10th December 2016

Vintage Trains
The Christmas White Rose

Loco Used steam: 5043 'Earl of Mount Edgcumbe'
Stock Used 96100+9101+5212+5157+5198+99349+99361+99353+17018+35470

Route : 
1Z43 : Tyseley Warwick Road to York
1Z45 : York to Tyseley Warwick Road

Loco Route
5043 Tyseley Warwick Road - Small Heath South Jn - Bordesley Jn - Landor Street Jn - Water Orton - Coleshill Parkway - Whitacre Jn - Tamworth HL - Burton-on-Trent - Stenson Jn - Derby - Ambergate Jn - Clay Cross North Jn - Chesterfield - Tapton Jn - Barrow Hill North Jn - Beighton Jn - Masborough Jn - Aldwarke Jn - Swinton - Moorthorpe - Pontefract Baghill - Ferrybridge North Jn - Milford Jn - Church Fenton - Colton Jn - York
5043 York - (via ECML) - Doncaster - Hexthorpe Jn - Mexborough - Thrybergh Jn - Aldwarke Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Chesterfield - Clay Cross North Jn - Alfreton - Langley Mill - Toton Centre - Trent East Jn - Sheet Stores Jn - Castle Donington - Stenson Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Tyseley Warwick Road

Notes : 
(1) There were two tours on this date using steam traction and both named 'The Christmas White Rose'.

Source : Al Wallace (on the tour throughout)

Photo Review


5043 on 1Z43 taking water at Pontefract Baghill (photo: Al Wallace)


D9002 working 5Z44 ECS from York to Holgate Sidings (photo: Al Wallace)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Tyseley Warwick Road  07.50d 07.49?   22.14a 22.19?
Small Heath South Jn 07/59 07/58   22/08 22/13
Bordesley Jn 08/07 08/02   22/02 22/05
St Andrews Jn 08/08 08/03   22/01 22/04
Landor Street Jn 08/10 08/07   21/59 22/02
Water Orton 08/23 08/24   21/50 21/53
Coleshill Parkway 08.26a ~ 08.29d [P2] 08.27 ~ 08.30   21.37a ~ 21.40d [P1] 21.44 ~ 21.48 [P1]
Whitacre Jn 08/32 08/33   21/34 21/40
Kingsbury Jn 08/47 08/45   21/29 21/35
Tamworth HL 08.55a ~ 08.57d [P3] 08.54 ~ 08.58   21.18a ~ 21.20d [P4] 21.22 ~ 21.27
Elford - -   21*04 ~ 21*10 [GL] 21.04 ~ 21.14
Wichnor Jn 09/05 09/07   20/58 20/56
Burton-on-Trent 09.11a ~ 09.13d [P1] 09.13 ~ 09.16   20.49a ~ 20.51d [P2] 20.44 ~ 20.48
Clay Mills Jn 09/17 09/19   20/46 20/41
North Stafford Jn 09/21 09/23   20/43 20/36
Stenson Jn 09/22 09/24   20/42 20/35
Derby 09.31a ~ 09.34d [P1] 09.34 ~ 09.39   - -
Duffield 09/42 09/48   - -
Belper 09/46 09/50   - -
Broadholme 09/48 09/52   - -
Ambergate Jn 09*51 ~ 09*58 [DPL] 09/52?   - -
Castle Donington - -   20/18 20/19
Sheet Stores Jn - -   20/12 20/12
Trent East Jn - -   20/09 20/08
Toton Jn - -   20/03 20/05
Toton Centre - -   20/02 20/04
Trowell Jn - -   19/57 20/00
Langley Mill - -   19/51 19/56
Ironville Jn - -   19/47 19/51
Alfreton - -   19/43 19/49
Clay Cross North Jn 10/12 10/03   19/35 19/40
Chesterfield South Jn 10/15 [DBH] 10/05   19/32 19/36
Chesterfield 10.17a ~ 10.18d [P3] 10.07 ~ 10.08   19.27a ~ 19.29d [P3] 19.31 ~ 19.33
Tapton Jn 10/21 10/09   19/25 19/30
Barrow Hill North Jn 10/24 ?   18/46 ?
Beighton Jn 10/30 10/20   18/38 18/43
Treeton Jn 10/34 ?   18/34 ?
Masborough Jn 10/38 ?   18/30 ?
Aldwarke Jn 10/41 10/40   18/26 18/31
Swinton 10/44 10/42   - -
Moorthorpe 10/59 [P2] 10/58   - -
Pontefract Baghill 11w08 ~ 11w38 11.06 ~ 11.39   - -
Ferrybridge North Jn 11/40 11/41   - -
Milford Jn 11/49 11/48   - -
Church Fenton 11/55 [P2] 11/53   - -
Thrybergh Jn - -   18/23 ?
Mexborough - -   18/19 18/22
Hexthorpe Jn - -   18/12 18/11
Doncaster - -   17*43 ~ 18*05 17.52 ~ 18.05
Shaftholme Jn - -   17/37 17/44
Temple Hirst Jn - -   17/29 17/36
Hambleton North Jn - -   17/23 17/31
Colton Jn 12/02 12/01   17/15 17/22
York 12.10a [P10] 12.08 [P10]   17.07d [P10] 17.10 [P10]


Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Workings

5Z43 : (5043 with 96100) : York - York N.R.M. - York Thrall - Holgate Sidings
(Loco turning trip)

Location Booked
York 12.18d [P10]
York Fuelling Point 12.23 ~ 12.27
York N.R.M. 12.32 ~ 14.50
York Fuelling Point 14.55 ~ 14.59
York 15.04 ~ 15.06 [P11]
Holgate Sidings 15.09 ~ 15.12
York Yard South Jn 15/14
York Yard North R.S. 15.18 ~ 15.21
York Thrall Turntable 15.26 ~ 16.12
York Yard North R.S. 16.17 ~ 16.20
York Yard South Jn 16/24
Holgate Sidings 16.27a

5Z44 : (D9002 + tour stock) : York to Holgate Sidings
5Z45 : (D9002 with 5043 on rear) : Holgate Sidings to York

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
York 12.33d [P10] 16.52a [P10]
Holgate Sidings 12.37a 16.47d


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