18th September 1983

Hertfordshire Rail Tours
The '58' Pioneer

Locos Used 50013 'Agincourt' & 58002
Stock Used 5038+5487+5459+3085+3122+1923+13464+9466+3123+3086+3091

Route :

Loco Route
50013 London Paddington - Reading - Didcot East Jn - Didcot North Jn - Oxford - (1) - Leamington Spa - Leamington North Crossover
50013 (2) Leamington North Crossover - Leamington North SB
50013 Leamington North SB - (3) - Hatton - Solihull - Tyseley - Bordesley Jn - St Andrews Jn - Proof House Jn - Birmingham New Street - Soho South Jn - Soho East Jn - Perry Barr West Jn - Perry Barr North Jn - Bescot - Walsall - Sutton Park - Water Orton - Nuneaton
58002 Nuneaton - Hinckley - Leicester - Loughborough - Trent - Beeston - Nottingham
58002 Nottingham - Beeston - Trent - Long Eaton - Derby - Ambergate Jn - Matlock
58002 Matlock - Ambergate Jn - Derby - Long Eaton - Trent - Loughborough - Leicester - Hinckley - Nuneaton
50013 Nuneaton - (reverse of outward route) - London Paddington

Notes :
(1) Train was delayed between Oxford and Wolvercot Jn by over-running engineering works.
(2) Loco propelling.
(3) Single line working between
Leamington North and Hatton.

Sources : Nick Lawford, Dave Harlott, Andy Pullar & LASERman

Photo Review


50013 'Agincourt' waits to leave London Paddington (photo: Ian Jordan)


58002 on arrival at Matlock (photo: Ian Jordan)


From Bob Mitchell's ticket collection.


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from
John Broderick & LASERman)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Paddington 08.35d 08.38 [ML]   22.08a 22.29
Friars Jn ? 08/45 [RL]   ? ?
West Ealing ? 08/50 [ML]   ? ?
Southall 08/48 08/53   21/55 22/19
Slough 08/56 09/00   21/48 22/13
Maidenhead 09/01 09/04   21/40 22/04
Twyford 09/07 09/08   21/34 ?
Reading ML East ? 09/14 [RL]   ? ?
Reading 09.13a ~ 09.16d 09.15 ~ 09.17   21.25a ~ 21.27d 21.56 ~ 21.58
Scours Lane ? ?   ? 21/54 [ML]
Didcot East Jn 09/35 09/38   21/08 21/41 [RL]
Didcot North Jn 09/36 09/40   21/07 21/40
Oxford 09.47a ~ 09.50d 09.49 ~ 10.14   20.56a ~ 20.58d 21.29 ~ 21.30
Wolvercot Jn 09/53 11/04   20/52 21/25
Heyford 10/10 11/21   20/44 21/17
Banbury 10/18 11/32   20/30 21/04
Leamington Spa 10.40a ~ 10.42d 11.56 ~ 11.57   20.03a ~ 20.05d 20.34 ~ 20.36
Leamington North Crossover ? [DL] 11.59 ~ 12.00 [UL]   ? ?
Leamington North SB ? 12.02 ~ 12.03 [UL]   ? 20.27 ~ 20.32
Hatton 10/54 12/12 [DL]   ? 20/12
Dorridge 11/06 12/20   19/53 20/07
Tyseley 11/13 12/30   19/46 20/01
Bordesley Jn 11/16 12/33   19/42 19/57
St Andrews Jn 11/17 12/34   ? 19/55
Proof House Jn 11/20 12/37   19/37 19/53
Birmingham New Street 11.22a ~ 11.25d 12.41 ~ 12.45   19.32a ~ 19.35d 19.47 ~ 19.50
Soho South Jn 11/30 12/50   19/27 19/42
Soho East Jn 11/31 12/51   16/26 19/42
Perry Barr West Jn 11/35 12/54   ? 19/38
Perry Barr North Jn 11/36 12/55   19/22 19/37
Bescot 11/41 13/01   19/16 19/30
Pleck Jn 11/43 13/03   ? 19/28
Walsall 11/45 13/04   19/12 19/26
Ryecroft Jn 11/47 13/05   19/10 19/25
Park Lane Jn 12/03 13/25   18/55 19/07
Water Orton West Jn 12/05 13/27   ? 19/04
Water Orton 12/07 13/28   18/52 19/03
Whitacre Jn 12/13 13/32   18/48 18/57
Abbey Jn 12/29 13/46   18/36 18/43
Nuneaton 12L32a ~ 12L42d 13.57 ~ 14.00   18L23a ~ 18L33d 18.29 ~ 18.40
Wigston South Jn ? ?   18/03 18/09
Wigston North Jn 13/01 14/17   ? ?
Leicester 13.07a ~ 13.09d 14.22 ~ 14.24   17.54a ~ 17.56d 18.02 ~ 18.05
Syston South Jn 13/17 14/30   17/47 17/57
Loughborough 13/23 14/36   17/40 17/51
Trent 13/30 14/44   17/34 17/45
Nottingham 13.42a ~ 15.25d 14.51 ~ 15.26  
Trent 15/35 15/36  
Sheet Stores Jn 15/38 15/38   17/33 17/45
Spondon 15/48 15/45   17/28 17/38
London Road Jn 15/51 ?   17/24 ?
Derby 15.52a ~ 16.00d 15.51 ~ 15.59   17.21a ~ 17.23d 17.31 ~ 17.34
Ambergate 16/14 16.11 ~ 16.13   17/07 17.18 ~ 17.19
Matlock 16.25a 16.23   16.55d 17.09


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