7th October 2017

A1 Steam Locomotive Trust
The Tees-Tyne Express

Locos Used 67030 & steam : 60163 'Tornado'
Stock Used (1) (21249)+4991+4959+4946+4949+1832+3147+3121+3119+1691+3097+3098+6310

Route : 
1Z53 : Dorridge to Newcastle
1Z55 : Newcastle to Dorridge

Loco Route
67030 Dorridge - Solihull - Tyseley - Small Heath South Jn - Bordesley Jn - Landor Street Jn - Water Orton - Kingsbury Jn - Tamworth HL - Burton-on-Trent - Stenson Jn - Derby
60163 Derby - Ambergate Jn - Clay Cross North Jn - Chesterfield - Tapton Jn - Barrow Hill North Jn - Beighton Jn - Masborough Jn - Aldwarke Jn - Swinton - Moorthorpe - Pontefract Baghill - Ferrybridge North Jn - Milford Jn - Church Fenton - York - (via ECML) - Newcastle
60163 Newcastle - (via ECML) - Doncaster - Hexthorpe Jn - Mexborough - Thrybergh Jn - Aldwarke Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Derby
67030 Derby - (reverse of outward route) - Dorridge

Notes : 
(1) 21249 was only in the consist when 60163 was on the train.
(2) David Lodwick comments: We sat at Bordesley Jn in the morning as we were informed that the early running Liner train which had passed us at Dorridge was waiting crew at Landore Street Jn. We left there 18 minutes late, arrival at Derby was 24 minutes late. At Derby the driver stopped short and unfortunately we were 6 feet fouling at the rear. We drew up and once the loco change had taken place, we left 41 minutes late. After a good run we arrived at York only 23 minutes late. More good running saw us arrive at Newcastle 17 minutes late. 'Tornado' was waiting to leave Heaton Depot right time, however we were informed that due to a unit in our allotted platform which was waiting a driver we remained at Heaton. We then heard that the unit had a brake problem also. Eventually we departed Newcastle 36 minutes late, Durham was left 30 minutes late and we arrived at York early! Some superb running was attained with no adverse signals noted. Originally we were booked to water at Doncaster Roberts Road, however due to a points failure the tanker came to the ROC adjacent to platform 11 at York. After a full tender we left 11 minutes late, another superb bout of running saw us arrive at Thrybergh Jn 12 minutes early, where we waited. We arrived at Derby 4 minutes late. A 12 minute late departure with 67030 and no need for a crew change at Landore Street Jn, saw a 4 minute late arrival at Dorridge.

Source : David Lodwick (on the tour throughout)

Photo Review


60163 at York on 1Z55 (photo: David Lodwick)


67030 waiting to take over the return leg at Derby (photo: David Lodwick)


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

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Dorridge 07.07d [P2] 07.08   22.55a [P1] 22.59
Bentley Heath LC 07/07 07/10   22/53 22/58
Solihull 07.12a ~ 07.14d 07.15 ~ 07.17   22.47a ~ 22.49d 22.51 ~ 22.54
Tyseley 07/19 [P2] 07/22   22/42 [P1] 22/46
Small Heath South Jn 07/20 07/22   22/41 22/45
Bordesley Jn 07/24 07/39   22/39 22/42
St Andrews Jn 07/25 07/40   22/38 22/40
Landor Street Jn 07c28 ~ 07c30 [UDG] 07.42 ~ 07.48   22c33 ~ 22c35 [UDG] 22.38?
Washwood Heath West Jn 07/37 [ML] 07/52   22/29 [ML] 22/36
Water Orton 07/42 07/59   22/23 22/32
Kingsbury Jn 07/46 08/03   22/20 22/29
Tamworth HL 07.51a ~ 07.54d [P3] 08.09 ~ 08.14   22.07a ~ 22.13d [P4] 22.19 ~ 22.23
Wichnor Jn 08/00 08/21   22/00 22/12
Burton-on-Trent 08/04 [P1] 08/26   21/55 [P2] 22/07
Clay Mills Jn 08/06 08/29   21/53 22/05
North Stafford Jn 08/09 08/32   21/50 22/02
Stenson Jn 08/09 08/32   21/50 22/02
Derby 08L15a ~ 08L37d [P2] 08L39 ~ 09L18   21L17a ~ 21L43d [P6] 21.21 ~ 21.55
Broadholme 08*47 ~ 08*54 [DPL] 09/32?   21/04 21/08
Ambergate Jn 08/57 09/33   21/03 21/08
Clay Cross North Jn 09/12 [EL] 09/46   20/51 20/54
Chesterfield South Jn 09/14 [DBH] 09/49   20/48 20/48
Chesterfield 09.16a ~ 09.22d [P3] 09.51 ~ 09.55   20.31a ~ 20.46d [P3] 20.31 ~ 20.39
Tapton Jn 09/25 09/57   20/28 20/30
Barrow Hill North Jn 09/28 ?   20/24 ?
Beighton Jn 09/34 10/08   20/11 20/16
Treeton Jn 09/38 ?   20/06 ?
Masborough Jn 09/43 ?   20/01 ?
Aldwarke Jn 09/46 10/21   19/57 20/01
Swinton 09/50 [P1] 10/23 [P1]   - -
Moorthorpe 09/58 [P2] 10/31   - -
Pontefract Baghill 10/05 10/38   - -
Ferrybridge North Jn 10/07 10/40   - -
Milford Jn 10/17 10/47   - -
Church Fenton 10/30 [P2] [NNL] 10/53   - -
Thrybergh Jn - -   19/54 ?
Mexborough - -   19/46 19/34
Hexthorpe Jn - -   19/40 19/27
Doncaster Roberts Road - -   19w19 ~ 19w38 [GL] ?
St James Jn - -   19/17 ?
Doncaster - -   19/15 19/21
Shaftholme Jn - -   19/09 19/15
Temple Hirst Jn - -   19/00 19/08
Hambleton North Jn - -   18/53 19/03
Colton South Jn 10/36 [LSL] 10/57   - -
Colton Jn 10/37 10/58   18/45 18/57
York 10w44a ~ 11w02d [P11] 11.05 ~ 11.25 [P11]   18c20a ~ 18c38d [P3] 18.19 ~ 18.49 [P11]
Skelton Jn 11/06 [DS] 11/30   18/14 18/16
Tollerton Jn 11/15 [DS] 11/43   18/06 [US] 18/09
Thirsk 11/26 [DS] 11/55   17/49 [US] 18/00
Longlands Jn 11/33 ?   17/40 [US] ?
Northallerton 11/34 12/03   17/39 17/54
Darlington 11/47 [DM] 12/17   17/26 [UM] 17/42
Ferryhill South Jn 12/00 12/31   17*03 ~ 17*11 [US] 17/32?
Tursdale Jn 12*04 ~ 12*23 [DS] 12/38?   16/58 17/29
Durham 12.31a ~ 12.34d [P2] 12.48 ~ 12.53   16.46a ~ 16.49d [P1] 17.15 ~ 17.19
Durham Sig.TY357 12*35 ~ 12*41 12.55 ~ 12.58   - -
Birtley Jn 12/52 13/08   16/36 17/05
King Edward Bridge South Jn 12/57 13/13   16/31 17/00
Newcastle 13.02a [P3] 13.19   16.27d [P3] 16.58


Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Workings

07/10/17 :
5Z52 : (67030 + tour stock) : Eastleigh Arlington to Dorridge

Location Booked
Eastleigh Arlington 03.42d
Eastleigh 03/47
Winchester 03/53
Worting Jn 04/08
Basingstoke 04/10
Bramley 04/19
Southcote Jn 04/29
Oxford Road Jn 04/31
Reading West Jn 04/33
Goring & Streatley 04/43
Didcot East Jn 04/50
Didcot North Jn 04/51
Kennington Jn 04/59
Oxford 05/01
Wolvercote Jn 05/03
Heyford 05/15
Aynho Jn 05/23
Banbury 05*32 ~ 05*44
Reservoir Jn 05/46
Fenny Compton 05*55 ~ 06*34
Leamington Spa 06/42
Hatton 06/48
Dorridge 06.56a [P2]

5Z53 : (60163 with 21249) : Toton Depot to Derby
5Z56 : (60163 with 21249) : Derby to Toton Depot

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Toton T.M.D. 05.40d 22.00a
Stapleford & Sandiacre 05.44 ~ 05.52 21.52 ~ 21.57
Toton Centre 05/55 21/48
Toton Jn 05/56 21/47
Trent East Jn 05/58 21/45
Sheet Stores Jn 06/01 21/43
Spondon 06/14 21/34
Derby 06.24 ~ 06.44 [P4] 21.24d [P6]
Derby North Station Jn 06.46 ~ 06.49 -
Derby North Dock Siding 06.52a -

5Z54 : (60163 + tour stock) : Newcastle to Heaton T&RSMD
5Z55 : (60163 + tour stock) : Heaton T&RSMD to Newcastle

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Newcastle 13.26d [P3] 16.17a [P3]
Heaton South Jn 13/32 16/11
Heaton T&RSMD 13.37a 16.08d

5Z57 : (67030 + tour stock) : Dorridge to Banbury

Location Booked
Dorridge 23.06d [P1]
Hatton 23/13
Leamington Spa 23/21
Fenny Compton 23/32
Reservoir Jn 23/38
Banbury 23.41a [UGL]

08/10/17 :
5Z58 : (67030 + tour stock) : Banbury to Eastleigh Arlington

Location Booked
Banbury 14.30d [UGL]
Aynho Jn 14/37
Heyford 14/43
Wolvercote Jn 14/50
Oxford 14/53
Kennington 14/55
Didcot North Jn 15/04
Didcot East Jn 15/06
Goring & Streatley 15/13
Reading West Jn 15/19
Oxford Road Jn 15/21
Southcote Jn 15/22
Bramley 15*34 ~ 15*46
Basingstoke 15/53
Worting Jn 15/57
Wallers Ash Loop 16*11 ~ 16*25
Winchester 16/31
Eastleigh 16/39
Eastleigh Arlington 16.45a


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