10th May 2016

UK Railtours
The
Atlantic Star

Locos Used 66737 'Lesia' & 87002 'Royal Sovereign'
Stock Used 35469+3097+3123+1651+3120+3098+3147+1691+3149+3121

Route :
1Z20 : London Kings Cross to York
1Z22 : York to London Kings Cross

Loco(s) Route
87002 London Kings Cross - (via ECML) - York
66737 (1) York - (via ECML) - Doncaster - Bessacarr Jn - Gainsborough Lea Road - Lincoln Central - Sleaford North Jn - Sleaford South Jn - Spalding - Peterborough - (via ECML) - London Kings Cross

Notes : 
(1) 87002 on rear.
(2) This tour was run to celebrate the naming of the last built Class 66, 66779 'Evening Star', in the National Railway Museum at York.

Sources : Mark Herriott & David Lodwick (both on the tour throughout)

Photo Review


87002 on arrival into York (photo: Mark Herriott)


'Evening Star' meets 'Evening Star' at the NRM (photo: Mark Herriott)


66737 waits to leave York (photo: Mark Herriott)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Mark Herriott & David Lodwick)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Kings Cross 08.41d [P1] 08.46   21.23a [P6] 21.35
Belle Isle 08/43 [DF] 08/50   21/20 [FL1] 21/32
Finsbury Park 08/45 [P5] [DF] 08/53   21/18 [P4] [UF] 21/27
Alexandra Palace 08/47 [P3] [DS] 08/57   21/15 [UF] 21/24
Potters Bar 09.07a ~ 09.10d [P4] [DS] 09.07 ~ 09.10   21.07a ~ 21.09d [P1] [UF] 21.12 ~ 21.16
Hatfield 09/15 [P3] [DS] 09/16   21/02 [P1] [US] 21/05
Welwyn Garden City 09/19 [P3] [DS] 09/19   20/59 [P2] [US] 21/02
Digswell Jn 09/20 09/22   20/57 [US] 20/59
Woolmer Green Jn 09/22 [DS] 09/25   20/55 20/55
Stevenage 09/26 [P4] [DS] 09/29   20/52 [P1] [US] 20/48
Hitchin 09/30 [P2] [DS] 09/34   20/46 [P1] [US] 20/44
Sandy 09/41 [P2] [DS] 09/44   20/34 [P1] [US] 20/33
Huntingdon 09/52 [P3] [DS] 09/58   20/16 [P2] [US] 20/19
Connington South Jn ? ?   20/09 20/05
Holme Jn 10/01 10/08   ? ?
Fletton Jn 10/04 [DS] 10/14   ? ?
Peterborough 10/06 [P4] [DS] 10/16   19c55 ~ 20c00 [P2] 19.47 ~ 19.52
Helpston Jn 10/11 [DS] 10/24   - -
Tallington Jn 10/15 [DS] 10/29   - -
Stoke Jn 10*27 ~ 10*46 10/45   - -
Grantham 10/54 [P2] 10/55   - -
Claypole Loop 11/00 11/04   - -
Newark North Gate 11/03 [P1] 11/07 [P1]   - -
Newark Flat Crossing 11/03 11/08   - -
Retford 11/14 [P2] 11/19   - -
Ranskill Loop 11*19 ~ 11*39 [DPL] [DM]   - -
Loversall Carr Jn 11/44 11/47   - -
Werrington Jn - -   19*40 ~ 19*50 19/39
Spalding - -   19/06 19/10
Sleaford South Jn - -   18/46 18/46
Sleaford North Jn - -   18/44 18/43
Pelham Street Jn - -   18/16 18/19
Lincoln Central - -   18/16 18/18 [DM]
West Holmes Jn - -   18/14 18/16
Stow Park - -   18/03 ?
Gainsborough Lea Road - -   17/58 17/56
Gainsborough Trent Jns - -   17*43 ~ 17*56 17/53
Bessacarr Jn - -   17/18 17/30
Black Carr Jn - -   17/17 17/29
Potteric Carr Jn - -   17/16 17/28
Doncaster 11c48 ~ 11c51 [P4] 11.53 ~ 11.55   17c06 ~ 17c11 [P3] 17.20 ~ 17.24 [P1]
Shaftholme Jn 11/55 12/00   17/00 17/07
Temple Hirst Jn 12/02 12/06   16/53 17/00
Hambleton North Jn 12/06 12/09   16/48 16/55
Colton Jn 12/11 12/14   16/42 16/48
York 12.19a [P10] 12.21   16.35d [P10] [LSL] 16.40


Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z19 : (66757) : Eastleigh T&RSMD to Acton Lane Reception Sidings
5Z19 : (66757 with 87002 on rear) : Acton Lane Reception Sidings to Wembley Yard
5Z19 : (87002 with 66757 on rear) : Wembley Yard to Hornsey
5Z19 : (66757 with 87002 on rear) : Hornsey to London Kings Cross

Location Booked
Eastleigh T&RSMD 03.00d
Eastleigh 03/10
Eastleigh East Jn 03/11
Chandlers Ford 03/13
Romsey 03/25
Dean  03/32
Laverstock South Jn 03/40
Laverstock North Jn 03/42
Andover 04/00
Worting Jn 04/16
Basingstoke 04/18
Bramley 04/25
Southcote Jn 04/37
Oxford Road Jn 04/39
Reading 04.43 ~ 04.47
Kennet Bridge Jn 04/49
Twyford 04/55
Maidenhead 05/03
Slough 05/12
Heathrow Airport Jn 05/24
Southall 05/30
West Ealing 05/34
Acton West 05/37
Acton Main Line 05/41
Acton Wells Jn 05/44
Acton Canal Wharf 05.47 ~ 05.57
Willesden No.7 Jn 05.58 ~ 06.03
Acton Lane Reception Sidings 06.05 ~ 06.49
Willesden No.7 Jn 06/50
Sudbury Jn 06/54
Wembley Yard 06.56 ~ 07.25
Harlesden Jn 07/27
Kensal Green Jn 07/32
Gospel Oak 07/46
Camden Road Jn 07/49
York Way North Jn 07/52
Copenhagen Jn 07/53
Holloway South Jn 07/55
Finsbury Park 07/59
Hornsey Sig.K440 08.01 ~ 08.11
Harringay 08/16
Finsbury Park 08/19
Belle Isle 08/24
London Kings Cross 08.26a [P1]

0Z20 : (87002) : Willesden TMD to Acton Lane Reception Sidings

Location Booked
Willesden T.M.D. 05.01d
Willesden West London Jn 05/06
Harlesden Jn 05/08
Wembley Yard 05/14
Sudbury Jn 05/16
Wembley Yard 05.18 ~ 05.26
Sudbury Jn 05/28
Willesden No.7 Jn 05/31
Acton Lane Reception Sidings 05.34a

0Z21 : (66757) : London Kings Cross to Ferme Park

Location Booked
London Kings Cross 08.54d [P1]
Belle Isle 08/57
Holloway South Jn 08/59
Finsbury Park 09/03
Ferme Park Reception 09.09a

5Z21 : (87002) : York to Holgate Sidings

Location Booked
York 12.32d [P10]
Holgate Sidings 12.35a

0Z22 : (66737) : Doncaster to Holgate Sidings

Location Booked
Doncaster Roberts Road Depot 12.37d
St James Jn 12/38
Doncaster 12.40 ~ 12.49
Shaftholme Jn 12/55
Temple Hirst Jn 13/02
Hambleton South Jn 13/06
Hambleton West Jn 13/07
Gascoigne Wood Jn 13/13
Sherburn Jn 13.16 ~ 13.28
Church Fenton 13/32
Colton South Jn 13/36
Colton Jn 13/37
Holgate Sidings 13.44a

5Z22 : (87002 with 66737 on rear) : Holgate Sidings to York

Location Booked
Holgate Sidings 16.13d
York 16.18a [P10]

5Z23 : (87002 with 66737 on rear) : London Kings Cross to Hornsey
5Z23 : (66737 with 87002 on rear) : Hornsey to Acton Lane Reception Sidings
5Z23 : (66737) : Acton Lane Reception Sidings to Eastleigh T&RSMD

Location Booked
London Kings Cross 21.47d [P6]
Belle Isle 21/49
Finsbury Park 21/54
Hornsey Sig.K440 22.00 ~ 22.08
Finsbury Park 22/16
Holloway South Jn 22/18
Copenhagen Jn 22/20
York Way North Jn 22/21
Camden Road Central Jn 22.23 ~ 22.45
Camden Road Jn 22/46
Camden Jn 22/50
Willesden West London Jn 22/55
Acton Lane Reception Sidings 22.58 ~ 23.44
Willesden No.7 Jn 23/45
Mitre Bridge Jn 23/46
North Pole Jn 23/47
Kensington Olympia 23/50
Latchmere Jn 23/56
Clapham Junction 23/59
Barnes 00/07
Richmond 00/12
Twickenham 00/16
Whitton Jn 00/18
Feltham Jn 00/19
Feltham 00/21
Staines 00/27
Virginia Water 00/37
Addlestone Jn 00/44
Byfleet & New Haw 00/46
Woking 00/50
Farnborough Main 01/02
Basingstoke 01/16
Worting Jn 01/20
Andover 01/36
Laverstock North Jn 01/53
Laverstock South Jn 01/55
Dean  02/06
Romsey 02.16 ~ 02.31
Chandlers Ford 02/38
Eastleigh East Jn 02/40
Eastleigh 02/41
Eastleigh T&RSMD 02.52a

0Z23 : (87002) : Acton Lane Reception Sidings to Willesden TMD

Location Booked
Acton Lane Reception Sidings 23.54d
Willesden No.7 Jn 23/57
Sudbury Jn 23/59
Wembley Yard 00.01 ~ 00.06
Sudbury Jn 00/08
Wembley Yard 00/13
Harlesden Jn 00/18
Willesden West London Jn 00/20
Willesden T.M.D. 00.25a


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