24th July 1977

Severnside Locomotive Association Railtours
The Borderman

Locos Used 44002 'Helvellyn', 44005 'Cross Fell' & 55003 'Meld'
Stock Used 8 coaches vb90mph

Route : 1Z33 throughout

Loco(s) Route
44002 + 44005 Derby - Nottingham
44005 + 44002 Nottingham - Alfreton - Chesterfield - Sheffield - Rotherham Masborough - Cudworth - Normanton - York
55003 York - Leamside - Pelaw - (via High Level Bridge) - Newcastle - Blaydon - Hexham - Haltwhistle - Carlisle
55003 Carlisle - (via WCML) - Lancaster
55003 Lancaster - Carnforth - Wennington - Settle Jn - Skipton - Leeds - Micklefield - Church Fenton - York
44002 + 44005 York - (reverse of outward route) - Nottingham
44005 + 44002 Nottingham - Derby

Notes :
(1) Originally uploaded as 17th July in error.

Sources : Pete Wilcox (courtesy of Jonathan Wilcox), Andy Pullar, Gordon Lacy & Kevin Driscoll

Photo Review
(all photos: Gordon Lacy)


55003 running round at Carlisle.


55003 departs Carlisle past a line up of motive power including 40179/40009.


55003 running round at Lancaster.


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Gordon Lacy)

Location Booked Actual
Derby 07.00d ?
Nottingham 07.25a ~ 07.35d ??.?? ~ 07.38
Alfreton 08.05a ~ 08.07d 08.01 ~ 08.09
Chesterfield 08.22a ~ 08.24d 08.20 ~ 08.26
Sheffield 08.45a ~ 08.47d 08.40 ~ 08.48
Rotherham 08.55a ~ 08.57d 08.59 ~ 09.00
York 09.53a ~ 10.03d 10.07 ~ 10.25
Thirsk 10/22 10/45
Northallerton 10/27 10/52
Darlington 10/37 11/03
Ferryhill 10/48 11/16
Washington 11/21 11/47
Pelaw 11/31 11/55
Newcastle 11.39a ~ 13.50d 12.03 ~ 13.52
Blaydon 13/57 13/59
Hexham 14/17 14/18
Haltwhistle 14/36 14/41
Brampton Jn 14/50 14/55
Petteril Bridge Jn 15/12 15/09
Carlisle 15.15a ~ 15.30d 15.12 ~ 15.32
Penrith 15/49 15/48
Tebay 16/05 16/03
Oxenholme 16/15 16/13
Carnforth 16/26 16/22
Lancaster 16.34a ~ 16.54d 16.29 ~ 16.54
Carnforth 17.04a ~ 17.25d 17.05 ~ 17.26
Wennington 17/40 17/42
Clapham 17/49 17/50
Settle Jn 18/00 17/58
Hellifield 18/04 18/02
Skipton 18.16a ~ 18.17d 18/13
Keighley 18/29 18/22
Shipley Leeds Jn 18/38 18/28
Leeds 18.55a ~ 18.58d 18.43 ~ 18.48
Cross Gates 19/07 18/56
Micklefield 19/13 19/02
Church Fenton 19/19 19/06
York 19.33a ~ 19.48d 19.17 ~ 19.31
Rotherham 20.39a ~ 20.41d 20.25 ~ 20.27
Sheffield 20.50a ~ 20.52d 20.36 ~ 20.39
Chesterfield 21.06a ~ 21.08d 20.54 ~ 20.54
Alfreton 21.24a ~ 21.26d 21.05 ~ 21.06
Nottingham 21.52a ~ 22.02d 21.31 ~ ??.??
Derby 22.27a ?


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