4th November 1972

B.R.
(Merrymaker Excursion)

Loco Used 1866
Stock Used 12 mark 1's vb90mph

Route : 1F50 throughout

Loco Route
1866 Grantham - (via ECML) - Edinburgh Waverley
1866 Edinburgh Waverley - (via ECML) - Grantham

Source : Gordon Lacy (joined/left the train at Newark North Gate)

Timings, Booked & (Actual)
(from Gordon Lacy & Paul Green)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Grantham 06.25d 06.45   22.15a 22.14
Newark North Gate 06.38a ~ 06.40d ??.?? ~ 07.03   21.56a ~ 21.58d 21.52 ~ 21.56
Retford 06.58a ~ 07.00d 07.21 ~ 07.22   21.35a ~ 21.37d 21.27 ~ 21.29
Doncaster 07.19a ~ 07.22d 0740 ~ 07.44   21.14a ~ 21.17d 21.00 ~ 21.03
Shaftholme Jn 07/28 07/52   21/10 20/53
Selby 07/39 08/06   20/55 20/40
York 07.52a ~ 07.54d 08.23 ~ 08.26   20.37a ~ 20.39d 20.19 ~ 20.24
Thirsk 08/17 08/47   20/16 19/59
Northallerton 08/24 08/53   20/10 19/53
Darlington 08/39 09/02   19/54 19/43
Ferryhill 08/50 09/19   19/39 19/32
Durham 08/58 09/28   19/30 19/23
Newcastle 09c17 ~ 09c20 09.43 ~ 09.46   19c08 ~ 19c12 19.04 ~ 19.07
Morpeth 09/40 10/05   18/48 18/43
Alnmouth 09/58 10/24   18/31 18/21
Belford 10/13 10/38   18/15 18/07
Berwick-upon-Tweed 10/28 10c52 ~ 10c52   18/00 17/53
Ayton 10/37 11/03   17/50 17/45
Dunbar 10/54 11/23   17/27 17/25
Edinburgh Waverley 11.22a 11.52   16.58d 16.58


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