18th July 1971

British Rail (Eastern Region)
(Mystery Excursion)

Loco Used 277
Stock Used 13 coaches

Route :

Loco Route
277 Leeds - Cross Gates - Micklefield - Gascoigne Wood - Selby - York - (via ECML) - Newcastle - Benton - Tynemouth
277 Tynemouth - (reverse of outward route) - York - Church Fenton - Micklefield - Cross Gates - Leeds

Notes :
(1) Originally uploaded as having run on 12th July.

Sources : David Bailey & Ian Umpleby

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Ian Umpleby)

M.C Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
0.00 Leeds 09.15d 09.18   21.58a 21.57
4.32 Cross Gates ? 09/27   ? 21/50
9.56 Micklefield ? 09/33   ? 21/43
14.24 Gascoigne Wood ? 09/37  
20.60 Selby ? 09/46  
- Church Fenton   ? 21/36
34.48 York 10.04a ~ 10.05d 10.14 ~ 10.17   21.15a ~ ??.??d 21.18 ~ 21.23
44.28 Tollerton ? 10/32   ? 21/08
56.64 Thirsk ? 10/52   ? 20/56
64.44 Northallerton ? 11/02   ? 20/43
78.60 Darlington ? 11/14   ? 20/28
91.48 Ferryhill ? 11/26   ? 20/10
100.60 Durham ? 11/38   ? 19/59
114.16 King Edward Bridge ? 11/50   ? 19/45
114.64 Newcastle ? 11c54 ~ 11c57   ? 19c32 ~ 19c41
119.12 Benton ? 12/14   ? 19/26
121.24 Backworth ? 12/19   ? 19/16
124.48 Whitley Bay ??.??a ~ ??.??d 12.25 ~ 12.29   19.04a ~ 19.05d 19.07 ~ 19.09
126.24 Tynemouth ??.??a 12.34   19.00d 19.01

n.b. Leeds to York via Church Fenton = 25m 44ch.

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