29th September 1979

Hertfordshire Rail Tours
The Anglian Explorer

Locos Used 08096, 08250, 25054 & 47170

Route :

Loco Route
?25054? Bletchley Tring - Watford Junction Wembley Central Primrose Hill Camden Road Highbury and Islington Dalston Western Jn Hackney London Liverpool Street
47170 London Liverpool Street Tottenham Hale Audley End Cambridge Ely March Grassmoor Jn
47170 Grassmoor Whitemoor Jn
08096 Whitemoor Jn Wisbech (Goods)
08096 Wisbech (Goods) Whitemoor Jn March West Jn
47170 March West Jn Ely West Jn - Ely North Jn Thetford Trowse Jn - Wensum Jn - Wroxham
08250 Wroxham Aylsham Lenwade Lenwade Sidings
08250 Lenwade Sidings Lenwade Aylsham - Wroxham
47170 Wroxham Wensum Jn - Trowse Jn (via GEML) London Liverpool Street
25054 London Liverpool Street Hackney Dalston Western Jn Highbury and Islington Camden Road Primrose Hill Wembley Central Watford Junction - Bletchley

Sources : Andy Pullar (joined Liverpool Street, left Highbury & Islington)

Photo Review


08096 at Wisbech Goods (photo: Michael Croxford)


From Andrew Fairholm's ticket collection.


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Ian Umpleby)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Bletchley 06.30d ?   23.27a ?
Hemel Hempstead ??.??a ~ 06.48d ?   22.58a ~ ??.??d ?
Watford Junction ??.??a ~ 06.56d ?   22.50a ~ ??.??d ?
Wembley Central ??.??a ~ 07.06d ?   22.42a ~ ??.??d ?
Willesden Junction 07c11 ~ 07.13 ?   22c31 ~ 22c32 ?
Camden Jn 07/18 ?   22/25 ?
Camden Road Jn 07/22 ?   22/21 ?
Highbury & Islington 07.26a ~ 07.27d ?   22.17a ~ ??.??d ?
Dalston Western Jn 07/31 ?   22/14 ?
Victoria Park 07/36 ?   22/09 ?
Channelsea Jn 07/38 ?   22/07 ?
Bow Jn 07/44 ?   22/01 ?
Bethnal Green 07/48 ?   21/57 ?
Liverpool Street 07.51a ~ 08.03d ?   21.44a ~ 21.54d ?
Bethnal Green 08/06 ?   21/40 ?

 

Location Booked Actual
Hackney Downs 08/09 ?
Clapton 08/12 ?
Tottenham Hale 08/15 ?
Brimsdown 08/20 ?
Cheshunt 08/23 ?
Broxbourne 08/26 ?
Bishops Stortford 08/40 ?
Elsenham 08/46 ?
Audley End 08/52 ?
Shepreth Branch Jn 09/07 ?
Cambridge 09.13a ~ 09.26d ?
Chesterton Jn 09/30 ?
Ely 09/43 ?
Ely North Jn 09/46 ?
March 10.02a ~ 10.04d ??.?? ~ 11.00
Grassmoor Jn 10.09 ~ 10.19 ?
March East Curve 10L24 ~ 10L34 11.04 ~ 11.28
Whitemoor Jn 10*36 ~ 10*38 ?
Wisbech 11.38a ~ 11.55d 12.17 ~ 12.46
Whitemoor Jn 12L55 ~ 13L05 13.34 ~ 13.43
March 13c07 ~ 13c09 13.47 ~ 13.47
Ely West Jn 13/25 14/08
Ely North Jn 13/28 14/12
Brandon 13/46 14/29
Thetford 13/53 14/36
Attleborough 14/07 14/50
Wymondham 14/13 14/55
Wensum 14c26 ~ 14c28 15.08 ~ 15.10
Wroxham 14L43 ~ 14L53 15.24 ~ 15.35
Aylsham 15p43a ~ 15p53d 16.22 ~ 16.32
Lenwade
(Boulton & Paul Siding)
16.53a ~ 17.13d 17.57 ~ 18.06
Wroxham 19L03 ~ 19L13 ?
Swingbridge Jn 19c31 ~ 19c33 ?
Tivetshall 19/51 ?
Haughley Jn 20/06 ?
Ipswich 20/25 ?
Bentley 20/34 ?
Manningtree 20/38 ?
Colchester 20/46 ?
Marks Tey 20/51 ?
Witham 20/58 ?
Chelmsford 21/06 ?
Shenfield 21/15 ?
Gidea Park 21/24 ?
Stratford 21/36 ?

Timings continue in first table.

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