25th March 2017

UK Railtours
The Dee Ranger

Locos Used 67015 & 67029 'Royal Diamond'
Stock Used 21269+3123+3067+1651+3068+3147+1691+3119+3097+1832+4927

Route :
1Z45 : Stevenage to Chester
1Z47 : Chester to Stevenage

Loco(s) Route
67029 (1) Stevenage - Welwyn Garden City - Potters Bar - Finsbury Park - Copenhagen Jn - York Way North Jn - Camden Road Jn - Primrose Hill - Camden Jn - (via WCML, Northampton & Trent Valley) - Crewe - Chester
67015 (2) Chester - Mickle Trafford - Northwich - Altrincham - Deansgate Jn - Northenden Jn - Hazel Grove HL Jn - New Mills South Jn - Chinley - Edale - Hope - Bamford - Hathersage - Dore - Sheffield (3)
67029 (1) Sheffield - Dore - Chesterfield - Alfreton - Langley Mill - Toton Centre
67029 Toton Centre - Meadow Lane Jn - Trent South Jn - Loughborough - Syston North Jn - Syston East Jn - Melton Mowbray - Oakham - Manton Jn - Stamford - Peterborough - (via ECML) - Finsbury Park

Notes :
(1) 67015 on rear.

(2) 67029 on rear.
(3)
David Lodwick comments: Everything went fine until the return journey, as Dore South Jn was O.O.U. we were diverted into Sheffield through line to reverse. 67015 was then shut down and we proceeded with 67029 leading. We were 38 minutes late at Chesterfield, then we experienced juddering under braking, obviously something was amiss. We went inside at Morton Jn, to stop and examine the train, as we had set off a hot box detector. Dragging brakes on the rear loco was suspected. The Driver could find nothing wrong. We set off again, now 65 minutes late. However we did not get far, only as far as Blackwell South Jn, where we stopped to examine again. After talking to the Motive Power Controller, it was agreed we would dump the rear loco at Toton. We left Blackwell South Jn 106 minutes late, and experienced no further problems. Arrival at Toton was 143 minutes late. This is where 67015 was taken off for dragging brakes, and an air leak on 67029 was rectified. We left Toton 174 minutes late. Arrived Finsbury Park at 00.33, 141 minutes late. 
(4)
Route confirmation required - above is from booked timings.

Source : David Lodwick (on the tour throughout)

Timings (Booked Only)
(from David Lodwick)

Location Booked Actual
Stevenage 07.31d [P1] [US]  
Woolmer Green Jn 07/35  
Digswell Jn 07/38 [US]  
Welwyn Garden City 07.42a ~ 07.45d [P2] [US]  
Potters Bar 07.54a ~ 07.57d [P1] [US]  
Alexandra Palace 08/06 [P2] [SL1]  
Finsbury Park 08.12a ~ 08.15d [P2] [US]  
Holloway South Jn 08/18 [US]  
Copenhagen Jn 08/21  
York Way North Jn 08/22  
Camden Road Central Jn 08*25 ~ 08*28  
Camden Road Jn 08/30  
Primrose Hill ?  
Camden Jn 08/40 [DS]  
Willesden West London Jn 08/45 [DS]  
Wembley Central 08/48 [P5] [DS]  
Harrow & Wealdstone 08/52 [DS]  
Watford Junction 08/59 [P8] [DS]  
Bourne End Jn 09/12 [DS]  
Tring 09/21 [DS]  
Ledburn Jn 09/27 [DS]  
Bletchley 09/34 [P3] [DS]  
Milton Keynes Central 09/41 [P3] [DS]  
Hanslope Jn 09/47  
Northampton 10/02 [P2]  
Long Buckby 10/13  
Daventry North Jn 10/18  
Hillmorton Jn 10/21  
Rugby 10c23 ~ 10c25 [P2]  
Trent Valley Jn 10/27 [DS]  
Newbold Jn ?  
Brinklow 10/32 [DF]  
Attleborough South Jn 10/37 [DF]  
Nuneaton 10/38 [P3] [DF]  
Amington Jn 10/48 [DF]  
Lichfield North Jn 10/54 [DF]  
Rugeley North Jn 11/00 [DF]  
Colwich 11/08 [DF]  
Stafford 11/14 [DF] [DF]
Norton Bridge 11/18 [DF]  
Madeley 11/27 [DF]  
Basford Hall Jn 11/32 [DF]  
Crewe 11/36 [P6]  
Crewe Steel Works 11/39  
Beeston Castle & Tarporley SB 11/48  
Chester 12.10a [P3] ~ 16.36d [P4]  
Mickle Trafford 16/43  
Moulds worth 16/49  
Greenbank 17/01  
Northwich 17/04  
Plumley West SB 17/07  
Mobberley 17/13  
Hale 17/17  
Altrincham 17/20 [P3] [P3]
Navigation Road 17/21  
Deansgate Jn 17/22  
Northenden Jn 17/28  
Hazel Grove HL Jn 17/41  
New Mills South Jn 17/47  
Chinley 17c52 ~ 17c53 [P2]  
Chinley North Jn 17/56  
Chinley East Jn 17/56  
Edale 18/02 [P2]  
Earles Sidings SB  18/06  
Bamford 18/08  
Grindleford 18/11 [P2]  
Totley Tunnel East 18/17  
Dore West Jn 18/19  
Dore Station Jn DIV ?
Sheffield DIV ? ~ ?
Dore Station Jn DIV ?
Dore South Jn 18/21  
Tapton Jn 18/27  
Chesterfield 18/28 [P3]  
Chesterfield South Jn 18/29  
Clay Cross North Jn 18/31  
Alfreton 18/38  
Ironville Jn 18/41 [ML]  
Langley Mill 18/45 [ML]  
Trowell Jn 18/54 [ML]  
Toton Centre 18/58 [ML]  
|Toton Jn 18/59 [HL]  
Meadow Lane Jn 19/01 [HL]  
Trent South Jn 19/04 [US]  
Loughborough 19/14 [US]  
Sileby Jn 19/20 [US]  
Syston North Jn 19/28  
Syston East Jn 19/29  
Frisby on the Wreake 19/37  
Melton Mowbray 19/43 [P1]  
Whissendine LC 19/49  
Ashwell LC 19/52  
Langham Jn 19/54  
Oakham 19/55 [P1]  
Manton Jn 19/59  
Luffenham 20/03  
Ketton 20/05  
Stamford ?  
Uffington 20/12  
Helpston Jn 20/16  
New England North Jn 20/25 [UF]  
Peterborough 20c29 ~ 20c40 [P3] [UF]  
Connington South Jn 20/49 [UF]  
Huntingdon 20/56 [UF]  
Sandy 21/08 [UF]  
Hitchin 21/18 [UF]  
Stevenage 21.22a ~ 21.25d [P2] [UF]  
Woolmer Green Jn 21/29  
Digswell Jn 21/32 [US]  
Welwyn Garden City 21.36a ~ 21.40d [P2] [US]  
Potters Bar 21.50a ~ 21.54d [P1] [US]  
Alexandra Palace 22/05 [SL1]  
Finsbury Park 22.12a [P1] 00.33?


Associated E.C.S. Workings

24/03/17 :
5M61 : (66061) : Eastleigh Arlington to Wembley Yard

Location Booked
Eastleigh Arlington 21.31d
Eastleigh 21/36
Winchester 21/43
Worting Jn 21/58
Basingstoke 22/00
Bramley 22/08
Southcote Jn 22/18
Oxford Road Jn 22/19
Reading 22C22 ~ 22C28
Kennet Bridge Jn 22/31
Twyford 22/36
Maidenhead 22/42
Slough 22/48
Heathrow Airport Jn 23/03
Southall 23/10
West Ealing 23/16
Acton West 23/21
Acton Main Line 23/22
Acton Wells Jn 23/25
Acton Canal Wharf 23/27
Willesden No.7 Jn 23/30
Wembley Yard 23.38a

25/03/17 :
5Z45 : (67015 with 67029 on rear) : Wembley Yard to Letchworth
5Z45 : (67029 with 67015 on rear) : Letchworth to Stevenage

Location Booked
Wembley Yard 05.25d
Harlesden Jn 05/39
Willesden West London Jn 05/43
Camden Jn 05/47
Camden Road Jn 05/51
Camden Road Central Jn 05/53
York Way North Jn 05/55
Copenhagen Jn 05/56
Holloway South Jn 05/58
Finsbury Park 06/01
Alexandra Palace 06/05
Potters Bar 06/13
Welwyn Garden City 06/20
Woolmer Green Jn 06/23
Stevenage 06/26
Hitchin 06/31
Letchworth A/D Line 06.38 ~ 07.12
Hitchin 07/17
Stevenage 07.23a [P1]

5Z46 : (67015 with 67029 on rear) : Chester to Chester East Jn
5Z46 : (67029 with 67015 on rear) : Chester East Jn to Chester Yard
5Z47 : (67015 with 67029 on rear) : Chester Yard to Chester East Jn
5Z47 : (67029 with 67015 on rear) : Chester East Jn to Chester Yard

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Chester 12.25d [P3] 16.25a [P4]
Chester East Jn 12.27 ~ 12.39 16.12 ~ 16.22
Chester Yard 12.42a 16.10d

5Z48 : (67029) : Finsbury Park to Wembley Yard

Location Booked
Finsbury Park 22.20d [P1]
Holloway South Jn 22/25
Copenhagen Jn 22/28
York Way North Jn 22/29
Camden Road Central Jn 22*32 ~ 22*38
Camden Road Jn 22/40
Gospel Oak 22/45
Kensal Green Jn 23/01
Harlesden Jn 23/06
Wembley Yard 23.16a

27/03/17 :
5O61 : (Cl.67?) : Wembley Yard to Eastleigh Arlington

Location Booked
Wembley Yard 09.53d
Willesden No.7 Jn 10/03
Acton Canal Wharf 10/17
Acton Wells Jn 10/19
South Acton Jn 10/24
Kew East Jn 10/27
Brentford 10/30
Hounslow 10/37
Feltham Jn 10/39
Feltham 10/41
Staines 10/47
Virginia Water 10/57
Addlestone Jn 11/08
Byfleet & New Haw 11/10
Woking 11/15
Woking Jn 11/16
Farnborough Main 11/27
Basingstoke 11/53
Worting Jn 11/58
Winchester 12/12
Eastleigh 12/24
Eastleigh Arlington 12.29a


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