13th October 1985

Hertfordshire Rail Tours
Geordie-go-Round

Traction Used Newcastle Metro units 4013 & 4021

Route : Reporting Number 185 throughout

Traction Route
4021 + 4013 Newcastle Central - Pelaw - South Shields Sidings
4013 + 4021 South Shields Sidings - Pelaw Refuge Line - South Gosforth - Bank Foot Siding
4021 + 4013 Bank Foot Siding - South Gosforth - New Bridge Street Depot (1)
4021 + 4013 Manors - Stoddart Street Sidings No 2
4013 + 4021 Stoddart Street Sidings No 2 - St James
4021 + 4013 St James - Wallsend - Whitley Bay - Tynemouth - Monkseaton Loop - Benton - South Gosforth depot (2) - Regent Centre Reversing Siding
4013 + 4021 Regent Centre Reversing Siding - Depot Avoiding Line - Benton Sidings No2
4021 + 4013 Benton Sidings No2 - South Gosforth - Newcastle Central

Notes :
(1) Passengers detrained at New Bridge Street depot and walked the short distance to Manors station to rejoin as loaded Metro-cars were not permitted around the curve in between these two locations.
(2) Passengers alighted for depot visit.
(3) The late start of the tour was waiting for the delayed connection from London Kings Cross.


Everyone off! Passengers detrain from 4021 & 4013 in Bridge Street Sidings
before for the walk to Manors (photo: LASERman)

Source : LASERman

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from LASERman)

Location

Booked

Actual

Newcastle Central

13.38d

14.08

Heworth

13/45

?

Pelaw

13/47

14/17

Hebburn

13/51

14/19

Jarrow

13/54

14.22 ~ 14.23

Bede

13/56

14/25

South Shields

14/06

14/34

South Shields Sidings

14.07 ~ 14.16

14.36 ~ 14.45 [No2]

South Shields

14/17

14/46

Bede

14/24

14.54 ~ 14.54

Jarrow

14.26 ~ 14.30

14/56

Hebburn

14/33

14/59

Pelaw Sidings Refuge Line

?

?

Pelaw

14/36

15/04

Heworth

14/38

15/05

Monument

14/46

15.12 ~ 15.12

South Gosforth

14/54

15.20 ~ 15.21

Regent Centre

14/56

15.23 ~ 15.25

Bank Foot Siding

15.03 ~ 15.11

15.33 ~ 15.40

Regent Centre

15/17

15/47

South Gosforth

15/19

15.49 ~ 15.50

New Bridge Street Depot

15.24a ~ ECS

15.56 ~ ECS

Manors

ECS ~ 15.56d

ECS ~ 16.16

Stoddart Street Sidings

15.57 ~ 16.17

16.19 ~ 16.27 [No2]

St James

16.20 ~ 16.24

16.31 ~ 16.34

Wallsend

16/35

16/42

North Shields

16/44

16.52 ~ 16.53

Tynemouth

?

16.55 ~ 16.57

Whitley Bay

16/51

17/00

Monkseaton Loop

?

?

Monkseaton

16/55

17/04

Benton

17/04

17/11

Longbenton

17/07

17/13

South Gosforth Depot

17.13a ~ 18.11d

17.18 ~ 18.03 [via CWM]

Regent Centre Reversing Sdg

18.17 ~ 18.21

18.14 ~ 18.16

Longbenton

18/25

18/22

Four Lane Ends

18.27 ~ 18.28

18/24

Benton

18/30

18/25

Benton Sidings

18.31 ~ 18.38

18.27 ~ 18.38 [No2]

Benton

18/39

?

Longbenton

?

18/41

South Gosforth

18/44

18.44 ~ 18.45

Monument

18/52

18/52

Newcastle Central

18.53a

18.53


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