7th July 2015

Steam Dreams
The Cathedrals Express (Day 3 of 3)

Locos Used 47746 'Chris Fudge', 47760 & steam: 60007 'Sir Nigel Gresley'
Stock Used (3) (21096)+99371+99352+99348+1666+5236+13440+9104+5216+5171

Route :
1Z48 : Edinburgh Waverley to York
1Z49 : York to London Kings Cross

Loco(s) Route
60007 (1) Edinburgh Waverley - (via ECML) - York
47760 (1) York - Colton Jn - Temple Hirst Jn? (6)
47746 (2) Temple Hirst Jn? - Colton Jn? (6)
47760 (1) Colton Jn? - Leeds - Altofts Jn - Turners Lane Jn - Hare Park Jn (6) - Doncaster - (via ECML) - Stevenage - Hertford North - Alexandra Palace - Finsbury Park - London Kings Cross

Notes : 
(1) 47746 on rear.
(2) 47760 on rear.
(3) 21096 was only in the consist when 60007 was on the train.
(4) The return leg was originally advertised to be steam hauled from York to Kings Cross. 
(5) The tour was subtitled 'A Farewell to Gresley' and was to be 60007's last mainline tour before being withdrawn for overhaul. 
(6) It is reported that due to a lightning strike causing signal failures north of Doncaster, the tour was diverted from Temple Hirst Jn via Colton Jn - Leeds - Altofts Jn - Turners Lane Jn - Hare Park Jn to Doncaster. Confirmation required.

Source : Nick Bartlett & The Class 47 List

Photo Review


60007 'Sir Nigel Gresley' on arrival at York (photo: Jaymz Griffiths)


47760 takes over for the next leg to Kings Cross (photo: Nick Bartlett)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual
Edinburgh Waverley 07.33d [P2] 07.33
Abbeyhill Jn 07/35 ?
Craigentinny Jn 07/36 ?
Portobello Jn 07/38 07/37
Monktonhall Jn 07/41 07/41
Prestonpans 07/45 ?
Drem 07/52 07/52
Dunbar 08/02 08/04
Oxwellmains 08/04 ?
Grantshouse 08/15 08/14
Reston 08/21 ?
Berwick-upon-Tweed [Goods Loop] 08.35 ~ 09.15 [UGL] ?
Berwick-upon-Tweed 09/18 [P1] ?
Belford LC 09/33 09/34
Alnmouth for Alnwick 09/50 [P1] 09/49
Morpeth 10/08 [P1] 10/06 [P1]
Heaton South Jn 10/27 10/22
Newcastle 10.35a ~ 10.45d [P3] 10.28 ~ 10.48 [P3]
King Edward Bridge South Jn 10/48 10/51
Birtley Jn 10/54 10/56
Durham Sig.TY358 11.07 ~ 11.26 ?
Durham 11/28 [P1] 11/27
Tursdale Jn 11/39 11/38
Ferryhill South Jn 11.44 ~ 12.07 [US] 11.44 ~ 12.22
Darlington 12.24 ~ 12.43 [UM] 12.36 ~ 12.52
Northallerton 13/03 [US] 13/07
Thirsk 13/15 [US] 13/16
Tollerton Jn 13/35 [US] 13/30
Skelton Bridge Jn 13*46 ~ 13*58 ?
Skelton Jn 14/02 13/44
York 14L06a [P11]~ 15L12d [P10] 13L52 [P10] ~ 15L13 [P10]
Colton Jn 15/19 ?
Hambleton North Jn 15/25 ?
Temple Hirst Jn 15/30 ?
Colton Jn DIV ?
Leeds DIV ?
Altofts Jn DIV ?
Turners Lane Jn DIV ?
Hare Park Jn DIV ?
Shaftholme Jn 15/36 DIV
Doncaster 15/41 [P1] [ESL] 17/46
Potteric Carr Jn 15/50 ?
Black Carr Jn 15/58 ?
Loversall Carr Jn 16/00 17/48
Ranskill Loop 16*09 ~ 16*41 ?
Retford 16.50a ~ 17.10d [P1] 18.03 ~ 18.05 [P1]
Newark Flat Crossing 17/24 18/19
Newark North Gate 17/25 [P2] 18/21 [P2]
Claypole Loop 17/29 18/26
Grantham 17/37 [P1] 18/33
Stoke Jn 17/42 [US] 18/37
Tallington Jn 17/54 18/50
Peterborough 18.19a ~ 18.30d [P3] [UF] 19.15 ~ 19.19 [P3]
Fletton Jn 18/32 ?
Holme Jn 18/38 ?
Connington South Jn 18/39 19/27
Huntingdon 18/48 [P2] [US] 19/33
Sandy 19/00 [P1] [US] 19/43
Hitchin 19/15 [P1] [US] 19/53
Stevenage 19.21a ~ 19.25d [P1] 19.59 ~ 20.02
Langley Jn 19/27 20/04
Hertford North 19.40a ~ 19.44d [P1] 20.12 ~ 20.12
Gordon Hill 19/57 [P2] 20/23
Alexandra Palace 20/02 [P1] [SL1] 20/31
Finsbury Park 20/05 [P1] [SL2] 20/35
Holloway South Jn 20/08 [UF] 20/38
Belle Isle 20/13 [FL2] 20/39
London Kings Cross 20.15a [P1] 20.41


Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Moves

5Z48 : (47746 with 60007 on rear) : Craigentinny Depot to Edinburgh Waverley

Location Booked
Craigentinny Depot 07.03d
Edinburgh Waverley 07.12a [P2]

0Z49 : (47760) : Craigentinny Depot to York Holgate Sidings

Location Booked
Craigentinny Depot 08.02d
Holgate Sidings ?a

5Z62 : (60007 with 21096) : York to York N.R.M.

Location Booked
York 14.13d [P10]
Holgate Sidings 14.17 ~ 14.24
York Yard South Jn 14/26
York Yard North RS 14.30 ~ 14.34
York Thrall Turntable 14.39 ~ 15.29
York Yard North RS 15.34 ~ 15.38
York South Jn 15/42
Holgate Sidings 15.45 ~ 15.54
York 15.58 ~ 16.00
York Fuelling Point 16.05 ~ 16.10
York N.R.M. 16.25a

5Z63 : (60007 with 21096) : York N.R.M. to Grosmont

Location Booked
York N.R.M. 17.00d
York Fuelling Point 17.10 ~ 17.15
York 17.20 ~ 17.24
Tollerton Jn 17/38
Thirsk 17/51
Longlands Jn 17/59
Eaglescliffe 18/20
Thornaby 18/27
Middlesbrough 18/38
Guisborough Jn 18/41
Nunthorpe 18.53 ~ 18.54
Battersby 19.15 ~ 20.26
Glaisdale 20.50 ~ 20.53
Grosmont 21.10a


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