13th August 2017

GB Railfreight
The Absent Shunter

Locos Used 66723 'Chinook', 66762 & 86101 'Sir William A Stanier'
Stock Used 3149+3121+1651+3147+3119+3098+3120+1691+3066+3123+21269

Route : 1Z07 throughout

Loco Route
66762 Newcastle - (via ECML) - York - Church Fenton - Milford Jn - Castleford - Altofts Jn - Normanton - Wakefield Kirkgate - Mirfield East Jn - Heaton Lodge Jn - Huddersfield - Marsden - Diggle - Greenfield - Stalybridge - Guide Bridge - Denton Jn - Reddish South - Heaton Norris Jn - Stockport - Cheadle Hulme - Wilmslow - Sandbach - Crewe
86101 Crewe - (via WCML, Trent Valley & Northampton) - London Euston 
66723 London Euston - Willesden West London Jn - Willesden SW Sidings - Acton Wells Jn - Acton Main Line - Southall - Slough - Maidenhead - Reading - Southcote Jn - Bramley - Basingstoke

Notes :
(1) 66762 replaced failed 47749.
(2) This tour was an E.C.S. move from Newcastle to Eastleigh, and was made available to the public to raise funds for The British Heart Foundation, Woking Homes and The Ripple Project.

Source : Mark Herriott

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

Location Booked Actual
Newcastle 08.33d [P3] 08.33
King Edward Bridge South Jn 08/35 08/34
Birtley Jn 08/39 08/40
Durham 08/47 [P1] 08/48
Tursdale Jn 08/53 08/53
Ferryhill South Jn 08/55 08/55
Darlington 09.10a ~ 09.15d [P1] 09.08 ~ 09.15
Northallerton 09/28 [P1] 09/29
Longlands Jn 09/30 [US] ?
Thirsk 09/36 [US] 09/36
Tollerton Jn 09/48 [US] 09/48
Skelton Bridge Jn 09/56 ?
Skelton Jn 09/58 09/58
York 10.02a ~ 10.18d [P3] 10.04 ~ 10.19
Colton Jn 10/24 [NNL] 10/25
Church Fenton 10/32 [P1] 10/30
Milford Jn 10/38 10/34
Castleford 10/47 10/43
Altofts Jn 10/51 10/50
Normanton 10/52 ?
Wakefield Kirkgate 10.58a ~ 11.00d [P2] 10.57 ~ 11.00
Horbury Jn 11/04 [FL] 11/04
Mirfield East Jn 11/13 [SL] 11/10
Heaton Lodge Jn 11/16 11/12
Huddersfield 11/21 [P1] 11/21
Marsden 11*33 ~ 11*44 [UPL] 11.38 ~ 11.46
Diggle Jn 11/49 11/51
Greenfield 11/51 11/53
Stalybridge 11/56 [P3] 11/59
Guide Bridge 12/02 [P1] 12/05
Denton Jn 12/03 12/08
Denton Station Jn 12/05 ?
Reddish South 12/07 ?
Ash Bridge Jn 12/08 12/14
Heaton Norris Jn 12/09 [US] 12/16
Stockport 12/11 [P1] 12/19
Edgeley Jn No.1 12/12 12/21
Adswood Road Jn 12/13 12/22
Cheadle Hulme 12/15 [P2] 12/24
Wilmslow 12/19 [P4] 12/27
Alderley Edge 12/20 12/28
Sandbach 12/30 [P1] 12/38
Sydney Bridge Jn 12/34 12/42
Crewe 12L38a ~ 13L08d [P6] 12.46 ~ 13.13
Basford Hall Jn 13/13 [UF] 13/18
Madeley 13/17 [UF] 13/23
Norton Bridge 13/26 [UF] 13/31
Stafford 13/29 [UF] 13/35
Colwich 13/34 [US] 13/41
Rugeley North Jn 13/39 [US] 13/43
Lichfield North Jn 13/46 [US] 13/49
Amington Jn 13/55 [US] 13/54
Nuneaton 14/09 [P5] [US] 14/05
Brinklow 14/18 14/15
Newbold Jn 14/22 14/21
Trent Valley Jn 14/23 [US] 14/22
Rugby 14/27 [P6] 14/24
Hillmorton Jn 14/29 14/26
Daventry North Jn 14/32 14/30
Long Buckby 14/37 14/36
Northampton 14/45 [UM] 14/54
Hanslope Jn 14/54 [US] 15/04
Milton Keynes Central 15/00 [P1] [US] 15/10
Bletchley 15/05 [P4] [US] 15/13
Ledburn Jn 15/15 [US] 15/20
Tring 15/24 [P4] [US] 15/25
Bourne End Jn 15/35 [US] 15/30
Watford Junction 15/43 [P7] [US] 15/40
Harrow & Wealdstone 15/47 [P4] [UF] 15/48
Wembley Central 15/49 [P4] 15/51
Willesden West London Jn 15/53 [UF] 15/54
Camden Jn 15/56 [D] 15/58
Camden South Jn 15/57 15/59
London Euston 16L00a ~ 16L45d [P15] 16.04 ~ 16.43
Camden South Jn 16/47 [E] 16/46
Camden Jn 16/48 [DF] 16/47
Willesden West London Jn 16/52 16/53
Willesden SW Sidings 16/53 ?
Acton Wells Jn 16*56 ~ 17*02 ? ~ 16.57
Acton Main Line 17/04 [GL] 17/00
Acton West 17/08 [DR] 17/02
Southall 17/14 [P3] [DR] 17/07
Heathrow Airport Jn 17/17 [DR] 17/09
Slough 17/29 [P4] [DR] 17/26
Maidenhead 17/38 [P3] [DR] 17/36
Twyford 17/46 [P3] [DR] 17/44
Kennet Bridge Jn 17/52 [DR-DM] 17/49
Reading 17.53a ~ 17.55d [P8] [WL] 17.52 ~ 17.55
Oxford Road Jn 17/57 17/57
Southcote Jn 18/00 17/58
Bramley 18/10 18/06
Basingstoke 18.17a [P3] 18.13


Associated E.C.S. Workings

5Z07 : (66723) : Basingstoke to Eastleigh Arlington

Location Booked
Basingstoke 18.35d [P3]
Worting Jn 18/39
Winchester 18/55
Shawford Jn 19/00
Eastleigh 19/06
Eastleigh Arlington 19.09a


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