14th November 2015

UK Railtours
Galloping Goolie

Locos Used 66037 & 66206
Stock Used 35469+3068+1691+3097+3123+3147+1651+5292+4946+4949+4959+4991

Route :
1Z25 : Finsbury Park to Goole Shunt Spur
1Z26 : Goole Shunt Spur to Goole
1Z57 : Goole to Finsbury Park

Loco(s) Route
66206 (1) Finsbury Park - Potters Bar - Stevenage - Peterborough - Retford - Loversall Carr Jn - Doncaster - Kirk Sandall Jn - Hatfield & Stainforth - Thorne Jn - Potters Grange Jn - Goole Up/Dn Goods Loop
66037 (2) Goole Up/Dn Goods Loop - Potters Grange Jn (Up Main)
66206 (1) Potters Grange Jn (Up Main) - Goole Docks Shunt Siding
66037 (2) Goole Docks Shunt Siding - Glews Hollow
66206 (1) Glews Hollow - Goole Docks (West Dock)
66037 (2) Goole Docks (West Dock) - Goole Goods Jn
66206 (1) Goole Goods Jn - Goole Docks (Loading Pad)
66037 (2) Goole Docks (Loading Pad) - Glews Hollow
66206 (1) Glews Hollow - Goole Docks Shunt Siding
66037 (2) Goole Docks Shunt Siding - Potters Grange Jn (Up Main)
66206 (1) Potters Grange Jn - Goole Up/Dn Goods Loop - Goole - Gilberdyke - Brough - Hessle East Jn - Dairycoates Tilcon
66037 (2) Dairycoates Tilcon - Hull Speedink Yard
66206 (1) Hull Speedlink Yard - Hessle East Jn - Hessle Road Jn - Anlaby Road Jn - Walton Street Jn - Spring Bank North Jn - Spring Bank South Jn - Boothferry Park - Hessle Road Jn - Brough - Gilberdyke - Goole - Potters Grange Jn - Snaith - Drax Branch Jn - Whitley Bridge - Knottingley East Jn - Knottingley South Jn - Askern - Haywood Jn - Shaftholme Jn - Doncaster - Loversall Carr Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Finsbury Park

Notes: 
(1) 66037 on rear.
(2) 66206 on rear.
(3) After reaching the Buffer Stops at Dairycoates, the train reversed to Dairycoates West LC where a tanker was on hand to water the stock, with the train drawing forward six times to reach individual coaches. The times given are the first stop (15.42) & the sixth departure (16.21).

Sources : Stuart Hicks (joined the train at Doncaster), Alan Sheppard, Colin Ward & Nick Bartlett

Photo Review


66206 arriving at Peterborough on the outward leg (photo: Nick Bartlett)

 
66037 at Goole, during an extended break (photo: Nick Bartlett)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Alan Sheppard
& Nick Bartlett)

M.C Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual

M.C

0.00
Finsbury Park 07.14d [P8][SL] 07.14d [P8]   21.06a [P1] 21.36 [P1]
235.07
2.37
Alexandra Palace 07/18 [P3][SL] 07/20 [P3]   21/00 [P2][SL2] 21/31 [P1]
232.50
10.16
Potters Bar 07.27a ~ 07.35d [P4] 07.31a ~ 07.34d [P4]   20.46a ~ 20.50d [P1] 21.18 ~ 21.21 [P1][US]
?
17.64
Welwyn Garden City 07/44 [P3] 07/43 [P3]   20/33 [P2] 21/10 [P2][US]
217.23
?
Digswell Jn 07*46 ~ 07*47 [FL] 07/46
 
20/29 [SL] 21/09 [US]
?
21.32
Woolmer Green Jn 07/51 [SL] 07/50
 
20/27 [FL] 21/07
213.55
25.04
Stevenage 07.55a ~ 08.03d [P3] 07.54a ~ 08.03d [P4]
 
20.17a ~ 20.22d [P1] 20.59 ~ 21.02 [P1]
210.03
29.33
Hitchin 08/09 [SL] 08/10 [P2]   20/11 [P1][SL] 20/52 [P1][US]
205.54
41.49
Sandy 08/20 [SL] 08/22   19/59 [P1][SL] 20/41 [P1][US]
193.38
56.29
Huntingdon 08/32 [SL] 08/34   19/46 [P2][SL] 20/27 [P2][US]
178.58
?
Connington South 08/40 ?   19/38 20/18
?
66.65
Holme 08/44 [FL] 08/45   19/36 20/17
168.22
? Fletton Jn 08/52 ?   19/30 20.06 ~ 20.09 [US-UF]  
73.68
Peterborough 08.55a ~ 09.00d [P4][SL] 08.57 ~ 09.02 [P4]   19.26a ~ 19.28d [P2][UF] 20.00 ~ 20.03 [P2][US]
161.19
79.15
Helpston Jn 09/09 09/10 [DS]   19/21 [UF] 19/52 [US]  
82.23
Tallington Jn 09/14 09/15 [DS]   19/18 [UF] 19/49 [US]
152.64
97.20
Stoke Jn 09*30 ~ 09*34 09.29 ~ 09.32   19/06 [FL] 19/36 [US]
137.67
102.77
Grantham 09/41 [P2] 09/39 [P2]   19/01 [P1] 19/32 [P1]
132.10
112.66
Claypole Loop 09/50 09/48 [DM]   18/53 19/23
122.21
117.47
Newark North Gate 09/55 [P1] 09/51 [P1]   18/49 [P2] 19/19 [P2]
117.40
118.22
Newark Flat Crossing 09/56 09/52   18/48 19/19
116.65
136.08
Retford 10/11 10/07 [DM]   18/34 19/04 [UM]
98.79
149.39
Loversall Carr Jn 10/22 10/18 [DM]   18/22 18/52
85.48
 
Black Carr Jn   18/15 18/51 [UF]
?
 
Potteric Carr Jn   18/13 18/50 [UF]
?
153.36
Doncaster 10.27a ~ 10.32d [P4] 10.25a ~ 10.33d [P4]   18.07a ~ 18.10d [P1][ESL] 18.43a ~ 18.47d [P1][FL]
81.51

 

M.C Location Booked Actual
154.66
Bentley Jn 10/36 10/37
157.06
Kirk Sandall Jn 10/39 [SL] 10/39 [UF]
160.22
Hatfield & Stainforth 10/43 10/42 [UF]
161.70
Thorne Jn 10/46 10/45
?
Potters Grange Jn ? 10.56 ~ 11.00
?
East End G.F. ? 11.01 ~ 11.04
170.50
Goole Up/Dn Goods Loop 10.55 ~ 11.03 [GL] 11.06 ~ 11.11
170.71
Potters Grange Jn 11.07 ~ 11.20 [UM] 11.14 ~ 11.16 [UM]
171.12
Goole Shunt Spur 11.25 ~ 11.35 11.19 ~ 11.21
?
Glews Hollow 11.45 ~ 11.50 11.28 ~ 11.35
?
Goole Docks (West Dock) 12.00 ~ 12.10 11.42 ~ 11.44
?
Goole Goods Jn 12.20 ~ 12.25 11.47 ~ 11.50
?
Goole Docks (Loading Pad) 12.35 ~ 12.45 11.58 ~ 12.01
?
Glews Hollow 12.55 ~ ??.?? 12.08 ~ 12.13
0.00
Goole Shunt Spur ??.?? ~ 13.05 12.23 ~ 12.27
0.21
Potters Grange Jn 13.15 ~ 13.29 12.31 ~ 12.33
0.42
Goole Up/Dn Goods Loop 13.35 ~ 13.41 12*36 ~ 12*45
0.60
0.00
Goole 13.45a ~ 14.52d [P1] 12.48a ~ 14.53d [P1]
6.57
Gilberdyke 15/02 [P1] 15/03 [P1]
13.25
Brough 15/10 [P1] 15/11 [P1]
20.43
Hessle East Jn 15/19 15/25
22.15
Hull Dairycoates Tilcon 15.30 ~ 16.00 15.39 ~ 15.41 [RR Loop]
?
Dairycoates West (Stock Watering) 15.42 ~ 16.21 (3)
24.02
Hull S.S. 16.10 ~ 16.25 16.33 ~ 16.38 [RR Loop]
24.17
Hessle East Jn 16/31 16/39
25.44
Hessle Road Jn 16/33 16/43
26.45
Anlaby Road Jn 16/35 16/46
26.69
West Parade North Jn 16/37 16/48
27.26
Walton Street Jn 16/39 16/50
27.51
Spring Bank North Jn 16/41 16/52
?
Spring Bank South Jn 16/43 16/55
29.08
Hessle Road Jn 16/46 17.00 ~ 17.04
30.35
Hessle East Jn 16/50 17/07
37.53
Brough 16/56 [P2] 17/15 [P2]
44.21
Gilberdyke 17/03 [P2] 17/27 [P2]
50.78
Goole 17/13 [P2] 17/39 [P2]
51.37
Potters Grange Jn 17/15 17/41
54.78
Rawcliffe 17/21 17/50
57.63
Snaith 17/26 17/56
60.07
Drax Branch Jn 17/33 18/10
61.34
Hensall 17/35 18/12
63.18
Whitley Bridge 17/38 18/16
64.65
Sudforth Lane S.B. 17/40 18/18
67.03
Knottingley East Jn 17/45 18/21
67.23
Knottingley South Jn 17/47 18/23
?
Haywood Jn 17/57 18/35
77.32
Shaftholme Jn 18/00 18/36

Timings continue in first table.

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