18th March 1978

R.P.P.R.
Derby Double Railtour

Locos Used 20050, 20172, 50010 'Monarch' & 50048 'Dauntless'
Stock Used mark 1 & 2a*: SK, TSO, RU, SK, BFK*, FK*, 5xSK, TSO*

Route : 1Z15 throughout (2)

Locos Route
50048 + 50010 London Paddington - Greenford Loop - Old Oak Common East Jn - North Pole Jn - Kensington Olympia - Clapham Junction - Barnes - New Kew Jn - Brentford Road Jn - Acton Wells Jn - Dudding Hill Jn - Brent Jn - (via MML) - Kettering - Glendon South Jn - Corby - Manton Jn - Oakham - Syston East Jn - Syston North Jn - Loughborough - Trent - Long Eaton - Spondon - Derby
20172 + 20050 Derby - Cromford - Matlock
20050 + 20172 Matlock - Cromford - Derby
50010 + 50048 Derby - Burton-on-Trent - Kingsbury Jn- Water Orton - Landor Street Jn - St Andrews Jn - Bordesley Jn - Solihull - Leamington Spa - Banbury - Aynho Jn - Bicester - Northolt Jn - Greenford - West Ealing - London Paddington

Notes :
(1) 50010 & 50048 newly named "Monarch" & "Dauntless" respectively prior to departure of the tour from Paddington. A tour round Derby works was included in the ticket price.
(2) London Midland STN listed this tour as 1Z16, not 1Z15 as given above - confirmation is required.


50048+50010 move slowly away from their 'naming ceremony' on Paddington's
 platform 4, prior to the arrival of the ECS at Platform 5 (photo: Gordon Lacy)

Sources : Alan Costello, Pete Wilcox (courtesy of Jonathan Wilcox) & Clive Barlow

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Clive Barlow, Adrian Brown & Gordon Lacy)

Location Booked Actual
Paddington 08.10d 08.11 [P5]
Ealing Broadway ??.??a ~ 08.34d 08.33 ~ 08.35
North Pole Jn 08/46 08/43
Kensington Olympia ? 08.50 ~ 08.51
Latchmere Jn 09/00 08.58 ~ 09.03
Clapham Junction ? 09.05 ~ 09.08
New Kew Jn 09/20 09/20
South Acton 09/23 09/24
Acton Wells Jn 09/25 09/26
Dudding Hill Jn 09/33 09/34
Brent Jn 09c37 ~ 09c39 09.37 ~ 09.39
Hendon 09/43 09/43
Silkstream Jn 09/44 09/46
Elstree 09/50 09/53
St Albans 09/58 09/59
Luton 10/11 10/07
Bedford North Jn 10/29 10/21
Sharnbrook 10/34 10/26
Wellingborough 10/42 10/33
Kettering 10p51a ~ 11p01d 10.50 ~ 11.01
Glendon North Jn 11/06 11/06
Manton Jn 11/21 11/24
Oakham 11/27 11/29
Melton Mowbray 11/35 11/39
Syston East Jn 11/49 11/52
Syston North Jn 11/51 11/54
Loughborough 12/01 12/00
Trent Jn 12/07 12/05
Sheet Stores Jn 12/08 12/06
Spondon 12/17 12/12
Derby 12L21a ~ 14L09d 12.19 ~ 14.09
Ambergate Jn 14/21 14/23
Ambergate 14t22 ~ 14t23 14.24 ~ 14.24
Cromford 14/25 14/33
Matlock 14.34a ~ 15.04d 14.37 ~ 16.05
Cromford 15p09a ~ 15p19d 15.23 ~ 15.30
Ambergate 15t58 ~ 15t29 15.38 ~ 15.39
Ambergate Jn 15/30 15/40
Derby 15L39a ~ 15L49d 15.55 ~ 16.05
Stenson Jn 15/56 16/09
Burton-on-Trent 16/01 16/13
Wichnor Jn 16/07 16/18
Tamworth 16/13 16/24
Kingsbury Jn 16/17 16/29
Water Orton 16/20 16/34
Landor Street Jn 16c30 ~ 16c32 16.44 ~ 16.43
St Andrews Jn 16/33 16/44
Bordesley Jn 16/35 16/46
Tyseley 16/38 16/49
Dorridge 16/45 16/55
Hatton 16/51 17/00
Leamington Spa 16/56 17/05
Banbury 17.17 ~ 17.18 17.24 ~ 17.26
Aynho Jn 17/25 17/31
Bicester 17/35 17/39
Princes Risborough 17/51 17/58
High Wycombe 18/00 18/07
Northolt Jn 18/17 18/27
Greenford 18/20 18/28
West Ealing 18/28 18/35
Paddington 18.45a 18.48


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