5th July 1987
|Locos Used||steam: 4771 'Green Arrow'|
|4771||Darlington – Stockton – Ferryhill – Washington South Jn – Pelaw Jn – (via High Level Bridge) (2) – Newcastle|
|4771||Newcastle – (3) (via High Level Bridge) – King Edward Bridge South Jn – Blaydon – Hexham|
|4771||Hexham – Blaydon – King Edward Bridge South Jn – (via High Level Bridge) (2) – Newcastle – (3) (via King Edward Bridge) - (4) Durham – Darlington|
(1) This train was run as part of a programme of events to mark the centenary of the opening of the present Darlington (Top Bank) station.
(2) Booked route was via King Edward Bridge.
(3) Booked route was via High Level Bridge.
(4) Booked route was via Sunderland, Hartlepool, Stockton and Eaglescliffe but train was diverted to run via ECML due to engineering works.
Source : Dick Franklin
Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Dick Franklin)
|Eaglescliffe||10.17a ~ 10.19d||10.16 ~ 10.18||18.00a ~ 18.02d||DIV|
|Norton West Jn||?||10/29|
|King Edward Bridge South Jn||11/39||DIV||DIV||??/??|
|High Level Bridge||DIV||??/??||??/??||DIV|
|Newcastle||11.42a ~ 12.17d||11.43 ~ 12.19||16.11a ~ 16.41d||16.16½ ~ 16.46½|
|King Edward Bridge||12/20||DIV||16/08||DIV|
|High Level Bridge||DIV||??/??||DIV||??/??|
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