9th September 2017

Railway Touring Company
The Cheshireman

Locos Used at least steam : 60009 'Union of South Africa'
Stock Used (1) (35486)+3058+13320+99712+99350+99121+5229+1860+4940+5032+99723

Route :
1Z24 : Norwich to Chester
1Z26 : Chester to Norwich

Loco(s) Route
60009 Norwich - Wymondham - Attleborough - Thetford - Brandon - Ely North Jn - Ely West Jn - March - Peterborough - Stamford - Oakham - Melton Mowbray - Syston East Jn - Syston South Jn - Leicester - Hinckley - Nuneaton - (via WCML) - Crewe - Chester
60009 Chester - (reverse of outward route) - Stamford - Peterborough Eastfield Jn (4)
????? (3) Peterborough Eastfield Jn - Peterborough - March - Ely - Brandon - Thetford - Attleborough - Wymondham - Norwich

Notes :
(1) 35486 was only in the consist when 60009 was on the train.
(2) This tour was originally advertised to be hauled by 70013 'Oliver Cromwell' throughout.
(3) Loco confirmation required.
(4) Confirmation required - Did the loco change actually take place at Eastfield Jn or Peterborough station?

Source : Nick Bartlett

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Realtime Trains)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Norwich 06.55d [P1] 06.56   00.06a [P4] 00.44
Thorpe Jn 06/57 ?   00/04 ?
Trowse Swing Bridge Jn 06/58 ?   00/03 ?
Trowse Jn 07/00 07/02   00/02 00/40
Wymondham 07.13a ~ 07.15d [P1] 07.15 ~ 07.17   23.49a ~ 23.51d [P2] 00.23 ~ 00.24
Attleborough 07.27a ~ 07.30d [P1] 07.29 ~ 07.32   23.39a ~ 23.41d [P2] 00.12 ~ 00.15
Thetford 07.47a ~ 07.49d 07.47 ~ 07.48   23.21a ~ 23.23d 23.55 ~ 23.58
Brandon 07.59a ~ 08.01d ?   23.10a ~ 23.12d ?
Ely North Jn 08/25 08/27   22/51 23/23
Ely - -   22.32a ~ 22.48d [P3] 23.11 ~ 23.17
Ely North Jn - -   22/29 22/49
Ely West Jn 08/29 ?   22/28 ?
March Down Yard 08w50 ~ 09w08 ?   - -
March 09/10 09/14   22.09a ~ 22.11d 22.28 ~ 22.32
Whittlesea 09/21 09/26   21/59 22/18
Peterborough East Jn 09/32 ?   21/51 ?
Peterborough 09.34a ~ 09.37d [P5] 09.33 ~ 09.37   21.42a ~ 21.49d [P5] 21.45 ~ 22.09
Peterborough Eastfield Jn - -   21L08 ~ 21L39 21.40 ~ 21.43
New England North Jn 09/40 ?   21/04 ?
Helpston Jn 09/46 09/45   20/59 21/40
Uffington 09/51 09/50   20/53 21/36
Stamford 09/54 ?   20/49 ?
Ketton SB 09/59 09/56   20/45 21/31
Luffenham 10/01 ?   20/42 ?
Manton Jn 10/05 10/03   20/38 21/25
Oakham 10/11 10/10   20/34 21/22
Langham Jn 10w16 ~ 10w36 10.15 ~ 10.39   20/32 21/20
Ashwell LC 10/39 ?   20/30 ?
Whissendine LC 10/42 10/45   20/27 21/15
Melton Mowbray 10/48 10/51   19w59 ~ 20w18 20.52 ~ 21.06
Frisby-on-the-Wreake 10/52 10/54   19/54 20/47
Syston East Jn 11/00 10/59   19/46 20/40
Syston South Jn 11/01 ?   19/45 20/39
Leicester 11.09a ~ 11.11d [P3] 11.06 ~ 11.10 [P3]   19.36a ~ 19.38d [P2] 20.22 ~ 20.32
Wigston North Jn 11/17 11/16   19/29 19/59
Croft 11/24 11/22   19/21 19/44
Hinckley 11/30 11/29   19/15 19/39
Nuneaton 11.36a ~ 11.38d [P7] 11.34 ~ 11.36   19/09 [P5] 19/32
Canal Farm Jn 11w45 ~ 12w05 ? ~ 12.05   - -
Atherstone 12/11 12/11   18w43 ~ 18w59 18.44 ~ 19.22
Amington Jn 12/20 12/17   18/35 18/38
Lichfield North Jn 12/28 12/26 [DS]   18/27 [US] 18/32
Rugeley North Jn 12/36 12/33   18/20 18/25
Colwich 12/44 12/35   18/16 18/23
Stafford 12/55 [DF] 12/45 [P5]   18/08 [UF] 18/15 [UF]
Searchlight Lane Jn 13/01 12/51   - -
Norton Bridge - -   18/01 18/06
Madeley 13/11 13/01   17/50 17/56
Basford Hall Jn 13/18 13/08   17/43 17/48
Crewe 13.23a ~ 14.00d [P12] 13.19 ~ 14.02 [P12]   17/39 [P9] 17/44
Crewe Steel Works 14/05 14/05   17/34 17/40
Beeston Castle & Tarporley SB 14/17 ?   17/24 17/31
Chester 14.30a [P4] 14.28   17.09d [P4] 17.16

 
Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Workings

08/09/17 :
5Z21 : (57314 + 60009 + tour stock) : Southall to Norwich

Location Booked
Southall Depot 12.20d
Norwich ?a

09/09/17 :
5Z27 : (60009 with 35486) : Peterborough Eastfield Jn to Orton Mere

Location Booked
Peterborough Eastfield Jn 21.23d
Peterborough 21/26
Fletton Jn 21.31 ~ 21.36
Orton Mere 21.42a


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