27th August 1985

Hertfordshire Railtours
The Blyth Spirit

Locos Used 37038, 37219 & 45049
Stock Used 13303+13325+122+123+1705+124+125+126+127+128+129

Route : 1G10 throughout

Loco(s) Route
37219 + 37038 London Kings Cross - Finsbury Park - Potters Bar - Stevenage - Huntingdon - Peterborough - Grantham - Newark - Doncaster
45049 Doncaster - Shaftholme Jn - Temple Hirst - Hambleton S&W Juncs - Church Fenton - York - Thirsk - Longlands Jn - Eaglescliffe - Stockton - Norton South Jn - Ferryhill South Jn - Tursdale Jn - Penshaw - Washington - Pelaw - Newcastle Central - Morpeth - Bedlington Jn - Earsdon - Benton Quarry Jn - Newcastle Central - King Edward Bridge Jn - Pelaw - Sunderland - Hartlepool - Stockton - Eaglescliffe - Northallerton - Thirsk - York - Colton Jn - Hambleton North Jn - Temple Hirst - Doncaster
37038 + 37219 Doncaster - Retford - Newark - Grantham - Peterborough - Sandy - Stevenage - Potters Bar - London Kings Cross


45049 pauses at Hartlepool (photo: LASERman)

Sources : Alan Costello & LASERman

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Robin Addison, Dave Sheppard & LASERman)

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual
Kings Cross 07.32d 07.33 [P3]   20.29a 21.09 [P1]
Finsbury Park 07/38 ?   20/25 21/03
Alexandra Palace 07/41 07/40   20/23 21/01
Potters Bar 07.50a ~ 07.51d 07.49 ~ 07.52   20.12a ~ 20.13d 20.51 ~ 20.52
Welwyn Garden City 07/59 08/00   ? ?
Woolmer Green ? ?   20/02 20/42
Stevenage 08.05a ~ 08.06d 08.07 ~ 08.09   19.53a ~ 19.54d 20.29 ~ 20.33
Hitchin 08/14 08/14   19/47 20/24
Sandy 08/28 08/25   19/28 20/16
Huntingdon 08/52 08/39   19/14 20/06
Peterborough 09.08a ~ 09.09d 09.00 ~ 09.10 [SL?]   18.56a ~ 18.57d 19.47 ~ 19.49
Tallington 09/18 09/25 [FL]   18/48 19/38
Stoke 09/35 09/44   18/37 19/27
Grantham 09.40a ~ 09.41d 09.50 ~ 09.52   18.25a ~ 18.26d 19.19 ~ 19.21
Barkston South Jn 09/47 09/58   18/20 19/09
Newark Northgate 09/54 10/15   18/12 18/58
Retford 10/08 10/33   17/55 18/44
Loversall Carr Jn ? ?   ? 18.26 ~ 18.31
Doncaster 10L27a ~ 10L45d 10.52 ~ 11.06   17L26a ~ 17L38d 18.07 ~ 18.19
Shaftholme Jn 10/52 11/12   17/20 17/59
Temple Hirst Jn 10/58 11/19   17/14 17/53
Hambleton North Jn   17/09 17/49
Colton Jn   17/03 17/43
Hambleton South Jn 11/05 11/22  
Hambleton West Jn 11/06 11/24  
Gascoigne Wood Jn 11/10 11/27  
Sherburn South Jn 11/13 11/29  
Church Fenton 11/16 11/33  
York 11.29a ~ 11.31d 11.44 ~ 11.47 [P14]   16.53a ~ 16.55d 17.33 ~ 17.36 [P8]
Thirsk 11/53 12/08   16/32 17/16
Northallerton   16/26 17/09
Longlands Jn 12/01 12/15  
Boroughbridge Road Jn 12/03 12/16  
Eaglescliffe 12/23 12/32   16/07 16/52
Stockton 12/27 12/36   16/03 16/48
Billingham   15/55 16/40
Hartlepool   15p30a ~ 15p45d 16.17 ~ 16.31
Easington   15/18 16/05
Sunderland   15/04 15/51
Norton South Jn 12/30 ?  
Ferryhill South Jn 12/50 13/00  
Tursdale Jn 12/53 13/03  
Penshaw 13/07 13/29  
Washington 13/09 13/31  
Pelaw 13/19 13/38   14/54 15/39
King Edward Bridge Jn 13/25 ?   14/46 15/31
Newcastle Central 13p28a ~ 13p43d 13.54 ~ 14.07 [P9]   14.42a ~ 14.44d 15.22 ~ 15.28 [P9]
Morpeth 14/01 14/29  
Bedlington Jn 14/08 14/43  
Earsdon 14/22 ?  
Benton Quarry Jn 14/33 15/10  


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