27th September 1959

Stephenson Locomotive Society
(Visit to Derby & Nottingham with Midland Compound No. 1000)

Loco Used M.R. 1000

Route : M855 throughout

Loco Route
1000 Birmingham New Street - Aston - Lichfield TV - Wichnor Jn - Burton-on-Trent - Stenson Jn - Derby
1000 Derby - Melbourne Jn - Chellaston Jn - Sheet Stores Jn - Trent - Stapleford & Sandiacre
1000 (1) Stapleford & Sandiacre - Meadow Arrival
1000 (1) Meadow Arrival - Stapleford & Sandiacre
1000 Stapleford & Sandiacre - North Frewash Jn - Long Eaton Jn - Nottingham
1000 Nottingham - Trent - Sheet Stores Jn - Chellaston Jn - Stenson Jn - Burton-on-Trent - Wichnor Jn - Tamworth HL - Kingsbury - Water Orton - Saltley - Birmingham New Street

Notes :
(1) Loco propelling.
(2) Route & loco confirmation required - above is from booked timings plus had-written comments on timing sheet seen by Webmaster. Visits made to Derby MPD, Toton MPD & Nottingham MPD.

Sources : John Debens & Ian Clark (SLS)

Photo Review


This shot of MR 1000 is thought to be taken at Toton - can you confirm?
(photo: W.A. Camwell / Stephenson Locomotive Society)


From The John Debens Ticket Collection.


Timings (Booked Only)
(from Ian Clark (SLS))

Location Booked [presumed] Actual   Booked (rtn)
Birmingham New Street [Mid Side] 08.30d ?   18.18a
'to and from Western Lines'  

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Vauxhall ? ? [SL]   -
Aston ? 09/05   -
Lichfield TV ? 09w31 ~ 09w36   -
Saltley - -   18/13
Water Orton - -   18/06
Kingsbury - -   18/01 [FL]
Tamworth - -   17/53
Wichnor Jn 09/49 ?   17/44
Burton-on-Trent 09/55 ?   17/37
Stenson Jn 10/04 ?   17/30
Derby 10.11a ~ 13.00d ?   -
Melbourne Jn 13/03 ?   -
Chellaston Jn 13/10 ?   17/18
Sheet Stores Jn 13/30 ?   17/03
Trent 13/31 ?   17/01
Stapleford & Sandiacre 13.35 ~ 13.37 ?   -
Meadow Arrival 13.40a ~ 14.45d ?   -
Stapleford & Sandiacre 14.50 ~ 14.53 ?   -
North Frewash Jn 14/59 ?   -
Long Eaton Jn 15/01 ?   -
Nottingham 15.10a ?   16.50d


Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Movements

M855 : (1000 & stock) : Kings Norton to Birmingham New Street
M855 : (1000 & stock) : Birmingham New Street to Kings Norton

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Kings Norton 08.30d 18.40a
Selly Oak 08/35 18/35
Birmingham New Street 08.45a [Midland Side] 18.25d

M855 : (1000 & stock) : Derby to Chaddeston C.S.
M855 : (1000 & stock) : Derby E.S.S. to Chaddeston C.S.
M855 : (1000 & stock) : Chaddeston C.S. to Derby

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Derby 10.16d 12.45a
Derby Jn 10/18 12/43
Chaddesden C.S. 10.25a 12.05a ~ 12.35d
Derby Jn - 11/58 [ML]
Derby E.S.S. - 11.55d

'Engine to turn on Derby, Toton & Nottingham Locos during margins'

M855 (1000, light engine) :

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Derby MPD 05.08d 22.02
Derby Jn ??.?? ~ 05.13 [GL] ??.?? ~ 21.58
London Road Jn 05/18 21/52
LNW Jn 05/22 [ML] 21/47 [GL]
Stenson Jn 05/34 21/34
Burton-on-Trent ??.?? ~ 05.49 21/18
Wichnor Jn 06/03 21/04
Tamworth HL - 20/45
Kingsbury - 20/30 [FL]
Water Orton - 20/20
Saltley - 20/06
Lichfield TV ? -
Aston ? -
Birmingham New Street 06.55 ~ 07.10 20/00
Selly Oak 07/22 19/48
Bourneville Shed 07.25 ~ 07.55 [loco to turn] 19.15 ~ 19.45 [loco to turn]
Kings Norton 08.00a 19.10d


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