20th May 1978

D.A.A./D.E.G.
The East Coast Pullman Salute

Locos Used 37037, 37102 & 55012 'Crepello'
Stock Used 317, 318, 319, 326 and 328, plus FO (ex-Pullman) 348, 349, 350 and 352, plus BFK 14092

Route :

Loco(s) Route
55012 London Kings Cross - Doncaster - Leeds
37037 + 37102 Leeds - Harrogate - York
37037 + 37102 York - Scarborough
37037 + 37102 Scarborough - Filey - Beverley - Anlaby Road Junction (Hull) - Goole - Doncaster - London Kings Cross

Max. speeds :
55 012 : 99.4mph at Tallington
Class 37 : 90.0mph at Retford and Little Bytham

Source : Nigel Rollings (On the train throughout)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from
Nigel Rollings)

Location Booked Actual
(max speed)
  Booked Actual
Kings Cross 08.40d 08.40   21.54a 21.58
Wood Green 08/47 08/47   21/47 21/52
Potters Bar 08/54 08/53
(81.08mph)
  21/40 21/46
Welwyn Garden City 08/59 08/57   21/33 21/39
Hitchin 09/08 09/09   21/24 21/34
(86.0mph)
Sandy 09/16 09/17
(95.74mph)
  21/14 21/24
(87.34mph)
Huntingdon 09/25 09/26   21/04 21/14
Peterborough 09/36 09.42a ~ 09.50d   20/53 20/56
(84.9mph)
Tallington 09/41 09/57
(99.4mph)
  20/47 20/50
(84.9mph)
Stoke 09/52 10/07   20/38 20/39
(81.81mph)
Grantham 09/55 10/11
(94.73mph)
  20/30 20/34
Barkston South Jn 09/58 10/13   20/27 20/31
(77.8mph)
Newark Northgate 10/04 10/22   20/19 20/22
(76mph)
Retford 10/17 10/40
(98.9mph)
  20/06 20/06
(90mph)
Doncaster 10/40 10/54   19L39a ~ 19L51d 19.41 ~ 19.43

 

Location Booked Actual
Bentley Crossing 10/43 10/57
Adwick Jn 10/47 11/01
South Kirkby Jn 10/53 11/06
Hare Park Jn 11/00 11/11
Wakefield Westgate 11/05 11/15
Gelderd Road Jn 11/20 11/26
Leeds 11.25a ~ 11.41d 11L33 ~ 11L49
Wortley Jn 11/45 11/51
Horsforth 11/53 11/58
Rigton 12/04 12/08
Harrogate 12p13a ~ 12p23d 12.16 ~ 12.25
Knaresborough 12/31 12/32
Cattal 12/40 12/41
(42.8mph)
Hammerton 12/43 12/44
Poppleton 12/51 12/52
Skelton Jn 12/53 13/01
York 12.57a ~ 16.00d 13.06 ~ 16.10
Malton 16/28 16/35
(65.3mph)
Seamer 16/45 16/55
Scarborough 16.51a ~ 17.36d 17.00 ~ 17.38
Seamer 17/41 17/42
Filey 17/49 17/50
Hunmanby 17/53 17/54
Bridlington 18/09 18/07
Driffield 18/22 18/21
Beverley 18/33 18/32
West Parade Jn 18/41 18/41
Anlaby Road Jn 18/42 18/42
Gilberdyke 19/01 18/59
Goole 19/12 19/09
Thorne Jn 19/20 19/19

Timings continue in first table.

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