14th August 1977

British Rail
(Summer Preview Excursion)

Loco Used 47552
Stock Used 12 mark 2b coaches

Route :

Loco Route
47552 Skipton - Keighley - Bingley - Leeds
47552 Leeds - (via viaduct line) - Gelderd Road Jn - Wakefield Westgate - South Kirkby Jn - Adwick Jn - Doncaster - (via ECML) - Stevenage - Hertford North - Wood Green - Finsbury Park - Canonbury - Victoria Park - Stratford - Romford - Shenfield - Chelmsford - Colchester - Thorpe-le-Soken - Clacton-on-Sea
47552 Clacton-on-Sea - (reverse of outward route) - Wood Green - Potters bar - Welwyn Garden City - Stevenage - (reverse of outward route) - Leeds
47552 Leeds - (reverse of outward route) - Skipton

Notes :
(1) There were (service train) connections from Askern, Knottingley, Pontefract Monkhill & Woodlesford.


Though not confirmed it is assumed this ticket
from Bob Mitchell relates to this trip.

Source : Ian Umpleby (joined/left the train at Leeds)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Ian Umpleby)

M.C
(out)
M.C
(rtn)
Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
0.00 0.00 Skipton ??.??d ??.??   ??.??a ??.??
9.11 9.11 Keighley ??.??a ~ ??.??d ?   ??.??a ~ ??.??d ?
12.32 12.32 Bingley ??.??a ~ ??.??d ?   ??.??a ~ ??.??d ?
26.00 26.00 Leeds ??.??a ~ 08.30d ??.?? ~ 08.32   22.22a ~ ??.??d 2.40 ~ ??.??
27.64 27.64 Gelderd Road Jn ? 08/37   ? 22/35
36.24 36.24 Wakefield Westgate ??.??a ~ 08.50d 08.49 ~ 08.51   21.59a ~ ??.??d 22.21 ~ 22.23
39.76 39.76 Hare Park Jn ? 08/57   ? 22/15
46.08 46.08 South Kirkby Jn ? 09/02   ? 22/10
51.28 51.28 Adwick Jn ? 09/06   ? 22/05
56.12 56.12 Doncaster ??.??a ~ 09.18d 09.15 ~ 09.19   21.32a ~ ??.??d 21.42 ~ 21.44
73.40 73.40 Retford ? 09/48   ? 21/26
92.00 92.00 Newark North Gate ? 10/05   ? 20/57
102.32 102.32 Barkston South Jn ? 10/26   ? ?
106.48 106.48 Grantham ? 10/29   ? 20/43
112.32 112.32 Stoke ? 10/33   ? 20/39
127.20 127.20 Tallington ? 10/43   ? ?
132.40 132.40 Werrington Jn ? 10/46   ? ?
135.60 135.60 Peterborough ? 10c50 ~ 10c52   ? 20/20
? ? Connington ? ? [SL]   ? ?
153.16 153.16 Huntingdon ? 11/11 [FL]   ? 20/08
167.76 167.76 Sandy ? 11/23   ? ?
180.12 180.12 Hitchin ? 11/33   ? 19/51
184.40 184.40 Stevenage ? 11/40   ? 19/47
? ? Langley Jn ? ?   ? ? [FL]
193.72 - Hertford North ? 11/50  
- 199.32 Potters Bar   ? 19/35
208.44 208.12 Wood Green ? 12/08   ? 19/26 [FL]
211.00 ? Finsbury Park ? 12c14 ~ 12c18   ? 19c19 ~ 19c22 [SL]
212.32 ? Canonbury Jn 12/12 12/44   19/08 18/53 [FL]
213.24 ? Dalston Western Jn 12/15 12/46   ? ?
216.20 ? Channelsea Jn ? 12/52   ? 18/42
216.60 ? Stratford ? 12/54   ? 18/40
? ? Forest Gate ? ? [SL]   ? ?
? ? Seven Kings ? ? [FL]   ? ?
215.08 ? Romford ? 13/06   ? ?
232.76 ? Shenfield ? 13/15 [DL Platform]
[GE Line]
  ? 18/24
242.44 ? Chelmsford ? 13/23   ? 18/15
251.32 ? Witham ? 13/30   ? 18/05
264.28 ? Colchester ? 13/41   ? 17/54
268.68 ? Wivenhoe ? 13/48   ? 17/48
277.72 ? Thorpe-le-Soken ? 13/57   ? 17/37
282.36 ? Clacton-on-Sea 13.50a 14.04   17.30d 17.30


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