8th June 1985

S.E.G. / R.C.T.S.
Buxton Belle

Locos Used 20013, 20116, 37065, 40122, 45113, 47240, 73002, 73003 & 85001
Stock Used SR Ocean Liner set (Mk2 FK vehicles), plus MK1 BCK 21275

Route : 1Z39 throughout

Loco(s) Route
73002 + 73003 London Waterloo - Clapham Junction - Chiswick - Acton Central - Neasden Junction - Brent Curve Junction
45113 Brent Curve Junction - (Hendon Flyover) - Bedford - Sharnbrook Goods Lines - Kettering - Corby - Melton Mowbray - Loughborough - Leicester - Toton
20013 + 20116 Toton - Chesterfield - Beighton Junction - Treeton Junction - Tinsley Yard - Brightside Station Junction - Sheffield
37065 Sheffield - Hope Valley - Peak Forest - Buxton Yard
47240 Buxton Yard - Buxton
40122 Buxton - Hazel Grove - Stockport - Manchester Piccadilly
85001 Manchester Piccadilly - Stockport - Stoke-on-Trent - Stafford - Bushbury Junction - Bescot - Aston - Stechford - Rugby - Weedon - Willesden Brent Sidings
73002 + 73003 Willesden Brent Sidings - Acton Central - Chiswick - Clapham Junction - London Waterloo

Notes :
(1) It is reported that 21275 had defective brakes, but its pipes were working OK. As a result the train was delayed at Manchester Piccadilly whilst 85001 did some shunting so that following reversal here this coach remained the leading coach.

Sources : Andy Hoskins & Jeremy Sleightholm
(with additional information from David Garnett,
taken from RTCS "The Observer" Sept '85 issue)

Photo Review


20013 & 20116 about to come off at Sheffield (photo: Adrian Nicholls)


40122 on arrival into Manchester Piccadilly (photo: Adrian Nicholls)


From Bob Mitchell's ticket collection.


Timings (Booked Only)
(from Nigel Rollings)

Location Booked
Waterloo 07.38d WSL
Queenstown Road 07/42
Clapham Junction 07.45a ~ 07.46d
Barnes 07/52
New Kew Jn 07/57
Kew East Jn 08/00
South Acton Jn 08/02
Acton Wells Jn 08/06
Dudding Hill Jn 08/06
Brent Curve Jn 08L19a ~ 08L39d
Hendon 08/42 SL
St Albans City 09.05a ~ 09.06d
Luton 09/16
Flitwick 09/27 FL
Bedford North Jn 09/36
Sharnbrook Jn 09/40
Wellingborough 09/48
Kettering Jn 09/54 SL
Kettering 09/56
Glendon South Jn 09/59
Manton Jn 10/15
Oakham 10/21
Melton Mowbray 10/35
Syston East Jn 10/51
Syston North Jn 10/52
Loughborough 11/00
Trent Jn 11/07
Trent 11/08
Toton Centre 11L11a ~ 11L16d
Trowell Jn 11/31
Pye Bridge 11/43
Morton 11/53
Clay Cross South Jn 11/56
Chesterfield 12/00
Beighton Jn 12/15
Treeton South Jn 12/20
Tinsley North Yard 12c30
Brightside 12/40
Sheffield 12.46a ~ 12.46d
Dore 13/04
Dore West Jn 13/05
Totley Tunnel East 13/06
Grindleford 13/11
Edale 13/23
Chinley East Jn 13/41
Chinley South Jn 13t43a ~ 13t45d
Peak Forest South 14/00
Great Rocks Jn 14/02
Buxton Single Line Access Road 14.20a ~ 14.35d
Buxton 14.40a ~ 14.50d
Chapel-en-le-Frith 15/01
Furness Vale 15/09
Hazel Grove 15/20
Edgeley Jn 15/24 FL
Stockport 15/26
Heaton Norris Jn 15/28
Slade Lane Jn 15/31
Manchester Piccadilly 15.35a ~ 15.55d FL
Slade Lane Jn 15/59
Heaton Norris Jn 16/01
Stockport 16/02
Edgeley Jn 16/03
Cheadle Hulme 16/05
Macclesfield 16.18a ~ 16.30d
Kidsgrove 16/42
Etruria 16/48
Stoke-on-Trent 16c51a ~ 16c53d
Stoke Jn 16/55
Stone 17/00
Norton Bridge 17/05
Stafford 17/11
Bushbury Jn 17/26
Portobello Jn 17/30
Bescot 17/34
Perry Barr North Jn 17/38
Aston 17/42
Stechford 17/47
Coventry 18/01
Rugby 19/16
Weedon 18/25
Hanslope Jn 18/35 SL
Bletchley 18/46
Tring 18/58
Watford Junction 19.14a ~ 19.16d
Wembley Central 19/26 GL
Willesden No.7 19L34a ~ 19L46d
Acton Canal Wharf 19/52
Acton Wells Jn 19/54
South Acton Jn 19/58
Kew East Jn 20/00
New Kew Jn 20/03
Barnes 20/08 SL
Clapham Junction 20.13a ~ 20.15d
Waterloo 20.22a


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