20th May 2017

UK Railtours
The Return of the Settle & Carlisle Line

Locos Used 68002 'Intrepid' & 68017 'Hornet'
Stock Used 10729+10734+17167+325+3247+3275+3182+3267+1566+3273+3174

Route :
1Z68 : London Kings Cross to Carlisle
1Z69 : Carlisle to London Kings Cross

Loco(s) Route
68002 (1) London Kings Cross - (via ECML) - Doncaster - Adwick - South Kirkby Jn - 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 - Hellifield - Settle Jn - (via S&C) - Petteril Bridge Jn - Carlisle
68017 (2) Carlisle - Petteril Bridge Jn - Haltwhistle - Hexham - Blaydon - Norwood Jn - Low Fell Jn - Birtley Jn - (via ECML) - London Kings Cross

Notes :
(1) 68017 on rear.
(2) 68002 on rear.
(3) This tour used the 'Northern Belle' stock.


68002 passing through Appleby on 1Z68 (photo: Nick Bartlett)

Source : Mark Herriott (on the tour throughout)

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

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
London Kings Cross 08.18d [P1] 08.18   22.08a [P1] 22.11 [P1]
Belle Isle 08/20 [FL1] 08/19   22/05 [FL2] 22/09
Holloway South Jn 08/21 ?   22/04 ?
Finsbury Park 08/22 [P5] [DF] 08/22   22/02 [P4] [UF] 22/06
Alexandra Palace 08/24 [DF] 08/24   22/01 [UF] 22/04
Potters Bar 08.31a ~ 08.33d [P4] [DS] 08.31 ~ 08.34   21.50a ~ 21.55d [P1] [US] 21.50 ~ 21.56
Welwyn Garden City 08/40 [DS] 08/42   21/36 [US] 21/37
Digswell Jn 08*42 ~ 08*50 ? ~ 08.50   21/35 ?
Woolmer Green Jn 08/53 [DF] 08/53   21/33 21/33
Stevenage 08.57a ~ 08.58d [P3] [DF] 08.56 ~ 08.59   21.25a ~ 21.29d [P1] [US] 21.25 ~ 21.29
Hitchin 09/02 [DF] 09/03   21/20 [P1] [US] 21/20
Sandy 09/12 [DF] 09/11   21/06 [US] 21/10
Huntingdon 09/21 [DF] 09/20   20/55 [UF] 20/58
Connington South Jn 09/26 ?   20/49 [UF] 20/53
Holme Jn 09/27 09/26   20/48 ?
Fletton Jn 09/31 ?   20/44 ?
Peterborough 09.33a ~ 09.36d [P4] [DS] 09.32 ~ 09.42 [P4] [DS]   20.40a ~ 20.42d [P1] [UF] 20.41 ~ 20.45
Helpston Jn 09/43 [DS] 09/49   20/35 20/37
Tallington Jn 09/47 [DS] 09/52   20/32 [UF] 20/35
Stoke Jn 10*01 ~ 10*11 ? ~ 10.10   20/23 [UF] 20/25
Grantham 10/19 [P2] 10/18   20/18 [P1] 20/20
Claypole Loop 10/27 10/25   20/10 20/13
Newark North Gate 10/32 [P1] 10/31   20/06 [P2] 20/11
Newark Flat Crossing 10/32 10/32   20/06 20/10
Retford 10/45 10/43   19/54 19/56
Loversall Carr Jn 10/54 10/51   19/46 19/45
Doncaster 10C58 ~ 11C01 [P8] 10.57 ~ 11.01   19*35 ~ 19*41 [P1] 19.38 ~ 19.41

 

Location Booked Actual
Adwick 11/05 [P2] 11/07
Adwick Jn 11/06 11/07
South Kirkby Jn 11/10 11/11
Hare Park Jn 11/17 11/20
Crofton West Jn 11/21 11/22
Calder Bridge Jn 11*25 ~ 11*36 ?
Turners Lane Jn 11/40 ?
Normanton 11/43 ?
Altofts Jn 11/44 11/41
Methley Jn 11/47 11/43
Stourton Jn 11/54 11/50
Engine Shed Jn 12/01 [DWC] 11/54
Whitehall Jn 12/02 [DS] 11/58
Armley Jn 12*05 ~ 12*16 ? ~ 12.14
Apperley Jn 12/24 12/21
Dockfield Jn 12/29 ?
Shipley 12/31 [P2] 12/28
Keighley 12/39 [P2] 12/36
Skipton 12/55 [P3] 12/50
Hellifield 13C08 ~ 13C10 [P2] ? ~ 13.01
Settle Jn 13/14 13/05
Horton-in-Ribblesdale 13/23 ?
Ribblehead 13/30 13/26
Blea Moor 13/32 13/28
Garsdale 13/43 ?
Ais Gill Summit 13/46 ?
Mallerstang 13/49 ?
Kirkby Stephen 13/53 13/50
Ormside 14/04 ?
Appleby 14/07 14/00
Kirkby Thore SB 14/15 14/05
Culgaith SB 14/19 14/08
Lazonby & Kirkoswald 14/29 ?
Low House SB 14/38 14/24
Howe & Co Siding 14/42 14/27
Petteril Bridge Jn 14/50 14/48
London Road Jn 14/51 ?
Carlisle 14.54a [P4] ~ 16.12d [P4] 14.52 ~ 16.32
London Road Jn 16/14 ?
Petteril Bridge Jn 16/15 16/36
Corby Gates SB 16/21 ?
Brampton Fell SB 16/27 ?
Low Row SB 16/32 ?
Haltwhistle 16/43 17/17
Haydon Bridge 16/55 ?
Hexham 17/04 [P1] 17/35
Prudhoe 17/17 17/44
Wylam 17/21 ?
Blaydon 17/27 [P1] 17/51
Metrocentre 17C31 ~ 17C33 [P1] 17/54?
Norwood Jn 17/39 18/01
Low Fell Jn 17/45 [SL] ?
Birtley Jn 17/53 18/09
Durham 18/01 [P1] 18/18
Tursdale Jn 18/07 18/23
Ferryhill South Jn 18/09 18/25
Darlington 18/18 [UM] 18/33
Northallerton 18/26 [P1] [UF] 18/42
Thirsk 18/32 [UF] 18/53
Tollerton Jn 18/41 [UF-US] 19/02
Skelton Bridge Jn 18*49 ~ 18*57 ?
Skelton Jn 19/00 19/07
York 19*04 ~ 19*07 [P3] [NNL] 19.10 ~ 19.13
Colton Jn 19/12 19/19
Hambleton North Jn 19/17 19/24
Temple Hirst Jn 19/22 19/27
Shaftholme Jn 19/28 19/33


Associated E.C.S. Moves

5Z68 : (68017 with 68002 on rear) : York Holgate Sidings to London Kings Cross

Location Booked
York Holgate Sidings 05.02d
Colton Jn 05/09
Hambleton North Jn 05/15
Temple Hirst Jn 05/19
Shaftholme Jn 05/26
Doncaster 05/30
Loversall Carr Jn 05/33
Retford 05/44
Newark Flat Crossing 05/57
Newark North Gate 05/58
Claypole Loop 06/02
Grantham 06/08
Stoke Jn 06/12
Tallington Jn 06/21
Peterborough 06C29 ~ 06C31
Connington South Jn 06/38
Huntingdon 06/46
Sandy 07/04
Hitchin 07/20
Stevenage 07/28
Woolmer Green Jn 07/35
Welwyn Garden City 07/39
Potters Bar 07/43
Alexandra Palace 07/48
Finsbury Park 07/51
Belle Isle 07/53
London Kings Cross 07.56a [P1]

5Z68 : (68002 with 68017 on rear) : Carlisle to Kingmoor Sidings
5Z69 : (68017 with 68002 on rear) : Kingmoor Sidings to Carlisle

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Carlisle 15.03d [P4] 16.02a [P4]
Caldew Jn 15/06 15/59
Kingmoor Sidings 15.13a 15.52d

5Z69 : (68002 with 68017 on rear) : London Kings Cross to Bowes Park
5Z69 : (68017 with 68002 on rear) : Bowes Park to Hanwell Bridge Loop
5Z69 : (68002 with 68017 on rear) : Hanwell Bridge Loop to Kensal Green Service Platform
5Z69 : (68017 with 68002 on rear) : Kensal Green Service Platform to Old Oak Common C.S.

Location Booked
London Kings Cross 22.30d [P1]
Belle Isle 22/32
Holloway South Jn 22/34
Finsbury Park 22/39
Alexandra Palace 22/46
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 23/31
Kensal Green Jn 23/43
Willesden Junction HL 23/45
Acton Wells Jn 23/47
Acton Main Line 23/49
Acton West 23/53
Hanwell 23/56
Hanwell Bridge Loop 23.59 ~ 00.24
Hanwell 00/26
West Ealing 00/28
Acton West 00/33
Old Oak Common East 00/37
Kensal Green Service Platform 00.41 ~ 01.01
Old Oak Common East 01/05
Old Oak Common C.S. 01.10a


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