9th June 1984

British Rail (L.M.R.)
The Ruddington Requiem

DMUs Used 53190+59130+ 53857, 53055+59611+ 53116, 53318+59114+53328

Route : 1Z32 throughout

DMU Route
as listed Derby - Long Eaton - Loughborough - Leicester - Knighton South Jn
as listed Knighton South Jn - Moira West Jn - Burton-on-Trent - Stenson Jn - Trent - Lenton SOuth Jn - Radford Jn - Linby LC
as listed Linby LC - Radford Jn - Lenton South Jn - Attenborough Jn - Meadow Lane Jn - Toton Centre - Kirkby Summit - Shirebrook - Worksop - Retford (ECML) - Newark North Gate - Bottesford West Jn - Nottingham - Attenborough Jn - Toton Centre
as listed Toton Centre - (via high level goods line) - Ratcliffe Jn - Syston South Jn
as listed Syston South Jn - Ruddington
as listed Ruddington - Melton Mowbray - Corby - Kettering
as listed Kettering - Market Harborough - Leicester - Loughborough - Long Eaton - Derby

Notes :
(1) Advertised as the last passenger train to Ruddington.


Last train at Ruddington - until re-opening 15 years
later of course! (photo: Craig Simmons)

Source : Jeremy Sleightholm (on the train throughout)

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(various including
Jeremy Sleightholm & Mike Parkes)

M.C Location Booked Actual
0.00 Derby 06.55d ?
0.13 London Road Jn 06/56 ?
2.42 Spondon 07/00 ?
7.77 Long Eaton 07.06a ~ 07.07d ??.?? ~ 07.12
8.56 Sheet Stores Jn 07/08 ?
9.13 Trent Jn 07/10 ?
16.60 Loughborough 07.18a ~ 07.19d ?
24.38 Syston South Jn 07/28 ?
29.29 Leicester 07.34a ~ 07.37d ??.?? ~ 07.40
30.70 Knighton South Jn 07.41 ~ 07.47 ?
31.33 Saffron Lane 07/50 ?
40.02 Desford Colliery Sidings 08/17 ?
42.38 Bagworth 08/25 ?
46.31 Mantle Lane 08/36 08/37
54.12 Moira West Jn 08/58 ?
60.21 Leicester Jn 09/17 ?
60.51 Burton-on-Trent 09.19a ~ 09.21d 09.19 ~ 09.24
66.68 Stenson Jn 09/29 ?
79.18 Sheet Stores Jn 09/49 ?
79.53 Trent 09/51 09/58
85.23 Lenton South Jn 09/59 ?
85.45 Lenton North Jn 10/02 10/07
86.50 Radford Jn 10.05 ~ 10.07 10/10
88.54 Lincoln Street Crossing 10/14 ?
91.00 Bestwood Park Crossing 10/22 ?
93.63 Linby LC 10.30 ~ 10.38 10.30 ~ 10.38
96.46 Bestwood Park Crossing 10/46 ?
98.72 Lincoln Street Crossing 10/54 ?
100.76 Radford Jn 11.01 ~ 11.03 10/59
102.01 Lenton North Jn 11/06 ?
102.23 Lenton South Jn 11/09 11/03
106.51 Attenborough Jn 11/15 11/10
107.33 Meadow Lane Jn 11/19 11/12
108.52 Toton Centre 11/24 ?
111.67 Trowell Jn 11/30 ?
120.52 Pye Bridge Jn 11/39 11/37
122.30 Pinxton 11/44 ?
125.61 Kirkby Summit 11/55 ?
132.58 Shirebrook Sidings 12/16 ?
138.08 Elmton & Creswell Jn 12/34 12/15
143.03 Shireoaks East Jn 12/46 ?
144.05 Worksop 12/48 ?
152.00 Retford 13.00 ~ 13.08 12/37
170.31 Newark North Gate 13/30 13/00
173.01 Lowfield 13/35 ??p??a ~ ??p??d
179.69 Bottesford West Jn 14/15 13/47
185.30 Bingham 14/22 ?
190.70 Netherfield Jn 14/34 ?
193.46 Nottingham East Jn 14/38 ?
193.65 Nottingham 14.40a ~ 15.45d 14.06 ~ 15.47
199.30 Attenborough Jn 15/52 ?
200.12 Meadow Lane Jn 15/57 15/59
201.31 Toton Centre 16.02 ~ 16.07 ??.?? ~ 16.10
204.68 Ratcliffe Jn 16/16 ?
219.26 Syston South Jn 16.32 ~ 16.37
(via slow/goods lines)
??.?? ~ 16.45
226.50 Loughborough Jn 16/48 16/58
235.49 Ruddington 17.18a ~ 17.28d 17.38 ~ 17.55
244.48 Loughborough Jn 17/58 18/30
251.45 Syston North Jn 18/09 ?
251.64 Syston East Jn 18/11 18/44
261.41 Melton Mowbray 18/22 ?
272.60 Oakham 18/33 ?
276.51 Manton Jn 18/36 19/13
292.22 Glendon South Jn 18/51 19/37
294.78 Kettering 18.55a ~ 19.10d 19.40 ~ 19.50
298.05 Glendon North Jn 19.17 ~ 19.26 ?
306.10 Market Harborough 19.37a ~ 19.38d ??.?? ~ 20.08
311.79 Kibworth 19/45 ?
318.78 Wigston North Jn 19/53 ?
322.13 Leicester 19.58a ~ 20.03d 20.26 ~ ??.??
327.04 Syston South Jn 20/10 ?
334.62 Loughborough 20.17a ~ 20.19d ?
342.29 Trent Jn 20/27 ?
342.66 Sheet Stores Jn 20/28 ?
343.45 Long Eaton 20.29a ~ 20.31d ?
349.00 Spondon 20/40 ?
351.29 London Road Jn 20/44 ?
351.42 Derby 20.45a ?


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