4th March 1972

Railtours Syndicate
Boomerang No.2

DMU Used 50564+59243+50574

Route :

DMU Route
as listed London Liverpool Street - Bethnal Green - Bow Jn - (via Carpenters Road curve) - Channelsea Jn - Lea Jn - Victoria Park - Dalston Western Jn - Canonbury Jn - Finsbury Park - (via ECML) - Peterborough - Werrington Jn - Spalding - Sleaford South Jn - (1) Sleaford - Sleaford North Jn - Greetwell Jn - Boultham Jn - Pyewipe Jn - Tuxford West Jn - Edwinstone - Clipstone East Jn - Clipston West Jn - Warsop Jn - Langwith Jn - Langwith Coliery Jn - Langwith Concentration Sidings Jn - Whitwell - Woodend Jn - Shireoaks West Jn - Kiveton Park Colliery - Woodhouse Jn - Darnall - Darnall West Jn - Attercliffe Jn - Shepcote Lane North Jn - Rotherham Central - Aldwarke Jn - Swinton Jn - Wath Road Jn - Hare Park Jn - Crofton West Jn - Calder Bridge Jn - Gossehill Jn - Normanton - Altofts Jn - Engine Shed Jn - Whitehall Jn - Holbeck Jn - Wakefield Westgate - Wakefield Kirkgate - Calder Bridge Jn - Oakenshaw Jn - (2) Hare Park Jn - Moorthorpe - Bolton-on-Dearne - Wath Road Jn - Aldwarke Jn - Rotherham Masborough - Treeton North Jn - Treeton South Jn - Beignton Jn - Barrow Hill - Tapton Jn - Chesterfield - Clay Cross South Jn - Pye Bridge Jn - Toton Centre - Trent - Ratcliffe Jn - Loughborough - Syston East Jn - Stamford - Werrington Jn - Peterborough - Whittlesea - March - Ely - Cambridge (goods line) - Audley End - Bishop Stortford - Cheshunt - Tottenham Hale - Copper Mill Jn (3) - Clapton - Hackney Downs - Bow Jn - (3) Bethnal Green - London Liverpol Street

Notes :
(1) Timing sheet would suggest the train was booked via the Sleaford avoiding line, but it went through the station.
(2) Booked route was:
Oakenshaw Jn - Oakenshaw South Jn - Royston Jn - Cudworth - Wath Road Jn.
(3)
Booked route was: Copper Mill Jn - Temple Mills East Jn - High Meads Jn - Channelsea Jn - Bow Jn - Bethnal Green.


From the Andrew Fairholm ticket collection.

Source : John Broderick

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from John Broderick)

M.C Location Booked Actual
0.00 Liverpool Street 08.03d 08.05
1.11 Bethnal Green 08/07 08/07
3.01 Bow Jn 08/10 08/10
3.54 Carpenters Road Curve ? 08/12
4.05 Channelsea Jn 08/14 08/13
4.20 Lea Jn ? 08/14
4.71 Victoria Park 08/16 08/16
6.53 Dalston Eastern Jn ? ?
7.04 Dalston Western Jn 08/20 08/23
8.02 Canonbury Jn 08/23 08/25
9.40 Finsbury Park 08.28a ~ 08.29d 08.29 ~ 08.33
19.41 Potters Bar 08/41 08/45
24.53 Hatfield 08/46 08/51
35.45 Stevenage 09.05a ~ 09.06d 09.07 ~ 09.08
38.73 Hitchin 09.11a ~ 09.12d 09.13 ~ 09.14
51.09 Sandy 09/23 09/26
65.69 Huntingdon 09/34 09/38
83.28 Peterborough 09.54a ~ 09.57d 09.54 ~ 09.56
86.39 Werrington Jn 10/03 10/01
99.76 Spalding 10.19a ~ 10.22d 10.19 ~ 10.24
117.64 Sleaford South Jn ? 10.43a ~ 10.45d
???.?? Sleaford ?DIV? 10/46
119.19 Sleaford North Jn 10/50 10.53a ~ 10.58d
136.76 Greetwell Jn 11/13 11/16
139.30 Boultham Jn 11/22 ?
139.59 Pyewipe Jn 11/25 11/21
153.03 Tuxford West Jn 12/00 11/47
161.08 Edwinstone ? 12/08
162.10 Clipstone East Jn 12/25 ?
162.35 Clipstone West Jn ? ?
166.71 Warsop Jn 12/37 12/21
167.62 Langwith Jn 12/41 12.27a ~ 12.34d
169.47 Langwith Colliery Jn 12/52 ?
169.77 Langwith Concentration Sidings Jn ? ?
172.63 Whitwell 13/00 ?
176.08 Woodend Jn 13/10 ?
176.77 Shireoaks West Jn 13/12 12/59
180.64 Kiveton Park Colliery 13/18 ?
185.02 Woodhouse Jn 13/27 13/11
188.50 Darnall 13/35 ?
189.03 Darnall West Jn ? 13/40
189.56 Attercliffe Jn 13/37 13/43
191.31 Shepcote Lane North Jn 13/41 ?
193.58 Rotherham Central ? 13.50a ~ 13.52d
196.07 Aldwarke Jn 13/49 13/47
198.63 Swinton Jn 13/52 ?
199.35 Wath Road Jn 13/53 14/03
213.72 Hare Park Jn ? ?
215.23 Crofton West Jn ? ?
216.43 Calder Bridge Jn ? ?
220.77 Goosehill Jn ? ?
222.33 Normanton 14/14 14/31
223.22 Altofts Jn 14/16 14/32
229.72 Stourton Jn ? 14/39
232.46 Engine Shed Jn 14/34 14/43
232.76 Whitehall Jn 14/36 14.45a ~ 14.50d
233.15 Holbeck Jn 14/37 ?
242.61 Wakefield Westgate 14/59 15.05a ~ 15.10d
243.36 Wakefield West Jn ? 15/11
243.54 Wakefield Kirkgate ? 15/12
243.69 Wakefield East Jn ? ?
244.19 Calder Bridge Jn ? 15/14
245.06 Oakenshaw Jn 15/02 ?
245.52 Oakenshaw South Jn 15/06 DIV
249.30 Royston Jn ? DIV
252.50 Cudworth 15/16 DIV
? Hare Park Jn DIV 15/21
? Moorthorpe DIV 15/30
? Bolton-on-Dearne DIV 15/38
260.65 Wath Road Jn 15/25 15/40
264.17 Aldwarke Jn ? 15/45
267.58 Rotherham Masborough 15/33 15/48
268.14 Masborough South Jn 15/36 ?
270.37 Treeton South Jn ? 15/54
270.73 Treeton North Jn ? ?
274.12 Beighton Jn 15/49 15/59
279.77 Barrow Hill ? 16/06
282.71 Tapton Jn 16/02 16/09
283.39 Chesterfield 16/05 16.10a ~ 16.14d
287.57 Clay Cross South Jn 16/10 16/19
290.54 Morton 16/15 ?
295.70 Pye Bridge Jn 16/20 16/31
304.55 Trowell Jn 16/28 16/40
307.70 Toton Centre ? ?
309.65 Trent 16/40 16/45
311.19 Ratcliffe Jn ? ?
317.79 Loughborough 16/47 16/55
325.30 Syston North Jn 16/53 17/03
325.49 Syston East Jn 16/55 17/04
334.65 Melton Jn 17/07 17/13
335.28 Melton Mowbray 17.08a ~ 17.13d 17.15 ~ 17.17
346.67 Oakham 17/25 17/31
349.38 Manton Jn 17/28 17/36
353.42 Luffenham 17/34 17/41
359.19 Stamford 17/42 17/49
370.65 Westwood Jn ? ?
370.73 Spital Jn ? ?
371.44 Peterborough 17.59a ~ 18.51d 18.06 ~ 18.51
377.51 Whittlesea ? 19/05
386.36 March 19.11a ~ 19.20d 19.20 ~ 19.26
399.72 Ely West Jn ? ?
400.00 Ely North Jn 19/41 19/44
402.02 Ely 19.44a ~ 19.45d 19.46 ~ 19.47
411.30 Waterbeach ? 19/58
414.60 Chesterton Jn 20/04 20/01
416.61 Cambridge 20/08 20.07a ~ 20.08d
419.30 Shepreth Branch Jn 20/12 ?
430.58 Audley End 20/25 20/23
441.08 Bishops Stortford 20/42 20.36a ~ 20.37d
454.27 Broxbourne 21/03 20/50
457.35 Cheshunt 21/09 20/55
460.54 Brimsdown 21/15 20/58
465.34 Tottenham Hale 21.23a ~ 21.24d 21.03 ~ 21.04
467.20 Lea Bridge ? DIV
468.58 Temple Mills East ? DIV
469.07 High Meads Jn ? DIV
469.30 Channelsea Jn ? DIV
470.34 Bow Jn ? DIV
? Clapton DIV 21/09
? Hackney Downs DIV 21/10
472.24 Bethnal Green 21/33 21/14
473.35 Liverpool Street 21.36a 21.18


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