30th December 1985

S.L.O.A.
Santa Steam Special

Locos Used 47522 & steam: 3440 & 4930

Route :

Loco(s) Route
47522 London Kings Cross - (via ECML) - Peterborough - Stamford - Oakham - Syston South Jn - Leicester - Hinckley - Midland Jn - Abbey Jn - Water Orton - Landor Stret Jn - Proof House Jn - Birmingham New Street - Soho South Jn - Galton Jn - Stourbridge Junction - Kidderminster
3440 + 4930 Kidderminster - Kidderminster Jn - Droitwich Spa - Tunnel Jn - Malvern Wells - Shelwick Jn - Hereford
3440 + 4930 Hereford - (reverse of outward route) - Kidderminster Jn
47522 Kidderminster Jn - (reverse of outward route) (1) - London Kings Cross

Notes :
(1) Booked route between Galton Jn and Water Orton was: Galton Jn - Soho North Jn - Perry Barr North Jn - Bescot - Walsall - Ryecroft Jn - Park Lane Jn - Water Orton.

Source : Paul Green (joined/left the train at Peterborough)

Timings (Booked Only)
(from Paul Green)

Location Booked (out) Booked (trn)
Kings Cross 07.13d 20.38a
Alexandra Palace 07/21 20/30
Potters Bar 07/28 20/23
Stevenage ??.??a ~ 07.41d 20.09a ~ 20.10d
Hitchin 07/49 20/04
Sandy 07/59 19/51
Huntingdon 08/16 19/41
Peterborough 08.31a ~ 08.33d 19.14a ~ 19.25d
Stamford 08/50 18/57
Luffenham 08/58 18/49
Manton Jn 09/03 18/44
Oakham 09/10 18/34
Melton Mowbray 09/20 18/26
Syston South Jn 09/34 18/09
Leicester 09.41a ~ 09.44d 17.59a ~ 18.02d
Wigston North Jn 09/49 17/54
Midland Jn 10/08 17/39
Abbey Jn 10/11 17/36
Whitacre Jn 10/23 17/23
Water Orton 10/27 17/19
Park Lane Jn - 17/15
Walsall - 16/55
Bescot - 16c48 ~ 16c50
Perry Barr North Jn - 16/42
Soho North Jn - 16/36
Landor Street Jn 10/37 -
Proof House Jn 10/38 -
Birmingham New Street 10.41a ~ 10.43d -
Soho South Jn 10/48 -
Galton Jn 10/50 16/33
Stourbridge Junction 11/02 16/19
Kidderminster 11L09a ~ 11L24d 16.08a ~ 16.10d
Kidderminster Jn 11/26 15L53 ~ 16L06
Hartlebury 11/31 15/45
Droitwich Spa 11/40 15/36
Tunnel Jn 11c49 ~ 11c51 15c23 ~ 15c26
Henwick 11/55 15/19
Malvern Wells 12/08 15/07
Colwall 12p12a ~ 12p32d 15/04
Ledbury 12x40 ~ 12x42 14x52 ~ 14x56
Shelwick Jn 13/00 14/34
Hereford 13.04a 14.30d


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