19th May 2016

Steam Dreams
The Cathedrals Express

Locos Used 47580 'County of Essex' & 47760
Stock Used 5171+5200+9104+13440+99352+99371+13320+1666+5236+5249

Route : 
1Z60 : London Kings Cross to York
1Z62 : York to London Kings Cross

Loco(s) Route
47760 + 47580 London Kings Cross - Finsbury Park - Alexandra Palace - Gordon Hill - Hertford North - Stevenage - (via ECML) - Peterborough (1)
47580 Peterborough - (via ECML) - York
47580 York - (reverse of outward route) - London Kings Cross

Notes : 
(1) It is reported that 47760 failed at Abbots Ripton on the outward leg.
(2) The return leg should have been worked by 60103 'Flying Scotsman', but it had failed with a broken injector.

Source : Nick Bartlett & The Class 47 List

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Kings Cross 07.25d [P1] 07.25 [P1]   21.23a [P1] 21.12
Belle Isle 07/27 [FL1] 07/26   21/21 [FL2] 21/10
Holloway South Jn 07/28 [DS] 07/28   21/19 [UF] 21/08
Finsbury Park 07/31 [P7] 07/30   21/17 [P1] 21/05
Alexandra Palace 07/36 [P4] 07/35   21/09 [P1] [SL2] 21/00
Gordon Hill 07/48 [P3] 07/45   20/53 [P2] 20/49
Hertford North 08/02 [P2] 08/00   20/43 [P1] 20/37
Langley Jn 08/16 [DS] 08/17   20/32 20/24
Stevenage 08/20 [P4] 08/21   20/29 [P1] 20/22
Hitchin 08/27 [P2] [DS] 08/27   20/22 [P1] [US] 20/18 [P1]
Sandy 08/41 [P2] [DS] 08/39   20/10 [P1] [US] 20/08
Huntingdon 08.56a ~ 08.59d [P3] [DS] 08.58 ~ 08.59   19/55 [P2] [US] 19/55
Connington Loop - -   19w24 ~ 19w43 ?
Connington South Jn 09/09 ?   19/22 [US] 19/20
Holme Jn 09/11 09/23   19/20 ?
Fletton Jn 09/16 [DS] 09/30   19/14 [UF] 19/11
Peterborough 09/20 [P4] ? ~ 09.49   19/06 [P1] 19/04
Helpston Jn 09/26 10/10   18/52 18/40
Tallington Jn 09/31 10/12   18/44 18/37
Stoke Jn 09/46 10/23   18/26 [US] 18/22
Grantham 09/51 [P2] 10/27   18/20 [P1] 18/14
Claypole Loop 09/58 10/34   18/08 18/04
Newark North Gate 10/05 [P1] 10/39   18/01 [P3] 18/00
Newark Flat Crossing 10/06 10/41   17/59 17/59
Retford 10/20 [P2] 10/56   17w24 ~ 17w39 [P1] 17.24 ~ 17.40
Babworth Loop 10*23 ~ 10*32 [DS] ?   - -
Loversall Carr Jn 10/44 11/12   17/10 17/11
Black Carr Jn - -   17/09 ?
Potteric Carr Jn - -   17/08 ?
Doncaster 10/47 [DF] 11/17 [DF]   17/07 [P1] [ESL] 17/09 [UF]
Shaftholme Jn 10/52 11/20   17/01 17/05
Temple Hirst Jn 11/01 11/27   16/54 16/57
Hambleton North Jn 11/05 11/30   16/49 16/53
Colton Jn 11/16 [NNL] 11/36   16/43 [NNL] 16/45
York 11.23a [P10] 11.41   16.35d [P11] 16.37


Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Workings

5Z59 : (47760 + 47580 with 33207 on rear?) : Southall to Hornsey
5Z59 : (33207 with 47580 + 47760 on rear) : Hornsey to London Kings Cross
5Z65 : (33207 with 47580 on rear?) : London Kings Cross to Ferme Park
5Z65 : (47580 with 33207 on rear?) : Ferme Park to Southall

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Southall Depot 04.30d 00.23a
Southall Yard 04.40 ~ 04.50 23.58 ~ 00.13
Southall East Jn 04/51 23/56
West Ealing 04/55 23/51
Acton West 04/58 23/48
Acton Main Line 05.00 ~ 05.45 23.26 ~ 23.45
Acton Wells Jn 05/50 23/22
Willesden Junction HL 05/54 23/19
Kensal Green Jn 05/55 23/17
Gospel Oak 06/03 23/05
Junction Road Jn 06/05 23/02
Upper Holloway 06/07 23/01
Harringay Park Jn 06/09 22/59
Ferme Park Reception 06.21 ~ 06.36 22.03 ~ 22.52
Hornsey Sig. K440 06.39 ~ 06.42 -
Harringay 06/47 21/58
Finsbury Park 06/49 21/57
Holloway South Jn 06/52 21/53
Belle Isle 06/54 21/51
London Kings Cross 06.56a [P1] 21.49d

5Z61 : (47580?) : York to Holgate Sidings
5Z62 : (47580?) : Holgate Sidings to York

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
York 12.32d [P10] 16.23a [P11]
Holgate Sidings 12.35a 16.19d

5Z60 : (60103) : York N.R.M. to Holgate Sidings (cancelled)

Location Booked
York N.R.M. 15.49d
York Siemens 15.50 ~ 15.55
York 15.58 ~ 16.02 [P11]
Holgate Sidings 16.05a


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