10th December 2016

Railway Touring Company
The Christmas White Rose

Locos Used 47854 'Diamond Jubilee' & steam: 46233 'Duchess of Sutherland'
Stock Used 99041+99122+99121+99712+99351+99348+99128+99350?+4973+1861+99304+6312

Route : 
1Z34 : London Kings Cross to York
1Z36 : York to Finsbury Park

Loco(s) Route
46233 London Kings Cross - (via ECML) - York
46233 (1) York - (via ECML) - Finsbury Park

Notes : 
(1) 47854 on rear.
(2) It is reported that the tour had a late start from Kings Cross, due to the late arrival of the E.C.S. from Southall. It was then further delayed at Alexandra Palace, when the tour was about to be diverted via Hertford North, due to the overhead wires coming down on the main line. However 46233 then stalled on the climb over the E.C.M.L. Assisted from the rear by 47237? By now the main line had reopened, so the train ran as booked via Potter Bar.
(3) There were two tours to York on this date, both using steam traction and named 'The Christmas White Rose'.

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Nick Bartlett)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Kings Cross 06.06d [P1] 07.12 [P1]   - -
Belle Isle 06/08 07/13   - -
Holloway South Jn 06/10 ?   - -
Finsbury Park 06/14 [P5] 07/18   22.11a [P1] 22.16a
Alexandra Palace 06/18 [P3] ? ~ 08.56   22/05 [P1] 22/07
Potters Bar 06/33 [P4] 09/11   21/52 [P1] 21/52
Welwyn Garden City 06/44 [P3] 09/19 [P3]   21/36 [P2] 21/37
Digswell Jn 06/47 09/20   21/27 21/34
Woolmer Green Jn 06/50 09/23   21/24 21/31
Stevenage 06.55a ~ 06.58d [P3] 09.28 ~ 09.32   21.16a ~ 21.18d [P1] 21.21 ~ 21.25
Hitchin 07/03 09/38   21/11 [P1] 21/14
Sandy 07/17 [P2] 09/47   21/01 [P1] 21/02
Huntingdon 07.35a ~ 07.40d [P3] 10.02 ~ 10.04   20.42a ~ 20.44d [P2] 20.42 ~ 20.46
Connington Loop - -   19w34 ~ 20w31 [US] ?
Connington South Jn 07/49 ?   19/32 20/09
Holme Jn 07w52 ~ 08w20 ? ~ 10.48   19/30 ?
Fletton Jn 08/30 ?   19/22 ?
Peterborough 08.33a ~ 08.38d [P4] 11.01 ~ 11.05 [P4] [DS]   19.04a ~ 19.20d [P2] 19.54 ~ 19.58 [P3]
Helpston Jn 08/47 11/14   18/49 19/47
Tallington Jn 08/52 11/19   18/41 19/45
Stoke Jn 09/06 11/35   18/26 19/32
Grantham 09/13 [P2] 11/41   18/20 [P1] 19/27
Claypole Loop 09/21 11/48   18/10 19/17
Newark North Gate 09/25 [P1] 11/52   18/05 [P2] 19/13 [P2]
Newark Flat Crossing 09/25 11/53   18/04 19/12
Carlton-on-Trent Loop 09/29 ?   17*50 ~ 17*56 [UPL] ?
Retford 09/39 [P2] 12/11   16w44 ~ 17w32 [P1] 18.29 ~ 18.53 [P1]
Babworth Loop 09w42 ~ 10w21 ?   - -
Loversall Carr Jn 10/36 13/03   16*20 ~ 16*31 17/48?
Doncaster 10.48 ~ 10.48 [P4] 13/08   16/13 [P1] 17/44
Shaftholme Jn 10/55 13/11   16/06 17/38
Haywood Jn 10/58 DIV   - -
Knottingley South Jn 11/10 DIV   - -
Knottingley West Jn 11/12 DIV   - -
Ferrybridge North Jn 11/14 DIV   - -
Milford Jn 11/23 DIV   - -
Church Fenton 11/30 [P2] DIV   - -
Temple Hirst Jn DIV ?   15/58 17/31
Hambleton North Jn DIV ?   15/53 17/26
Colton Jn 11/38 13/38   15/43 17/18
York 11.46a [P11] 13.44 [P11]   15.32d [P10] 17.04


Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Workings

5Z34 : (47237? + 46233?) : Southall to Ferme Park
5Z34 : (46233 with 47237 on rear) : Ferme Park to Hornsey
5Z34 : (47237 with 46233 on rear) : Hornsey to London Kings Cross
5Z37 : (46233 with 47854 on rear) : Finsbury Park to Southall

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Southall Depot 03.31d 23.24a
Southall Yard 03.41 ~ 04.01 23.04 ~ 23.14
Southall East Jn 04/03 23/02
West Ealing 04/06 22/57
Acton West 04/11 22/53
Acton Main Line 04/14 22/50
Acton Wells Jn 04/17 22/47
Willesden Junction HL 04/20 22/45
Kensal Green Jn 04/22 22/44
Gospel Oak 04/30 22/34
Camden Road Jn 04/34 22/31
Camden Road Central Jn 04/37 22/30
York Way North Jn 04/39 22/28
Copenhagen Jn 04/40 22/27
Holloway South Jn 04/42 22/25
Finsbury Park 04/48 22.21d [P1]
Ferme Park [Reception] 04.57 ~ 05.22 -
Hornsey Sig. K440 05.25 ~ 05.30 -
Harringay 05/35 -
Finsbury Park 05/37 -
Holloway South Jn 05/40 -
Belle Isle 05/43 -
London Kings Cross 05.45a [P1] -

5Z32 : (46233 with 99041) : York - York N.R.M. - York Thrall - Holgate Sidings
(Loco turning trip)

Location Booked
York 11.57d [P11]
York Fuelling Point 12.02 ~ 12.06
York N.R.M. 12.11 ~ 13.13
York Fuelling Point 13.18 ~ 13.22
York 13.27 ~ 13.31 [P10]
Holgate Sidings 13.34 ~ 13.37
York Yard South Jn 13/39
York Yard North R,S, 13.43 ~ 13.46
York Thrall Turntable 13.51 ~ 14.33
York Yard North R.S. 14.38 ~ 14.41
York Yard South Jn 14/45
Holgate Sidings 14.48a

5Z35 : (D9002 + tour stock) : York to Holgate Sidings
5Z36 : (47854? + tour stock?) : Holgate Sidings to York

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
York 12.01d [P11] 15.21a [P11]
Holgate Sidings 12.05a 15.17d


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