5th October 1985

S.L.O.A.
The South Yorkshireman

Locos Used 47624 & steam: 46229 'Duchess of Hamilton'

Route : 1Z71 throughout

Loco Route
46229 London Marylebone - Neasden South Jn - Northolt Jn - High Wycombe - Princes Risborough - Bicester - Aynho Jn - Banbury - Leamington Spa - Dorridge - Tyseley - Bordesley Jn - Landor Street Jn - Water Orton - Kingsbury Jn - Tamworth - Wichnor Jn - Burton-on-Trent - Stenson Jn - Sheet Stores Jn - Trent - Toton Centre - Pye Bridge Jn - Clay Cross South Jn - Chesterfield - Dore - Sheffield
47624 Sheffield - Nunnery Main Line Jn - Woodhouse Jn - Worksop - Retford - (via ECML) - London Kings Cross


46229 makes a fine sight passing Dorridge (photo: Gordon Jakes)

Sources : Pete Drury (joined at Marylebone, left at Sheffield), Dave Lodwick & Dick Franklin

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Pete Drury & Dick Franklin)

Location Booked Actual
Marylebone 10.15d 10.30
Neasden South Jn 10/25 10/41
Northolt Jn 10/33 10/51
High Wycombe 11/03 11/14
Princes Risborough 11/23 11/22
Bicester 11.49a ~ 12.16d 11.44 ~ 12.16
Aynho Jn 12/31 12/32
Banbury 12.40a ~ 12.42d 12.39 ~ 12.42
Leamington Spa 13/10 13/06
Hatton 13/23 13/13
Dorridge 13/30 13/23
Tyseley 13.50a ~ 14.55d 13.37 ~ 14.40
Small Heath 15/00 14/45
Bordesley Jn 15/04 14/51
St Andrews Jn 15/05 14/53
Landor Street Jn 15.08a ~ 15.10d 14.55 ~ 15.07
Water Orton 15/15 15/16
Kingsbury Jn 15/22 15/20
Tamworth 15/28 15/31
Wichnor Jn 15/35 15/37
Burton-on-Trent 15/40 15/43
Stenson Jn 15/52 15/57
Sheet Stores Jn 16/15 16/23
Trent 16/17 16/26
Toton Centre 16.25a ~ 17.15d 16.30 ~ 17.09
Trowell Jn 17/22 17/14
Pye Bridge Jn 17/35 17/24
Morton 17/43 17/32
Clay Cross South Jn 17/51 17/36
Chesterfield 17/56 17/41
Dore 18/10 17/49
Sheffield 18.20a ~ 18.35d 18.06 ~ 18.35
Nunnery Main Line Jn 18/37 ?
Worksop 19/03 18/57
Retford 19.23a ~ 19.25d 19.13 ~ 19.27
Newark North Gate 19/47 19/46
Grantham 20/06 20/03
Stoke 20/19 ?
Peterborough 20.41a ~ 20.43d 20.38 ~ 20.51
Huntingdon 20/59 21/19
Sandy 21/10 21/29
Hitchin 21/23 21/38
Stevenage 21.27a ~ 21.28d 21.43 ~ 21.44
Potters Bar 21/41 22/03
Alexandra Palace 21/48 22/08
Kings Cross 21.54a 22.17


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