5th July 2015

Steam Dreams
The Cathedrals Express (Day 1 of 3)

Locos Used 47746 'Chris Fudge', 47760 & steam: 60007 'Sir Nigel Gresley'
Stock Used (2) (21096)+5171+5216+9104+13440+5236+1666+99348+99352+99371

Route :
1Z43 : London Kings Cross to York
1Z44 : York to Edinburgh Waverley

Loco(s) Route
47746 (1) (3) London Kings Cross - Finsbury Park - Alexandra Palace - Hertford North - Stevenage - (via ECML) - York
60007 (1) York - (via ECML) - Edinburgh Waverley

Notes : 
(1) 47760 on rear.
(2) 21096 was only in the consist when 60007 was on the train.
(3) This leg of the tour was originally advertised to be steam hauled by 60007 'Sir Nigel Gresley' throughout, but gauging issues on the Esk Valley line restricted it from moving to London from the North Yorkshire Moors Railway. Instead, the A4 joined the train at York, before continuing to Edinburgh.
The tour was subtitled 'A Farewell to Gresley' and was to be 60007's last mainline tour before being withdrawn for overhaul. 

Source : Nick Bartlett & The Class 47 List

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual
London Kings Cross 09.18d [P1] [FL1] 09.18
Belle Isle 09/21 [DF] 09/19
Holloway South Jn 09/23 [DS] 09/21
Finsbury Park 09/26 [P7] 09/23
Alexandra Palace 09/29 [P4] 09/28
Gordon Hill 09/36 [P3] 09/35
Hertford North 09.48a ~ 09.52d [P2] 09.45 ~ 09.52
Langley Jn 10/03 [DS] 10/02
Stevenage 10.05a ~ 10.09d [P4] 10.04 ~ 10.09
Hitchin 10/15 [P2] [DS] 10/14 [P2] [DS]
Sandy 10/25 [P2] [DS] 10/26 [P2] [DS]
Huntingdon 10/37 [P3] [DS] 10/39
Connington South Jn 10/44 ?
Holme Jn 10/46 10/47
Fletton Jn 10/53 ?
Peterborough 10.55a ~ 11.00d [P4] [DS] 10.55 ~ 11.00
Helpston Jn 11/07 11/07
Tallington Jn 11/12 11/12
Stoke Jn 11*30 ~ 11*32 ? ~ 11.34
Grantham 11/38 [P2] 11/40
Claypole Loop 11/45 11/47
Newark North Gate 11.51a ~ 12.08d [P3] 11.53 ~ 12.09
Newark Flat Crossing 12/10 12/11
Retford 12.24a ~ 12.28d 12.27 ~ 12.29
Ranskill Loop 12*37 ~ 12*50 ?
Loversall Carr Jn 13/00 [WSL] 12/57
Decoy South Jn 13/02 ?
Decoy North Jn 13/10 [DF] ?
Doncaster 13.16a ~ 13.34d [P4]  13.14 ~ 13.29
Shaftholme Jn 13/42 13/36
Temple Hirst Jn 13/49 13/44
Hambleton North Jn 13/53 13/49
Colton Jn 14/01 13/57
York 14L10a [P10] ~ 15L58d [P11] 14.02 [P?] ~ 16.00 [P11]
Skelton Jn 16/02 [DS] 16/04
Tollerton Jn 16/12 [DS] 16/15
Thirsk 16/25 [DS] 16/27
Longlands Jn 16/33 ?
Northallerton 16/34 16/34
Darlington 16/49 [P4] 16/47
Ferryhill South Jn 17/02 17/00
Tursdale Jn 17/05 17/03
Durham 17/12 [DM] 17/09 [DM]
Birtley Jn 17/22 17/17
King Edward Bridge South Jn 17/27 17/21
Newcastle 17.30a ~ 17.32d [P3] 17.23 ~ 17.28 [P3]
Heaton South Jn 17/38 17/33
Heaton North Jn 17w41 ~ 18w10 [GL] ?
Morpeth 18/27 [P2] 18/28
Alnmouth for Alnwick 18/45 [P2] 18/45
Belford LC 19/02 18/59
Berwick-upon-Tweed 19/22 [P2] ?
Berwick-upon-Tweed [Goods Loop] 19w25 ~ 19w50 [GL] ?
Reston 20/05 ?
Granthouse 20/15 20/16
Oxwellmains 20/27 ?
Dunbar 20/29 20/27
Drem 20/41 20/37
Prestonpans 20/50 ?
Monktonhall Jn 20/56 20/48
Portobello Jn 20/59 20/51
Craigentinny Jn 21/02 ?
Abbeyhill Jn 21/05 ?
Edinburgh Waverley 21.08a [P20] 20.58 [P20]


Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Moves

5Z44 : (47760 with 47746 on rear) : York to Holgate Sidings

Location Booked
York 14.30d [P10]
Holgate Sidings 14.35a

5Z88 : (60007 with 21096) : York N.R.M. to Holgate Sidings

Location Booked Actual
York N.R.M. 14.55d  
York Fuelling Point 15.05 ~ 15.10  
York 15.15 ~ 15.18 [P11]
Holgate Sidings 15.22a  

5Z44 : (60007 with 47760 on rear) : Holgate Sidings to York

Location Booked
Holgate Sidings 15.46d
York 15.51a [P11]

0Z44 : (47746) : Holgate Sidings to Craigentinny Depot

Location Booked
Holgate Sidings 16.55d
Craigentinny Depot ?a

5Z45 : (47760 with 60007 on rear) : Edinburgh Waverley to Craigentinny Depot 

Location Booked
Edinburgh Waverley 21.25d
Craigentinny Depot 21.34a


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