4th November 1978

R.P.P.R.
The Lincolnshire Coaster

Locos Used 20029, 20144, 37024, 37252 & 45008
Stock Used 12x 90mph VB coaches

Route : 1Z52 throughout

Loco(s) Route
45008 London Paddington - Old Oak Common West Jn - Greenford South Jn - West Ealing - Acton Wells Jn - Brent Jn - (via MML) - Trent - Toton - Chesterfield - Sheffield - Mexborough - Doncaster
37024 + 37252 Doncaster - Thorne Jn - Scunthorpe - Wrawby Jn - Barnetby (1)
20144 + 20029 Barnetby - Ulceby - Immingham Dock - Grimsby - Cleethorpes
37024 + 37252 Cleethorpes - Barnetby - Wrawby Jn - Market Rasen - Pelham Street Jn
45008 Pelham Street Jn - Lincoln St Marks - Swinderby - Newark Castle - Netherfield Jn - Nottingham - Trent - (via MML) - London St Pancras

Notes :
(1) Phil Bartlett confirms that the 37's ran light engine to Cleethorpes.

Sources : Alan Costello, Phil Bartlett, David Harlott & Gordon Lacy

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Nigel Rollings, Adrian Brown & Gordon Lacy)

Location Booked Actual
Paddington 07.55d 07.56
Old Oak Common West Jn ? 08/03
Greenford South Jn ? 08/10
West Ealing ? 08/16
Ealing Broadway ? 08/18
Acton Main Line ? 08/20
Acton Wells Jn ? 08/24
Neasden Jn ? 08/30
Dudding Hill Jn ? 08/33
Brent Jn ? 08/38
Hendon ? 08/42
St Albans 09.05a ~ 09.06d 08.57 ~ 09.06
Harpenden ? 09/14
Luton ? 09/18
Flitwick ? 09/29
Bedford ? 09.47a ~ 09.49d
Sharnbrook SB ? 10/02
Wellingborough ? 10/11
Kettering ? 10/16
Market Harborough ? 10/26
Leicester ? 11.02a ~ 11.26
Syston North Jn ? 11/32
Loughborough ? 11/38
Trent Jn ? 11/46
Stapleford & Sandiacre ? 11/51
Trowell Jn ? 11/53
Pye Bridge Jn ? 12/01
Alfreton & Mansfield Parkway ? 12/03
Clay Cross South Jn ? 12/08
Chesterfield ? 12/14
Dore South Jn ? 12/24
Sheffield ? 12.30a ~ 12.43
Brightside ? 12/50
Masborough Station Jn ? 12.57a ~ 12.58d
Aldwarke Jn ? 13/05
Mexborough 12p13a ~ 12p23d 13.11 ~ 13.22
Hexthorpe Jn ? 13/32
Doncaster 12L36a ~ 12L45d 13.39 ~ 13.53
Kirk Sandall Jn ? 14/01
Stainforth & Hatfield ? ?
Thorne Jn 12/57 14/07
Crowle ? 14/17
Scunthorpe 13/14 14/25
Wrawby Jn 13/27 14/35
Barnetby 13L35a ~ 13L45 14.41a ~ 14.53d
Brocklesby 13/52 15/02
Ulceby 13/55 15/04
Humber Road Jn 13/59 15/11
Immingham East Jn 14/12 15/19
West Marsh Jn 14/22 15/36
Marsh East Jn 14/30 15/40
Grimsby Town 14/34 15/45
Cleethorpes 14p43a ~ 15p10d 15.54 ~ 16.14
Grimsby Town 15/19 16/22
Habrough 15/29 16/32
Brocklesby 15/32 16/34
Barnetby 15/41 16/41
Wrawby Jn 15/42 16/42
Market Rasen 15p58a ~ 16p08d 16/57
Pelham Street Jn 16L25 ~ 16L35 17.14 ~ 17.24
Lincoln St Marks 16c37 ~ 16c39 17.28 ~ 17.29
Swinderby ? 17/43
Newark Crossing ? 17/54
Newark Castle ? 17/57
Fiskerton ? 18/18
Netherfield Jn ? 18/29
Nottingham ? 18.36a ~ 18.38d
Beeston ? 18/44
Trent ? 18.50a ~ 18.51d
Loughborough ? 18/59
Leicester ? 19/13
Kettering ? 19/30
Wellingborough ? 19/46
Bedford ? 20/05
Flitwick ? 20/12
Luton ? 20/22
Harpenden ? 20/27
St Albans 19.37a ~ 19.39d 20.32 ~ 20.34
Hendon ? 20/45
West Hampstead Midland ? 20/48
Kentish Town ? 20/50
St Pancras 20.21a 20.56


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