28th March 2015

UK Railtours
The Orton Towers - 125 Special

HST Used 43046 & 43049 'Neville Hill'
Stock Used 44051+42149+42148+42341+42328+40756+41076+41075

Route :
1Z25 : London St Pancras International to Wansford
1Z26 : Wansford to Middleton Towers
1Z27 : Middleton Towers to London St Pancras International

HST Used Route
43046 + 43049 London St Pancras International - (via MML) - Leicester - Syston South Jn - Syston East Jn - Oakham - Manton Jn - Stamford - Peterborough - Fletton Jn - Orton Mere - Ferry Meadows - Wansford - Yarwell Junction
43049 + 43046 Yarwell Junction - Wansford - Ferry Meadows - Orton Mere - Peterborough Nene Valley
43046 + 43049 Peterborough Nene Valley - Orton Mere
43049 + 43046 Orton Mere - Fletton Jn - Peterborough
43046 + 43049 Peterborough - March - Ely North Jn - Ely
43049 + 43046 Ely - Ely North Jn - Downham Market - Kings Lynn Yard
43046 + 43049 Kings Lynn Yard - Middleton Towers
43049 + 43046 Middleton Towers - Kings Lynn Yard
43046 + 43049 Kings Lynn Yard - Downham Market - Ely North Jn - Ely West Jn - March - Peterborough - (reverse of outward route) - London St Pancras International


43049 at Wansford on the NVR (photo: Mark Herriott)

Source : Mark Herriott (on the tour throughout)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Mark Herriott)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London St Pancras 07.35d [P2] 07.35   20.06a [P3] 20.06
Dock Jn South 07/36 [DF] 07/37   20/04 ?
Dock Jn North 07/37 07/38   20/03 ?
Kentish Town 07/38 07/39   20/02 20/03
Carlton Road Jn 07/38 07/39   20/01 20/02
West Hampstead Thameslink 07/40 [P4] 07/41   19/59 [P3] 20/01
Hendon 07/43 07/43   19/57 19/59
Radlett Jn 07/47 07/47   19/53 19/54
St Albans City 07/50 [P4] 07/50   19/50 [P3] 19/52
Harpenden Jn 07/53 07/53   19/48 19/49
Luton Airport Parkway 07.57a ~ 07.59d [P4] 07.56 ~ 07.59   19.41a ~ 19.43d [P3] 19.43 ~ 19.45
Luton 08/01 [P5] 08/00   19/40 [P4] 19/42
Leagrave Jn 08/03 08/03   19/37 [UF] 19/38
Flitwick 08/06 [P4] 08/06   19/30 [P1] 19/32
Bedford South Jn 08/11 08/11   19/24 [SL] 19/25
Bedford 08.13a ~ 08.15d [P4] [DF] 08.13 ~ 08.15   19.20a ~ 19.22d [P3] [DS] 19.21 ~ 19.23
Bedford North Jn 08/16 08/15   19/18 19/19
Sharnbrook Jn 08/19 08/21   19/13 19/13
Wellingborough 08/24 [P1] 08/26   19/08 [P2] 19/08
Kettering 08.30a ~ 08.32d [P4] 08.31 ~ 08.34   19.00a ~ 19.02d [P3] 19.00 ~ 19.03
Market Harborough 08/41 08/43   18/51 18/51
Wigston South Jn 08/49 08/52   18/42 18/42
Leicester 08.54a ~ 08.56d [P2] 08.56 ~ 08.58   18.35a ~ 18.38d [P4] 18.35 ~ 18.38
Syston South Jn 09/01 09/03   18/30 18/28
Syston East Jn 09/02 09/04   18/29 18/27
Frisby-on-the-Wreake 09/10 09/10   18/20 18/22
Melton Mowbray 09/15 09/13   18/17 18/19
Whissendine LC 09/20 09/18   18/12 18/14
Ashwell LC 09/22 ?   18/10 ?
Langham Jn 09/23 09/21   18/09 18/10
Oakham 09/24 09/22   18/07 18/09
Manton Jn 09/28 09/25   18/04 18/06
Luffenham 09/32 ?   18/00 ?
Ketton SB 09/34 09/30   17/58 18/01
Stamford 09/37 ?   17/56 ?
Uffington SB 09/40 09/36   17/55 17/55
Helpston Jn 09/43 09/39   17/51 17/50
Peterborough 10.03a ~ 10.05d [P4] [DS] 10.02 ~ 10.11   17.43a ~ 17.45d [P7] [DS] 17.40 ~ 17.45

 

Location Booked Actual
Fletton Jn 10.12 ~ 10.14 10.14 ~ 10.16
Orton Mere 10.37 ~ 10.40 10.25 ~ 10.27
Ferry Meadows 10/45 10.34 ~ 10.35
Wansford 11/03 10/50
Yarwell Junction 11.10a ~ 11.30d 10.55 ~ 11.18
Wansford 11.35a ~ 12.30d 11.24 ~ 12.30
Ferry Meadows 12/45 12/44
Orton Mere 12/50 12/48
Peterborough Nene Valley 12.55a ~ 13.15d 12.55 ~ 13.15
Orton Mere 13.23 ~ 13.30 13.23 ~ 13.28 [Wansford end]
Fletton Jn 13.48 ~ 13.50 13.42 ~ 13.45
Peterborough 13.57a ~ 14.05d [P4] 13.52 ~ 13.58 [P4] [MI]
Peterborough East Jn 14/07 14/00
Whittlesea 14/13 14/06
March West Jn 14/22 ?
March 14/23 14/14
Ely West Jn 14/38 ?
Ely North Jn 14/39 [UM] 14/36
Ely 14.42a ~ 15.03d [P3] [DM] 14.39 ~ 15.02
Ely North Jn 15/07 15/06
Littleport 15.11 ~ 15.18 15.10 ~ 15.18
Downham Market 15/25 15/27
Watlington 15/30 15/31
Kings Lynn Yard 15.40 ~ 15.48 15.41 ~ 15.51 [Arrival Line]
Middleton Towers 16.03a ~ 16.11d 16.05 ~ 16.11 [NR Boundary]
Kings Lynn Yard 16.26 ~ 16.34 16.26 ~ 16.33
Watlington 16/44 16/42
Downham Market 16/49 16/47
Littleport 16/57 16/58
Ely North Jn 17/04 17/07
Ely West Jn 17/07 ?
March 17/21 17/24
March West Jn 17/22 ?
Whittlesea 17/33 17/33
Peterborough East Jn 17/41 [DM] ?

Timings continue in first table.

Associated E.C.S. Movements

5Z25 : 43046+43049 : Derby Etches Park to Derby
5Z25 : 43049+43046 : Derby to London St Pancras
5Z27 : 43046+43049 : London St Pancras to Chaddesden CE Jn
5Z27 : 43049+43046 : Chaddesden CE Jn to Derby Etches Park

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Derby Etches Park 05.06d 22.57a
Derby 05.19 ~ 05.39 22/54
Chaddesden CE Jn - 22.45 ~ 22.52
Derby - 22.30 ~ 22.43
Spondon 05/44 22/23
Trent South Jn 05/50 22/19
Loughborough 05/56 22/14
Leicester 06/05 22/05
Market Harborough 06/17 21/53
Kettering 06/25 21/46
Wellingborough 06/29 21/42
Bedford 06/46 21/32
Luton 07/00 21/16
St Albans City 07/06 21/05
London St Pancras 07.26a 20.45d


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