30th December 2016

Rail Operations Group
One Last Task / Last Orders

Tour(s) cancelled, due to gauging issues.

Route :
1Z31 : London Kings Cross to Dereham
1Z32 : Dereham to London Kings Cross
1Z47 : London Kings Cross to Ely

Tour Name Advertised Loco(s) Advertised Route
One Last Task 31233 + 31452 (1) London Kings Cross - Potters Bar - Knebworth - Stevenage - Hitchin - Letchworth - Royston - Shepreth Branch Jn - Cambridge - Ely - Thetford - Wymondham
One Last Task 47812 (2) Wymondham - Dereham
One Last Task 47812 (2) Dereham - Wymondham
One Last Task 31233 + 31452 (1) Wymondham - (reverse of outward route) - London Kings Cross
Last Orders 47812 (2) London Kings Cross - Potters Bar - Stevenage - Hitchin - Letchworth - Royston - Shepreth Branch Jn - Cambridge - Ely

Notes : 
(1) 47812 on rear.
(2) 31452 + 31233 on rear.
(3) John Clifford comments: This was planned to be a trip to the Mid Norfolk Railway (M.N.R.) and back using two Class 31s and a Class 47 in top and tail mode hauling a Class 442 E.M.U. This part was called 'One Last Task'. Then there was to be a final trip to Ely to get the stock back to Papworth Sidings under the title of 'Last Orders'. The M.N.R. was holding a diesel gala over this long weekend. The tickets duly arrived for the tour and the timings appeared. Then, about a week before it was due to run, we were told that it was cancelled as the Class 442 was out of gauge at several locations.

Source : John Clifford (booked on tour)

Timings (Booked Only)
(from John Clifford)

'One Last Task'

Location Booked Booked
London Kings Cross 07.25d [P11] [SL1] 22.22a [P4]
Belle Isle 07/27 [DS] 22/20 [FL1]
Holloway South Jn 07/29 22/17 [UF]
Finsbury Park 07/31 [P7] [SL1] 22/11 [P1] [SL2]
Alexandra Palace 07/36 [P3] [DS] 22/05 [P2] [SL1]
Potters Bar 07.45a ~ 07.47d [P4] [DS] 21.50a ~ 21.54d [P1]
Welwyn Garden City 07/55 21/37 [P2]
Digswell Jn ? 21/35 [US]
Woolmer Green Jn 07/58 [DS] 21/33
Knebworth 08.00a ~ 08.03d 21.29a ~ 21.31d
Stevenage 08/09 [P4] 21/25 [P1]
Hitchin 08/13 [P2] [DCF] 21/20 [P1] [US]
Letchworth 08/18 21/17
Royston 08/28 [P2] 21/07 [P1]
Shepreth Branch Jn 08/41 20/53
Cambridge 08/47 20/48
Coldham Lane Jn 08/50 20/42
Ely Dock Jn 09/04 [DL] 20/28
Ely 09/05 [P1] 20/27 [P2]
Ely North Jn 09/08 20/24 [UL]
Brandon 09/26 20/05
Thetford 09/33 19/58
Attleborough 09/46 19/44
Wymondham 09.52 ~ 10.06 19.27 ~ 19.37
Dereham 10.50a 18.40d

'Last Orders'

Location Booked
London Kings Cross 22.38d [P4] [SL2]
Belle Isle 22/40 [DF]
Holloway South Jn 22/42 [DS]
Finsbury Park 22/44 [P7] [SL1]
Alexandra Palace 22/49 [P3] [DS]
Potters Bar 22/57 [P4]
Welwyn Garden City 23/05 [P3]
Digswell Jn 23*07 ~ 23*15
Woolmer Green Jn 23/19 [DS]
Stevenage 23/22 [P4]
Hitchin 23/26 [P2] [DCF]
Letchworth 23/31
Royston 23/41 [P2]
Shepreth Branch Jn 23/54
Cambridge 00/01
Coldham Lane Jn 00/04
Ely Dock Jn 00/18 [DL]
Ely 00.20a [P2]


Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z31 : (47812 with 31452 + 31233 on rear) : Ely Papworth Sidings to London Kings Cross

Location Booked
Papworth Sidings 04.30d
Ely North Jn 04/32
Ely 04/35
Ely Dock Jn 04/36
Coldham Lane Jn 04/50
Cambridge 04/53
Shepreth Branch Jn 04/59
Royston 05/17
Letchworth 05/31
Hitchin 05/36
Stevenage 05/42
Woolmer Green Jn 05/47
Digswell Jn 05/50
Welwyn Garden City 05/54
Potters Bar 06/04
Alexandra Palace 06/20
Finsbury Park 06.28 ~ 06.32
Holloway South Jn 06/36
Belle Isle 06/38
London Kings Cross 06.40a [P11]

5Z47 : (47812 with 31452 + 31233 on rear) : Ely to Ely Papworth Sidings

Location Booked
Ely 00.30d [P2]
Ely North Jn 00/33
Papworth Sidings 00.35a


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