14th June 2017

UK Railtours
The Great Central Lament

Locos Used 66074 & 66182
Stock Used 21269+3120+3068+1691+3066+3123+3121+1832+4927+4946

Route : 
1Z56 : Finsbury Park to High Marnham
1Z57 : High Marnham to Deepcar
1Z58 : Deepcar to Finsbury Park

Loco(s) Route
66074 (1) Finsbury Park - Potters Bar - Stevenage - Peterborough - Stamford - Oakham - Syston East Jn - Syston North Jn - Loughborough - East Midlands Parkway - Trent South Jn - Meadow Lane Jn - Toton Centre - Trowell Jn - Langley Mill - Ironville Jn - Kirkby in Ashfield - Mansfield Woodhouse - Shirebrook Jn - Warsop Jn - Welbeck Colliery Jn - Clipstone West Jn - Clipstone East Jn - Thoresby Colliery Jn - Ollerton - High Marnham
66182 (2) High Marnham - (reverse of outward route) - Ironville Jn - Codnor Park Jn
66074 (1) Codnor Park Jn - Ironville Jn - Alfreton - Chesterfield - Tapton Jn - Barrow Hill North Jn - Beighton Jn - Woodhouse Jn - Woodburn Jn - Deepcar (3)
66182 (2) Deepcar - Woodburn Jn - Woodhouse Jn - Beighton Jn - Barrow Hill North Jn - Tapton Jn - Chesterfield - Alfreton - Ironville Jn - Langley Mill - Trowell Jn - Stapleford & Sandiacre - Toton T.M.D. (4) - Trent East Jn - Trent South Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Finsbury Park

Notes : 
(1) 66182 on rear.
(2) 66074 on rear.
(3) Site of former Deepcar station.
(4) At Toton T.M.D. we traversed the Loco Arrival line to the rear of the depot, where we watered the Kitchen Car, then carried on up Road 17 to the Down Reception line, then to Long Eaton Jn.

Source : David Lodwick (on the tour throughout)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from David Lodwick & Realtime Trains)

M.C Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual M.C
0.00 Finsbury Park 07.49d [P7] [SL1] 07.49   22.06a [P2] 22.04 437.24
2.37 Alexandra Palace 07/56 [P3] [DS] 07/53   22/02 [UF] 22/02 434.67
10.16 Potters Bar 08.05a ~ 08.10d [P4] [DS] 08.01 ~ 08.09   21.52a ~ 21.55d [P1] [UF] 21.47 ~ 21.54 427.08
17.64 Welwyn Garden City 08/19 [P3] [DS] 08/18   21/38 [P2] [US] 21/35 419.40
? Digswell Jn 08*21 ~ 08*31 ? ~ 08.30   21/35 [US] 21/34 ?
21.32 Woolmer Green Jn 08/34 [DF] 08/34   21/33 21/31 415.72
25.04 Stevenage 08.38a ~ 08.40d [P3] [DF] 08.38 ~ 08.41   21.24a ~ 21.28d [P1] [US] 21.22 ~ 21.25 412.20
29.33 Hitchin 08/45 [DS] 08/44   21/18 [P1] [US] 21/18 407.71
41.49 Sandy 08/56 [P2] [DS] 08/55   21/07 [P1] [US] 21/08 395.55
56.29 Huntingdon 09/08 [P3] [DS] 09/08   20/54 [P2] [US] 20/55 380.75
? Connington Loop - -   20*41 ~ 20*44 [US] ? 372.62
? Connington South Jn 09/16 ?   20/38 20/41 ?
66.65 Holme Jn 09*19 ~ 09*20 ? ~ 09.19   20/36 ? ?
? Fletton Jn 09/27 ?   20/29 ? ?
73.68 Peterborough 09.29a ~ 09.33d [P5] [DS] 09.29 ~ 09.46   20.25a ~ 20.27d [P3] [UF] 20.27 ~ 20.32 363.36
? New England North Jn 09/36 ?   20/21 [UF] ? ?
79.30 Helpston Jn 09/41 09/53   20/16 20/18 357.74
83.26 Uffington SB 09/46 09/57   20/11 20/14 353.78
? Stamford 09/49 ?   20/08 ? ?
89.41 Ketton SB 09/53 10/04   20/05 20/08 347.63
92.10 Luffenham 09/55 ?   20/00 ? ?
96.21 Manton Jn 09/59 10/10   19/56 20/02 341.03
99.59 Oakham 10/03 [P2] ?   19/52 [P1] 19/59 337.45
? Langham Jn 10/04 10/15   19/51 19/58 ?
? Ashwell LC 10/06 ?   19/49 ? ?
? Whissendine LC 10/08 10/18   19/47 19/54 ?
111.20 Melton Mowbray 10/14 [P2] 10/23   19/41 [P1] 19/50 326.04
? Frisby-on-the-Wreake 10/17 10/27   19/37 19/45 322.17
121.02 Syston East Jn 10/27 10/34   19/30 19/38 316.22
121.19 Syston North Jn 10/28 [DS] 10/37   19/28 19/36 316.05
123.74 Sileby Jn 10/32 [DS] 10/44   19/22 [US] 19/31 313.30
128.40 Loughborough 10/37 [P3] [DS] 10/51   19/16 [US] 19/27 308.64
135.20 East Midlands Parkway 10.45a ~ 10.48d [P3] [DS] 11.00 ~ 11.04   19.03a ~ 19.06d [P4] [US] 19.15 ~ 19.19 302.04
136.10 Trent South Jn 10/51 [HL] 11/06   19/01 [US] 19/13 301.14

 

M.C Location Booked Actual
137.49 Meadow Lane Jn 10/54 [HL] 11/08
138.30 Toton Jn 10/56 [HL] 11/09
138.68 Toton Centre 10/59 [DM] 11/10
142.13 Trowell Jn 11/04 [DM] 11/15
146.73 Langley Mill 11/09 11/21
150.73 Ironville Jn 11/14 11/25
? Sleights East SB 11/17 11/28
152.58 Pinxton 11/19 ?
155.43 Kirkby Lane End Jn 11/28 11/38
? Kirkby in Ashfield 11/29 [P2] 11/39
161.17 Mansfield Woodhouse 11/48 [P1] 11/50
164.14 Shirebrook Jn 11/55 11/58
164.59 Warsop Jn 11/59 ?
167.19 Welbeck Colliery Jn 12/03 ?
169.14 Clipstone West Jn 12/08 ?
169.39 Clipstone East Jn 12/09 ?
171.20 Thoresby Colliery Jn 12C15 ~ 12C17 ?
173.32 Ollerton 12.23a ~ 12.43d ?
174.14 Boughton Jn 12*53 ~ 12*58 ?
181.30 High Marnham 13.40a ~ 13.55d 14.10 ~ 14.24
188.46 Boughton Jn 14/23 ?
189.28 Ollerton Colliery Jn 14/28 ?
191.40 Thoresby Colliery Jn 14C33 ~ 14C35 14.51 ~ 14.53
193.21 Clipstone East Jn 14/39 ?
193.46 Clipstone West Jn 14/40 ?
195.41 Welbeck Colliery Jn 14/44 ?
198.01 Warsop Jn 14/50 ?
198.46 Shirebrook Jn 14/53 15/09
201.43 Mansfield Woodhouse 15/00 [P2] 15/16
? Kirkby in Ashfield 15/09 [P1] 15/25
207.17 Kirkby Lane End Jn 15/11 15/26
210.02 Pinxton 15/20 ?
210.52 Sleights East SB 15/22 ?
211.67 Ironville Jn 15/25 15/36
212.60 Codnor Park Jn 15.27 ~ 15.52 [U&DS] ? ~ 15.40
? Ironville Jn 15/55 15/56
215.71 Alfreton 15/59 [P1] 15/58
222.15 Clay Cross North Jn 16/06 [EL] 16/04
? Chesterfield South Jn 16/09 [DBH] 16/06
226.04 Chesterfield 16C10 ~ 16C12 [P3] 16.08 ~ 16.11
226.43 Tapton Jn 16/14 16/12
229.30 Barrow Hill North Jn 16/17 ?
235.32 Beighton Jn 16/24 16/24
236.66 Woodhouse Jn 16/26 ?
241.13 Woodburn Jn 16/32 ?
250.07 Deepcar 16.55a ~ 17.10d 16.54 ~ 17.10
259.01 Woodburn Jn 17/38 ?
? Woodhouse Jn 17/45 ?
264.62 Beighton Jn 17/47 17/46
270.64 Barrow Hill North Jn 17/58 ?
273.51 Tapton Jn 18/01 17/59
274.10 Chesterfield 18C03 ~ 18C06 [P3] 18.00 ~ 18.05
? Chesterfield South Jn 18/08 [EL] 18/07
277.79 Clay Cross North Jn 18/10 18/09
284.23 Alfreton 18/16 [P2] 18/15
? Ironville Jn 18/20 [UM] 18/17
290.41 Langley Mill 18/23 [UM] 18/21
295.21 Trowell Jn 18/30 [UM] 18/29
? Stapleford & Sandiacre 18/33 [GL] ?
298.46 Toton T.M.D. 18.36 ~ 18.50 ?
? Toton Jn 18/53 ?
? Long Eaton Town LC 18/56 19/07
300.43 Trent East Jn 18/59 19/11

Timings continue in first table.

Associated E.C.S. Workings

13/06/17 : 
5M61 : (66182) : 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 22/20
Reading 22C24 ~ 22C29
Kennet Bridge Jn 22/31
Twyford 22/37
Maidenhead 22/44
Slough 22/51
Heathrow Airport Jn 22/59
Southall 23/05
West Ealing 23/09
Acton West 23/12
Acton Main Line 23/15
Acton Wells Jn 23/19
Acton Canal Wharf 23/26
Willesden No.7 Jn 23/29
Wembley Yard 23.38a

14/06/17 : 
5Z56 : (66074 with 66182 on rear) : Wembley Yard to Finsbury Park
5Z58 : (66182 with 66074 on rear) : Finsbury Park to Wembley Yard

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Wembley Yard 06.30d 23.32a
Harlesden Jn 06/41 23/22
Kensal Green Jn 06/47 -
Gospel Oak 07/01 -
Willesden West London Jn - 23/19
Camden Jn - 22*49 ~ 23*10
Camden Road Jn 07/05 22/44
Camden Road Central Jn 07/07 22*32 ~ 22*42
York Way North Jn 07/09 22/29
Copenhagen Jn 07*10 ~ 07*38 22/28
Finsbury Park 07.43a [P7] 22.18d [P2]

15/06/17 : 
5O61 : (Cl.66?) : 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
Brookwood 11/21
Farnborough Main 11/27
Basingstoke 11/53
Worting Jn 11/58
Winchester 12/15
Eastleigh 12/24
Eastleigh Arlington 12.29a


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