19th December 2015

Railway Touring Company
The York Yuletide Express

Locos Used 47851, 47854 'Diamond Jubilee' & steam : 46233 'Duchess of Sutherland'
Stock Used (3) (99041)+99125+99128+1961+3136+99347+99350+99351+99311+4984+4905+21266

Route :
1Z29 : London Victoria to York
1Z31 : York to London Victoria

Loco(s) Route
46233 (1) London Victoria - Grosvenor Bridge Jn - Stewarts Lane Jn - Longhedge Jn - Clapham Junction - Barnes - Kew East Jn - South Acton Jn - Acton Wells Jn - Acton Canal Wharf - Dudding Hill  Jn - Brent Curve Jn - Hendon - Luton - Bedford - Kettering - Corby - Manton Jn - Oakham - Melton Mowbray - Syston East Jn - Syston North Jn - Loughborough - Trent South Jn - Meadow Lane Jn - Toton Centre - Alfreton - Chesterfield - Barrow Hill North Jn - Beighton Jn - Swinton - Moorthorpe - Pontefract Baghill - Ferrybridge North Jn - Milford - Church Fenton - York
47854 (2) York - (reverse of outward route) - London Victoria

Notes :
(1) 47854 on rear.
(2) 47851 on rear.
(3) 99041 was only in the consist when 46233 was on the train.
(4) 46233 'Duchess of Sutherland' replaced unavailable 60009 'Union of South Africa'.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Victoria 06.31d [P2] 06.32   23.12 [P2] 23.17
Grosvenor Bridge Jn 06/34 06/35   23/07 ?
Stewarts Lane Jn 06/37 [RVL] 06/38   23/04 [RVL] ?
Longhedge Jn 06/45 06/47   23/01 ?
Clapham Junction 06/48 [P5] [DF] 06/50 [P5]   22/58 [P3] 23/05
Barnes 06/59 [P3] 06/56   22/50 [P1] [US] 22/51
New Kew Jn 07/04 07/03   22/44 22/45
Kew East Jn 07/07 07/04   22/41 22/44
South Acton Jn 07/11 07/08   22/38 ?
Acton Wells Jn 07/16 07/19   22/32 22/37
Acton Canal Wharf 07/18 07/21   22/29 22/34
Dudding Hill Jn 07/25 07/28   22/22 22/27
Brent Curve Jn 07*28 ~ 07*41 [DHL] 07/38?   22/19 22/22
Hendon 07/46 07/41   22/15 [UHL] 22/20
Silkstream Jn 07/51 [DS] 07/47   22/10 [UHL] ?
Radlett Jn 07/58 07/59   22/03 22/05
St Albans City 08.02a ~ 08.04d [P2] 08.05 ~ 08.08 [P2]   21.53a ~ 21.56 [P1] 21.56 ~ 21.59
Harpenden Jn 08/09 08/15   21/47 21/52
Luton 08.15a ~ 08.18d [P3] 08.21 ~ 08.23 [P3]   21.37a ~ 21.40d [P2] 21.41 ~ 21.44
Leagrave Jn 08/21 [DS] 08/28   21/32 [US] 21/35
Harlington 08/25 08/32   21/29 [P1] 21/31
Flitwick 08/29 [P2] 08/34   21/27 [P1] 21/27
Bedford South Jn 08/37 [DS] 08/41   21/18 [US] 21/17
Bedford 08.40a ~ 08.42d [P3] 08.45 ~ 08.53   21.07a ~ 21.15 [P3] [DS] 21.07 ~ 21.14
Bedford North Jn 08/44 [SL] 08/54   21/05 [DS] 21/06
Sharnbrook Jn 08*54 ~ 09*14 [DF] 09/13?   20/55 20/55
Wellingborough 09/25 [P1] 09/24   20/43 [P3] 20/43
Harrowden Jn 09/28 09/25   20/40 20/40
Kettering South Jn 09/34 [DS] 09/30   20/36 20/35
Kettering 09w37a ~ 09w50d [P1] 09.33 ~ 09.54   20.31a ~ 20.33 [P2] 20.30 ~ 20.33
Kettering North Jn 09/53 10/00   20/28 [US] 20/26
Corby 10/01 10/08   20/21 20/20
Manton Jn 10/22 10/25   20/06 20/04
Oakham 10/27 10/31   20/01 19/59
Langham Jn 10/28 10/33   20/00 19/58
Ashwell LC 10/30 ?   19/58 ?
Whissendine SB 10/32 10/37   19/56 19/53
Melton Mowbray 10.38a ~ 10.42d 10.44 ~ 10.47   19.47a ~ 19.50d 19.44 ~ 19.46
Frisby-on-the-Wreake 10/48 10/53   19/42 19/38
Syston East Jn 10/57 11/01   19/36 19/29
Syston North Jn 10/58 [DS] 11/03   19/35 19/27
Sileby Jn 11/04 11/06   19/30 19/22
Loughborough 11/12 [P3] 11/11   19/21 [US] 19/17
Trent South Jn 11/23 [HL] 11/20   19/11 [US] 19/07
Meadow Lane Jn 11/26 11/23   19/08 [HLG] 19/04
Toton Jn 11/28 [HLG] 11/24   19/06 [HLG] 19/02
Toton Centre 11/30 [DM] 11/27   19/04 18/59
Trowel Jn 11/35 11/32   19/00 18/55
Langley Mill 11/40 11/40   18/55 18/51
Ironville Jn  11/44 11/45   18/52 [UM] 18/46
Alfreton 11/48 11/47   18/50 18/44
Clay Cross North Jn 11/56 [EL] 11/55   18/44 [EL] 18/37
Chesterfield South Jn 11/58 [DBH] 11/57   18/42 [EL] 18/35
Chesterfield 12/00 [P3] 11/58   18/41 [UBH] 18/34
Tapton Jn 12/01 11/59   18/40 18/34
Barrow Hill North Jn 12w06 ~ 12w21 ? ~ 12.30   18/36 ?
Beighton Jn 12/27 12/37   18/28 18/24
Treeton Jn 12/30 12/40   18/23 ?
Masborough Jn 12/34 12/44   18/19 ?
Aldwarke Jn 12/37 12/47   18/16 18/14
Swinton 12/41 12/51   18/14 18/13
Moorthorpe 12/58 [P2] 13/01   18/06 [P1] 18/05
Pontefract Baghill 13/08 13/08   17/56 17/57
Ferrybridge North Jn 13/11 13/10   17/54 17/55
Milford Jn 13/20 13/17   17/47 17/48
Church Fenton 13/27 [P2] [NNL] 13/23   17/40 [P1] 17/43
Colton South Jn 13*34 ~ 13*37 [NNL-LSL] ? ~ 13.36   17/36 [LSL-NNL] 17/38
Colton Jn 13/38 [LSL] 13/39   17/35 [LSL] 17/36
York 13.52a [P10] 13.50 [P10]   17.28d [P10] 17.30 [P10]


Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Workings

5Z28 : (47854 with 46233 on rear) : Southall to London Victoria
5Z32 : (47851 with 47854 on rear) : London Victoria to Southall

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Southall Depot 04.59d 00.46a
Southall Yard 05.09 ~ 05.19 00.26 ~ 00.36
Southall East Jn 05/21 00/24
Acton West 05/27 00/19
Acton Main Line 05/29 00/15
Acton Wells Jn 05/33 00/12
Willesden SW Sidings 05/36 00/10
Mitre Bridge Jn 05/39 00/06
North Pole Jn 05/40 00/05
Kensington Olympia 05.44 ~ 05.46 23.59 ~ 00.01
Latchmere Jn 05/52 23/53
Longhedge Jn 05/55 23/50
Stewarts Lane Jn 05/59 23/44
Grosvenor Bridge Jn  06/04 23/41
London Victoria 06.08a [P2] 23.38d [P2]

5Z29 : (47854?) : York to Holgate Sidings
5Z31 : (47851 with 47854 on rear) : Holgate Sidings to York

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
York 14.24d [P10] ??.??a [P10]
Holgate Sidings 14.27a 16.54d

5Z30 : (46233 with 99041) : York - York N.R.M. - York Thrall - Butterley M.R.C.

Location Booked
York 14.04d [P10]
York Siemens 14.09 ~ 14.12
York N.R.M. 14.17 ~ 14.52
York Siemens 14.57 ~ 15.00
York 15.05 ~ 15.07 [P11]
Holgate Sidings 15.10 ~ 15.30
York Yard South Jn 15/32
York Yard North RS 15.36 ~ 15.39
York Thrall Turntable 15.43 ~ 16.43
York Yard North RS 16.47 ~ 16.51
York Yard South Jn 16/57
Colton Jn 17/04
Church Fenton 17/10
Milford Jn 17/18
Ferrybridge North Jn 17/28
Moorthorpe 17/40
Swinton 17/55
Aldwarke Jn 18/00
Masborough Jn 18/03
Beighton Jn 18/09
Barrow Hill North Jn 18/18
Tapton Jn 18/22
Chesterfield 18/23
Chesterfield South Jn 18/27
Clay Cross North Jn 18/29
Alfreton 18/37
Ironville Jn 18.41 ~ 18.54
Codnor Park Jn 18.56 ~ 19.01
Butterley M.R.C. 19.15a


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