4464 + 35317) : Southall Depot to Wembley Yard
5Z66 : (4464 + 35317) : Wembley Yard to Southall Depot

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Southall Depot 04.57d 23.09a
Southall 05.07 ~ 05.22 22.57 ~ 23.07
West Ealing 05/25 ?
Acton West 05/29 22/51
Acton Main Line 05/31 22/46
Acton Wells Jn 05/34 22/43
Acton Canal Wharf 05/36 22/40
Willesden No.7 Jn 05/39 22/38
Wembley Yard 05.47a 22.28d

5Z18 : (4464 with Cl.66 or 67 on rear) : Wembley Yard to Hornsey Sig. K440 
5Z18 : (Cl.66 or 67 with 4464 on rear) : Hornsey Sig. K440 to London Kings Cross
5Z65 : (Cl.66 or 67 with 4464 on rear) : London Kings Cross to Hornsey Sig. K440
5Z65 : (4464 with Cl.66 or 67 on rear) : Hornsey Sig. K440 to Wembley Yard

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Wembley Yard 06.38d 22.02a
Harlesden Jn 06/55 21/50
Kensal Green Jn 07/02 21/45
Gospel Oak 07/15 21/33
Junction Road Jn 07/18 21/30
Upper Holloway 07/20 21/28
Harringay Park Jn 07/24 21/24
Harringay 07/26 21/22
Hornsey Sig. K440 07.28 ~ 07.41 21.08 ~ 21.18
Harringay 07/51 21/06
Finsbury Park 07/54 21/04
Holloway South Jn 07/57 20/59
Belle Isle 07/59 20/57
London Kings Cross 08.03a [P1] 20.55d [P1]

5Z20 : (4464) : Lincoln Central to Lincoln Terrace C.H.S.
5Z64 : (4464) : Lincoln Terrace C.H.S. to Lincoln Central

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Lincoln Central 12.41d [P4] 16.15a [P4]
Pelham Street Jn 12/44 16/13
Lincoln Terrace C.H.S. 12.48a 16.11d

31/12/14 : 
5O61 : (66201) : Wembley Yard to Eastleigh T&RSMD

Location Booked Actual
Wembley Yard 09.53d  
Willesden No.7 Jn 10/03  
Acton Canal Wharf 10/17  
Acton Wells Jn 10/19  
Kew East Jn 10/27  
Brentford 10/30  
Hounslow 10/37  
Feltham 10/41  
Staines 10/47  
Virginia Water 10/57  
Addlestone Jn 11/08  
Byfleet & New Haw 11/10  
Woking 11/15  
Farnborough Main 11/27  
Fleet 11/31 11/27 [DS]
Basingstoke 11/53  
Worting Jn 11/58  
Winchester 12/16  
Eastleigh 12/23  
Eastleigh South Jn 12/25  
Eastleigh T&RSMD 12.37a  


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