14th March 2015

UK Railtours
The Buxton Spring

Locos Used 66019, 66098 & 66177
Stock Used 35469+3068+1691+3123+3069+3121+1651+3110+1832+5292+4927

Route : 
1Z71 : London Kings Cross to Buxton
1Z48 : Buxton to London Kings Cross

Loco(s) Route
66177 (1) London Kings Cross - Finsbury Park - Potters Bar - Stevenage - Peterborough - Stamford - Oakham - Syston East Jn - Syston North Jn - Loughborough - Trent South Jn - Meadow Lane Jn - Toton Jn - Toton Centre - Langley Mill - Alfreton - Clay Cross North Jn - Chesterfield - Tapton Jn - Dore South Jn - Dore West Jn - Grindleford - Bamford - Edale - Chinley East Jn - Chinley North Jn - New Mills Central - Marple Wharf Jn - Romiley - Woodley - Hyde Jn - Guide Bridge - Ashburys - Philips Park South Jn - Baguley Fold Jn - Ashton Moss North Jn - Denton - Heaton Norris Jn - Stockport - Hazel Grove - Furness Vale - Chapel-en-le-Frith - Buxton
66019 (2) (3) Buxton - Buxton XYZ Sidings
66019 (4) Buxton XYZ Sidings - Great Rocks Jn - Peak Forest - Chinley South Jn - Chinley East Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Toton Centre (5)
66019 (6) Toton Centre - Trent East Jn - Trent South Jn - (reverse of outward route) - London Kings Cross

Notes : 
(1) 66019 on rear.
(2) 66177 shut down at Buxton, and would not restart.
(3) Propelling move, with 66177 dead-in-tow. 
(4) With 66177 dead-in-tow.
(5) On arrival at Toton Centre 66019 removed 66177 from the front of the train, while 66098 was attached to the rear.
(6) 66098 on rear.

Sources : David Lodwick & Nick Bartlett (both on the tour throughout)

Photo Review


66177 at Kings Cross to start the day (photo: Nick Bartlett)


66019 & 66177 at Buxton (photo: Nick Bartlett)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from David Lodwick & Nick Bartlett)

M.C Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual M.C
0.00 London Kings Cross 07.38d [P1] 07.38 [P1]   22.28a [P1] 22.51 [P1] 450.11
? Belle Isle 07/40 [FL1] 07/40 [FL1]   22/26 [FL2] 22/49 [FL2] ?
? Holloway South Jn 07/42 [DS] 07/42 [DF-DS]   22/24 [UF] 22/48 [UF] ?
2.41 Finsbury Park 07/44 [P5] [DS1] 07/44 [P6] [DS1]   22/21 [P1] [US2] 22/47 [P4] [UF] 447.50
4.78 Alexandra Palace 07/49 [P3] [DS] 07/47 [P3] [DS]   22/17 [P2] [US1] 22/45 [UF] 445.13
12.57 Potters Bar 07.59a ~ 08.05d [P4] [DS] 07.55 ~ 08.05 [P4] [DS]   22.07a ~ 22.10d [P1] [US] 22.36 ~ 22.38 [P2] [UF] 437.34
? Hatfield 08/11 08/12   22/01 [P1] [US] 22/31 [UF] ?
20.25 Welwyn Garden City 08/14 [P3] [DS] 08/14 [P3] [DS]   21/57 [UF] 22/29 [UF] 429.66
? Digswell Jn 08*16 ~ 08*20 [DS] 08.16 ~ 08.19 [DS]   21/56 22/28 [UF] ?
23.73 Woolmer Green Jn 08/24 [DS] 08/25 [DS]   21/53 22/26 426.18
27.45 Stevenage 08.36a ~ 08.39d [P4] [DS] 08.37 ~ 08.40 [P4] [DS]   21.46a ~ 21.49d [P1] [US] 22.19 ~ 22.22 [P2] [UF] 422.46
31.74 Hitchin 08/44 [P2] [DS] 08/46 [P2] [DS]   21/41 [P1] [US] 22/15 [UF] 418.17
44.10 Sandy 08/55 [P2] [DS] 08/55 [P2] [DS]   21/28 [P1] [US] 22/05 [UF] 406.01
58.70 Huntingdon 09/07 [P3] [DS] 09/07 [P3] [DS]   21/15 [P2] [US] 21/53 [UF] 391.21
? Connington [Up Loop] - -   DIV 21.41 ~ 21.45 [US] ?
? Connington South Jn 09/14 09/13 [DS]   21/06 [UF] 21/38 383.08
69.26 Holme Jn 09/16 09/15 [DS-DF]   21/04 ?  
? Fletton Jn 09/23 09/20 [DF]   20/59 [US-UF] 21/31 [UF] 375.09
76.29 Peterborough 09.25a ~ 09.35d [P4] [DS] 09.22 ~ 09.35 [P4] [DS]   20.43a ~ 20.52d [P1] [US] 21.25 ~ 21.29 [P3] [UF] 373.62
- New England North Jn - -   20/38 [UST-UF] 21/18 [UST-UF] ?
81.71 Helpston Jn 09/44 09/41   20/34 21/13 368.20
? Uffington SB 09/49 09/46   20/29 21/10 ?
? Stamford 09/51 ?   20/26 ? ?
92.02 Ketton SB 09/55 09/52   20/23 21/05 358.09
? Luffenham 09/58 09/54   20/21 21/02 ?
98.62 Manton Jn 10/03 09/58   20/17 20/59 351.29
102.20 Oakham 10/06 [P2] 10/01 [P2]   20/14 [P1] 20/56 347.71
? Langham Jn 10/08 10/03   20/12 20/55 ?
? Ashwell LC 10/10 10/04   20/11 20/53 ?
? Whissendine LC 10/12 10/06   20/09 20/51 ?
113.61 Melton Mowbray 10/18 [P2] 10/12 [P2]   20/03 [P1] 20/47 [P1] 336.30
? Frisby-on-the-Wreake 10/21 10/15   19/59 20/44 ?
123.43 Syston East Jn 10/28 10.22 ~ 10.25   19/53 20/36 326.48
123.60 Syston North Jn 10/29 [DS] 10/28 [DS]   19/51 20/35 326.31
126.35 Sileby Jn 10/34 [DS] 10/31 [DS]   19/46 [US] 20/31 [US] 323.56
131.01 Loughborough 10/41 [P3] [DS] 10/36 [P3] [DS]   19/40 [US] 20/26 [US] 319.10
? Ratcliffe Jn 10/50 10/44   19/31 [US] 20/19 [US] ?
138.51 Trent South Jn 10/51 [HL] 10/45 [HL]   19/29 [UG] 20/18 [UM-UG] 311.40
- Trent East Jn - -   DIV 20.13 ~ 20.15 ?
? Meadow Lane Jn 10/54 [HL] 10/48 [HL]   19/26 [HL] DIV ?
? Toton Jn 10/56 10/49   19/24 [HL] ? ?
141.19 Toton Centre 10C59 ~ 11C01 [DM] 10.53 ~ 10.56 [DM]   19C19 ~ 19C21 [UM] 19L38 ~ 20L01 [Recp. Sdg.1] 308.72
144.44 Trowell Jn 11/08 [DM] 11/01 [DM]   19/14 [UM] 19/12 305.47
149.24 Langley Mill 11/13 [DM] 11/06 [DM]   19/08 [UM] 19/07 300.67
153.24 Ironville Jn 11/17 11/09   19/05 [UM] 19/03 296.67
155.42 Alfreton 11/21 11.13 ~ 11.15 [P1]   19/02 19/02 294.49
161.45 Clay Cross North Jn 11/27 [EL] 11/23   18/56 18/55 288.46
? Chesterfield South Jn 11*31 ~ 11*46 11.27 ~ 11.44   18/54 18/54 ?
165.55 Chesterfield 11/49 [P1] 11/48 [P1]   18/52 [P2] 18/53 284.36
? Tapton Jn 11/50 11/49   18/52 18/52 ?
173.28 Dore South Jn 12/00 11/57   18/43 18/45 276.63
173.51 Dore West Jn 12/02 11/59   18/41 18.39 ~ 18.43 276.40
174.55 Totley Tunnel East 12/03 12/00   18/39 18/37 275.36
178.25 Grindleford 12/09 [P1] 12/07   18/32 [P2] 18/33 271.66
? Bamford 12/13 12/12   18/28 18/29 ?
184.55 Earles Sidings SB 12/16 12/15   18/25 18/26 265.36
188.58 Edale 12/21 [P1] 12/20   18/21 [P2] 18/23 261.33
193.07 Chinley East Jn 12/27 12/24   18/15 18.12 ~ 18.15 257.04

 

M.C Location Booked Actual
193.35 Chinley North Jn 12/28 12/25
197.08 New Mills South Jn 12/32 12/30
198.08 New Mills Central 12/37 [P1] 12/32 [P1]
202.20 Marple Wharf Jn 12/44 12/44
203.28 Romiley 12/46 [P1] 12/46
204.45 Woodley 12/50 12/48
207.20 Hyde Jn 12/58 12.53 ~ 12.56
208.38 Guide Bridge 13/04 [P1] 13/08 [P1]
211.73 Ashburys 13/10 13.13 ~ 13.16
213.53 Philips Park South Jn 13/16 13/23
? Baguley Fold Jn 13/20 13/25
217.28 Ashton Moss North Jn 13/27 13/31
220.49 Denton Jn 13/31 13/37
? Denton Station Jn 13/32 13/39
? Ash Bridge Jn 13/36 13/43
224.59 Heaton Norris Jn 13/37 [US] 13/44 [US]
225.34 Stockport 13/40 [P1] [US] 13/46 [P1]
225.79 Edgeley Jn No.1 13/42 13/48
228.19 Hazel Grove 13/51 [P1] 13/52
234.61 Furness Vale 14/03 14/03
239.68 Chapel-en-le-Frith 14/12 [P1] 14/09
245.09 Buxton 14.27a [P2] ~ 17.20d [P2] 14.21 [P2] ~ 17.26 [P2]
? Buxton SB 17/23 17.28 ~ 17.30
245.51 Buxton XYZ Sidings 17.25 ~ 17.40 17.32 ~ 17.37 [Z]
? Buxton SB 17.42 ~ 17.42 17.38 ~ 17.41
248.70 Topley Pike GF 17/51 17/49
251.54 Great Rocks Jn 17/58 17/57
252.29 Peak Forest SB 18/01 18/00
256.27 Chinley South Jn 18/09 18/09

Timings continue in first table.

Associated E.C.S. Workings

13/03/15 :
5M61 : (67018) : 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
Bramley 22/08
Reading 22.27 ~ 22.29
Twyford 22/39
Maidenhead 22/46
Slough 22/52
Southall 23/11
West Ealing 23/16
Acton West 23/22
Acton Main Line 23/23
Acton Wells Jn 23/26
Acton Canal Wharf 23/37
Willesden No.7 Jn 23/40
Wembley Yard 23.48a

14/03/15 :
5N50 : (66177 with 66019 on rear) : Wembley Yard to Bowes Park
5N50 : (66019 with 66177 on rear) : Bowes Park to London Kings Cross
5M50 : (66098 with 66019 on rear) : London Kings Cross to Hornsey
5M50 : (66019 with 66098 on rear?) : Hornsey to Wembley Yard

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Wembley Yard 05.25d 00.12a
Harlesden Jn 05/41 00/02
Willesden WL Jn 05/43 -
Camden Jn 05/47 -
Camden Road Jn 05/53 -
Camden Road Central Jn 05/55 -
York Way North Jn 05/57 -
Copenhagen Jn 06/02 -
Finsbury Park 06/06 -
Alexandra Palace 06/13 -
Bowes Park R.R.L. 06.18 ~ 06.59 -
Alexandra Palace 07/04 -
Kensal Green Jn - 23/57
Gospel Oak - 23/45
Junction Road Jn - 23/33
Upper Holloway - 23/32
Harringay Park Jn - 23/29
Harringay - 23/27
Hornsey Sig. K440 - 23.02 ~ 23.22
Finsbury Park 07/10 22/57
Holloway South Jn 07/13 22/54
Belle Isle 07/15 22/51
London Kings Cross 07.17a [P1] 22.49d [P1]

5Z47 : (66019 with 66177 on rear) : Buxton to Buxton XYZ Sidings
5Z48 : (66019 with 66177 dead in train) : Buxton XYZ Sidings to Buxton

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Buxton 14.37d [P2] 17.09a [P2]
Buxton SB 14/40 17/06
Buxton XYZ Sidings 14.42a 17.04d

16/03/15 : 
5O61 : (Cl.66 or 67?) : Wembley Yard to Eastleigh T&RSMD

Location Booked
Wembley Yard 09.53d
Willesden No.7 Jn 10/03
Acton Canal Wharf 10/17
Acton Wells Jn 10/19
South Acton Jn 10/24
Kew East Jn 10/27
Brentford 10/30
Hounslow 10/37
Feltham Jn 10/39
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
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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