4th September 1977

N.E.L.P.G. / Metro Radio
The Metro Express

Locos Used 47291 & steam: 62005

Route :

Loco Route
62005 Newcastle - King Edward Bridge - Pelaw - Sunderland - Hartlepool - Middlesborough
47291 Middlesborough - Battersby
47291 Battersby - Grosmont (1) - Whitby
47291 Whitby - Grosmont - Battersby
47291 Battersby - Middlesborough
62005 Middlesborough - (reverse of outward route) - Newcastle

Notes :
(1) Option to alight for time on the NYMR.

Source : Dick Franklin

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Dick Franklin)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Newcastle 09.50d 09.50   21.56a 22.04
Pelaw ? 10/01   ? 21/52
Boldon Colliery ? 10/10   ? 21/46
Seaburn ? 10/21   ? 21/38
Sunderland ??.??a ~ 10.21d 10.25 ~ 10.27   21.21a ~ ??.??d 21.33 ~ 21.34
Seaham ? 10.38 ~ 10.45   ? 21/23
single line working to Easington/Horden - -
Hartlepool ? 11/14   ? 20/59
Stockton ? 11/39   ? 20/33
Middlesborough ? 11.53 ~ 12.03   ? 20.00 ~ 20.14
Battersby ? 12.27 ~ 12.35   ? 19.33 ~ 19.39
Grosmont 13.09a ~ ??.??d ?   ??.??a ~ 19.00d ??.?? ~ 19.01
Whitby ? ?   18.43d ?


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