17th June 1978

D.A.A./D.E.G.
The Chopper Railtour

Locos Used 20005, 20006, 20013, 20030, 20084, 20170, 37229 & 37289

Route :

Loco(s) Route
20006 + 20030 London St Pancras - Kettering - Corby - Trent - Toton
20013 + 20170 Toton - Chesterfield - Tapton Jn- Beighton - Darnall - Tinsley - Treeton North Jn - Masborough Curve - Sheffield - Dore Station Jn - Chesterfield - Derby - Burton-on-Trent - Kingsbury - Water Orton - Sutton Park - Walsall - Perry Barr North Jn - Soho North Jn - Stourbridge Junction - Kidderminster - Droitwich Spa - Worcester Shrub Hill
20013 + 20170 (1) Worcester Shrub Hill - Bromsgrove - Kings Norton - Camp Hill - Water Orton - Tamworth - Stenson Jn - Sheet Stores Jn - Toton
20005 + 20084 Toton - (reverse of outward route) - London St Pancras

Notes :
(1) 37229 + 37289 banked train from Bromsgrove to Blackwell.

Source : Trevor Cockram (joined/left train at Kettering)

Timings (Booked and Actual)
(from John Clifford)

Location Booked Actual
St Pancras 07.55d 07.54
Finchley Road 08/03 08/02
Hendon 08/07 08/06
St Albans City 08/19 08/19
Luton 08.29a ~ 08.30d 08.29 ~ 08.30
Kempston Road Jn 08/48 08/50
Bedford 08.50a ~ 08.52d 08.52 ~ 08.53
Bedford North 08/53 08/54
Sharnbrook 09/03 09/02
Wellingborough 09/12 09/11
Kettering Jn 09/18 09/18
Glendon South Jn 09/27 09/28
Manton Jn 09/44 09/45
Oakham 09/48 09/50
Melton Mowbray 09/58 10/02
Syston East Jn 10/10 10/13
Syston North Jn 10/12 10/15
Loughborough 10/20 10/23
Trent Jn 10/26 10/30
Trent 10/27 10/31
Toton Centre 10.31a ~ 10.41d 10.38 ~ 10.50
Trowell Jn 10/45 10/57
Pye Bridge Jn 10/54 11/08
Morton Siding 10/59 11/16
Clay Cross South Jn 11/02 11/19
Chesterfield 11/06 11.24a ~ 11.24d
Tapton Jn 11/08 11/24
Beighton Jn 11/19 11/35
Woodhouse Jn 11/25 11/39
Darnall 11/31 11/49
Shepcote Lane 11.37a ~ 11.39d 11/57
Treeton North Jn 11/51 12/06
Masborough South Jn 11.55a ~ 11.57d 12/12
Holmes Jn 12.00a ~ 12.02d 12/14
Wincobank Station Jn 12/05 12/18
Sheffield 12.12a ~ 12.40d 12.26 ~ 12.52
Dore 12/47 13/01
Dronfield 12/50 13/05
Chesterfield 12/55 13/11
Clay Cross South Jn 13/00 13/17
Ambergate Jn 13/09 13/30
Derby 13.23a ~ 13.25d 13/40
Stenson Jn 13/33 13/46
Burton-on-Trent 13/39 13/52
Wichnor Jn 13/45 13/57
Tamworth High Level 13.52a ~ 14.04d 14.05 ~ 14.13
Kingsbury 14/11 14/20
Water Orton 14/15 14/25
Water Orton West Jn 14/17 14/25
Park Lane Jn 14/20 14/28
Rycroft Jn 14/40 14/50
Walsall 14.42a ~ 14.44d 14.52 ~ 14.53
Pleck Jn 14/46 14/56
Bescot 14/48 14/57
Perry Barr North Jn 14/54 15/03
Pery Barr West Jn 14/56 15/04
Soho East Jn 15/07 15/09
Soho North Jn 15/09 15/10
Galton Jn 15/11 15/13
Stourbridge Junction 15.33a ~ 15.43d 15.40 ~ 15.49
Kidderminster 15/51 15/56
Hartlebury 15/56 16/00
Droitwich Spa 16/05 16/08
Worcester Shrub Hill 16.15a ~ 16.30d 16.16 ~ 16.37
Droitwich Spa 16/38 16/46
Stoke Works Jn 16/44 16.53a ~ 16.54d
Bromsgrove 16/47 16.59a ~ 17.03d
Blackwell 16/53 17/09
Barnt Green 16/55 17/11
Kings Norton 17/00 17/18
Camp Hill 17/09 17/24
St Andrews Jn 17/11 17/27
Landor Street Jn 17.13a ~ 17.15d 17.28 ~ 17.29
Water Orton 17/23 17/38
Kingsbury 17/26 17/49
Tamworth High Level 17/31 17/55
Wichnor Jn 17/37 18/02
Burton-on-Trent 17/42 18/07
Stenson Jn 17/49 18/14
Sheet Stores Jn 18/10 18/34
Trent 18/12 18/35
Toton Centre 18.17a ~ 18.30d 18.40 ~ 18.54
Long Eaton 18/35 18/55
Trent Jn 18/36 19/00
Loughborough 18/43 19.10a ~ 19.11d
Syston North Jn 18/50 19/23
Syston East Jn 18/52 19/24
Melton Mowbray 19/06 19/35
Oakham 19/18 19/46
Malton Jn 19/21 19/49
Glendon South Jn 19/38 20/04
Kettering 19.42a ~ 19.44d 20.08 ~ 20.09
Kettering Jn 19/47 20/13
Wellingborough 19/54 20/19
Sharnbrook 20/04 20/29
Bedford North 20/12 20/37
Bedford 20.13a ~ 20.15d 20.39 ~ 20.41
Kempston Road Jn 20/18 20.43as ~ 20.45d
Flitwick 20/30 21/00
Luton 20.41a ~ 20.43d 21.13 ~ 21.15
St Albans City 20/55 21/26
Hendon 21/09 21/36
Finchley Road 21/15 21/40
St Pancras 21.22a 21.48


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