19th May 1979

R.P.P.R.
The County Durham Crusader (relief) Re-run

Locos Used 08081, 37015, 37085, 40078 & 47088
Stock Used Booked for load 8 (mark 1s)

Route : 1G40 throughout

Loco Route
40078 London King's Cross - (via 'old' ECML route) - York
37015 York - (via ECML & High Level Bridge) - Newcastle 
37085 Newcastle - King Edward Bridge - Ouston Jn - Consett
08081 Consett Steelworks
37085 Consett - Washington
47088 Shunt release at Washington
37085 Washington - Pelaw Jn - King Edward Bridge - Newcastle - High Level Bridge - Hartlepool - Eaglescliffe - York
40078 York - (via 'old' ECML route) - London King's Cross

Notes :
(1) Re-run of 17th March tour (abandoned at York on the outward leg due to bad weather).

Sources : Nigel Rollings (joined/left train at Peterborough), Clive Barlow & Colin Marsden

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Nigel Rollings)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Kings Cross 08.45d ?   23.11a ?
Potters Bar 09/02 ?   22/57 ?
Welwyn Garden City 09/08 ?   ? ?
Stevenage 09.18a ~ 09.19d ?   22.40a ~ 22.40d ?
Hitchin 09/26 ?   22/34 ?
Sandy 09/42 ?   22/25 ?
St Neots 09/52 ?   ? ?
Huntingdon 10/00 ?   22/13 ?
Peterborough 10.15a ~ 10.16d 10.18 ~ 10.24   21.54a ~ 21.54d 21.58
Tallington 10/28 10/34   21/46 21/51
Stoke 10/42 ?   21/35 21/40
Grantham 10/46 ?   21/25 21/35
Barkston South Jn 10/49 ?   21/20 ?
Newark Northgate 10/56 11/05   21/11 21/21
Retford 11.13a ~ 11.20d 11.21 ~ 11.24   20/57 21/07
Doncaster 11/46 11/57   20/42 20/51
Shaftholme Jn 11/50 ?   20/38 ?
Selby 12/02 12/17   20/23 20/34
York 12p17a ~ 12p36d 12.35 ~ 12.50   19L57a ~ 20L07d 20.08 ~ 20.19
Thirsk 13/00 13/10   19/35 19/50
Boroughbridge Road 13/10 13/19   - -
Northallerton - -   19/28 19/43
Eaglescliffe 13/26 13/36   19/05 19/26
Stockton 13/31 13/42   19/00 19/19

 

Location Booked Actual
Stillington 13/41 13/50
Feryhill 13/51 14/05
Durham 14/00 14/22
Gateshead West 14/17 14/37
Newcastle 14L19a ~ 14L34d 14.40 ~ 14.55
King Edward Bridge Jn 14/36 ?
Low Fell Jn 14/38 ?
Ouston Jn 14/44 15/12
South Pelaw 14/46 15/14
Annfield 15/08 15/29
Carr House 15/17 ?
Consett North 15p21a ~ 15.50d 15.49 ~ 16.18
Carr House 15/56 ?
Annfield 16/04 16/39
South Pelaw 16/17 16/55
Washington 16L27a ~ 17L02d 17.07 ~ 17.13
Pelaw 17/17 17/30
King Edward Bridge Jn 17/27 17/44
Newcastle 17p29a ~ 17p50d 17.46 ~ 17.53
Gateshead East 17/52 ?
Pelaw 17/58 ?
Sunderland 18/20 18/28
Easington 18/34 ?
Hartlepool 18/45 18/58

Timings continue in first table.

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