2nd March 1985

Hertfordshire Rail Tours
The Ollerton Ogdoad

Locos Used 20191, 20199, 31235, 40122, 45122, 45144 & 47101
Stock Used 4921+4975+3960+4866+7165+35130+4483+4912+4420

Route: 1Z26 throughout

Loco(s) Route (1)
45144

London St Pancras - (via MML) - Trent Jn  - high level goods line - Toton

20199 + 20191

Toton - Meadow Lane Jn - Attenborough Junc. - Lenton Juncs - Linby

40122 Linby - Nottingham - Newark Castle - Lincoln St Marks (2)
31235 + 40122 Lincoln St Marks - Pelham St Crossing
31235 Pelham St Crossing - Market Rasen - Barnetby
47101

Barnetby - Gainsborough Central - Retford - Darnall - Attercliffe Jn -Shepcote Lane Jn - Treeton South Jn - Foxlow Jn - Elmton and Cresswell Jn - Warsop Jn - Ollerton

47101

Ollerton - Shirebrook Junc. - Pye Bridge Jn - Toton

45122 Toton - Trent East Jn - Trent South Jn - (via MML) - (via Hendon Up Chord & Up Goods) - London St Pancras

Notes :
(1) The advertised tour route was changed a couple of days before the tour ran.
(2) 40122 failed (was booked to haul the train as far as Toton) - 31 and 47 were therefore 'bonus haulage'.

Sources : Martin Pettit & LASERman (both on the train throughout) & Andy Pullar

Photo Review


45144 "Royal Signals" about to begin the tour at St Pancras (Photo : Ray Pettit)


20199 and 20191 pose at Linby Colliery (Photo : Ray Pettit)


40122 at Nottingham (photo: Robin Addison)


Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Robin Addison & LASERman)

Location

Booked

Actual

 

Booked

Actual

St Pancras

07.48d

0748 [P7]

 

21.57a

22.05 [P7]

West Hampstead

07/55 [DHL]

0756 [DHL]

 

21/53

21/56 [ML]

Hendon

08/02

08/02

 

21/48

21/49

Silkstream Jn

08/04

08/05 [SL]

 

?

[UHL]

St Albans City

08.20a ~ 08.21d

08.20 ~ 08.21

 

21.38a ~ 21.39d

21.29 ~ 21.30

Luton

08.34a ~ 08.35d

08.34 ~ 08.35

 

21.21a ~ 21.23d

21.15 ~ 21.17

Bedford Midland

08.59a ~ 09.00d

08.57 ~ 09.00

 

20.59a ~21.01d

20.52 ~ 20.53 [FL]

Bedford North

09/01

[FL]

 

20/58

[SL]

Sharnbrook

09/09

?

 

20/53

20/43

Wellingborough

09/17

09/15

 

20/46

20/36

Kettering

09/23

09/20

 

20/41

20/31

Market Harborough

09/33

09/29

 

20/33

20/21

Kibworth

09/39

09/34

 

20/28

?

Wigston North Jn

09/49

09/39

 

20/19

20/11

Leicester

09.53a ~ 10.00d

09.44 ~ 09.59

 

20.12a ~ 20.14d

20.03 ~ 20.06

Syston South Jn

10/07

10/06

 

20/05

19/54

Loughborough

10/13

10/11

 

19/57

19/44

Ratcliffe Jn

10/19 [HLGL]

10/17

 

Trent South Jn

 

19/47

19/35

Trent East Jn

 

19/46

19/34

Toton Centre

10L26 ~ 10L36

10L28 ~ 10L47

 

19L27 ~ 19L42

19.17 ~ 19.29

Meadow Lane Jn

10/40

10/53

 

Attenborough Jn

10/42

10/55

 

Lenton South Jn

10/48

11/01

 

Lenton North Jn

10/49

11/04

 

Radford Jn

10c53 ~ 10c54

11/06

 

Linby Level Crossing

11L18 ~ 11L33

11.29 ~ 11.47

 

Radford Jn

11c57 ~ 11c58

12/05

 

Mansfield Jn

12/03

12/09

 

Nottingham

12p06a ~ 12p18d

12.11 ~ 12.19 [P1]

 

Nottingham East Jn

12/19

?

 

Newark Castle

12/40

12/41

 

Newark Flat Crossing

12/42

12/45

 

Lincoln St Marks

13p02a ~ 13p17d

13.04 ~ 13.50

 

Pelham Street

13/19

13L53 ~ 14.03

 

Market Rasen

13/37

?

 

Wrawby Jn

13/57

14/40

 

Barnetby

13L59a ~ 14L24d

14L43 ~ 15L16

 

Wrawby Jn

14/27

15/22

 

Brigg

14/33

15/27

 

Kirton Lime Sidings

14/42

15/32

 

Kirton Lindsey

14p46a ~ 14p58d

15/35

 

Northorpe

15x06 ~ 15x22

15.39 ~ 15.41

 

Gainsborough Central

15/35

15/51

 

Trent Junctions

15/39

15/53

 

Clarborough Jn

15/48

?

 

Retford

15/56

16/02

 

Worksop

16c09 ~ 16c11

16.10 ~ 16.11

 

Woodhouse Jn

16/26

16/28

 

Attercliffe Jn

16/32

16/38

 

Shepcote Lane Jn

16/37

16/43

 

Tinsley

16c39a ~ 16c41

16.48 ~ 16.49

 

Treeton South Jn

16/47

16/54

 

Beighton Jn

16/56

16/58

 

Foxlow Jn

17/05

17/04

 

Hall Lane Jn

17/08

17/06

 

Seymour Jn

17/11

17/10

 

Elmton & Cresswell

17/31

17/25

 

Shirebrook East Jn

17/40

17/32

 

Trowell Jn

 

19/21

19/12

Pye Bridge Jn

 

19/06

19/02

Kirkby Jn

 

18/54

18/52

Shirebrook

 

18/37

18.30 ~ 18.31

Shirebrook West Jn

 

18/33

18/24

Warsop Jn

 

18/30

18/21

Clipstone East Jn

 

18/20

18/14

Ollerton

17.55a

17.49

 

18.13d

18.07


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