16th July 1961

Stephenson Locomotive Society (Midland Area)
Doncaster Works Tour

Loco Used MR 1000

Route : 1X36 throughout

Loco Route
1000 Birmingham New Street - Proof House Jn - Saltley - Water orton - Kingsbury - Tamworth - Wichnor Jn - Burton-on-Trent - Dove Jn - Egginton Junction - Etwall - Derby Friargate - West Hallam - Ilkeston (GN) - Basford North - Annesley Yard - Staveley Town - Mexborough - Doncaster
1000 Doncaster - Mexborough - Rotherham Masborough - Beighton Jn - Barrow Hill North Jn - Tapton Jn - Chesterfield Midland - Clay Cross South Jn - Pye Bridge Jn - Trowell Jn - Trent - Sheet Stores Jn - Chellaston Jn - Stenson Jn - (reverse of outward route) - Birmingham New Street

Notes :
(1) Route confirmation required. Visits were planned to Annesley MPD & Doncaster Works. Rob Gill, a passenger on the tour, believes from memory that 1000 worked the train throughout commenting 'it was in old Midland livery and hadn't been long out of the museum'.

Sources : Andrew Fairholm, Trevor Machell, Rob Gill & Ian Clark (SLS)

Photo Review


From Andrew Fairholms ticket collection.


Nick Lawrence took this shot of 1000 at Doncaster.


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

Location Booked {retimed}
Birmingham New Street 09.20d
Saltley 09/25
Water Orton 09/32 [FL]
KIngsbury 09/36
Tamworth 09/43
Wichnor Jn 09/51
Burton-on-Trent 09.58 ~ 10.10
North Stafford Jn 10/02
Dove Jn 10/07
Egginton Jn 10/09
Derby Friargate 10.24a ~ 10.29d
Awsworth Jn 10/49
Basford North 10.56 ~ 10.57
Bulwell Common 11/00
Annesley South Jn 11/09
Annesley Yard 11.14a ~ 12.10d
Annesley North Jn 12/15
Kirkby South Jn 12/18
Pilsley 12/32 [via Chesterfield Loop]
Staveley Central 13.03 ~ 13.40 [Down Markham Line]
Mexborough 14.33a ~ 15.30d
Doncaster 15.45a ~ 18.15d
Mexborough 18.30a ~ 18.37d
Chesterfield Midland 19/19
Clay Cross 19/24
Morton 19/31
Pye Bridge 19/41
Trowell 19/50
Trent 20.00 ~ 20.01
Sheet Stores Jn 20/04
Lock Lane Crossing 20.08 ~ 20.12 {20.08 ~ 20.12}
Chellaston Jn 20/35 {20/29}
Stenson Jn 20/49 {20/38}
Burton-on-Trent 20.57a ~ 20.59d {20.46 ~ 20.48}
Wichnor Jn 21/07 {20/56}
Tamworth 21/16 {21/04}
Kingsbury 21/23 {21/11} [FL]
Water Orton 21/28 {21/16}
Saltley 21/40 {21/26}
Birmingham New Street 21.45a {21.30a}


Associated E.C.S. & Light Engine Movements

1X36 : (1000 & stock) : Kings Norton to Birmingham New Street
1X36 : (1000 & stock) : Birmingham New Street to Kings Norton

Location Booked (out)   Original Booked (rtn) Revised Booked (rtn)
Kings Norton 08.50d   10.10a 10.00a
Church Road Jn 09/00   22/00 21/52
Birmingham New Street 09.05a   21.52d 21.46d

0X36 : (1000, light engine) :

Location Booked (out) Booked (rtn)
Derby MPD 06.10d 01.03a
London Road Jn 06/17 00/57
LNW Jn 06/22 [ML] 00/52 [GL]
Stenson Jn 06/30 00/43
Burton-on-Trent 06/41 00/30
Wichnor Jn 06/50 00/18
Tamworth HL 07/03 00/03
Kingsbury 07/13 [FL] 23/51
Water Orton 07/20 23/43 [FL]
Saltley 07.30 ~ 08.00 [loco to turn] 23.00 ~ 23.30 [loco to turn]
Camp Hill 08/08 22/50
Kings Norton 08.20a 22.38d


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