9th August 2015

GBRf
The Noah's Ark

Locos Used 20096, 20107, 47812, 47843 'Vulcan', 66701 & 66736 'Wolverhampton Wanderers'
Stock Used 21272+3097+3098+1671+3100+3121+3147+80042+3149+4998+4949

Route :
1Z69 : Glasgow Central to York

1Z70 : York to Crewe

Locos Route
47812 + 47843 (2) Glasgow Central - (via WCML) - Carlisle - Petteril Bridge Jn - Haltwhistle - Hexham - Blaydon - Newcastle
66701 + 66736 Newcastle - (via ECML) - York - Church Fenton - Sherburn Jn - Gascoigne Wood Jn - Hambleton West Jn - Mableton South Jn - Doncaster
20107 + 20096 Doncaster - Bridge Jn - Decoy South Jn - St Catherine's Jn - Firbeck Jn - Dinnington Jn - Brancliffe East Jn - Shireoaks - Woodend Jn - Elmton & Cresswell - Shirebrook - Mansfield - Kirkby-in-Ashfield - Pye Bridge Jn - Langley Mill - Trowell Jn - Toton Centre - Trent East Jn - Sheet Stores Jn - Castle Donnington - Stenson Jn - Burton-on-Trent - Tamworth - Water Orton - Landor Street Jn - Birmingham New Street - Dudley Port - Wolverhampton - Bushbury Jn - Stafford - Norton Bridge - Madeley - Basford Hall Jn - Crewe

Notes : 
(1) This tour was an E.C.S. move from Glasgow Central to Crewe, and was made available to the public to raise funds for Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research.
(2) 66736 on rear.

Source : Joe Loughlin (on the tour from Glasgow Central to Birmingham New Street)

Photo Review


47812+47843 with the start of tour at Glasgow Central (photo: Joe Loughlin)


66701+66736 at York (photo: Joe Loughlin)


20107+20096 at Birmingham New Street (photo: Joe Loughlin)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual
Glasgow Central 09.42d [P11] 09.43
Glasgow Bridge Street 09/44 09/45
Eglinton Street Jn 09/45 09/46
Larkfield Jn 09/47 [FL] ?
Shawfield 09/48 ?
Rutherglen East Jn 09/52 09/51
Newton West Jn 09/55 09/54
Newton East Jn 09/57 ?
Uddingston Jn 10/01 09/56
Motherwell 10/06 [P1] 10/05
Shieldmuir 10/08 ?
Law Jn 10/11 10/11
Lanark Jn 10/19 10/18
Carstairs 10/22 [P2] 10/21
Carstairs South Jn 10/22 10/21
Abington 10/33 10/33
Beattock Summit 10/39 10/39
Beattock 10/46 10/47
Lockerbie 10/56 [P2] 10/58
Gretna Jn 11/09 11/12
Carlisle 11.18a ~ 11.30d [P3] 11.21 ~ 11.30
London Road Jn 11/32 ?
Petteril Bridge Jn 11/33 11/34
Corby Gates SB 11/39 ?
Brampton Fell SB 11/45 ?
Low Row SB 11/50 ?
Haltwhistle 12/01 12/03
Haydon Bridge 12/11 ?
Hexham 12/19 [P1] 12/24
Prudhoe 12/29 12/36
Wylam 12/32 ?
Blaydon 12/37 ?
Metrocentre 12/40 [P1] 12/47
Norwood Jn 12/43 12/50
King Edward Bridge South Jn 12/49 12/53
Newcastle 12L52a ~ 13L21d [P2] 12L55 ~ 13L21 [P2]
King Edward Bridge South Jn 13/23 13/22
Low Fell Jn 13/25 ?
Birtley Jn 13/28 13/27
Durham 13/36 [P1] 13/35
Tursdale Jn 13/43 13/41
Ferryhill South Jn 13/45 13/43
Darlington 13/56 [UM] 13/53
Northallerton 14/08 [US] 14/06
Thirsk 14/14 [US] 14/15
Tollerton Jn 14/24 [UF] 14/25
Skelton Bridge Jn 14/29 ?
Skelton Jn 14/31 14/34
York 14.34a ~ 14.50d [P11] 14.38 ~ 14.51 [P10]
Colton Jn 14/56 [LSL] 14/56
Church Fenton 15/01 [P3] 15/03
Sherburn Jn 15/05 ?
Gascoigne Wood Jn 15/07 15/09
Hambleton West Jn 15/10 15/12
Hambleton South Jn 15*12 ~ 15*13 ?
Temple Hirst Jn 15/22 15/20
Shaftholme Jn 15/30 15/28
Doncaster 15L40a ~ 16L05d [P8] 15L45 ~ 16L12 [P8]
Bridge Jn 16/08 [WSL] ?
Decoy North Jn 16/11 ?
Decoy South Jn 16/13 ?
St Catherine's Jn 16/15 16/41
Firbeck Jn 16/23 ?
Maltby Colliery SB 16/28 16/56
Dinnington Jn 16/41 17/12
Brancliffe East Jn 16/57 17/19
Shireoaks 16/59 17/21
Shireoaks West Jn 17/00 ?
Woodend Jn 17/03 17/28
Elmton & Creswell Jn 17/11 ?
Langwith-Whaley Thorns 17/14 ?
Shirebrook 17/16 ?
Mansfield Woodhouse 17/22 [P2] 17/45
Mansfield 17/24 17/49
Kirkby-in-Ashfield 17/31 17/56
Pixton 17/40 ?
Pye Bridge Jn 17/43 18/06
Ironville Jn 17/45 18/07
Langley Mill 17/51 18/15
Trowell Jn 17/57 18/19
Toton Centre 18/00 18/22
Trent East Jn 18/04 18/26
Sheet Stores Jn 18/06 ?
Castle Donnington 18/12 18/40
Stenson Jn 18*26 ~ 18*44 18/51
North Stafford Jn 18/46 18/52
Clay Mills Jn 18/50 18/56
Burton-on-Trent 18.54a ~ 18.57d [P2] 19.00 ~ ?
Branston Jn 19*04 ~ 19*07 [DTG] ?
Wichnor Jn 19/14 19/19
Tamworth HL 19/22 19/26
Kingsbury Jn 19/29 19/32
Water Orton 19/35 [ML] 19/38
Landor Street Jn 19/42 19/45
Proof House Jn 19/47 19/48
Birmingham New Street 19.50a ~ 19.53d [P11] 19.51 ~ 19.54
Soho South Jn 19/58 20/00
Soho North Jn 19/58 20/01
Smethwick Galton Bridge 20/01 20/03
Sandwell & Dudley 20/02 20/05
Dudley Port 20/05 20/07
Wolverhampton 20/13 [P1] 20/14
Wolverhampton North Jn 20/15 20/16
Bushbury Jn 20/17 20/18
Trent Valley Jn 20/31 20/31
Stafford 20/32 [P5] [DS] 20/32
Norton Bridge 20/38 [DS] 20/37
Madeley 20/48 [DS] 20/49
Basford Hall Jn 20/55 20/55
Crewe 20.59a [P12] 21.01


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