30th December 2015

UK Railtours
The
Waverley

Locos Used 66003, 66011, 67023 & 90029
Stock Used 35469+3123+3097+1691+3098+3121+3147+1651+3149+4949+4946+4991

Route (3):
1Z61 : London Kings Cross to Edinburgh Waverley
1Z62 : Edinburgh Waverley to Tweedbank
1Z69 : Tweedbank to Edinburgh Waverley
1Z71 : Edinburgh Waverley to London Kings Cross

Loco(s) Route
90029 London Kings Cross - (via ECML) - Monktonhall Jn - Millerhill West Jn - Millerhill Yard
66011 (1) Millerhill Yard - Niddrie South Jn - Portobello Jn - Edinburgh Waverley
66003 (2) Edinburgh Waverley - Portobello Jn - Niddrie South Jn - Newcraighall - Kings Gate Jn - Eskbank - Galashiels - Tweedbank
66011 (1) Tweedbank - (reverse of outward route) (5) - Edinburgh Waverley
67023 (6) Edinburgh Waverley - Portobello Jn - Monktonhall Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Skelton Jn - York - Holgate Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Doncaster - Black Carr Jn - Loversall Carr Jn - (reverse of outward route) - London Kings Cross

Notes: 
(1) 66003 on rear.
(2) 66011 on rear.
(3) Reporting Numbers in Tour Brochure were 1Z48, 1Z31, 1Z32 & 1Z52. Numbers above are from the NR Charter Train Notice.
(4) Additional mileage notes within the timing sheet -
(4a) 37 chains shorter via Avoiding Line,
(4b) 1 mile 35 chains longer via Millerhill Yard.
(5) Original planned route returning from Tweedbank was Newcraighall - Niddrie South Jn - Niddrie West Jn - 'Edinburgh Sub' - Craiglockhart Jn - Gorgie Jn - Haymarket Central Jn - Princes Street Gardens - Edinburgh Waverley. For a few Weeks before the tour, extra trains had been laid on between Haymarket & Fife due to the closure of the Forth Road Bridge, resulting in no capacity for the Tour Train through Haymarket even though the extra trains had been using the 'Fife' pair of lines. The Road Bridge opened a Week before the tour & the extra trains cancelled but the original planned route was not reinstated.
(6) 90029 failed on attempted departure from Edinburgh Waverley, so return was 67023 with 90029 Dead-in-Tow.

Sources : Alan Sheppard (joined/left the train at Doncaster)
& David Lodwick (on the train throughout)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Alan Sheppard, David Lodwick & Realtime Trains)

M.C Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
0.00
London Kings Cross 05.52d [P1][FL1] 05.52   23.29a [P1] 00.38
?
Belle Isle 05/54 [FL] 05/54   23/26 [FL2] 00/36
2.41
Finsbury Park 05/56 [P5] 05/57   23/22 [P4] 00/33
4.78
Alexandra Palace 05/58 [FL] 06/00   23/20 [FL] 00/32
12.57
Potters Bar 06.06a ~ 06.09d [P3] 06.06 ~ 06.09   23.12a ~ 23.14d [P2][FL] 00.22 ~ 00.23
20.25
Welwyn Garden City 06/16 06/15   23/06 00/16
23.73
Woolmer Green Jn 06/19 06/17
 
23/03 00/13
27.45
Stevenage 06.23a ~ 06.26d [P3] 06.21 ~ 06.26
 
22.56a ~ 22.59d [P2][FL] 00.06 ~ 00.09
31.74
Hitchin 06/30 [FL] 06/30   22/52 [FL] 00/01
44.10
Sandy 06/39 [FL] 06/37   22/44 [FL] 23/54
58.70
Huntingdon 06/47 [FL] 06/46   22/35 [FL] 23/44
?
Connington South Jn 06/53 ?   22/29 [FL] 23/38
69.26
Holme Jn 06/54 06/52   22/28 ?
76.29
Peterborough 07.00a ~ 07.10d [P5] 06.59 ~ 07.11   22.20a ~ 22.22d [P3] 23.26 ~ 23.29
84.64
Tallington Jn 07/19 07/18   22/12 23/20
99.61
Stoke Jn 07/30 07/27   22/03 [FL] 23/10
105.38
Grantham 07/34 [P2] 07/31   21/58 [P1] 23/06
115.27
Claypole Loop 07/40 [DM] 07/38   21/51 [UM] 22/59
120.08
Newark North Gate 07/44 [P1] 07/44   21/48 [P2] 22/56
?
Newark Flat Crossing 07/44 07/45   21/47 22/55
138.49
Retford 07/58 [P2][SL] 07/57   21/35 22/44
?
Babworth Loop 08*00 ~ 08*05 [DS] ?
 
152.00
Loversall Carr Jn 08/13 08/12   21/23 22/34
?
Black Carr Jn   21/18 [ESL] 22/34
?
Potteric Carr Jn   21/17 [ESL] 22/33
155.77
Doncaster 08.17a ~ 08.19d [P8] 08.17a ~ 08.21d [P8]   21.11a ~ 21.13d [P3A][ESL] 22.28a ~ 22.30d [P3A]
160.16
Shaftholme Jn 08/24 08/27   21/06 22/23
169.16
Temple Hirst Jn 08/30 08/34   21/00 22/16
174.75
Hambleton North Jn 08/33 08/37   20/55 22/13
182.79
Colton Jn 08/39 [NNL] 08/42 [DN]   20/50 22/08
?
Colton North Ladder 08/40 [LSL] 08/43 [DL]   20/49 ?
?
Holgate Jn 08/45 08/48   20/45  
?
York Yard South Jn 08/46 08/49
 
188.40
York AL (4a) 20/44 [P3] 22/02 [P9]
190.11
Skelton Jn 08/52 [SL] 08/53 [DS]   20/42 22/00
?
Skelton Bridge ? DS Single Track Bridge   ? ?
?
Skelton Bridge Jn 08/54 08/56 [DS]   20*37 ~ 20*39 [FL] 21/58 [UF]
198.00
Tollerton Jn 09/02 [SL] 09/03 [DS]   20/29 [SL] 21/53 [UF]
210.56
Thirsk 09/13 [FL] 09/15 [DF]   20/17 [SL] 21/46 [UF]
218.36
Northallerton 09/19 09/23   20/11 [SL] 21/41 [UF]
232.50
Darlington 09/29 [P4B] 09/34 [P4]   20/01 [UML] 21/30 [UM]
244.57
Ferryhill South Jn 09/38 09/43   19/52 21/20
?
Tursdale Jn 09/39 09/45   19/51 21/18
254.53
Durham 09/44 09/51 [DF]   19/42 [P1] 21/13 [P1]
?
Birtley Jn 09/52 09/57   19/36 21/01
268.02
King Edward Bridge South Jn 09/55 10/02   19/33 20/56
268.56
Newcastle 09c58 ~ 10c01 [P2] 10c05 ~ 10c08 [P2]   19c24 ~ 19c31 [P4] 20.51a ~ 20.54d [P4]
?
Heaton South Jn 10/05 10/11   19/20 20/47
285.26
Morpeth 10/14 [P2] 10/23 [P2]   19/08 [P1] 20/35 [P1]
303.45
Alnmouth for Alnwick 10/26 [P2] 10/36   18/56 [P1] 20/21
319.13
Belford LC 10/36 10/47   18/46 20/08
335.56
Berwick-upon-Tweed 10/47 [P2] 10/59 [P2]   18/36 [P1] 19/59 [P1]
?
Reston sig EG.403/EG.402 10/50 11.03 ~ 11.07   18/32 ?
345.78
Reston Crossovers 10/56 ?   18/25 ?
351.78
Grantshouse 11/01 11/22   18/21 19/45
?
Oxwellmains Crossover 11/08 11/29   18/14 19/38
364.07
Dunbar 11/10 11/31 [DM]   18/12 ? [UM]
375.32
Drem 11/18 [P2] 11/38 [P2]   18/04 [P1] 19/25 [P1-UPL]
?
Prestonpans 11/24 [P2] 11/43 [P2]   17/54 [P1] 19/14 [P1]
386.77
Monktonhall Jn 11/30 11/49   17/52 19/12
(4b)
 
Millerhill S.S. 11L38 ~ 12L04 12.00 ~ 12.37 [F6]
 
Niddrie South Jn 12/08 12/44
 
389.53
Portobello Jn (Lothian) 12/11 12/49   17/50 19/10
?
Craigentinny Jn 12/13 12/51   17/48 19/08
?
Abbeyhill Jn 12/14 [SL] 12/54   17/46 19/06
393.12
Edinburgh Waverley 12.17a ~ 12.24d [P8] 12.57a ~ 13.04d [P8]   15.33a [P11] ~ 17.45d [P20] 15.56a [P9] ~ 19.02d [P11]
393.73
Abbeyhill Jn 12/26 13/06   15/30 [SL] 15/50
?
Craigentinny Jn 12/27 13/08   15/29 15/46
396.42
Portobello Jn (Lothian) 12/28 13/11   15/27 15/45
397.58
Niddrie South Jn 12/32 13/15   15/23 15/42
397.66
Newcraighall 12/33 13/15   15/22 15/41
398.14
Newcraighall South Jn 12/34 13/16   15/21 15/40
400.23
Kings Gate Jn 12/40 13.21 ~ 13.24   15/15 15/37
405.09
Gorebridge 12/46 [P1] 13/31   15/08 [P1] 15/31
405.40
Fushiebridge Jn 12/47 13/31   15/07 15.26 ~ 15.30
409.25
Tynehead Jn 12/56 13/38   14/59 15/21
419.07
Galabank Jn 13/12 13/49   14/42 15/11
?
Bowland Jn 13/21 13/53   14/31 15/07
426.34
Galashiels 13*29 ~ 13*32 [P1] 13.57a ~ 13.59d   14*20 ~ 14*24 [P1] 15.00a ~ 15.01d
?
Tweedbank Sig.EMB.244 13/38 ?
 
428.46
Tweedbank 13.41a [P2] 14.04a [P2]   14.13d [P2] 14.55d [P2]


Associated E.C.S. Workings

29/12/15 : 
5M61 : (67015) : Eastleigh T&RSMD to Wembley Yard

Location Booked
Eastleigh T&RSMD 21.26d
Eastleigh 21/36
Winchester 21/44
Worting Jn 21/59
Basingstoke 22/01
Farnborough Main 22/21
Woking 22/37
Byfleet & New Haw 22/44
Virginia Water 22*59 ~ 23*05
Staines 23/16
Feltham 23/24
Twickenham 23/30
Richmond 23/33
Barnes 23/40
Clapham Junction 23/52
Latchmere Jn 23/55
Kensington Olympia 00/01
North Pole Jn 00/06
Mitre Bridge Jn 00/07
Willesden West London Jn 00/08
Willesden No.7 Jn 00/11
Wembley Yard 00.19a

30/12/15 : 
5Z61 : (90029 with 67015 on rear) : Wembley Yard to Hornsey (actually ran via Camden)
5Z61 : (67015 with 90029 on rear) : Hornsey to London Kings Cross
5Z72 : (67015 with 90029 + 67023 on rear) : London Kings Cross to Hornsey
5Z72 : (67023 + 90029 DIT with 67023 on rear) : Hornsey to Wembley Yard

Location Booked Actual   Booked
Wembley Yard 04.15d     01.16a
Harlesden Jn 04/27     01/05
Kensal Green Jn 04/33     00/59
Gospel Oak 04/41 00/52
Junction Road Jn 04/43 DIV   00/48
Upper Holloway 04/45 DIV   00/43
Harringay Park Jn 04/48 DIV   00/40
Camden Road Jn DIV ?   -
Copenhagen Jn DIV ?   -
Finsbury Park DIV ?   -
Harringay 04/50     00/38
Hornsey Sig.K440 04.53 ~ 05.15     00.10 ~ 00.33
Harringay 05/20     00/07
Finsbury Park 05/22     00/05
Holloway South Jn 05/24     00/01
Belle Isle 05/30     23/58
London Kings Cross 05.32a [P1]     23.56d [P1]

31/12/15 : 
5O61 : (67005) : Wembley Yard to Eastleigh T&RSMD

Location Booked Actual
Wembley Yard 10.00d 02.50
Willesden No.7 Jn 10/10  
Willesden West London Jn 10/12  
Mitre Bridge Jn 10/14  
North Pole Jn 10/15  
Kensington Olympia 10/21  
Latchmere Jn 10/28  
Clapham Junction 10/38  
Barnes 10/47  
Brentford 10/56  
Hounslow 11/04  
Feltham 11/20  
Staines 11/26  
Virginia Water 11/36  
Addlestone Jn 11/43  
Byfleet & New Haw 11/46  
Woking 11/52  
Farnborough Main 12/01  
Basingstoke 12/15  
Worting Jn 12/22  
Winchester 12.37 ~ 12.45  
Eastleigh 12/53  
Eastleigh South Jn 12/55  
Eastleigh T&RSMD 13.07a 06.03


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