9th July 1986
British Rail (E.R) / Borough of
Scarborough Spa Express
|Loco Used||steam: 4468 'Mallard'|
|Stock Used||12 mark 1 vb90mph|
|4468||York - Malton - Scarborough|
|4468||Scarborough - Seamer - Filey - Bridlington - Beverley - West Parade Jcn - Anlaby Road Jn - Brough - Staddlethorpe - Howden - Selby - Gascoigne Wood - Church Fenton - Ulleskelf - York|
(1) Return to mainline running for 4468. Gordon Lacy comments: On the outward journey, after a sprightly 69mph after Heslerton, we were brought to a stand at signals for over twenty minutes at Weaverthorpe. Line speeds on the return precluded any 'spirited running' and when we were slowed to 19mph & 'crossed over' at Church Fenton, that looked to be our lot, but the loco (despite the heavy load) was still coaxed up to a creditable 74.5mph at Copmanthorpe - a true thoroughbred, to be sure!
Source : Gordon Lacy (on the train throughout)
(all photos: Gordon Lacy)
"Mallard" steams past Falsgrave 'box after departure from Scarborough.
The photostop at Bridlington.
Ian McDonald's ticket.
Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Gordon Lacy)
|Scarborough||12.18a ~ 15.20d||12.45½ ~ 15.21|
|Bridlington||16p02a ~ 16p17d||16.04 ~ 16.18|
|Beverley||16c46 ~ 16c48||16.53 ~ 16.56½|
|West Parade Jn||16/59||17/08½|
|Botanic Gardens||17w00 ~ 17w37||17.10 ~ 17.37|
|Anlaby Road Jn||17/38||17/38|
|Brough||17c51 ~ 17c53||17.52 ~ 17.54|
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