12th May 1956

Ian Allan
The Pennine Pullman

Loco Used E27002, 60014 'Silver Link', 62662 & 62664
Stock Used (1) load 10 (8x Pullman [including Car No. 166] & 2x BR mark 1s)

Route :

Loco(s) Route
60014

London Marylebone - High Wycombe - Princes Risborough - Woodford Halse - Leicester Central - Nottingham Central - Sheffield Victoria

E27002 Sheffield Victoria - Penistone - Dunford Bridge - Woodhead - Valehouse - Guide Bridge - Ashburys - Midland Jn
62664 + 62662 Midland Jn - Miles Platting - Thorpes Bridge Jn - Rochdale - Todmorden - Sowerby Bridge - Nurbury - Barnsley - Rotherwood Sidings (3)
60014 Rotherwood Sidings - Retford - (via ECML) - London Kings Cross

Notes :
(1) One of the BR coaches was first class (replacing a defective Pullman vehicle) and the other was third class (to accommodate over-booking).
(2)
Richard Pudduck comments: we were quite a few minutes late leaving Marylebone as the buckeye couplings proved difficult to couple up.
(3) Advertised loco change-over point was Sheffield Victoria.

Sources : John Clifford, Terry Jackson, Vic Smith & Bruce Nathan

Photo Review


60014 waiting to leave London Marylebone (photo: Bruce Nathan)


E27002 during the stop at Dunford Bridge (photo: Bruce Nathan)


62664 & 62662 paused at Sowerby Bridge (photo: Bruce Nathan)


From Andrew Fairholms ticket collection.


From The John Debens Ticket Collection.


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from
Bruce Nathan)

M.C Location Booked Actual
0.0 Marylebone 09.40d 09.41
5.13 Neasden South Jn 09/51 09/52
11.35 Northolt East Jn 10/01 10/00
27.74 High Wycombe 10/24 10/20
36.04 Princes Risborough 10/38 10/32
45.34 Ashendon Jn 10/47 10/45
51.31 Grendon North Jn 10/53 10/52
71.69 Culworth Jn 11/13 11/12
73.50 Woodford halse 11/15 11/13
107.52 Leicester Central 11.55 ~ 12.00 11.52 ~ 11.59
131.07 Nottingham Victoria 12/25 12/22
141.70 Kirkby South Jn 12/43 12/42
151.56 Heath Jn 12/57 12/55
157.18 Staveley Central 13/05 13/11
169.17 Sheffield Victoria 13L24a ~ 13L30d 13.22 ~ 13.35
182.17 Penistone 13/45 13/51
188.19 Dunford Bridge 13.52a ~ 14.02d 13.58 ~ 14.09
191.37 Woodhead 14/07 14/13
196.60 Valehouse 14/12 14/18
205.50 Guide Bridge 14/25 14/28
209.07 Ashburys 14/34 14/33
209.79
0.00
Midland Jn 14L37 ~ 14L45 14.36 ~ 14.47
2.35 Thorpes Bridge Jn 14/56 14/55
10.52 Rochdale 15.11 ~ 15.21 15.17 ~ 15.25
19.21 Todmorden 15.39 ~ 15.47 15.40 ~ 15.47
28.59 Sowerby Bridge 16.00 ~ 16.10 16.06 ~ 16.15
34.34 Brighouse 16/18 16/23
38.40 Mirfield 16/23 16/29
44.00 Horbury & Ossett 16/32 16.37 ~ 16.37
46.02 Crigglestone West 16/36 16/43
52.78 Barnsley Exchange 16.53 ~ 16.56 16.56 ~ 16.59
54.02 Quarry Jn 17/01 17/03
61.70 Mexborough No.1 17/14 17/17
67.44 Rotherham Central 17/26 17/28
71.69 Attercliffe Jn 17/38 17/38
72.58 Darnall 17/38 17/41
74.08
0.00
Rotherwood 17L44 ~ 17L52 17.47 ~ 18.02
19.05 Retford 18.26 ~ 18.28 18.31 ~ 18.33
37.46 Newark Northgate 18/47 18/58
47.78 Barkston South Jn 18/57 19/09
52.16 Grantham 19/01 19/14
81.25 Peterborough North 19/32 19/42
98.64 Huntingdon North 19/50 20/01
125.60 Hitchin 20/15 20/28
132.51 Knebworth 20/22 20/35
140.00 Hatfield 20/30 20/42
144.77 Potters Bar 20/36 20/46
157.44 Kings Cross 20.56a 21.01


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