12th August 2017

Vintage Trains
The
Melton Rambler / Harringworth Shuttle

Locos Used steam: 5043 'Earl of Mount Edgcumbe' & 9600
Stock Used 96100+35470+99353?+99361+99349?+5212+5157+5191+9101

Route :
1Z59 : Tyseley Warwick Road to Melton Mowbray
1Z60 : Melton Mowbray to Corby
1Z61 : Corby to Melton Mowbray
1Z63 : Melton Mowbray to Tyseley Warwick Road

Loco(s) Route
9600 + 5043 Tyseley Warwick Road - Small Heath South Jn - Bordesley Jn - St Andrews Jn - Landor Street Jn - Castle Bromwich Jn - Water Orton - Coleshill Parkway - Whitacre Jn - Nuneaton - Hinckley - Croft - Wigston North Jn - Leicester - Syston South Jn - Syston East Jn - Melton Mowbray
5043 (1) Melton Mowbray - Oakham - Manton Jn - Corby
9600 (2) Corby - Manton Jn - Oakham - Melton Mowbray
9600 (2) Melton Mowbray - (reverse of outward route) - Leicester - Wigston North Jn - Kilby Bridge Jn
5043 (1) Kilby Bridge Jn - Wigston South Jn - Glen Parva Jn - Croft - (reverse of outward route) - Tyseley Warwick Road

Notes : 
(1) 9600 on rear.
(2) 5043 on rear.
(3) 1Z60 stopped on Harringworth Viaduct so passengers could enjoy the view.

Source : Al Wallace (on the tour throughout)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Tyseley Warwick Road 07.52d 07.49?   19.20a 19.17
Small Heath South Jn 08/00 08/00   19/13 19/11
Bordesley Jn 08/04 08/05   19/03 18/57
St Andrews Jn 08/07 08/06   19/02 ? ~ 18.56
Landor Street Jn 08.10 ~ 08.14 [ML] 08.08 ~ 08.12   18/59 18/31
Saltley P.S.B. 08/17 [UDG] ?   - -
Washwood Heath West Jn 08/21 08/15   18/57 18/28
Castle Bromwich Jn 08/31 [UDS] 08/21   18/51 ?
Water Orton West Jn 08/34 08/34   18/49 ?
Water Orton 08/36 08/36   18/49 [ML] 18/22
Coleshill Parkway 08.41a ~ 08.44d [P2] 08.39 ~ 08.41   18.42a ~ 18.45d [P1] ?
Whitacre Jn 08/49 08/44   18/39 18/13
Whitacre Arley Loop - -   18.18 ~ 18.37 [DAL] ?
Abbey Jn 09/03 08/58   18/03 17/59
Nuneaton 09.07a ~ 09.10d [P7] 09.00 ~ 09.09   17.57a ~ 17.59d [P6] 17.52 ~ 17.56
Hinckley 09/19 09/18   17/49 17/45
Croft 09/27 09/26   17/40 17/37
Glen Parva Jn 09/35 09/33   17/30 17/27
|Wigston South Jn - -   17/28 ?
Kilby Bridge Jn - -   17.19 ~ 17.24 ? ~ ?
Wigston North Jn 09/36 [DF] 09/34   17/14 17/14
Leicester 09.42a ~ 09.44d [P1] 09.40 ~ 09.42   17/07 [P3] 17/07
Leicester North Jn 09/46 09/43   17/06 17/06
Humberstone Road 09w49 ~ 10w46 [GL] 10.46 ~ 10.48   16w28 ~ 17w02 [GL] 16.30 ~ ?
Humberstone Road Jn 10/47 10/54   16/26 16/29
Syston South Jn 10/54 11/04   16/20 [SL] 16/23
Syston East Jn 10/56 11/05   16/19 16/23
Frisby-on-the-Wreake 11/06 11/15   16/08 16/14
Melton Mowbray 11.15a ~ 12.45d 11.24 ~ 12.54 [P1]   15.08a ~ 16.00d 15.06 ~ 16.06
Whissendine LC 12/55 13/04   14/58 14/55
Ashwell LC 12/59 ?   14/54 ?
Langham Jn 13/02 13/14   14/51 14/50
Oakham 13/04 13/16   14/49 14/48
Manton Jn 13/10 13/22   14.25 ~ 14.40 14.24 ~ 14.40
Corby 13.57a 13.53   14.02d 14.01


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