2nd July 1978

B.R.
(Merrymaker Excursion)

Locos Used 47016 & 47170
Stock Used 8x TSO, 1xBSO, 1xCK & 1xRB (load 11)

Route :
1Z88 : Elsenham to Malton
1G19 : Malton to Liverpool Street

Loco Route
47016 Elsenham - Bishops Stortford - Cheshunt - Brimsdown - Tottenham Hale - Clapton Jn - Hackney Downs - Bethnal Green - London Liverpool Street
47170 London Liverpool Street - Bethnal Green - Bow Jn - Channelsea Jn - Victoria Park - Dalston Western Jn - Canonbury Jn - Finsbury Park - ??? - Peterborough - Werrington Jn - Spalding - Sleaford South Jn - (via avoiding line) - Sleaford North Jn - Lincoln Central - Gainsborough Lea Road - Bessacarr Jn - Doncaster - Shaftholme Jn - Senby - York - Malton
47170 Malton - York - Selby - Doncaster - (?via ECML?) - Peterborough - Whittlsea - March - Ely - Cambridge - Elsenham - (as outward route) - Tottenham Hale - ??? - London Liverpool Street

Notes :
(1) Road coaches took passengers to the North Yorkshire Moors Railway.

Source : Brian Andrews (joined/left the train at Cheshunt)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Brian Andrews)

Location Booked Actual
Elsenham 06.00d ?
Stansted ??.??a ~ 06.05d ?
Bishops Stortford ??.??a ~ 06.12d ?
Sawbridgeworth ??.??a ~ 06.19d ?
Harlow Town ??.??a ~ 06.27d ?
Broxbourne ??.??a ~ 06.42d ?
Cheshunt ??.??a ~ 06.49d ??.?? ~ 07.07
Waltham Cross ??.??a ~ 06.53d ??.?? ~ 07.11
Brimsdown 06/57 07/15
Ponders End ??.??a ~ 07.00d ??.?? ~ 07.18
Tottenham Hale ??.??a ~ 07.08d ??.?? ~ 07.25
Clapton Jn 07/10 07/28
Hackney Downs ??.??a ~ 07.13d ??.?? ~ 07.31
Bethnal Green 07/16 07/35
Liverpool Street [P13] 07L20a ~ 07L30d 07.39 ~ 07.45
Bethnal Green 07/33 07/49
Bow Jn 07/37 07/53
Channelsea Jn 07/45 07/57
Victoria Park 07/48 08/01
Dalston Western Jn 07/53 08/05
Canonbury Jn 07/55 08/07
Finsbury Park 07c59a ~ 08c01d 08.15 ~ 08.17
Peterborough 09c21a ~ 09c23d 09.31 ~ 09.33
Werrington Jn 09/28 09/38
Spalding 09/44 09/52
Sleaford South Jn 10/04 10/12
Sleaford North Jn 10/06 10/14
Greetwell Jn 10/06 10/14
Lincoln Central 10/31 10/38
Sykes Jn 10/42 10/47
Gainsborough Lea Road 10/52 10/56
Trent Jn 10/55 10/58
Bessacarr Jn 11/14 11/17
Doncaster 11c24a ~ 11c26d 11.31 ~ 11.32
Shaftholme Jn 11/32 11/40
Selby 11/42 11/50
York 12c00a ~ 12c02d 12.03 ~ 12.07
Malton 12.30a ~ 18.55d 12.33 ~ 18.55
York 19c23a ~ 19c28d 19.25 ~ 19.26
Selby 19/43 19/40
Shaftholme Jn 19/59 19/51
Doncaster 20/03 19/58
Peterborough 21c08a ~ 21c10d 21.13 ~ 21.16
Whittlesea 21/21 21/27
March 21c31a ~ 21c33d 21.40 ~ 21.42
Ely North Jn 21/49 21/58
Ely 21/52 22/00
Chesterton Jn 22/05 22/10
Cambridge 22c10a ~ 22c12d 22.17 ~ 22.18
Shepreth Branch Jn 22/17 22/27
Audley End 22/29 22/33
Elsenham ??.??a ~ 22.37d ??.?? ~ 22.41
Stansted ??.??a ~ 22.42d ??.?? ~ 22.46
Bishops Stortford ??.??a ~ 22.50d ??.?? ~ 22.53
Sawbridgeworth ??.??a ~ 22.57d ??.?? ~ 23.00
Harlow Town ??.??a ~ 23.05d ??.?? ~ 23.07
Broxbourne ??.??a ~ 23.15d ??.?? ~ 23.15
Cheshunt ??.??a ~ 23.20d ??.?? ? 23.19
Waltham Cross ??.??a ~ 23.25d ?
Ponders End ??.??a ~ 23.32d ?
Tottenham Hale ??.??a ~ 23.40d ?
Liverpool Street [P12] 23.55a ?


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