8th October 1989

Institute of Mining Engineers
The North Yorkshire Railtour

DMU Used 53036+54008 & 2x 3-car class 115 ets

Route : 1G50 throughout (6)

DMU Route
as listed Sheffield - Rotherham Masborough - Swinton - Goldthorpe - Goldthorpe Colliery Jn
as listed Goldthorpe Colliery Jn  - Goldthorpe Colliery
as listed Goldthorpe Colliery  - Goldthorpe Colliery Jn - Moorthorpe
as listed Moorthorpe - Frickley Colliery (1)
as listed Frickley Colliery - Moorthorpe - South Kirkby Jn - South Kirkby Colliery (2)
as listed South Kirkby Colliery -  South Kirkby Jn
as listed South Kirkby Jn - Hare Park Jn - Oakenshaw Jn
as listed Oakenshaw Jn - Royston Jn - Royston Drift Mine (3)
as listed Royston Drift Mine - Royston Jn
as listed Royston Jn - Cudworth - Dearne Valley north Jn - Grimethorpe Colliery (Bridge at Grimethorpe Halt)
as listed Grimethorpe Colliery - Cudworth - Royston - Oakenshaw Jn - Calder Bridge Jn - Turners Lane Jn - Castleford - Castleford East Jn - Allerton Bywater (4)
as listed Allerton Bywater - Castleford East Jn
as listed Castleford East Jn - Burton Salmon - Milford South Jn - Gascoigne Wood Jn - via line past bunker to Hagg Lane  then on to main line at Hagg Lane
as listed Hagg Lane (via main line) - Gascoigne Wood Jn - Burton Salmon - Ferrybridge West - Knottingley - Sudforth Lane
as listed Sudforth Lane - Kellingley Colliery (2)
as listed Kellingley Colliery - Hensall - Hensall Jn - Drax Power Station (round loop) - Hensall Jn - Pontefract Monkhill - Sharlston - Sharlston Colliery
as listed Sharlston Colliery - Pontefract Monkhill
as listed Pontefract Monkhill - Sharlston - Oakenshaw Jn - Wakefield Kirkgate - Horbury Jn - Crigglestone West Jn - Woolley Coal Siding Loop (5) - Barnsley - Sheffield

Notes:
(1) To points at far end of run-round loop, beyond bunker.
(2) To point well beyond bunker.
(3) To point well beyond road overbridge.
(4) To beneath road bridge just before Ledston station. Location given as Ledston in STN.
(5) Tour did Woolley Coal Siding Loop (through Reception Sidings & back onto main line) and NOT the west side and bunker as advertised.
(6) Kevin Driscoll questioned the 1R90 headcode as shown on the timing sheet & Ian Umpleby confirms the STN gave this as 1G50.


From Andrew Fairholm's ticket collection.

Sources : Paul Griffin (on the train throughout) & Kevin Driscoll

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Kevin Driscoll & Ian Umpleby)

M.C Location Booked Actual
0.00 Sheffield 08.55d 08.56
? Wincobank Jn 08/59 09/02
? Holmes Jn 09/02 09/04
? Aldwarke Jn 09/06 09/07
? Dearne Jn 09/10 09/14
14.63 Goldthorpe 09c13 ~ 09c17 09.17 ~ 09.18
14.79 Goldthorpe Colliery Jn 09.20 ~ 09.24 09.20 ~ 09.25
17.01 Goldthorpe Colliery bunker 09.32 ~ 09.36 09.35 ~ 09.39
19.03 Goldthorpe Colliery Jn 09/44 09/48
22.24 Moorthorpe 09.49 ~ 09.53 09.56 ~ 10.01
23.24 Frickley Colliery 10.02 ~ 10.06 10.08 ~ 10.12
24.24 Moorthorpe 10/15 10/22
26.27 South Kirkby Jn 10/18 10/25
27.15 South Kirkby Colliery 10.27 ~ 10.31 10.31 ~ 10.36
? South Kirkby Jn 10.40 ~ 10.44 10.44 ~ 10.48
33.08 Hare Park Jn 10/52 11/03
? Crofton West Jn 10/56 11/06
35.11 Oakenshaw Jn 10.57 ~ 11.01 11.10 ~ 11.17
? Oakenshaw South Jn 11/03 11/22
? Royston Jn 11/19 11.29 ~ 11.30
40.02 Royston Colliery 11.27 ~ 11.31 11.39 ~ 11.43
? Royston Jn 11.38 ~ 11.42 11.50 ~ 11.53
? Cudworth 11/54 12/02
46.05 Dearne Valley Jn 12/02 12/09
49.06 Grimethorpe Halt (site of) 12.14 ~ 12.18 12.21 ~ 12.25
? Cudworth 12/39 12/39
61.60 Oakenshaw South Jn 12/57 12/55
? Oakenshaw Jn 12/59 12/57
? Calder Bridge Jn 13/00 12/59
62.72 Turners Lane Jn 13.03 ~ 13.05 13/04
? Altofts Jn 13/09 13/10
? Castleford East Jn 13/13 13/19
71.06 Allerton Bywater [Ledstone] 13.21 ~ 13.26 13.30 ~ 13.34
72.61 Castleford East Jn 13.33 ~ 13.37 13.47 ~ 13.51
78.30 Milford Jn 13/45 14/02
79.52 Gascoigne Wood West Arrival 13/47 14.08 ~ 14.08
80.20 Hagg Lane 14.03 ~ 14.07 14.19 ~ 14.23
? Gascoigne Wood 14/09 14/26
? Milford Jn 14/11 14/29
? Ferrybridge Jn 14/17 14/37
87.10 Knottingley West Jn 14/20 14/38
89.42 Sudforth Lane 14.23 ~ 14.27 14.48 ~ 14.52
89.52 Kellingley Colliery 14.33 ~ 14.37 14.58 ~ 15.02
89.62 Sudforth Lane 14/42 15/06
93.14 Hensall Jn 14/48 15/20
? Drax Branch Jn 14/50 15/28
99.43 Drax PS 15/05 15.36 ~ 15.36
? Drax Branch Jn 15/20 15/44
105.72 Hensall Jn 15/22 16/00
111.76 Knottingley 15/29 16/11
? Pontefract Monkhill 15/33 16/16
119.47 Sharlston Colliery 15.47 ~ 15.51 16.30 ~ 16.34
125.38 Pontefract Monkhill 16.05 ~ 16.09 16.50 ~ ??.??
132.46 Crofton West Jn 16/19 ?
? Oakenshaw Jn 16/23 ?
134.30 Wakefield Kirkgate 16/24 ?
136.54 Horbury Jn 16/29 ?
141.22 Woolley West Side 16.44 ~ 16.48 ?
? Woolley Coal Sidings 17/01 ?
145.48 Barnsley 17c12 ?
? Ecclesfield West Jn 17/23 ?
? Wincobank Jn 17/28 ?
? Nunnery Main Line Jn 17/31 ?
162.26 Sheffield 17.35a 18.08


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