15th October 1989

Institute of Mining Engineers
South Yorkshire Railtour

DMU's used T027 (53019+54027) + T309 (51372+59490+51414) + T304 (51407+59517+51365)

Route : 1G91 throughout

DMU Route
as listed Sheffield - Retford - Clarborough Jn - Cottam Power Station (round loop) - Clarborough Jn - Retford - Manton Wood SB (7)
as listed Manton Wood SB - Headshunt
as listed Headshunt - Manton Colliery (1)
as listed Manton Colliery - Headshunt
as listed Headshunt - Worksop - Brancliffe East Jn - Dinnington Colliery Jn - Dinnington Main Colliery (2)
as listed Dinnington Main Colliery - Dinnington Colliery Jn
as listed Dinnington  Colliery Jn - Thurncroft Colliery (1)
as listed Thurncroft Colliery - Dinnington  Colliery Jn
as listed Dinnington Colliery Jn - Maltby Colliery South SB
as listed Maltby Colliery South SB - Maltby Colliery (3)
as listed Maltby Colliery - Firbeck West Jn - Harworth Colliery (2)
as listed Harworth Colliery - Firbeck West Jn
as listed Firbeck West Jn - St Catherines Jn - Decoy South Jn - Doncaster
as listed Doncaster - Decoy South Jn - Flyover West Jn - Headshunt (7)
as listed Headshunt - Rossington Colliery (4)
as listed Rossington Colliery - Headshunt (7)
as listed Headshunt - Decoy South Jn - Doncaster - Bentley Colliery Jn  South - Bentley Colliery Jn - Bentley Colliery (1)
as listed Bentley Colliery - Bentley Colliery Jn - Bentley Colliery Jn North - Shaftholme Jn
as listed Shaftholme Jn - Doncaster
as listed Doncaster - Stainforth and Hatfield - Hatfield Main (bunker)
as listed Hatfield Main - Stainforth Jn - Skellow Jn - Carcroft Jn - Castle Hills North Jn - Castle Hills West Jn - Brodsworth Colliery (5)
as listed Brodsworth Colliery - Castle Hills West Jn - Castle Hills South Jn - Doncaster - Conisborough - Thrybergh Jn - Silverwood Jn
as listed Silverwood Jn - Silverwood Colliery
as listed Silverwood Colliery - Silverwood Jn
as listed Silverwood Jn - Thrybergh Jn - (6) Kilnhurst (north of station)
as listed Kilnhurst - Aldwarke Jn - Rotheram Masborough - Sheffield

Notes :
(1) To end of line.
(2) Almost to end of line.
(3) Bunker line.
(4) Short of bunker.
(5) To end of left bunker line.
(6) Train was booked to reverse at Thrybergh Jn.
(7) Reversal point given variously as: Headshunt, Loversall Carr Jn & Rossington Rounding Loop. Ian Umpleby confirms it was the Rounding Loop where the train reversed.


From Andrew Fairholm's ticket collection.

Sources : Paul Griffin (on the train throughout), Martin Pettit, Kevin Driscoll, Alan Osborn & Ian Umpleby

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Kevin Driscoll, Alan Osborn & Ian Umpleby)

M.C Location Booked Actual
0.00 Sheffield 09.00d 09.00
25.04 Retford 09/33 09/42
32.52 Cottam PS 09.56 ~ 10.10 10/08
40.20 Retford 10/25 10/36
45.72 Manton Colliery Jn 10.33 ~ 10.38 10.47 ~ 10.54
46.02 Manton Colliery Headshunt ??.?? ~ ??.?? 10.52 ~ 10.54
46.17 Manton Colliery 10.44 ~ 11.04 11.01 ~ 11.02
46.32 Manton Colliery Headshunt ??.?? ~ ??.?? 11.07 ~ 11.09
? Manton Colliery Jn ??.?? ~ ??.?? ?
51.48 Brancliffe East Jn 11/13 11/18
? Dinnington Jn 11/20 11/27
56.48 Dinnington Colliery 11.36 ~ 11.40 11.33 ~ 11.34
57.57 Dinnington Colliery SB ??.?? ~ ??.?? ?
? Dinnington Jn ? 11.39 ~ 11.40
? Laughton East Jn ? 11/42
60.43 Thurcroft Colliery 11.48 ~ 11.55 11.50 ~ 11.51
64.41 Dinnington Colliery SB 12.03 ~ 12.07 11.59 ~ 12.02
? Laughton East Jn ? 12/06
70.49 Maltby Colliery South Jn ??.?? ~ ??.?? 12.18 ~ 12.22
71.12 Maltby Colliery 12.25a ~ 12.40 12.27 ~ 12.28
73.44 Firbeck Jn 12/50 12/35
77.70 Harworth Colliery 13.04 ~ 13.10 12.49 ~ 12.50
82.16 Firbeck Jn 13.24 ~ 13.28 13.04 ~ 13.07
86.26 St Catherine's Jn 13/38 13/15
? Decoy South Jn 13/40 13/16
87.35 Doncaster 13.52 ~ 13.54 13.28 ~ 13.54
? Decoy South Jn ? 13/59
? Flyover West Jn ? 14/00
94.00 Rossington Rounding Loop
(Loversall Carr Jn)
??.?? ~ 14.04 14.04 ~ 14.11
96.29 Rossington Colliery 14.15 ~ 14.20 14.17 ~ 14.22
98.58 Rossington Rounding Loop
(Loversall Carr Jn)
??.?? ~ 14.30 14.30 ~ 14.36
? Flyover West Jn ? 14/38
? Decoy South Jn ? 14/39
? Doncaster 14/46 14.44 ~ 14.45
? Bentley Colliery South Jn ? 14.47 ~ 14.50
106.26 Bentley Colliery 14.50 ~ 14.55 14.56 ~ 14.59
? Bentley Colliery North Jn ? 15.05 ~ 15.08
108.02 Shaftholme Jn ??.?? ~ 15.04 15.11 ~ 15.14
112.21 Doncaster 15.10 ~ 15.14 15.22 ~ 15.24
? Stainforth Jn 15/23 15/35
119.59 Hatfield Colliery Sidings 15.25 ~ 15.30 15.41 ~ 15.51
124.02 Applehurst Jn 15/40 16/01
128.49 Castle Hills North Jn 15/54 16/17
130.13 Brodsworth Colliery 16.02 ~ 16.12 16.29 ~ 16.34
131.53 Castle Hills South Jn 16.20 16/46
? Doncaster 16.25 ~ 16.27 16.53 ~ 16.54
? Mexborough 16/37 17/05
143.63 Thrybergh Jn 16/42 17/10
145.56 Silverwood Jn ??.?? ~ ??.??d 17.17 ~ 17.20
146.30 Silverwood Colliery 17.00 ~ 17.05 17.26 ~ 17.29
147.04 Silverwood Jn ??.?? ~ ??.?? 17.33 ~ 17.38
148.77 Thrybergh Jn 17.22 ~ 17.26 17.48 ~ 17.52
148.78 Kilnhurst (north of station) DIV 17.56 ~ 18.00
? Thrybergh Jn ? 18/02
? Rotherham Masborough ? 18/09
157.77 Sheffield 17.46a 18.18


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