3rd December 2016

UK Railtours
Grassington Dickensian Festival

Locos Used 68016 'Fearless' & 68023 'Achilles'
Stock Used 3174+3273+1566+3267+3182+3275+3247+325+17167+10734+10729

Route : 
1Z92 : London Kings Cross to Skipton
1Z95 : Skipton to London Kings Cross

Loco(s) Route
68023 (1) London Kings Cross - (via ECML) - Doncaster - Adwick - Hare Park Jn - Crofton West Jn - Calder Bridge Jn - Turners Lane Jn - Normanton - Altofts Jn - Methley Jn - Engine Shed Jn - Whitehall Jn - Shipley - Keighley - Skipton
68016 (2) Skipton - (reverse of outward route) - London Kings Cross

Notes : 
(1) 68016 on rear.
(2) 68023 on rear.
(3) This tour used the 'Northern Belle' stock.
(4) Off tour option; visit to White Scar Cave.

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

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Mark Herriott & Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Kings Cross 08.18d [P1] [FL1] 08.18   22.08a [P1] 22.12
Belle Isle 08/20 [DF] 08/19   22/05 [FL2] 22/09
Holloway South Jn 08/21 ?   22/05 ?
Finsbury Park 08/22 [P5] [DF] 08/22   22/02 [P4] [UF] 22/06
Alexandra Palace 08/24 [DF] 08/24   22/01 [UF] 22/05
Potters Bar 08.31a ~ 08.34d [P4] [DS] 08.31 ~ 08.34   21.50a ~ 21.55d [P1] [UF] 21.52 ~ 21.58
Welwyn Garden City 08/41 [P3] [DS] 08/42   21/39 [P2] [US] 21/44
Digswell Jn 08*44 ~ 08*47 ? ~ 08.47   21/37 [US] 21/43
Woolmer Green Jn 08/50 [DF] 08/50   21/36 [UF] 21/40
Stevenage 08.54a ~ 08.57d [P3] [DF] 08.53 ~ 08.57   21.29a ~ 21.32d [P2] [UF] 21.33 ~ 21.37
Hitchin 09/01 [DF] 09/02   21/25 [UF] 21/29
Sandy 09/10 [DF] 09/09   21/16 [UF] 21/21
Huntingdon 09/19 [DF] 09/18   21/07 [UF] 21/12
Connington South Jn 09/25 ?   21/02 [UF] 21/07
Holme Jn 09/26 [DF] 09/24   21/00 ?
Fletton Jn 09/30 ?   20/55 [US-UF] 21/00
Peterborough 09.32a ~ 09.35d [P4] [DS] 09.31 ~ 09.36   20.41a ~ 20.44d [P1] [US] 20.47 ~ 20.51
Helpston Jn 09/42 [DS] 09/42   20/35 20/42
Tallington Jn 09/46 [DS] 09/47   20/32 [UF] 20/41
Stoke Jn 10*00 ~ 10*11 ? ~ 09.59   20/23 [UF] 20/31
Grantham 10/19 [P2] 10/03   20/18 [P1] 20/25
Claypole Loop 10/27 10/09   20/10 20/16
Newark North Gate 10/32 [P1] 10/12   20/06 [P2] 20/14
Newark Flat Crossing 10/32 10/13   20/06 20/13
Retford 10/45 10/24   19/54 20/02
Loversall Carr Jn 10/54 10/33   19/46 19/54
Doncaster 10c58 ~ 11c00 [P8] 10.48 ~ 10.58   19c33 ~ 19c41 [P1] 19.37 ~ 19.49
Adwick 11/05 [P2] 11/04   19/26 [P1] 19/32
South Kirkby Jn 11/10 11/08   19/21 19/28
Hare Park Jn 11/17 11/17   19/14 19/24
Crofton West Jn 11/21 11/19   19/11 19/18
Calder Bridge Jn 11/23 11/23   19/09 19/14
Turners Lane Jn 11/35 11/35   19/06 19/11
Normanton 11/40 ?   19/01 ?
Altofts Jn 11/41 11/42   18/59 19/04
Methley Jn 11/44 11/43   18/57 19/01
Stourton Jn 11/51 11/52   18/52 18/57
Engine Shed Jn 11/59 [DWC] 11/55   18/49 18/53
Whitehall Jn 12*01 ~ 12*02 [DS] ? ~ 12.03   18/47 [UWC] 18/51
Armley Jn 12*05 ~ 12*16 ? ~ 12.19   18/45 [US] 18/43
Apperley Jn 12/24 12/24   18/36 18/36
Dockfield Jn 12/29 ?   18/32 ?
Shipley 12/31 [P2] 12/31   18/31 [P1] 18/32
Keighley 12/39 [P2] 12/37   18/20 [P1] 18/20
Skipton 12.54a [P4] 12.54   18.10d [P2] 18.11


Associated E.C.S. Workings

03/12/16 :
5Z91 : (68023 with 68016 on rear) : Crewe to Hornsey
5Z91 : (68016 with 68023 on rear) : Hornsey to London Kings Cross

Location Booked
Crewe C.S. 03.44d
Crewe 03.47 ~ 04.02
Basford Hall Jn 04/07
Madeley 04/12
Norton Bridge 04/23
Stafford 04/27
Trent Valley Jn 04/28
Whitehouse Jn 04/31
Colwich 04/34
Rugeley North Jn 04/37
Lichfield North Jn 04/43
Amington Jn 04/54
Nuneaton 05/08
Trent Valley Jn 05/20
Rugby 05/22
Hillmorton Jn 05/24
Daventry North Jn 05/27
Long Buckby 05/32
Northampton 05/41
Hanslope Jn 05/50
Milton Keynes Central 05/56
Bletchley 05/59
Ledburn Jn 06/07
Tring 06/13
Bourne End Jn 06/18
Watford Junction 06/25
Harrow & Wealdstone 06/32
Wembley Central 06.39 ~ 06.48
Willesden West London Jn 06/52
Camden Jn 06/55
Camden Road Jn 06/59
Camden Road Central Jn 07/01
York Way North Jn 07/03
Copenhagen Jn 07.04 ~ 07.19
Holloway South Jn 07/22
Finsbury Park 07/28
Hornsey Sig.K440 07.33 ~ 07.43
Harringay 07/48
Finsbury Park 07/50
Holloway South Jn 07/53
Belle Isle 07/56
London Kings Cross 07.58a [P1]

5Z93 : (68023 with 68016 on rear) : Skipton to Hellifield
5Z94 : (68016 with 68023 on rear) : Hellifield to Skipton

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Skipton 12.59d [P4] 18.03a [P2]
Hellifield Goods Loops 13.12a 17.49d

5Z96 : (68023 with 68016 on rear) : London Kings Cross to Bowes Park
5Z96 : (68016 with 68023 on rear) : Bowes Park to Wembley Yard

Location Booked
London Kings Cross 22.24d [P1]
Belle Isle 22/26
Holloway South Jn 22/28
Finsbury Park 22/34
Alexandra Palace 22/42
Bowes Park R.R.L. 22.52 ~ 23.02
Alexandra Palace 23/06
Finsbury Park 23/16
Holloway South Jn 23/18
Copenhagen Jn 23/21
York Way North Jn 23/22
Camden Road Central Jn 23/24
Camden Road Jn 23/26
Gospel Oak 23/30
Kensal Green Jn 23/42
Harlesden Jn 23/47
Wembley Yard 23.58a

04/12/16 :
5Z97 : (68016 with 68023 on rear) : Wembley Yard to Crewe

Location Booked
Wembley Yard 14.00d
Wembley Central 14/05
Harrow & Wealdstone 14/09
Watford Junction 14/17
Bourne End Jn 14/25
Tring 14/33
Ledburn Jn 14/42
Bletchley 14/55
Milton Keynes Central 15/03
Hanslope Jn 15/08
Northampton 15/19
Long Buckby 15/30
Daventry North Jn 15/35
Hillmorton Jn 15/38
Rugby 15/40
Trent Valley Jn 15/41
Nuneaton 15/59
Amington Jn 16/09
Lichfield North Jn 16/15
Rugeley North Jn 16/21
Colwich 16/30
Stafford 16/35
Norton Bridge 16/40
Madeley 16/49
Basford Hall Jn 16/54
Crewe 16.58 ~ 17.16
Crewe C.S. 17.19a


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