14th August 2017

UK Railtours
The Edinburgh Military Tattoo / Highland Fling (Day 4 of 4)

Locos Used 68003 'Astute' & 68027
Stock Used 3174+3273+1566+3267+3182+3275+3247+325+17167+10734+10729

Route : 1Z68 throughout

Loco(s) Route
68003 (1) Edinburgh Waverley - (via ECML) - London Kings Cross

Notes : 
(1) 68027 on rear.
(2) This tour used the 'Northern Belle' stock.
(3) David Lodwick comments: We were stopped at Highdyke Jn due to a freightliner derailment between Ely and Peterborough, and our replacement crew had to get to Peterborough in a taxi. A 60 minute late departure from Peterborough turned into a 12 minute late arrival at London Kings Cross, as we did not go via the Hertford loop.

Source : David Lodwick (on the tour throughout)

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

Location Booked Actual
Edinburgh Waverley 10.47d [P2] 10.54
Abbeyhill Jn 10/48 ?
Craigentinny Jn 10/50 ?
Portobello Jn 10/51 11/00
Monktonhall Jn 10/55 11/02
Prestonpans 11/00 ?
Drem Loop 11*13 ~ 11*21 [UPL] ?
Dunbar 11/32 11/33
Oxwellmains 11/34 ?
Grantshouse 11/43 11/43
Reston 11/48 ?
Berwick-upon-Tweed 11/59 [P1] 11/57
Crag Mill Loop 12*13 ~ 12*23 [UPL] ?
Belford LC 12/26 12/20
Alnmouth for Alnwick 12/40 [P1] 12/37
Morpeth Loop 13*02 ~ 13*23 [UPL] ?
Morpeth 13/25 [P1] 13/11
Heaton South Jn 13/39 13/41
Newcastle 13.43a ~ 13.46d [P3] 13.44 ~ 13.46
King Edward Bridge South Jn 13/48 13/48
Birtley Jn 13/52 13/53
Durham 14/00 [P1] 14/01
Tursdale Jn 14/06 14/06
Ferryhill South Jn 14/08 14/07
Darlington 14/18 [UM] 14/17
Northallerton 14/28 [P1] 14/28
Thirsk 14/34 14/32
Tollerton Jn 14/44 14/40
Skelton Bridge Jn 14/55 ?
Skelton Jn 14/58 14/50
York 15.03a ~ 15.06d [P3] 14.54 ~ 14.58
Colton Jn 15/11 15/12
Hambleton North Jn 15/19 15/18
Temple Hirst Jn 15/22 15/21
Shaftholme Jn 15/30 15/28
Doncaster 15/34 [UF] 15/31
Loversall Carr Jn 15/36 15/33
Retford 15/45 15/42
Newark Flat Crossing 15/59 15/57
Newark North Gate 15/59 [P2] 15/58
Claypole Jn 16/02 16/01
Grantham 16/14 16/11
Highdyke Jn 16*20 ~ 16*34 16.21 ~ 17.29
Stoke Jn 16/37 17/31
Tallington Jn 16/48 17/41
Helpston Jn 16/51 17/43
Peterborough 16.56a ~ 17.02d [P3] 17.47 ~ 18.02
Fletton Jn 17/05 18/04
Holme Jn 17/09 ?
Connington South Jn 17/11 18/11
Huntingdon 17/17 [P2] [US] 18/18
Sandy 17/35 [P1] [US] 18/33
Hitchin 17/54 [P1] [US] 18/49
Stevenage 18.00a ~ 18.03d [P2] 18.54 ~ 18.58
Langley Jn 18/04 19/00
Hertford North 18/13 [P1] DIV
Gordon Hill 18/27 [P2] DIV
Woolmer Green Jn DIV ?
Digswell Jn DIV ?
Welwyn Garden City DIV ?
Potters Bar DIV ?
Alexandra Palace 18/42 [P2] 19/15
Finsbury Park 18/49 [P4] 19/18
Holloway South Jn 18*55 ~ 19*07 ?
Belle Isle 19/11 19/21
London Kings Cross 19.13a [P7] 19.25


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