27th April 1985

Hertfordshire Rail Tours
The Hills & Cities Tour

Locos Used 40122, 45015, 81010, (86219) & 87022
Stock Used 5434+5610+5370+13523+17130+1970+5432+5419+5600+5360

Route : 1Z43 throughout

Loco Route
87022 (1) Bletchley - Weedon - Nuneaton - Crewe
45015 Crewe - Middlewich - Northwich - Altrincham - Northenden Jn - Stockport - Ashton Moss South Jn - Stalybridge - Huddersfield - Bradley Wood Jn - Sowerby Bridge - Copy Pit - Blackburn - Farington Jn - Wigan North Western - St Helens Shaw Street - Sutton Oak - St Helens Junction - Earlestown South Jn - Warrington Bank Quay
40122 Warrington Bank Quay - Hartford Jn - Greenbank - Middlewich - Crewe - Stafford - Rugeley Trent Valley - Cannock - Walsall - Wednesbury - Stourbridge Junction - Kidderminster - Droitwich Spa - Worcester Shrub Hill
40122 Worcester Shrub Hill - Droitwich Spa - Stoke Works Jn - Bromsgrove - Kings Norton - Bordesley Jn - Landor Street Jn- Whitacre Jn - Nuneaton
81010 Nuneaton - (via WCML, Weedon) - London Euston

Notes :
(1) Was booked to run from Euston but the stock didn't make it to Euston so passengers from Euston travelled on 07.35 London Euston to Shrewsbury service hauled 86219 (stock: 12130+12151+12158+12159+10019+3339+3361+3404+92121) which stopped additionally at Bletchley to set down.

Sources : Andy Hoskins & LASERman

Photo Review


45015 at Blackburn (photo: Robin Addison)


D200/40122 at Worcester Shrub Hill (photo: Chris Tompson)


40122 hands over to 81010 at Nuneaton (photo: Chris Tompson)


From Bob Mitchell's ticket collection.


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

Location

Booked

Actual
(07.35 service train)

 

Booked

Actual

Euston

07.20d

(07.35 [P7])

 

21.21a

21.28 [P6]

Willesden Jn

07/27

(07/42)

 

21/13

21/20

Watford Jn

07.37a  ~  07.39d

(07.52 ~ 07.53)

 

20.59a  ~  21.00d

21.10 ~ 21.11

Tring

07/49

(08/04)

 

20/39

21/00

Bletchley

08/00

(08.16) ~ 08.26

 

20/25

20/48

Hanslope Jn

08/06

?

 

20/18

20/42

Weedon

08/15

?

 

20/10

?

Rugby

08.26a  ~  08.28d

08.53 ~ 08.56

 

20.00a  ~  20.01d

20.22 ~ 20.23

Nuneaton

08.41a  ~  08.43d

09.09 ~ 09.10

 

19.35a  ~  19.45d  L

19.57 ~ 20.08

Tamworth

08/53

09/19

 

Lichfield TV

08/58

09/24

 

Armitage

09/01

09/27

 

Abbey Jn

 

19/30

19/54

Whitacre Jn

 

19/09

19/37

Water Orton

 

19/04

19/32

Landor Street Jn

 

18.54a  ~  18.56d  c

19.22 ~ 19.22

Kings Norton

 

18/45

19/09

Barnt Green

 

18/36

19/01

Bromsgrove

 

18/29

18/53

Stoke Works Jn

 

18/26

18/50

Droitwich Spa

 

18/20

18/42

Worcester Shrub Hill

 

17.52a  ~  18.12d  RR

18.12 ~ 18.31

Droitwich Spa

 

17/45

18/04

Hartlebury

 

17/39

17/58

Kidderminster

 

17/35

17/54

Stourbridge Jn

 

17/26

17/47

Walsall

 

17/00

17.10 ~ 17.14

Ryecroft Jn

 

16/58

17/06

Hednesford

 

16/33

16/42

Rugeley

 

16/19

16/29

Colwich Jn

09/05

09/30

 

16/13

16/22

Milford

09/07

09/32

 

Stafford

09/12

09/35

 

16/06

16/16

Norton Bridge

09/16

09/39

 

16/02

16/12

Madeley Jn

09/25

09/47

 

15/51

16/03

Crewe

09.26a  ~  09.50d  L

09.55 ~ 10.07

 

15c33a ~ 15c41d

15.51 ~ 15.53

 

Location

Booked

Actual

Crewe

09.26a  ~  09.50d  L

09.55 ~ 10.07

Sandbach

09/57

10/17

Middlewich

10/08

10/24

Northwich South Jn

10/17

10/35

Northwich

10.18a  ~  10.20d  c

10/36

Knutsford

10/28

10/49

Altrincham

10/40

10/57

Deansgate Jn

10/42

10/59

Skelton Jn

10/44

11/01

Nothenden Jn

10/51

11/07

Edgeley Jn

11/04

11/16

Stockport

11.06a  ~  11.08d  c

11.18 ~ 11.22

Heaton Norris Jn

11/09

11/24

Denton Jn

11/15

11/32

Ashton Moss South Jn

11/18

11/37

OA & GB Jn

11/20

11/38

Stalybridge

11.25a  ~  11.26d  c

11.42 ~ 11.44

Greenfield

11/34

11/51

Diggle Jn

11/37

11/53

Marsden

11/42

12/00

Huddersfield

11/50

12.10 ~ 12.10

Bradley Jn

11/55

12/15

Bradley Wood Jn

11/56

12/18

Sowerby Bridge

12/06

12/26

Hebden Bridge

12/12

12/31

Hall Royd Jn

12/16

12/37

Copy Pit

12/26

12/44

Gannow Jn

12/32

?

Rose Grove

12/34

12/53

Accrington

12/40

13/00

Daisyfield Jn

12/50

13/06

Blackburn

12.52a  ~  13.02d  PS

13.08 ~ 13.17

Cherry Tree

13/05

?

Bamber Bridge

13/11

?

Lostock Hall Jn

13/12

13/32

Farington Jn

13/18

13/35

Euxton Jn

13/23

13/39

Balshaw Lane Jn

13/25

13/41

Wigan NW

13/33

13.50 ~ 13.53

Springs Branch Jn

13/36

13/58

Ince Moss Jn

13/39

14/00

St Helens Shaw Street

13/53

14/14

Sutton Oak Jn

13/57

14/20

St Helens Junction

14/00

14/22

Earlestown South  Jn

14/11

14/30

Winwick Jn

14/14

14/32

Warrington BQ

14.19a  ~  14.35d  L

14.41 ~ 14.52

Acton Grange Jn

14/39

14/57

Weaver Jn

14/44

15/03

Hartford LNW Jn

14/48

15/08

Hartford CLC Jn

14/51

15/11

Nothwich South Jn

14/56

15/21

Middlewich 

15/07

15/33

Sandbach

15/22

15/42

Timings continue in first table.

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