8th March 2015

Railway Touring Company
The Easterling

Loco Used steam: 61306 'Mayflower'
Stock Used 35479+99723+4960+1861+99347+99128+3058+1961+3143+13320

Route :
1Z67 : London Kings Cross to Norwich
1Z70 : Norwich to Lowestoft
1Z72 : Lowestoft to London Kings Cross

Loco Route
61306 London Kings Cross - Finsbury Park - Potters Bar - Stevenage - Hitchin - [Down Cambridge Flyover] - Letchworth - Royston - Shepreth Branch Jn - Cambridge - Coldham Lane Jn - Ely - Brandon - Thetford - Attleborough - Wymondham - Trowse Jn - Norwich
61306 (1) Norwich - Brundell - Reedham - Oulton Broad North - Lowestoft
61306 Lowestoft - Oulton Broad South - Beccles - Halesworth - Saxmundham - Woodbridge - Westerfield - Boss Hall Jn - [Bacon Factory Curve] - Europa Jn - Stowmarket - Haughley Jn - Bury St Edmunds - Chippenham Jn - Dullingham - Coldham Lane Jn - Cambridge - (reverse of outward route) - London Kings Cross

Notes: 
(1) 61306 running tender first.
(2) Tour postponed from 12/10/14, due to over running engineering works in the Ipswich area. 
(3) This was reported as the first steam hauled railtour over the 'Down Cambridge Flyover' at Hitchin and over the 'Bacon Factory Curve' - confirmation required. 

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Kings Cross 09.18d [P1] 09.19 [P6]   21.53a [P1] 22.17 [P1]
Belle Isle 09/20 [FL1] 09/21   21/50 [FL2] 22/12
Holloway South Jn 09/22 [DS] 09/23    21/48 ?
Finsbury Park 09/25 [P7] 09/26 [P7]   21/46 [P4] 22/09
Alexandra Palace 09/29 [P3] [DS] 09/29   21/44 [UF] 22/06
Potters Bar 09.47a ~ 09.49d [P4] [DF] 09.45 ~ 09.49 [P4]   21.33a ~ 21.36d [P1] [UF] 21.49 ~ 21.52
Welwyn Garden City 09/59 09/58   21/23 [P2] 21/38
Digswell Jn 10/00 ?   21/20 [US] 21/35
Woolmer Green Jn 10/03 10/02   21/17 21/31
Stevenage 10.08a ~ 10.10d [P3] 10.07 ~ 10.11 [P3]   21.01a ~ 21.05d [P1] 21.21 ~ 21.24
Hitchin 10/15 [DCF] 10/17 [DCF]   20/54 [P1] [US] 21/14
Letchworth 10/20 10/22   20/50 21/11
Royston 10/32 [P2] 10/33   20w20 ~ 20w38 [P1] 20.39 ~ 20.56
Shepreth Branch Jn 10/45 10/44   20/04 20/23
Cambridge 10.50a ~ 10.55 [P7] 10.51 ~ 10.55   19.53a ~ 19.58d 19.55 ~ 20.16

 

Location Booked Actual
Coldham Lane Jn 10w58 ~ 11w12 [DGL] ? ~ 11.16
Ely Dock Jn 11/28 ?
Ely 11.30a ~ 11.31d [P2] 11.34 ~ 11.36 [P1]
Ely North Jn 11/35 11/39
Brandon 11/56 ?
Thetford 12/04 12/07
Attleborough 12/19 12/22
Wymondham 12/26 12/27
Trowse Jn 12/39 12/38
Trowse Swing Bridge 12/40 [D] ?
Thorpe Jn 12/41 [W] ?
Norwich 12.44a [P3] ~ 13.49d [P3] 12.41 [P2] ~ 14.01 [P?]
Thorpe Jn 13/51 [W] ?
Whitlingham Jn 13/55 14/05
Brundell 14/02 14/12
Cantley 14/10 ? [P2]
Reedham 14/14 14/24
Oulton Broad North Jn 14/32 ?
Lowestoft 14.36a [P2] ~ 16.16d [P4] 14.46 [P4] ~ 16.18 [P?]
Oulton Broad North Jn 16/19 ?
Oulton Broad South 16.22 ~ 16.23 ?
Beccles 16/42 [P1] 16/45
Halesworth 16.56 ~ 16.57 [P2] 17/04?
Darsham 17/14 [P2] ?
Saxmundham 17.28 ~ 17.29 [P2] 17.26 ~ 17.27
Melton 17/47 ?
Woodbridge 17.51 ~ 17.52 17.50 ~ 17.51
Westerfield 18.07 ~ 18.08 ?
Boss Hall Jn 18/13 ?
Europa Jn 18/17 ?
Stowmarket 18/29 [P2] 18/33
Haughley Jn 18/32 18/37
Bury St Edmunds 18w51 ~ 19w01 [P1] 18.54 ~ 19.04 [P1]
Kennett 19/13 ?
Chippenham Jn 19/16 19/21
Dullingham 19.28 ~ 19.34 19/34?
Coldham Lane Jn 19/50 19/51

Timings continue in first table.

Associated E.C.S. Workings

07/03/15 :
5Z66 : (61306 with 47245 on rear?) : Southall to Ferme Park Reception

Location Booked
Southall Depot 18.00d
Southall 18.10 ~ 18.20
Southall East Jn 18/21
West Ealing 18/24
Acton West 18/26
Acton Main Line 18/28
Acton Wells Jn 18/32
Willesden Junction HL 18/40
Kensal Green Jn 18/42
Gospel Oak 18/57
Junction Road Jn 19/01
Upper Holloway 19/03
Harringay Park Jn 19/08
Harringay 19/10
Ferme Park Reception 19.16a

08/03/15 :
5Z67 : (47245 with 61306 on rear) : Ferme Park Reception to London Kings Cross

Location Booked Actual
Ferme Park Reception 08.35d  
Hornsey Sig. K440 08.39 ~ 08.51  
Harringay 08/55  
Finsbury Park 08/57  
Holloway South Jn 08/59  
Belle Isle 09/01  
London Kings Cross 09.04a [P1] [P6]

5Z67 : (47245 with 61306 on rear?) : London Kings Cross to Ferme Park Reception
5Z67 : (61306 with 47245 on rear?) : Ferme Park Reception to Southall Depot

Location Booked
London Kings Cross 22.09d [P1]
Belle Isle 22/11
Holloway South Jn 22/12
Finsbury Park 22/17
Ferme Park Reception 22.26 ~ 23.04
Harringay 23/09
Harringay Park Jn 23/11
Upper Holloway 23/14
Junction Road Jn 23/15
Gospel Oak 23/22
Kensal Green Jn 23/33
Willesden Junction HL 23/34
Acton Wells Jn 23/36
Acton Main Line 23/39
Acton West 23/41
Southall East Jn 23/46
Southall 23.47 ~ 23.58
Southall Depot 00.08a


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