19th May 1962

The Locomotive Club of Great Britain
The Great Northern

Locos Used 60017 'Silver Fox' & 60066 'Merry Hampton'

Route :

Loco Route
60066 London Kings Cross - Finsbury Park - Hatfield - Stevenage - Huntingdon North - Peterborough North - Grantham - Newark North Gate - Retford - Doncaster (for visit to works)
60017 Doncaster - (reverse of outward route) - London Kings Cross


From The John Debens Ticket Collection.

Source : John Clifford (on the train throughout)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Terry Jackson & John Clifford)

M.C Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual M.C
0.00 Kings Cross 12.10d 12.10   20.13a 20.10 311.74
12.57 Potters Bar 12/27 12/25   19/58 19/58 299.17
17.54 Hatfield 12/32 12/29   19/53 19/53 294.20
25.03 Knebworth ??/?? ??/??   19/47 19/47 286.71
31.74 Hitchin 12/45 12/43   19/40 19/42 280.00
44.10 Sandy 12/54 12/52   19/30 19/31 267.64
58.70 Huntingdon North 13/10 13/07   19/15 19/17 253.04
76.29 Peterborough North 13/27 13/27   18/58 18/57 234.45
79.40 Werrington Jn ??/?? ??/??   18/54 18/54 232.34
88.52 Essendine 13/39 13/40   18/43 18/45 223.22
100.08 Stoke Summit 13/50 13/51   18/34 18/37 211.66
105.38 Grantham 13/54 13/56   18/29 18/27 206.36
109.56 Barkston South Jn 13/58 14/00   18/25 18/23 202.18
120.08 Newark North Gate 14/06 14/08   18/16 18/14 191.66
138.49 Retford 14/23 14/26   18/00 17/59 173.25
155.77 Doncaster 14.45a 14.45   17.38d 17.38 155.77


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