6th August 2016

UK Railtours
The Edinburgh Tattoo (Day 1 of 3)

Locos Used 68005 'Defiant' & 68022 'Resolution'
Stock Used 3174+3273+1566+3267+3182+3275+3247+325+17167+10734+10729+92904

Route : 1Z66 throughout

Loco(s) Route
68005 (1) London Kings Cross - (via ECML) - Edinburgh Waverley

Notes : 
(1) 68022 on rear.
(2) This tour used the 'Northern Belle' stock.
(3) Day 2 of 3: Off tour options were: visits to the Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway and the Falkirk Wheel boat lift.

Source : David Lodwick (on the tour throughout)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from David Lodwick & Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual
London Kings Cross 08.17d [P1] [FL2] 08.17
Belle Isle 08/19 [DF] 08/18
Finsbury Park 08/22 [P5] [DF] 08/21
Alexandra Palace 08/24 [DF] 08/23
Potters Bar 08/32 [P4] [DS] 08/30
Welwyn Garden City 08/40 [P3] [DS] 08/37
Digswell Jn 08*42 ~ 08*47 ? ~ 08.46
Woolmer Green Jn 08/51 [DF] 08/49
Stevenage 08.55a ~ 08.59d [P3] [DF] 08.53 ~ 08.59
Hitchin 09/04 [DF] 09/04
Sandy 09/14 [DF] 09/11
Huntingdon 09/26 [DF] 09/20
Holme Jn 09/35 09/26
Fletton Jn 09/39 09/32
Peterborough 09.42a ~ 09.47d [P4] [DS] 09.37 ~ 09.47
Helpston Jn 09/54 [DS] 09/54
Tallington Jn 09/59 [DS] 09/58
Stoke Jn 10/14 10/10
Grantham 10/20 [P2] 10/16
Claypole Loop 10/28 10/22
Newark North Gate 10/32 [P1] 10/25
Newark Flat Crossing 10/33 10/26
Retford 10/46 10/37
Loversall Carr Jn 10/55 10/46
Doncaster 10/58 [DF] 10/52
Shaftholme Jn 11/01 10/55
Temple Hirst Jn 11/07 11/01
Hambleton North Jn 11/11 11/05
Colton Jn 11/17 11/11
York 11*23 ~ 11*27 [P11] 11/19?
Skelton Jn 11/29 [DF] 11/21
Skelton Bridge Jn 11/32 [DS] ?
Tollerton Jn 11/39 [DS] 11/31
Thirsk 11/51 [P2] [DS] 11/43
Longlands Jn 11/57 ?
Northallerton 11/58 11/57
Darlington 12/09 [P4] 12/09
Ferryhill South Jn 12/20 12/18
Tursdale Jn 12/22 12/20
Durham 12/27 12/26
Birtley Jn 12/35 12/32
King Edward Bridge South Jn 12/38 12/35
Newcastle 12C42 ~ 12C45 [P2] 12.38 ~ 12.45
Heaton South Jn 12/49 12/55
Morpeth 13/03 [P2] 13/08
Morpeth North Jn 13*05 ~ 13*13 [GL] ?
Alnmouth for Alnwick 13/28 [P2] 13/32
Belford LC 13/40 13/42
Berwick-upon-Tweed 13/53 [P2] 13/53
Reston 14/02 ?
Grantshouse 14/07 14/06
Oxwellmains 14/14 ?
Dunbar 14/15 14/14
Drem 14/25 [P2] 14/22
Prestonpans 14/31 [P2] ?
Monktonhall Jn 14/35 14/29
Portobello Jn 14/37 14/33
Craigentinny Jn 14/38 ?
Abbeyhill Jn 14/40 ?
Edinburgh Waverley 14.42a [P20] 14.40


Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z65 : (68005 with 68022 on rear) : Crewe to Bowes Park
5Z65 : (68022 with 68005 on rear) : Bowes Park to London Kings Cross

Location Booked
Crewe C.S. 02.40d
Crewe 02.45 ~ 03.03
Basford Hall Jn 03/07
Madeley 03/15
Norton Bridge 03/28
Little Bridgeford Jn 03/29
Stafford 03/35
Trent Valley Jn 03/36
Whitehouse Jn 03/39
Colwich 03/42
Rugeley North Jn 03/44
Lichfield North Jn 03/51
Amington Jn 03/57
Nuneaton 04/08
Trent Valley Jn 04/26
Rugby 04/28
Hillmorton Jn 04/30
Weedon 04/39
Hanslope Jn 04/51
Milton Keynes Central 04/56
Bletchley 04/59
Ledburn Jn 05/10
Tring 05/19
Bourne End Jn 05/26
Watford Junction 05/38
Harrow & Wealdstone 05/46
Wembley Central 05.52 ~ 05.55
Sudbury Jn 05/58
Wembley Sig.781/783 06.03 ~ 06.06
Harlesden Jn 06/09
Kensal Green Jn 06/14
Gospel Oak 06/22
Camden Road Jn 06/25
Camden Road Central Jn 06/27
York Way North Jn 06/29
Copenhagen Jn 06/30
Finsbury Park 06/35
Wood Green Sig.K453 06*40 ~ 06*43
Alexandra Palace 06/44
Bowes Park R.R.L. 06.49 ~ 07.07
Alexandra Palace 07/11
Finsbury Park 07/18
Holloway South Jn 07/23
Belle Isle 07/25
London Kings Cross 07.27a [P1]

5Z66 : (68022 with 68005 on rear) : Edinburgh Waverley to Craigentinny

Location Booked
Edinburgh Waverley 15.03d [P20]
Abbeyhill Jn 15/04
Craigentinny Jn 15.06 ~ 15.07
Craigentinny T&RSMD 15.10a


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